WHAT SHOULD I BE DOING INSTEAD OF THIS?
 

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.
...

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. 
...

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.
...

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.
...

 
 

Morning News and Stuff

Streetcars will be slightly delayed; Dubose family takes step toward civil suit; state lawmakers want to drug test welfare recipients

· Aug 4, 2015 10:02 am

Good morning all! Here’s the news today.It looks as if the city’s streetcars will arrive a month or two behind schedule, though the delay probably won’t push back the transit project’s start date next fall. CAF USA, which is building the cars, anticipates needing at least another month...

Morning News and Stuff

Police Chief Blackwell addresses city council on police body cameras; Cranley opposes changes to the city's charter; Kasich's smug run for president?

· Aug 3, 2015 10:29 am

Hey everyone! Hope you all had a great weekend! I know I tried to spend as much time outside as possible, but now it's back to work, and here are your morning headlines.  Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell spoke to City Council today about his plan to bring body cameras to...

Hundreds Gather for Vigil, March Remembering Sam Dubose

Six arrested at subsequent march through downtown

· Aug 3, 2015 09:56 am

Hundreds gathered at the Hamilton County Courthouse on Friday night for a candlelight vigil in remembrance of Samuel Dubose, who was shot July 19 by University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing. The vigil and subsequent march were peaceful, though Cincinnati police arrested six after the...

Your Weekend To Do List (7/17-7/19)

Seinfeld, Wet Hot American Summer, a pork and whiskey festival, rescheduled Paddlefest, Wild for Pets and more

· Jul 31, 2015 10:23 am

FRIDAY COMEDY: JERRY SEINFELD AT THE ARONOFF Yada, yada, yada, y’all. Jerry Seinfeld, comedy icon and everybody’s favorite sitcom star who helmed a TV show about nothing, is coming to Cincinnati to perform his signature stand-up at the Aronoff for one night only, drawing on his uncanny...

Morning News and Stuff

3CDC announces plans for former City Gospel Mission in OTR; UC officers reports contradicted by video; get ready for the GOP swarm in Ohio

· Jul 31, 2015 10:05 am

Good morning all. Here’s the news today.The Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation has announced its plans for the site of the former City Gospel Mission in Over-the-Rhine. The non-profit social service agency, which had occupied the spot on Elm and Magnolia Streets since 1927, recently...

Stage Door

Make ’em Laugh: Midsummer Theater

· Jul 31, 2015 09:07 am

On Wednesday evening I took a bunch of kids (four elementary-school-age nieces and a nephew in town for a visit) to see a bunch of kids (high schoolers, average age 16) in Hairspray, this summers’ Cincinnati Young People’s Theatre production at the Covedale Center. The verdict:...

MidPoint Music Festival Adds More Acts, Venues

The 14th annual MPMF schedule is now available

· Jul 31, 2015 09:01 am

The 2015 edition of the MidPoint Music Festival (owned and operated by CityBeat) is less than two months away, returning to various venues in Over-the-Rhine and Downtown Sept. 25-27, and this morning organizers announced the release of the schedule and a few additional...

Carol Release Date Moves Up

· Jul 30, 2015 02:28 pm

Indiewire is reporting today that the Weinstein Company, distributor of Todd Haynes’ Cincinnati-shot drama Carol, will move up its theatrical release date to Nov. 20 from the originally planned Dec. 18. It will start out in limited release and then go...

 

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.
...

Jack Walker 1948-2015

· Jul 29, 2015 08:54 am

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

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.” 
...

'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. ...



Find more CityBeat events on Vimeo.

 
Close
Close
Close