CityBeat - CityBeat Recommends http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-186-1-citybeat_recommends.html <![CDATA[Onstage: <i>I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti</i> - ]]>

Actress Antoinette LaVecchia prepares a tempting three-course Italian dinner from scratch onstage — she even makes her own pasta — while she regales the audience with stories about bad boyfriends.

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<![CDATA[Comedy: Kyle Grooms - ]]>

While Kyle Grooms has traditionally shied away from doing current-events humor, he now has a gig doing just that. 

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<![CDATA[Art: <i>A Profane Book of Hours</i> - ]]>

CityBeat photographer Jesse Fox couples food and flesh in her bright, humorous and slightly confrontational work for the exhibit A Profane Book of Hours.

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<![CDATA[Halloween: Echoes of the 1800s - ]]>

Kick off October’s chilling and thrilling festivities with a lantern-lit stroll through the historic Shaker area of Miami Whitewater Forest. 

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<![CDATA[Event: Greater Cincinnati Kitchen, Bath & Remodeling Show - ]]>

The Greater Cincinnati Kitchen, Bath & Remodeling Show is the area’s largest fall home improvement event.

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<![CDATA[Event: Cincinnati Donauschwaben Oktoberfest - ]]>

 This weekend, the Cincinnati Donauschwaben Society takes the torch to host their 22nd annual Oktoberfest.

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<![CDATA[Music: Royal Pines - ]]>

After several years working out of Ohio with beloved groups like The Hairy Patt Band and Them Wranch, Joe Patt relocated to Chicago at the turn of the century.

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<![CDATA[Event: Jungle Jim's Weekend of Fire - ]]>

Are you a hothead? Do you love testing the boundaries of man’s relationship with peppers? Do you need a place to wear your shirt with flames embroidered on it?

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<![CDATA[Art: <i>Beautiful Deception</i> - ]]>

The Clifton Cultural Arts Center hosts an exhibition of installation-based artists in their recently renovated Great Hall as part of the FotoFocus Biennial.

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<![CDATA[Music: DevouGrass Music and Arts in the Park - ]]>

The first DevouGrass Music and Arts in the Park Bluegrass and arts festival brings local favorites The Downtown County Band, Hickory Robot, Blue Caboose and Ma Crow and the Lady Slippers to Devou Park for a day of live music.  

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<![CDATA[Event: Pawapalooza - ]]>

The Boone County Animal Shelter recently eliminated the euthanasia of all treatable animals (yay!), which means their Pawapalooza fundraiser is more important than ever.

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<![CDATA[Event: Walk to End Alzheimer’s - ]]>

The Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

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<![CDATA[Event: Cincinnati Food Truck Association Festival - ]]>

The Cincinnati Food Truck Association, a nonprofit aimed at creating a food-truck friendly market in Cincinnati for patrons and vendors, is hosting its first food festival in Washington Park. 

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<![CDATA[Event: Hyde Park Art Show - ]]> Of all the art shows and exhibitions around Cincinnati, Hyde Park Square’s art show has almost 50 years under their belt.

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<![CDATA[Lecture: Listen to This! Free Jazz on the ESP-Disk Label - ]]>

Among the most fascinatingly mysterious and audaciously forward-thinking of all record labels is New York’s ESP-Disk.

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<![CDATA[Music: Cloud Nothings - ]]>

Frontman Dylan Baldi, ever-disheveled in a hoodie and scraggly beard, powerhouse drummer Jayson Gerycz and bassist TJ Duke make up Cloud Nothings.

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<![CDATA[Music: Tyvek - ]]>

As of the early 2000s, Tyvek became tied to a band, too — specifically, an unruly, lo-fi-leaning Punk/Garage Rock group from Detroit led by guitarist/vocalist Kevin Boyer. 

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<![CDATA[Music: Heaven's Jail - ]]>

Heaven’s Jail boasts an impressive sonic spectrum on its debut album, the just-released Ace Called Zero, from ethereal quiet to squalling racket and from emotional darkness to blasts of light.

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<![CDATA[Music: The Fauntleroys - ]]>

The Fauntleroys are not your typical supergroup. There are no marquee names to inspire platinum sales figures and Rolling Stone cover shoots, just a New Wave/Punk/Glam quartet comprised of cultish personalities with impressive pedigrees and superhuman talent levels. 

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<![CDATA[Event: Asian Food Fest - ]]>

More than a dozen vendors will provide unique dishes from their countries of origin for Asian Food Fest in Washington Park.

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