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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. ...

 
 

Valley of the Sun Tour Diary: The Wonders of Gaff Tape

· Oct 24, 2014 02:04 pm

Today, I wanted to write about something that all five of us share on this trip. Something we all cherish, hold close and respect more than anything. I want to talk about something that holds us all together on a daily basis. The love of Rock & Roll.Ha ha! Just kidding, I’m talking about...

CityBeat Staffers' Favorite 'This American Life' Episodes

Ira Glass performs live at the Aronoff Saturday

· Oct 24, 2014 11:38 am

This American Life, the true storytelling public radio show hosted by Ira Glass, is one of the most popular radio programs and podcasts today. Each week since 1995, Glass presents a theme — cars, summer camp, break-ups — and a variety of writers,...

Lectures Highlight CAM's 'Eyes on the Street' Show

· Oct 24, 2014 11:08 am

Last night, British photographer Paul Graham presented his FotoFocus-sponsored lecture at Cincinnati Art Museum. Graham’s work is in two of FotoFocus’ featured exhibitions — the museum’s Eyes on the Street and the

JRo to Open Le Bar a Boeuf in Edgecliff Building

The neo-French bistro will serve takes on classic French and American fare

· Oct 24, 2014 10:24 am

Everyone's favorite French chef Jean-Robert de Cavel, owner of Table and French Crust Cafe, is opening a new destination restaurant in The Edgecliff condominium building in Walnut Hills (2200 Victory Parkway). The whimsically titled Le Bar a Boeuf — literally translated to "beef...

Tyler Shields Returns to Cincinnati for Miller Gallery Show

'Provocateur' opens tonight

· Oct 24, 2014 09:58 am

American photographer and firebrand Tyler Shields makes his return to Cincinnati for a Miller Gallery exhibition as part of the ongoing FotoFocus Biennial. This is Shields’ second appearance at the Miller Gallery in conjunction with FotoFocus, first appearing in 2012 with Controlled...

Weekend Music: Carolina Chocolate Drops, Busdriver and More

· Oct 24, 2014 09:54 am

Losing a key singer/songwriter in any band is a difficult proposition (see: Van Halen, multiple times), but popular Roots act Carolina Chocolate Drops haven’t missed a beat since their amicable split with Dom Flemons (now a solo artist). Singer/multi-instrumentalist Rhiannon Giddens, the sole...

Stage Door: Safe House and Spooky Performances

· Oct 24, 2014 08:07 am

Last night I was at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park for the opening of Keith Josef Adkins' new play, Safe House, the 71st world premiere staged by our Tony Award-winning regional theater. (CityBeat feature story here.) It's a fascinating piece that's about the little-known...

WATCH: Walk the Moon’s “Shut Up and Dance” Music Video

· Oct 23, 2014 03:46 pm

In early September, Cincinnati major-label act Walk the Moon had its new single, “Shut Up and Dance,” released by RCA Records. The song — which the band performed on Late Night with Seth Myers on Sept. 15 — is slated for inclusion on the band’s next full-length for RCA, the...

 

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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