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Art: Brighton's First Saturdays

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 3, 2015
At least one new gallery in Brighton will host its inaugural exhibition Saturday — i.e. Pear Gallery (2159 Central Ave., #8) — and no less than four exhibitions will be on view along the stretch of Central Avenue between the Ice Cream Factory and semantics gallery.   

Music: Hey Mavis

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Great Northern Ohio Americana band Hey Mavis is headed to town to participate in UC Blue Ash’s “Rhythm ‘n’ Blue Ash” series this weekend, just ahead of the release of its new album What I Did.   

Music: Gill Landry

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 3, 2015
If you’re heading to Southgate House for Justin Townes Earle, I cannot stress enough the importance of arriving early to check out opener Gill Landry.  

Event: Rising Woman Workshop

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Harmonious Energies, “a community of metaphysical and holistic healers for body, mind and soul,” hosts an eight-week series of workshops exploring wisdom of the feminine, with approaches such as meditation, energy clearing and community building.  

Music: Iris Dement with Pieta Brown

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 3, 2015
In the Folk/Gospel/Country realm, few singer/songwriters are as acclaimed, respected and beloved as Iris DeMent by devoted fans as well as her adoring peer group.  

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.