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Good Eggs

Jason Snell’s Globe Gallery installation for People’s Liberty encourages good deeds

· Feb 25, 2015 12:37 am

Artist/designer Jason Snell’s inaugural installation Good Eggs at People’s Liberty’s Globe Gallery next month will be the first tangible assertion of the organization’s progressive approach to cultivating the work of unconventional creatives. ...

Slow Ride

A proposed East Side bike trail is one of the final pieces needed to connect Cincinnati to a statewide network of trails. So what’s the holdup?

· Feb 25, 2015 09:47 am

Picture an epic trip on a dedicated bike trail from downtown Cincinnati to the shores of Lake Erie in Cleveland. Or, if you’re less ambitious, visualize a Saturday jaunt from Milford to downtown. Both are surprisingly close to reality.
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New Show at DAAP Captures ‘Liquid Light’

· Feb 25, 2015 01:00 pm

Marioni is a purist — a painter’s painter whose quest to make art isn’t about being decorative or interpretive, but rather is a search for light — Liquid Light, as his show is called. ...

Thigh of the Tiger

Tiger Sex proves that imported local music is every bit as good as the homegrown stuff

· Feb 25, 2015 11:41 am

Tiger Sex has been a Cincinnati band for a little more than a year and has come to appreciate the local ins and outs.
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Feeling the Flow

The man behind WAIF's Trash Flow Radio is a law professor with a long history of championing freeform radio

· Feb 25, 2015 09:33 am

Ken Katkin has built several careers out of his love for adventurous music and freeform radio. ...

See-Through

· Feb 25, 2015 10:33 am

Watching the Oscars Sunday night was fun and fanciful because there’s nothing like watching wealthy, accomplished white people “acting” racially guilty when they’re really quite comfortable in their homogeneous groupings. ...

Asian Fusian Barbecue with Tobias Harris

· Feb 25, 2015 12:20 pm

Tobias Harris spent 23 years designing other peoples’ restaurants before he designed his own.
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Get Your Grape On

Cincinnati International Wine Festival celebrates 25 years

· Feb 25, 2015 12:03 pm

In 1991, a group of wine lovers, including founder Russ Wiles, partnered with public radio station WGUC to create the Cincinnati International Wine Festival, an event aimed at raising money for the public radio system and to promote wine culture in Cincinnati. ...

 
 

Watch: Electric Citizen’s “Light Years Beyond” Music Video

Cincinnati rockers debut new video clip on Vice/Noisey

· Mar 3, 2015 04:09 pm

Local Rock crew Electric Citizen (winners of a 2015 Cincinnati Entertainment Award in the “Hard Rock/Metal” category) just unleashed a new music video for its delicious slab of trippy heaviness, “Light Years Beyond.” The clip, which features some cool throwback visual stylings and was...

Morning News and Stuff

3CDC: we're doing stuff; dog law to go before council; car trunk abduction a hoax

· Mar 3, 2015 11:18 am

Morning y’all. Here’s what’s up today. First, I have a couple previews of stories that will be in the print issue tomorrow. We’re taking a deeper look at these issues, but here’s the teaser:I skipped doing the morning news yesterday so I could check out council’s Law and Public Safety...

Jean-Robert's Le Bar a Boeuf Opens Today

After a slight delay, the French neo-bistro opens in the Edgecliff building

· Mar 2, 2015 12:52 pm

Jean-Robert de Cavel's latest venture, the whimsically titled Le Bar a Boeuf (literally translated to "beef bar"), opens today in East Walnut Hills' Edgecliff building (2200 Victory Parkway). The neo-French bistro will only be open for dinner to start, with lunch and...

Macy’s Music Festival Becomes "Cincinnati Music Festival"

Long-running R&B fest changes its name again and announces Maxwell, Jennifer Hudson and more for 2015 lineup

· Mar 2, 2015 10:34 am

A lot of people still call it “Jazz Fest” (a hold-over from some of its early names, like the Kool Jazz Festival) and more recently (as of last year) it went by the name of Macy’s Music Festival, but Cincinnati’s popular, long-running celebration of classic and contemporary R&B and...

