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CDT Brings Inspiration and Faith Behind Bars

0 Comments · Thursday, May 10, 2001
It looks like the recent street riots are behind us, and local artists and arts organizations need to ask themselves one key question: What can we do to help breathe life back into Cincinnati? One   

No thugs in Our House

0 Comments · Thursday, May 3, 2001
Inside Music Hall, the concert sounded beautiful. Departing conductor Jesés López-Cobos led the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) in a sparkling performance of Anton Bruckner's Symphony   

After Riots, Arts Organizations Are Breathing Life Back Into Over-the-Rhine

0 Comments · Thursday, April 19, 2001
The initial warning call came to Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati (ETC) staff from a friend who works at the Garfield House Hotel. It was Tuesday, April 10, as a violent crowd of protesters made its w  

Kendall Bruns' Bigfoot Sighting

0 Comments · Thursday, April 12, 2001
The outdoor sculpture is best described as Prehistoric Pop Art. Inside the Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati, tucked behind some shrubs, BIGFOOT walks, thanks to some well-placed two-by-four  

Ohio's Leading Arts Advocate

0 Comments · Thursday, April 5, 2001
There are good and bad arts volunteers. The article "Giuliani Lists Choice for Decency Panel" in the March 31 issue of The New York Times reminded me of this sobering reality. New York City Mayor Ru  

The Playhouse's 'Art' Message

0 Comments · Thursday, March 29, 2001
The brotherhood of film critics might toss me out of the clubhouse once they read the next paragraph. Personally, I think they'll applaud my good sense. I didn't watch the Oscars telecast March 25.   

Life at the College Town Hall

0 Comments · Thursday, March 22, 2001
Children quickly move past a quartet of adult dancers. They glide across the floor and flutter their butterfly wings. It's a joyous sight. Life Cycle, local choreographer Linda Reiff's original dan  

Thom Collins in Charge

0 Comments · Thursday, March 15, 2001
This column has talked a lot about artists who have ditched Cincinnati over the years. This story is about one arts leader who's decided to stay. Thom Collins, Cincinnati Art Museum (CAM) Curator   

Spring 1968 Flashback

0 Comments · Thursday, March 8, 2001
The colors spin like a dervish. The sparkling images throb at the back of one's mind. Everything is appropriately psychedelic. The musical soundtrack matches perfectly: The Beatles, The Grateful Dea  

Mike Allen, Art Critic

0 Comments · Thursday, March 1, 2001
Hamilton County Prosecutor Mike Allen knows "vile photographs" when he sees them. That's why, on Feb. 13, he charged local photographer Tom Condon and Deputy Hamilton County Coroner Jonathan Tobias   

An Opportunity for Change at The Enquirer

0 Comments · Thursday, February 22, 2001
Most people know Bill Seitz as a local artist and gallery director for Covington's Carnegie Center. But during the past few months, since his Nov. 15 announcement of a "Petition drive to request an   

DIVA Helps to Keep Cincinnati Arts Moving

0 Comments · Thursday, February 15, 2001
In the cement-and-steel shadow of Paul Brown Stadium, the Linda Schwartz Gallery reminds Cincinnati that West Fourth Street continues to be a home for visual artists. The gallery's expansive windows  

Media Bridges announces relocation to 'The T'

0 Comments · Thursday, February 8, 2001
The architectural drawings are stunning, but the news itself is even more exciting: Media Bridges, the non-profit group managing the city of Cincinnati's cable access programming, is moving to the   

A Mandate for Change

0 Comments · Thursday, February 1, 2001
For Bill Seitz, a local artist and gallery director for The Carnegie in Covington, his role as an arts activist began with a modest Nov. 15 press release. Its mission was spelled out across the fron  

CAM Blockbuster

0 Comments · Thursday, January 18, 2001
I parked on Eden Park Drive and walked up the hillside steps to the Cincinnati Art Museum (CAM) parking lot. It didn't matter if it was early in the morning or late afternoon. The place was filled