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Events: Pop-up Swap Shop

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 25, 2011
As the phrase goes, if you love something, let it go. But if Park and Vine had anything to say about it, they'd amend the phrase to: if you don't want it, trade it for something else. Every Saturday, the local, eco-friendly, store sets up the Pop-Up Swap Shop and Last Bites Bakery, at 1200 Main St., Over-the-Rhine (next to their main store) from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.  

Events: Gold Star Chili Cook-off

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Saturday at Findlay Market, Cincinnati's Chili Meister will be crowned. Allow the gravitas of this situation to settle in for a second… Now that your shattered world has been crafted anew, we can talk about the seventh annual Gold Star Chili Cook-Off. Thirty of the city's top chili cooks will square off; only three will win a title and prize. The tasting is open to the public at 1:30 p.m., so we all win, really.  

Comedy: The Trailer Park Boys

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 11, 2011
With the "Drunk, High and Unemployed Tour" coming to the Madison Theater, only two options are possible: either Coolio is coming to town or Canada's own Trailer Park Boys are hitting the road. And since Coolio is now a Juggalo (really, look it up … I'll wait) it's safe to bet it's those crazy Canadians. Based off of two movies and a mockumentary series, this live tour features Ricky, Julian and Bubbles at their very best … or worst, depending on how you interpret their shenanigans.  

The Reanimated (Profile)

Local Horror Punk band gets down to work on new monster

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 5, 2011
People say Punk Rock is dead. Some say it died with Sid Vicious, others say Joey Ramone. But no matter which trailblazer took Punk Rock to his grave, the in-your-face, D.I.Y., fuck-the-world attitude is, indeed, dead. But it isn’t exactly resting in peace.  

Events: Cavalcade of Customs

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Hot cars, hot women and hot food. There isn't much more that a man needs in life. Add in cold beer and you've completed many a man's list of every earthly desire. Luckily for the men of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, the KOI Auto Parts Cavalcade of Customs has all four. It also has Henry "The Fonz" Winkler. So, essentially, the Duke Energy Center will be transformed into masculine nirvana Friday-Sunday.  

Events: New Year's Eve Blast

0 Comments · Monday, December 27, 2010
New Year's Eve approaches and most people already have their preferred locale chosen, usually the one with the best bathroom for when you inevitably puke up your fifth Long Island Iced Tea as the ball drops. But perhaps you aren’t among the prepared? Or maybe Christmas bankrupted you and paying a cover for a bar is just asking for too much? Then head down to Toyota's New Year's Eve Blast on Fountain Square.  

Events: Latkapalooza

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Want to have some Christmas night fun without the Christ part? Want to have a drink Christmas night without having to worry about your little cousins taking your wine glass and "feeding" the tree? Then perhaps a little change is in order, something along the lines of Access and The Jewish Federation's Young Adult Division's Latkapalooza 2010. Taking place on Saturday night, this 11th annual event gives young professionals ages 21-45 a chance to mingle with one another.  

Events: Mount Adams Reindog Parade

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Dog = man's best friend. Reindeer = Santa's transportation. Dogs dressed up as reindeer = freakishly adorable. Parading your dressed-up best friend for all to see? Now that's what the Christmas season is all about. The Mount Adams Reindog Parade has given pooch owners a chance to do just that for 20 years. This year's parade, sponsored by the Cincinnati SPCA, will begin in the Monastery parking lot with this year’s grand marshal, Marty Brennaman, overseeing the event.  

Events: Grapevine Wine Walk

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Shopping is fun. Drinking is also fun. Any event that brings these two activities together is a match made in heaven. The Grapevine Wine Walk, a monthly wine tasting held in Over-the-Rhine, must have a hotline to God. This month’s event will be held in OTR's Gateway Quarter, centered on the corner of 12th and Vine streets. Get some holiday shopping done at 4U Urban Fashion Boutique, Joseph Williams Home, MiCA 12/v and Switch.  

Switchblade Syndicate with Koffin Kats

Dec. 10 • Southgate House

0 Comments · Sunday, November 28, 2010
Northern Kentucky-based Switchblade Syndicate has been playing together since May, having risen from the ashes of vocalist Veronica Grim and guitarist Jimmy "El Rey" Nielsen's former group, De Los Muertos. They have flourishes of Country, Punk, Rockabilly, Honky Tonk, Surf, Psychobilly, Sleaze and seemingly every other major genre you can think of — it simply takes too much time to describe their complete sound.