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Seeds of Change

Urban farming reverses unsustainable practices and cultivates community resources

Comments 1 · Apr 9, 2014 12:39 am

Agriculture made the first cities possible — urban agriculture dates back to the first cities formed in Mesopotamia around 3500 B.C. —  so it’s fitting that this ancient concept is now shaping urban areas of the future. ...

Cincy Sundaes Provides Platform for Community Development

Comments 0 · Apr 9, 2014 07:54 am

Kristine Frech and Erika Fiola are looking for ideas. Good ones. And they have ice cream. Frech and Fiola created Cincy Sundaes, a collaborative opportunity that provides a space for locals to hear or pitch ideas that benefit the city.
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Worst Week Ever!: April 2-8

Comments 0 · Apr 9, 2014 09:24 am

The Tea Party is still looking for its first non-white and angry member, but hardly anyone pays any attention to them anymore.
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Cincinnati Named One of Six GOP National Convention Site Finalists

Comments 0 · Apr 9, 2014 10:46 am

Cincinnati was recently named to a shortlist of potential 2016 Republican National Convention host cities, and a coalition of local politicians and business leaders held a press conference on City Hall’s front steps on April 2 to praise the city’s recent progress and its potential to host such an influential — and economically impactful — event.
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Arlo Can You Go?

The self-titled debut from Arlo McKinley and the Lonesome Sound might have startled the songwriter more than it will his fans

Comments 1 · Apr 9, 2014 09:08 am

There’s an interesting paradigm in Folk/Americana singer/songwriter Arlo McKinley’s career. McKinley has only been on the scene since 2012; his alter ego, Tim Carr, was a back-of-the-stage fixture for many years. But when Carr moved into the spotlight to front his Arlo McKinley and the Lonesome Sound, he found it necessary to adopt a new persona to handle the increased attention. ...

Federal Judge to Rule Ohio’s Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Comments 0 · Apr 9, 2014 10:43 am

A federal judge in Cincinnati last week announced plans to overturn Ohio’s ban on same-sex marriage. ...

Salsa King

Gomez Salsa brings late-night tacos and fresh salsas to OTR

Comments 0 · Apr 9, 2014 10:53 am

Cincinnati native Andrew Gomez has devised a solution to feed the impatient, hungry masses more quickly: a walk-up taco window. ...

OTR Foundation to Host Property Rehabilitation Series

OTR, rehab, workshop, OTR Foundation

Comments 0 · Apr 9, 2014 10:50 am

The Over-the-Rhine Foundation will host a series of upcoming workshops aimed at educating people interested in downtown living on how to rehabilitate properties.
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Breaking 'Mad'

Comments 0 · Apr 9, 2014 08:00 am

It’s the beginning of the end for Don Draper, the ’60s and another quality AMC drama as Mad Men (Season Premiere, 10 p.m. Sunday) embarks on the first half of its final chapter. ...

Fascinating Cultural Critic Visits UC for a Radical Confab

Comments 0 · Apr 9, 2014 07:41 am

I came across the Slovenian theorist/writer Slavoj Žižek in the recent movie The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology, in which he passionately used scenes from Hollywood movies to spotlight his observations about the humanist struggle...

Growing Up

Louisville’s annual theater festival features imaginative new plays

Comments 0 · Apr 9, 2014 07:31 am

The 38th Humana Festival of New American Plays, presented annually by Actors Theatre of Louisville, came to its tumultuous conclusion last weekend, capping off ATL’s 50th anniversary season...

Comparing the Supreme Identities of Captain America and Jason Bourne

Comments 0 · Apr 9, 2014 07:58 am

There’s not a lot of critical love for the comic book genre, despite the box office status reached by mutant hordes’ and various avenging crusaders’ collective assaults. ...

 
 

A Tavola Madeira Now Open

The OTR pizzeria expands to the suburbs

Comments 0 · Apr 15, 2014 02:52 pm

Favorite OTR eatery (and this year's Best of Cincinnati winner for Best Pizza, non-chain) A Tavola opens its new Madeira location today at 4 p.m. Located in a former bank that once housed a sushi restaurant, A Tavola has given the building a facelift with new flooring, lighting from Switch...

Cincinnati Takes Over New York City

Cincy in NYC Week features Queen City art, music and food in the Big Apple

Comments 0 · Apr 15, 2014 12:29 pm

Cincinnati's arts groups and chefs are road tripping it to New York City for a seven-day showcase highlighting the eats, arts and culture of the Queen City for Cincy in NYC.The showcase, which runs May 6 through May 12, features events and performances from the Cincinnati Ballet, CCM alumni, the...

