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L.A. Vice

Sundry and Vice cocktail bar blends West Coast ethos and apothecary history in OTR

· Apr 28, 2015 02:54 pm

You know Cincinnati is becoming more of a destination city when people from larger cities start moving here to open businesses, which is exactly the case with the new apothecary themed Over-the-Rhine cocktail bar Sundry and Vice. ...

Past, Present, Future

CAC reworks its edges with a new lobby and two exhibits on time and space

· Apr 29, 2015 08:47 am

Blah concrete no longer dominates the Contemporary Arts Center lobby. But, ironically, a gray palette defines one of two new exhibits coinciding with the redesign of the 12-year-old space. ...

Seeking Refuge

Refugees fleeing violence in other parts of the world work to build community in a troubled and isolated corner of Cincinnati

· Apr 24, 2015 11:04 am

Refugees come to Cincinnati hoping to build a better life. What they find in Millvale is similar to the violence and poverty they left behind.
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B’more, Please Be More

· Apr 29, 2015 12:54 pm

Snapshot: In 1968, Baltimore, Maryland, erupted in violent looting, rioting and fires as police clashed with citizens in the city’s streets just as cops in Newark, N.J., and Cincinnati’s Avondale neighborhoods were doing the same.  ...

Gunn’s Range

After critical acclaim for his uniquely textural, broadly influenced sound, Steve Gunn hits the road with Wilco

· Apr 29, 2015 09:51 am

When Wilco plays Cincinnati this week, the opening act will be a singer/songwriter and guitarist whose textured, ethereal, slightly dazed and bluesy Rock sound is earning him comparisons to The War on Drugs and Kurt Vile. He is Steve Gunn, a now-Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Philadelphian who has actually been recording albums since 2007. But until 2013’s Time Off album, his small-label records had been instrumental and often shared with collaborators. ...

Flirting with the Middle

Despite his conservative record, Gov. John Kasich looks to kick up buzz for a potential White House run by presenting himself as moderate

· Apr 29, 2015 01:09 pm

Ohio Gov. John Kasich hasn’t formally joined the crowded 2016 GOP presidential nomination contest, but he’s done everything else to signal he’s interested in a bid for the nation’s highest office. 
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Filmmaker Alex Garland Humanizes the Machine

· Apr 29, 2015 09:18 am

Ex Machina writer-director Alex Garland is a thoroughly modern writer, intent on probing our most human urges and the boundaries that lie beyond the present moment. ...

Survival of the Averagest

· Apr 29, 2015 09:22 am

In most apocalyptic scenarios, we often imagine the lucky few to survive as being the toughest, hardest, most disciplined born leaders. Phil Miller is none of these things. ...

Contemporary Arts Center Announces 2015-16 Shows

· Apr 29, 2015 09:05 am

Mark Mothersbaugh and Robert Mapplethorpe are the marquee names for the Contemporary Arts Center’s 2015-16 exhibition season, which will feature four additional shows. ...

BANDI Wear Creates an Alternative to Granny's Fanny Pack

· Apr 29, 2015 09:11 am

From necessity comes invention, and from the need to store everyday essentials in a convenient and stylish way came BANDI Wear. ...

Be Your Own Sausage King

· Apr 28, 2015 02:59 pm

Cincinnati knows sausage. Because of our German heritage and historical link to the hog industry — certainly you’ve heard the nickname Porkopolis bandied about — we’ve gotten pretty used to all manner of pork products playing a strong role in our diet. ...

Christopher Durang's Chekhovian Blender

· Apr 29, 2015 08:55 am

Christopher Durang got an early start as a playwright. “When I was 8,” he told The Juilliard Journal (he teaches playwriting at the Juilliard School), “I announced to my mother I was going to write a play. It was my own two-page version of an I Love Lucy episode...

 
 

Call Board: Theater News

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati's 30th season will present three world premieres, the revival of a great musical and Cinderella

· May 4, 2015 08:19 am

While other Cincinnati theaters hustle to get their seasons announced in order to ramp up subscription sales, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati has built enough faith with its audiences that they'll start signing up sight unseen. Artistic Director Lynn Meyers tells regulars that they'll be pleased, and...

Stage Door: Durang and One Dang Funny Dysfunctional Family

· May 1, 2015 01:01 pm

Christopher Durang's witty comedy Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike opened last night at the Cincinnati Playhouse. If that title makes you think of Russian playwright Anton Chekhov, well, that's part of the playwright's comic plan. But his script reassembles some of those wry comic...

