CityBeat - Cover Story http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-133-1-cover_story.html <![CDATA[History's Echo - A new nonprofit is trying to tell the stories of Over-the-Rhine before they’re forgotten]]> Although Over-the-Rhine is a neighborhood about which most Cincinnatians have strong opinions, one thing remains certain: It’s no stranger to change.  ]]> <![CDATA[Vinyl Revival - Portraits of locals whose record collections are helping keep vinyl alive]]> Vinyl records, once thought near extinction, haven’t just had a comeback in recent years — they now rule the music industry.]]> <![CDATA[Unrest in OTR: 15 Years Later - What’s changed — and what hasn’t]]> Long after the protests ended, after the curfews were lifted and after buildings that had been burned were rebuilt — in some cases replaced with shining new storefronts — the fateful shooting in a dark alley just off Republic Street has continued to have ripple effects.
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<![CDATA[Building Character - Jonn Schenz talks White House Easter bunnies, costuming Cincinnati and a life in the arts]]> Schenz Theatrical Supply has been producing costumes, plush mascots and theater wardrobes for nearly 50 years, but the most fascinating character by far is the man behind it all: Jonn Schenz.]]> <![CDATA[A Bunny Tale - How a rabbit suit from Cincinnati ends up in the White House]]> Jonn Schenz has been supplying the bunny outfits for the White House’s annual Easter festivities for 36 years, starting under the reign of President Ronald Reagan.]]> <![CDATA[Shooting for History - Will Xavier cap a historic regular season with its first Final Four? ]]> In a year of historic firsts, Xavier’s national press, which has only grown more laudatory since December, has been justified.
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<![CDATA[2016 NCAA Tournament Preview - Regional Teams in the NCAA Tournament]]>

Happy March Madness! CityBeat previews UC, UK, IU, Dayton and Butler. Plus, Chris Mack and Xavier set their sights on the Final Four.

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<![CDATA[Hobbled but Hopeful - Mick Cronin’s Bearcats look to put a regular season full of tough breaks behind them]]> This is UC’s 30th overall appearance in the NCAA tournament. The Bearcats are one of just eight programs that have a current streak of six straight appearances. They last reached the Sweet 16 in 2012.]]> <![CDATA[Fighting Bern Out - Sen. Bernie Sanders continues his improbable run, but he must get past Ohio ]]> While it’s a big deal that upstart candidate Sanders has pulled off once-improbable victories, his campaign will need much more juice if he is to win the ultimate upset and take the Democratic nomination.]]> <![CDATA[Hanging On - After a Super Tuesday Trump sweep, Ohio Gov. John Kasich clings to his GOP presidential primary candidacy]]> Even as the trail to the presidential nomination becomes ever-thinner, Kasich is clinging on, at least until voting comes home to Ohio.
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<![CDATA[Sights Set on Portman’s Senate Seat - ]]> Putting aside the presidential contest, it’s hard to imagine a bigger race in 2016 than the scramble for the Ohio Senate seat currently held by Republican Rob Portman.
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<![CDATA[A Wild Rumpus - DANCEFIX connects community and manifests joy through high-energy movement and neighborhood outreach]]> Walking into a DANCEFIX class at the Cincinnati Ballet center on a Saturday morning is a bit like walking into a mid-summer tent revival.]]> <![CDATA[Just Don't Do It - How religious organizations spread dangerous misinformation through sex-ed programs in public schools]]>

Abstinence-only sex-ed programs have ruled American classrooms for the past 20 years despite reams of evidence showing they don't actually delay teen sex or pregnancy. Today, a convoluted federal funding stream is helping religious groups teach it in public school classrooms all across Cincinnati.

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<![CDATA[The Wussification of America - With national and international attention at an all-time high, Cincinnati rockers Wussy prep new album, Forever Sounds ]]> The group’s last album, 2014’s Attica!, amped up the noisy elements that have defined the band from the beginning, but Forever Sounds unleashes a sonic arsenal unlike anything in Wussy’s acclaimed catalog. ]]> <![CDATA[Sounds and Furies, Signifying Everything - ]]>

The rise of Wussy over the past 11 years may ultimately stand as one of the most improbable yet inevitable success stories in Cincinnati music history.

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<![CDATA[What's Your Story? - True Theatre and other storytelling endeavors connect Cincinnatians]]> "Tell me a story.” That’s been a human desire since prehistoric times as tales have been spoken from person to person and passed from place to place, even before they were written down. ]]> <![CDATA[Where the Animals Go in Winter - The Cincinnati Zoo prepares its menagerie for winter long before cold weather hits]]> Year-round, the zoo and its staff run like a well-oiled machine — some efforts visible to visitors and many more behind the scenes — ensuring that each of its inhabitants is happy and healthy, no matter the weather. 
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<![CDATA[Pages and Perseverance - Cartoonist Carol Tyler explores life through art]]> It’s a frigid January afternoon a couple weeks before Carol Tyler’s exhibition featuring work from her past, present and future is set to open at the University of Cincinnati’s Meyers Gallery.]]> <![CDATA[Up for Grabs - Ohio and Cincinnati brace for a big year in politics]]> The coming year looks to be full of intense national political battles, and we’re right in the middle of them. ]]> <![CDATA[Disappearing DIY - Cincinnati’s weird, wild alternative spaces face new challenges as development in the city heats up]]> As interest in urban living continues to take hold in Cincinnati and those once-neglected pockets of the city attract the gaze of developers, the future of unique do-it-yourself places has become uncertain. ]]>