U.S.
4:24 am
Fri September 14, 2012

California Online Sales Tax Faces Enforcement Hurdle

An Amazon worker sorts packages at a fulfillment center in Goodyear, Ariz.
Ross D. Franklin AP

Originally published on Fri September 14, 2012 11:43 am

It's not hard to find online shoppers these days. Take the hipster cafe in San Francisco's Mission District where Shirin Oskooi opens her laptop and ticks off her latest Amazon purchases.

Next to her is Craig Sumner. He opens an Amazon invoice to see how much sales tax he was charged on his latest pair of Levis: none.

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Poem
1:32 am
Fri September 14, 2012

Poet Gerry Grubbs

"Palaces of the Night" by Gerry Grubbs

A poetry reading by Gerry Grubbs.

Coming to the Thompson House
1:32 am
Fri September 14, 2012

Jazz Guitarist Bobby Broom

"Bobby Broom Plays for Monk" CD

Acclaimed jazz performer Bobby Broom and his trio will be in town performing at the Thompson House on September 21, and he speaks by phone with Frank Johnson to discuss his music and his recent CD Bobby Broom Plays for Monk.

Music Therapy
1:32 am
Fri September 14, 2012

Melodic Connections

Melodic Connections provides music therapy for people with disabilities.

Robin Carey-Allgeyer learns more about Melodic Connections, a non-profit music therapy organization, and the upcoming Fall Fundraiser Bash, from Executive Director Betsy Zenk Nuseibah.

Edward Casagrande & Malton Gallery
1:32 am
Fri September 14, 2012

Local Artist Featured in ArtPrize 2012

A portion of the "Bridging Humanity" installation

Sylvia Rombus from the Malton Gallery and artist Edward Cassagrande are taking their recent Bridging Humanity exhibition to ArtPrize 2012 in Grand Rapids, Michigan where, for the first time, one exhibit will be featured on the city’s Gillette Bridge. Jane Durrell welcomes them and learns more about this honor and this well-known citywide art event.

The Secrets of Crittenden County Series
1:32 am
Fri September 14, 2012

Author Shelley Shepard

"Found" by Shelley Shepard Gray

New York Times bestselling local author Shelley Shepard Gray visits with Barbara Gray to discuss her latest two books in the trilogy of The Secrets of Crittenden County novels: The Search and

2012 Opening Night
1:32 am
Fri September 14, 2012

CSO Welcomes Renée Fleming

Renée Fleming Makes Cincinnati Debut with CSO

This year’s Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s Opening Night on September 18 features internationally acclaimed soprano Renée Fleming making her Cincinnati debut. As part of this special evening, the Bella Notte Gala will include cocktails and dinner prior to the concert and a dessert reception afterwards.

Cincinnati Comic Expo
1:32 am
Fri September 14, 2012

Walking Dead Artist Tony Moore

Illustrator Tony Moore

Comic book artist Tony Moore, one of the originators of the Walking Dead graphic novel series, sits down with Jim Nolan to discuss his work as well as the upcoming Cincinnati Comic Expo on September 22-23.

The Big Screen
1:31 am
Fri September 14, 2012

Review: Arbitrage

Susan Sarandon and Richard Gere in "Arbitrage"

More often than not, movies these days are not created, they’re cobbled together like a casserole recipe using parts from other sources. In this instance, take Oliver Stone’s Wall Street, add an episode of Law  & Order… any episode, doesn’t matter from which of the series…drop in a pinch of Bernie Madoff, and blend in a whiff of Pretty Woman, and you have Arbitrage. This new thriller is set against the perilous world of hedge funds and high finance, and is nothing if not topical.

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To the Last Breath: A Memoir of Going to Extremes
1:31 am
Fri September 14, 2012

Author Francis Slakey

"To the Last Breath" by Francis Slakey

Physics professor Francis Slakey thought he could maintain his isolated lifestyle, even after deciding he was going to climb the highest peak on every continent and surf every ocean on Earth. He was wrong.

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