Artist Harriet Kaufman
1:00 am
Fri September 5, 2014

Hands-on Sculpture exhibit now on display at the Clovernook Center's gallery

Artist Harriet Kaufman with her duct tape giraffe sculpture
Credit Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

Artist Harriet Kaufman is with our Jane Durrell to talk about the current Hands-on Sculpture art exhibit, now on display in the  Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired’ s Willoughby Art Gallery.

Westwood Town Hall
1:00 am
Fri September 5, 2014

Coming soon - the 6th Annual Westwood Art Show

The Sixth Annual Westwood Art Show - Saturday, September 13 at the Westwood Town Hall

The Sixth Annual Westwood Art Show happens on Saturday, September 13 at the Westwood Town Hall, so artist and organizer Jessica Thayer stops by to talk with Anne Arenstein about the event.

Coach John Spinney
1:00 am
Fri September 5, 2014

Women's college volleyball continues to grow at Thomas More College

Thomas More College's women's volleyball team

School is back and college sports are starting up. Lee Hay spends a few minutes with John Spinney, coach of the women’s volleyball team at Thomas More College, talking about the growth of volleyball both in college and the pros.

Maker Faire
1:00 am
Fri September 5, 2014

Cincinnati Mini-Maker Faire coming to the Cincinnati Museum Center on September 13-14

This year’s Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire is happening at the Cincinnati Museum Center on September 13 and 14. As organizer Jason Langdon tells Robyn Carey-Allgeyer, they’ve enlisted the help of the folks from the Crafty Supermarket to help with their marketplace sales area.

Politics
4:25 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

Cincinnatians to vote on charter changes in November

A Cincinnati charter amendment to remove obsolete and ambiguous language from the city's 88-year-old city charter will be on the November ballot.

Cincinnati City Council voted unanimously today for the changes recommended by a 24-member Charter Review Task Force. Council needed to act at today's meeting so the Hamilton County Board of Elections can certify it to the ballot at its meeting Monday.

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Beer mural
3:26 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

New mural celebrates Cincinnati's beer heritage

Mark Heyne WVXU News

ArtWorks and the Brewery District Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation will dedicate a mural Friday afternoon that pays homage to one of Cincinnati's oldest industries--brewing beer. 

The five-story mural, on the side of the old Crown Brewing Company building at 131 East McMicken, depicts two workers crowning a pint of beer while standing atop a beer line reminiscent of the late 1800's.  It was designed and illustrated by Keith Neltner of Neltner Small Batch.

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Music
12:56 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

The Blues: 9.6.14 show

This week's blues show begins with a song from Deanna Bogart's new Blind Pig release, just a wish away.  There are also songs by Cincinnati musicians Larry Goshorn, The Bluebirds, and Magnolia Mountain. 

And, a shout out for the St. Leon BBQ Smoke Fest & Chili Cook-Off on 9/12 & 9/13 at St. Leon Community Park in West Harrison.  Hours are 4:30-11pm Friday, 9/12 and 11 to 11 on Saturday, 9/13.

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Music
12:50 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 9.6.14

If you enjoy songs performed by female jazz vocalists, you'll enjoy this weekend's swing show on Saturday, September 6th beginning at 10pm.  Doris Day performs "The Very Thought of You," and Nancy Wilson sings "The Song is You."  You'll also hear a couple of songs by the legendary Ella Fitzgerald including "Coochi, Coochi, Coo" as well as "Let's Begin" from the Jerome Kern Songbook cd.

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Reds
12:45 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

Reds phasing in metal detectors

The metal detectors are at the main gate. By next season all gates will have them.
Ann Thompson WVXU

Beginning Friday, people entering Reds games through the main ballpark gates will have to go through metal detectors.  Next season the detectors will be at all Great American Ball Park gates.

The team says this is part of Major League Baseball's initiative to standardize security procedures at all 30 Major League parks. MLB is working with the Department of Homeland Security.

The metal detectors are in addition to the standard bag checks.

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Cincinnati State
11:44 am
Thu September 4, 2014

Cincinnati State and faculty agree on a new contract

Cincinnati State's professors have a new contract.  The three year deal between the Board of Trustees and the college's chapter of the American Association of University Professors will take effect immediately. 

A release says salaries will increase 1.25 percent in the first year 1.5 percent in the second year and 2 percent in the third year.  The Board of Trustees approved the agreement yesterday.  It was approved by a unanimous vote of AAUP members August 22. 

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