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Music: The Mountain Goats

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Jon Wurster is a busy guy. Best known as the drummer with Indie Rock mainstays Superchunk, Wurster is currently in the midst of promoting his other passion as one half of a comedy duo (with Tom Sharpling) who host the cult radio (now podcast) program called The Best Show.  

Music: Zines, Screens & Screams Fest

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 8, 2015
The Zines, Screens & Screams Fest, a celebration of DIY music and culture, comes to Main Street in Over-the-Rhine this weekend for the first edition of what organizers hope to make an annual event.    

Music: Mark Utley

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Prolific singer/songwriter Mark Utley has released a single album’s worth of songs. And that’s all.  

Music: Lotus

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Very few bands have successfully incorporated as many genres and directions into their groovy, improvisation-heavy Jam Band presentation as Lotus.  

Music: Colleen Green with Leggy

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Colleen Green’s third full-length (and first album recorded in an actual recording studio) is titled I Want to Grow Up, which is no coincidence. Well, that is if you equate a glossier sound and trying to kick coffee and weed as growing up.   

Event: The Constella Festival

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 8, 2015
The Constella Festival rolls out its fourth season this week, marking not only a shift in timing, but also lessons learned from its previous three years, according to Artistic Director Tatiana Berman.  

Music: Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 8, 2015
You could glean a great deal about singer/songwriter Drew Holcomb and his wife/bandmate/occasional co-writer Ellie from the fact that they named their first child Emmylou.  

TV: Game of Thrones

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 8, 2015
As many know, Game of Thrones is based on author George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire book series. But what happens when the show’s progression surpasses that of the source material?  

Art: Up at Bat: Warhol and Baseball

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Turns out Pete Rose wasn’t the only baseball player that artist Andy Warhol ever depicted. He wasn’t even the only Red. Tom Seaver came first — but accidentally.  

Onstage: CincySings

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 7, 2015
From Doo-Wop to Hip Hop, teams of employee choirs from top regional companies face off in this high-energy evening, hosted by Drew Lachey.  

Onstage: Race

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 7, 2015
David Mamet is a playwright known for dialogue that comes at you like a spray of bullets from an automatic weapon.   

Literary: Hal McCoy

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Hal McCoy has written about the Cincinnati Reds since the inception of the Big Red Machine.  

Comedy: Nate Bargatze

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 7, 2015
The son of a successful magician, Bargatze’s first foray into comedy was via improv with a friend.  

Onstage: Disney's Aladdin Jr.

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Aladdin, Princess Jasmine and a shiny magic lamp are on their way to the Taft Theatre — by magic carpet of course — as the Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati brings this favorite Disney movie to life.   

Event: Brazee Street Studio Art Supply Swap

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 7, 2015
If one artist’s junk is another artist’s treasure, then Friday’s art supply swap at Brazee Street Studios might be a gold mine of fodder for artistic creation.