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Onstage: Hairspray

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Cincinnati Young People’s Theatre opens its 34th-annual summer show this week at the Covedale Center, where 80 local teens will twist and pony their way through the raucous musical Hairspray.
  

Comedy: Andy Sandford

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
“I’m done with Netflix,” comic Andy Sandford tells an audience. “I don’t mean I’m bored with it, I mean I’m almost done watching everything that has ever been made.”  

Art: Amiable Strangers: Paintings by Elise Thompson and Nathan Weikert

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Painters Elise Thompson and Nathan Weikert exhibit new work at Boom Gallery in Evanston, which demonstrates their move away from figurative painting toward something more abstracted.
  

Event: Greater Anderson Days

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Just because Independence Day is over doesn’t mean the fireworks are. 
  

Event: Love Wins Cincy

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Hot on the heels of SCOTUS’ landmark decision to legalize gay marriage nationwide (s/o to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg), cincygayweddings.com, a compendium of LGBTQ+-friendly wedding vendors in the area, decided to turn their launch party into an entire weekend of activities.
  

Onstage: Turandot

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The Cincinnati Opera closes its season with Puccini’s Turandot, the tale of Princess Turandot, an enigmatic beauty in ancient China who reigns with an iron fist and cold heart.  

Music: Cincinnati Music Festival

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Founded in 1962 as the all-Jazz Ohio Valley Jazz Festival, Cincinnati’s popular “Jazz Fest” has gone through a lot of changes in its half century-plus history.  

Event: Big Weekend Clifton

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Clifton’s Gaslight District is a veritable trove of ethnic cuisine and culture.  

Classes: Fragrance Therapy

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Those flowers in your garden are more than just aesthetically pleasing.
  

Sports: Florence Freedom vs. Southern Illinois Miners

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Watching a Florence Freedom game is fun, but it’s even more fun on a theme night.  

Music: Kelly Clarkson

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Before she was chosen to sing at President Obama’s second inauguration alongside Beyoncé and Aretha Franklin, Kelly Clarkson was just a 21-year-old Texan who won the first season of American Idol when the show still had two hosts and Ryan Seacrest was yet to be a household name.  

Music: Joan Jett

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
For all the grumbling about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the induction ceremonies can often be revelatory and moving, occasionally serving as a way to view an artist from a different perspective and remind everyone why an artist is receiving the honor in the first place.
  

Onstage: Seth MacFarlane

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
It seems today that all you see are sex-crazed talking teddy bears in movies and lewd cartoons on TV.   

Onstage: Hundred Days

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Hundred Days is the story of Sarah and Will, who fall in love only to have their time together cut tragically short by a fatal illness.   

Music: Grace Potter

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Grace Potter’s rise in the music world has been steady.