Twenty years ago, I wrote a cover story
about Cincinnati Opera’s 75th season and the pending hire of a new
artistic director following a multi-year series of self-studies and
community forums. Two decades and two artistic directors
later, the company has stayed on track, achieving many of its goals and,
in notable instances, exceeding them.
Although Tim Perrino and Rodger Pille are
schemers, failure is not on their radar. But creating a hit is
definitely what they have in mind as they prepare to launch the Warsaw
Federal Incline Theater — in fact, it seems they’ve had a lucky charm in
their hip pockets for the past three years.
As the Cincinnati Fringe Festival comes
upon its 13th year — starting May 26 and running through June 6 — we
thought it would be informative to hear from seven people who work
behind the scenes to produce this annual two weeks of theater,
creativity and fun.
An investigation of the eight largest public universities in Ohio in the Football Bowl Subdivision found that with one exception, college administrators and trustees impose hidden fees and invisible taxes on thousands of students who pay tens of millions of dollars in subsidies to keep money-losing athletic departments afloat.
Examining the 2013 inflated-adjusted academic spending — including faculty salaries, departmental research and student services — for each full-time undergraduate student at the 22 public universities that finished in the top 25 of the AP’s final 2014-15 college football poll.
There was no telling which way the
University of Cincinnati basketball program would lean after Mick Cronin
announced a leave of absence from the team he has coached for the past
nine years to deal with an unruptured brain aneurysm.