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Cover Story: The Thinker

Odili Donald Odita plans to turn the CAC lobby into a conversation about art

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 19, 2007
On Oct. 11, artist Odili Donald Odita will begin his transformation of the Contemporary Arts Center's lobby. Odita's installation, Flow, will remain in the space until April 2008, but perhaps th  

Cover Story: Bodies in View

Wendy Seifert tackles a revealing photography project as an AIDS fund-raiser

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 19, 2007
Rear-end, booty, behind, caboose, hiney, butt, buns. Whatever term you prefer, they're on display for "Body in View," a cheeky (pardon the pun) forthcoming calendar for a good cause. AIDS Volu  

Cover Story: Add It Up

Mute Math capitalize on their summer 'buzz band' breakthrough

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 19, 2007
From the very first days when Mute Math was coming together as a band, founding members Paul Meany and Darren King didn't put limits on the kind of music the group would create. The approached yi  

Cover Story: Off to a Running Start

Trevor Grubbs and Feralmade Gallery bring new energy to Northside

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 19, 2007
He claims a "less-is-more" approach to making art, but it doesn't seem to translate into running a gallery for Trevor Grubbs. More is more at Feralmade Gallery, where the directors are serious  

Cover Story: More Cool People

Get to know these people this fall, and you'll be cool too

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 19, 2007
Kevin Brunck Kevin Brunck is in charge of the creepy clowns, satanic swashbucklers and disturbingly sexy vampires that populate Kings Islands Halloween Haunt, which opens Sept. 28 and r  

Cover Story: Jail Break

More than crime and punishment are on the line in Hamilton County jail referendum

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 12, 2007
It's rare to find a local issue so volatile that it not only pits Republicans against Republicans and Democrats against Democrats but also forges an unusual alliance between conservative and lib  

Cover Story: Home Is Where the Hurt Is

Domestic violence has unexpected victims

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 5, 2007
The image of a short, squat woman throwing firewood at a tall, wiry man sounds more like a comedy sketch than a case of domestic violence. But what if she regularly hits and kicks him, and everyo  

Cover Story: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Getting educated and active

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 5, 2007
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the YWCA is offering a variety of cost-free programs open to anyone interested: · Oct. 2 7:30 a.m. -- Coordinating Council Discussion led by   

Cover Story: State of the Arts: New Directors New Direction

Roundtable discussion with Cincinnati Art Museum's Aaron Betsky, Taft Museum's Eric Lee and CAC's Raphaela Platow

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 29, 2007
During the past year, the three major Cincinnati arts institutions have appointed new directors: Eric Lee at the Taft Museum of Art, Aaron Betsky at the Cincinnati Art Museum and Raphaela Platow  

Cover Story: State of the Arts: The Influentials

Twenty arts-centric people who make (or can make) Cincinnati a more interesting place to live

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Lists are frustratingly subjective endeavors that yield as many guffaws as nods of recognition. It's even worse when compiling a list of people responsible for the state of Cincinnati's arts sc  

Cover Story: State of the Arts: How the Arts Saved Cincinnati

And how we learned to love our new arts facilities

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 29, 2007
EDITOR'S NOTE: A few weeks ago I came across a strange locked box in the basement of our building downtown where we keep back issues and old files. It was labeled "CityBeat 25th Anniversary Tim  

Cover Story: Jack Louiso Is Theater's Pied Piper

CEA Hall of Fame inductee thrills kids and adults with live theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 22, 2007
Jack Louiso knows kids. Maybe that's because he's kind of a big kid himself. He's taught kids to sing, dance and act at the School for Creative and Performing Arts for two decades and has served as artistic director for the Children's Theatre of Cincinnati since 1992. Those are the obvious reasons why the League of Cincinnati Theatres has named him the 2007 recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award and why he'll be recognized Monday at the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards when he's inducted into the CEA Hall of Fame.   

Cover Story: CEA Run of Show

Monday August 27

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 22, 2007
Click Here for the 2007 Theater Nominees 7 p.m. Doors open. Reception in Corbett Theater lobby 8 p.m. Cincinnati Entertainment Awards for Theater Performance: "Putting It Together" by the Le  

Cover Story: Next Comes Burning at the Stake

Is Ohio getting too tough on sex offenders?

1 Comment · Wednesday, August 15, 2007
It's been 10 years since Ohio started registering sex offenders, notifying neighbors when they move nearby and putting their pictures on sheriffs' Web sites. Has the program improved public sa  

Cover Story: Some Sex Offenders Get the Light Touch

Dinkel case shows complexity of abuse

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 15, 2007
A married, 51-year-old, well-to-do, blonde white woman doesn't fit the stereotype of a sex offender who lurks behind the bushes at a bus stop waiting to snatch unsuspecting children to rape and murde