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Cover Story: Drawn to Be an Artist

Clifton cartoonist Carol Tyler is a late bloomer

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 31, 2005
For cartoonist Carol Tyler, the dog days of summer mean working late-night hours in her second floor studio, trying to beat the heat at her East Clifton house with little air conditioning to spea  

Brothers Grimmer

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 24, 2005
Read the synopsis of Barbaric Stories, the joint show by the hidden gem artists Jimmy Baker and Matt Coors at Publico Gallery in Over-the-Rhine, and the theme is fear. Yet the scares they gather ha  

Symphony in Anger

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 10, 2005
"When the President proposed going to war, I did everything I could to stop it," says composer Rick Sowash before sitting down at the basement piano in his Prospect Hill home to play his latest pie  

Cover Story: A Factory For Art

The Art Academy of Cincinnati Bets It's Future On An Old Building and On Over-The-Rhine

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 3, 2005
The Vandercook printing press is a hulk of iron and steel that weighs 300 pounds, and it's something you want to move only when absolutely necessary. The press, used for poster and book printin  

Nights at the Opera

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 27, 2005
Throwing out the baby with the bath water regarding the heavily hyped Richard Danielpour-Toni Morrison opera, Margaret Garner, means dismissing appreciative packed houses, community good will and th  

John Q Public's Art

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 20, 2005
The latest model for the new Government Square Transit hub enjoys a 20th-floor Kroger Building conference room all to itself. As Sallie Hilvers, public affairs director for Metro, a nonprofit branc  

Downtown's Square Deal

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 6, 2005
Our lives are in constant motion, even on holiday weekends promoted as well-earned rest-and-relaxation time. I pass through downtown's heartbeat, Fountain Square, on my way to nearby banks and Kink  

Cincinnati's Mod Squad

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 29, 2005
A private joke among the six Cincinnati Experimental Arts (CineX Arts) directors is to list their super powers used to successfully stage the Cincinnati Fringe Festival, whose sophomore edition wrap  

Eastside's Sleeping Giant

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 22, 2005
The attic toys Dan Dermody points to on the third floor of the former Madisonville Senior Center are 20-odd wooden chairs lying against the wall, a large metal coffee urn, a telephone booth and sca  

In the Fringe Crowd

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 8, 2005
Warm nighttime breezes and overcast skies greet the few people waiting June 1 on the front steps of Over-the-Rhine landmark Memorial Hall. The audience sits on the stairs while the 8:10 p.m. perfor