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TV: Orange is the New Black

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 10, 2015
After a heavy second season that had many viewers wondering if drama would be a more appropriate genre designation than comedy (particularly for television awards), the ladies of Litchfield Penitentia  

Music: Broncho

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Over the past five years, Broncho has ridden its love of ’70s Punk and ’80s Indie Rock to a press kit full of praise and the kind of fairly high-profile song placements that couldn’t help but broaden its loyal fan base.   

Music: The Happy Maladies

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Even a cursory listen to The Happy Maladies’ slim but impressive Chamber Folk-meets-Indie-in-Jazztown catalog reveals a certain thoughtful deliberation.  

Literary: Mandy Levy

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 10, 2015
“Buy a thing of arugula from the store. Dump it in a bowl.” This is the beginning of Mandy Levy’s Buffauxlo Chicken Salad recipe from her new book Calorie Accounting: The Foolproof Diet-by-Numbers Plan for a Skinnier New You, a humorous and self-deprecating weight-loss book that feels more like your best friend telling you about her new meal plan than your typical holier-than-thou diet tome.
  

Music: BoyMeetsWorld

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 10, 2015
The latest Cincinnati Pop/Punk band with the potential to punch its ticket would make a great reality show.    

Music: Spoon

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Spoon is the most reliable band on the planet, each album a slight variation on frontman Britt Daniel’s long-running love of terse, sharp-edged Rock & Roll.  

Music: Hozier

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Every now and then a musician with immense talent reaches the upper echelon of the Billboard charts.  

Literary: Judith Fertig

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 3, 2015
 It comes as no surprise that Judith Fertig’s debut novel, The Cake Therapist, revolves around food.   

Music: Bandstand Bluegrass Ft. Mustered Courage and Blair Crimmins

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 3, 2015
American Roots music is in the midst of a popularity spike that rivals the huge Folk revival of the1960s.   

Music: The Bunbury Music Festival

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 3, 2015
This year’s Bunbury Music Festival, the first since it was acquired by Columbus, Ohio’s PromoWest Productions, features an ambitious and diverse lineup.  

Event: Donut Day

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 3, 2015
June 5 is National Donut Day, created by the Salvation Army in 1938 to celebrate the men and women who served as soldiers during World War I.   

Comedy: Jimmy Pardo

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Jimmy Pardo continues his slow-but-steady ascent to the top of the comedy world.  

Onstage: Broadway Sing-Along with the Cincinnati Pops

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 3, 2015
The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra begins its summer series with a special Broadway Sing-Along: Belt out your favorite Broadway hits by singing along to lyrics on the Riverbend Corbett Pavilion big screen with talented guest vocalists.   

Onstage: "I Love Lucy" Live on Stage

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Back in the 1950s, Lucy and Ricky Ricardo were a big TV hit on I Love Lucy. To experience the fun — and what TV was like 60 years ago — you should head to the Aronoff Center, where you’ll get a taste of what had America laughing.  

Art: Heteronormativity at the Ice Cream Factory

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Working in monotype printmaking, collage and projection, Cincinnati-based artist Jen Warren will show a collection of artwork at artist/curator Paul Coors’ Brighton gallery, which focuses on her personal experiences living within a society in which queer women and other feminist voices are often silenced.