Kathy Wade, the founder and CEO of
Cincinnati-based arts education organization Learning Though Art, is a
well-versed, albeit quiet, conversationalist when it comes to her
brainchild, which will put up its second Crown Jewels of Jazz Festival
Woodburn Avenue and East McMillan Street
were closed to car traffic for a mile stretch as they played host to
Cincy Summer Streets last month. The next installment of the street
festival arrives in Northside on Sunday.
A yeti is rumored to be a large human-bear creature that
creeps around the bottom of mountain slopes gobbling up slow skiers. Is
it reality or a myth? No one knows, and, frankly, its authenticity is
overshadowed by its purpose to humanity. The hunt for a yeti unites us
and brings friend and foe together through a pursuit of mystery and
Later this week more than 100 high school
drama teachers will converge in Cincinnati. That might sound like a lot
of theater geeks in one place at the historic Hilton Cincinnati
Netherland Plaza downtown, but according to the people organizing this
get-together, the very future of our nation might be at stake. OK, maybe
that’s a bit of an overstatement.
With its plain, light-brown brick and
simple square design, Cincinnati Gardens is an unassuming building, out
of the way from the hustle of downtown and the riverfront. Driving by on
Seymour Avenue (or Langdon Farm Road), you wouldn't think twice about
the 65 years of history held within the building’s walls. To most, it’s
just an outdated concert venue.
Over three January days in his unheated
Dayton apartment, 2013 Ohio University theater graduate Anthony
Kochensparger forced himself to his desk (in all the layers he could
manage) to write Milkwhite — a one-act play about a ballerina who
goes to college, becomes involved with a girl and then cheats on her
girlfriend with her dance instructor.
Matt Joy has a deep respect for the
stories that objects tell us about history and the people who owned
them. Since the days when he was a young boy growing up on a fully
functional farm in Sabina, Ohio, feeding the animals, mowing grass and
doing other tasks involved in daily operation, he’s been interested in
things that tell uniquely American stories.
A large chunk of the Internet knows Ben
Dudley as that guy who got “booped” on the forehead by a meowing cat’s
paw. His 11-second viral video featuring himself and Pouncy the
pussycat, titled “Interspecies Bonding,”
has gotten more than 1.2 million views, landing him a fat 200 euro
payday courtesy of his decision to license the video for advertisements.
Kristine Frech and Erika Fiola are looking for ideas. Good ones. And they have ice cream. Frech and Fiola created Cincy Sundaes, a
collaborative opportunity that provides a space for locals to hear or
pitch ideas that benefit the city.