The decaying stone corridors of Mockbee will resonate with the pounding vibrations of Psychedelic Industrial and Ambient Collage Tuesday to kick off "Two Days of Radical Electronic Cacophony," a musical onslaught featuring Split Horizon, Evolve featuring Freak1, Key and Anima Motrix. The onslaught continues Wednesday night with Speedcore and Breakcore artists Robert Inhuman, DJ Immolation, Selector Catalogue and Hardon Collider at Goetz Alley.
A flight to Germany for New Years is quite an investment, but a trip to the heart of Corryville for licentious merry making at Mecklenburg Gardens is the next best thing. The restaurant will kick off Midnight in Munich beginning at 5 p.m. on New Year's Eve to celebrate the modern and historical German influence on Cincinnati with traditional German fare, drink and song. The event culminates at 6 p.m., when attendees can celebrate the strike of midnight in Munich with a champagne toast.
It might be a few decades before Travelocity offers round trip tickets to the heart of the Orion Nebula, but that doesn't mean we can't catch a vivid glimpse of the ethereal realms outside Earth’s stratosphere. The OMNIMAX Theater at the Cincinnati Museum Center currently features 'Hubble,' a mind-blowing ride into the cosmos that takes spectators to the edge of our observable universe alongside the Space Shuttle Atlantis STS-125 crew, offering dazzling views of our galaxy.
Finding a place to park in the Gaslight District has been a major complaint of patrons and business owners alike for many years. Due to the success of Gaslight businesses and the small proximity they exist within, available parking spots on Ludlow Avenue and side streets are extremely limited. The conflict flared anew recently when the owners of La Poste Eatery, at the spot of the former Tinks Cafe, began offering valet parking for their customers upon the restaurant's recent opening.
Artist and filmmaker Faythe Levine traveled over 19,000 miles in 2006 to document the new wave of craft in America. She visited 15 cities and interviewed more than 50 indie artists, crafters and designers to present an inside look at the rise of DIY art, crafts and design across the country. Her extensive footage has been compiled into a documentary called 'Handmade Nation' that explores this tight-knit community, shedding light on the lives of those who are passionately committed to their artistic endeavors.
If you're reading this, chances are you have at least a vague memory of a time when checking your Facebook account or updating your Netflix queue wasn't part of your daily routine. In recognition of the ever-changing landscape of technology and its impact on us, The Mockbee hosts a multimedia art event that takes an introspective look at the first wave of individuals who grew up in the 21st century alongside a multitude of staggeringly influential technologies.
The Zombie Invasion Network of North America (ZINNA) released an alarming report this week revealing that the deadly, flesh-eating virus known as Solanum (a.k.a. Zombie Virus) has finally touched down in the Cincinnati metropolitan area. Investigators determined the site of contamination to be Northside's vintage clothing boutique Chicken Lays an Egg, located at 1608 Chase Avenue.
Fair trade is not a new concept for Ten Thousand Villages. In 1946, when founder Edna Ruth Byler saw the impoverished artisans of Puerto Rico, Ten Thousand Villages was initiated as a grassroots effort to provide economic opportunities for artisans in developing nations. ne of these artisan groups is known as Bunyaad, which encompasses over 830 families from 100 villages in Pakistan, some of which were directly impacted in the recent floods.
A recent ACLU report evaluates two decades of studies that expose ineffective policies, inefficient use of funds and racial unfairness associated with Ohio's criminal justice system. Among a gauntlet of alarming statistics, the report shows that Ohio's prisons have reached 133 percent capacity and cost taxpayers almost $2 billion a year.
Hollywood storyboard artist J. Todd Anderson lectures at the Art Academy of Cincinnati about his work with the Coen Brothers, capping it off with a live storyboarding demonstration. He's contributed to and been credited for the storyboarding of almost every Coen Brothers film, including 'Raising Arizona', 'Fargo', 'The Big Lebowski' and most recently 'Burn After Reading.' The free event begins at 5 p.m. Thursday.