Last fall, a Foxy Shazam interview was
convened at bassist Daisy Caplan’s Northside home for the purpose of
discussing the band’s tour-ending, two-show extravaganza in Cincinnati —
a full production at Bogart’s in Corryville, and an intimate club date
at Northside’s Mayday.
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It’s almost here for the 11th consecutive
year. That’s right, it’s just about time for the Cincinnati Fringe
Festival, our annual dose of creativity and zaniness that might move you
to laughter or tears.
Peggy Crawford didn’t know the group she
helped found in 1939 — Cincinnati’s Modern Art Society — would become so
long-lived or vital. It is now the Contemporary Arts Center, which on
Friday is celebrating its 75th anniversary.
All vinyl nights — select evenings at bars
and other venues where people come to spin and listen to vinyl records —
have their own distinct personality and all are responses to the
ongoing revival of interest (and sales) in vinyl records.
After years of playing in Cincinnati bands and touring with various bands as a sound man and guitar tech, Steve Schmoll decided to put his energy into the all-vinyl Northside record shop, Black Plastic.