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Confounding Conversations

Tracey Scott Wilson's plays keep people talking about race in America

· Mar 25, 2015 08:47 am

Tracey Scott Wilson, whose recent play Buzzer opens this week at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park (it’s onstage through April 19), once said in an interview, “The biggest issue we have in this country is race, and it’s an issue that Americans don’t talk about much. ...

Cheese Heads

From ricotta to mozzarella, local chefs are stepping up their cheese game

· Mar 25, 2015 09:07 am

Artisanal cheesemaking, just like everything else craft, is making a comeback in Cincinnati.  ...

United Front

Feds join city lawsuit against apartment owner over conditions at the Alms Hill Apartments

· Mar 25, 2015 09:59 am

The standoff between owners of the Alms Hill apartments in Walnut Hills and the building's residents is intensifying and is central to a lawsuit now on its way to federal court. ...

New Art Movie Predicts Moon Tourism's Future

· Mar 25, 2015 08:51 am

It’s not unusual for visual artists to choose film/video as a medium — Ragnar Kjartansson’s A Lot of Sorrow recently showed here and several videos were part of the Cincinnati Art Museum’s Eyes on the Street exhibit. ...

LiViD, Moxie Band and More Locals Celebrate New Releases

Plus, Ray's Music Exchange reunites for fourth annual show Saturday

· Mar 25, 2015 09:30 am

LiVid, The Moxie Band, The Grove and Buffalo Wabs and the Price Hill Hustle celebrate new releases this weekend. Plus, Ray's Music Exchange returns for fourth annual reunion show and announces new offshoot band Rays.
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Planning Ahead

UrbanCincy founder Randy Simes on Cincinnati's center city momentum and what we should do to keep it going

· Mar 25, 2015 10:26 am

UrbanCincy has grown alongside Cincinnati's interest in all things urban, both fueling and benefiting from the region’s increasing fascination with these issues. ...

Period Thriller '’71' Runs All Night Through Belfast

· Mar 25, 2015 08:58 am

Streets don’t get much meaner than those of Belfast back in 1971 as the British army all but occupied the territory, caught up in what amounted to terroristic street fights between Catholics and Protestants with few truly innocent bystanders in the middle. ...

HBO Doc Shines New Light on Scientology

· Mar 25, 2015 08:54 am

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (8 p.m. Sunday, HBO), based on the book by Pulitzer Prize winner Lawrence Wright, looks to dispel rumors and drop some serious information about Scientology on the masses. ...

She & Them

Post Rock provocateurs Us, Today flip the script on their improv structure for the composed and concussive 'TenEnemies'

· Mar 25, 2015 08:48 am

Cincinnati trio Us, Today is taking things to the next level with the new full-length release 'TenEnemies.'
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Getting a Taste of Burgerama

SoCal fest expands but remains true to its roots

· Mar 31, 2015 02:52 pm

I spent months conjuring a path towards a holiday in the sun. The clutching grasp of the highly irregular Midwest winter had me experiencing the full manifestation of the seasonal doldrums. A cross-country road trip turned out to be my conduit towards metaphorical enlightenment. I found solace in...

WATCH: Jeremy Pinnell Debuts Song/Video “Feel This Right”

Singer/songwriter collaborates with noted local photographer Michael Wilson for new clip

· Mar 31, 2015 10:00 am

Stellar local singer/songwriter Jeremy Pinnell has revealed one of his first new songs since the release of last year’s magnificent album OH/KY in the form of a new music video shot by famed local photographer Michael Wilson. Wilson — who has...

Morning News and Stuff

Streetcar expansion would be costly, Duke says; sales tax increase goes into effect Wednesday; officials make no arrests in one third of U.S. murder cases

· Mar 30, 2015 10:20 am

Good morning Cincy! It’s finally getting to be bike commuting weather again, and I couldn’t be happier about it. I’ve missed showing up to work all sweaty and out of breath with terrible helmet hair, and I’m sure my coworkers have missed it as well. Anyway, enough about my transportation...

