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Are Billboards Right for Showing Artwork?

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 27, 2014
To some, the very notion of billboards (or outdoor signage in general) being artwork or hosting artful images instead of give-us-your-money advertising is confusing. But it’s getting more common.
  

Grace & Tony with Misty Mountain String Band

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0 Comments · Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Grace & Tony (White), a husband-and-wife duo from Loretto, Tenn., are both stringed-instrument players and have released one well-received album, November.
  

Ten of Cincinnati's best outdoor public fountains

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 27, 2014
If you tell someone Cincinnati’s identity is connected to water, they’ll probably assume you’re talking about the Ohio River. Yes, there is that. But it’s also about the role of outdoor public fountains in the city's history and recent resurgence.
  
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ArtWorks' Big Pitch Winners Announced Wednesday

Watch someone win $15,000 tomorrow night

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Eight finalists in ArtWorks' Big Pitch competition will each get a five-minute business-pitch session before a panel of judges and a live audience tomorrow night, starting at  6 p.m. at the American Sign Museum, 1330 Monmouth St. in Camp Washington. The judges will decide the $15,000 grand prize winner; the audience will pick a $5,000 winner. Two runners-up will receive professional...  

Music: Listen to This! History of Protest Music Part 2: 1962-1966

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The second part of David Little's scintillating series of presentations, Listen to This! History of Protest Music Part 2: 1962-1966, occurs Wednesday at the library’s main branch.   
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FotoFocus Is Bringing John Waters to Town

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, August 21, 2014
Filmmaker/provocateur, humorist, art collector and all-around pop-cultural icon John Waters is coming to Cincinnati on Oct. 11 as part of the opening-week programming of the FotoFocus Biennial 2014. He will be at Memorial Hall, performing This Filthy World about his long, rewarding career. Additionally, Waters' photograph "Inga #3 (1994)" is part of a FotoFocus exhibition, Stil...  

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A modernized Metrobot will be returning to the CAC

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Soon, you may hear a pronounced jingle whenever Contemporary Arts Center employees walk around their building. If so, it’s because they will be carrying change — lots of it — so art lovers can use the new payphone on the gloriously resurrected Metrobot.
  

Music: William Hooker

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Cincinnati’s Jazz scene really, really needs more shows by avant-gardists and improvisational experimentalists — their appearances here are all too rare.   

Art: Cincinnati Silver 1788-1940

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Cincinnati Silver 1788-1940 is a sterling example of how an art exhibition can be about local history while still assuring the displayed objects are worthy of our long, concentrated gaze.  
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ArtWorks Launches Mural Walking Tour

{CommentsCant} · Monday, August 18, 2014
As Downtown and Over-the-Rhine continue to see a growth of walking tours related to the revived inner city's heritage (especially its brewing heritage) and architecture, a new one will soon be offered dedicated to its ever-growing collection of public murals.
ArtWorks, which is responsible for many of those murals (including a just-finished one at Eighth and Main streets dedicated to Cincinnat...