David Little, a longtime progressive political activist and public policy communications consultant, will play records and talk about “Political & Protest Music Part 1: The Post-World War II Awakening 1946-1962" at Wednesday's Listen to This! session at downtown's Main Library.
When Dave and Phil Alvin were just kids in Downey, Calif., they already had developed a curiosity about the roots of American music. So when 12-year-old Phil saw a copy of Big Bill Broonzy’s Big Bill’s Blues, he bought it and brought it home.
It is with sadness that we report the death of one of Cincinnati's great art patrons, Lois Rosenthal, at age 75. This notice was in today's issue of The New York Times:
ROSENTHAL--Lois, 75, on July 20, 2014, died peacefully. She is survived by her husband Richard, their children Jennie (Allan) Berliant and David, her grandchildren Elizabeth and Andrew Berliant and Eva and Mae Rosenthal, ...
Dave and Phil Alvin hadn't made an album together since Dave left The Blasters in the mid-’80s. But their longtime mutual love for Blues icon Big Bill
Broonzy recently brought them back together for a new full-length, Common Ground.
I’ve had a difficult time trying to write about Buildering: Misbehaving the City,
the first show at Contemporary Arts Center that its curator, Steven
Matijcio, has put together since arriving here last year from North
Carolina. And now it is nearing its end — it closes Aug. 18.
Breadcrumb Trail, a new documentary by Lance Bangs about influential Louisville Alt Rock band Slint, screens Thursday at downtown’s Contemporary Arts Center, followed by a discussion with two band members.
Not content to merely think outside the
box with its Performance Series, the Contemporary Arts Center plans to
physically travel outside the box — the confines of its Black Box
Theatre, that is — for several of its 2014-15 programs.