Your Weekend To Do List: 4/11-4/13

Comments 0 · Apr 11, 2014 12:56 pm

This weekend’s forecast includes warm weather, a bit of rain, a few clouds and tons of art. Whether you want to watch it, make it, buy it or just support local arts organizations, art is all around this weekend — starting with the last Macy’s Arts Sampler of the season, presented by...

Stage Door: Green Day and More

Comments 0 · Apr 11, 2014 08:17 am

If you follow music coverage in CityBeat (hey, isn't that really why you pick up the paper?), you're certainly aware of Green Day's 2004 recording American Idiot. But since you're reading my weekend theater previews, you must be interested in other kinds of performance, so here's...

Thoughts After Binge-Watching 'House of Cards'

SPOILER ALERT

Comments 1 · Apr 10, 2014 03:15 pm

Alfred Hitchcock made Psycho infamous by killing off the main character 30 minutes into the movie. Audiences were shocked — some even walked out of the theater. This had never been done before. Viewers had already invested 30 minutes into Janet Leigh....

Ohio Ranks Poorly in Government Transparency

Options for tracking government spending rank higher than only four states in the U.S.

Comments 0 · Apr 9, 2014 04:00 pm

Ohio scored fifth-worst in a nationwide government transparency survey conducted by a national consumer group focused on investigating and advocating for American citizens against powerful interest groups. The group gave Ohio a “D-” ranking after its government spending transparency...

I Just Can't Get Enough

Jac's roundup of pop culture news and Internet findings

Comments 0 · Apr 9, 2014 10:50 am

The fellas of Mad Men showed off their mad manes (sorry) when Jon Hamm and Pete Campbell revealed some pretty epic ‘dos to the public this week.Let’s start with Mr. Draper. Apparently in all my research of Jon Hamm (Read: browsing his free-ballin’...

Easter Brunch Specials

Local Easter brunch menus and buffets

Comments 0 · Apr 9, 2014 10:27 am

A smattering of local restaurants offering special Easter menus and buffets on Sunday, April 20. Reservations required.A Touch of Elegance: Entrees include beef tenderloin, honey-glazed ham, fish, chicken and vegetarian choices plus a traditional breakfast including goetta and smoked salmon....

 

It's Our Anniversary

Comments 1 · Apr 9, 2014 09:38 am

Twenty years ago this month images from Rwanda were telecast around the world, and they were images of bones — bones bleached white by the sun and drained dry of blood and flesh — littering roadsides, piled in open graves, stacked in abandoned churches and markets and washed up along the shore lines of small bodies of water. ...

Continued Cuts

Ohio leaders push back against Kasich-planned tax cuts for the wealthy

Comments 0 · Apr 9, 2014 10:27 am

City Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld helped coordinate a contingent of bipartisan, elected officials to testify at a House Finance Committee meeting last week against Gov. John Kasich’s proposed across-the-board income tax cuts, which Sittenfeld connects to a decline in important public services around Cincinnati.  ...

Women Artists Collaborate on Book-Making

Comments 0 · Apr 2, 2014 08:38 am

A new exhibition of art books by a local group of female artists, Art4Artists, joyously fills the galleries at Kennedy Heights Arts Center. The exhibit, titled WomenWorkBooks, is meant to serve as a springboard for discussion on a wide range of women’s issues. ...

Arlo Can You Go?

The self-titled debut from Arlo McKinley and the Lonesome Sound might have startled the songwriter more than it will his fans

Comments 1 · Apr 9, 2014 09:08 am

There’s an interesting paradigm in Folk/Americana singer/songwriter Arlo McKinley’s career. McKinley has only been on the scene since 2012; his alter ego, Tim Carr, was a back-of-the-stage fixture for many years. But when Carr moved into the spotlight to front his Arlo McKinley and the Lonesome Sound, he found it necessary to adopt a new persona to handle the increased attention. ...

The Twentieth-Century Way (Review)

Know Theatre regional premiere entertains, transports and transforms

Comments 0 · Apr 9, 2014 07:48 am

When house lights dim and a play begins, every theatergoer prays to witness something that entertains, transports and, in the best cases, transforms...Tom Jacobson’s The Twentieth-Century Way, receiving its regional premiere at Know Theatre of Cincinnati, does just that. 
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Breaking 'Mad'

Comments 0 · Apr 9, 2014 08:00 am

It’s the beginning of the end for Don Draper, the ’60s and another quality AMC drama as Mad Men (Season Premiere, 10 p.m. Sunday) embarks on the first half of its final chapter. ...



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