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Pushing Pause

Vice Mayor Mann set to propose altered bike project to save on-street parking

Comments 0 · Apr 23, 2014 12:36 pm

The city’s cost of a long-planned piece of cycling infrastructure could more than double if City Council approves a motion Vice Mayor David Mann planned to introduce on April 23.  ...

Union of the State

State Song locks in on a solid lineup for its sophomore album, the powerful and evocative Sleepcrawling

Comments 0 · Apr 23, 2014 10:02 am

After recording its debut just after forming, Cincinnati’s State Song returns with a more developed vision on sophomore full-length Sleepcrawling.
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Nearly Half a Century

Comments 0 · Apr 23, 2014 08:45 am

The best parts of growing older are experience, grace, laughter, wisdom and memories and growing older itself because the alternative is death and I wouldn’t trade the raggedy edges of my sometimes uncertain life for all the death I once lusted for. ...

'Daily Show' Alumni Land Big Solo Projects

Comments 0 · Apr 23, 2014 08:59 am

The Daily Show has propelled more comics to fame than just host Jon Stewart. Steve Carell, Ed Helms, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver (OK, a lot of white guys) and many others sparked their careers with regular appearances on Comedy Central’s “fake news” show ...

A Tale of Two Aarons

Trademark Aaron and Aaron Collins get set to release fantastic (buy very different) new releases this week

Comments 0 · Apr 23, 2014 10:18 am

Rising local Hip Hop artist Trademark Aaron releases free new mixtape Words with Friends, singer/songwriter Aaron Collins celebrates his debut solo album release, Northside Garage drop a brand new single and Country/Rock singer Noah Smith issues his self-titled debut EP.
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Puppet Theater Brings Change to Westwood

Comments 0 · Apr 23, 2014 08:51 am

If you’ve gone to an elementary school in Cincinnati anytime between the ’80s and now, chances are you remember a Madcap Puppets performance. Giant puppets, music and acting have brought Madcap performances to life since 1981, teaching children the fundamentals of puppetry and theater. ...

The Slow Pleasures of Looking at Art

Comments 0 · Apr 23, 2014 08:46 am

Art Museums, like any other civic institution, participate in lots of special “days” and other catchy events to get visitors. But Slow Art Day, which occurred April 12, was such a good idea — at least at Cincinnati Art Museum (CAM), where I participated — that it should be instituted on a regular basis. ...

 
 

Musicians’ Desk Reference Switches Format, Offers Free Trial

Locally-created music industry e-guidebook goes the monthly subscription route

Comments 0 · Apr 23, 2014 01:27 pm

After launching last year locally at the MidPoint Music Festival and nationally at New York’s CMJ conference, the intuitive and comprehensive music industry e-book Musicians’ Desk Reference has relaunched with a new format. Created in Cincinnati by longtime local musician and promoter...

I Just Can't Get Enough

Jac's roundup of pop culture news and Internet findings

Comments 0 · Apr 23, 2014 11:30 am

I’m a huge fan of locally-produced commercials-gone-viral. Cincinnati’s Fick Chiropractic Centers current ad might not be up there with Jamie Casino, but it does feature a killer beat that deserves some attention. Is anyone else just tickled by the concept of a local doctor employing a...

New Bikeway Proposal Could Cost Additional $110,000

Vice Mayor Mann set to introduce motion to save parking spaces

Comments 1 · Apr 22, 2014 04:43 pm

The city’s cost of a long-planned piece of cycling infrastructure could more than double if City Council approves a motion Vice Mayor David Mann planned to introduce on April 23.  Mayor John Cranley successfully paused the Central Parkway Bikeway Project for public discourse in response...

Savor the Season and Chef Competition at Gorman Heritage Farm

Tastings, workshops, cocktails and more

Comments 1 · Apr 22, 2014 02:50 pm

Evendale's Gorman Heritage Farm — a real, working farm — welcomes spring with their second Savor the Season: Farm to Fork Celebration. From 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, May 3, the 122-acre farm (in partnership with Slow Food Cincinnati) will be abuzz with educational and...

Stage Door: Weekend Theater Picks

Comments 0 · Apr 18, 2014 11:24 am

There are several good theater choices south of the Ohio River this weekend.The theater (and dance) program at Northern Kentucky University presents a truly varied array of programming — this season has included a play by Orson Welles, the legendary musical South Pacific, Shakespeare's...

Q&A with Rajiv Satyal

Comedian brings his No Man's Land tour to the Aronoff Center Saturday

Comments 0 · Apr 18, 2014 10:38 am

Comedian Rajiv Satyal was born and bred in Cincinnati — Fairfield to be exact. He’s gone from being an intern on Capitol Hill to brand manager at Procter & Gamble to full-time comedian living in Los Angeles. Satyal has worked with Dave Chappelle, Kevin James, Tim (the tool man) Allen,...

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

 

Nearly Half a Century

Comments 0 · Apr 23, 2014 08:45 am

The best parts of growing older are experience, grace, laughter, wisdom and memories and growing older itself because the alternative is death and I wouldn’t trade the raggedy edges of my sometimes uncertain life for all the death I once lusted for. ...

Pushing Pause

Vice Mayor Mann set to propose altered bike project to save on-street parking

Comments 0 · Apr 23, 2014 12:36 pm

The city’s cost of a long-planned piece of cycling infrastructure could more than double if City Council approves a motion Vice Mayor David Mann planned to introduce on April 23.  ...

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. ...

Union of the State

State Song locks in on a solid lineup for its sophomore album, the powerful and evocative Sleepcrawling

Comments 0 · Apr 23, 2014 10:02 am

After recording its debut just after forming, Cincinnati’s State Song returns with a more developed vision on sophomore full-length Sleepcrawling.
...

Puppet Theater Brings Change to Westwood

Comments 0 · Apr 23, 2014 08:51 am

If you’ve gone to an elementary school in Cincinnati anytime between the ’80s and now, chances are you remember a Madcap Puppets performance. Giant puppets, music and acting have brought Madcap performances to life since 1981, teaching children the fundamentals of puppetry and theater. ...

'Daily Show' Alumni Land Big Solo Projects

Comments 0 · Apr 23, 2014 08:59 am

The Daily Show has propelled more comics to fame than just host Jon Stewart. Steve Carell, Ed Helms, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver (OK, a lot of white guys) and many others sparked their careers with regular appearances on Comedy Central’s “fake news” show ...



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