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Seeking Refuge

Refugees fleeing violence in other parts of the world work to build community in a troubled and isolated corner of Cincinnati

· Apr 24, 2015 11:04 am

Refugees come to Cincinnati hoping to build a better life. What they find in Millvale is similar to the violence and poverty they left behind.
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Turning Tide

Cincinnati is at the center of a historic battle over same-sex marriage in more ways than one

· Apr 22, 2015 08:11 am

A series of cases to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court involving Ohio and three other states could be the definitive national moment for same sex marriage. Cincinnati is at the epicenter of that moment in more ways than one. ...

Naked & (Un)afraid

Who is this Harvey guy and why are people taking off their clothes for him?

· Apr 22, 2015 08:57 am

There’s something to be said about a person who has gotten hundreds of strangers to pose nude in public for photos and yet doesn’t come off as creepy.  ...

Presidential Suds

Renovated OTR church transforms into a William Howard Taft-themed brewpub

· Apr 21, 2015 03:32 pm

A quick history lesson: William Howard Taft was the 27th president of the United States and died 85 years ago. ...

CAC Takes Audiences Into the Deep, Dark Woods

· Apr 22, 2015 09:44 am

Want to take a contemplative walk in the woods? The Contemporary Arts Center is offering a chance to see nature in a new light — or darkness — on Friday and Saturday. ...

Drawing on the Walls

Cincinnati Art Museum's Rosenthal Education Center gives adults and kids fresh ways to engage in arts learning

· Apr 22, 2015 09:34 am

The Cincinnati Art Museum’s most recent renovation, the Rosenthal Education Center, built just to the left of the Great Hall, is bright, open and cheerful. ...

MidPoint Indie Summer Lineup Showcases Locals and Much More

Plus, veteran local singer/songwriter Bob Cushing releases 'Troubadour Songs'

· Apr 22, 2015 09:46 am

The 2015 MidPoint Indie Summer series, featuring free concerts every Friday on Fountain Square all summer long, spotlights the local music scene and brings in more notable national acts than ever before. Plus, veteran Cincinnati musician Bob Cushing celebrates his latest release, Troubadour Songs, this Saturday.
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Stranger Than Fiction, Funnier Than Reality

· Apr 22, 2015 09:54 am

Comedians playing fictional versions of themselves on scripted television is nothing new — just ask Lucille Ball or Jerry Seinfeld — but it’s certainly a hot trend right now. ...

Hooked on Sonics

Influential early Pacific Northwest rockers The Sonics make an unlikely comeback

· Apr 22, 2015 09:02 am

After years of hearing others talk about their influence on Rock musicians, pioneering Pacific Northwest rockers The Sonics have returned with a tour and brand new album, This Is the Sonics.
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Knife Fight

· Apr 21, 2015 03:35 pm

After 16 hours hunched over 30,000 BTUs, you tend to get a bit slap happy, as was evident by the following forum post, courtesy of Rom Wells, partner at Cheapside Café. ...

Staff Recommendations for Jake Arrieta

· Apr 21, 2015 03:11 pm

In March, Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta made the mistake of telling 
ESPNChicago.com that Cincinnati is worst road city in Major League Baseball. ...

 
 

Call Board: Coming Attractions for Cincinnati Theatergoers

Know Theatre, New Edgecliff, Carnegie, Commonwealth, Xavier announce new seasons

· Apr 26, 2015 11:48 am

Get your calendars read for another avalanche of shows from local theaters. Know Theatre just announced its 2015-2016 season, and several others have done the same recently, so you’ll find everything rounded up in this “Call Board” blog for CityBeat...

People’s Liberty Announces 2015 Spring Project Grants

Local organization to fund eight civic-minded projects with latest round of grants

· Apr 24, 2015 01:20 pm

People’s Liberty, a local group that describes itself as a “philanthropic lab that brings together civic-minded talent to address challenges and uncover opportunities to accelerate the positive transformation of Greater Cincinnati,” has announced eight new grantees who will receive help and...

