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Music: The Life and Times with Ashes and Iron

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Indie Rock power trios are as common as crime, but the ones that rise to the top of the form defy the limitations of their numbers by sounding more expansive than the standard guitar/bass/drums set-up.  

The Church with The Sharp Things

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 3, 2015
In the late ’70s, Australia exported a fair amount of bracingly unique Alternative Rock that rivaled anything produced by America or Great Britain.   

Justin Townes Earle with Gill Landry

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 3, 2015
When you are Justin Townes Earle and you are the son of the famous musician Steve Earle, the bonus of name recognition soon gives way to overt scrutiny.  

Film: Paris

0 Comments · Friday, February 27, 2015
Director Cedric Klapisch's Paris is the final movie in the Cinema in the City series that University of Cincinnati's new Center for Film and Media Studies is presenting at Clifton's Esquire Theatre.   

Art: The Total Look

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The star attraction of The Total Look, the new Cincinnati Art Museum exhibit that features fashion designs of the late Rudi Gernreich, is the one-piece topless bathing suit (or monokini) that he designed for women in 1964.  

Music: JJ Grey & Mofro with The London Souls

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Coming from a former family chicken farm and pecan tree grove in Jacksonville, Fla., you’d expect JJ Grey to exude the flavor of the South, and that’s just what he does.  

Music: The Bunny The Bear with Released by Prayer and Time and Distance

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The Bunny The Bear will move you in strange and visceral ways.  

Music: American Aquarium with Ben Knight & the Well Diggers and Rod Hamdallah

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The cool thing about American Aquarium is that they have always been really good.  

Music: The Contortionist with Revocation, Fallujah, Toothgrinder, The Requiem and Sea of Treachery

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Although hints of growled dirty vocals sometimes form an undercurrent to the proceedings and even push to the forefront, The Contortionist seems detached from the Deathcore/Death Metal proponents with which it is often grouped.   

Music: Rod Picott

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Growing up in rural Maine,  Americana singer/songwriter Picott became interested in music early. Even as he finished school and started work, he kept up his interest.  

Onstage: August: Osage County

0 Comments · Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Tracy Letts’ 2008 play was a throwback to another era, a three-act, three-hour drama about a dysfunctional family colliding in the arid flatlands of the Oklahoma plains when their father goes missing.  

Comedy: Chris Franjola

0 Comments · Tuesday, February 24, 2015
“The best part about being a comedian is hanging out with other comics,” Chris Franjola says.   

Event: Art After Dark

0 Comments · Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Friday’s Art After Dark event celebrates the opening of the museum’s new exhibit, The Total Look.  

Event: Passport to Wine & Beer

0 Comments · Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Allow yourself to be whisked around the globe on a delicious, boozy journey featuring 3-ounce tastings of more than 25 unique ales, porters and wines from all corners of the world.   

Art: Reconstructed: New Work by Michael Willett at 1305 Gallery

0 Comments · Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Final Friday, 1305 hosts Reconstructed: New Work by Michael Willett, a solo show of work by Willett, who graduated from DAAP’s MFA program and currently serves as an assistant professor of art at the University of Montevallo in Birmingham, Ala.