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Music: Bruce Springsteen

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band play U.S. Bank Arena on Tuesday, April 8.  

High Setlist Hopes

What Springsteen should play at his Cincinnati tour stop

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 1, 2014
In light of reports from shows in Australia and New Zealand (and with a heavy dose of wishful thinking), here are some suggestions for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band's set at their tour stop in Cincinnati.

Ethereal Experimentation

Upcoming Weston exhibits feature two bold approaches to photography

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 26, 2014
While Anita Douthat and Charles Woodman both create photography-based or light-based art, their approaches are dramatically different. So, too, is their work — except for a common denominator.   

Pavlisko's 'Crown' is Short of its Aim

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Two years ago, when Todd Pavlisko was in the process of creating his installation Crown by having a sharpshooter fire bullets past the Cincinnati Art Museum’s Icons of the Permanent Collection exhibit into a brass cube, there were questions to raise.

Art: Patti Astor in Cincinnati

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 25, 2014
After graduating from Walnut Hills High School in 1968, Patti Titchener went to New York and reinvented herself as the celebrity Patti Astor.  

Twist of Fate

Chubby Checker returns to the birthplace of his career-making hit

0 Comments · Monday, March 17, 2014
How Chubby Checker took an under-promoted, Cincinnati-recorded song and turned it into Billboard's top song of all time.

Washington Park's Success Spurs a MusicNOW 'Portrait'

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 12, 2014
The recent $46 million restoration/reinvention of Over-the-Rhine’s Washington Park is already reaping artistic dividends — it’s responsible for a new musical tribute to the transformative powers of landscape architecture.  

New Show at CAM Focuses on Modernist Jewelry Designer

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 26, 2014
We know that post-World War II Greenwich Village was a center for progressive Modernist arts in the U.S. — Abstract Expressionist painting, the Beats, method actors and Folk musicians like Bob Dylan.  

Music: Marshall Crenshaw and The Bottle Rockets

0 Comments · Tuesday, February 25, 2014
The show occurring at Southgate House Revival Wednesday night is more than just a Roots Rock/Americana marriage made in heaven. It’s downright Rock & Roll nirvana. 

Art: Michael Kenna FotoFocus Lecture

0 Comments · Tuesday, February 25, 2014
For the spring FotoFocus lecture, the Cincinnati Art Museum is bringing in Michael Kenna, an English-born, Seattle-based photographer whose reputation revolves around serenely calm, black-and-white landscapes, which often require long exposures to get the soft, dream-like imagery he seeks.