Moby Dick Symposium Starts Today at CAM

NKU professor to moderate discussion on classic novel's 21st century impact

· Apr 24, 2015 09:04 am

Tonight at 6:30 p.m., Cincinnati Art Museum will host a symposium on Moby-Dick: How a 19th Century Novel Speaks to the 21st Century. This free event features Elizabeth Schultz, author of Unpainted to the Last; Samuel Otter, editor of Leviathan; Matt Kish, author of...

Stage Door: Searing Drama and Silly Comedy

· Apr 24, 2015 08:49 am

A group you might not have heard of, Diogenes Theatre Company, is establishing a solid reputation with its recent production of Twilight: Los Angeles 1992 and its current staging of Ariel Dorfman's Death and the Maiden, featuring three professional actors you will know if...

Early-Bird MidPoint Music Festival Tickets Now On Sale

Weekend passes for MPMF 2015 go on sale and new dates announced

· Apr 24, 2015 07:10 am

A limited amount of early-bird passes to the 2015 MidPoint Music Festival are on sale now. Tickets good for all three days of the fest are available for $69, while V.I.P. passes are only $149. Once this first batch of passes is gone, weekend passes will be $79 (and $179 for V.I.P.s) through...

Forgotten Classics: Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier

Reviewing lesser-known films that stand the test of time

· Apr 23, 2015 01:25 pm

We all have that one Disney movie that we love dearly. The one film that, despite whatever age we are, we can watch and enjoy. For me there are several that meet that criteria: The Three Caballeros (1945), Beauty and...

Morning News and Stuff

Seelbach, Cranley debate OTR parking plan; CCV head Burress "not optimistic" about SCOTUS same-sex marriage case; GOP state lawmakers cut up Kasich budget

· Apr 23, 2015 09:55 am

Hello Cincy. You know what time it is. Yep, news time.It’s become a dependable, even comforting, routine. On Thursday mornings, I sit down and tell you all about the ways in which City Council bickered over the streetcar in its Wednesday meeting. The tradition continues.  A discussion...

This Week's Dining and Food Events

Eat. Drink. Be merry.

· Apr 22, 2015 10:21 am

A beer festival at Listermann Brewing Company, a wine festival in Milford, a food truck competition and the Midwest Culinary Institute at Cincinnati State's annual 1 Night 12 Kitchens bash. Plus, Northside's new Urban Artifact brewery opens Monday.WEDNESDAY APRIL 22Rhinegeist Beer Dinner at...

 

Turning Tide

Cincinnati is at the center of a historic battle over same-sex marriage in more ways than one

· Apr 22, 2015 08:11 am

A series of cases to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court involving Ohio and three other states could be the definitive national moment for same sex marriage. Cincinnati is at the epicenter of that moment in more ways than one. ...

Roughly Hewn Since 1965

· Apr 23, 2015 10:28 am

I came from first love and lust then conflict, disbelief and, finally, resolution, and that has been the cycle of my life — not necessarily in that order — lo these last 50 years. ...

MidPoint Indie Summer Lineup Showcases Locals and Much More

Plus, veteran local singer/songwriter Bob Cushing releases 'Troubadour Songs'

· Apr 22, 2015 09:46 am

The 2015 MidPoint Indie Summer series, featuring free concerts every Friday on Fountain Square all summer long, spotlights the local music scene and brings in more notable national acts than ever before. Plus, veteran Cincinnati musician Bob Cushing celebrates his latest release, Troubadour Songs, this Saturday.
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Presidential Suds

Renovated OTR church transforms into a William Howard Taft-themed brewpub

· Apr 21, 2015 03:32 pm

A quick history lesson: William Howard Taft was the 27th president of the United States and died 85 years ago. ...

Damage Looms in the 'Clouds of Sils Maria'

· Apr 22, 2015 10:07 am

Maria Enders (Juliette Binoche) lives in rare air. She is an accomplished actress on both stage and screen, beautiful and recognizable by those within the industry — the power players who matter most, especially when it comes to casting.
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Stranger Than Fiction, Funnier Than Reality

· Apr 22, 2015 09:54 am

Comedians playing fictional versions of themselves on scripted television is nothing new — just ask Lucille Ball or Jerry Seinfeld — but it’s certainly a hot trend right now. ...



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