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My Gold Mask

April 13 • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Monday, April 8, 2013
It comes as no surprise to learn that My Gold Mask’s Gretta Rochelle and Jack Armondo are fans of giallo, a genre of Italian cinema saturated by garish colors and melodrama galore that was at it  

Onstage: Pete Rose Live

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Ask a non-Cincinnati native of a certain age what they know of the Queen City, and inevitably Pete Rose and the Big Red Machine will come up.  Cincinnati is a baseball town — a fact never more  

Lit: Lauren Groff

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Lauren Groff’s engrossing second novel, Arcadia, centers on the first child born in an upstate New York commune where utopian ideals inevitably clash with the darker side of human nature. The boy’  

Music: Divine Fits

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Divine Fits sounds pretty much as you’d expect of a band that features Spoon’s Britt Daniel and the Handsome Furs’ Dan Boeckner. The band’s debut, the aptly titled A Thing Called Divine Fits,   

Lauren Groff's Paradise Lost (and Mostly Regained)

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Lauren Groff’s engrossing second novel, Arcadia, centers on the first child born in an upstate New York commune where utopian ideals inevitably clash with the darker side of human nature.  

Live and Unvarnished

Pete Rose comes home for Opening Day

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Ask a non-Cincinnati native of a certain age what they know of the Queen City, and inevitably Pete Rose and the Big Red Machine will come up. Hey, probably better that than the Mapplethorpe controversy, WKRP in Cincinnati or Jerry Springer’s various post-mayoral hijinks.  

Divine Fits

April 2 • Taft Theatre

0 Comments · Monday, March 25, 2013
Divine Fits' debut, the aptly titled A Thing Called Divine Fits, finds the quartet employing its lead duo’s addictive stock in trade: sharp, groove-oriented tunes marked by spiky guitars, shimmering keyboards and an urgent vocal thrust.    

Film: Cinema Toast Crunch: The Dark Crystal

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Fans of the late, great Mystery Science Theater 3000 have a new outlet for their love of snide commentary: LIVE Riffing, an endeavor that finds “riffers” providing running commentary on a movie as  

Music: Night Moves

0 Comments · Thursday, March 14, 2013
Night Moves took the reverse Radiohead route in getting its full-length debut, Colored Emotions, a proper release. The Minneapolis trio — singer/guitarist John Pelant, bassist Micky Alfano and multi  

Music: The Whigs

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The Whigs specialize in earnest, guitar-driven nuggets that recall both their hometown’s jangle-laden roots and a variety of old-school heavy-hitters, from Neil Young to The Replacements. The band