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Cover Story: 'Sew' Hot

DAAP fashion design students graduate to the catwalk

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 1, 2005
Mid-week in mid-May, in a nondescript college studio, a handful of undergraduate fashion design seniors talk textiles and deadlines at their drafting tables. Although they're getting ready for a  

Cover Story: The Cure

for Bridalitis

How to lose your mind

in nine months

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 9, 2005
There's a photo I store in the kitchen junk drawer. It was taken in the midst of a move from a college dorm to an apartment. Overwhelmed and unbathed in my uniform of jeans and T-shirt, I'm wil  

Cover Story: Hot Cities, Cool Cities, Ice Cold Cities

(Putting a face on the 'creative class')

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 10, 2004
When CityBeat Editor John Fox tracked down a handful of Cincinnati deportees two years ago ("Why We Left Cincinnati," issue of Oct. 31-Nov. 6, 2002), he touched on something we'd been hearing b  

Cover Story: Pull This

Cincinnati Gets 1 Degree Cooler With Art Vending Machine

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 15, 2004
Folks at ArtWorks will tell you it's all about the size of the package. They would know, having just completed a summer project converting an old cigarette vending machine into a dispenser of wo  

Cover Story: Trainspotting

Ohio author and illustrator team up to make Dream a reality

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 10, 2003
In the fields of Mississippi, a young boy pauses while picking cotton to listen for the whistle of Casey Jones flying down the Illinois Central rail line. To him, this is the sound of freedom. T  

Cover Story: Well Enough Alone

Disconnected characters make light of their hang-ups in Matthew McIntosh's Well

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 10, 2003
The trick, he said, is to refuse to believe that any of this makes sense. Because when it does -- when the world and life and the way things are make sense -- then you know there's really somethi  

Cover Story: Out of the Wreckage

Adam Maloney works hard to reconnect with his art following a devastating car accident

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 2, 2003
He stares at my face for 30 full seconds, meticulously drops the crayon to the paper, glances up again and slowly begins outlining my head. I'm turning splotchy red and growing uncomfortably wa  

Cover Story: Imitation of Life

Author Madelyn Arnold draws parallels from her own life in creating a unique heroine

0 Comments · Thursday, September 5, 2002
Sometimes realizing there's a full moon outside can explain the whole day. Imagine a year of that feeling. Madelyn Arnold's novel A Year of Full Moons tackles these instances, the cyclic waxing   

Cover Story: Just Jazz

Courtis Fuller helps organize 'non-political' event to fill gap left by cancelled Jazz Festival

0 Comments · Thursday, May 30, 2002
In his mayoral candidacy last November, Courtis Fuller pledged his support to the arts. It was a promise he's proving he intended to keep, especially in the musical category. After a 40-year sti  

Cover Story: Jazzed in a Perfect World

Patti Giliese names her own tune

0 Comments · Thursday, May 9, 2002
If Chez Nora co-owner Patti Giliese ruled the world, people would communicate better and be more aware of how their actions affect others. And only nurses would sport white stockings. Lighthearte