at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the 1980s laid the foundation for an
impressive theatrical career, directing plays and casting movies. In 1995, Ensemble Theatre turned to her at a dark moment when it seemed to be on the brink of closing.
Let’s talk about sex, baby. Patty Brisben, Pure
Romance founder and chairwoman, created her company more than two
decades ago with the goal of empowering women to discuss, explore and
learn more about topics of sexuality.
OutReels program director Wolff, Beatty aims to create a festival
dedicated to supporting the creative and critical discussion of LGBTQ
issues via film, which, as the most democratic art form, simultaneously
reaches and engages the mainstream as well.
This Valentine’s Day we’re not going to try to
define love. But CityBeat’s 2013 Love
List will introduce you, in a strictly platonic way, to nine “hot”
locals in various service, creative and philanthropic industries who
have turned their passions into successful careers.
Chris Sutton, owner and creative director
of Noble Denim, didn’t go to school for fashion or business. In fact,
he studied theology. But he always liked clothes and always liked
working with his hands.