There’s no denying that violence in the
African-American community has been a hot-button issue the last few
years, with American media coverage increasing constantly. Kin Killin’ Kin
is the product of a drive to effect change.
For the nonprofit organization Visionaries
+ Voices, the upcoming Double Vision auction of art is a crucial
event. Held annually, it’s the organization’s biggest and most
high-profile public fundraiser.
While attending Kent State for
journalism, Grace Dobush took printmaking and bookbinding classes and got hooked on
the crafty community there. She wanted to solidify a similar community when she moved to Cincinnati in
In real life, witches are both men
and women — ordinary people with day jobs, in fact — who ditch the hokey
attire. Coven of the Ancient Dawn, based near Cheviot, is an actual
coven with seven practicing members who bond over
an appreciation of ancient cultural practices and traditions.
Venice will be no farther away than 444
Reading Road on Friday evening, when “Venezia Carnevale,” a Beaux Arts
Ball hosted by the Art Academy of Cincinnati Alumni Council, takes place
at the Bell Event Center.
As the Aronoff Center for the Arts marks
its 20th anniversary on Oct. 21, it’s generally known as the place to be
for major performances by Broadway touring shows, lectures, comedians,
musical acts and more. But back in the early 1990s, it was a
Bruce Willis’ Marauders is just the
latest in a string of Hollywood productions to film in the Queen City.
Plenty of movies have been filmed here in the past (Rain Man, anyone?), but it’s never been with this frequency, even for movies that take place here.
For those wondering what James Crump — the
former Cincinnati Art Museum chief curator and photography curator —
has been doing since he resigned in 2013, the answer is being presented
this week in both Los Angeles and New York.
Sam Pellerito is deep in conversation with
the building manager of Frameri’s new office and showroom. The sandwich
board that usually sits in front of the building got stolen the day
before and, besides, they need something bigger anyway.
Author, illustrator and publisher Eric
Adams seems to march to the beat of his own drum — much like his comic
book series’ protagonist, Fahrenheit. Adams had little to no experience
with self-publishing prior to the initial release of his wildly
successful seven-issue comic series, LacklusterWorld, in 2004.
People’s Liberty is a collaboration
between the Haile/U.S. Bank Foundation and the Johnson Foundation. For
2016, the program’s second year, 34 people applied for a Globe Grant. A
three-person jury ranked the top seven proposals, and People’s Liberty
staff interviewed the finalists to make sure they met qualifications.
A first-of-its-kind community infoshop
for books, zines and events opened two years ago in Northside. It’s now
reopening at a new location in Brighton Saturday and expanding its
breadth of public services.