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These Kids are All Right

L.A.’s The Milk Carton Kids find an audience with their smart, beautiful acoustic sound

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 30, 2013
On-the-rise L.A. duo The Milk Carton Kids’ talents and “good timing” helped them become one of the hottest acts in the Americana scene. 
  

Music: The Milk Carton Kids

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Quietly unadorned, sincerely presented acoustic music is everywhere. So what allows one relatively new Folk duo — The Milk Carton Kids from Los Angeles’ Eagle Rock neighborhood — to skyrocket to  

Onstage: Miwa Matreyek's This World Made Itself

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 29, 2013
After two shows devoted to different styles of cutting-edge music (No Age and Olafur Arnalds), the Contemporary Arts Center’s vanguard Performance Series switches to a multimedia/live performance pi  

Grand Rapids’ ArtPrize Is a Grand Experiment

1 Comments · Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Grand Rapids, a city of less than 200,000 people in western Michigan, isn’t quite ready to be considered one of the Midwest’s great art centers; Cleveland, Chicago and Detroit’s art museums are not yet in danger of being eclipsed by Grand Rapids. But with its annual ArtPrize — a festival-like art exhibition and competition that occurs in late September and early October — it has come up with a citywide visual-arts event like no other in the way it’s captured the public imagination.  

Music: Valerie June

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 23, 2013
If you think of Americana music as a delicious home-cooked stew of Blues, Soul, Country, Folk, Gospel, acoustic-guitar meditation and funky Rock reverie, then you’ll have an idea of what to expect f  

Film: The Hunger

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 22, 2013
If you’re hungry for an adult way to celebrate Halloween, Cincinnati World Cinema presents a screening of 1983’s The Hunger, directed by the stylish Tony Scott and starring David Bowie, Catherine   

Valerie June

Oct. 24 • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Monday, October 21, 2013
 If you think of Americana music as a delicious home-cooked stew of Blues, Soul, Country, Folk, Gospel, acoustic-guitar meditation and funky Rock reverie, then you’ll have an idea of what to expect from Valerie June.    

The Explosive Art of Peter Halley

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Artists have long had an interest in serial imagery — repeatedly painting or making prints of such objects as haystacks (Monet), numerals (Jasper Johns) or flowers (Warhol). For the artist, it isn’t a rote, repetitious action — seeing how color, light or perspective changes the way you see an object makes one artwork as different from another as, well, night and day.
  

Music: Charlie Wilson and King Reeves

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Two of Cincinnati’s finest and most recognized veteran Jazz musicians — pianist Charlie Wilson and vibraphonist King Reeves — play together at the Blue Wisp, the first time ever at that venue.&n  

Photographic Memories

'Reverberation' exhibit showcases evocative live music photography during MidPoint

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Might a picture be worth a thousand songs? It’s possible that a photograph, as much as an MP3 player full of tunes or a head full of memories, is the best way to recall attending a concert by a favorite act. Not just something shot far from the stage on your shaky iPhone, but rather the kind of image that an inspired photographer — with media access and lots of skill — can take up close.