Rapper MIA recently responded to what she saw as an unfair proile in The New York Times Magazine the way a middle-school kid would respond to that skinny bitch Jenny DeMasko for having the nerve to wear the same skirt as her — she tweeted the journalist’s personal phone number.
Now that summer has started, you are probably asking yourself question like "How should a dye my hair?" and "Are there any hotels that still have hot tubs in the room?" Well, if there is anything we're good at, it's telling you what to do. Here are CityBeat's tips on all that's awesome in Greater Cincinnati this summer.
Lou Reed hasn’t always pleased the critics and his fans (see: Metal Machine Music, those Honda scooter commercials in the ’80s), but he and gal pal Laurie Anderson may have found a new fanbase — dogs. The couple has announced plans to present a “high-frequency” concert next month in Australia designed especially for our furry little canine friends.
The May Festival, the oldest continuous choral festival in the western hemisphere, has been directed by Maestro James Conlon for 31 years. This two-weekend festival opens its 89th season with four magnificent choruses by George Frideric Handel at Music Hall and continues this weekend with Bach's "St. Matthew's Passion" and a Sunday evening performance of spiritual works at Covington's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption. Friday-Sunday.
What makes the perfect mouthful? With a crisp apple or a perfectly ripe peach, it’s elemental. We asked CityBeat staffers and a selection of our friends to answer a tough question: What’s the best thing they’ve eaten in Greater Cincinnati. And we got some great answers, from giant Girthburgers to fancy foie gras. Let’s wander through the local culinary scene...