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An Open Red Door

One area creative builds a pop-up gallery for all

· Jul 15, 2014 03:44 pm

Electronic mood music and energetic art voices quaked out of the Crown Building during June’s Final Friday, providing a sharp contrast to the quiet rain blowing across Over-the-Rhine. ...

Wondering About ‘Buildering’ and Its Real-World Relevance

· Jul 15, 2014 03:47 pm

I’ve had a difficult time trying to write about Buildering: Misbehaving the City, the first show at Contemporary Arts Center that its curator, Steven Matijcio, has put together since arriving here last year from North Carolina. And now it is nearing its end — it closes Aug. 18. ...

CCM Alums Take on the Baritone Bad Boys of ‘La Calisto’

· Jul 15, 2014 03:52 pm

“Who told you Baroque operas are dull?” Andrew Garland says. “Who told you that?” 
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New Company Brings “Short, Sweet, Cheap” Theater to OTR

· Jul 15, 2014 03:49 pm

In 2014 it requires equal amounts of energy, will and naïvety to single-handedly start a theater. But that’s what 22-year-old John Leo Muething is up to with Cincinnati’s newest company, Stone on a Walk. He seems to have all those elements readily at hand, as well as a supportive network of friends and family. ...

 
 
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Northside Community Council OKs Needle Exchange

Northside program an effort to fight disease, demonstrate benefits of exchanges

· Jul 22, 2014 10:46 am

Northside Community Council voted July 21 to allow a needle exchange program in the neighborhood. The effort, run by the Cincinnati Exchange Program, will start sometime in August and operate from a van one day a week for three hours at a time. Planned Parenthood will also participate, providing...

Morning News and Stuff

National Urban League comes to Cincy, landmark renovations may cost more cash, Cranley says cities don't need to annex the burbs

· Jul 22, 2014 09:33 am

It's morning! I have news! Morning news! Wow, sorry, that's a lot of exclamation points. I sprung for the large iced coffee this morning and probably need to settle down a little. Anyway, here we go:Cincinnati is playing host to the annual National Urban League Conference this week. The event,...

REVIEW: Cincinnati Opera's 'La Calisto'

Continues through July 27 at SCPA

· Jul 22, 2014 08:48 am

Don't walk. Run to the School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) to catch the remaining performances of La Calisto, an opera composed in 1653 that's equal parts romance and raunch, performed by a superb cast of singers, instrumentalists and dancers who are all clearly having a...

 

Theater Matters

Educational Theatre Association plans to launch programs in underserved schools nationwide

· Jul 22, 2014 12:47 pm

Later this week more than 100 high school drama teachers will converge in Cincinnati. That might sound like a lot of theater geeks in one place at the historic Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza downtown, but according to the people organizing this get-together, the very future of our nation might be at stake. OK, maybe that’s a bit of an overstatement. ...

Puppets Provide Inspiration for Local Creative

· Jul 22, 2014 02:48 pm

Wearing a Mister Rogers T-shirt with the words “never forget” emblazoned across it, Terrence Burke studies a newspaper while drinking an iced coffee at Northside’s Sidewinder Coffee. The clothing choice is pretty indicative of Burke. In 2010, Burke founded the zany puppet troupe Wump Mucket Puppets, creating and performing with his original cast of characters, colorful in both personality and hue. ...

Michael Wilson, Picture Taker From These Parts

Iris BookCafé, Michael Wilson, For Musicmakers from These Parts, visual art

· Jul 22, 2014 01:00 pm

“I don’t know the people, but I like the way they look,” says longtime Cincinnati Post photojournalist Melvin Grier.  Grier is at Iris BookCafé, surveying black-and-white photos of local musicians. Some are national names, others up-and-comers. All were shot by fellow photographer Michael Wilson, who should be a national name but isn’t. ...

Wondering About ‘Buildering’ and Its Real-World Relevance

· Jul 15, 2014 03:47 pm

I’ve had a difficult time trying to write about Buildering: Misbehaving the City, the first show at Contemporary Arts Center that its curator, Steven Matijcio, has put together since arriving here last year from North Carolina. And now it is nearing its end — it closes Aug. 18. ...

Actress Dale Hodges Keeps “Hanging in There”

· Jul 9, 2014 09:21 am

While the rest of us kick back during a lazy summer, Cincinnati-based actress Dale Hodges is at work honing her craft. That might surprise some local theatergoers, who already think of her as one of our region’s best theater professionals; if Hodges is onstage with a Cincinnati theater, it’s a sure bet that audiences will show up to watch. ...

An Open Red Door

One area creative builds a pop-up gallery for all

· Jul 15, 2014 03:44 pm

Electronic mood music and energetic art voices quaked out of the Crown Building during June’s Final Friday, providing a sharp contrast to the quiet rain blowing across Over-the-Rhine. ...

 
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