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Music: The Melodic with Vikesh Kapoor

0 Comments · Monday, November 25, 2013
Naming a band The Melodic means you instantly have a lot to live up to. That’s no problem here — The Melodic are, indeed, beautifully melodic. And the new British Folk ensemble’s free local appe  

Artist Diane Landry Makes Waves at the CAC

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The opening of a new show can be a tense, contentious time for an artist. Doubts arise: “What do the public and critics think? Does this show really work?" But at the Contemporary Arts Center’s recent opening of her show by every wind that blows, Diane Landry was above all that. Literally.

Art: by every wind that blows

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The Contemporary Arts Center’s show by every wind that blows by Diane Landry is an engaging show that mostly features the Canadian artist’s graceful use of existing, repurposed ever  

Art: Is This It

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Is This It by Cincinnati artist Joey Versoza, curated by Justine Ludwig, has a helter-skelter approach.I’d be hard put to explain why all the party balloons festoon the video clips in “This I  

Event: Northside Record Fair

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Looking for Tiny Tim’s children’s album on vinyl or maybe Meet the Beatles!? How about an old Lonnie Mack 45 on Cincinnati’s Fraternity Records label? You might find those or who knows what  

In Living Color

Indianapolis' Matisse exhibit is a regional blockbuster

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 13, 2013
If I were to recommend just one show at a regional art museum right now, it would be the Matisse, Life in Color: Masterworks from the Baltimore Museum of Art exhibition at the Indianapolis Museum of Art through Jan. 12, 2014.  

Dwight Yoakam

Nov. 16 • Horseshoe Casino

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Dwight Yoakam is an enormously influential figure for rescuing ’80s-era, Nashville, Tenn.,-based commercial Country music from its reliance on cloyingly familiar, Pop-oriented musical clichés and boring, hack storytelling truisms. 

Art: Festival of Cartoon Art

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Every three years, Ohio State University in Columbus celebrates the Festival of Cartoon Art because the school is the repository for the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, home of the world  

New Book Praises Terrace Plaza as a Cincinnati Modernist Gem

1 Comments · Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Shawn Patrick Tubb’s Master of Architecture thesis at University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning was to develop a reuse for Downtown’s Modernist landmark, the Terrace Plaza. Except for some arcade-level shops, it had closed to the public as he was beginning his work in 2008.  

Event: Kristallnacht 75th Anniversary

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 5, 2013
The Center for Holocaust & Humanity Education and Hebrew Union College — Jewish Institute of Religion are presenting a day of learning to mark the 75th anniversary of the Kristallnacht (“