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Smitherman and Finney in Bed

Not that there's anything wrong with that...

1 Comment · Wednesday, March 25, 2009
In a move that’s raised eyebrows across the political spectrum, the president of the NAACP’s Cincinnati chapter has given a board appointment to an arch-conservative legal activist who has a history of working on anti-gay rights causes.  

The Seventh Time Around

Jeffrey Cortland Jones and Paige Williams team up again

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 18, 2009
There are few exhibition spaces in Cincinnati as dependable and consistent in quality as Aisle Gallery. Its current exhibition, Almost Certain, features two series of abstract paintings by Jeffrey Cortland Jones and Paige Williams. Remarkably, this is the seventh time these two painters have shown together.   

Sole Survivors

Eight visions with a local connection merge on stage

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Small Streams-2, the newest offering from Cincinnati Choreographers’ Collective this weekend at Contemporary Dance Theater’s College Hill Dance Hall, features the diverse work of eight highly regarded choreographers in two full-length evening performances.  

As Eric Lee Departs, Taft Museum of Art Has a Hit

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 11, 2009
As Eric M. Lee, whose last day as director of Taft Museum of Art is Friday, prepares to lead the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Tex., he leaves behind a smash-hit show: Fashion in Film: Period Costumes for the Screen. “We are trying to reach out to a broader audience with this show and it’s succeeding,” he says. “Our attendance is phenomenal.  

No Kidding

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 18, 2009
The topic of children's theater might conjure images of cardboard scenery and childish actors. That's definitely not what you'll find at The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati, which this weekend debuts 'High School Musical 2' at the Taft Theatre.  

The Slaves Next Door

Affluent suburbs are no refuge from human trafficking

6 Comments · Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Five FBI investigations into human trafficking are underway in Greater Cincinnati alone. Despite that, the Ohio Legislature is getting pressure from lawyers not to pass a law that would define modern-day slavery and make it a crime in Ohio.  

The Real Deal

Robin Guarino brings vast experience to her new job at CCM

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Collaboration is a very active verb in Robin Guarino’s vocabulary.The new J. Ralph Corbett distinguished chair in opera at UC’s College-Conservatory of Music is widely acclaimed for her work with stage designers, choreographers and performers and recognized as an innovative educator training students in the arduous pursuit of a professional opera career.   

The Blue Shivers (Profile)

Blues five-piece crack the cold, turn up the heat

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 23, 2008
I may be talking with The Blue Shivers, but this evening the Sitwell’s Coffeehouse room temperature = a sauna. “How much clothes can we take off before we get arrested?” drummer Dave Palermo asks. His wild hair shifts when he laughs. Like a fiery Muppet.   

East Meets West Coast

East Meets West Coast Los Angeles-based author Lisa See uses her past to uncover hidden history

1 Comment · Tuesday, September 23, 2008
the Year, the Chinese American History Makers award, but the one that meant the most to me, that told me I had really been accepted, was I got to be a judge for the Miss Chinatown pageant.” In college she was a Modern Greek Studies major, which she says taught her the “pleasures and surprises” of research.   

Home Dreams, Finance Nightmares

Despite the financial crisis, local programs continue to help first-time home buyers

1 Comment · Wednesday, October 29, 2008
The American dream of home ownership has become a nightmare for many local residents due to rising interest rates, record foreclosures and intense scrutiny by lenders regarding loan qualification.  

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