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The Cincinnati Film Festival Continues its Celebration of Films and Those Who Make Them

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 11, 2013
The Cincinnati Festival (CFF) kicked off its fourth year last weekend and continues through Sunday with screenings at various venues (though most will take place at Tower Place Mall). The festival boasts some 100 films (including 39 feature-length offerings) across numerous genres and styles, none more anticipated than the local premiere of Cincinnati native Tom Berninger’s Mistaken for Strangers, which screened Sept. 6 at Memorial Hall.  

Music: Rancid

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Rancid at 22? That’s a notion many purebred punks might scoff at, but this Berkeley, Calif., crew is still kicking despite dropping only one album, 2009’s Let the Dominoes Fall, in the last decade  

Rancid

Sept. 15 • Bogart's

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Rancid at 22? That’s a notion many purebred punks might scoff at, but this Berkeley, Calif., crew is still kicking despite dropping only one album, 2009’s Let the Dominoes Fall, in the last decade.
  

Literary: Natalie Slater

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Natalie Slater’s Bake and Destroy: Good Food for Bad Vegans isn’t your traditional cookbook. “I wanted to inspire people to try new things in the kitchen with a no-holds-barred approach,” Slat  

Film: Cincinnati Film Festival

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Looking for a creative alternative to the onslaught of big-budget behemoths that populate local movie mutiplexes? Look no further than the Cincinnati Film Festival, which opens this week and runs thro  

Why?

Aug. 30 • Fountain Square

1 Comments · Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Yoni Wolf, frontman for Indie Folk pranksters Why?, has never hesitated to indulge his rather fertile imagination. But his band’s latest project, an EP titled Golden Ticket, takes things to a whole new level:  

Covering Home

Chris Welsh’s unforeseen journey from St. X to the Reds broadcast booth

2 Comments · Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Ironically, Welsh is now part of a rich Reds broadcasting tradition that includes his dad’s favorite announcer, Waite Hoyt — yet another surreal turn in a baseball career that continues to defy expectations.  

Literary: Geoffrey Girard

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 28, 2013
How’s this for a creepy, head-spinning premise: Geoffrey Girard’s latest book, Cain’s Blood, opens as 15-year-old Jeff Jacobson is informed that his biological father is really Jeffrey Dahmer, t  

Blackfish

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 21, 2013
It’s impossible to watch this psychologically astute documentary without being moved to sadness or even outrage. Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite clearly intends Blackfish as call to arms of sort  

Angel Olsen

Aug. 25 • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Olsen’s full-length debut, Half Way Home, is an impressive showcase for her evocative, gothic-tinged Folk songs, which bring to mind a female Roy Orbison doing Moon Pix-era Cat Power covers.