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Cover Story: Get Green in Greater Cincinnati

The Green Guide

1 Comment · Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Recycling Hamilton County Recycles The Hamilton County Department of Environmental Services offers news and information on local recycling programs. If you have waste materials and you're no  

Cover Story: The Next Step

The Oxford International Film Festival grows up quickly

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 9, 2008
A brief search courtesy of the Internet Movie Database gives readers a sketch of the historic highlights of the Sundance Film Festival, which assumed that name in 1991, although its first incarn  

Cover Story: Full Throttle

Director Bruce McDonald jazzes up simple adventure with 'The Tracey Fragments'

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 9, 2008
You can't help but think of Kris Kristofferson's song "The Pilgrim, Chapter 33" when you talk to Canadian director Bruce McDonald. The filmmaker seems a lot like the men Kristofferson said h  

Cover Story: Now ... and Again

Unique music festival MusicNOW keeps getting bigger and better

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2008
This week, the MusicNOW festival returns to Memorial Hall for its third year, bringing with it national attention from Spin, Pitchfork and several blog outlets. While the festival began in 2006  

Cover Story: Bird Songs

Andrew Bird utilizes every kind of music in making his own

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2008
Seven years ago, I wrote these words in reference to The Swimming Hour, Andrew BirdÕs third album with h s band Bowl of Fire: ¨The most cognitive fact about Bowl of Fire is that whateve  

Cover Story: The Real Guitar Hero

Bill Frisell is one of contemporary music's most original and influential forces

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2008
When fans talk about their favorite guitarists, hundreds of names are put forth and endlessly debated. When guitarists talk about their favorite guitarists, one name consistently winds up on the s  

Cover Story: Best of Cincinnati 2008

All 'Bests' Are Local

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 26, 2008
They say that all politics are local. Some say the the only food worth consuming is local. I say the Best of Cincinnati is the best guide you'll find to local life and activities. Each week Cit  

Cover Story: Under the Same Roof

August Wilson's final Play, Radio Golf, offers fresh insights into race and class at ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Back in April 2003, Know Theatre of Cincinnati presented August Wilson's Two Trains Running in the Gabriel's Corner basement theater in Over-the-Rhine. The show's opening night was a completel  

Cover Story: They're So Veins

Local Indie Rock duo Bad Veins draws major buzz from the music industry and waits patiently for the payoff

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Web Photo Slide Show Extra It's early December and I'm in Chicago with Cincinnati-based Indie Rock duo Bad Veins as they prepare to play yet another series of highly buzzed-about out-of-town   

Cover Story: Up From the Underground

Largely unknown in his adopted home town, Justin Green's accomplishments in cartooning and sign painting are put on display

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 5, 2008
Print cartoons and commercial signage possess a number of interesting parallels. Both impart their information one stylized panel at a time with an economy of words and an almost invisible comp  

Cover Story: What's at Stake on Tuesday

Roundup of contested races on the Hamilton County ballot

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 27, 2008
When Cincinnati voters go to the polls Tuesday, they’ll face a ballot of various races and issues at the local and federal levels. Topping the ballot, of course, are the Democratic and Republica  

Cover Story: The Guides for Art

Pilobolus offers modern movement for a modern world

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 20, 2008
Commercial contemporary dance might sound like an oxymoron, but if any group has flirted with pop culture outside the dance world's traditional pathways it's Pilobolus. You might have noticed  

Cover Story: Of Human Bondage

The plantation might be gone, but slavery lives on in the U.S.

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Modern day slavery, also known as human trafficking, is alive and well. It happens in war-torn Africa, where 9-year-old kids carry semi-automatic weapons after their parents sell them into the m  

Cover Story: 'It Was Awesome!'

Join Eliza Rushmore, Kream Abdul Jabballs, Chocolate Drop, Ryder Strong and Anniething Goes for a stroll through CityBeat's second annual Love & Sex Survey

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 6, 2008
Love and sex are our most private experiences, yet they're almost always shared with another person. Or several people, sometimes at once. But when it comes to admitting to these feelings or to  

Cover Story: 2007 Person of the Year: Making a Big Difference

Jason Riveiro speaks for the little guys in the war of words over immigration

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 30, 2008
He's the guy who beat "The Big Juan." It's hard to fathom in 21st century America that a multimillion-dollar corporation would base an advertising campaign on racial and ethnic stereotypes