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Candy-Coated Easter

Comments 0 · Apr 15, 2014 04:08 pm

Easter is the second most important candy-eating occasion in America (next to Halloween), and the National Confectioners Association (NCA) estimates Americans will spend $2.26 billion on Easter candy this year.  ...

Forgotten Population

Women’s City Club to host a discussion on ways the criminal justice system is failing women

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 06:00 am

Each week Ohio Justice and Policy Center (OJPC) Executive Director David Singleton visits the Dayton Correctional Institute (DCI). He feels his presence is making a difference — hearing voices that would have otherwise remained silent. He speaks candidly about one of his clients, a woman serving 17 years after shooting her former police officer husband to death. ...

Soup-er Woman

Long-running “Soupruary” blog offers recipes and insight into the friendly world of soup

Comments 0 · Apr 15, 2014 04:05 pm

Five years ago this past February, Loeffler started her Soupruary blog, where the bubbly redhead details the making of a different soup every day for the entire month of February, including photos and a recipe.  ...

Canada's Funniest Criminals Balance Genius and Dimwit

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 09:01 am

Trailer Park Boys is a mockumentary/sitcom that explores the meaning of life through a comedic ensemble of drunken, perpetually stoned reprobates. In other words, it’s quite relatable. ...

China's Last Emperors Wore Some Cool Threads

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 08:54 am

Have you seen the emperor’s old clothes at the Taft Museum of Art? With apologies to Hans Christian Andersen’s cautionary tale of vanity, the naked truth remains that we’re judged by our dress. ...

The Formula at Covington's Carnegie Is Working

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 08:50 am

You won’t find cutting-edge material onstage at the Carnegie. The theater’s managing director Joshua Steele has mastered two elements: He collaborates with a wide array of local theater artists and companies, and he produces works that are, by and large, familiar fare. ...

Garden Karma

Grow It Forward Gardens promotes healthy food access and community engagement

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 08:44 am

For garden visionary Chris Smyth, sustainability coordinator of neighborhood nonprofit Price Hill Will (PHW), an empty yard is more than a patch of dirt. It’s a blank canvas. ...

 
 

New Bikeway Proposal Could Cost Additional $110,000

Vice Mayor Mann set to introduce motion to save parking spaces

Comments 0 · Apr 22, 2014 04:43 pm

The city’s cost of a long-planned piece of cycling infrastructure could more than double if City Council approves a motion Vice Mayor David Mann planned to introduce on April 23.  Mayor John Cranley successfully paused the Central Parkway Bikeway Project for public discourse in response...

Savor the Season and Chef Competition at Gorman Heritage Farm

Tastings, workshops, cocktails and more

Comments 0 · Apr 22, 2014 02:50 pm

Evendale's Gorman Heritage Farm — a real, working farm — welcomes spring with their second Savor the Season: Farm to Fork Celebration. From 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, May 3, the 122-acre farm (in partnership with Slow Food Cincinnati) will be abuzz with educational and...

Stage Door: Weekend Theater Picks

Comments 0 · Apr 18, 2014 11:24 am

There are several good theater choices south of the Ohio River this weekend.The theater (and dance) program at Northern Kentucky University presents a truly varied array of programming — this season has included a play by Orson Welles, the legendary musical South Pacific, Shakespeare's...

Q&A with Rajiv Satyal

Comedian brings his No Man's Land tour to the Aronoff Center Saturday

Comments 0 · Apr 18, 2014 10:38 am

Comedian Rajiv Satyal was born and bred in Cincinnati — Fairfield to be exact. He’s gone from being an intern on Capitol Hill to brand manager at Procter & Gamble to full-time comedian living in Los Angeles. Satyal has worked with Dave Chappelle, Kevin James, Tim (the tool man) Allen,...

HalfCut Beer Cafe Grand Opening Friday

HalfCut pours its first beers for the public tomorrow

Comments 0 · Apr 17, 2014 11:34 am

HalfCut Beer Café invites beer lovers to take their taste buds on an explosive journey as they celebrate their opening to the public April 18th.The cafe — on Walnut Street in Over-the-Rhine, attached to the new taco shop Gomez Salsa — will offer growlers to-go plus beers to sample and drink...

Know Theatre Announces 2014 Fringe Festival Lineup

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 08:46 pm

This evening at its Jackson Street headquarters in Over-the-Rhine, Know Theatre of Cincinnati revealed the lineup for the 11th annual Cincinnati Fringe Festival to a crowd of nearly 100 enthusiastic supporters and performers. The two-week festival begins Tuesday, May 27, with the

Contemporary Arts Center Launches Redesigned Website

The CAC celebrates its 75th anniversary this year

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 03:19 pm

The Contemporary Arts Center marks its 75th anniversary with the launch of its newly redesigned website, contemporaryartscenter.org. By adding a timeline and a list of exhibits dating back to 1939, the updated site highlights some of the museum’s most notable attractions through videos and...

Dining Out for Life 2014

Fight AIDS by dining out at your favorite restaurants on April 24

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 02:24 pm

Dining Out For Life is an annual event to raise funds for licensed AIDS service agencies in 60 cities across the nation. Started in 1991 by ActionAIDS in Philadelphia, today more than 3,000 restaurants donate a portion of their proceeds from one day to the aforementioned service agencies;...

 

The Gay (K)not

Comments 0 · Apr 15, 2014 04:07 pm

There is a chasm between the law, love, marriage and homosexuality in America, but they keep bumping into one another like they’re on the prowl in a gay bar: doing that Stranger Tango — checking one another out from a distance until one makes The Move. ...

Forgotten Population

Women’s City Club to host a discussion on ways the criminal justice system is failing women

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 06:00 am

Each week Ohio Justice and Policy Center (OJPC) Executive Director David Singleton visits the Dayton Correctional Institute (DCI). He feels his presence is making a difference — hearing voices that would have otherwise remained silent. He speaks candidly about one of his clients, a woman serving 17 years after shooting her former police officer husband to death. ...

China's Last Emperors Wore Some Cool Threads

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 08:54 am

Have you seen the emperor’s old clothes at the Taft Museum of Art? With apologies to Hans Christian Andersen’s cautionary tale of vanity, the naked truth remains that we’re judged by our dress. ...

Let the Good Times Roll

Twenty-six years in, the Supersuckers are still on the grind — and still dreaming big

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 11:11 am

Even as the decades have passed and several members have moved in and out, Supersuckers remain committed to flippant, hooky, high-energy, underground-friendly Rock & Roll that heavily draws from Rockabilly, Garage Rock, Country and Punk. ...

Gypsy (Review)

Covedale production could use a bit more nasty

Comments 0 · Apr 22, 2014 03:11 pm

Gypsy, a great musical from 1959, has a score by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a script by Arthur Laurents. It’s the true story of burlesque stripper Gypsy Rose Lee (she preferred the label “ecdysiast”)...

'Silicon Valley' Delivers Smart Nerd Humor

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 09:20 am

Move over, Sheldon. The Big Bang Theory may have helped popularize or mainstream “nerd culture,” but Silicon Valley keeps it real with sharp wit, spot-on tech references and just a touch of social awkwardness — the makings of any true geek. ...



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