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The Masculinity Index

1 Comments · Tuesday, June 7, 2011
I suspect that the word “dude” has never been uttered so many times in so few minutes. John Ware and William Brown, both drama students at UC’s College-Conservatory of Music, invite you to hang out in the cluttered dorm room that is the 40-minute play The Masculinity Index. This snapshot shows us two aimless, barely post-adolescent, middle-class white males waxing and whining introspective about the “space between boyhood and manhood” and pledging to be each other’s bros/wingmen, a la Top Gun.  

Music for Newspapers and Radios

1 Comments · Friday, June 3, 2011
Paul Schuette, a grad student in composition at UC’s College-Conservatory of Music, assembled a cast of almost two dozen fellow music students to perform Music for Newspapers and Radios (Media Bridges, 100 Race St.), his nonlinear, multimedia program of performance, video, projection, spoken word and broadcast sounds.  

The God Blog (Review)

1 Comments · Thursday, June 2, 2011
Kathleen O’Neill has spent the last eight years writing The God Blog, a corporate-satire-within-a-radio-play, set in heaven and staffed by Old Testament figures (performed at the Art Academy of Cincinnati). She and director Shawn Maus, who also plays the role of God, have assembled an enormous (by Fringe Festival standards) cast and crew to live-produce this radio drama.  

Curriculum Vitae (Review)

2 Comments · Thursday, June 2, 2011
For the 2010 Cincinnati Fringe, Jimmy Hogg’s confessional storytelling and precocious, high-velocity comic delivery won him a Critic’s Pick award for his monologue A Brief History of Petty Crime. The Fringe-circuit veteran returns to the 2011 Fringe this year with Curriculum Vitae, a chronology of his humorous and humiliating experiences in the working world.  

Cover Story: Taking You Aback

CAC's new leader plans to improve our relationship with contemporary art

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 1, 2004
She thinks quickly and speaks slowly. She divides equally her curiosity, speculation and certainty, interweaving them with her language, which unfolds gradually like a brightly colored brochure.   

Designsmith gallery

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 28, 2004
Simply put, DESIGNSMITHGALLERY is stylish and cool. It's unassuming, airy and absorbed with a kind of vintage vivacity that makes you feel like making a martini and chilling in your '60s New Yor  

Eine Kleine Photograph

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 19, 2004
Covington gallery Eine Kleine Photograph -- inspired by the German-style village of MainStrasse as well as Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik -- means "a small photo." It's a small gallery, too.   

Cover Story: Taft Gets Cool

The Taft Museum reaches out to a younger audience

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 19, 2004
Classical collections line the ornate walls of this stately, historical mansion. The Taft Museum of Art, as well as the works of art housed within, are as venerable, dignified and altogether erudi  

The Aronoff Gallery

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 21, 2004
When you enter this quiet art space, your footsteps echo back at you, the gleaming wooden floor reflects you, and the art on the walls and easels surrounds you. You've stepped off the busy downto  

Cover Story: Obey Giant Comes to Cincinnati

Breaking the rules with Shepard Fairey

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 10, 2004
Almost 15 years ago, Shepard Fairey initiated a movement. The Obey Giant stickers, stencils and posters began to seep into the streets, growing in size and number, inspiring more questions. The c