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

It’s a road tour quite unlike any other. Comedian Ron Babcock is bringing his "Benz it Like Babcock Tour" to Mayday in Northside as part of their Bombs Away! Comedy Night.

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<![CDATA[Comedy: Greg Warren - ]]>

For years, Greg Warren has populated his stand-up set with various characters drawn from his St. Louis upbringing. But these days, Warren is making the act more about himself and merely peppering the routine with silly voices.


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<![CDATA[Onstage: Cirque du Soleil Varekai - ]]>

In this touring show, a solitary young man falls from the sky — perhaps it’s Icarus who flew too close to the sun? — into a magical forest populated by fantastic creatures. 

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<![CDATA[Music: Bosom Ball for Breast Cancer - ]]>

For the past several years, longtime local Pop radio station Q102 has been bringing in hitmakers to perform at its Bosom Ball concert, raising money for various breast cancer research and awareness organizations. 

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<![CDATA[Onstage: NANOWorks <i>Day of the Dead</i> - ]]>

North American New Opera Workshop (NANOWorks) continues to challenge traditional ideas of opera as it kicks off its new season with the first two parts of Daniel Felsenfeld’s triptych, She, After

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<![CDATA[Comedy: Graham Elwood - ]]>

Graham Elwood is in that group of comedians that is also widely known for being at the forefront of podcasting.

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

Alfred Hitchcock scared the bejesus out of folks with his 1963 movie about killer birds. The original story by Daphne du Maurier was more recently adapted by Irish playwright Conor McPherson.

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<![CDATA[Event: Cincinnati Art & Antiques Festival - ]]>

This weekend’s Cincinnati Art & Antiques Festival at Music Hall features more than 35 antique and art dealers from all over the U.S., raffles and guest lectures.

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

Even after they leave their artwork all over our floors and windows with their muddy paws and smudgy nose prints, we still want to do anything for our pets, but not everyone can afford regular veterinary care.

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<![CDATA[Art:<i>Faces and Places</i> at Funke Fired Arts - ]]>

Few artistic mediums reveal the trace of the hand of the artist more than ceramics. 

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<![CDATA[Halloween: <i>Evil Dead the Musical</i> - ]]>

Fort Thomas’ Village Players bring Sam Raimi’s low-budget cult horror film Evil Dead to the stage in this musical adaptation — sans Bruce Campbell.

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<![CDATA[Event: Northern Kentucky Wine Festival - ]]>

The ninth annual Northern Kentucky Wine Festival features wines from more than 10 wineries throughout the Bluegrass State, plus local food, artisans and live entertainment.

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<![CDATA[Event: Newport Harvest Fest - ]]> Hosted by the Historic Newport Downtown Business District, Harvest Fest showcases local artists, restaurants, entertainment, shopping venues and classic cars.  

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<![CDATA[Event: Cincinnati Chocolate Festival - ]]>

Delectable chocolate treats of all makes and molds will fill the fifth annual Cincinnati Chocolate Festival. 

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<![CDATA[Event: Out of the Darkness Suicide Awareness Walk - ]]>

Join the Cincinnati community in the 11th annual Out of the Darkness walk to support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. 

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<![CDATA[Lit: Books by the Banks - ]]> Books by the Banks once again takes over the Duke Energy Convention Center for a day of readings, author panels and other literary-based fun. ]]> <![CDATA[Event: FotoFocus Biennial - ]]>

Just by adding the word “Biennial” to its official name for 2014, FotoFocus — which occurs this month in some 50 venues throughout Greater Cincinnati — is aiming to raise its importance and artistic significance.

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<![CDATA[Event: CityBeat's Iron Fork - ]]>

CityBeat hosts it's first Iron Fork event — like Iron Chef, but with Cincinnati chefs and we used the word "fork" instead. 


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<![CDATA[Music: <i>Debussy + Dvorák</i> - ]]>

In 1994, Kazem Abdullah played clarinet in the Cincinnati Youth Symphony. Twenty years later, the CCM graduate and current music director for the city of Aachen, Germany, returns to Cincinnati for his Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra debut — as a conductor. 

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<![CDATA[Comedy: Sean Donnelly - ]]>

Sean Donnelly’s first comedy audience was his family. “At the dinner table, I’d kill,” he says. 

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