Contemporary Arts Center http://wvxu.org en "Buildering: Misbehaving the City" exhibit now at the CAC http://wvxu.org/post/buildering-misbehaving-city-exhibit-now-cac <p>The current exhibition at the <a href="http://contemporaryartscenter.org/"><strong>Contemporary Arts Center</strong></a> is called <a href="http://contemporaryartscenter.org/exhibitions/2014/02/buildering"><strong>Buildering: Misbehaving the City</strong></a>, and as Curator <strong>Steven Matijcio</strong> tells Jane Durrell, this multi-artist collection spotlights the unsanctioned use of architecture – fusing the words “building” and “bouldering” into a rapidly growing movement that reformulates how we live our cities.</p><p> Fri, 09 May 2014 05:00:30 +0000 Jane Durrell 26376 at http://wvxu.org "Buildering: Misbehaving the City" exhibit now at the CAC If It's Your First Time at Lunch Beat, You Have To Dance http://wvxu.org/post/if-its-your-first-time-lunch-beat-you-have-dance <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The idea behind </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/LunchBeatCincinnati" target="_blank">Lunch Beat</a>&nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">is simple – ditch your desk for an hour-long party in the middle of the work day. If you dance, you get a free lunch.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Lunch Beat</strong> was first brought to Cincinnati by </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.starfirecouncil.org/" target="_blank">Starfire</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong><a href="http://www.starfirecouncil.org/" target="_blank"> Council</a></strong> last Spring. These semi-impromptu pop-up lunch events are designed to bring people together, highlight the fun and creative energy in the city of Cincinnati and most of all - to get people of all kinds to DANCE!</span></p><p> Fri, 02 May 2014 19:21:20 +0000 Jim Nolan 26151 at http://wvxu.org If It's Your First Time at Lunch Beat, You Have To Dance Corporeal Texture: New ways to 'Get Art' http://wvxu.org/post/corporeal-texture-new-ways-get-art <p>Many people walk into a contemporary art gallery or museum believing that they are not smart enough to 'get it.' While many contemporary artists do utilize complex theories about art, there are other ways to understand art than theories.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong><a href="http://ucdaapconference2014.blogspot.com/" target="_blank">The Corporeal Texture Conference</a></strong> is a graduate student-led conference that will take place on March 1st at the University of Cincinnati. &nbsp;The conference focuses on <strong>how viewers interact with a work of art</strong> on a sensory or bodily level. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The speakers at this conference will discuss the various ways textures and surfaces play in how we view or experience art.</span></p><p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Jim Nolan 21946 at http://wvxu.org Corporeal Texture: New ways to 'Get Art' Davy Rothbart's new documentary, "Medora," has showing in Cincinnati http://wvxu.org/post/davy-rothbarts-new-documentary-medora-has-showing-cincinnati <p>Our film critic, Larry Thomas, interviews documentarian <strong>Davy Rothbart</strong> about <a href="http://medorafilm.com/home.html"><strong>Medora</strong></a>, his newest film about this small-town Indiana’s basketball team and how it mirrors the struggle of the town itself. <strong>Medora</strong> will be screened at the <a href="https://contemporaryartscenter.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&amp;id=455"><strong>Contemporary Arts Center</strong></a> on Monday, December 9.</p><p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 05:00:00 +0000 Larry Thomas 20305 at http://wvxu.org Davy Rothbart's new documentary, "Medora," has showing in Cincinnati Street Artist JR at Contemporary Arts Center http://wvxu.org/post/street-artist-jr-contemporary-arts-center <p></p><p> Sun, 15 Sep 2013 10:30:10 +0000 Mark Perzel 17322 at http://wvxu.org Street Artist JR at Contemporary Arts Center