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Hilarious Homecoming

Local comedians-gone-national return for next week's expanded Cincy Brew Ha-Ha

· Aug 13, 2014 08:41 am

Cincinnati might be known historically for its brewing tradition, but in recent years the city has offered the world a different type of export: comedians.  ...

Legal Question

Push for gay marriage rights in four states takes center stage in Cincinnati’s federal courthouse

· Aug 13, 2014 01:50 pm

On Aug. 6, the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati heard arguments about the constitutionality of gay marriage bans in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee. At stake is a 2004 amendment to Ohio’s constitution and similar laws in the three other states. The hearings marked the next step of the ongoing battle over gay marriage rights, drawing national interest.
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An Icon Under the Bus

· Aug 13, 2014 08:35 am

The recent Hamilton County Commissioners’ quarter-cent sales tax dust-up that booted Music Hall from the original package deal is a perfect storm of class, political finger-pointing and entitlement. ...

Making Big Daddy Proud

Cedric Burnside carries on a family tradition of Mississippi Hill Country Blues

· Aug 13, 2014 09:46 am

Cedric Burnside learned how to play the Blues at the side of his legendary grandfather, R.L. Burnside. Since then, Cedric has gone on to win four Blues Music Awards for Best Instrumentalist: Drummer, including this year. His current band is the Cedric Burnside Project, featuring guitarist Trent Ayers. The duo’s latest album is Hear Me When I Say. ...

Cincinnati Silver Exhibit Is a Strong Achievement

· Aug 13, 2014 09:01 am

Cincinnati Silver 1788-1940 is a sterling example of how an art exhibition can be about local history while still assuring the displayed objects are worthy of our long, concentrated gaze. ...

Harry & the Thief (Review)

Twerking time with Harriet Tubman at the Know

· Aug 13, 2014 08:19 am

Harry & The Thief by Sigrid Gilmer is a wonderfully ridiculous, history-twisting, large cast mash-up of a play about Harriet Tubman (Harry), slavery and time travel. It is also the first play in Know Theatre’s 17th season, with Andrew Hungerford now at the artistic helm. This bodes well.
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Art For The People

Local art collector Sara Vance Waddell shares her collection of prominent feminist art

· Aug 13, 2014 08:02 am

I go with my gut,” says Sara Vance Waddell about her philosophical approach to collecting art. And it is clear that trusting her instinct has done her well as the marketing and advertising CEO/president of her own media business. ...

 
 

Taste of Blue Ash This Weekend

The 29th annual fest features more than 25 food vendors and live music from The Charlie Daniels Band

· Aug 19, 2014 10:27 am

Taste of Blue Ash is the suburb's answer to downtown's annual (and the nation's longest running) food festival, Taste of Cincinnati.The free event, celebrating almost 30 years this year, will have more than 25 food vendors including Buona Terra, City BBQ, Alfio's Buon Cibo, La Petite France,...

Macaron Bar Coming to OTR

A strictly macaron bakery for Francophiles and sweet tooths

· Aug 19, 2014 09:58 am

Macarons. You can't walk a block in Paris without seeing boulangerie windows lined with the colorful, little cookies — even McDonald's McCafe has a selection: pistachio, raspberry, chocolate. And while a couple of local bakeries specialize in the treat (pastry of merengue and almond...

Road Scholar Adds Cincinnati to Signature Cities

· Aug 18, 2014 03:52 pm

This is big news for Cincinnati tourism — a sign that the city's ongoing revival is attracting national interest.Road Scholar, the big tour company that plans excursions around the world — from Cuba to Cambodia — has just added Cincinnati to its Signature (American) Cities offerings. The...

Morning News and Stuff

Abortion clinic closing; Cincinnati lends post-unrest wisdom to Ferguson; Mason's Applebees is the spot for tennis stars

· Aug 18, 2014 09:49 am

Hey. It's news time. Check it.One of two abortion clinics in the Greater Cincinnati area must close by the end of the week, a Hamilton County judge ruled, unless its lawyers file an appeal. Women's Med in Sharonville has been fighting for months to stay open after the state of Ohio refused to...

ArtWorks Launches Mural Walking Tour

· Aug 18, 2014 09:44 am

As Downtown and Over-the-Rhine continue to see a growth of walking tours related to the revived inner city's heritage (especially its brewing heritage) and architecture, a new one will soon be offered dedicated to its ever-growing collection of public murals. ArtWorks, which is responsible for...

Q&A with Godsmack

Hard rockers headline this year's Uproar tour, hitting Cincinnati Sunday

· Aug 16, 2014 11:08 am

 Looking on music shelves this week, it will be hard to miss the bright and loud 1000hp, the latest offering and No. 1 Rock album from Godsmack. It may be a little bit different vibe, but it is the same great Rock music they have given audiences for well over a decade. Since the...

Morning News and Stuff

Moment of silence for Michael Brown in Cincinnati; city high on list for private schools; let them eat shark

· Aug 15, 2014 09:56 am

It's Friday. News was intense this week. Enough said. Let's get to this so we can all get to our weekends, shall we?About 100 people gathered yesterday at New Prospect Baptist Church in Roselawn to observe a moment of silence for Michael Brown, the 18-year-old shot by police in Ferguson,...

Stage Door: Busy August

· Aug 15, 2014 09:21 am

Not too many years ago August was a very quiet month on local stages. No longer. You have plenty of good choices this weekend.Stacy Sims reviewed Know Theatre's production of Harry & the Thief, which opened last week. She called it "a wonderfully ridiculous, history-twisting, large...

 

Legal Question

Push for gay marriage rights in four states takes center stage in Cincinnati’s federal courthouse

· Aug 13, 2014 01:50 pm

On Aug. 6, the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati heard arguments about the constitutionality of gay marriage bans in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee. At stake is a 2004 amendment to Ohio’s constitution and similar laws in the three other states. The hearings marked the next step of the ongoing battle over gay marriage rights, drawing national interest.
...

An Icon Under the Bus

· Aug 13, 2014 08:35 am

The recent Hamilton County Commissioners’ quarter-cent sales tax dust-up that booted Music Hall from the original package deal is a perfect storm of class, political finger-pointing and entitlement. ...

Cincinnati Silver Exhibit Is a Strong Achievement

· Aug 13, 2014 09:01 am

Cincinnati Silver 1788-1940 is a sterling example of how an art exhibition can be about local history while still assuring the displayed objects are worthy of our long, concentrated gaze. ...

The Many Faces of Chris Lilley

· Aug 13, 2014 09:08 am

Chris Lilley is a master of disguise. The Aussie multi-hyphenate creates, writes, directs and stars in mockumentary-style comedies in which he plays a collection of diverse characters — sometimes all at once. ...

Happy Belly on Vine (Review)

Happy Belly on Vine has gorgeous ingredients but could use more spice

· Aug 13, 2014 10:04 am

Though seating is at a minimum, the Happy Belly on Vine space is beautiful and just spacious enough for the kind of grab-and-go concept owner Molly Reckman and co-owner/sister-in-law Abby Reckman, a food and nutrition sciences graduate from the University of Cincinnati, hope to accomplish.  ...

We Built This Old City

Piece by piece, Old City has come together to become one of Cincinnati’s sonic powerhouses

· Aug 19, 2014 02:53 pm

After issuing a trio of EPs since 2012 — originally on old school cassettes — and a live album back in January, the current incarnation of Cincinnati’s Old City concluded it was time for a proper full-length release.
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