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The Art of Ordinary Life: Why storytelling nights are suddenly everywhere

In our hyperconnected, digital age, people hunger for real stories. In Cincinnati, Cleveland and elsewhere, storytelling nights are growing thanks to the popularity of The Moth, This American Life and other programs that elevate life to art.

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Elevating Our Environment: Cincinnati Design Awards recognizes 17 outstanding projects

Recently, 255 design professional gathered at the Contemporary Arts Center to honor the year's best projects in architecture, interior design, landscape design and experiential design.

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My Soapbox: Ben Cochran, Soap Floats Recording

A Cincinnati native with a lifelong musical infatuation, Ben Cochran is the creative force behind Soap Floats, a collaborative recording studio in Columbia-Tusculum.

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Cincinnati Design Awards honors wide range of local projects

This Friday, the Cincinnati Design Awards will celebrate Greater Cincinnati's best architecture, interior design, graphic design and landscape architecture projects.

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Greater Cincinnati's 10 Most Anticipated Development Projects

Today it seems that construction is everywhere. Developments are popping up overnight, and long-time residents and recent transplants are breathing life back into the city, while new projects are being announced every day. Here's a field guide to good things coming to Cincinnati.

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Cincinnati's Literary Luminosity

With the 8th annual Books by the Banks on the horizon, we bring to light many of the Queen City’s literary treasures, from local talent, publications and organizations to libraries, bookstores and writing groups.

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How the arts inspire change in Detroit

In Detroit, art isn’t just something to look at. The city’s rich artistic tradition has been an essential ingredient for cultivating community resilience, engagement and vitality.

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9 More Cincy blogs to follow

In this two-part series, we look at the women behind some of the Greater Cincinnati area's most beloved blogs. This week, we focus on blogs that cover music, history, family, art, photography and inspiration. If you're not reading the words of these witty and wise women, you're missing out!

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Girl-Powered: 9 Must-Read Cincinnati Bloggers

In this two-part series, we look at the women behind some of the Greater Cincinnati area's most beloved blogs. This week, we focus on blogs that cover local food, drinks, to-dos and general musings about urban living. If you're not reading the words of these witty and wise women, you're missing out!

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OTR couple transforms home into music venue

At first glance, 213 Orchard St. is simply a beautiful, two-story brick home nestled in historic Over-The-Rhine. But throughout the year, music lovers Liz and John McEwan transform the first-floor library of their home into the 213 Listening Room — a private venue for concerts, film screenings and poetry readings. 

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Putting art at the heart of neighborhood redevelopment

Artists are often the first to move into urban neighborhoods, and also the first to move when rents escalate. Yet in the post-recession landscape, many communities are working together with artists to transform blight, engage residents and reimagine neighborhoods.

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Cincinnati Opera is going mobile

The Cincinnati Opera has embarked on an innovative outreach project called the Opera Express, which could bring a fully staged opera to a shopping center or festival near you.

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My Soapbox: James Jenkins, Art on Vine

James Jenkins is the creator of Art on Vine, a monthly event that showcases the city's artists and benefits local nonprofits.

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My Soapbox: Terrence Burke, Wump Mucket Puppets

Terrence Burke is dedicated to sharing joy and spreading knowledge with Wump Mucket Puppets, a silly, colorful show he puts on with help from his own family.
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