CityBeat - CityBeat Recommends http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-186-1-citybeat_recommends.html <![CDATA[Event: Balluminaria - ]]>

Eden Park’s Mirror Lake will live up to its name on Saturday, creating a spectacular reflection of almost a dozen glowing hot air balloons. 

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<![CDATA[Lit: Garth Stein - ]]>

Stein discusses his long-awaited follow-up, the recently published A Sudden Light, which centers on a boy who tries to save his parents’ marriage, uncovering a bevy of family secrets in the process, at Joseph-Beth. 

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<![CDATA[Event: Taste of Lebanon - ]]> Put off the taste of turkey for another weekend with St. Anthony of Padua’s Taste of Lebanon.

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<![CDATA[Onstage: <i>Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Story</i> - ]]>

Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Story is a show about Clooney, a Kentucky and Cincinnati singer who had a memorable career as a performer the 1940s and ’50s.   

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

One of the highlights of this past summer’s third iteration of the Bunbury Festival was the electrifying appearance of Saintseneca, a supremely talented Indie/Folk quintet from Columbus, Ohio. 

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<![CDATA[Music: Jamaican Queens - ]]>

Ryan Spencer and Adam Pressley, doing a brisk business under the Jamaican Queens banner, are the poster children for making lemonade from lemons.

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<![CDATA[Art: <i>You & Me Across the Sea</i> at Shrewdness of Apes - ]]> Hilary Nauman and Michael Boyd began their joint artistic endeavors more than four years ago, when they first started dating.

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<![CDATA[Music: Chicago Farmer - ]]>

Chi-town Folk singer/songwriter Cody Diekhoff is better known by his stage name, Chicago Farmer. 

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<![CDATA[Music: Arch Enemy - ]]>

Arch Enemy is the mad Swedish Metal concoction from ex-Carcass guitarist Michael Amott. 

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<![CDATA[Music: Hot Rize - ]]>

In the 1970s, Northeasterner Pete Wernick and West Virginia native Tim O’Brien migrated to Colorado, found each other and formed the group Hot Rize.

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<![CDATA[Music: Jody Stapleton - ]]>

The frontman/songwriter for The Stapletons, Cash Flagg and The Generals has amassed a few Cincinnati Entertainment Awards that require occasional dusting, and he may have to make a little room on the mantle for more with the release of his first ever solo album, Wolf Angel, recorded with and by some of his oldest friends.


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<![CDATA[Art: <i>Eyes on the Street</i> at the Cincinnati Art Museum - ]]>

For Eyes on the Street, Cincinnati Art Museum’s contribution to the FotoFocus Biennial, curator Brian Sholis set out to do something more than just display still photographs and short films/videos that he liked.

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<![CDATA[Onstage: <i>Great Scott</i> - ]]> His latest project, Great Scott, is being intensively workshopped as part of Opera Fusion: New Works, a collaboration between Cincinnati Opera and the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music. 

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<![CDATA[Art: Art and Privacy Lecture - ]]>

Wednesday evening there will be a discussion on “Art and Privacy” at Cincinnati Art Museum as part of programming for the Eyes on the Street photography exhibition.

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<![CDATA[Film: <i>Pulp: A Film About Life, Death and Supermarkets</i> - ]]>

Pulp's Sheffield, England reunion show is the setting for the new documentary Pulp: A Film About Life, Death and Supermarkets, which plays for one screening only. 

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<![CDATA[Comedy: Jessimae Peluso - ]]>

It wasn’t that rich comedy tradition that brought a young Jessimae Peluso to Beantown. 

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<![CDATA[Onstage: Hansel and Gretel - ]]>

This familiar fairytale has become an equally familiar opera since its premiere in 1893.

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<![CDATA[Music: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. - ]]>

Besides sporting one of the best band names in recent memory, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. also makes wildly endearing, monstrously melodic Indie/Electro Pop. 

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<![CDATA[Event: Secret ArtWorks - ]]>

After nine years, ArtWorks is bringing its popular fundraising event, Secret ArtWorks, to a close.

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<![CDATA[Onstage: <i>The Comedy of Errors</i> - ]]>

Early in his career, William Shakespeare knew how to make Elizabethan theater audiences laugh — and his humor still works. 

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