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Opera News interviews Cincinnati Opera's Porgy and Bess star Measha Brueggergosman

Measha Brueggergosman's disarming candor is just one indication of why the Canadian soprano, who this month makes her return to the opera stage as Bess in Cincinnati Opera's Porgy and Bess, has become a certifiable mainstream celebrity on her native soil as well as perhaps the most engaging, amiable ambassador the spheres of classical voice and opera have seen since Beverly Sills. Brueggergosman's instrument? A gleaming, vernal lyric soprano with an appealing duskiness around its edges and an adaptable vibrato

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Salon highlights Cincinnati's Community Entertainment Districts

Salon.com writes: A great example of urban entertainment is Cincinnati, where, rather than busting in with relocation plans and a branding scheme, the city has designated five neighborhoods Community Entertainment Districts where aspiring restaurateurs can simply get a liquor license directly from the state for about $1,500, rather than on the open market where they cost up to $30,000.

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Real estate news: A mushroom sprouts in Cincinnati

Located amid Colonials, Cape Cods and ranch homes in Cincinnati is a home that may have you asking yourself, "What is that?"
 
"That" is the "Mushroom House" — a home built over a 10-year span by architect Terry Brown. In Hyde Park, across from a restaurant and surrounded by more "traditional" looking homes, Brown's creation stands out as a one-of-a-kind art installation.

Now it's up for sale.

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UC tops architecture list with four buildings

College campuses play a large role in the quality of life of students, and Top Colleges Online believes a quality campus plays a significant part in creating a quality learning environment and successful educational experience. Many college campuses are pleasant, but some go a step further and are themselves intellectually stimulating by being interesting architecturally. UC tops the list with four different building making the list.

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SpringBoard featured in Art Place America

SpringBoard is a program from ArtWorks of Cincinnati made possible in part by an ArtPlace grant of $150,000. The goal is to provide artisans and creative entrepreneurs with business development training and a collaborative work space in the city’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, which will be home to a proposed streetcar line.

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Cincinnati Art Museum: Lively works seem to dance with joy

The work of Nick Cave is a compelling blend of sculpture, fashion, dance and sound. His vision is decidedly contemporary but rooted in traditions stretching back to Africa.
 
The artist, who serves as chairman of the Fashion Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, has an exhibit of lively, intriguing works on view in the Cincinnati Art Museum.

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CAC makes '50 Coolest Museums' list

The Contemporary Arts Center downtown got a nod on Complex's list of the 50 coolest museums.

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Michael Keating: His neighbor's keeper and chronicler

When Michael Keating moved to Lakeside Park, Ky., in 1981, life was just opening up for him. He had been a staff photographer at The Cincinnati Enquirer for two years and his wife, Sarah, was pregnant with their first child. He went on to work for the Enquirer until earlier this year. 

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Cincinnati startups get help from top college grads

Venture for America chose Cincinnati as one of its initial launch cities, and Time Magazine features Define My Style, a Cincinnati startup, that is recruiting through the initiative.

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Field trip to Cincinnati

Last week we had a random chance to visit Cincinnati.  To say that we were impressed would be an understatement. 

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"Faux Real" exhibition displays prolific forger's work on April Fools' Day

It's not easy to be a famous artist, but it also sure isn't easy to paint like one. That is why we are so pleased to hear about the "Faux Real" exhibition at University of Cincinnati, featuring the work of prolific forger Mark Landis.

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Watch Ohio Knife give away 100 guitars at SXSW

While in Austin, Texas for SXSW, Ohio Knife worked with Landor to create a spectacle in the streets. While performing a song, 100 guitars where given away from the back of a flatbed truck. 

Watch the video here.

The Many Reasons To Love Wussy

Wherein the venerable rock critic Robert Christgau praises Cincinnati's Wussy as "the best band in America since they released the first of their five superb albums in 2005. . . "

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Chalk one up for Cincinnati Magazine

The March 2012 issue of Cincinnati magazine is hot. This innovative cover from the little C market can show those big city A market magazines how it’s done.

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Newport Aquarium tops list of best aquariums

Newport Aquarium tops this list of best aquariums in the country.

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