Cincinnati Ballet Celebrates New Home

Cincinnati Ballet celebrates a new home with a view to the future. Scott Altman, chief executive officer and president, Cincinnati Ballet talks enthusiastically about the organization, its new building at 1801 Gilbert Avenue, new programs, pivoting during COVID and a search committee to replace artistic director Victoria Morgan who has served the company for 25 […]

Portrait of Jewish Cincinnati: the Bicentennial Celebration

Krohn, Fechheimer, Wise… Every settlement is established by what is put in the ground. It all began with the arrival of a small man who was a professional jeweler, watch and clockmaker. As Joseph Jonas arrived in Cincinnati in March of 1817, the city’s residential population hovered around 6000. Jonas was to become the first […]

How to Deal With Wacky Brainchildren: Pippa Garner at JOAN, Los Angeles

Upon entering Pippa Garner’s show, “Immaculate Misconceptions,” at JOAN in Los Angeles, visitors are greeted by HOW TO COME UP WITH AN IDEA and HOW TO GET RID OF YOUR IDEA, a pair of vinyl wall text pieces whose contents are as wryly pedantic as their titles suggest.  “As ironic as it seems, keeping your […]

Aaron Kent: Exploring Loss & Creating New

Ceramic arts often conjure notions of utility or delicacy. In the museum, pottery fragments from ancient societies shed light on their domestic lives, and ornate porcelain objects speak to opulence of periods of wealth. Contemporary ceramic artists might play with these assumptions but also frequently eschew them to explore more sculptural concerns. A selection of […]

The Seven Cities: the Urban Photography of Casey LeClair

In the Iris Cafe, a cozy booknook found in the hubbub of north Main Street OTR, one can enjoy savory menu, an assembly of used and collectable books and the visual experience of a photography exhibition. The current feature “Seven Cities” is the work of the engaging self-taught eye of Casey LeClair, whose urban street […]