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Music: Act Locally, Rock Globally

International-flavored music tour gives peace a chance

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 5, 2007
Fourteen bands you've never heard of will be playing a night of short sets Friday at the Madison Theater. Many of the musicians are too young to drink legally, with this tour being their first. S  

Mirah and Spectratone International: Share This Place: Stories and Observations (K Records)

CD Review

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 22, 2007
Praises be: at long last an album all about insects. Curtis Mayfield's Superfly fooled me once, the "Jitterbug" twice, but Mirah and Spectratone International answered my prayers with "Gestati  

The Section Quartet: Fuzzbox (Decca)

CD Review

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 22, 2007
The Section Quartet's Fuzzbox comes with advice: "TSQ recommends playing this album at an inappropriately LOUD volume because rock and roll sounds better that way." This comment aptly represent  

Music: Bad Hair, Bad Vibes

The unanswerable question of why Nickelback remains one of the world's top bands

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Why couldn't Nickelback just be more like Creed? The two bands have enough in common: ugly frontmen with uglier hair and criminal records; critically-hated, chart-topping albums with peaks in 200  

News: Home Improvement Can Be HIP

County offers little known low-interest loans

0 Comments · Saturday, August 4, 2007
Cheap loans for home improvements in Hamilton County have gone largely untouched but are now attracting borrowers. In 2002 County Commissioner Todd Portune spearheaded the Hamilton County Home Impr  

News: Generous Homecoming

Immigrant uses success here to help Nigeria

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 10, 2007

News: Close Race in the Northern Burbs

State rep results could cut into GOP legislative lock

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 18, 2006
The race for state representative from Ohio's 28th District pits a Democratic newcomer against a Republican incumbent with a record of ethics troubles. State Rep. Jim Raussen (R-Springdale) is l  

News: Surgical Persecution

Falun Gong practitioners protest Chinese atrocities

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Falun Gong practitioner Sunny Lu, an adjunct professor of psychology at the University of Cincinnati, left China 22 years ago. But her battle to protect the lives of Falun Gong practitioners in C  

News: Passing It On

Mentoring initiative brings together city employees, students

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Michael Mitchell wants to be a music producer. He wants to make his own beats and have his own record label. Before he can get the money, training and equipment necessary to follow his dream, he s  

News: United for the Suffering

Hospital benefit transcends Mideast politics

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 9, 2006
Two old friends are sitting around a restaurant bar and eating fresh sesame bagels, discussing the difficulty of finding a decent bagel in Cincinnati. One is Jewish. One is Lebanese. They are "w