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A Growing Hunger

Cincinnati’s food insecurity problem is growing and experts say it needs serious attention

· Jan 21, 2015 10:05 am

The region’s hunger problem isn’t relegated to a few isolated pockets. More than 133,000 families receive food assistance in Hamilton County, according to the Ohio Children’s Hunger Alliance, a statewide group. ...

Downhome Shakespeare

Playhouse’s Ring of Fire gives a full portrait of Johnny Cash

· Jan 20, 2015 03:19 pm

In the same sense that it takes a village to raise a child, it appears that it takes a crowd to tell the story of Johnny Cash. At least that’s the case with the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s production of Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash. ...

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Adaptation Warns Against Complacency

· Jan 21, 2015 02:05 pm

Joe Stollenwerk lives in Bloomington, Ind., where he’s pursuing a doctorate in theater at Indiana University. ...

Coming Back Down the Pike

Third lineup is the charm as Cincinnati’s Pike 27 returns after a six-year break

· Jan 21, 2015 12:41 pm

The reanimation of Pike 27 is one of the most unlikely and welcomed Cincinnati-area band reunions in recent history (perhaps second only to The Warsaw Falcons’ recent resurrection). ...

Forever Yours, Mitt Romney

· Jan 21, 2015 09:47 am

Whatever being president means, I want it and when I lost in 2012 I did what all sickeningly wealthy people do — I spent money. ...

Culinary Crystal Ball

Local chefs dish on the food trends they want to see (or not see) in 2015

· Jan 21, 2015 01:03 pm

Here you go, folks. Another one of those lists telling you what’s hot in the world of food. ...

Stephen Foster Reconsidered

The Pops join forces with Rosanne Cash, Over the Rhine and other artists to celebrate “American Originals”

· Jan 21, 2015 10:55 am

This weekend the Cincinnati Pops pays tribute to the music of Stephen Foster and other songs rooted in the American experience with “American Originals,” performed by veteran and emerging Roots musicians. ...

 
 

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...

2015 Cincinnati Entertainment Awards: The Winners

· Jan 26, 2015 12:11 am

It was another great celebration of the Greater Cincinnati music scene Sunday night at Covington’s Madison Theater, as CityBeat presented the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards for the 18th straight year. The eclecticism of our local music scene was on display...

Clifton's Hebrew Union College Celebrates 140 Years

The Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion presents lectures Sunday and Monday

· Jan 23, 2015 01:04 pm

Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is using a two-day event this weekend to kick off the 140th anniversary celebration of the founding of HUC in Clifton. On Sunday at 4 p.m., it will observe the role of one of the school's past presidents, Julian Morgenstern, in rescuing 11...

And the Winner is … Us

Think the CEAs are an Illuminati plot to chip away at your self-esteem? As Judas Priest so eloquently stated, you got another thing coming

· Jan 23, 2015 10:40 am

There are a couple of things that have been on my mind of late, and this always seems like a decent forum to vent my musings, particularly since I'm not in therapy. First of all, what exactly constitutes medical attention for an erection lasting more than four hours? Does a stereotypically sexy...

Morning News and Stuff

Activists demand apology from Norwood mayor; Northside to get new venue, brewery; more than half of public school students are low-income

· Jan 23, 2015 10:11 am

Hey hey! In the past, specifically around election time, I’ve admonished you about getting involved in the democratic process. Well, it’s time to do your civic duty once again by casting your ballot in CityBeat’s Best of Cincinnati reader survey.  Vote! Yes, it’s a long...

Stage Door: Theater Abounds This Weekend

· Jan 23, 2015 09:33 am

I attended the opening of Ring of Fire: The Johnny Cash Musical at the Cincinnati Playhouse last evening. The show offers some sense of the great Country music singer's life, but it's not detailed in the way Rosemary Clooney was portrayed in the Playhouse's recent production. Instead, it's...

Morning News and Stuff

Sittenfeld makes Senate run official; Norwood mayor blasts "race baiting black leaders;" a week of meat

· Jan 22, 2015 08:45 am

Hey all! The luxurious CityBeat HQ is getting an update on its swank factor at the moment (read: we’re getting new carpet) so I’m hanging out around the house today eating cookies and checking out the news. Here’s what I’ve got:We told you about the rumors last week, and now it’s...

 

A Growing Hunger

Cincinnati’s food insecurity problem is growing and experts say it needs serious attention

· Jan 21, 2015 10:05 am

The region’s hunger problem isn’t relegated to a few isolated pockets. More than 133,000 families receive food assistance in Hamilton County, according to the Ohio Children’s Hunger Alliance, a statewide group. ...

Worst Week Ever!: Jan. 15-21

· Jan 21, 2015 09:28 am

John Boehner likes being rich and suntanned, and he also likes driving for show and putting for dough. ...

Coming Back Down the Pike

Third lineup is the charm as Cincinnati’s Pike 27 returns after a six-year break

· Jan 21, 2015 12:41 pm

The reanimation of Pike 27 is one of the most unlikely and welcomed Cincinnati-area band reunions in recent history (perhaps second only to The Warsaw Falcons’ recent resurrection). ...

It’s Cincinnati Entertainment Awards Time

Plus, friends celebrate the life of pioneering promoter Bill Leist, Multimagic debuts new lineup and local bands duke it out on the billiards table

· Jan 21, 2015 09:37 am

The 18th annual Cincinnati Entertainment Awards return this Sunday at Covington's Madison Theater. Plus, friends celebrate the life of pioneering concert promoter Bill Leist, Multimagic debuts new lineup and four local bands duke it out on the billiards table for charity.
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The Baddest Man

Mike Tyson shares “undisputed truth” in touring one-man stage show

· Jan 14, 2015 12:42 am

Mike Tyson is one of the more fascinating figures of the last 30 years. ...

Celebrating the Average in ‘Togetherness’

· Jan 21, 2015 03:03 pm

HBO’s newest addition to the Sunday dramedy lineup is the TV debut from filmmaker brothers Jay and Mark Duplass. ...



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