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Candy-Coated Easter

Comments 0 · Apr 15, 2014 04:08 pm

Easter is the second most important candy-eating occasion in America (next to Halloween), and the National Confectioners Association (NCA) estimates Americans will spend $2.26 billion on Easter candy this year.  ...

Forgotten Population

Women’s City Club to host a discussion on ways the criminal justice system is failing women

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 06:00 am

Each week Ohio Justice and Policy Center (OJPC) Executive Director David Singleton visits the Dayton Correctional Institute (DCI). He feels his presence is making a difference — hearing voices that would have otherwise remained silent. He speaks candidly about one of his clients, a woman serving 17 years after shooting her former police officer husband to death. ...

Soup-er Woman

Long-running “Soupruary” blog offers recipes and insight into the friendly world of soup

Comments 0 · Apr 15, 2014 04:05 pm

Five years ago this past February, Loeffler started her Soupruary blog, where the bubbly redhead details the making of a different soup every day for the entire month of February, including photos and a recipe.  ...

Canada's Funniest Criminals Balance Genius and Dimwit

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 09:01 am

Trailer Park Boys is a mockumentary/sitcom that explores the meaning of life through a comedic ensemble of drunken, perpetually stoned reprobates. In other words, it’s quite relatable. ...

China's Last Emperors Wore Some Cool Threads

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 08:54 am

Have you seen the emperor’s old clothes at the Taft Museum of Art? With apologies to Hans Christian Andersen’s cautionary tale of vanity, the naked truth remains that we’re judged by our dress. ...

The Formula at Covington's Carnegie Is Working

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 08:50 am

You won’t find cutting-edge material onstage at the Carnegie. The theater’s managing director Joshua Steele has mastered two elements: He collaborates with a wide array of local theater artists and companies, and he produces works that are, by and large, familiar fare. ...

Garden Karma

Grow It Forward Gardens promotes healthy food access and community engagement

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 08:44 am

For garden visionary Chris Smyth, sustainability coordinator of neighborhood nonprofit Price Hill Will (PHW), an empty yard is more than a patch of dirt. It’s a blank canvas. ...

 
 

HalfCut Beer Cafe Grand Opening Friday

HalfCut pours its first beers for the public tomorrow

Comments 0 · Apr 17, 2014 11:34 am

HalfCut Beer Café invites beer lovers to take their taste buds on an explosive journey as they celebrate their opening to the public April 18th.The cafe — on Walnut Street in Over-the-Rhine, attached to the new taco shop Gomez Salsa — will offer growlers to-go plus beers to sample and drink...

Know Theatre Announces 2014 Fringe Festival Lineup

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 08:46 pm

This evening at its Jackson Street headquarters in Over-the-Rhine, Know Theatre of Cincinnati revealed the lineup for the 11th annual Cincinnati Fringe Festival to a crowd of nearly 100 enthusiastic supporters and performers. The two-week festival begins Tuesday, May 27, with the

Contemporary Arts Center Launches Redesigned Website

The CAC celebrates its 75th anniversary this year

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 03:19 pm

The Contemporary Arts Center marks its 75th anniversary with the launch of its newly redesigned website, contemporaryartscenter.org. By adding a timeline and a list of exhibits dating back to 1939, the updated site highlights some of the museum’s most notable attractions through videos and...

Dining Out for Life 2014

Fight AIDS by dining out at your favorite restaurants on April 24

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 02:24 pm

Dining Out For Life is an annual event to raise funds for licensed AIDS service agencies in 60 cities across the nation. Started in 1991 by ActionAIDS in Philadelphia, today more than 3,000 restaurants donate a portion of their proceeds from one day to the aforementioned service agencies;...

I Just Can't Get Enough

Jac's roundup of pop culture news and Internet findings

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 12:20 pm

Senior prom is a special milestone for many American teens, but even traditions as old as school dances change over time. Intimate one-on-one dates have given way to group dates and attending as friends. Flip-flops and cutout cocktail dresses replaced the overdone evening look for many girls. And...

CORV Local Food Guide Release Party Tonight

5-7:30 p.m. at Om Eco Café on Ludlow in Clifton

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 11:15 am

The annual Central Ohio River Valley (CORV) Local Food Guide celebrates its release (find one inside this week’s CityBeat) and upcoming Earth Day with a party at Om Eco Café on Ludlow in Clifton. The CORV guide is a very complete directory of area food resources that connects residents...

Arnold's Taps Great Lakes Cherry Vanilla Edmund Fitzgerald for Autism

Great Lakes Brewing Company and #BeerAutismHope partner for an autism fundraiser

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 11:11 am

Arnold’s has partnered with Great Lakes Brewing Company and Neltner Small Batch to host a fundraiser for autism, #BeerAutismHope. Great Lakes will be tapping a cask-conditioned firkin of their fabled, impossible-to-find and extremely delicious Cherry Vanilla Edmund Fitzgerald Porter. For each...

MidPoint Indie Summer Concerts Announced

Free summertime Fountain Square shows feature national headliners and lots of local talent

Comments 2 · Apr 16, 2014 08:50 am

The first good sign that consistent warmth is on its way is the announcement of the lineup for this year’s MidPoint Indie Summer series at downtown’s Fountain Square. The concerts are part of the Square’s free PNC Summer Music Series, which showcases different types of music (played mostly...

 

It's Our Anniversary

Comments 1 · Apr 9, 2014 09:38 am

Twenty years ago this month images from Rwanda were telecast around the world, and they were images of bones — bones bleached white by the sun and drained dry of blood and flesh — littering roadsides, piled in open graves, stacked in abandoned churches and markets and washed up along the shore lines of small bodies of water. ...

Forgotten Population

Women’s City Club to host a discussion on ways the criminal justice system is failing women

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 06:00 am

Each week Ohio Justice and Policy Center (OJPC) Executive Director David Singleton visits the Dayton Correctional Institute (DCI). He feels his presence is making a difference — hearing voices that would have otherwise remained silent. He speaks candidly about one of his clients, a woman serving 17 years after shooting her former police officer husband to death. ...

China's Last Emperors Wore Some Cool Threads

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 08:54 am

Have you seen the emperor’s old clothes at the Taft Museum of Art? With apologies to Hans Christian Andersen’s cautionary tale of vanity, the naked truth remains that we’re judged by our dress. ...

Let the Good Times Roll

Twenty-six years in, the Supersuckers are still on the grind — and still dreaming big

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 11:11 am

Even as the decades have passed and several members have moved in and out, Supersuckers remain committed to flippant, hooky, high-energy, underground-friendly Rock & Roll that heavily draws from Rockabilly, Garage Rock, Country and Punk. ...

The Twentieth-Century Way (Review)

Know Theatre regional premiere entertains, transports and transforms

Comments 0 · Apr 9, 2014 07:48 am

When house lights dim and a play begins, every theatergoer prays to witness something that entertains, transports and, in the best cases, transforms...Tom Jacobson’s The Twentieth-Century Way, receiving its regional premiere at Know Theatre of Cincinnati, does just that. 
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'Silicon Valley' Delivers Smart Nerd Humor

Comments 0 · Apr 16, 2014 09:20 am

Move over, Sheldon. The Big Bang Theory may have helped popularize or mainstream “nerd culture,” but Silicon Valley keeps it real with sharp wit, spot-on tech references and just a touch of social awkwardness — the makings of any true geek. ...



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