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Seeing Double

I was Ewan McGregor’s stand-in, or how I spent my summer vacation

· Aug 29, 2014 07:50 am

As Ewan McGregor’s stand-in, I was not an actor in Miles Ahead — Don Cheadle’s locally filmed Miles Davis film — but more of a celebrity-shaped prop used only when the camera was not rolling. ...

Are Billboards Right for Showing Artwork?

· Aug 27, 2014 11:08 am

To some, the very notion of billboards (or outdoor signage in general) being artwork or hosting artful images instead of give-us-your-money advertising is confusing. But it’s getting more common.
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High as the Horses Bridles

Scott Cheshire (Henry Holt and Company)

· Aug 27, 2014 10:21 am

High as the Horses’ Bridles, the debut novel by Scott Cheshire, is about what happens after a 12-year-old boy-prophet named Josiah Laudermilk delivers an impassioned apocalyptic sermon to a group of about 3,000 impassioned faithful. ...

The Will Rogers Follies (Review)

Folksy 'Follies' Great Fun at Covedale

· Aug 27, 2014 10:08 am

The Will Rogers Follies closes the first Cincinnati Landmark Productions (CLP) Summer Classics Season held at the Covedale Center for the Performing Arts.
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Fourth of July Creek

Smith Henderson (Ecco)

· Aug 27, 2014 09:42 am

First-time novelist Smith Henderson’s Fourth of July Creek is the story of a social worker named Pete Snow who is caught in the web of a world gone wrong.
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Morning News and Stuff

Cincinnati hit hard by recession, still recovering; Horseshoe Casino hit with lawsuit; Judges strike down abortion laws

· Sep 2, 2014 10:25 am

So let's get to what's happened in the past three days in the real world while we were all busy watching fireworks and drinking beers, shall we?The Great Recession dropped incomes in 111 of 120 communities in the Greater Cincinnati area, according to a report today by The Cincinnati...

Changes Coming for ReelAbilities Film Festival

· Aug 29, 2014 02:12 pm

There is a giant leap being planned for one of Cincinnati's film festivals — one that could make it the city's pre-eminent such event and an impactful cultural occurrence.The Cincinnati ReelAbilities Film Festival, which presents films that explore the lives of people with disabilities, will be...

Rhinegeist Saber Tooth Release Party

The rarity Imperial IPA is only available twice a year

· Aug 29, 2014 12:36 pm

Rhinegeist's rarity Imperial IPA Saber Tooth is only let out of its cage twice a year — and one of those times is Saturday, Aug. 30. Saturday's launch party starts at noon and it is the only day you'll be able to fill crowlers (Rhinegeist's can-growlers) with Saber Tooth. If you...

 

Seeing Double

I was Ewan McGregor’s stand-in, or how I spent my summer vacation

· Aug 29, 2014 07:50 am

As Ewan McGregor’s stand-in, I was not an actor in Miles Ahead — Don Cheadle’s locally filmed Miles Davis film — but more of a celebrity-shaped prop used only when the camera was not rolling. ...

The Will Rogers Follies (Review)

Folksy 'Follies' Great Fun at Covedale

· Aug 27, 2014 10:08 am

The Will Rogers Follies closes the first Cincinnati Landmark Productions (CLP) Summer Classics Season held at the Covedale Center for the Performing Arts.
...

Are Billboards Right for Showing Artwork?

· Aug 27, 2014 11:08 am

To some, the very notion of billboards (or outdoor signage in general) being artwork or hosting artful images instead of give-us-your-money advertising is confusing. But it’s getting more common.
...

Cincy Summer Streets Opens Roads to Community

· Aug 20, 2014 10:40 am

Woodburn Avenue and East McMillan Street were closed to car traffic for a mile stretch as they played host to Cincy Summer Streets last month. The next installment of the street festival arrives in Northside on Sunday. ...

Plays By Women: Where Are They?

· Aug 20, 2014 10:33 am

A crowd of female playwrights came together in New York City in 2008 to express their concern that works by women were not getting produced by that city’s theaters. More than 150 playwrights attended the gathering, resulting in standing-room-only at the venue. ...

The Brothers Sklar

The shtick works for twins and sports-skewed comedy partners Jason and Randy Sklar

· Aug 20, 2014 10:29 am

A lot of comedy falls under great scrutiny and derision, often unnecessarily so. Impressions, props, magic, duos — anything slightly out of the ordinary seems to open itself up to criticism...Fortunately, the Sklar Brothers have avoided such slings and arrows by developing a truly organic stand-up act. ...

 
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