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Cover Story: Exile on Seventh Street

(Chronicling the city's invisible people)

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 10, 2004
The news that young male prostitutes regularly worked the corner of Seventh and Walnut streets downtown, directly across the street from the construction site for the soon-to-open Aronoff Center f  

Yes Men leader Andy Bichlbaum on his "penis" suit

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 27, 2004
The funniest political activists you'll ever meet are Yes Men Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno, the subjects of the hilarious, self-titled documentary by Chris Smith, Dan Ollman and Sarah Price, t  

Motorcycle Diaries actor Rodrigo de la Serna on "Latin spirit"

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 13, 2004
The Argentinean contribution in filmmaker Walter Salles' Pan American production, The Motorcycle Diaries, about the 1952 motorcycle trip taken by a then-23-year-old Ernesto "Che" Guevara and hi  

Opera Adds the Numbers

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 13, 2004
An elementary equation is key for future success at Cincinnati Opera: 3+1. That's how Managing Director Patricia K. Beggs and key staff members explain things during a recent morning meeting just a  

To Muni and the Good Life

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 6, 2004
Recent productions of Kurt Weill's The Seven Deadly Sins and Francis Poulenc's La Voix Humaine are what I visualize whenever I think about Cincinnati Opera. I think about the recent avant-garde prod  

King of Swing

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 29, 2004
The presidential campaign between President George W. Bush and Sen. John Kerry continues to tighten, heating up with the first televised debate on Thursday. Politics, from attack ads to campaign sto  

Silver City Director John Sayles on 'liberal' Hollywood

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 15, 2004
Things are happenin, and the movies are finally addressing the news and politics that surround them. Recent documentaries like Fahrenheit 9/11 and Control Room have opened the door for hot-topic d  

Old Bait and Switch

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 15, 2004
I first learned the phrase "bait and switch" in my late teens, selling televisions at a Chicago department store. Customers would come into the department asking for a favorite brand of TV -- let's  

Wanted: Arts Protesters

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 1, 2004
Republican National Convention speeches from Sen. John McCain and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani offer few shocks, although McCain's plea to GOP faithful that Democrats aren't the enemy ge  

Take Us to the River Grass

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 25, 2004
A riverfront spot to be proud of, something unlike anything else in Cincinnati, sits upriver from the headline-making National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Ohio River Grass is a nursery for