Much like their Irish ancestors who
immigrated to America before them, husband and wife Kent Covey and
Maureen Kennedy were immigrants in their own right when they moved to
Cincinnati from New York and California, respectively.
The recent $46 million
restoration/reinvention of Over-the-Rhine’s Washington Park is already
reaping artistic dividends — it’s responsible for a new musical tribute
to the transformative powers of landscape architecture.
Cincinnati Landmark Productions’ I Left My Heart, A Salute to the Music of Tony Bennett
at the Covedale Center for the Performing Arts presents a musical
tribute to Bennett, with more than 30 songs made famous by or famously
sung by the legendary crooner.
Blake Robison wants the Cincinnati
Playhouse in the Park to be at the forefront of Cincinnati’s cultural
conversation. “It’s our responsibility to bring the best theatrical
material, both old and new, to our community," he says.
After realizing that a niche to supply healthy
snacks to college students existed, Cincinnati-based Marissa Hu and Andy
Fortson founded Co-Ed Supply, a subscription-based start-up that
targets the collegiate crowd by providing them with “college essentials”
ranging from food to toiletries.
One of America’s most important
theatrical events happens annually just 100 miles south of Cincinnati
via I-71: the Humana Festival of New American Plays at the Actors
Theatre of Louisville, kicking off its 38th year this week
Cincinnati Shakespeare has deeply enhanced the experience of both of these classic works, separated by four centuries in their creation, but sharing common philosophical ground in their exploration of the meaning of existence.
If you do the math, Gary Collins has been
skateboarding longer than a lot of the kids currently skating on a
professional level have even been alive. But that doesn’t mean he’s not
out there with those same guys, skating around the city...