With a fan base as loyal as a Marine
battalion and a catalog littered with nine sparkling gems of diverse
Folk/Pop/Rock, including the ebullient Dick Van Dyke
parks-and-recreational swing of last year’s Let’s Fly a Kite,
singer/songwriter Eleni Mandell had no desire or inclination to subject
her creative methodology to any severe course corrections.
In 2004, when Chapel Hill, N.C. resident
Django Haskins lifted the name of his new band from the title of one of
Leonard Cohen’s most beloved albums — the ’70s classic New Skin for the Old Ceremony
— it could have been viewed as foolhardy bravado or a case of brilliant
To hell with bachelors and bachelorettes
dry-humping their way to faux decisions about potential partners for the
rest of their lives (or the season). For real drama, we need a reality
show about the travails of actual bands.
Make your midsummer night a dream and
experience the Bard in the great outdoors this summer as Cincinnati
Shakespeare Company stages Romeo & Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream throughout Tristate parks.
For Main Street’s Final Friday at 1305
Gallery, photographer and installation artist Molly Donnermeyer — who
also runs Live(In) Gallery in Brighton — and poet/visual artist Sidney
Cherie Hilley joined forces to create an exhibition entitled Likeness.
Yada, yada, yada, y’all. Jerry Seinfeld,
comedy icon and everybody’s favorite sitcom star who helmed a TV show
about nothing, is coming to Cincinnati to perform his signature stand-up
at the Aronoff for one night only.
Adventure is out there, and it turns out
it’s closer than you’d think. GOODS on Main, a thematic retail store
currently serving up “Adventure,” is calling all bike-curious folks to
come together on Final Friday and celebrate everything that runs on two
The Salmon Shorts of OTR is basically a
Facebook page dedicated to posting photos of people in salmon-colored
shorts in Over-the-Rhine, poking a bit of fun at the preppy clientele
who now visit the gentrified bars and restaurants of the urban
Saturday, CityBeat is partnering with
Horseshoe Casino to bring all of the Queen City’s best barbecue
offerings to one place for a day of pork, beer and whiskey at the
inaugural Porkopolis Pig & Whiskey Festival.
Aside from those who become marketable marquee stars,
it’s not all that common for dancers to find a sustainable living in
their art form. Or long-term romance. Or family. It’s a hard-knock life,
being a dancer.