Local Exposure

Local Exposure (LX) is WVXU’s on-location Arts, Events and Culture program that seeks out the known and not-so-well known niches that make Greater Cincinnati such a unique place to visit, live and shop.

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The Local Exposure podcast is available on Stitcher.
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Morrow, OH
12:15 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Learning to Fly: Camp Kern Ozone Zipline Adventures

Chelsea is happy to be back on solid ground

365 days a year, weather permitting, Camp Kern's Ozone Zipline Adventure gives anyone with a sense of adventure a chance to soar among the treetops and across the Little Miami River.

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Mad Anthony
3:42 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Local band in auto accident: community goes into action

Mad Anthony
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The three members of the band Mad Anthony were injured in a June 29th car accident while on tour outside Louisville en route to Evansville, IN.  

The musicians, Marc, Ringo and Adam have all returned home to Cincinnati to recover.  Several tour dates have been canceled "with more TBA" according to the band's Facebook page.

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Downtown
3:40 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

ChoreMonster: Making Kids' Chores Fun

Chris Bergman, founder of ChoreMonster

As a parent, I know that there are few tasks more frustrating than getting your kids to do their chores. However, with the development of this new app, mundane activities such as washing the dishes, taking out the trash or walking the dog can now become more like games.

ChoreMonster, is an online system that allows kids to acquire ‘points’ every time they do a task.  Those points can then be redeemed for various goodies.  It is a basic and simple reward system that just plain seems to work.

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Florence, KY
11:09 am
Wed June 26, 2013

Review: Miyoshi Japanese Restaurant Brings Authentic Japanese Cuisine to Kentucky

The 'Rainbow Roll' provides the diner with an excellent combination of flavor, texture and color
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First and foremost, I would like to state for the record that I am NOT a restaurant critic.  I lack the training and sensibilities to do justice to that role.

Secondly, I am not what you would call a ‘foodie.’  I can’t tell you what region a balsamic vinegar came from or whether my asparagus is organic or not.

I simply enjoy and appreciate really good food of most any kind and, to be completely honest, I realized that I have been a bit lax in the “Food” portion of the “Food, Family & Culture” focus for Local Exposure.

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Arts and Events
2:53 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Quench Your Thirst for Art at Venue 222

Debbie Dent, owner and Chef de cuisine at Venue 222

The Art Circle at the Essex Studios' current exhibit, entitled “Quench Your Thirst for Art,” is on display inside Venue 222, a downtown meeting space for corporate and social events located on 14th Street.

I was fortunate to get some insight into both the artwork and the facility itself from Debbie Dent, owner of Venue 222, and Connie Springer from the Art Circle.

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