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Music: The Suicide Machines

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 15, 2015
In the Ska/Punk canon, no titan stands mightier than 1989’s Energy, the only album from Operation Ivy. But in 1996, Detroit outfit The Suicide Machines came close to matching that shooting star’s power and prowess with their first album, Destruction By Definition.  

Music: The Mountain Goats

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Jon Wurster is a busy guy. Best known as the drummer with Indie Rock mainstays Superchunk, Wurster is currently in the midst of promoting his other passion as one half of a comedy duo (with Tom Sharpling) who host the cult radio (now podcast) program called The Best Show.  

Music: Zines, Screens & Screams Fest

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 8, 2015
The Zines, Screens & Screams Fest, a celebration of DIY music and culture, comes to Main Street in Over-the-Rhine this weekend for the first edition of what organizers hope to make an annual event.    

Music: Mark Utley

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Prolific singer/songwriter Mark Utley has released a single album’s worth of songs. And that’s all.  

Music: Lotus

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Very few bands have successfully incorporated as many genres and directions into their groovy, improvisation-heavy Jam Band presentation as Lotus.  

Music: Colleen Green with Leggy

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Colleen Green’s third full-length (and first album recorded in an actual recording studio) is titled I Want to Grow Up, which is no coincidence. Well, that is if you equate a glossier sound and trying to kick coffee and weed as growing up.   

Event: The Constella Festival

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 8, 2015
The Constella Festival rolls out its fourth season this week, marking not only a shift in timing, but also lessons learned from its previous three years, according to Artistic Director Tatiana Berman.  

Music: Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 8, 2015
You could glean a great deal about singer/songwriter Drew Holcomb and his wife/bandmate/occasional co-writer Ellie from the fact that they named their first child Emmylou.  

TV: Game of Thrones

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 8, 2015
As many know, Game of Thrones is based on author George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire book series. But what happens when the show’s progression surpasses that of the source material?  

Art: Up at Bat: Warhol and Baseball

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Turns out Pete Rose wasn’t the only baseball player that artist Andy Warhol ever depicted. He wasn’t even the only Red. Tom Seaver came first — but accidentally.  

Onstage: CincySings

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 7, 2015
From Doo-Wop to Hip Hop, teams of employee choirs from top regional companies face off in this high-energy evening, hosted by Drew Lachey.  

Onstage: Race

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 7, 2015
David Mamet is a playwright known for dialogue that comes at you like a spray of bullets from an automatic weapon.   

Literary: Hal McCoy

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Hal McCoy has written about the Cincinnati Reds since the inception of the Big Red Machine.  

Comedy: Nate Bargatze

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 7, 2015
The son of a successful magician, Bargatze’s first foray into comedy was via improv with a friend.  

Onstage: Disney's Aladdin Jr.

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Aladdin, Princess Jasmine and a shiny magic lamp are on their way to the Taft Theatre — by magic carpet of course — as the Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati brings this favorite Disney movie to life.