CityBeat - CityBeat Recommends http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-186-1-citybeat_recommends.html <![CDATA[Onstage: <i>The Taming of the Shrew</i> - ]]>

If you’ve ever seen The Taming of the Shrew, you might remember it as the tale of an ill-tempered woman brought into line by an abusive, gold-digging suitor. 

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<![CDATA[Attraction: Canyon Falls at the Newport Aquarium - ]]>

Canyon Falls at the Newport Aquarium is the new home of some unique species of otters and reptiles, including two Asian small-clawed otters, the smallest and most social otter species in the world.

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<![CDATA[Art: <i>¡Ándele!: Mexico in Plossu</i> at Iris BookCafe - ]]>

Iris BookCafe’s photo curator William Messer is offering a show of French photographer Bernard Plossu’s work based on trips to Mexico.

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<![CDATA[Onstage: Y.E.S. Festival - ]]>

Every two years Northern Kentucky University’s Department of Theatre and Dance offers audiences several theatrical adventures when it presents the world premieres of three plays.

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<![CDATA[Onstage: Project38 Shakespeare Festival - ]]>

The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Project38, a free week of more than 38 art events held at Washington Park, Memorial Hall and the company’s main stage downtown. 

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<![CDATA[Event: Cincinnati Flower Show - ]]>

The Cincinnati Horticultural Society presents the 2015 Cincinnati Flower Show.

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<![CDATA[Music: Chanticleer in Concert - ]]>

The New Yorker magazine-hailed “world’s reigning male chorus” marks its 37th season with a performance in St. Peter in Chains Cathedral.

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

The Cincinnati Museum Center is whisking you abroad to the Far East, where you’ll explore the rich histories, arts, culture and traditions of China, India, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam and Nepal at Cincinnati’s one-day Asian Culture Fest. 

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<![CDATA[Music: John Aulabaugh - ]]>

Alt Country/Roots Rock singer-songwriter John Aulabaugh is the dictionary definition of a musical late bloomer. 

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<![CDATA[Event: Baron Brew Bus Tour - ]]>

American Legacy Tours’ Barons Brew Bus returns for your drinking pleasure. 

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<![CDATA[Event: Boone County Animal Shelter Baby Shower - ]]>

Around this time of year the Boone County Animal Shelter sees a sharp increase in animal intake, so they’re hosting a spring “baby shower” to raise donations.

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<![CDATA[Art: <i>Flight</i> at the Covington Arts Center - ]]>

The work of three artists who reference the act of “flight” will be featured at the Covington Arts Center in an exhibition curated by Saad Ghosn.

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<![CDATA[Event: Burlington Antique Show - ]]>

The Midwest’s premier antiques and vintage collectibles-only show is back, with 200 vendors spread over the Boone County Fairgrounds offering vintage jewelry, memorabilia and Midcentury Modern, as well as some wonderfully awful kitsch. 

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<![CDATA[Literary: Gilbert King - ]]> Will the cellphone footage of the latest police shooting of an unarmed African-American finally be a tipping point? Gilbert King most certainly hopes so. ]]> <![CDATA[Comedy: Mark Normand - ]]>

Mark Normand may become your favorite new comedian. 

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<![CDATA[TV: <i>Orphan Black</i> - ]]>

The phrase “best TV show you’re not watching” is overused, but Orphan Black (Season Premiere, 9 p.m. Saturday, AMC/BBC America/IFC/Sundance/WE) is one of the few shows that’s definitely deserving of the title.

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<![CDATA[Onstage: MUSE Cincinnati Women's Choir - ]]>

Rachel DeVore Fogarty, Gwyneth Walker, Sarah Hopkins and Elizabeth Alexander are acclaimed composers whose music you may have never heard. MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir, provides an opportunity to do so Saturday with two concerts titled Here and Aware, featuring the music of female composers at Saint Francis Seraph Church in Over-the-Rhine.

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<![CDATA[Music: Record Store Day - ]]>

The international Record Store Day is this Saturday and pretty much every independent record store in the area will be participating, offering RSD’s exclusive, limited-edition releases from hundreds of artists and other fun throughout the day. 

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<![CDATA[Music: Lucy Wainwright Roche - ]]>

If my family should ever disown me and I’m forced to find a new one, I would start by begging Loudon Wainwright III to adopt me.

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<![CDATA[Music: The Suicide Machines - ]]>

In the Ska/Punk canon, no titan stands mightier than 1989’s Energy, the only album from Operation Ivy. But in 1996, Detroit outfit The Suicide Machines came close to matching that shooting star’s power and prowess with their first album, Destruction By Definition.

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