CityBeat - CityBeat Recommends http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-186-1-citybeat_recommends.html <![CDATA[Halloween: Halloween Haunt at Kings Island - ]]>

Once the sun starts to drop, Kings Island becomes dangerously full of nefarious clowns, bloodied doctors and howling werewolves.

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<![CDATA[Halloween: Queen City is Haunted Tour - ]]>

Just Google “Cincinnati haunted” and you will find stories of horrifying deaths and murders, tales of treason and torture that seem to be the cause of paranormal activity that still surrounds the city today.

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<![CDATA[Event: Kinman Farms Fall Festival - ]]>

Be it corn mazes, hayrides, bonfires, face painting or cornhole, Kinman Farms Fall Festival has an abundance of all your autumnal favorites. 

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<![CDATA[Event: Newport Oktoberfest - ]]>

This weekend, Wiedemann’s Newport Oktoberfest celebrates the area’s rich German heritage with a Munich-style festival featuring continuous live German entertainment and authentic German food and beverage.

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<![CDATA[Event: Great Outdoor Weekend - ]]>

If you need a vacation but can’t go anywhere, relax at the 11th Great Outdoor Weekend. 

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<![CDATA[Event: Cincinnati Street Food Festival - ]]>

Where will you find 15 local food trucks, craft beer, live music, art and children’s activities all in one event? At the third annual Cincinnati Street Food Festival in Walnut Hills.

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<![CDATA[Music: Daniel Bennett - ]]>

Daniel Bennett is a modernist New York Jazz musician who plays alto saxophone and flute. 

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<![CDATA[Event: Fire Up the Night - ]]>

Coney Island sends summer off with a bang with their international fireworks competition Saturday. 

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<![CDATA[Event: Art Off Pike - ]]>

Celebrate art and performance at the 10th annual Art Off Pike creative street festival.

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

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 Jazz Age novel, The Great Gatsby, is generally considered a great American novel.

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<![CDATA[Music: Matisyahu - ]]> When you come on the scene as a young man who performs Dancehall Reggae mixed with Rap and other genres, and do it as a bearded, Orthodox Hasidic Jew who touts his spirituality in his grooves, you will be noticed by believers and non-believers alike. 

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<![CDATA[Music: The Quebe Sisters - ]]> The Quebe Sisters are singing sweetness personified.

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<![CDATA[Music: The Wood Brothers - ]]> Apparently, Chris Wood wasn’t content to routinely drop jaws and confound skeptics with his insurmountable Jazz bass skills, as evidenced by his stellar track record with Medeski, Martin & Wood. 

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<![CDATA[Music: CHVRCHES - ]]> Chvrches has quickly risen to become the most prominent Scottish Indie Pop import.

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<![CDATA[Music: Brett Dennen - ]]> Brett Dennen’s latest album, Smoke and Mirrors, spotlights two distinct sides to Dennen’s music. 

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<![CDATA[Music: MidPoint Music Festival - ]]> This week marks the return of the MidPoint Music Festival to the clubs and venues of downtown and Over-the-Rhine.]]> <![CDATA[Onstage: <i>Dirty Dancing</i> - ]]>

The coming-of-age drama about 17-year-old “Baby” Houseman and Johnny, a dance instructor, at a vacation resort in the Catskill Mountains was an immense movie hit in 1987.

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<![CDATA[Music: Jesse Thomas - ]]>

Raised in Covington, Ky., singer/songwriter Jesse Thomas cut her teeth in the Greater Cincinnati music scene before relocating to Los Angeles to pursue her music career full time a few years ago. So far, so good. 

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<![CDATA[Comedy: Dan Davidson - ]]>

“I’ve made people laugh, now I want to make them cry,” says comedian Dan Davidson, as he drives from his home in Denver to New Mexico. “I’m trying to break into this New Mexico market for acting."

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<![CDATA[Art: <i>Hipstamatic Ohio</i> at photosmith - ]]>

With the rise of digital photography, photographers searched for ways in which to digitally capture imagery that retained the look and feel of retro photography.

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