If there is a Hall of Fame somewhere for librarians — and there should be — then Alice S. Plaut, former head of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County’s Art & Music Department, belongs in it.
Rahsaan Roland Kirk, who died in 1977, was a blind Columbus, Ohio-born Jazz multi-instrumentalist who often played his fiery and cutting-edge music in Cincinnati Jazz clubs before and after achieving worldwide fame.
David Little, a longtime progressive political activist and public policy communications consultant, will play records and talk about “Political & Protest Music Part 1: The Post-World War II Awakening 1946-1962" at Wednesday's Listen to This! session at downtown's Main Library.
Although exhibition opening receptions can be a great opportunity to meet with artists in a more formal gallery setting, if one wants to truly get into the mind of the artist, nothing compares to the chance to visit a working studio.
Four historic Cincinnati eateries that were in operation before Prohibition — Arnold’s Bar & Grill, Campanello’s, Scotti’s and The Washington Platform — have teamed up to host a progressive downtown dinner.