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Summer of Sanders

Bern-storming the Midwest with Vermont’s favorite son

· Jul 29, 2015 09:50 am

Four weeks ago, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) became impossible to ignore. ...

Acceptable Risks

· Jul 29, 2015 10:31 am

The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart understands his audience.
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The Dungeon Shook

· Jul 29, 2015 10:39 am

Conspiracy theories are so intrinsically mired and ingrained in black culture because, first, America has made us, in toto, paranoid to live in our own black bodies. ...

No Taxation Without (Oil and Gas) Representation


Gov. John Kasich’s fracking tax succumbs to GOP and industry powers

· Jul 29, 2015 10:50 am

Last month, Republican lawmakers axed a proposed tax hike by Gov. John Kasich that would have raised Ohio’s near non-existent severance tax on oil and gas drilling.  ...

Goin' Up the Country

Eleni Mandell explores a simpler path through the Zen of Country influence on Dark Lights Up

· Jul 29, 2015 08:43 am

With a fan base as loyal as a Marine battalion and a catalog littered with nine sparkling gems of diverse Folk/Pop/Rock, including the ebullient Dick Van Dyke parks-and-recreational swing of last year’s Let’s Fly a Kite, singer/songwriter Eleni Mandell had no desire or inclination to subject her creative methodology to any severe course corrections.  ...

Jack Walker 1948-2015

· Jul 29, 2015 08:54 am

Longtime Cincinnati artist/musician Jack Walker passed away on July 20. He was 67. 
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Evolution of an Artist

Large-scale public art projects push painter Jonathan Queen to continue evolving

· Jul 29, 2015 11:42 am

Cincinnati-based artist Jonathan Queen does not shy away from long-term commitments. ...

Life Is Just a (Dancing) Dream for Cincinnati Couple

· Jul 29, 2015 11:31 am

Aside from those who become marketable marquee stars, it’s not all that common for dancers to find a sustainable living in their art form. Or long-term romance. Or family. It’s a hard-knock life, being a dancer.
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A Call for New Installation Art in Old OTR Buildings

· Jul 29, 2015 11:34 am

Over-the-Rhine is alive with creative ideas to broaden and deepen the revived neighborhood’s — and the city’s — cultural offerings. ...

Movies of My Mind

· Jul 29, 2015 11:28 am

I simply can’t find the words (or the feelings behind the words) to describe the soulless hell that is this week’s reboot of Vacation. So instead, I’m daydreaming — thinking of movies that will never be. ...

Growing — and Learning — Green

OTR’s Rothenberg Preparatory Academy’s Rooftop Garden School Program teaches students about responsibility and sustainability

· Jul 29, 2015 12:27 pm

If you drive north on East Liberty in Over-the-Rhine and take a right onto McMicken Avenue, you’ll pass a building whose glass-paneled front doors stand out slightly from the semi-dilapidated storefronts that line the rest of the street.
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Photos: Response to Samuel Dubose Shooting Indictment

Hundreds took to the streets in peaceful remembrance of Dubose and to protest his death

· Jul 30, 2015 08:51 am

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters yesterday announced that University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing has been indicted by a grand jury on murder charges for the shooting death of 43-year-old Cincinnati resident Samuel Dubose. Deters also released body camera footage of the...

Grand Jury Indicts Officer in Death of Samuel Dubose

Hamilton County prosecutor: Tensing purposely killed Dubose

· Jul 29, 2015 12:40 pm

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters today announced that a grand jury has indicted University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing for the killing of Samuel Dubose during a traffic stop on July 19. Tensing will be arrested and charged with murder. If convicted, he will face life in...

Morning News and Stuff

Deters to release Dubose shooting footage today; hotel on Purple People Bridge stalled; Boehner in trouble with House conservatives again

· Jul 29, 2015 09:52 am

Good morning all. Here’s the news today. The biggest story is the possible release of a grand jury decision and/or body camera footage in the case of Samuel Dubose.Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters has scheduled a 1 p.m. news conference about the death of Dubose at the hands of University...

This Week's Food & Dining Events

CityBeat's throwing a pork and whiskey party

· Jul 29, 2015 09:26 am

Most classes and events require registration; classes frequently sell out. WEDNESDAY 29Grilling with Ellen: A Tuscan Dinner — Italian sangria with Chianti and prosecco; shrimp, lemon and garlic bruschetta; sausage-stuffed mushrooms; steak panzanella; and pressed chocolate cake. 6-8:30...

Morning News and Stuff

Dubose family hires Zimmerman attorney; Tucker's closed by fire; U.S. Bank to get big renovation

· Jul 28, 2015 10:27 am

Hey Cincinnati! I'm Natalie, a new staff writer here at CityBeat covering news. You may have already seen a byline or two of mine. Expect to see more! I'm giving Nick a little break today and taking on my first morning round-up of headlines. Here's what's happening.The family of Samuel Dubose,...

Leftovers: What We Ate This Weekend

Asian, beer and barbecue

· Jul 27, 2015 12:03 pm

Each week CityBeat staffers, dining writers and the occasional intern tell you what they ate this weekend. We're not always proud — or trendy — but we definitely spend at least some money on food. Casey Arnold: Yesterday, my boyfriend and I went to Findlay Market to see...

Morning News and Stuff

Protests continue over Dubose shooting; Ohio marijuana legalization drama; Kasich goes PoMo

· Jul 27, 2015 10:11 am

Hey all! Hope your weekend was grand. Here’s the news today.Today is the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. There are a number of events going on downtown to commemorate the historic federal law, which works to guarantee equal rights for those with disabilities. A rally...

Review: Cincinnati Opera's Turandot

The Opera's 95th season closes Friday

· Jul 27, 2015 10:00 am

Cincinnati Opera winds up its 95th season in truly grand operatic fashion with an opulent production of Puccini’s Turandot. The singing is (mostly) sublime, the spectacle is lavish and all the production elements are executed with stylish precision....

 

No Taxation Without (Oil and Gas) Representation


Gov. John Kasich’s fracking tax succumbs to GOP and industry powers

· Jul 29, 2015 10:50 am

Last month, Republican lawmakers axed a proposed tax hike by Gov. John Kasich that would have raised Ohio’s near non-existent severance tax on oil and gas drilling.  ...

William H. Cosby Jr. vs. The Cos

· Jul 22, 2015 11:02 am

Bill Cosby created The Cos — perhaps unofficially in the early 1970s, after breaking a color barrier by being cast in in I Spy in 1965 — as a means of convincing us he wasn’t at all like that lecherous curmudgeon Bill Cosby. Again.
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Jack Walker 1948-2015

· Jul 29, 2015 08:54 am

Longtime Cincinnati artist/musician Jack Walker passed away on July 20. He was 67. 
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Coffee Break

A Swedish café in Covington yields an authentic Scandinavian experience

· Jul 22, 2015 10:03 am

The U.S. is the most overworked developed country in the world, but in Sweden, employees and people in general take a daily “fika,” which roughly means “coffee break.” 
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'Lachey's Bar' Lays on the Cincy Love

· Jul 29, 2015 11:18 am

When word spread that brothers Nick and Drew Lachey — Cincinnati natives of 98 Degrees fame — were not only opening a bar in their hometown but also documenting the experience on A&E, the legitimacy of both ventures was questionable at best. ...

Movies of My Mind

· Jul 29, 2015 11:28 am

I simply can’t find the words (or the feelings behind the words) to describe the soulless hell that is this week’s reboot of Vacation. So instead, I’m daydreaming — thinking of movies that will never be. ...



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