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Onstage: 25 and Still Alive

MUSE Cincinnati Women's Choir celebrates a quarter century of existence

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 14, 2007
There is a story about a cellist in Sarajevo during wartime. He's out playing a solo piece when someone stops him and asks, "Why are you playing while the bombs are dropping?" He responds, "W  

Music: The Adventurers

The Dan Karlsberg Group's impressive new CD is a trip you'll want to take

0 Comments · Thursday, November 1, 2007
Snake-like ribbons writhe outward, a flurry of colors bursting in tiny explosions of motion. Strange birds and animate objects swoop and wriggle in an air that breathes, rippling. It's not a pain  

Dance: Bust a Move

Capoeria takes your workout to the next level

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 4, 2007
Beware, Tae Bo, there is a contender. A combination of dance, martial arts and gymnastics, this regimen will kick your workout's butt. Capoeira is lethal -- in more ways than one. After my first  

Art: on Wheels

Covington's art scene takes to the streets

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 30, 2007
The next big piece of art to be featured in Covington won't be found in any gallery -- it's something that takes people to the galleries. Dubbed the "Magic Bus," this old, out-of-service TANK  

Cover Story: Hot Issue: Moths to the Flame

Fire arts are catching on

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 30, 2007
From the Olympic torch to the licking flames of Dante's Inferno, fire is an element that blazes with symbolism, representing everything from passion and strength to recklessness and punishment.   

Art: My Cincinnati

Twelve artists visualize the Queen City at ArtWorks

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 4, 2007
If you were asked to create a visual representation of what Cincinnati means to you, what would you make? Remember: no words, only images. After pondering that question, you can see how 12 loca  

Locals Only: : Eric Loy

He plays a guitar you've never seen like no one you've ever seen

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 4, 2007
Eric Loy is one of those people who will send you an e-mail with sentences that end in multiple exclamation points. This element of his personality comes through in his playing -- every time I lis  

Music: The Groove Merchant

Erwin Stuckey nurtures a new generation of Jazz at SCPA

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 6, 2006
Forget Britney. Eminem, move over. And 98u, please ... there's a new generation of musicians hitting the streets and you'll never guess what they're playing -- Jazz. Not the soulless synthetic stuff  

Locals Only: : Hillbilly Rock

Taylor Farley and Blue Rock make Rock music Bluegrass and vice-versa

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 29, 2006
"A lot of people, the first thing they think when they see a banjo is Bluegrass," says Taylor Farley, veteran banjo picker and frontman/vocalist for the band Blue Rock. Farley, who has been pla  

Locals Only: : Setting New Standards

The Northside Jazz Ensemble put a youthful, unbounded spin on Jazz expectations

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 15, 2006
There's nothing standard about the way the Northside Jazz Ensemble plays standards. From Funk, Reggae and Soul to Rock, Free Jazz, Blues and straight-ahead Jazz and back again, this tight four-pi