The years-long path that brought five
boys studying at the Ramana Maharishi Academy for the Blind Academy in
Bangalore, India, to the University of Cincinnati for a performance
Saturday is an amazing one.
I was hoping that during my first interview with Cameron Kitchin, Cincinnati Art Museum’s new director, he would floor me with his big, ambitious plans. You know, something exciting — something visionary, something contemporary.
Cincinnati-based artists — Assistant Professor of Painting at the Art
Academy of Cincinnati Jimmy Baker and Rookwood Pottery artist Terence
Hammonds — are included in the upcoming Crystal Bridges national survey
of contemporary American artists, State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now.
Duke Energy Convention Center is an
enticing destination for film and comic book enthusiasts this weekend as
Cincinnati Comic Expo and Cincinnati Film Festival have collaborated,
making Downtown a veritable nerd playground.
It is a wonderful risk any time a theatre company takes on a classic like Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire.
It is an especially wonderful risk for actors who go up against our
collective or personal expectations of what their performances should
Just a few years ago, The Carnegie was desperate for an executive director like Katie Brass to help reorganize and advocate; she and everyone else who loved The Carnegie had to learn to better tell its story.