It’s been an eventful and tumultuous
eight years since Nikki Kvarnes, Jessi Wariner and Kelley Anderson met
at the Southern Girls Rock & Roll Camp in Tennessee and channeled
their mutual love of American music, both traditional and
unconventional, into the acclaimed Garageabilly twangfest of Those
I’ve always been able to find art in Cincinnati. From seeing the paintings created by an art class at SCPA, where I’m currently a senior, to being inspired by exhibits at the Cincinnati Art Museum or the Contemporary Arts Center, it’s been fairly easy to nourish my passion for art in my hometown.
As summer draws to a close and families with schoolage children begin preparing for the coming semester, the leaders of Project REACH are gearing up for their second year of work. The program, which provided intensive college-prep guidance in five Cincinnati Public Schools high schools last year, hopes to expand to two more schools for the 2009-10 year.