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Getting Connected

Free Wi-Fi for Lower Price Hill another step toward empowerment

· Oct 1, 2014 09:33 am

The hotspots provide free Wi-Fi for the entirety of Lower Price Hill courtesy of a partnership between Symmes Township tech company Powernet and Cincinnati Public Schools. ...

A Future in Focus

Cincinnati’s FotoFocus Biennial widens its scope as a top recurring photography event

· Oct 1, 2014 08:21 am

Just by adding the word “Biennial” to its official name for 2014, FotoFocus — which occurs this month in some 50 venues throughout Greater Cincinnati — is aiming to raise its importance and artistic significance.  ...

Sound City

The MidPoint Music Festival tops itself once again with its 13th annual event

· Oct 1, 2014 08:49 am

MidPoint has become not only a showcase of adventurous music makers from around the world, it is also a showcase of the immense progress Cincinnati’s downtown and Over-the-Rhine have made in a relatively short period of time. ...

A Noble Cause

Chris Sutton’s denim company manufactures high-quality jeans and the American dream

· Sep 24, 2014 09:54 am

Finding the right pair of jeans may be one of life’s greatest challenges, especially finding a pair that fits well and is made of high-quality and ethically sourced materials.  ...

Change of Heart

Conservative former justice officials seek to reform Ohio’s death penalty

· Sep 24, 2014 09:18 am

Terry Collins, former director of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitations and Corrections, says he’s deeply conservative and strongly believes in the rule of law — and also wants to see the death penalty banned in Ohio. ...

CAM's New Director Is Setting His Priorities

· Sep 24, 2014 08:28 am

I was hoping that during my first interview with Cameron Kitchin, Cincinnati Art Museum’s new director, he would floor me with his big, ambitious plans. You know, something exciting — something visionary, something contemporary.
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Salazar (Review)

Salazar brings sandwiches and house-made goodies to the OTR lunch scene

· Sep 24, 2014 12:07 am

When chef Jose Salazar decided to serve lunch at his 14th and Republic bistro, however, his focus was hardly on what the various restaurants around him were doing.
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Elephant Walk Injera and Curry House (Review)

New Clifton Heights restaurant serves up Ethiopian and Indian dishes in one location

· Sep 17, 2014 01:57 pm

One of the newest additions to U Square @ the Loop, the multi-use shopping/dining/housing/parking development, is Elephant Walk Injera and Curry House. ...

 
 

Mainstay Rock Bar Calls It a Day

Remembering the downtown live music club as it prepares for its final weekend

· Oct 1, 2014 08:45 am

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Mainstay Rock Bar will be celebrating its final weekend before closing its doors after five and a half years in operation. As I prepared to write about the closure of my favorite local bar, I struggled to figure out just how to voice my sadness. I’m still not...

WATCH: Buffalo Killers’ ‘Weird One’ Video

Cincy band offers first public taste of forthcoming EP

· Sep 30, 2014 03:18 pm

Earlier this year, Cincinnati’s Buffalo Killers released their finest album yet, Heavy Reverie, a stellar representation of the band’s increasingly melodic Rock & Roll sound. The album earned the group some of the best reviews of its career and landed them their network television...

MPMF 2014 Day 3: Last Dance, Last Chance for Love

· Sep 30, 2014 09:02 am

The last day of MidPoint is like a lot of endings in life; the end of the day, the end of the week, the end of the year, the end of a piece of cherry pie, the end of the line. This is the end, my only friend, the end.  And it had the chance to be the perfect end of perhaps the most perfect...

Kathy Y. Wilson Named Library's Writer-in-Residence

CityBeat columnist takes on new role at Public Library

· Sep 29, 2014 01:51 pm

Published author, poet, teacher and long-time CityBeat columnist Kathy Y. Wilson has been named Writer-in-Residence for the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.  Wilson is the first person to take on this new position, which she will serve through November.As...

MPMF 2014 Day 2: Stuck in the Middle with View

· Sep 29, 2014 09:29 am

The middle of the MidPoint weekend is like the middle of a lot of things; the middle of a movie, the middle of a book, the middle of life with an equal measure of glorious accomplishments and missed opportunities behind and the potential for great things still ahead, the middle of an exquisite...

MPMF 2014 Day 1: The First Night of the Rest of the Weekend

· Sep 27, 2014 11:36 am

The first night of MidPoint is like a lot of firsts; first date, first kiss, first sex, first beer, first rectal exam by a hot proctologist. Hey, you have your firsts, I have mine. Anyway, MidPoint Thursday is always a magical time of reconnecting with old friends, making a few new ones along the...

Stage Door: Dirty Dancing, Laughing Dogs and More

· Sep 26, 2014 07:56 am

To see some of Cincinnati's finest actors working together in close quarters, check out Clifton Players' production of Kevin Crowley's new play The Riverside, onstage through Saturday at Clifton Performance Theatre (located just west of the Clifton/Ludlow business district at 404 Ludlow)....

From the Copy Desk

In case you need a dictionary for the Sept. 24 issue of CityBeat

· Sep 25, 2014 09:50 am

Good afternoon, readers. I’ve got my coffee and a plethora of smart-sounding words from this week’s issue, which, by the way, showcases fabulous interviews with the most anticipated acts of MidPoint Music Fest this weekend. If you haven’t already, pick up the paper, and for all you...

 

Getting Connected

Free Wi-Fi for Lower Price Hill another step toward empowerment

· Oct 1, 2014 09:33 am

The hotspots provide free Wi-Fi for the entirety of Lower Price Hill courtesy of a partnership between Symmes Township tech company Powernet and Cincinnati Public Schools. ...

Worst Week Ever!: Sept. 17-23

· Sep 24, 2014 08:44 am

America is the land of opportunity. It’s even the land where you can blame others when your opportunity comes and goes without success.
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Sound City

The MidPoint Music Festival tops itself once again with its 13th annual event

· Oct 1, 2014 08:49 am

MidPoint has become not only a showcase of adventurous music makers from around the world, it is also a showcase of the immense progress Cincinnati’s downtown and Over-the-Rhine have made in a relatively short period of time. ...

Show the Locals Some Love at MidPoint

· Sep 23, 2014 03:36 pm

With the MidPoint Music Festival returning this Thursday-Saturday, numerous musical acts from around the world will be performing at venues throughout Over-the-Rhine and Downtown. But there are also several artists playing MPMF who don’t have to travel far at all.
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A Noble Cause

Chris Sutton’s denim company manufactures high-quality jeans and the American dream

· Sep 24, 2014 09:54 am

Finding the right pair of jeans may be one of life’s greatest challenges, especially finding a pair that fits well and is made of high-quality and ethically sourced materials.  ...

Forty Years of “Live From New York”

· Sep 24, 2014 11:43 am

Saturday Night Live (Season Premiere, 11:30 p.m. Saturday, NBC) has come a long way since its humble beginnings as NBC’s Saturday Night in 1975. The show has kick-started countless careers, welcom ...



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