WHAT SHOULD I BE DOING INSTEAD OF THIS?
 
Home · Articles · By Steven Rosen
Steven Rosen
 

Finding Humor in Retro Culture

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 5, 2014
As Mid-Century Modern becomes desired, preserved and collected, many cities — Cincinnati included — have started Modernism tradeshows where period design objects are sold and advice is given on home restorations.  

It’s Never Too Late

Garland Jeffreys’ successful second act continues at age 71

0 Comments · Monday, November 3, 2014
Veteran singer/songwriters stop performing and recording for all kinds of reasons — health, fatigue, lack of success, too much success or changes in music trends all sometimes figure into it. But the reason the New York City-based musician Garland Jeffreys, who will be performing Wednesday at Southgate House Revival, didn’t issue a U.S. album of new material from 1992 until 2011 because he wanted to spend time with his daughter. 
  
photo courtesy of aaron conway photography

Claire Wesselmann Discusses Husband Tom's Art

{CommentsCant} · Friday, October 31, 2014
Beyond Pop: A Tom Wesselmann Retrospective opens to the general public today at Cincinnati Art Museum, with an Art After Dark Halloween costume party from 5-9 p.m. part of the celebrations for the late native-Cincinnatian, New York-based Pop artist. But last night, members of the museum’s Founders Society level ($1,500-$50,000) got a special opening tha...  
george rosenthal

The Search for a "Holy Grail" Photo at a FotoFocus Show

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, October 30, 2014
Brian Powers, the Cincinnati librarian who has done exhaustive work researching King Records history, thought he had found a “Holy Grail” photo — of the West End record store that Syd Nathan owned before starting King. He knew it had been on Central Avenue, but didn’t know what it looked like. It was in the Hebrew Union College/Skirball Museum FotoFocus-connected exhibit  
annman_northsidemural_jf32

Is Cincinnati America's New Urban 'Sweet Spot'?

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, October 30, 2014
That’s the opinion of John Sanphillippo of San Francisco, in this recent article from newgeography.com about how acq...  
annman_otr_washingtonparkmusichall_jf01

Cincinnati, Columbus Parks Finalists for Urban Land Institute Award

Washington Park among four finalists

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Two relatively new Ohio parks, Cincinnati’s Washington Park and Columbus’ Columbus Commons and Scioto Mile, were among the four finalists for the non-profit Urban Land Institute’s 2014 Urban Open Space Award. According to the Institute, the award “celebrates and promotes vibrant, successful urban open spaces by annually recognizing and rewarding an outstanding example of a public destina...  

Larger Than Life

Tom Wesselmann’s Pop art gets its chance to astound

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
As the long-awaited Beyond Pop Art: A Tom Wesselmann Retrospective prepares to open Friday at Cincinnati Art Museum, there is much to discuss about this native son’s controversial career as one of the original Pop artists.  

Music: Ian McLagan

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
It isn’t everyday that a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member comes to town. But when one as talented as Ian McLagan comes without much advance word, you have to worry if he’ll attract the sizeable audience he deserves. 
  

Art: Beyond Pop Art: A Tom Wesselmann Retrospective at the Cincinnati Art Museum

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
As the long-awaited Beyond Pop Art: A Tom Wesselmann Retrospective prepares to open Friday at Cincinnati Art Museum, there is much to discuss about this native son’s controversial career as one of the original Pop artists.   

Ian McLagan

Wednesday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 28, 2014
It isn’t everyday that a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member comes to town. But when one as talented as Ian McLagan comes without much advance word, you have to worry if he’ll attract the sizeable audience he deserves.