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When Photography Was New

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The buildings in these photographs seem outside of time, existing in a private universe where shadows exist only to point up architectural features.  

Art: Building Pictures: Architectural Photographs by Édouard Baldus

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 10, 2014
A great advantage of early photographers using buildings as subjects instead of people is that buildings hold still. No messy business of a smile gone wrong or an inadvertent cough; a building can maintain a lengthy pose. 
  

Manifest Exhibits High-Spirited Regional Sculpture

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Manifest Gallery's current Regional Showcase exhibition presents high spirited works of art crafted by artists in the Tristate region.
  

Walking the Steps of Cincinnati: A Guide to the Queen City’s Scenic and Historic Secrets

Mary Anna DuSablon Revised by Connie J. Harrell and John Cicmanec (Ohio University Press)

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Walking the Steps of Cincinnati: A Guide to the Queen City’s Scenic and Historic Secrets is a wholly delightful book that first appeared in 1998 and returns in a revised edition as the weather invites taking full advantage of its subject matter.   

Love and Terror

Dorothy Weil (AuthorHouse)

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Dorothy Weil’s new novel, Love and Terror, takes place in a past so recent that we’ve all been there — the middle of the 21st century’s first decade — and is set in a place we know just as well, Cincinnati.
  

Thinking Small Has Big Results at Manifest

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Restrictions can be a powerful impetus for creativity — parents whose bedtime rules are questioned would agree. Artists never lose their sense of questioning, but resort to fresh approaches when boundaries are imposed.
  

Ikelus

Next Step Productions/St. Xavier High School (Cincinnati)

0 Comments · Saturday, May 31, 2014
Ikelus,” St. Xavier High School’s entry in the set of four Fringe Next productions presented at SCPA, has a title with Grecian overtones that high schoolers themselves no doubt link to a particular online game.  

Names

Highlands High School (Ft. Thomas, Ky.)

0 Comments · Friday, May 30, 2014
Arienette, central character in the interest-compelling production Names, is a young girl beset by demons, not unlike a character in an old-fashioned story. But because this is not an old-fashioned story, her demons are figments of schizophrenia — every bit as hard to handle as the demons of old.  

Don’t Look Back

By Student’s Theater for Aid in Global Emergencies (Newport Central Catholic High School)

0 Comments · Thursday, May 29, 2014
 Don’t Look Back is an admirable thrust in taking on large issues and relating them to life experiences, especially lives at the juncture of childhood and adulthood, i.e., high school.  

Women Artists Collaborate on Book-Making

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2014
A new exhibition of art books by a local group of female artists, Art4Artists, joyously fills the galleries at Kennedy Heights Arts Center. The exhibit, titled WomenWorkBooks, is meant to serve as a springboard for discussion on a wide range of women’s issues.