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Lost in Wilberforce

America’s oldest historically black private college is on the verge of losing its accreditation. Can it be saved?

· Oct 22, 2014 08:13 am

Wilberforce must address enormous debt, a deteriorating campus and serious holes in the administration, holes which until very recently included the president of the university, all before December 15, or risk losing its accreditation. ...

A Tale of Two Suburbs

The checkered past of two racially tense Midwestern suburbs

· Oct 22, 2014 08:47 am

Many have made parallels between the shooting of Mike Brown by a Ferguson police officer and the killing of John Crawford III in a Beavercreek Walmart — but the racial tensions and local reactions surrounding the tragedies differ. ...

Happy Accidents

The Coathangers’ party-starting Rock testifies to the power of chasing whims and instincts

· Oct 22, 2014 10:27 am

The group’s skittish, disheveled, loud, lo-fi-leaning and often tongue-in-cheek music syncs seamlessly with the band’s origins. ...

Marrakech Moroccan Café & Grill (Review)

Unexpected flavors and thoughtful preparations at Clifton’s Moroccan Eatery

· Oct 22, 2014 01:11 pm

How many of the ideas you’ve had while smoking a hookah have ever come to fruition? ...

Rediscovering Lost Photos From a Long-Ago West End

· Oct 22, 2014 11:56 am

Under the sponsorship of the Historical and Philosophical Society of Ohio (now the Cincinnati Historical Society), George S. Rosenthal took roughly 3,600 photographs of West End places ...

To Do This Week

· Oct 22, 2014 01:55 pm

Festive fun for skeptics, believers, kids and pets.
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Worst Week Ever!: Oct.16-22

· Oct 22, 2014 09:15 am

UC football coach Tommy Tuberville introduced President George W. Bush to some of the squad down in Dallas
before the team won big over Southern Methodist University. ...

Home Free

Safe House explores a little known dimension of freedom at the Cincinnati Playhouse

· Oct 22, 2014 11:49 am

I thought I knew quite a bit about American history before I read Keith Josef Adkins’ new play, Safe House, about to have its world premiere at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. ...

They Raped That City

· Oct 22, 2014 09:30 am

A community already known for its poverty and rampant drug use and its less-than-stellar track record of public education and housing doesn’t need the stench of rapists added to its long list of ills and woes. ...

 
 

Music Tonight: We Were Promised Jetpacks and More

· Oct 23, 2014 09:06 am

It’s a double bill of Scottish Indie Rock at Bogart’s tonight as We Were Promised Jetpacks and The Twilight Sad pull into town for a free, all-ages 8 p.m. show. The concert was originally scheduled for Over-the-Rhine’s Woodward Theater, but was moved due to the new venue not quite being...

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Halloween Happenings for 2014

· Oct 22, 2014 04:14 pm

October is synonymous with Halloween, haunted houses, harvest festivals and more-sexy-than-scary costume balls. Whether you plan on being a slutty nurse, a moody John Snow, your basic zombie or Dracula, the Tristate offers more than enough events for you to get your freaky on all haunting...

FotoFocus Talk Spotlights Lexington's Photographic Heritage

· Oct 22, 2014 12:20 pm

If the assault of Mitch McConnell ads has you thinking Kentucky must be the most hopelessly unprogressive state ever, a FotoFocus Biennial-related lecture last Sunday provided another take on the Bluegrass State. The speaker, who also presented slides, was the veteran Lexington photographer Guy...

Deke Dickerson Sings "Instrumentals" with Los Straitjackets

Roots music favorite and Surf-y instrumental heroes team up for unique album of vocalized instrumental hits

· Oct 22, 2014 09:37 am

The world’s greatest wrestling-masked instrumental musical ensemble Los Straitjackets return to the Cincinnati area tonight for a show at Southgate House Revival. The band is joined by Roots music fave Deke Dickerson, who collaborated with Los Straitjackets on the recently released LP, Los...

Morning News and Stuff

Cincinnati-Chicago high speed rail gets more boosters; VLT auction under investigation; Kasich says part of the ACA helped people... but we should repeal the ACA

· Oct 22, 2014 09:35 am

Good morning y’all! Here’s a quicker than usual rundown of the day’s news before I jet for an interview. There is yet another version of the Union Terminal restoration deal being passed around. The deal, which Hamilton County Commissioners are expected to vote on soon, doesn’t make many...

Valley of the Sun Tour Diary: A Day in the Life of a Merch Guy

· Oct 22, 2014 09:00 am

Before I left, I had a lot of people ask me just what I’d be doing while on tour. The best answer I could give them was, “I don’t know, sell shirts I guess.”  So, in an effort to give you a better picture of what a day in the life of Valley of the Sun’s illustrious merch guy/tour...

Morning News and Stuff

Tracie Hunter suspended by Ohio Supreme Court; COAST, labor unions jump on anti-toll effort; Cincinnati one of the best cities for Halloween

· Oct 21, 2014 10:06 am

So it’s not Monday anymore, which is a plus, but still. This week is the first week in my mission to give up caffeine and donuts. It’s going to be a long, long haul. Anyway, on with the news.The city administration yesterday described in more detail a parking plan for Over-the-Rhine that’s...

Music Tonight: Method Man and Redman, Unearth and More

· Oct 21, 2014 09:40 am

Between Wu-Tang Clan reunion shows and the seminal Hip Hop group’s forthcoming new album, two Wu members have hit the road to headline the World Wide Rollers Tour, presented by The Smokers Club, a group of weed/Hip Hop aficionados that have booked five national tours and launched a clothing...

 

A Tale of Two Suburbs

The checkered past of two racially tense Midwestern suburbs

· Oct 22, 2014 08:47 am

Many have made parallels between the shooting of Mike Brown by a Ferguson police officer and the killing of John Crawford III in a Beavercreek Walmart — but the racial tensions and local reactions surrounding the tragedies differ. ...

Worst Week Ever!: Oct.16-22

· Oct 22, 2014 09:15 am

UC football coach Tommy Tuberville introduced President George W. Bush to some of the squad down in Dallas
before the team won big over Southern Methodist University. ...

Happy Accidents

The Coathangers’ party-starting Rock testifies to the power of chasing whims and instincts

· Oct 22, 2014 10:27 am

The group’s skittish, disheveled, loud, lo-fi-leaning and often tongue-in-cheek music syncs seamlessly with the band’s origins. ...

Ingrid Woode Celebrates New CD/DVD Release

Plus, Sunday brings several cool local shows, including a multimedia event presented by IsWhat?, Mixtapes' last local show (for awhile) and a benefit for Larry Goshorn

· Oct 21, 2014 03:37 pm

Ingrid Woode and The Woode Tribe Orchestra celebrate the release of their new CD/DVD package, Going LiVe In FiVe. Meanwhile, Sunday brings a wealth of great local shows, including a multimedia event presented by IsWhat?, Mixtapes' last local performance (for awhile) and a benefit concert for Larry Goshorn. ...

Home Free

Safe House explores a little known dimension of freedom at the Cincinnati Playhouse

· Oct 22, 2014 11:49 am

I thought I knew quite a bit about American history before I read Keith Josef Adkins’ new play, Safe House, about to have its world premiere at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. ...

Cincinnati Detectives Go ‘Inside Homicide’

· Oct 22, 2014 12:56 pm

Inside Homicide (10 p.m. Thursdays, Investigation Discovery) follows Cincinnati detectives Jenny Luke and Jennifer Mitsch along with Atlanta’s Summer Benton as they investigate homicides in their respective cities. ...



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