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Music: Tortoise

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Tortoise formed in 1990, back before the term “Post Rock” made its way into our musical lexicon and before most of us were even aware of an ambitious couple named Bill and Hillary Clinton.   

Music: Lazyeyes

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
With the resurgence and return of Shoegaze giants like My Bloody Valentine, Ride and Swervedriver, it’s not surprising that contemporary bands following a similar sonic arc are enjoying a little added attention as a result.  

Music: The Cult

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
In 1983, Ian Astbury and guitarist Billy Duffy co-founded Death Cult and toured extensively throughout Europe, releasing an EP and single before truncating the name to The Cult.  

Onstage: Annapurna

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Annapurna is the Hindu goddess of nourishment. It’s also the name given to one of the most dangerous Himalayan climbing peaks, the 10th highest in the world, with a horrendous fatality rate of 40 percent.  

Comedy: Auggie Smith

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
“The ax I’m grinding now is basically a very long defense of political correctness,” says comedian Auggie Smith.   

Lecture: Three Acts in Over-the-Rhine

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Established in July by the burgeoning Over-the-Rhine Museum, this lecture series brings in local historians, advocates and OTR residents to discuss topics pertaining to the neighborhood’s history.  

Art: Final Shows at Phyllis Weston Gallery

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Phyllis Weston Gallery is closing after the December death of the grande dame of Cincinnati’s visual art, Phyllis Weston.   

Art: Tiger Lily Press at Clay Street Press

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
The members of Tiger Lily Press, the venerable printmaking organization, will be showing recent work at Clay Street Press.   

Art: White People: A Retrospective at Art Beyond Boundaries

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Jymi Bolden, director of Art Beyond Boundaries gallery, has curated an encore exhibition of work by award-winning former Cincinnati Post photojournalist Melvin Grier that “looks at the majority through a minority’s eyes.”   

Event: Art After Dark: 30 Americans

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Visit the Cincinnati Art Museum for the latest installment of after-hours party Art After Dark to celebrate the new exhibit 30 Americans.  

Event: Miles Ahead Red Carpet Screening and After Party

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Actor/director Don Cheadle’s Miles Ahead — a poignant exploration of famed Jazz musician Miles Davis — was filmed in the Queen City, and the Esquire is rolling out the red carpet this weekend for an advanced screening and celebration.   

Music: Boyz II Men

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Motown Philly back again. Horseshoe Casino welcomes Grammy-winning R&B group Boyz II Men this weekend for a sold-out show.   

Attraction: Butterflies of the Caribbean

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Krohn Conservatory’s annual extremely popular and extremely beautiful International Butterfly Show returns with Butterflies of the Caribbean
  

Music: Shovels & Rope

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
One of the leading lights in the modern-day Folk/Americana revival, duo Shovels & Rope’s last album of new material was the widely praised 2014 full-length Swimmin’ Time.  

Film: Iris

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Cincinnati Art Museum’s free “Moving Images” film series resumes after a short hiatus with one of the great documentarian Albert Maysles’ last films, 2014’s Iris.