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Big Screen Summer Classics

Lexington’s historic Kentucky Theatre keeps classic movies alive

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Larry Thomas, a longtime local film buff and lover of great old movie theaters, speaks for many Cincinnatians when he says, “I try at least once a week to consciously think to curse the names of all those who had a hand in murdering the Albee. What a waste!”   
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CAC Seeks Proposals for Summer Performance Series

Proposals due June 13

{CommentsCant} · Monday, June 2, 2014
The Contemporary Arts Center has issued a call for proposals for a Summer Performance Series. The deadline is June 13. Here is the announcement:The CAC is now accepting proposals for original performance works by artists and collectives from or currently living in the Greater Cincinnati area for the 2014 Summer Performance Series. This series is designed to celebrate the diversity of the local art...  

Art: red, black & GREEN: a blues

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 27, 2014
The Contemporary Arts Center is ending its successful third performance season with an ambitious and highly praised theater piece/performance work called red, black & GREEN: a blues.  

Whitney Biennial Focuses on the Art of Curation

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 21, 2014
The Whitney Biennial is a bellwether of new trends in the contemporary art world. Or, at least, on what is most important in the eyes of the curators charged with choosing a particular year’s participating artists — and what’s important to those artists, themselves.  

Art: The Moon Show

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 20, 2014
This Saturday semantics gallery in Brighton hosts the opening of a show curated by the new artist collective Near*By.  
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Raphaela Platow on the CAC’s 2008-2009 Maria Lassnig Show

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, May 14, 2014
When I interviewed Raphaela Platow, the Contemporary Arts Center’s director/chief curator, several weeks ago for this week’s CityBeat story about the institution’s 75th anniversary, I asked about some of the highlights of her tenure. One was the 2008-2009 exhibition of abstracted and intense figurative paintings by then-octogenarian Austrian painte...  

After All This Time

Forty years into his successful career, Rodney Crowell continues to experiment with and hone his craft

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Rodney Crowell’s visit to Cincinnati this week might seem to be just a routine return of an “old hand” Roots-music singer/songwriter — his first solo album, Ain’t Living Long Like This, was released in 1978. But there are some dramatic new developments in Crowell’s long career.  

Beautiful Objects, Amazing Environment

Contemporary Arts Center celebrates 75 years of pushing Cincinnati along the cutting edge

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Peggy Crawford didn’t know the group she helped found in 1939 — Cincinnati’s Modern Art Society — would become so long-lived or vital. It is now the Contemporary Arts Center, which on Friday is celebrating its 75th anniversary.  

Art: North By Northside

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 13, 2014
On Sunday from 2-5 p.m., the Cincinnati Arts Association is sponsoring a self-guided walking tour and celebration of artist studios along Hamilton Avenue in Northside.  

Alice Aycock’s ‘Super Twister’ Brings Chaos to UC Med School

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 7, 2014
For Alice Aycock, whose public sculpture can be found in cities and parks worldwide, “Super Twister” — her new aluminum-and-steel piece at the CARE/Crawley Building on the UC Medical Center campus — represents ideas about chaos she has spent a lifetime pursuing.