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Event: Day of Happiness

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Mayor John Cranley has officially declared March 19 Cincinnati’s Day of Happiness, falling just a day before the international campaign, which has been recognized since 2013.   

Music: Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Southside Johnny Lyon is part of Jersey Shore’s Holy Trinity, along with Bruce Springsteen and Steve (“Little Steven”) Van Zandt.  

Music: John 5

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Guitarist John 5 has an impossibly extensive and diverse résumé, from David Lee Roth’s DLR Band and Marilyn Manson to k.d. lang and his current role as Rob Zombie’s shredder of choice.  

Music: Dressy Bessy

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
In the time since Dressy Bessy was a consistently active band, MySpace has gone from a top online community site to virtual haunted house.  

Music: We Banjo 3

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
There are so many odd signifiers and dichotomies in the composition of We Banjo 3 that it’s worth identifying as many as possible.  

Music: Experience Hendrix Tour

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
For a living, breathing testament to the wide-ranging influence guitar innovator Jimi Hendrix had (and continues to have) on contemporary music, one need only glance at the lineup for this year’s Experience Hendrix tour.  

Onstage: To Kill a Mockingbird

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Harper Lee passed away last month, but her Pulitzer Prize-winning story of justice and racial inequality lives on, not only as a novel and its memorable cinematic rendition, but also in Christopher Sergel’s theatrical adaptation.  

Event: Canstruction

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
See the Cincinnati Chapters of the American Institute of Architects and Society for Design Administration’s entries for Canstruction, the international design and building competition.  

Event: The Mini Microcinema

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Last year, the Mini Microcinema demonstrated that many Cincinnatians crave opportunities to take film seriously as an art form and communications medium — and now it’s back for a return engagement.   

Event: Saint Patrick's Day Parade

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Remember to wear green or you’ll get pinched at the 50th annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade.   

Event: Saint Patrick's Day Celebration on Fountain Square

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Join Cincinnati’s Irish (and non-Irish) brethren on the Square for a Saint Patrick’s Day celebration  

Sports: Cincinnati Rollergirls 2016 Home Opener

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
In the first game of its 10th-anniversary season, the Cincinnati Rollergirls face off in a double-header against Rochester, N.Y.’s Roc City Roller Derby.  

Event: Taste of India

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
You can have a dose of Indian culture and eat it, too, with free samples of Indian dishes and performances at the 19th-annual Taste of India presented by the Association for India’s Development.   

Music: Heaven's Jail

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Brooklyn, N.Y. trio-turned-quartet Heaven’s Jail’s forthcoming album, Widow’s Work (due for release May 6), will most certainly follow the path of its predecessor, 2014’s Ace Called Zero, in terms of its widespread critical praise.  

Event: Meowsquerade Ball

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
This animal-themed fiesta is the annual fundraiser for the Tristate Noah Project, a no-kill rescue with the ultimate goal of becoming the first free-roaming sanctuary in the Tristate for farm and domestic animals.