Chuck Ragan has made a unique career out of exploring unlikely paths. The son of a golf tour pro and a Gospel vocalist, Ragan came to prominence in the mid-’90s as co-frontman for Gainesville, Fla., Punk Rock outfit Hot Water Music.
Despite the lack of her physical presence, the Cincinnati Museum Center’s exhibit, Martha: A Story of Extinction, shows how hunting and habitat destruction affect animals today and how some are being brought back from the brink.
In October, acclaimed rapper Talib Kweli was in the Queen City for a reunion show with Reflection Eternal, his duo project with renowned Cincinnati-based DJ/producer/artist Hi-Tek. This week, Kweli returns to the area to perform as a DJ.
Thunder-Sky’s artist-in-residence, Contemporary Arts Center gallery attendant and early member of Visionaries + Voices Michael Weber will have his first stateside one-man exhibit of brightly colored abstract paintings in the aptly named Behavior Caused by Joy.