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Bring on the Night

Welcome to Night Vale brings its quirky storytelling to the stage

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Set in the fictional Southwestern desert town of Night Vale, the podcast is presented as a radio show complete with news, weather, advertisements and updates on local events and happenings.  

Japanese Artist Explores the Mockbee's Mysteries

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 6, 2016
In a story about Tetsuya Umeda — the Japanese artist whose installations involve sound, visuals and performance — Blouin Artinfo mentioned that he has a “penchant for ‘performing’ at venues with a slightly derelict atmosphere, such as old warehouses, abandoned schools or disused road tunnels…”   

Unexpected Visits and Confrontations

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Husbands, wives and children are key elements in two provocative productions currently on Cincinnati stages, as are unexpected visits and the resulting confrontations.   

Foxy Lady

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 6, 2016
The Cunning Little Vixen marks Vince DeGeorge’s first time staging an opera, and he says it’s a perfect work for his debut. The story’s mesh of animal and human worlds intrigue him; the brilliant score depicts the animal world and humanity with warm lyricism, gentle humor and an unflinching acceptance of nature’s cycle.  

To Be American, Gifted and Black

30 Americans at the Cincinnati Art Museum explores commodification, caricature and culture

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 30, 2016
It is a show that quite literally overflows with art from internationally renowned artists that speak to the power dynamics of race, class and political identity. 

Cincy Shakes Plays its Part in Promoting the Bard

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 30, 2016
William Shakespeare died four centuries ago in 1616, but his impact on the world of theater seems stronger than ever today.   

Covington’s CGN Creates Community Opportunity

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 30, 2016
The Center for Great Neighborhoods of Covington (CGN) is celebrating 40 years of formulating positive growth in the neighborhood, and it has big plans for the future.  

Greg Behrendt: Still into You

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Though he still considers himself a stand-up comedian by trade, Greg Behrendt is probably best known as the co-author, along with Liz Tuccillo, of the book He’s Just Not That Into You.   

Ensemble Theatre: The Dangerous Ascent of 'Annapurna'

0 Comments · Monday, March 28, 2016
Critic’s Pick: Annapurna is the story of a onetime cowboy/poet/college professor named Ulysses (Dennis Parlato) and his long-ago wife Emma (Regina Pugh).  

'Mothers and Sons': A Collision of Generations and Attitudes

0 Comments · Monday, March 28, 2016
Playwright Terrence McNally has written a lot of plays. When Mothers and Sons, his 2014 drama currently onstage at the Cincinnati Playhouse, debuted in 2014, it was his 20th Broadway show and his 50th year on Broadway.  

Indigo Girl

Alisha Budkie’s creative reuse center turns trash into treasured art supplies

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Imagine an artist’s dream garage sale. Mix in feathers, buttons, wood scraps, natural materials, yarn — anything offbeat you might uncover in an attic — and you have Indigo Hippo. 

Noah Purifoy Exhibit Showcases a Great Artist

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
I believe you’ll leave Junk Dada impressed — not just by the quality of the artist's work and vision, but also by his importance to the art and American social and political thought of our times.  

Parents, Children and the Ways of the World

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Because we all have parents and many of us have children, plays about adults’ impact on their offspring typically resonate with audiences. The results can be for better or for worse, as evidenced by two plays currently on Cincinnati stages.  

John Dunsworth Takes ‘Trailer Park Boys’ Mobile

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Dunsworth's Jim Lahey is one of the most iconic characters in Trailer Park Boys, which deftly maneuvers between film, television and stage. Randy & Mr. Lahey LIVE stops in Cincinnati with a sold-out performance Wednesday at the Woodward Theater.  

Becoming Kings

NinaMDot’s exhibition at the Globe Gallery is a message of black male restoration

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 16, 2016
In January 2014, self-taught photographer Nina Wells quit her job in the financial industry to do art full time, and she says after she took that leap of faith, “It’s been 100-percent amazing ever since.”