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Paul McCartney mesmerizes Cincinnati
One of the greatest songwriters of the past several decades played a concert in Cincinnati last week, and cemented his place in the hearts and minds of his fans. I was lucky enough to be in attendance, and have a few thoughts to share about my experi...
Posted: 8/8/2011 10:56 AM in Each Note Secure
What did you think of opera season?
Did you have a favorite opera production this summer at Cincinnati Opera? Were there things you liked or disliked? We’d like to hear from you for a Sunday column. To refresh your memory, the four operas were: Verdi’s Rigoletto John Adams’ “A Flowering...
Posted: 8/8/2011 10:49 AM in Arts in Focus
"We're gonna die ... That's all any character in this franchise does film after film after film except for that creepy black guy from Candyman!" Olivia Castle (Jacqueline Macinnes) and Sam (Nicholas D'Agosto) attempt to flee danger in a scene from FI...
Posted: 8/8/2011 9:58 AM in McCoy on Movies
Week 145: Blinker’s Tavern (Covington)
Sometimes, even modest amounts of anticipation are enough to disappoint. Nestled on Greenup St., in the old Chalk location, Blinkers Tavern is the home of a casual (but not sports-bar casual) restaurant serving slightly upscale bar food, desiring to be...
Posted: 8/8/2011 7:06 AM in What I Ate This Week
Squeeze the Day for 8/8
Music Tonight: A Perfect Circle, Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan’s Art Metal too-successful-to-be-a-side-project he co-founded with guitarist Billy Howerdel, has been back on the road after a seven-year break. The band started its hiatus after the...
Posted: 8/8/2011 1:00 AM in CityBeat Blogs - Music
Chili Peppers Concert Flick Screens Locally
Though their music hasn't changed much at all since they struck on the "Under the Bridge" hit-making formula and began almost exclusively releasing relatively mellow Pop songs designed for chart success, long-standing, occasionally funky veteran band...
Posted: 8/8/2011 1:00 AM in CityBeat Blogs - Music
Walk The Moon Slays at Lollapalooza (VIDEO)
Joining Eminem, Coldplay and Foo Fighters at this past weekend’s huge Lollapalooza concert in Chicago was Cincinnati Indie Dance/Pop band Walk the Moon, whose early afternoon set on Saturday was enthusiastically received by the mass of people who showed...
Posted: 8/8/2011 1:00 AM in CityBeat Blogs - Music
The Lenders make the Rules, why China’s advice matters in U.S. Debt
The worst part about taking on debt is you lose the power to make your own decisions. If someone has a great company and idea but no money, they take money from a lender and give up equity in the company . Many times this equity exceeds 50% of the company’s...
Posted: 8/7/2011 3:09 PM in Three Blocks From the Beach
SNOW FLOWER AND THE SECRET FAN (Fox Searchlight Pictures)THE CHANGE UP (Universal Pictures) RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES (Twentieth Century Fox)*EDITOR'S NOTE: All release dates are subject to change.* Sorry for the lack of a photo ... But Blogger ...
Posted: 8/7/2011 12:32 PM in McCoy on Movies
Moonface : Organ Music not Vibraphone Like I’d Hoped :: Review
Spencer Krug is a man of many bands, groups, projects, talents and performing acts. It’s hard to believe that when one of his musical troupes goes on hiatus (like Wolf Parade just did) that the man loses any sleep. Personally, I don’t think thi... Read...
Posted: 8/7/2011 10:33 AM in Ventvox

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