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Lit: L.A. Reid

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Cincinnati native Antonio “L.A.” Reid is a music executive, songwriter, musician and producer who started his career in the 1970s as part of the local Funk Rock outfit Pure Essence.  

Pages and Perseverance

Cartoonist Carol Tyler explores life through art

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 20, 2016
It’s a frigid January afternoon a couple weeks before Carol Tyler’s exhibition featuring work from her past, present and future is set to open at the University of Cincinnati’s Meyers Gallery.  

Don't Look Back

1967; Not Rated (Criterion)

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 24, 2015
The opening sentences of The New York Times’ 1967 review of D.A. Pennebaker’s now-classic documentary Don’t Look Back read as follows: “It will be a good joke on us all if, in 50 years or so, Dylan is regarded as a significant figure in English poetry."
  

Best of Enemies

2015 (R) (Magnolia Pictures)

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Co-directors Robert Gordon and Morgan Neville’s engrossing documentary Best of Enemies focuses on Gore Vidal's and William F. Buckley Jr.'s battles during the ’68 conventions, which were broadcast live on ABC.   

Sound Advice: Turquoise Jeep with Abiyah and Super Origami

Thursday • Woodward Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Founded in 2009 by rappers/singers Flynt Flossy and Whatchyamacallit, crafty Hip Hop/R&B crew/label Turquoise Jeep features a loose collection of collaborators who revel in the Jeep’s ribald, unrelentingly humorous take on genre conventions.  

Sound Advice: Sufjan Stevens with Gallant

Friday • Aronoff Center

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 11, 2015
“Fourth of July,” the centerpiece of Sufjan Stevens’ latest album — the stripped-down, Elliott Smith-esque Carrie & Lowell — is as intimate and revealing as anything in the crafty singer/songwriter’s songbook.   

Music: Turquoise Jeep

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Founded in 2009 by rappers/singers Flynt Flossy and Whatchyamacallit, crafty Hip Hop/R&B crew/label Turquoise Jeep features a loose collection of collaborators who revel in the Jeep’s ribald, unrelentingly humorous take on genre conventions.   

Music: Sufjan Stevens

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 11, 2015
“Fourth of July,” the centerpiece of Sufjan Stevens’ latest album — the stripped-down, Elliott Smith-esque Carrie & Lowell — is as intimate and revealing as anything in the crafty singer/songwriter’s songbook.   

Literary: Mike Lupica

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Longtime New York Daily News sports columnist and ESPN commentator Mike Lupica began writing novels in the mid-1980s and hasn’t stopped since.  

Music: Craig Finn

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Craig Finn writes songs. He can’t help it, and he isn’t stopping anytime soon. Best known as the frontman for The Hold Steady, Finn has been delivering his detailed, word-addled songs about everyday people and places for more than two decades.