Leftovers: What We Ate This Weekend

Sugar n' Spice, Pure Romance flavor creams, blueberry vodka, pizza and goetta omelets

· Mar 2, 2015 10:13 am

Each week CityBeat staffers and dining writers tell you what they ate this weekend. We're not always proud — or trendy — but we definitely spend at least some money on food. Mike Breen: I’m 74 years late to the party, but I had a late breakfast at the wonderful Sugar n’ Spice...

Your Weekend To Do List (2/27-3/1)

Let's be real: House of Cards premieres tonight; most of us probably won't leave the house this weekend

· Feb 27, 2015 02:04 pm

After fans were teased by its brief availability online two weeks ago — a “bug,” they say — the next chapter of House of Cards is finally here. Since some of us are guilty of binge-watching both previous seasons, it’s been more than a year since many viewers have spent some...

Freekbass Signs with Ropeadope

Cincinnati Funk artist inks deal with diverse and esteemed independent label

· Feb 27, 2015 12:33 pm

Veteran Cincinnati Funk bassist/singer/songwriter Freekbass announced this week that he has signed a deal with the esteemed Ropeadope Records. Freekbass’ next album — the follow-up to last year’s self-released Everybody’s Feelin’ Real (which you can stream/purchase here) — is...

Morning News and Stuff

Hamilton County Justice Center featured on reality TV; rally on Fountain Square tomorrow will memorialize trans murder victims; FCC says yes to net neutrality

· Feb 27, 2015 11:00 am

Hey all! It’s Friday. I have work to do. Let’s keep this brief, shall we, while avoiding a stupid debate about the color of any pictures of women’s wear that might be floating around the Internet. (I see both blue and black and white and gold depending on when I look. Yes, I am...

 

Slow Ride

A proposed East Side bike trail is one of the final pieces needed to connect Cincinnati to a statewide network of trails. So what’s the holdup?

· Feb 25, 2015 09:47 am

Picture an epic trip on a dedicated bike trail from downtown Cincinnati to the shores of Lake Erie in Cleveland. Or, if you’re less ambitious, visualize a Saturday jaunt from Milford to downtown. Both are surprisingly close to reality.
...

Worst Week Ever!: Feb. 18-24

· Feb 25, 2015 10:19 am

Not too long ago, the school of thought espoused by those who liked George W. Bush when he was giving speeches that sounded as if Ricky from Trailer Park Boys wrote them was that people who don’t like the president are not American. ...

True to Life

Rod Picott writes about working-class life from an honest place

· Feb 25, 2015 11:50 am

Here’s a handy little mathematical equation to keep in mind when considering the state of popular music: Modern Country = lies. Americana = truth. ...

New Local Release News

40lbs of Lye, Jim Pelz and Technicolor Monster celebrate new releases this weekend

· Feb 25, 2015 09:24 am

Locals 40lbs of Lye, Jim Pelz and Technicolor Monster celebrate new releases this weekend. Plus, MC Till and friends plot out a new Hip Hop-centric album and book for kids and submissions are now open for showcase consideration at the 2015 MidPoint Music Festival.
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Good Eggs

Jason Snell’s Globe Gallery installation for People’s Liberty encourages good deeds

· Feb 25, 2015 12:37 am

Artist/designer Jason Snell’s inaugural installation Good Eggs at People’s Liberty’s Globe Gallery next month will be the first tangible assertion of the organization’s progressive approach to cultivating the work of unconventional creatives. ...

Hail to the Chief

· Feb 25, 2015 01:44 pm

After fans were teased by its brief availability online two weeks ago — a “bug,” they say — the next chapter of House of Cards (Season Premiere, Friday, Netflix) is finally here. ...



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