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Event: Double Talk 2012

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 17, 2012
 Northern Kentucky's Vent Haven Museum is one of the city's most most fascinating and unusual ones — located in the outbuildings of a quiet Fort Mitchell side-street residence, it is devoted   

Cowboy Junkies

April 24 • 20th Century Theatre

0 Comments · Monday, April 16, 2012
Over the Rhine — the Cincinnati musical duo of husband-and-wife Linford Detweiler and Karin Bergquist — has a lot for which to thank the Cowboy Junkies. Hopefully they’ll get a chance to thank the Junkies when the latter is in town for a Tuesday night gig at 20th Century Theatre. The Junkies are here to celebrate the completion of an unusual project, The Nomad Series, four albums in 18 months. The final one, Wilderness — a sensitive look at the needs and impulses that drive a person’s life — came out last month.  

Is This the Real Thing?

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 3, 2012
The opening reception of a most unusual exhibit for a major arts institution will take place 5-7 p.m. Thursday evening. It’s FAUX REAL: A Forger’s Story, at the gallery of University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning.    

Event: 1940 Census Release

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 3, 2012
One of the biggest events of the year — in years, actually — for American historians, sociologists, genealogists and researchers of all types is the release, 70-plus years after the fact, of   

Riding Art’s Airstream

Peter Haberkorn’s exhibit at Prairie takes viewers on a road trip

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Peter Haberkorn, a Cincinnati artist who imaginatively salvages and repurposes older materials, has a background in architectural study. Fittingly, the first thing you notice upon entering Northside’s Prairie to see his new show, Airstream, is just how beautifully his work fits in as gallery-complementing design.    

Art: FEMME: Self-Portraits by Danielle Voirin

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 27, 2012
William Messer, the curator of Iris BookCafe and Gallery's photography shows, follows up his excellent display of work by Czech photographer Hana Jakrl with a new one devoted to Danielle Voirin, w  

Film: Paul Goodman Changed My Life

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Paul Goodman, who died in 1972, isn't as well remembered today as he should be, but he helped shape America's post-World War II alternative (progressive) culture as much as the Beats, the Merry Pran  

Pop Art Is Popping Up At Cincinnati Art Museum

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Artists have to come from somewhere, I suppose. Still, it’s remarkable how many of the giants of Pop Art came from and/or matriculated in our stretch of the Midwest — Andy Warhol was born in Pittsburgh, Robert Indiana in the Hoosier state, Roy Lichtenstein studied at Ohio State and Jim Dine and Tom Wesselmann both were born in Cincinnati.

Art: The Search for the Spiritual Through Art

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Music and art are supposed to be more than time-passers — at their best, they're supposed to offer enlightenment. A new, innovative five-week series that begins today at area museums and religi  

Ohio Connections Plentiful In L.A. Art Shows

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Sometimes you have to leave Ohio — and Cincinnati — to discover how many interesting and unusual connections there are between the Buckeye State and the larger world of modern/contemporary arts and design.