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Music: The Polyphonic Spree

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Deeply depressed after the 1999 overdose death of good friend/Tripping Daisy bandmate Wes Berggren, Tim DeLaughter emerged from his soul’s dark teatime to create The Polyphonic Spree.  

Comedy: Cincy Brew Ha-Ha

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The Sklar Brothers headline local comedy and beer fest Cincy Brew Ha-Ha Friday night.  

Event: Crown Jewels of Jazz Festival

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The Crown Jewels of Jazz Festival takes place Friday and Saturday, with events in Washington Park and the School for the Creative and Performing Arts.  

Event: Cincy Summer Streets

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Cincy Summer Streets takes over Hamilton Avenue and Blue Rock Road in Northside 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.  

Onstage: Harry & the Thief

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Harry & The Thief by Sigrid Gilmer is a wonderfully ridiculous, history-twisting, large cast mash-up of a play about Harriet Tubman (Harry), slavery and time travel.  

Art: Cincinnati Silver 1788-1940

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Cincinnati Silver 1788-1940 is a sterling example of how an art exhibition can be about local history while still assuring the displayed objects are worthy of our long, concentrated gaze.  

Film: Sharknado 2: The Second One

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 19, 2014
If watching at home on SyFy wasn’t enough to satisfy your Tara Reid/Ian Ziering craving, no worries: Sharknado 2: The Second One is coming to the big screen.  

Music: Drake and Lil Wayne

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Canadian-born Aubrey Drake Graham, better known as simply Drake, has proven to be a talented triple threat — a dramatic and comedic actor, a rapper with R&B authenticity and a songwriter for himself and others. 
  

Music: Stand of Oaks

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Like many good singer/songwriters, Timothy Showalter harnesses his personal dramas and setbacks into potent songs about growing up in Goshen, Ind., and wrestling his demons — sometimes within the span of the same song.
  

Attractions: Shark Week at the Newport Aquarium

0 Comments · Monday, August 11, 2014
The Newport Aquarium gets in on the Shark Week hysteria with its own special programming (sans Sharknados).  

Event: Sugar Rush

0 Comments · Monday, August 11, 2014
Act like a kid in a candy store during CityBeat’s favorite sweet event: the third-annual Sugar Rush.  

Comedy: Tommy Davidson

0 Comments · Monday, August 11, 2014
Though he says he was a very funny kid, Tommy Davidson never realized just how funny he was.  

Art: Co-Conspirators at Caracole

0 Comments · Monday, August 11, 2014
The participants in the exhibition at Northside HIV/AIDs nonprofit, Co-Conspirators: Works by and with Raymond Thunder-Sky, Donald Henry, Becky Iker, Dale Jackson, Bill Ross and Kevin White, are all connected by their early involvement with two Northside-based art organizations.  

Event: Great Inland Seafood Festival

0 Comments · Monday, August 11, 2014
Enjoy all the delicacies of aquatic life at the 27th annual Great Inland Seafood Festival.  

Event: Bacon, Blues & Brew Arts and Music Festival

0 Comments · Monday, August 11, 2014
A bacon, Blues and brews arts and music festival?