CityBeat - CityBeat Recommends http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-186-1-citybeat_recommends.html <![CDATA[Music: Will Hoge - ]]> Will Hoge is one of those talented singer/songwriters who should be bigger than he is in the music world.]]> <![CDATA[Music: Yoni & Geti - ]]> While Yoni Wolf of Why? and Serengeti toured together, the pair envisioned a detailed and thematic story, a tale of fated and doomed love between Garage Rock aspirant Davy and his long-suffering wife Maddy.]]> <![CDATA[Music: The Cave Singers - ]]> Seattle’s The Cave Singers released four atmospheric Folk Rock gems for a pair of our finest indie labels before deciding to self-release its latest, Banshee, in February.]]> <![CDATA[Music: Blank Range - ]]> Sounding like a soulful Midwest Psych Folk mash-up of Blitzen Trapper and Pavement if they’d all been steered by a love of Dylan and The Band’s Basement Tapes, Nashville, Tenn. quintet Blank Range brings a lo-fi, high-energy, gritty garage approach to their rootsy Indie Rock.]]> <![CDATA[Onstage: <i>Antony & Cleopatra</i> - ]]> When Mark Antony addressed his “friends, Romans and countrymen,” he was on top of the world. Fast forward several years and things weren’t going so well.]]> <![CDATA[Comedy: Michael Malone - ]]> “The last album dealt with life, death, love and sex, and those things still apply,” says comedian Michael Malone, who is currently working on a new hour of material.]]> <![CDATA[Lit: Nathaniel R. Jones - ]]> Published in time for his 90th birthday, Judge Nathaniel R. Jones’ new biography, Answering the Call: An Autobiography of the Modern Struggle to End Racial Discrimination in America, shares the life of a man who has spent his career trying to make the world a better and more just place.]]> <![CDATA[Event: Spring Grove Memorial Day Activities - ]]> Commemorate Memorial Day all weekend long at Spring Grove Cemetery, where mini American flags will wave beside the graves of Civil War soldiers.]]> <![CDATA[Event: Furry Friends Festival - ]]> The Furry Friends Festival is a dog-gone good time for pups and their people at Washington Park. ]]> <![CDATA[Event: Park + Vine's Ninth Anniversary Party - ]]> Everyone’s favorite green general store Park + Vine celebrates nine years in business on Final Friday with a family-friendly party.]]> <![CDATA[Event: Taste of Cincinnati - ]]> The nation’s longest-running culinary arts festival returns to the streets of downtown, featuring booths from more than 50 restaurants, six stages of live music and an estimated 500,000 attendees. ]]> <![CDATA[Event: Cocktails & Comedy Festival - ]]> Share some laughs and some drinks at Jungle Jim’s inaugural Cocktails & Comedy Festival. ]]> <![CDATA[Event: O.F.F. Market - ]]> It can be difficult for local artisans, peddlers and food vendors to get their products into the marketplace. ]]> <![CDATA[Art: Pang Jen and Bruce Riley at Miller Gallery - ]]> Known for his soft, bright oil paintings which have the look of pastels, Chinese-born American immigrant and artist Pang Jen’s romantic compositions will be on view at Miller Gallery in Hyde Park beginning Wednesday.]]> <![CDATA[Music: <i>Purple Reigns: A Celebration of the Music of Prince</i> - ]]> This weekend, a local tribute featuring a diverse array of artists will honor Prince’s huge contribution to the music world.]]> <![CDATA[Sports: FC Cincinnati - ]]> After a handful of packed games, it appears that Cincinnati is ready to bleed orange and blue for our hometown futbol team, FC Cincinnati. ]]> <![CDATA[Music: Sugar Candy Mountain - ]]> California’s Sugar Candy Mountain is one of the new breed of Pysch Rock's top artists to keep an eye on if you’re a fan of modern Psych Pop and Rock. ]]> <![CDATA[Music: Lukas Nelson & The Promise of the Real - ]]> It is always interesting to see what the spawn of legendary musicians will come up with when moving into the family business. ]]> <![CDATA[Music: Ruby the Hatchet - ]]> The band coalesced five years ago after a succession of basement jams in their home state of New Jersey, followed quickly by their relocation to Philadelphia. ]]> <![CDATA[Music: Dom Flemons - ]]> Dom Flemons feeds off of many different styles of Roots music and digs deep into the Great American Songbook, but he often explores the more ethnic and obscure sides of the traditions. ]]>