WHAT SHOULD I BE DOING INSTEAD OF THIS?
 

An Iliad (Review)

Cromer gives an astonishing, memorable performance in ETC’s An Iliad

· Oct 16, 2014 08:05 am

Bruce Cromer's embodiment of Poet is an acting performance to cherish, one of the most powerful I have ever witnessed onstage.
...

The Birds (Review)

Suspense flocks to Cincy Shakes

· Oct 20, 2014 08:07 am

Put aside what you think know about the narrative of The Birds if you’ve seen Hitchcock’s classic movie ...

Moby Dick (Review)

· Oct 13, 2014 08:08 am

Know Theatre’s 17th Season theme is “adaptation,” and on the evening of Oct. 10, the company opened Julian Rad’s 2003 take on Herman Melville’s 1851 novel Moby Dick. ...

Ira Glass: The Golden Age of Wireless

· Oct 22, 2014 12:16 pm

This American Life host Ira Glass had radio in his blood from the start — only he didn’t know it.
...

I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti (Review)

Playhouse serves up a tasty show about boyfriends and cooking

· Oct 3, 2014 08:07 am

 The show’s gimmick is that it’s set in a working kitchen where LaVecchia prepares an aromatic three-course Italian meal while animatedly describing her romantic adventures, starting at age 16 and continuing into her 40s. ...

 
 
ALL
ARTS
 

WATCH: Walk the Moon’s “Shut Up and Dance” Music Video

· Oct 23, 2014 03:46 pm

In early September, Cincinnati major-label act Walk the Moon had its new single, “Shut Up and Dance,” released by RCA Records. The song — which the band performed on Late Night with Seth Myers on Sept. 15 — is slated for inclusion on the band’s next full-length for RCA, the...

From the Copy Desk

In case you need a dictionary with the Oct. 22 issue of CityBeat

· Oct 23, 2014 12:11 pm

Good late morning, readers. Roughly 13 more work hours until the weekend... we got this. I think.This week's issue was filled with Words Nobody Uses or Knows, most of which were found in our cover story, Lost in Wilberforce, a piece about how the country's oldest historically black college...

West Coasters Taste Ohio Delicacies in Real Estate Blog Video

What? Why?

· Oct 23, 2014 12:04 pm

Movoto Real Estate made a video introducing 12 West Coasters to five of Ohio’s favorite dishes. Predictably, the Cincinnati-centric grub gets mass hate by people with extremely sensitive gag reflexes. Here are the best reactions. Glier’s Goetta: On its appearance: “Quinoa sausage?” On...

 

Home Free

Safe House explores a little known dimension of freedom at the Cincinnati Playhouse

· Oct 22, 2014 11:49 am

I thought I knew quite a bit about American history before I read Keith Josef Adkins’ new play, Safe House, about to have its world premiere at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. ...

Ira Glass: The Golden Age of Wireless

· Oct 22, 2014 12:16 pm

This American Life host Ira Glass had radio in his blood from the start — only he didn’t know it.
...

Rediscovering Lost Photos From a Long-Ago West End

· Oct 22, 2014 11:56 am

Under the sponsorship of the Historical and Philosophical Society of Ohio (now the Cincinnati Historical Society), George S. Rosenthal took roughly 3,600 photographs of West End places ...

Creatives in Clifton

Performing arts flourish in unique Gaslight District venues

· Oct 15, 2014 11:56 am

On a recent Wednesday in September, the crowd in the foyer of the Clifton Cultural Arts Center (CCAC) ate, drank and talked quietly as the New Horizons Orchestra performed “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” and the sun set through stained glass windows.
...

A Poet (and an Actor) Explore the Nature of War: You See?

· Oct 15, 2014 12:14 am

Bruce Cromer’s performance as The Poet in An Iliad is no easy task. He’s playing a world-weary soul, sick of repeating tales of devastation and death. ...

The Birds (Review)

Suspense flocks to Cincy Shakes

· Oct 20, 2014 08:07 am

Put aside what you think know about the narrative of The Birds if you’ve seen Hitchcock’s classic movie ...

 
Close
Close
Close