In Latin, “vesper” means “evening star” or, more
commonly, just “evening” — a junction of night and day. Although it
refers to a surname in the Contemporary Arts Center’s new exhibit from
Titus Kaphar, The Vesper Project, the word feels right at home.
From the very start, Heartless Bastards
made it clear they weren’t interested in reinventing the Blues/Classic
Rock wheel, just riding it as far and as fast as humanly possible
without ever forgetting how they got where they were going and where
they came from in the first place, musically and geographically.
When describing concerts, — especially
those of the Bluegrass variety — many would probably use words like
“loud” and “rowdy.” Much more rare is a Bluegrass show that has the
power to bring a hush over the crowd.
Know Theatre’s Tamara Winters is straightforward when asked why the Over-the-Rhine theater launched Serials! a year ago: “We wanted to give audiences a reason to keep coming back. We keep bringing it back because it’s working!”
The Weston Art Gallery hosts an opening
reception for a group exhibition curated by Michael Solway, director of
the Carl Solway Gallery, featuring six American artists “exploring the
sensorial, geographical, historical and ephemeral dispersal of water
from rivers to oceans.”
Just as popular Pacific Northwest rockers
Pretty Girls Make Graves disbanded in the middle of the last decade, the
band’s bassist, Derek Fudesco, unveiled his new, folky project, The
Cave Singers, which would go on to prove just as successful as PGMG, if
not more so.