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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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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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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!” ...

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.” ...

 
 

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...

Forgotten Classics: The Dark Crystal

Reviewing lesser-known films that stand the test of time

· Jan 28, 2015 04:25 pm

“Another world, another time, in the age of wonder…”It’s with that mystical and somewhat haunting quote that the audience is set up for something truly special. In the 1980s Jim Henson, maestro behind the creation of the lovable and hilarious Muppets, decided to expand his...

Morning News and Stuff

Greater Cincinnati employment rates up; group confronts Mayor Williams at Norwood Council meeting; Kochs plan big political spending spree

· Jan 28, 2015 11:04 am

Hello Cincy. There’s a lot happening today, so let’s get it going. Later today, Mayor John Cranley and the Economic Inclusion Advisory Council he appointed last year will present the results of a study on ways to make the city more inclusive for businesses owned by minorities and women. The...

Morning News and Stuff

Someone has been shooting at Great American Tower; Cranley goes to Washington; a weird way to remember your ex on Valentine's Day

· Jan 27, 2015 10:05 am

Hey all, let’s talk news.This is a weird one. Someone or multiple someones fired shots at the Great American Tower downtown four times in the last week. The shooters have taken their potshots after business hours, when few people are in the building. There have been no injuries, though windows...

Aaron Betsky Lands New Job

Former CAM director named new dean of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture

· Jan 26, 2015 12:30 pm

Aaron Betsky, who stepped down from his post as Cincinnati Art Museum director last year, has a new job: Dean of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. The school, which offers M.Arch degrees, offers graduate students educational training at Taliesin in Spring Grove, Wisc., and...

Morning News and Stuff

CCV in a tizzy about sex again; Cincinnati Public Library opens Maker Space; will Ohio legalize weed?

· Jan 26, 2015 10:40 am

Let’s just get right to it this morning. It’s clear we as a society have lost our way. We’re so focused on the little things — pervasive poverty, military conflicts around the globe, our government’s inability to accomplish much of anything, etc. — that we’ve let a major atrocity...

 

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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