Jim Nolan

Interactive Communications Manager, Host of Local Exposure

Jim is a Northern Kentucky native and a father of three. In his spare time, Jim likes to read, play ice hockey and watch foreign films. He currently resides with his family on the East side of town.


Community Innovation
4:38 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Cincy Sundaes: a sweet way to boost Big Ideas for the tri-state

Sweet treats at Cincy Sundaes are provided by Dojo Gelato - with toppings from Daisy Mae's Market, Dean's Mediterranean Imports and KIND!

For just $5, you can enjoy some delicious treats, hang out with cool people and help steer the future of communities in Greater Cincinnati.

Cincy Sundaes is an ice cream social that provides micro-grants for innovative ideas in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.  The events are also entirely kid-friendly and lots of fun.

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Album Review
7:00 am
Tue May 6, 2014

Sleeves: Sex is Stupid

Sex is Stupid by Sleeves is available for free/pay-what-you-want download from their Bandcamp site.

Sleeves is the latest "insta-band" from Cincinnati.  What is an insta-band?

Shawn Abnoxious from the music blog Thwart describes it best when we writes, "insta-bands are those bands that seemingly pop-up overnight without warning... a sort of shock and awe version of a band."

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Lunch Beat
3:21 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

If It's Your First Time at Lunch Beat, You Have To Dance

Ditch your desk for an hour-long party in the middle of the work day. If you dance, you get a free lunch.

The idea behind Lunch Beat 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.

Lunch Beat was first brought to Cincinnati by Starfire Council 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!

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11:50 am
Tue April 29, 2014

The Northside Record Fair Returns

The Northside Record Fair runs from 11am to 4pm at Northside Presbyterian Church (4222 Hamilton Avenue). Admission is $5, or early-bird admission is $10.

The Northside Record Fair, presented by Dome, is back - and it is now a semi-annual event.

Voted "Best Place to Meet Fellow Music Nerds" by CityBeat, the Northside Record Fair is an event that brings together hundreds of vinyl collectors and music lovers of all types.

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Album Review
7:00 am
Tue April 29, 2014

Comprador: Voyeur

Comprador: Aaron Collins [drums, vocals]; Neal Vaughn Humphrey [bass]; Charles D'Ardenne [guitar, vocals]

This is a review for Voyeur, the 4-song EP by Cincinnati's Comprador. But first, a little historical perspective...

Sometimes, four is boring.

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