Musicians Pay Tribute to Influential, Gone-to-Soon Singer/Songwriters

Remembering Elliott Smith and Jason Molina as they get the full-album tribute treatment on a pair of recent releases

· May 1, 2015 12:40 pm

Tribute albums are typically divided into three categories. They’re either a) bankable artists covering high profile subjects (or, infrequently, famously known cult figures); b) cool/respected artists covering cool/respected artists; or c) some weird hybrid of the first two.  Two recently...

New Northside Brewery Urban Artifact Parties at Arnold's Tonight

The brewery will be holding a release party for their draft program at the downtown bar

· May 1, 2015 12:31 pm

Northside’s Urban Artifact Brewing opened its doors last week, hoping to push the envelope by displaying a finessed brand and aesthetic by reinvigorating old styles of beer and celebrating local artists of all genres. Residing in a renovated church, the brewery is collaborating with restaurant...

Your Weekend To Do List (5/1-5/3)

Derby parties! Marathons! Spring food festivals!

· May 1, 2015 10:15 am

Stuff to do for athletes, aesthetes and people who love celebrating spring produce.FRIDAY Party pre-marathon with the FLYING PIG WEEKEND On your mark, get set and go to the 17th annual Flying Pig Marathon. Come and see thousands of runners and walkers of all skill levels take part in this beloved...

Morning News and Stuff

Freddie Gray death ruled homicide; Ohio state officials' $9 million planes have wine bottle chillers; Larry Flynt makes his presidential endorsement

· May 1, 2015 10:12 am

Good morning y’all. Like yesterday, I’m once again groggy this morning, but for different reasons that have everything to do with the news. So let’s talk about that.Last night a group of about 300 gathered outside the Hamilton County Courthouse to protest inequities in the nation’s...

Rally in Solidarity with Baltimore Draws Hundreds

Activists gathered peacefully to protest racial inequities in justice system

· Apr 30, 2015 09:45 pm

More than 300 gathered outside the Hamilton County Courthouse today to protest racial disparities in the justice system and express solidarity with Baltimore. More than a week of unrest has gripped that city after 25-year-old Freddie Gray died in police custody there April 18. Gray sustained...

'The Salt of the Earth' Held Over at Mariemont Theatre

· Apr 30, 2015 02:10 pm

Documentaries about photographers have the difficulty of making still photographs hold our interest in a medium that is about — obviously — moving pictures. The contemplation and meditation that successful still photographs elicit tend to get lost when your eyes and brain are trying...

 

Flirting with the Middle

Despite his conservative record, Gov. John Kasich looks to kick up buzz for a potential White House run by presenting himself as moderate

· Apr 29, 2015 01:09 pm

Ohio Gov. John Kasich hasn’t formally joined the crowded 2016 GOP presidential nomination contest, but he’s done everything else to signal he’s interested in a bid for the nation’s highest office. 
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Worst Week Ever! April 28-May 5

· Apr 29, 2015 01:12 pm

Local University Comes Up with Exceptionally Stupid Research Idea, Courts Help to Stop It ...

Wilder Celebrates Debut Release, Derby Day

Plus, Plastic Ants release vinyl version of their debut, Ellery play book launch concert and Automagik delay EP

· Apr 29, 2015 09:35 am

Country/Americana group Wilder issue its debut EP with a Kentucky Derby-themed release party, Plastic Ants celebrate the vinyl release of their debut album, Ellery hosts a book launch party in honor of singer Tasha Golden's poetry collection and Automagik premiere a new single/video but delay planned EP release.
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L.A. Vice

Sundry and Vice cocktail bar blends West Coast ethos and apothecary history in OTR

· Apr 28, 2015 02:54 pm

You know Cincinnati is becoming more of a destination city when people from larger cities start moving here to open businesses, which is exactly the case with the new apothecary themed Over-the-Rhine cocktail bar Sundry and Vice. ...

Filmmaker Alex Garland Humanizes the Machine

· Apr 29, 2015 09:18 am

Ex Machina writer-director Alex Garland is a thoroughly modern writer, intent on probing our most human urges and the boundaries that lie beyond the present moment. ...

Survival of the Averagest

· Apr 29, 2015 09:22 am

In most apocalyptic scenarios, we often imagine the lucky few to survive as being the toughest, hardest, most disciplined born leaders. Phil Miller is none of these things. ...



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