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Art: Seeing Calvino: Invisible Cities

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Ohio artists Leighton Connor, Matt Kish and Joe Kuth created illustrations responding to ideas raised by Italian writer Italo Calvino (1923-1985), whose most famous work — Invisible Cities — imagines how cities looked through the eyes of Marco Polo.  

Music: Black Box Performance Series

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 9, 2015
The fourth full season of the Contemporary Arts Center’s groundbreaking Black Box Performance Series opens Thursday night at the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music, with classical pianist Vicky Chow pairing with 1-bit electronics composer Tristan Perich on his original work Surface Image.
  

Kings, Toys and Rube Goldberg

People’s Liberty announces 2016 Globe Grant winners

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 2, 2015
People’s Liberty is a collaboration between the Haile/U.S. Bank Foundation and the Johnson Foundation. For 2016, the program’s second year, 34 people applied for a Globe Grant. A three-person jury ranked the top seven proposals, and People’s Liberty staff interviewed the finalists to make sure they met qualifications.
  

Sound Advice: Jackson Browne

Wednesday (Sept. 9) • PNC Pavilion at Riverbend

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Conventional wisdom, which is always a dangerous thing, says that Jackson Browne lost his command of the zeitgeist — and his status as a Top-40 hitmaker and album-oriented Rock hero — with 1983’s Lawyers in Love album (and its single of the same name).
  

Music: Jackson Browne

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Conventional wisdom, which is always a dangerous thing, says that Jackson Browne lost his command of the zeitgeist — and his status as a Top-40 hitmaker and album-oriented Rock hero — with 1983’s Lawyers in Love album (and its single of the same name).  

Event: The Mini Microcinema Closing

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 2, 2015
The Mini Microcinema — an experimental film experience produced in partnership with People’s Liberty — has been more than just a popular success.  

Kennedy Heights Arts Center Expands

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The Kennedy Heights Arts Center, one of the best and most ambitious in the region, takes a great leap forward this weekend when it opens its new 10,500-square-foot annex in a portion of an old Kroger grocery store.
  

Sound Advice: Lily & Madeleine with Shannon Hayden and The Mitchells

Friday • Madison Live

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Lily & Madeleine might be considered Indianapolis’ answer to Over the Rhine. Though there is an obvious age and experience difference  — Lily & Madeleine were just teenage sisters when their first records, the EP Weight of the Globe and a self-titled album, came out in 2013 — there is striking similarity in other ways.
  

Music: Lily & Madeleine

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Lily & Madeleine might be considered Indianapolis’ answer to Over the Rhine. Though there is an obvious age and experience difference  — Lily & Madeleine were just teenage sisters when their first records, the EP Weight of the Globe and a self-titled album, came out in 2013 — there is striking similarity in other ways.  

Music: Mark Mothersbaugh

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Mothersbaugh Mania officially kicks off in Cincinnati on Friday when Mark Mothersbaugh — the co-founder of the great Post-Punk band DEVO, as well as an accomplished visual artist who studied his craft at Kent State University — appears at Woodward Theater for a concert sponsored by the Contemporary Arts Center.