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Revved Back Up

After a foray into straight Country, The Reverend Horton Heat returns to its rowdy Rockabilly-fueled sound

· Jan 28, 2015 11:58 am

After cranking out eight studio albums over the first 13 years of a recording career that began with the 1990 release Smoke ‘em If You Got ‘em, the group’s most recent album, Rev, marks only the second studio release from the Dallas-based group since 2004’s Revival. ...

Krueger's Tavern (Review)

Thunderdome Restaurant Group takes on bar food with Krueger’s Tavern —and crushes it

· Jan 28, 2015 01:22 pm

Here’s the thing: Krueger’s Tavern serves some German food, but I would not call it a German restaurant. In fact, the men behind the concept describe it as “New American.” ...

Talking Points

Black Lives Matter Cincinnati continues the discussion over racial disparities in the justice system

· Jan 28, 2015 10:06 am

More than 70 people sat in the chilly auditorium at Truth and Destiny Covenant Church in Mount Airy Jan. 24 listening raptly to two attorneys talk about traffic stops.
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Midwest Movie Town

Cincinnati’s film industry is growing behind state tax incentives and a unique blend of resources

· Jan 28, 2015 10:51 am

When Clooney came to town in 2011 to star in and direct the political thriller The Ides of March, the chatter and headlines told the story of a city poised to become a dazzling Midwest movie town. ...

A Farmer in Winter

· Jan 28, 2015 01:44 pm

Sidle up to a farmers market on a summer Saturday and you’re spoiled for choice between tables piled high with brightly colored produce, fresh cuts of meat, loaves of bread and gorgeous flowers. ...

Photographer William Messer Observes Two Decades of Giverny

· Jan 28, 2015 02:06 pm

Were Claude Monet to look at the black-and-white photographs that William Messer took of Giverny over a 20-year period — photographs featured in the Over Time exhibit at The Carnegie through Feb. 7 — he would say, “You missed the point!” ...

Norwood: UpSouth

· Jan 28, 2015 09:49 am

In a letter dated Dec. 22 that has now come to light, Norwood Mayor Thomas F. Williams penned a bon mot to the Norwood Police Department slamming black civil rights leaders and do-nothing politicians. ...

Full Circle Funny

Comedian Alex Stone returns to the site of his first show for a live recording

· Jan 28, 2015 01:55 pm

Like many future comedians, Cincinnati native Alex Stone discovered he was funny almost by accident. ...

 
 

David Lewis' Music Lectures at the Main Library Expand to Saturdays

· Jan 30, 2015 01:00 pm

The presentations on The History of Cincinnati Music that David (“Uncle Dave”) Lewis has been presenting at the Main Library over the last year or so have been so good — so enlightening and entertaining — that one wishes he could do it for much larger crowds at the Aronoff Center or Music...

Morning News and Stuff

EMS asks for more money to fight heroin crisis; Kasich proposes eliminating business income tax; Gates says we should fear AI

· Jan 30, 2015 10:54 am

Good morning! I’ll be brief in my news update this morning, since I’m also keeping an eye on today’s White House task force on 21st century policing taking place at the University of Cincinnati today and tomorrow. You can live stream the event here. Anyway, here are a few bits of news...

Q&A with Umphrey's McGee

Long-running jam band superstars play the Taft Theatre tonight

· Jan 30, 2015 10:37 am

Umphrey’s McGee is one of the most popular bands in America on the Jam Band scene. Its sound can attract an eclectic audience with hints of Rock, Jazz and R&B and the well-rounded, phenomenal musicians in the lineup. The band has been touring nationally for over 15 years and is a staple on...

Stage Door: Women in Distress on Local Stages This Weekend

· Jan 30, 2015 09:33 am

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati continues its hot streak of well-cast and engaging scripts with Sharr White's The Other Place, the story of a brilliant but abrasive woman who is losing her grip. Regina Pugh is excellent in this moving and sometimes funny production, ably supported by Michael...

I Just Can't Get Enough

Jac's roundup of pop culture news and Internet findings

· Jan 29, 2015 01:31 pm

The Ghostbusters reboot has its leading ladies! Director/co-writer Paul Feig posted a picture on Twitter of what he’s confident will be the next ghost-busting foursome: Talk about some badass funnywomen. Now, considering that tweets aren’t...

Why Not Sherrod Brown for Prez?

Staunch progressive seems a logical choice for Dem nominee but says he's not interested

· Jan 29, 2015 12:01 pm

If you’re a spectator of Democratic Party politics right about now, you’ve probably watched the 2016 presidential election sweepstakes unfolding with interest. Dems probably won’t get close to the huge stable of potential nominees the Republican Party is currently wrangling with, and...

Morning News and Stuff

Developer's plans for northern OTR expand; Ohio congressman flips, now supports women's right to choose; why we love cars so dang much

· Jan 29, 2015 10:59 am

Morning all. Here’s what’s happening around town today.Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear would like to see the looming effort to replace the Brent Spence Bridge, currently estimated to cost $2.6 billion, trimmed by $300 million, they said yesterday in a news conference....

From the Copy Desk

In case you need a dictionary with the Jan. 28 issue of CityBeat

· Jan 29, 2015 09:31 am

Good morning readers! After a break last week, I'm back at it. I know you've all been waiting anxiously for your next vocabulary lesson. (And by that I mean not at all.)This week, Kathy Wilson's editorial on the infamous letter the mayor of Norwood penned to Norwood's police department is full of...

 

Talking Points

Black Lives Matter Cincinnati continues the discussion over racial disparities in the justice system

· Jan 28, 2015 10:06 am

More than 70 people sat in the chilly auditorium at Truth and Destiny Covenant Church in Mount Airy Jan. 24 listening raptly to two attorneys talk about traffic stops.
...

Worst Week Ever!: Jan. 22-28

· Jan 28, 2015 09:34 am

Many white people in America don’t have a problem with the heavy-handed and unjust way in which deep-seated racism tends to affect the way black people’s interactions with law enforcement transpire. ...

Revved Back Up

After a foray into straight Country, The Reverend Horton Heat returns to its rowdy Rockabilly-fueled sound

· Jan 28, 2015 11:58 am

After cranking out eight studio albums over the first 13 years of a recording career that began with the 1990 release Smoke ‘em If You Got ‘em, the group’s most recent album, Rev, marks only the second studio release from the Dallas-based group since 2004’s Revival. ...

Cincinnati Entertainment Awards Honor Local Music for 18th Year

Wussy (and local music in general) win big at the 2015 CEAs

· Jan 28, 2015 09:49 am

It was another great celebration of the Greater Cincinnati music scene Sunday, Jan. 25 at Covington’s Madison Theater as CityBeat presented the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards for the 18th straight year.
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Full Circle Funny

Comedian Alex Stone returns to the site of his first show for a live recording

· Jan 28, 2015 01:55 pm

Like many future comedians, Cincinnati native Alex Stone discovered he was funny almost by accident. ...

Football-centric Fare for Super Bowl Week

· Jan 28, 2015 02:48 pm

Football: Most people enjoy the game, some consider the sport their religion and others pretend to not even know what it is, filing it under the athletic umbrella of “sportzball.”
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