CityBeat - CityBeat Recommends http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-186-1-citybeat_recommends.html <![CDATA[Film: <i>Moon Dust</i> - ]]>

Detroit-based painter Scott Reeder’s new Moon Dust is a sci-fi feature film with a one-and-a-half-hour running time. 

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<![CDATA[Onstage: <i>Buzzer</i> - ]]>

Buzzer, a 2014 script, is set in the present, a story about returning to an evolving urban neighborhood. Wilson continues her clear-eyed explorations of race that are rendered with strength, focus and an invitation to debate. 

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<![CDATA[Comedy: D.C. Benny - ]]>

Like his peers Jimmy Shubert and Rocky LaPorte, D.C. Benny is a talented veteran comic who received a nice boost by competing on last season’s Last Comic Standing

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

Influential Indie Rock band Sebadoh began in 1986 as an outlet for Dinosaur Jr. bassist Lou Barlow, who showed a keen lo-fi, experimental sensibility early on but also proved himself to be a compelling songwriter. 

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<![CDATA[Onstage: <i>Cirque Mechanics</i> - ]]>

The Cincinnati Pops presents Cirque Mechanics, an innovative show featuring aerialists, trapeze artists and contortionists performing alongside orchestral favorites from composers like Tchaikovsky, Strauss, Copland, Ravel and more. 

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<![CDATA[Art: Roe Ethridge Lecture - ]]>

FotoFocus brings Postmodern photographer Roe Ethridge to the Cincinnati Art Museum for a visiting artist series lecture. 

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<![CDATA[Onstage: <i>Detroit '67</i> - ]]>

Detroit ’67, making its regional premiere at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati this month, is not something to smile about — but it might be possible to feel good about the “trying’.” 

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<![CDATA[Onstage: <i>The Marvelous Wonderettes</i> - ]]>

When I attended the Covedale Center’s production of The Marvelous Wonderettes at a Sunday matinee, there were no young people in attendance. The show’s nostalgic score — girl-themed Pop tunes from the late 1950s and early ’60s (pre-Beatles) — has a nostalgic draw for people who grew up with them. 

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<![CDATA[Onstage: <i>Peter and the Starcatcher</i> - ]]>

Black Stache, the comical pirate who evolves into Captain Hook in Peter and the Starcatcher — currently onstage at the Playhouse — is full of bluster and malapropisms. 

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<![CDATA[Art: <i>Artists and Authors Unite</i> - ]]>

Sunday is the last day to see the Artists and Authors Unite exhibit in the Cincinnati Room of downtown’s Main Library. 

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<![CDATA[Literary: Chris Grabenstein - ]]>

The prolific Grabenstein, who has crafted more than two dozen books since 2005, reads from and discusses The Island of Dr. Libris at Joseph-Beth. 

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<![CDATA[Event: 29th Annual Oyster Festival - ]]>

Washington Platform’s annual Oyster Festival returns with more than 40 items and oyster combinations, including fried oyster tacos, smoked oyster salad and oyster-stuffed jalapenos prepared by award-winning chef and owner Jon Diebold. 

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<![CDATA[Event: Over the Moon Vintage Market - ]]>

Rustic vases, crocheted tops, paint-chipped mirror frames and more will flood the Over the Moon Vintage Market this weekend. 

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<![CDATA[Art: POP-UP CINCY Concept Camp - ]]>

POP-UP CINCY, a monthly pop-up organization founded by local artist and designer Catherine Richards, invites creative thinkers and makers to participate in the second Concept Camp at an unused storefront in Corryville.

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<![CDATA[Class: How to Build a Rain Barrel - ]]>

The Civic Garden Center hosts a DIY class on how to build and use your own rain barrel to collect free rain water to use for the garden. 

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<![CDATA[Event: Easter Bunny Express - ]]>

All aboard for family adventure on the Easter Bunny Express.  

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<![CDATA[Event: The Cincinnati Gorilla Run - ]]>

This Sunday don’t be surprised to find downtown resembling a scene from Planet of the Apes. Hundreds of runners dressed as our endangered primate relatives will be participating in the Cincinnati Gorilla Run 5K presented by The Gorilla Glue Company.

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<![CDATA[Event: Best of Cincinnati Party - ]]>

Join CityBeat in a fabulous celebration of everything that makes the Tristate awesome at the Best of Cincinnati Party, featuring a rich combination of delicious food and drink from more than 40 local vendors, including Django Western Taco, Mynt, 1215 Wine Bar & Coffee Lab, Nada and Coffee Emporium. 

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<![CDATA[Music: Goodbye June with Mamadrones - ]]> There’s a distinctively rootsy Americana vibe that snakes its way through the Hard Rock volume of Goodbye June, like a lazy southern river. ]]> <![CDATA[Music: Drive-By Truckers with Eric Church - ]]>

Drive-By Truckers’ 10th studio album, 2014’s English Oceans, finds the prolific Georgia-bred Roots rockers rolling down the same dusty highway that has made them one of the singular acts of the last 15 years — twang-infested, Skynyrd-esque guitars, modest yet affecting vocals and lyrics that illuminate the lives of everyday Southerners.

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