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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  

Cover Story: Veiled for Allah

Muslim women speak about life beneath the veil

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 9, 2007
The clothes do not make the woman, but they can make an impact during a job interview. Self-expression is a typical explanation for low-riding jeans and funky shoes as much as it is for body pier  

Cover Story: Choosing Our Battles

So whatcha got, and who gets it?

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 9, 2007
My favorite street harassment is the two-second walk-by survey: "Got a boyfriend?" And the guys swing on past, chortling and nudging each other or slinging less euphemistic invitations over thei  

Cover Story: Moving Beyond Needlepoint

Education for women has made great strides, but...

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 9, 2007
For many women the idea that needlework and etiquette could constitute the core curriculum of a serious educational program is laughable. There was a time, however, when this curriculum was the no  

Cover Story: Peace Not Presents

This year Mother's Day returns to its roots

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 9, 2007
Waves of violence that rise and fall -- not peace -- surround Mother's Day, and that's far from the legacy its originator had in mind. Generations have come to know the second Sunday in May as   

Cover Story: All Wo/Men Are Created Equal...

They just need better titles

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 9, 2007
Is it surprising that women still make only a fraction of men's salaries when we are surrounded by Chairmen and Congressmen? You might try to dismiss a connection between language and equality a  

Cover Story: The Taxing Cost of Reproduction

How having children costs women money

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 9, 2007
Mothers who opt to stay home with their children and remove themselves from the conventional workplace stand to lose $1 million over their lifetimes, according to Ann Crittenden, author of The Pri