Arts & Culture

Thunder-Sky Studies Art History, Passes the Test

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
“Don’t know much about history,” Sam Cooke sang. The good news is that you don’t have to know much about art history to tune into a wonderful world at Thunder-Sky, Inc.’s History Channel: New Art from Old Art.

Pops Maestro Jazzed About Seth MacFarlane Show

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
It seems today that all you see are sex-crazed talking teddy bears in movies and lewd cartoons on TV. But where are those good, old-fashioned crooners on which we used to rely? Luckily, there’s Seth MacFarlane.

Present Voices

Word of Mouth Cincinnati aims to unite community through poetry’s mystery

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Huddled in the Sword Room of MOTR Pub, the voices of the poets reading at the monthly Word of Mouth Cincinnati event remain at the volume usually reserved for intimate conversations in domestic settings, barely carrying sound across the small cellar-esque basement of the Over-the-Rhine bar. 

Branderyhaus Is for Entrepreneurs

The Brandery startup accelerator offers housing to enrollees, simplifying Cincinnati living for outsiders

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 15, 2015
In a move further distinguishing itself from other startup accelerators in North America, The Brandery is now offering slightly subsidized housing to its enrollees.

Celebrating Portsmouth Sinfonia and Other Fluxus-Inspired Acts

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Two veterans of Cincinnati’s co-op gallery scene, now students at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will present their strange and fascinating new project, Thing-stead artist-books, Saturday night at Camp Washington’s Wave Pool gallery. 

Of Thee I Sing

0 Comments · Monday, July 13, 2015
We all know the basics of how the Declaration of Independence turned out, especially this time of year when we celebrate that historic document on the Fourth of July. But do we really know much about the men who fussed and debated in Philadelphia in 1776 to craft the words that set in motion the course of American history?  

Weaving a Spell(ing Bee) at NKU

0 Comments · Monday, July 13, 2015
Back in February 2005 I was in New York City to see some shows, and at the last moment (on a Saturday afternoon) I was offered the chance to see a new off-Broadway show I hadn’t heard of, The 25t  

Diving In

Weston exhibit ‘By This River’ makes a splash

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 8, 2015
By This River, the new group show curated by Michael Solway at downtown’s Weston Gallery through Aug. 30, is as refreshingly clear in its concept and intent as a sparkling mountain stream.

Theater League Gets Its Act Together

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 8, 2015
The League of Cincinnati Theatres was established in 1999 to strengthen, nurture and promote local theater companies. 

The CAM Invites Viewers to Marvel at a Rare Collection with ‘Northern Baroque Splendor’

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 8, 2015
It is not often one is able to stand in the presence of almost indisputable masterpieces, but the Cincinnati Art Museum is offering just this opportunity with Northern Baroque Splendor.   

Community in Clothing

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 8, 2015
The celebration of manhood that is Over-the-Rhine men’s lifestyle store Article has officially introduced its new sister to the neighborhood, bringing with her a distinct feminine edge.

Mini Cine

C. Jacqueline Wood’s temporary microcinema looks for permanent impact

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 1, 2015
C. Jacqueline Wood is trying to address one of the glaring weaknesses in Cincinnati’s cultural offerings — the lack of non-profit venues whose ongoing programming takes film seriously as art.

A Show-Stopping New Photo at the Cincinnati Art Museum

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Normally, the acquisition of a new photograph by the Cincinnati Art Museum wouldn’t be that impactful. But Ryan McGinley’s “Petra (Pieces)” is different.

Secrets and Lies with Leah Stewart

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Oscar Wilde said, “The truth is rarely pure and never simple.” The way we keep secrets and tell lies is at the heart of Leah Stewart’s latest novel, The New Neighbor

Heart for the People

Art on Vine founder James Jenkins on his “first love”

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Summer seems fit to burst with art festivals, enough to fill every weekend. One such festival is Art on Vine, which returns to Fountain Square July 5.