In Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing, now onstage at the Cincinnati Playhouse, it’s not just Paige that yearns for
change — other characters include ballplayers eager to move up and a
young woman aspiring to a career as a club singer.
The artist's openness to going with
nature’s flow has led him along new artistic paths since he visited
waterfalls in the Pacific Northwest and Switzerland a few years ago. Sidereal Silence is
a multimedia experience featuring surround sound, video and a hovering
when I clicked on a Jimmy Kimmel Live!
video a few months back and saw Matthew Broderick as Leo Bloom and
Nathan Lane as Max Bialystock, I thought it was a scene from that Tony
Award winner. They were hatching a scheme to make money — but this time
not with a stinker of a Broadway show. Instead, they needed a stinker of
In April 2013, Pets in Need opened its very own
spacious facility, providing biweekly clinics and serving more than 200
animals. Today, the number of pets enrolled in the organization has
reached more than 4,000.
Zaha Hadid’s recent death at age 65 was
sad on many levels. One of those is that she won’t get a chance to see
the Contemporary Arts Center’s brilliant use of her building for its
current installation, Do Ho Suh’s Passage.
Once upon a time, popular theater was the
realm of melodramas with dastardly villains, heroic champions and
damsels in distress. New Edgecliff Theatre has experienced its own run
of “perils” that seem to be the modern-day equivalent of the challenges
faced in those long-ago productions.
Last year, Nate May, a graduate student
in composition at the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of
Music, began collecting oral histories of Lower Price Hill residents.
These formed the basis for his multimedia oratorio State: A Testimony to Urban Appalachia.