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Event: Laverne Cox

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox is on a nationwide college speaking tour that stops in the Tristate Tuesday.   

Onstage: Safe House

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Safe House, about a “free family of color” in 1843 Kentucky, has its world premiere at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park.  

Event: Reinventing Radio: An Evening with Ira Glass

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Ira Glass’ This American Life is one of the most popular radio programs in America, with 4 million listeners over the air and an additional 1 million via podcast.   

Music: Carolina Chocolate Drops

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The premise of the Carolina Chocolate Drops was simple — to take back the African-American string-band tradition that flourished in the 1700s and 1800s, yet faded away in the early 1900s.  

Music: The Werks

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Werks haven’t had a problem, rising over the past several years to hold major spots in festival lineups while also cultivating their own unique festival, The Werk Out, here in Ohio.  

Music: Burger Records Caravan of Stars

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Burger Records Caravan of Stars perform at Southgate House Revival Saturday.  

Art: Documenting Cincinnati's Neighborhoods

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
It’s hard to have any conversation about Cincinnati’s past without someone bemoaning the impact of I-75 construction in the 1950s.   

Music: The Twilight Sad and We Were Promised Jet Packs

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Twilight Sad is properly named. The Scottish trio of vocalist James Graham, guitarist Andy MacFarlane and drummer Mark Devine specializes in mood-altering music that ranges from hushed melancholia to swirling, rhythmically dynamic rave-ups.  

To Do This Week

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Festive fun for skeptics, believers, kids and pets.
  

Comedy: Ron Babcock

0 Comments · Monday, October 20, 2014
It’s a road tour quite unlike any other. Comedian Ron Babcock is bringing his "Benz it Like Babcock Tour" to Mayday in Northside as part of their Bombs Away! Comedy Night.  

Comedy: Greg Warren

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 15, 2014
For years, Greg Warren has populated his stand-up set with various characters drawn from his St. Louis upbringing. But these days, Warren is making the act more about himself and merely peppering the routine with silly voices.
  

Onstage: Cirque du Soleil Varekai

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 14, 2014
In this touring show, a solitary young man falls from the sky — perhaps it’s Icarus who flew too close to the sun? — into a magical forest populated by fantastic creatures.   

Music: Bosom Ball for Breast Cancer

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 14, 2014
For the past several years, longtime local Pop radio station Q102 has been bringing in hitmakers to perform at its Bosom Ball concert, raising money for various breast cancer research and awareness organizations.   

Onstage: NANOWorks Day of the Dead

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 14, 2014
North American New Opera Workshop (NANOWorks) continues to challenge traditional ideas of opera as it kicks off its new season with the first two parts of Daniel Felsenfeld’s triptych, She, After.   

Comedy: Graham Elwood

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Graham Elwood is in that group of comedians that is also widely known for being at the forefront of podcasting.