Leftovers: What We Ate This Weekend

Sung Korean Bistro. Salazar. Dean's Mediterranean. Goetta.

· Mar 30, 2015 09:21 am

Each week CityBeat staffers and dining writers tell you what they ate this weekend. We're not always proud — or trendy — but we definitely spend at least some money on food. Surprisingly, no one ate Indian food. Nick Swartsell: Continuing what's become an...

Opening Day: Parties and Pre-Games

Places to get drunk and watch the Reds game during Cincinnati's annual "sick day"

· Mar 30, 2015 09:00 am

Nobody does Opening Day like Cincinnati. And, let's be real, since no one's going to work, here are some parties and bars (and some other associated events) where you can pregame before the Reds take on the Pirates at 4:10 p.m. April 6. GET STARTED EARLY HERE:Christian Moerlein Brewing...

Beyond Idol Chatter: The Music/Day Job Balancing Act

Post American Idol, Cincinnati’s Jess Lamb scales back but continues her teaching job

· Mar 27, 2015 10:05 am

For some musicians, their 9-to-5 is little more than a means to an end. Pizza and guitar strings don’t pay for themselves, after all. Others take pride in their work, both on stage and in the “real world,” but view them as two parts of a whole.But for Jess Lamb, her twin identities as a...

Morning News and Stuff

UC's Innocence Project exonerates three wrongfully convicted men; state House advances fetal heartbeat abortion ban; powerful Republicans: Cruz has no chance at presidency

· Mar 27, 2015 09:46 am

Good morning y’all. It’s the end of the week and the sun is out. Those are both good enough reasons to keep this news update short, so just the facts for you today.Starting on a somber note, officials continue to investigate the death of Cincinnati firefighter Daryl Gordon, who fell down an...

Cincinnati-Filmed 'Carol' to Premiere at Cannes?

· Mar 27, 2015 08:42 am

Carol, the drama about a romance between a younger and older woman in 1950s New York that was filmed in Cincinnati last spring, may have its premiere in May at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in France.Variety, which closely follows the film industry, yesterday published a...

 

United Front

Feds join city lawsuit against apartment owner over conditions at the Alms Hill Apartments

· Mar 25, 2015 09:59 am

The standoff between owners of the Alms Hill apartments in Walnut Hills and the building's residents is intensifying and is central to a lawsuit now on its way to federal court. ...

Teach Your Children Well

· Mar 25, 2015 10:42 am

Shame on any parent or guardian of school-aged children who has never questioned the term “teaching to the test” and its residual pressures on teachers and students. ...

LiViD, Moxie Band and More Locals Celebrate New Releases

Plus, Ray's Music Exchange reunites for fourth annual show Saturday

· Mar 25, 2015 09:30 am

LiVid, The Moxie Band, The Grove and Buffalo Wabs and the Price Hill Hustle celebrate new releases this weekend. Plus, Ray's Music Exchange returns for fourth annual reunion show and announces new offshoot band Rays.
...

Cheese Heads

From ricotta to mozzarella, local chefs are stepping up their cheese game

· Mar 25, 2015 09:07 am

Artisanal cheesemaking, just like everything else craft, is making a comeback in Cincinnati.  ...

Period Thriller '’71' Runs All Night Through Belfast

· Mar 25, 2015 08:58 am

Streets don’t get much meaner than those of Belfast back in 1971 as the British army all but occupied the territory, caught up in what amounted to terroristic street fights between Catholics and Protestants with few truly innocent bystanders in the middle. ...

HBO Doc Shines New Light on Scientology

· Mar 25, 2015 08:54 am

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (8 p.m. Sunday, HBO), based on the book by Pulitzer Prize winner Lawrence Wright, looks to dispel rumors and drop some serious information about Scientology on the masses. ...



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