When Sister Jeanette Beuhler arrived in Over-the-Rhine 15 years ago from The Sisters of the Precious Blood in Dayton, she recognized the need for a safe place where impoverished women could go for a reprieve from the harsh realities of their everyday lives in the troubled neighborhood. Noting that creative expression can nourish a soul just as food nourishes a body, she began a program at the Sarah Center to teach women jewelry-making skills and to sell the wares at nearby Findlay Market to help supplement their meager incomes.
What happens to a bar deferred? What happens when the taps run dry and no one knows your name? You call on your friends and a helping hand from the neighbors, open under new and bright local ownership and change … everything. What promises to be a true Northside original, Mayday (formerly The Gypsy Hut) officially opens its doors this Saturday. Performances by The Lions Rampant, Oxford Cotton and Earthquakes (DJs Kendall Bruns and John Hogan) mark the occasion. 6 p.m. Saturday.
Local rockers The Chocolate Horse corral the wagons around Northside Tavern on Friday to celebrate the release of their limited-edition vinyl album 'We Don't Stand on Ceremony.' This new collection exhibits the same honesty we've come to expect from The Horse. Raspy croons and cries meet with beautiful harmonies throughout the record, but the true expression might exist in the interplay between the vocal and musical arrangement.
Local rockers The Chocolate Horse corral the wagons around Northside Tavern on Friday to celebrate the release of their limited-edition vinyl album We Don't Stand on Ceremony. This marks the band's second full-length album and is a follow-up to 2007’s well-received, heart-on-a-sleeve Patience Works!. They'll also be with friends DJ Bryan A. Dilsizian and Me or the Moon to commemorate the occasion starting at 10 p.m. Friday.
As the city reluctantly says hello to the slow, drab, grey days of autumn, we say goodbye to the warmer months of music fests and outdoor anythings with one last dip in the pool. Symbiotic, which organizes arts and music shows in alternative places, will drain the swimming pool at Over-the-Rhine's Ziegler Park on Saturday for its newest installation art excursion: Six Feet Deep.
Symbiotic, which organizes arts and music shows in alternative places, will drain the swimming pool at Ziegler Park in Over-the-Rhine Saturday for its newest installation art excursion: Six Feet Deep. The park's empty public pool will feature swimming instruction a la music, with performances by Matthew Shelton, Wonky Tonk, Envelope from Columbus and The Sundresses.