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“Ides” Producer Apologizes To Cincinnati
“Filmed on location in Michigan”??? The premiere audience Saturday buzzed when that line appeared at the end of “The Ides of March” credits. No mention of Ohio? Producer Grant Heslov — George Clooney’s collaborator and long-time business partner — apologizes...
Posted: 10/7/2011 9:27 AM in TV and Media Blog
Looking Different
Last night I got a chance to see the new photo exhibit at the Cincinnati Museum Center, Positive Exposure: The Spirit of Difference. The show presents the wonderfully compassionate and endearing work by former fashion photographer Rick Guidotti. Through...
Posted: 10/7/2011 9:09 AM in Cincinnati Art Snob
Why Ch 12 Aired Bengals Winning Drive Sunday
I thought the Bengals-Bills game last Sunday was blacked out here because Paul Brown Stadium was sold out. Not completely true. Despite the NFL black-out rule, Channel 12 viewers saw the Bengals final drive and game-winning field goal live when CBS switched...
Posted: 10/7/2011 9:04 AM in TV and Media Blog
The Lover’s Dictionary
It finally happened! David Levithan has written his first book for adults! The Lover’s Dictionary combines my love for the English language and and great storytelling in a beautifully written account of how a relationship progresses. Amid the countless...
Posted: 10/7/2011 8:28 AM in Off the Shelf @ CCPL
The Latest Survival Tools: The Curling Iron And The Evening Gown
Beauty Queens by Libba Bray begins with a plane crash that strands thirteen beauty pageant contestants from the “Miss Teen Dream” on a deserted island. Only the island really isn’t deserted. In a dormant volcano on the other side of the island lies the...
Posted: 10/7/2011 8:27 AM in Off the Shelf @ CCPL
Symphony Hotel: Classy, simple and efficient
I felt like I was at the Symphony Hotel under false pretenses when I had dinner there with a small group a couple of weeks ago. We were not going to see the CSO and Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos conduct Mozart and Mahler at Music Hall. We were going to the...
Posted: 10/7/2011 4:58 AM in Campbell’s Scoop
My new favorite thing: Quattro Stagioni Pizza
Pizza seems to bring out the snob in people: there are raging arguments online about who has the best pizza in town, with lots of shock and outrage at people who like the “wrong” kind of pizza. To me, there’s good pizza and bad pizza, but I love every...
Posted: 10/7/2011 4:46 AM in Campbell’s Scoop
Cincinnati Rollergirls head to the playoffs
Tonight I’m packing for the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association‘s North Central Region Playoffs, which are conveniently located in Indianapolis this year. The Cincinnati Rollergirls‘ all-star team, the Black Sheep, are playing in the 10-team tournament...
Posted: 10/7/2011 1:21 AM in Roller Derby Diva
Cincinnati Rollergirls head to the playoffs
Tonight I’m packing for the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association‘s North Central Region Playoffs, which are conveniently located in Indianapolis this year. The Cincinnati Rollergirls‘ all-star team, the Black Sheep, are playing in the 10-team tournament...
Posted: 10/7/2011 1:21 AM in Roller Derby Diva
State of Reunions: Who's Next?
Seems like for the past few years, a day doesn't go by without an announcement that some band or other is getting back together for a reunion show, tour and/or album. The reasons vary. Usually it's a combination of wanting to play for fans that never...
Posted: 10/7/2011 1:00 AM in CityBeat Blogs - Music
 

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