CityBeat - CityBeat Recommends http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-186-1-citybeat_recommends.html <![CDATA[Onstage: <i>Greater Tuna</i> - ]]>

If you hail from a small town, you’ll recognize the shenanigans of the oddballs who populate this tried-and-true comedy. 

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<![CDATA[Comedy: Guy Torry - ]]> Even though his older brother Joe had become a standup comic, Guy Torry had no plans to follow suit when he got out of school. 

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<![CDATA[Art: Joyce Phillips Young Gallery Talk at the Weston Art Gallery - ]]>

Painter, muralist, arts educator and advocate Joyce Phillips Young will discuss her current exhibition of intricate, colorful and abstracted figurative paintings at the Weston Art Gallery, Spirit Moves, with gallery-goers Thursday. 

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<![CDATA[Event: CCM's A Moveable Feast - ]]>

It’s time to surround yourself with talent and eat to the point of no return during the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) fundraiser “A Movable Feast.”

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<![CDATA[Event: Bootleggers & Bourbon: Dinner & Tasting - ]]> American Legacy Tours’ Bootleggers & Bourbon: Dinner & Tasting takes participants on a journey back to the bootlegging days of Newport, Ky.

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<![CDATA[Music: Deru at the Contemporary Arts Center - ]]>

The Contemporary Arts Center’s Performance series programming for 2015 gets underway when Emmy Award-winning composer/sound designer/producer Deru (Benjamin Wynn) performs the compositions from his album 1979.

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<![CDATA[Event: Women Helping Women Sunday Salon - ]]>

Sunday Salons are an opportunity to hear a variety of speakers on topics ranging from food and art to history and cinema, hosted in some of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky’s most interesting homes and locations. 

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<![CDATA[Event: Park + Vine Chili Cook-Off - ]]>

Chili is Cincinnati’s signature food, even for vegans, and Park + Vine’s annual chili cook-off has something for all chili heads. 

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<![CDATA[Event: Chef's Table: The Rookwood with Chef Jackson Rouse - ]]> Not a Brussels sprouts kinda guy? Prepare to be converted by The Rookwood chef Jackson Rouse during Monday’s Meet the Chef night at New Riff Distillery.

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<![CDATA[Onstage: Tango Buenos Aires: Song of Eva Peron - ]]>

Tango Buenos Aires, the incredible, globally recognized dance company fresh out of Argentina, brings you Song of Eva Peron.

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<![CDATA[Event: Black to the Future: Afrofuturistic Music - ]]>

This week’s “Black to the Future” event will be a discussion and exploration of Afrofuturistism in music, led by internationally renowned Cincinnati musician Napoleon Maddox and Mildred Fallen.

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<![CDATA[Film: <i>Sign Painters: The Movie</i> - ]]>

Sign Painters, directed by Faythe Levine and Sam Macon, discusses the trade of hand-painted sign making, with anecdotal accounts from artists all over the country.

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<![CDATA[Onstage: <i>Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash</i> - ]]>

In the same sense that it takes a village to raise a child, it appears that it takes a crowd to tell the story of Johnny Cash. At least that’s the case with the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s production of Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash

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<![CDATA[Onstage: <i>The Handmaid's Tale</i> - ]]>

In the near future, what’s left of the United States has become the Republic of Gilead, a nation oppressively governed by strictly religious principles.

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<![CDATA[Art: <i>Based on a True Story</i> at the CAC - ]]>

In their exhibition Based on a True Story — curated by Steven Matijcio — Duke Riley and Frohawk Two Feathers proffer their own epic narratives. 

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<![CDATA[Film: <i>National Gallery</i> - ]]>

The Frederick Wiseman documentary National Gallery (it’s been hailed wherever it’s opened), is coming to the Cincinnati Art Museum’s large auditorium for a special free screening. 

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<![CDATA[Music: Pike 27 - ]]>

With the release of Calling Out, 2015 could be Pike 27’s biggest year ever, with plans for more local dates, some limited touring and perhaps even a full-length album. 

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<![CDATA[Music: The Delta Saints - ]]>

Few band names capture a group’s essence like “Delta Saints” fits this crew. 

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<![CDATA[Music: American Originals with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra - ]]>

What could be better than a night with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra doing Stephen Foster classics? Uh, how about when they’re joined by the likes of Rosanne Cash, Cincinnati’s own Over the Rhine, Dom Flemons and Aoife O’Donovan? 

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<![CDATA[Music: Carlene Carter with 
John Mellencamp - ]]>

Carlene, a longtime acclaimed musician in her own right, is currently opening for John Mellencamp on an extensive tour, which hits Cincinnati this weekend. 

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