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Job Fair on June 7 in Woodlawn

A job fair will be held June 7 (this Friday) from 9am to 3pm at the Woodlawn  Ohio National Guard Training and Recreation Center in Woodlawn, OH; the address is 10050 Woodlawn Boulevard, Woodlawn OH 45215. This job fair is an annual job initiative of State Representative Alicia Reese. The event is being co-hosted by […]

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First Annual Northside Record Fair

  Cincinnati has long had a reputation for notoriously bad record shows—yet Columbus, which is only an hour and half away, has long had a good national reputation. So I was pleased to see, on Facebook, people chatting about the 1st annual Northside Record Fair starting at 11 am on Sunday, December 1 at Hoffner […]

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Ready to Take a Vacation? Give Suzanne Sanchez a Call

Call me old-fashioned, but when I make travel plans my first choice would be meeting with a travel agent in person. That may sound pie-in-the-sky in this era when so much is done digitally, but as it turns out there’s a travel office located in the heart of the gaslight district, on Ormond Avenue between […]

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University of Cincinnati Ranked Top College Destination

Recently the American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) compiled a list of data in order to determine the top college destinations in the US. The criteria involved academic environment, quality of life, and professional opportunity. The University of Cincinnati ranked 17th in the 2013-2014 Top Mid-Size Metros Rankings. The AIER CDI ranks destinations based on  Academic […]

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‘Newport: Gangsters, Gambling, Girls’ at the Esquire Theatre

  It’s turning out to be a highly competitive week for this year’s Cincinnati Film Festival when it comes to bragging rights for neighboring cities. Sure, Cincinnati can boast about its beer history in The Cincinnati Beer Story, which played at the Emery Thursday night, but the folks living right across the river in Newport, […]

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Did You Know About This Recording Studio?

I dropped by to see my friend Lou Lausche the other day. Along with being a bass player who’s been involved in countless jazz sessions in Cincinnati and elsewhere, Lou also, it turns out, has a recording studio names Lausche Recording Studios on Winton Road. It’s interesting just how much much memorable music has been […]

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Looking for an Apartment? Talk to These Folks

Often when you rent an apartment the landlord is a remote figure, appearing long enough to hand you a set of keys before wandering back to a far-off neighborhood or even another city; someone was telling me the other day that her landlord lives in Florida. With Gaslight Property the renting experience is much more […]

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Searching for an Apartment? Talk to These Guys

If you’re searching for an apartment to rent, a phone call to this number – 513.861.600 – can lead to an appointment to view apartments all around greater Cincinnati. And because Gaslight Property has apartments all over Clifton, that’s particularly useful knowledge to students getting ready to go back to college.

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Meet Charlie Wilson, A Kick-Ass Jazz Pianist

Part of the process of becoming a jazz musician is learning the technical side of a genre that’s extremely demanding. There’s something else, though, something inside you, something intangible but real—and whatever that is, Charlie Wilson has it, and so does his partner in crime, King Reeves. The two of them will be performing duets […]

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What’s In Store for Bogart’s

In a recent blog entry the general manager of Bogart’s, Karen Foley, told me some of the changes she made shortly after taking that role, and later in that same interview I asked her what she had in store in the future. It turns out a lot is changing soon. “In the next couple weeks […]

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What’s New at Bogart’s

  Sometimes it takes a person who lives thousands of miles away to make it clear how special something is that’s right in your hometown—and that’s true even if it some of the luster was temporarily lost. When I talked tonight to Karen Foley, the new general manager of Bogart’s (she assumed the position in […]

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Meditations on Radiohead at Riverbend (part 1)

         MEDITATION #1: KEEP IT COMPLEX AND ATONAL, GENIUS “All things are a-flowing/Sage Heraclitus said,” but rock musicians and rock journalists keep pounding home the same theme: rock and roll should be raw and basic, and whatever you do don’t clutter it up with your fine little subtleties. When Jack White waxed […]

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Radiohead at Riverbend Video

Tonight: Videos Tomorrow: A Review These are some songs I videotaped from the Radiohead show last night:  

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