CityBeat - CityBeat Recommends http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-186-1-citybeat_recommends.html <![CDATA[Attractions: <i>Unlocking the Gates of Auschwitz 70 Years Later</i> - ]]>

The Freedom Center’s current Unlocking the Gates of Auschwitz 70 Years Later exhibit weaves together rare artifacts, photographs and the personal stories of Holocaust survivors Werner Coppel and Bella Ouziel to explore their journey and how life and the power of the human spirit continued in the face of the horrors of Auschwitz. 

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<![CDATA[Onstage: Acting Irish International Theatre Festival - ]]>

Irish theater is top of mind locally, what with the warm-hearted Outside Mullingar continuing at Ensemble Theatre and this week an international festival of Irish acting.

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<![CDATA[Music: Jeff Daniels and The Ben Daniels Band - ]]>

Although he has been performing music publicly and on a regular basis since 2000, most fans of film/TV/theater actor Jeff Daniels are probably not aware of his hobby-turned-side-career. 

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<![CDATA[Event: Memorial Day Weekend at Spring Grove - ]]>

Between kicking off Memorial Day weekend with the Ohio Military band performing in the Rose Garden Gazebo, a veterans tribute and a historical Patriots and Pioneers walking tour of the cemetery, Spring Grove has the entire weekend jam-packed with activities.

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<![CDATA[Comedy: Ian Bagg - ]]>

Ian Bagg had dreams of playing pro hockey, but switched to comedy because he grew tired of getting knocked around the ice by players he describes as decidedly more talented than him. 

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<![CDATA[Event: #PintsforPaint - ]]>

Thursday is your last chance to see Memorial Hall before its doors close for upcoming renovations, and it’s kicking off its face-lift with a celebration.

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<![CDATA[Onstage: The May Festival - ]]>

The May Festival, one of the oldest and most prestigious choral festivals in the Western Hemisphere, kicks off its 2015 showcase at Music Hall.

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<![CDATA[Event: Movies in the Vineyard - ]]>

You can pop corks or corn at Vinoklet Winery’s vineyard, which is hosting three outdoor movie nights this summer.

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<![CDATA[Event: Taste of Cincinnati - ]]>

From Saturday to Monday, your favorite Cincy foodstuffs will be in one location at the Taste of Cincinnati, the nation’s longest running culinary arts fest in the heart of downtown. 

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<![CDATA[Art: Art Space Is Your Space - ]]>

Wave Pool gallery’s first artist in residence, Georgia-based artist and filmmaker Erin Colleen Johnson, organized several events Saturday that seek to investigate the intersection of race, class, migration, agriculture and environmental justice, all through the lens of soil.

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<![CDATA[Film: <i>The Cincinnati Boxing Story</i> - ]]>

The world premiere of The Cincinnati Boxing Story screens at Taft Information Technology High School on Ezzard Charles Drive in the West End on Saturday. 

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<![CDATA[Music: New Kids on the Block - ]]>

New Kids on the Block is coming to U.S. Bank Arena as part of the band’s current “The Main Event” tour.

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<![CDATA[Music: Xavier Rudd & The United Nations - ]]> Xavier Rudd's career didn't require a creative shakeup.  

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<![CDATA[Onstage: <i>Circle Mirror Transformation</i> - ]]>

Annie Baker’s Circle Mirror Transformation is a deceptively simple play — on the surface, it’s a comedy about five people enrolled in a community center class about learning how to act.

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<![CDATA[Music: The Infamous Stringdusters - ]]>

The Infamous Stringdusters are one of the more high-powered acts that exist on the fringes of Bluegrass music. 

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<![CDATA[Music: Steve Katz - ]]>

According to Publishers Weekly, Steve Katz’s new memoir Blood, Sweat, and My Rock ’n’ Roll Years: Is Steve Katz a Rock Star? 

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<![CDATA[Music: The Charles Walker Band - ]]>

Identifying Charles Walker’s influences doesn’t require prolonged exposure or intense examination. 

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<![CDATA[Music: Mandolin Orange - ]]>

If Robert Earl Keen and Kathleen Edwards formed a Bluegrass/Americana duo and managed to retain their individual identities while combining their collective talents into a distinct third direction, they would sound a lot like Mandolin Orange.

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<![CDATA[Onstage: Cincy Fringe Festival - ]]>

A total of 40 shows (selected by 24 jurors) will be presented during the 12 days of the 2015 Fringe, split almost exactly between shows generated by local creators and productions from elsewhere in the U.S., plus four international acts.

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<![CDATA[Art: <i>Secrets of the Deep</i> at Malton Gallery - ]]>

You’re a sneaky one, Dr. Seuss. With entertaining drawings, simple words and rhythmic rhymes, you taught us how to read. 


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