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The Many Faces of Chris Lilley

· Aug 13, 2014 09:08 am

Chris Lilley is a master of disguise. The Aussie multi-hyphenate creates, writes, directs and stars in mockumentary-style comedies in which he plays a collection of diverse characters — sometimes all at once. ...

I was Ewan McGregor's stand-in, or how I spent my summer vacaton

· Aug 27, 2014 12:27 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. ...

 
 
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Bars and Restaurants with Riverfest Views

Deals, windows and patios for watching the fireworks

· Aug 27, 2014 01:23 pm

Instead of hanging out on the riverfront all day, claiming a prime viewing spot with a lawn chair, make a reservation at one of these river-view restaurants for dining deals with great views of the 9:05 p.m. WEBN Rivefest fireworks.OhioThe Celestial: A four-star, four-course, prix-fixe meal...

Morning News and Stuff

Local prosecutors will investigate Crawford shooting, former Kroger CEO says his pay was "ludicrous" and the sad story of a 9-year-old with an uzi

· Aug 27, 2014 09:29 am

Morning y'all! After a rough start (a bit more on that later), I'm here and ready to give you the news.Two prosecutors from Hamilton County will lead the state’s investigation into the police shooting death of John Crawford III, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced yesterday.Stacey...

ArtWorks' Big Pitch Winners Announced Wednesday

Watch someone win $15,000 tomorrow night

· Aug 26, 2014 11:29 am

Eight finalists in ArtWorks' Big Pitch competition will each get a five-minute business-pitch session before a panel of judges and a live audience tomorrow night, starting at  6 p.m. at the American Sign Museum, 1330 Monmouth St. in Camp Washington. The judges will decide the...

 

Seeing Double

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

· Aug 27, 2014 12:27 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. ...

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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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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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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