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Art: Kehinde Wiley: Memling

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Kehinde Wiley: Memling continues through Oct. 5. Taft Museum of Art.   

Event: Showcase: Dinner for a Cause

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 19, 2014
On Sunday, indefatigable executive chef Frances Kroner will leave the lights on late for a dinner to support the YWCA of Greater Cincinnati and its programs for enriching women’s lives.   

Kehinde Wiley Revisits Race and the Renaissance

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 5, 2014
The narrowing eyes glance sideways across the room and seem to ask, “What are you looking at?” At the same time, they draw you into the small Sinton Gallery at the Taft Museum of Art. Inside, other young black males meet your gaze from every direction.
  

Michael Wilson, Picture Taker From These Parts

Iris BookCafé, Michael Wilson, For Musicmakers from These Parts, visual art

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 22, 2014
“I don’t know the people, but I like the way they look,” says longtime Cincinnati Post photojournalist Melvin Grier.  Grier is at Iris BookCafé, surveying black-and-white photos of local musicians. Some are national names, others up-and-comers. All were shot by fellow photographer Michael Wilson, who should be a national name but isn’t.  

Freaks of a Feather Celebrate Flannery O’Connor

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Flannery O’Connor could be as proud as a peacock about The Meanest of Them Sparkled, a show in her honor at Thunder-Sky, Inc.
  

Art: Four CSO Musicians ... The Visual Side at 5th Street Gallery

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 9, 2014
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is between seasons and the summer break provides some musicians a chance to explore other interests.  

Harvesting Local Art

Arts organizers follow community-supported models to create and dispense locally produced art

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Forward-looking organizers have turned to thinking inside the box for a new way to promote visual artists. Some of the artists, meanwhile, are thinking outside the box to produce 50 small works each.
  

China's Last Emperors Wore Some Cool Threads

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Have you seen the emperor’s old clothes at the Taft Museum of Art? With apologies to Hans Christian Andersen’s cautionary tale of vanity, the naked truth remains that we’re judged by our dress.  

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter at 21c

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 18, 2014
You could go stag to see the carved deer heads, football helmets and other gaming trophies on exhibit in Wild Card at the 21c Museum Hotel downtown. But Michael Combs’ unsettling examination of gender identity and cultural mythology raises so many questions that it’s better not to go hunting alone for answers.  

The Art of Food (Feature)

The Art of Food demonstrates the multi-sensory experience of cooking and dining

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Alfio Gulisano, executive chef of Alfio’s Buon Cibo in Hyde Park, wants to bring his “A game” to The Art of Food, The Carnegie’s annual exhibition of culinary and food-inspired visual art. Although the focus is on engaging the senses through food as art and art as food, he and other chefs say that every day is an opportunity to be artful when cooking and dining.