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Cover Story: Hot Issue: Graphic Content Part III

Distel, Harper, Berkenblit and Stamper put on a show at the CAC

0 Comments · Monday, June 4, 2007
The third rotation of the Contemporary Arts Center's (CAC) exhibition, Graphic Content: Contemporary and Modern Art/Design, opens June 4 with special visits from exhibition designer Todd Oldham a  

Cover Story: Hot Issue: High-Energy Sports

These summer adventures will knock your socks off

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 30, 2007
It was already a month into spring, and I was getting edgy. I guessed that I'd spent 60 hours on the bike, and it still didn't start. Fresh oil, new plugs, rebuilt carbs, a clean gas tank -- I   

Cover Story: Hot Issue: Summer Wheeze

One man's quest to conquer his irrational fear of suddenly (and inexplicably) "hip" '70s Soft Rock

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 30, 2007
By MIKE BREEN "Soft Rock on the radio/ Everything comes 'round again" -- Hotel Lights, "A.M. Slow Golden Hit" Summer-friendly Soft Rock (aka "Mellow Gold") from the 1970s creeps me out. Hugely.   

Cover Story: Hot Issue: ACORN Summer Voter Registration Drive

'We will win!' is theme of campaign focused on low-income citizens

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 30, 2007
In previous campaign years, the nation's airwaves have been bombarded with pleas to "Get Out the Vote," "Help America Vote," "Rock the Vote" and most recently a campaign fronted by P. Diddy  

Cover Story: Hot Issue: Moths to the Flame

Fire arts are catching on

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 30, 2007
From the Olympic torch to the licking flames of Dante's Inferno, fire is an element that blazes with symbolism, representing everything from passion and strength to recklessness and punishment.   

Cover Story: Hot Issue: Ruthe Pearlman's Extraordinary Vision

Art Beyond Boundaries presents a retrospective exhibition

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 30, 2007
From what I gather, Ruthe Pearlman was one spunky dame. I never knew her myself, yet in speaking with her friends and colleagues, it's immediately apparent that Pearlman was a firecracker of a w  

Cover Story: Hot Issue: Sarah Polley Is 'The Natural'

Actress transitions to filmmaking with sublime results

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Sarah Polley makes it all look so effortless. She pulls back her long blonde mane to reveal a satisfied grin. Not so surprising, given that her feature directorial debut, Away From Her, is getting  

Cover Story: Hot Issue: Peter Adams As Bedroom Maestro

His forthcoming second album is already receiving nods of approval from the music industry

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Be prepared for stirring violins, softly psychedelic Rock, orchestral undertones, textured classic acoustic guitar and multi-layered songs that conjure up visions of an artistic octopus. Dream-dre  

Cover Story: Hot Issue: Critics' Picks

How CityBeat thinks you should spend the hot days

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Hot Artist: Joseph Winterhalter Joseph Winterhalter's new exhibition at the Weston Art Gallery, Leaving the 21st Century, acts as a romantic and preliminary look at lived spaces while hinting at  

Cover Story: Hot Issue: Hot 100 Days Calendar

The only events calendar you'll need this summer

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 30, 2007
´ May ´ Wednesday, May 30 The CINCINNATI FRINGE FESTIVAL kicks off today, continuing its mission of challenging our perceptions of performing and visual arts. Artists from the Queen C  

Cover Story: Leaving the Light On

Preparing foster kids for life on their own

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 23, 2007
Turning on the oven and popping in a frozen pizza for about 20 minutes doesn't seem difficult. The directions on the box are explicit. Some boxes even have a picture of a dial on the stove turn  

Cover Story: Less Risk, More Reward

New ramps accelerate BMX progression

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 16, 2007
At Ray's Mountain Bike Park in Cleveland, Kevin Morris and Adam Baumgartner take turns hitting the box-jump foam pit, a ramp that launches riders into a giant box of foam blocks so they can try new  

Cover Story: The Trick to Riding

Local BMX scene a raging success despite lack of venues and support

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 16, 2007
A small group of BMX riders takes turns riding their bikes straight up a 10-foot wall next to Koka Coffeehouse on Riverside Drive in the East End. They pop off the wall, turn around in the air  

Cover Story: Women's Issue 2007

Equal in Name Only

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 9, 2007
"Separate but equal" didn't pass the smell test with the U.S. Supreme Court when it came to racial segregation, and the same stink wafts around gender separation. Title IX directs educational   

Cover Story: Her Heart Belongs to Daddy

And with 'Purity Balls,' so does her vagina

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 9, 2007
She's all dolled up in tiara and ball gown, sitting on her man's lap, arms around his neck, kissing his cheek. He's grinning from ear to ear and trying to look comfortable in a rented tux. He