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Cover Story: Newcomer Is a Renaissance Woman

Jeanne Mam-Luft

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Jeanne Mam-Luft recently relocated to Cincinnati from Dallas -- with her husband, who plays percussion for the Dayton Phiharmonic -- and has already held auditions for their post-modern dance comp  

Cover Story: See Dance Now

Upcoming Events

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 17, 2007
The School for Creative and Performing Arts Dance Ensemble performs at the Carnegie Arts Center in Covington Oct. 25 and in Abstract Pathways at the Aronoff Center's Fifth Third Bank Theater Nov 1-3.  

Cover Story: Born & Raised

A long line of locally-produced football talent leads all the way to a Top 20 University of Cincinnati program

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 10, 2007
The St. Xavier High School parking lot is crammed with tailgaters before the St. X-Elder football game Sept. 28. The crowd spills out of the lot and into the church driveway across the street w  

Cover Story: Raising the Bar

Cincinnati City Council challengers offer ideas and energy but face an uphill battle against 'comeback' candidates and no open seats

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 3, 2007
They're responsible for making sure potholes get filled and garbage gets picked up, as well as guaranteeing police and fire protection are available when you need them. To do all of that, of   

Cover Story: Indie Innovation

The MidPoint Music Festival stays alive by providing essential tools for fans and artists

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Every year Sean Rhiney and Bill Donabedian meet on Main Street to hang the MidPoint Music Festival banner a week or so before the fest. This annual event is the semi-formal symbol of another succ  

Cover Story: Parties, Panels and Workshops ... Oh My!

There's more action at MidPoint than just independent artist showcases all night long

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 26, 2007
One of the cooler aspects of the MidPoint Music Festival, the thing that keeps it from being "just" a festival and more a "music conference" is the collection of daytime panels and workshops.  

Cover Story: Sounds Like a Music Festival

Use the tools, sound like Tool or be a tool

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 26, 2007
MidPoint Music Festival continues to go high-tech as the sixth version approaches, this year upgrading its web site to offer bands and festivalgoers as much information as possible. When you land  

Cover Story: MPMF Schedule


0 Comments · Wednesday, September 26, 2007
ARNOLD'S 9 p.m. Raison D'Etre (Wilder, Ky.) Folk/Americana The three hyper-talented women of Folk trio Raison D'Etre have been astounding audiences with their gorgeous three-part harmo  

Cover Story: MPMF Schedule


0 Comments · Wednesday, September 26, 2007
ARNOLD'S 9 p.m. Wink Keziah & Delux Motel (Charlotte, N.C.) Americana/Alternative Wink Keziah has turned the raw material of his harrowing life experience into the tripabilly Country swa  

Cover Story: MPMF Schedule


0 Comments · Wednesday, September 26, 2007
ARNOLD'S 9 p.m. Chris Collier (Newport, Ky.) Folk/Americana For the past decade and a half, Chris Collier has been one of the area's premiere Folk artists, putting out four acclaimed re  

Cover Story: In the Know, in the Groove

Jay Kalagayan, Jason Bruffy and their Know Theatre partners aren't finished growing

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 19, 2007
Back in 1997, Jay Kalagayan was a recent Xavier University grad with a yen for theater. But he found it hard to find opportunities locally -- his Filipino heritage made him the odd man out with m  

Cover Story: Cleaning Up

Matt Ryan tries to help others and work himself out of a job

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 19, 2007
Matt Ryan thinks janitors are cool. Most of us don't think about the people who clean our offices and classrooms. Often called "America's invisible workforce" because they typically perform t  

Cover Story: The Beer Is Back in Town

Greg Hardman promotes Moerlein, Hudy, music and his adopted hometown

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 19, 2007
I'm meeting Greg Hardman at Kaldi's, and as I walk along Main Street I see Christian Moerlein umbrellas and cups everywhere. They're obviously a big supporter of Second Sunday on Main, which is  

Cover Story: Can't Knock Her Hustle

Local poet Jennie Wright is busy but keeps her commitments working together

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 19, 2007
When a woman says she's a single mother, it's not inconceivable that she has more than one job. But Jennie Wright's schedule makes one recall that In Living Color sketch about the job-juggling   

Cover Story: Mending the City's Bones

Steven Bloomfield and Ken Schon enjoy bringing back Cincinnati's industrial buildings

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 19, 2007
Older cities like Cincinnati are blessed with "good bones" -- the still-standing but often-vacant factories and warehouses that attest to a proud, powerful, endlessly fascinating industrial past