CityBeat - CityBeat Recommends http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-186-1-citybeat_recommends.html <![CDATA[Music: Listen to This! at the Main Library - ]]>

David Little, a longtime progressive political activist and public policy communications consultant, will play records and talk about “Political & Protest Music Part 1: The Post-World War II Awakening 1946-1962" at Wednesday's Listen to This! session at downtown's Main Library. 

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

It’s the second weekend for Cincinnati Young People’s Theatre’s all-student production of Footloose, the hit 1998 musical (based on a hit 1984 film that starred Kevin Bacon).

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<![CDATA[Art: Visionaries + Voices Open Studio - ]]>

Although exhibition opening receptions can be a great opportunity to meet with artists in a more formal gallery setting, if one wants to truly get into the mind of the artist, nothing compares to the chance to visit a working studio.

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<![CDATA[Event: Progressive Pre-Prohibition Dinner - ]]>

Four historic Cincinnati eateries that were in operation before Prohibition — Arnold’s Bar & Grill, Campanello’s, Scotti’s and The Washington Platform — have teamed up to host a progressive downtown dinner.

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<![CDATA[Comedy: Tony Rock - ]]>

Tony Rock is best-known as the host of the newly revamped talent show, Apollo Live, as well as one of the stars of the sitcom All of Us.

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<![CDATA[Event: Holy Cross-Immaculata Festival - ]]>

Holy Cross-Immaculata Parish continues its 40-year festival with live music and fun for everyone.

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

Last year’s smash-hit Lumenocity returns bigger and better this year with brighter lights, more performances and the Lumenocity Village for a full festival experience.

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<![CDATA[Event: Wild for Pets Festival - ]]>

Jungle Jim’s hosts its inaugural Wild for Pets festival, welcome to cats, dogs and birds alike — and their owners, of course. 

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<![CDATA[Music: Hi-Tek and Friends - ]]>

Cincinnati Hip Hop icon Hi-Tek’s legend began when he established his singular production sound with Cincy’s own Mood, as well as his early work with Mos Def and Talib Kweli.

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<![CDATA[Literary: Jessica Null Vealitzek - ]]>

Jessica Null Vealitzek's first novel, The Rooms Are Filled, centers on a pair of people searching for their place in the world.

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<![CDATA[Event: Greater Cincinnati Radio Control Club Flying Circus - ]]>

The 54th annual Greater Cincinnati Radio Control Club Flying Circus lands in Butler County for a two-day event.

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<![CDATA[Event: Sam Adams Brew & View - ]]>

Sam Adams’ traveling summer party is making a Cincinnati stop in Eden Park.

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<![CDATA[Event: Ohio Valley Greenmarket - ]]>

Green-minded vendors and sustainability experts coalesce to sell their products and share their knowledge during Gorman Heritage Farm’s third annual Ohio Valley Greenmarket.  

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<![CDATA[Onstage: A Mid(week) Summer Night's Dream - ]]>

This week you can have your love of Shakespeare at a reasonable price: free.  

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<![CDATA[Event: Cincinnati Design Week - ]]>

Catch the last few days of the third annual Cincinnati Design week, which pulls together the city’s design resources and talent for workshops, panel discussions and, most importantly, parties.

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<![CDATA[Event: Butler County Fair - ]]>

There is a reason this fair is Butler County’s biggest festival of the year.

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<![CDATA[Onstage: <i>Madame Butterfly</i> - ]]>

A lot of confirmed opera haters give it up for Madame Butterfly. A novel and a play of the same name were huge hits in the early 1900s but Puccini’s intense, lush score outdistanced them all.

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<![CDATA[Comedy: Theo Von - ]]>

Despite a detour into the world of reality TV, Theo Von always wanted to be a stand-up comedian.

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<![CDATA[Onstage: <i>The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)</i> - ]]>

In its 20th season, the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company completed “the canon,” the rare theatrical feat of performing every one of the Bard’s 38 works. To kick off its 21st season, the “classic” theater company does it again — in one evening!

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<![CDATA[Music: Macy's Music Festival - ]]>

After the relatively new Alternative music-focused Bunbury and last week’s brand new Country-centric Buckle Up, this weekend welcomes back one of Cincinnati’s classic fests — the two-day R&B/Soul music-celebrating Macy’s Music Festival.

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