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Asian Fusian Barbecue with Tobias Harris

· Feb 25, 2015 12:20 pm

Tobias Harris spent 23 years designing other peoples’ restaurants before he designed his own.
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Slow Ride

A proposed East Side bike trail is one of the final pieces needed to connect Cincinnati to a statewide network of trails. So what’s the holdup?

· Feb 25, 2015 09:47 am

Picture an epic trip on a dedicated bike trail from downtown Cincinnati to the shores of Lake Erie in Cleveland. Or, if you’re less ambitious, visualize a Saturday jaunt from Milford to downtown. Both are surprisingly close to reality.
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Feeling the Flow

The man behind WAIF's Trash Flow Radio is a law professor with a long history of championing freeform radio

· Feb 25, 2015 09:33 am

Ken Katkin has built several careers out of his love for adventurous music and freeform radio. ...

New Show at DAAP Captures ‘Liquid Light’

· Feb 25, 2015 01:00 pm

Marioni is a purist — a painter’s painter whose quest to make art isn’t about being decorative or interpretive, but rather is a search for light — Liquid Light, as his show is called. ...

See-Through

· Feb 25, 2015 10:33 am

Watching the Oscars Sunday night was fun and fanciful because there’s nothing like watching wealthy, accomplished white people “acting” racially guilty when they’re really quite comfortable in their homogeneous groupings. ...

Good Eggs

Jason Snell’s Globe Gallery installation for People’s Liberty encourages good deeds

· Feb 25, 2015 12:37 am

Artist/designer Jason Snell’s inaugural installation Good Eggs at People’s Liberty’s Globe Gallery next month will be the first tangible assertion of the organization’s progressive approach to cultivating the work of unconventional creatives. ...

Get Your Grape On

Cincinnati International Wine Festival celebrates 25 years

· Feb 25, 2015 12:03 pm

In 1991, a group of wine lovers, including founder Russ Wiles, partnered with public radio station WGUC to create the Cincinnati International Wine Festival, an event aimed at raising money for the public radio system and to promote wine culture in Cincinnati. ...

Thigh of the Tiger

Tiger Sex proves that imported local music is every bit as good as the homegrown stuff

· Feb 25, 2015 11:41 am

Tiger Sex has been a Cincinnati band for a little more than a year and has come to appreciate the local ins and outs.
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Your Weekend To Do List (2/27-3/1)

Let's be real: House of Cards premieres tonight; most of us probably won't leave the house this weekend

· Feb 27, 2015 02:04 pm

After fans were teased by its brief availability online two weeks ago — a “bug,” they say — the next chapter of House of Cards is finally here. Since some of us are guilty of binge-watching both previous seasons, it’s been more than a year since many viewers have spent some...

Freekbass Signs with Ropeadope

Cincinnati Funk artist inks deal with diverse and esteemed independent label

· Feb 27, 2015 12:33 pm

Veteran Cincinnati Funk bassist/singer/songwriter Freekbass announced this week that he has signed a deal with the esteemed Ropeadope Records. Freekbass’ next album — the follow-up to last year’s self-released Everybody’s Feelin’ Real (which you can stream/purchase here) — is...

Morning News and Stuff

Hamilton County Justice Center featured on reality TV; rally on Fountain Square tomorrow will memorialize trans murder victims; FCC says yes to net neutrality

· Feb 27, 2015 11:00 am

Hey all! It’s Friday. I have work to do. Let’s keep this brief, shall we, while avoiding a stupid debate about the color of any pictures of women’s wear that might be floating around the Internet. (I see both blue and black and white and gold depending on when I look. Yes, I am...

Stage Door: Cincinnati Theaters Generating Heat, Despite Cold Weather

· Feb 27, 2015 09:45 am

Last weekend's snowstorm canceled performances at several local theaters (including the Cincinnati Playhouse), so you might have had several days without theater. Is it time to make up? I finally caught up with Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's adaptation of Little Women​ last night, and...

Locally Based Project Seeks Musician Input

Artist-focused digital music platform MusicLi launches survey

· Feb 26, 2015 11:39 am

Late last year it was announced that Brad Schnittger (member of the great local band The Sundresses) was selected as one of two "Haile Fellows" for 2015 by People’s Liberty, which provides $100,000 grants to local projects in an effort to “uncover opportunities to accelerate the positive...

Forgotten Classics: Hook

Reviewing lesser-known films that stand the test of time

· Feb 26, 2015 11:30 am

On Aug. 11, 2014, the world lost one of its greatest entertainers of the last century — Robin Williams. I can remember where I was when I heard about his passing. I just got home from my day job as a security guard at King’s Island, logged onto Facebook and the first thing I saw was the...

Morning News and Stuff

Former attorney Deters: "lawyers are not a choral of angels;" Hamilton bans weed sales; GOP mocks Strickland Senate announcement

· Feb 26, 2015 11:19 am

Hey all! Here’s the news today. A well-known former attorney has filed a federal lawsuit against the Kentucky Bar Association to get his license back after it was suspended. Eric Deters has served three suspensions over his career for making false statements in court, failing to return a fee to...

Bunbury Music Festival Announces 2015 Lineup

The Black Keys, Snoop Dogg and Avett Brothers headline fourth annual riverfront fest

· Feb 26, 2015 09:47 am

The Bunbury Music Festival will present its fourth annual three-day event on Cincinnati’s riverfront (Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove) June 5-7 this year (moved up from the usual July dates due to Reds/All Star Game activities). This morning, organizers of the festival — which was...

 

Slow Ride

A proposed East Side bike trail is one of the final pieces needed to connect Cincinnati to a statewide network of trails. So what’s the holdup?

· Feb 25, 2015 09:47 am

Picture an epic trip on a dedicated bike trail from downtown Cincinnati to the shores of Lake Erie in Cleveland. Or, if you’re less ambitious, visualize a Saturday jaunt from Milford to downtown. Both are surprisingly close to reality.
...

Worst Week Ever!: Feb. 18-24

· Feb 25, 2015 10:19 am

Not too long ago, the school of thought espoused by those who liked George W. Bush when he was giving speeches that sounded as if Ricky from Trailer Park Boys wrote them was that people who don’t like the president are not American. ...

True to Life

Rod Picott writes about working-class life from an honest place

· Feb 25, 2015 11:50 am

Here’s a handy little mathematical equation to keep in mind when considering the state of popular music: Modern Country = lies. Americana = truth. ...

New Local Release News

40lbs of Lye, Jim Pelz and Technicolor Monster celebrate new releases this weekend

· Feb 25, 2015 09:24 am

Locals 40lbs of Lye, Jim Pelz and Technicolor Monster celebrate new releases this weekend. Plus, MC Till and friends plot out a new Hip Hop-centric album and book for kids and submissions are now open for showcase consideration at the 2015 MidPoint Music Festival.
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Good Eggs

Jason Snell’s Globe Gallery installation for People’s Liberty encourages good deeds

· Feb 25, 2015 12:37 am

Artist/designer Jason Snell’s inaugural installation Good Eggs at People’s Liberty’s Globe Gallery next month will be the first tangible assertion of the organization’s progressive approach to cultivating the work of unconventional creatives. ...

Hail to the Chief

· Feb 25, 2015 01:44 pm

After fans were teased by its brief availability online two weeks ago — a “bug,” they say — the next chapter of House of Cards (Season Premiere, Friday, Netflix) is finally here. ...



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