Around Cincinnati

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Actor Frank Ferrante has created an indelible, and career-defining, performance as the comedy icon Groucho Marx. 

Writer Armistead Maupin is perhaps best known for his San Francisco column Tales of The City, which was a popular TV special and has recently been adapted into a stage play. 

In the 60's, 70's, and beyond, Jerry Rubin was a well-known counter-cultural leader - founder of the Yippies, Anti-Vietnam War radical, Chicago 8 defendant, New Age/Self Help proponent, and social-networking pioneer. 

A Poem From Roberta Schultz

Nov 17, 2017

Poetry Reading: Local poet Roberta Schultz recites Forbidden Fruit from her chapbook, Songs from the Shapers Harp, published by Finishing Line Press. 

Book Review: Barbara Gray reviews Karen Flett's Living the Airstream Life.

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center has just opened a new exhibition of privately owned African American art. 

Cincinnati Opera Prepares For Its 2017 Gala

Nov 10, 2017

Cincinnati Opera's annual gala returns to historic Music Hall, with the theme of Beauty and the Brick

Matt Zory really knows Music Hall. Not only is he a member of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, but he's also an acclaimed photographer who chronicled the recent renovation of the historic venue. 

Perhaps not as well-known as other university orchestras, but the NKU Philharmonic is one part of the comprehensive orchestral program at Northern Kentucky University

Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue, based here in Cincinnati, rescued more than 200 animals who were in shelters in Texas and Florida prior to Hurricane Harvey and Irma, taking on costs above their normal expenses. 

Poetry Reading: David Lee Garrison recites "First Date" from his new book, Carpeing the Diem: Poems About High School.

Northside is home to one of the area's most impressive art galleries, Joseph Clark Gallery Arts of Africa on Hamilton Avenue. 

Local musical icon Adrian Belew, much to his surprise, is now part of a new band called Gizmodrome with former drummer for The Police, Stewart Copeland

The stage version of the life and music of one of our area's favorite daughters, Rosemary Clooney, is coming to the stage at The Carnegie in Covington. 

Fast becoming a popular OTR destination is The Mini Microcinema, which shares smaller, outside-the-mainstream films with the broader community. 

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