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FotoFocus Talk Spotlights Lexington's Photographic Heritage

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
If the assault of Mitch McConnell ads has you thinking Kentucky must be the most hopelessly unprogressive state ever, a FotoFocus Biennial-related lecture last Sunday provided another take on the Bluegrass State. The speaker, who also presented slides, was the veteran Lexington photographer Guy Mendes, who with Carey Gough has the exhibition Blue Roots and U...  

Rediscovering Lost Photos From a Long-Ago West End

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Under the sponsorship of the Historical and Philosophical Society of Ohio (now the Cincinnati Historical Society), George S. Rosenthal took roughly 3,600 photographs of West End places  

Art: Documenting Cincinnati's Neighborhoods

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
It’s hard to have any conversation about Cincinnati’s past without someone bemoaning the impact of I-75 construction in the 1950s.   
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Two FotoFocus Shows Not to Miss

{CommentsCant} · Friday, October 17, 2014
Hard to believe, but we’re halfway through October, the main month of the FotoFocus Biennial. (Some FotoFocus-related shows run longer.) So this weekend is really a great time to get out and see some of the shows — fotofocusbiennial.org has a full list. Find CityBeat's full FotoFocus preview   
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FotoFocus' Sharp, Smart Programming at Memorial Hall

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The centerpiece of the FotoFocus Biennial’s programming was its five days of events at Memorial Hall — films, panel discussions, lectures and a Saturday-night performance of This Filthy World by John Waters. As the Wednesday-Sunday events coincided with other key FotoFocus events — the excellent Screenings ...  

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Thursday • 20th Century Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Foster’s brand new album, Promise of a Brand New Day, moves her forward — it’s as much accomplished R&B, mixed with strains of Rock, Pop and Folk, as it is straightforward Blues.
  

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Sunday • Contemporary Arts Center

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 15, 2014
You can count on the Contemporary Arts Center’s Performance Series to bring in the best cutting-edge musicians right when their latest albums are accumulating Best of the Year accolades.  
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Some of the Best Films in Town Are at FotoFocus’ Screenings

{CommentsCant} · Friday, October 10, 2014
Since they’re not playing at a multiplex, or even an indie theater like the Esquire, you might easily overlook some of the best films in town right now. They’re in FotoFocus’ Screenings program, curated by its artistic director Kevin Moore and showing at Lightborne Studio, 212 E. 14th St. in Over-the-Rhine 11 a.m.-8 p.m. today through Sunday.

This is basically a program of sh...  

Event: FotoFocus Biennial

0 Comments · Friday, October 10, 2014
Just by adding the word “Biennial” to its official name for 2014, FotoFocus — which occurs this month in some 50 venues throughout Greater Cincinnati — is aiming to raise its importance and artistic significance.  
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Key FotoFocus Events Begin Today

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Today starts the key stretch of FotoFocus Biennial activities at Memorial Hall, which begin at 8 p.m. with Triumph of the Wild, a show of animated firms by Martha Colburn accompanied by music from Thollem McDonas, Tatiana Berman and the four-person Constella Ensemble.On Thursday, programming at Memorial Hall turns to the theme of Photography in Dialogue. At 1 p.m., the film G...