Matthew Zory, besides being a bassist for
the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, is a photographer with an interest
in images that convey a narrative about the neighborhoods surrounding
Music Hall and the greater city.
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra kicks
off its season with a weekend of events, featuring performances of
Hector Berlioz’s psychedelic Symphonie fantastique, a tale of “opium, obsession, murder, fantasy (and) hell,” says CSO conductor Louis Langrée.
The 11th-annual Art Off Pike is an urban arts festival
that transforms Covington’s Seventh Street into an art walk full of
performance works, installations and live music, with added food trucks
My three favorite band names inspired by
unlikely sources would be: a) Steely Dan, after the chrome-plated dildo
in William S. Burroughs’ Naked Lunch; b) Toad the Wet Sprocket, a
band name concocted by Monty Python for one of its sketches; and c)
Death Cab for Cutie, taken from a song by the critically
underappreciated (in the U.S., at least) Bonzo Dog Band from its 1967
debut album, Gorilla.
When asked in a recent interview with Rolling Stone,
the famously opinionated Liam Gallagher (formerly of Brit Rock stars
Oasis) said this about music he was digging lately: “Do you know that
track by alt-J, ‘Left Hand Free’? That is a great track. But alt-J can
fuck right off as far as I’m concerned. It’s a great tune, and I paid 79
pence for it, but I am in no way a fan of alt-J.”
The Cincinnati Comic Expo features famous
sci-fi and fantasy film and TV stars, including Adam West, the original
Batman, Robin Lord Taylor, the Penguin from Fox’s Gotham, Ian Ziering from Sharknado (and 90210), Eve Myles from Torchwood
and more, plus a ton of comic-book artists, cosplayers and other
Prost! Since 1976, people have
been coming out in droves to experience the rich German heritage that
Cincinnati has to offer via our Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, full of
delicious food, live music and plenty of beer.