As the only local art school that offers an advanced
degree in Fine Art, the University of Cincinnati’s School of Design,
Architecture, Art and Planning’s MFA program has long been part and
parcel of the area’s arts scene.
Since canceling the long-running Scribble
Jam Hip Hop fest almost five years ago, co-founder Nick Accurso and his
fellow organizers have been inundated with requests to bring it back. But Accurso’s not going backward. “I’d rather let it die for what it was than create a new history that’s just so-so,” he says.