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Event: CityBeat Jingle and Mingle Party

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 4, 2012
We at CityBeat are fully aware how tiring the holiday season can be. In fact, it can be flat-out soul-sucking. Now, we aren’t usually in favor of stereotypes, but they can be pretty nifty when  

Event: Japp's "Get Wet" Repeal Party

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Imagine: It's Dec. 5, 1933. It’s been 14 long, dry years since the sale of alcohol has been legal in the U.S.; today, the 21st Amendment changes all that. Crowds swarm the local speakeasies,   

Cincinnati vs. The World 11.28.2012

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Celebrity gourmand Anthony Bourdain was asked by a reader during a live chat on Gawker.com to validate the quality of Cincinnati chili; he responded that it was not good but could be “enjoyable when stoned.” CINCINNATI -2    

Film: I Send You This Place

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 27, 2012
 In this breathtaking feature-length documentary, filmmaking duo Andrea Sisson and Pete Ohs, both with ties to the Cincinnati arts scene, capture on film an apt deconstruction of the human   

Lit: Versus Book Release and Reception

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Two local literary minds have coalesced for the release of Versus, a two-pronged collection of poems featuring Nick Barrow’s The Rabbit Punch Defense and Mark Flanigan’s Journeyman’s Lament. Bar  

Event: All Black Everything Party

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 20, 2012
 DJ-turned-designer and partier extraordinaire Floyd Johnson (subject of “Floyd Johnson Against the World,” CityBeat cover story issue of Nov. 14) hosts a celebration of all black everything   

Event: PNC Festival of Lights

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The 30th anniversary of one of Cincinnati’s most ubiquitous holiday traditions is upon us; the zoo’s almost two million LED lights line a series of festive strolls through the themed areas of the   

Art: The Simple Portrait Project

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 20, 2012
When I think “family portrait,” I think of a cheesy ensemble of contrived, goofy-looking glossy 5x7’s shot in the back of a JC Penney store that will inevitably end up forgotten, stuffed away in  

Cincinnati vs. The World 11.21.2012

1 Comments · Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Oil giant BP agreed to pay $4.5 billion in for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill — the largest criminal penalty in U.S. history. WORLD -2    

On Living Alone: Nine Kooky Realities

1 Comments · Wednesday, November 14, 2012
While living situations in our twenties are often characterized by constant human interaction, there comes a time when circumstance will send us diving head-first into a life living alone, which, at times, feels like a behind-the-scenes look into the life of Tom Hanks’ character in Castaway.