Around Cincinnati

Just out on local newsstands is the first issue of Movers & Makers, the updated, redesigned and renamed publication once known as Express Cincinnati.

Cloud 9 is the new exhibit at Cincinnati’s Art Beyond Boundaries gallery, celebrating their 9th anniversary.

Cincinnati native Kathleen Wise is a working actor in New York City who is returning to her hometown for the newest premiere at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati.

With a combined cast of faculty and students, the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Orchestra Series will present Richard Strauss’ opera Salome on Friday, January 29.

Local author and illustrator Loren Long visits with Barbara Gray to talk about his latest book, Little Tree.

Karen Zacarias, the playwright of The Book Club Play that had a successful run at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park two years ago, returns to premiere her latest effort, Native Gardens.

Anomalisa is one of the most talked about animated films of the season and has been nominated for an Academy Award.

Paramount Pictures

Move over, “Carol,” here comes “Anomolisa.” Charlie Kaufman’s stop-motion film, nominated for a best animated film Academy Award, opens Thursday at the Esquire Theatre in Clifton.

Kaufman wrote and co-directed the film about a mundane, out-of-touch Los Angeles author who comes to Cincinnati to address a customer service conference. In Michael Stone’s world, everyone looks and sounds the same -- except a young woman from Akron named Lisa.

She’s an anomaly. She’s Anomalisa.

Jane Durrell talks with Dr. Clarence G. Newsome, president of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, about their current exhibition featuring the 13th Amendment and the Emancipation Proclamation.

Steve Milloy, director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Chorale, sits down with Anne Arenstein to preview their MLK Day Commemorative Program at Music Hall on Monday, January 18.

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