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Film: Sign Painters: The Movie

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Sign Painters, directed by Faythe Levine and Sam Macon, discusses the trade of hand-painted sign making, with anecdotal accounts from artists all over the country.  

Onstage: Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 20, 2015
In the same sense that it takes a village to raise a child, it appears that it takes a crowd to tell the story of Johnny Cash. At least that’s the case with the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s production of Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash.   

Onstage: The Handmaid's Tale

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 20, 2015
In the near future, what’s left of the United States has become the Republic of Gilead, a nation oppressively governed by strictly religious principles.  

Art: Based on a True Story at the CAC

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 20, 2015
In their exhibition Based on a True Story — curated by Steven Matijcio — Duke Riley and Frohawk Two Feathers proffer their own epic narratives.   

Film: National Gallery

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 20, 2015
The Frederick Wiseman documentary National Gallery (it’s been hailed wherever it’s opened), is coming to the Cincinnati Art Museum’s large auditorium for a special free screening.   

Music: Pike 27

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 20, 2015
With the release of Calling Out, 2015 could be Pike 27’s biggest year ever, with plans for more local dates, some limited touring and perhaps even a full-length album.   

Music: The Delta Saints

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Few band names capture a group’s essence like “Delta Saints” fits this crew.   

Music: American Originals with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 20, 2015
What could be better than a night with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra doing Stephen Foster classics? Uh, how about when they’re joined by the likes of Rosanne Cash, Cincinnati’s own Over the Rhine, Dom Flemons and Aoife O’Donovan?   

Music: Carlene Carter with 
John Mellencamp

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Carlene, a longtime acclaimed musician in her own right, is currently opening for John Mellencamp on an extensive tour, which hits Cincinnati this weekend.   

Music: Borgore

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 20, 2015
To say that Israeli Electronic Dance producer/DJ Borgore has a broad range would be the understatement of the ages.   

Music: Wale

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 13, 2015
One of today’s top Hip Hop artists, Wale, started his rise to international acclaim in the mid-’00s when his track “Dig Dug (Shake It)” became a big local hit in his Washington, D.C. hometown.   

Music: Landlady

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 13, 2015
If Frank Black had a fever dream about his personal Last Waltz, with a guest lineup that included Pere Ubu, Talking Heads, Dirty Projectors and TV on the Radio, his dreamscape soundtrack would sound a lot like Landlady.   

Onstage: West Side Story

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Despite its cramped stage, The Carnegie’s staging has many elements that pay homage to the original.  

Music: Particle

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 13, 2015
The term “particle” brings to mind microscopic, energetic units weaving together the utterly incredible physical world around us. Perfectly fitting, I’d say, for a band like Particle.   

Comedy: Bianca Del Rio

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 13, 2015
If the name Bianca Del Rio doesn’t sound familiar, you probably aren’t privy to one of the more entertaining reality shows on TV, RuPaul’s Drag Race.