When Wilco plays Cincinnati this week,
the opening act will be a singer/songwriter and guitarist whose
textured, ethereal, slightly dazed and bluesy Rock sound is earning him
comparisons to The War on Drugs and Kurt Vile. He is Steve Gunn.
Tonight at 6:30 p.m., Cincinnati Art Museum will host a symposium on Moby-Dick: How a 19th Century Novel Speaks to the 21st Century. This free event features Elizabeth Schultz, author of Unpainted to the Last; Samuel Otter, editor of Leviathan; Matt Kish, author of Moby-Dick in Pictures, and Emma Rose Thompson of Northern Kentucky University. The moderator will be...
There are plenty of great museums in Chicago, but if Jake Arrieta has some spare time between starts this weekend he might check out Verge: Printing from the Periphery, a survey of the best examples of contemporary Cincinnati fine-art printmaking.
The Cincinnati Art Museum's wonderful current exhibition The Total Look: The Creative Collaboration Between Rudi Gernreich, Peggy Moffitt and William Claxton mentions that one early influence on the visionary fashion designer Gernreich was Bonnie Cashin, who created quietly avant-garde women's sportswear and whose reputation has only grown since her death in 2000.It turns out that Uni...
It's official. Carol, the 1950s-set drama about an affair between two women that was filmed last year in Cincinnati, will compete for the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival. That will be its long-awaited premiere.It is one of only two films by U.S. directors in the much-vaunted competition, according to Variety. The announcement was made at a press conference in Canne...
Cincinnati has had its share of
alternative spaces and indie nonprofit galleries — sometimes co-ops or
collectives — where contemporary artists show their work and try out new
ideas in curating, exhibiting and community engagement.
As invigoratingly honest Americana continues to blossom amid the musical banalities of Modern
Country like a desert rose, it brings with it a new phenomenon: the
“No-Hit Wonder,” those troubadours whose
grittily propulsive, slyly smart songs just can’t get commercial Country
airplay. It is to them that Cory Branan has dedicated the title song
of his latest album, The No-Hit Wonder.