Last weekend Cincinnati's downtown core came alive with Blink, a festival filled with art and light installations that seriously surprised and delighted a ton of people. Put together by future-thinking creative minds including those who work in the design and marketing firms around the city, they unleashed the spirit of Cincinnati's Lumenocity. That event featured a light show on Music Hall that in its 3 year run proved so popular,… Continue reading Blink Cincinnati
Sunday, October 8 - Saturday, October 14 This Week in Movies: I saw Bladerunner 2019, a brooding, overlong, very pretty, unevenly-scored sequel. The replicants in this version search for meaning and humanity as they travel in densely packed consumer zones, sparse forgotten places where life is apparently more real, and sparsely decorated corporate offices… Continue reading What I Learned This Week: #21
Book: The Throwback Special, National Book Award Finalist, and written by Cincinnatian Chris Bachelder. Beer: Lord Hobos Glorious IPA, new to the Cincinnati market and delicious.
Sunday, October 1 - Saturday, October 7 This Week Underground: This week started underneath Cincinnati on American Legacy Tours' Underground Tour benefiting the Cat Adoption Team. I've been on this tour before, but I'm such a homer I couldn't resist a repeat. The tour starts on Vine St discussing Cincinnati's brewing and drinking heritage… Continue reading What I Learned This Week: 20
Mindfully shopping for items I don't really need A book that has been on my radar of “books to read” for a long while is Vegas: Memoir of a Dark Season by John Gregory Dunne. I come across the title occasionally in those listicle-type articles the internet is so great at. When the internet wants to suggest an interesting book to me, I click right… Continue reading Where Oh Where…
Sunday, September 24 - Saturday, September 30 This Week in Local Music: This week Cincinnati/Northern KY lost our beacon of independent music, and grand promoter of local music when WNKU radio left the air after 33 years of broadcasting. The loss was surprisingly emotional for me as a music fan. As much as I… Continue reading What I Learned This Week: 19
Sunday, September 17 - Saturday, September 23 [Abbreviated] [With a Shout out to Sunday, September 3 - Saturday, 10] This Week in Friends: Last weekend started with a visit from beloved friends from out of town. You know, I thought about using the word beloved in that sentence, keying and deleting it a couple times.… Continue reading What I Learned This Week: #18