Woodburn Avenue and East McMillan Street
were closed to car traffic for a mile stretch as they played host to
Cincy Summer Streets last month. The next installment of the street
festival arrives in Northside on Sunday.
Kathy Wade, the founder and CEO of
Cincinnati-based arts education organization Learning Though Art, is a
well-versed, albeit quiet, conversationalist when it comes to her
brainchild, which will put up its second Crown Jewels of Jazz Festival
A yeti is rumored to be a large human-bear creature that
creeps around the bottom of mountain slopes gobbling up slow skiers. Is
it reality or a myth? No one knows, and, frankly, its authenticity is
overshadowed by its purpose to humanity. The hunt for a yeti unites us
and brings friend and foe together through a pursuit of mystery and
Matt Joy has a deep respect for the
stories that objects tell us about history and the people who owned
them. Since the days when he was a young boy growing up on a fully
functional farm in Sabina, Ohio, feeding the animals, mowing grass and
doing other tasks involved in daily operation, he’s been interested in
things that tell uniquely American stories.
A large chunk of the Internet knows Ben
Dudley as that guy who got “booped” on the forehead by a meowing cat’s
paw. His 11-second viral video featuring himself and Pouncy the
pussycat, titled “Interspecies Bonding,”
has gotten more than 1.2 million views, landing him a fat 200 euro
payday courtesy of his decision to license the video for advertisements.
Kristine Frech and Erika Fiola are looking for ideas. Good ones. And they have ice cream. Frech and Fiola created Cincy Sundaes, a
collaborative opportunity that provides a space for locals to hear or
pitch ideas that benefit the city.