Sunday, October 22 - Saturday, October 28 The Week in Dressing for Your Age: At work on Friday I wore one of my classic "ugly" shirts. A paisley-esque swirl of delight. Our young new hire sees the shirt and is clearly appalled. But he's polite so he reaches for a compliment: "My Mom would… Continue reading What I Learned This Week: #23
Sunday, October 15 - Saturday, October 21 This Week in Renovated Theaters: On Tuesday I went to the Ensemble Theater for the first show of the 2017-18 season, and the first show in their newly renovated theater. The old version of the theater featured a cramped lobby that looked like it was designed by… Continue reading What I Learned This Week: #22
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…