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Pitch Perfect

ArtWorks Big Pitch finalists highlight local independent businesses

· Jul 1, 2015 09:12 am

Earlier this spring, area arts organization ArtWorks invited local established artists, designers, makers and overall creative entrepreneurs to participate in its second-annual Big Pitch competition. 
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Equal

· Jul 1, 2015 09:51 am

All things being equal, I am mightily confused by America, but also greatly enamored with Her. She has fooled around and redeemed herself to a great many of Her people. ...

Fighting On

Advocates push back against new state regulations closing in on Cincinnati’s last clinic providing abortions

· Jul 1, 2015 09:37 am

In the gray early morning of June 24, a charter bus idled outside the Elizabeth Campbell Surgical Center in Mount Auburn waiting to take a group of Planned Parenthood supporters from Cincinnati to the state capitol building in Columbus. ...

U.S. Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

· Jul 1, 2015 09:48 am

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 26 that same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional, legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide
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Aoife Madness

Aoife O’Donovan has plenty of fire and more than enough irons for this summer and beyond

· Jul 1, 2015 08:28 am

On paper, Aoife O’Donovan is the busiest woman in the music business. ...

Mini Cine

C. Jacqueline Wood’s temporary microcinema looks for permanent impact

· Jul 1, 2015 09:57 am

C. Jacqueline Wood is trying to address one of the glaring weaknesses in Cincinnati’s cultural offerings — the lack of non-profit venues whose ongoing programming takes film seriously as art.
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Back to the Future

16-Bit revolutionizes the arcade — with booze

· Jul 1, 2015 10:27 am

Clocking in at more than 4,000 square-feet, the OTR location is the biggest 16-Bit yet, with a sprawling layout featuring a centralized U-shaped bar and games. Because it’s basically a bar with video games, you must be 21 to enter, and if you drink, you play for free. 
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A Year of Queer

Reflecting on how far we’ve come and what progress still needs to be made for the LGBTQ+ community

· Jun 24, 2015 09:12 am

When it comes to the LGBTQ+ community, this past year has been just as controversial as this issue’s theme — “A Year of Queer” — might seem. ...

 
 

Your Weekend Playlist: America!

· Jul 2, 2015 10:21 am

There’s a lot to celebrate this year, folks. After Supreme Court officially legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, the feeling of freedom is especially felt in the LGBTQ community and the rest of those filled with joy for all the love in this ever-changing country. On June 25, history was...

Morning News and Stuff

Macy's dumps Trump; Ohio dumps PARCC test; will the state change the way it draws congressional districts?

· Jul 2, 2015 09:59 am

What’s up Cincy? No morning news tomorrow so I can chase down sources for a longer piece I’m working on. I’ll also be pre-gaming patriotism in preparation for the Fourth. But let me give you a brief rundown of a few things happening around town and beyond before I go. Locally-based Macy’s...

Stage Door

'Two Guvs' has a few last laughs; next week look for some brand new work

· Jul 2, 2015 09:59 am

With the Fourth of July falling on a weekend, most theaters will be dark, and all the hubbub around the All-Star Game means that most of them will wait until the dust settles at Great American Ball Park before they crank things up again. But if you’re jonesing for some good summer theater...

I Just Can't Get Enough

Jac's roundup of pop culture news and Internet findings

· Jul 1, 2015 12:23 pm

Noon News and Stuff

Drug cops seize $11K from man at local airport; Kasich cuts ed funding, keeps strict abortion regulations in budget; Portman's problems

· Jul 1, 2015 11:12 am

Hey hey all! Hope your week is going well as we speed toward what I’m sure is going to be an awesome July 4 weekend. Before we get to news, I wanted to welcome our new staff writer and news reporter Natalie Krebs, who starts today. Natalie comes to us after working in the Texas Senate. She has...

Review: Morning Star World Premiere

Cincinnati Opera presented debut performance Tuesday night

· Jul 1, 2015 09:13 am

Morning Star, the new opera by composer Ricky Ian Gordon and librettist William Hoffman, had its world premiere last night before a near-capacity audience in the School for Creative and Performing Arts’ Corbett...

Taste of Belgium Rookwood: Now Open

Everyone's favorite local Belgian bistro expands with a third location

· Jul 1, 2015 09:01 am

Taste of Belgium, the local Belgian bistro that specializes in great beers and Belgian food with an American twist, opened its third Greater Cincinnati location in the Rookwood Exchange (3825 Edwards Road) — beginning with breakfast today. “We are delighted to be a locally owned...

Morning News and Stuff

Union to sue SORTA, city; Kasich poised to sign $71 billion Ohio budget; Texas city charges journalists $80,000 for public emails

· Jun 30, 2015 10:16 am

Good morning all. Here’s what’s going on today in Cincinnati. If you were wondering what all the traffic was about downtown this morning (I was) this probably had something to do with it. The Hamilton County Courthouse was evacuated around 8:20 a.m. due to a suspicious suitcase that was...

 

U.S. Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

· Jul 1, 2015 09:48 am

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 26 that same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional, legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide
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Equal

· Jul 1, 2015 09:51 am

All things being equal, I am mightily confused by America, but also greatly enamored with Her. She has fooled around and redeemed herself to a great many of Her people. ...

Northside’s Rock N’ Roll Carnival Returns

· Jul 1, 2015 08:30 am

Northside not only hosts the city’s most unique Fourth of July parade; the neighborhood also has the most one-of-a-kind festival to celebrate America’s independence in the region.
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Eats Recently Reviewed

· Jul 1, 2015 10:34 am

Get your grub on at these restaurants recently reviewed by CityBeat.
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Shark Week 2015

· Jul 1, 2015 10:21 am

Discovery Channel’s 28th annual Shark Week begins Sunday, promising eight days of deep-sea programming (plus more sharktastic stuff to watch later in August). Here’s what to watch:
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Thomas Mann: From ‘Project X’ to ‘The Dying Girl’

Review: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

· Jul 1, 2015 10:16 am

Weaned on ludicrous white-male teen fantasies like Risky Business and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (the whole John Hughes oeuvre, really), even as an adult I have to admit to a partiality toward movies in which the teen heroes live in a world gloriously beyond the attention of parents who bear more than a passing resemblance to police and other authority figures. ...



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