It's not every day that Hip Hop collective D12 rolls through Covington, especially to headline a set at The Mad Hatter (620 Scott St.). Hell, it's not every day that D12 rolls anywhere together, given that two members — Bugz and Proof — were tragically shot to death and member Eminem has been busy being a Hip Hop superstar/legend-in-the-making for the last decade or so.
Despite being locked in the crosshairs of consumer criticism and ample evidence of its long history of paying lobbyists to block government regulations, Monsanto Co. still provides 90 percent of the world’s genetically modified seeds. But as skeletons tumble out of Monsanto’s deep, dark closet and spill onto the Internet, consumer awareness continues to grow.
Another winter has passed and it's finally time to exit the stronghold, go outside and embrace the vernal spirit with rituals of song and dance. The Mockbee (2260 Central Pkwy., Brighton) is set to host "PlexArt 3: Rebirth" in celebration of spring's long-awaited arrival, featuring live music, dancing and local artwork well past witching hour to ensure the season is kicked off good and hard.
In an effort to spark smaller-scale projects in Over-the-Rhine, the Owner Redevelopment Loan Task Force is working to find ways to close the “development gap” that typically blocks many people from trying to rehabilitate structures in the neighborhood due to inadequate lending options for vacant, historic building stock.
During a Jan. 10 meeting, more than 50 parents and other supporters presented their arguments against closing the William H. Taft STEM Elementary School in Mount Auburn, which prompted the board to direct that the final decision to close the school be put on hold pending further study. At its Jan. 24 meeting, the Board of Education reversed course and decided to keep Taft open, based on the backlash.
It’s the week after New Year’s Eve and chances are good that even modest Cincinnatians have at least a few empty champagne bottles or beer cans to toss in their recycling bin — unless a new recycling “smart cart” has already replaced it. As part of the multiphase recycling rewards program initiated by the city last September, every single-family home in Cincinnati eventually will receive a cart.
Comprised of songwriters Kelly Miller and Noah Smith (founder of Live Love Studios in Amelia), Gypsy and the Tree exhibits hallmarks of traditional American Folk music, strumming humble, chord-driven tunes that come to life with lyrics of love and free spirits, embellished by Appalachian-style vocal harmonies that ring with a soothing sense of open-road freedom.
The decaying stone corridors of Mockbee (2260 Central Pkwy., Brighton) will resonate with the pounding vibrations of Psychedelic Industrial and Ambient Collage this Tuesday to kick off “Two Days of Radical Electronic Cacophony,” a musical onslaught born from the minds of local Electronic enthusiasts Robert Inhuman and Brian Uhl.
Following a series of shows on the road, Cincinnati-based Folk duo Gypsy and the Tree returns home for a live performance Saturday at The Underground. Comprised of songwriters Kelly Miller and Noah Smith, Gypsy and the Tree exhibits hallmarks of traditional American Folk music, strumming humble, chord-driven tunes that come to life with lyrics of love and free spirits, embellished by Appalachian-style vocal harmonies that ring with a soothing sense of open-road freedom.
The Mockbee's New Year's Eve REDO Dance and Art Party is a golden ticket to live it up all over again. Thrown by a noteworthy crew of Cincinnati artists and musicians, the party features a smorgasbord of sculptures, paintings, collages and large installations, as well as live video projections, music and a free vegan potluck to help satiate creative appetites across a spectrum of interest.