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Can’t Stop Macaron Bar

Parisian-inspired OTR bakery expands to five locations

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Macaron Bar at 1206 Main St. in Over-the-Rhine has been open for 10 months and is already expanding into its fifth location. Since December 2014, the bakery has staked its claim in the burgeoning cultural and foodie neighborhood.   

A Cincinnati Story

The enduring legacy of Margaret Garner and Beloved

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Bruce Willis’ Marauders is just the latest in a string of Hollywood productions to film in the Queen City. Plenty of movies have been filmed here in the past (Rain Man, anyone?), but it’s never been with this frequency, even for movies that take place here.

The Swami of Ludlow, Kentucky

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 2, 2015
The first thing you notice when walking into Second Sight Spirits artisan distillery in Ludlow, Kentucky is the smell: rum. Like two renegade pirates, founders Rick Couch and Carus Waggoner have staked their claim in this little town since their grand opening in April.


0 Comments · Saturday, May 30, 2015
If you can overcome the dissonance of a grown man struggling with a plastic bag and adjust your eyes to the strobe effect, you’re in for a treat.  

Pangea (FringeNext)

0 Comments · Saturday, May 30, 2015
The young performers of Third Eye Warriors are here to make art, and Pangea is their canvas.   

Prefer Not To Say (Critic's Pick)

0 Comments · Friday, May 29, 2015
The performers of Thought Plane Theatre are returning participants after winning the Cincy Fringe Founder’s Pick in 2013.  

Radio Gomorrah LIVE!

0 Comments · Thursday, May 28, 2015
The future is on our minds a lot these days. The way fiction anticipates is really about today, and by default usually falls into the science fiction genre.  

[Frankenstein] (Critic's Pick)

Alex Talks and Harper Lee (Cincinnati)

0 Comments · Friday, May 30, 2014
The legacy of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein reverberates 200 years after its publication. The prescient tale of a scientist playing god has been reimaged to the point of saturation, but somehow [Frankenstein] by Alex Talks and Harper Lee manages to make it fresh.   

The King & I: a Hunk of Burnin’ Love (Critic's Pick)

Schedule C Productions (Anderson, Ind.)

0 Comments · Friday, May 30, 2014
Celebrity worship can sometimes become exactly that. That’s never been more true than with Elvis Presley. Almost 40 years after his death he’s still celebrated as a pillar of music and more. Kevin Holladay’s show explores the King of Rock & Roll’s sway on his people and the allure of groupthink on the masses.

BOOTY! A Revolutionary Pirate Tale

By Tangled Leaves Theatre Collective (Cincinnati)

0 Comments · Thursday, May 29, 2014
 This show is almost impossible to quantify. The fourth collaborative Cincy Fringe effort of Tangled Leaves Theatre Collective, the play is co-written and directed by Robin O’Neal Kissel with all music composed and performed by co-writer Serenity Fisher and her band, The Cardboard Hearts.