Final Friday OTR – April 2012

Skate!

This Friday (tomorrow) is yet another Final Friday in Over-the-Rhine, and its set to be a great one. In addition to the standard Final Friday happenings, there are some unique offerings. First up is another edition of OTR Skate featuring You, You’re Awesome and Automagik. This takes place at the Over-the-Rhine Recreation Center from 8:00-11:00 pm. … Continue reading

The 2012 Bockfest Parade in Photos

Jim Tarbell at Bockfest Hall via Chris Seelbach

Bockfest 2012 began yesterday with the annual parade from Cincinnati’s oldest bar, Arnold’s, up Main Street to Bockfest Hall in the OTR Brewery District. The parade was delayed a short amount of time by a violent storm system that swept through the tri-state and spawned deadly tornadoes. Our thoughts and prayers are with those devastated … Continue reading

YPCC Happy Hour Choral Concert @ Below Zero Lounge!

Happy Hour Choral Concert: Young Professionals’ Choral Collective presents Sin & Tonic on Valentine’s Day  The Young Professionals’ Choral Collective of Cincinnati (YPCC), based in Over-the-Rhine, is made up of over 60 motivated young professionals (ages 21-40), who are excited to make great choral music, support local businesses, meet new people, and reach new audiences. … Continue reading

Shop Local OTR Gift Guide 2011

Shop Local

The OTR Holiday Gift Guide is out and it’s amazing. The Style Sample (a personal fav) designed and photographed the publication for the OTR Gateway Merchants Group. You can view it online at here and here or scroll through it below:

The Emery Theatre, A Requiem Project

View from Stage Right Balcony

The Emery Theatre The Emery Theatre was built in 1911, and is considered an acoustically pure theatre. It is one of three sister buildings (along with Orchestra Halls in Chicago and Detroit) to New York City’s Carnegie Hall. Cincinnati philanthropist, Mary Emery, bequeathed the entire Emery building to the city in memory of her late … Continue reading

Final Friday OTR Skate – Halloween Edition

Final Friday OTR Skate

Join Far-I-Rome Productions in collaboration with the Cincinnati Film Festival and the Cincinnati Rollergirls for the Halloween edition of the Final Friday OTR Skate! The fourth and final OTR Skate of 2011 takes place October 28, 2011 at the Over-the-Rhine Recreation Center, 1715 Republic St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. In the spirit of Halloween, costumes are … Continue reading

Final Friday OTR Skate – Part III

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It’s time again for Final Friday on Friday August 26. That means its time again also for the Final Friday OTR Skate at the Over-the-Rhine Rec Center. Below is the press release from Far-I-Rome Productions, who is presenting the event. It’s definitely a good time, and every should try to make it out! New features … Continue reading

Final Friday OTR Skate is BACK for Round 2!!

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Returning to OTR is the Final Friday OTR Skate presented by Far-I-Rome Productions. On Friday June 24, the Over-the-Rhine Recreation Center will be transformed in to a combination roller disco and art gallery. Two new DJs will be featured, Cincinnati’s very own DJ Mowgli and DJ Pillo. The art installation will include art from the … Continue reading

Matt W. Moore: A Giant in OTR’s Midst

Matt W. Moore, noted muralist working on Clay Street in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati

With remarkable regularity, something spectacular happens in Over-the-Rhine. I’ve been awestruck by the work of muralist and designer Matt W. Moore since I first discovered him. He’s been in residence at YES Gallery on Main Street in OTR this month and his XYZ Axis exhibition opens there this Final Friday, April 29 6:00pm-11:00pm. Instead of … Continue reading

Final Friday OTR Skate

Final Friday OTR Skate

This Friday April 29, 2011, is another monthly Final Friday. A new event, Final Friday OTR Skate, will also be taking place in conjunction with the regular Final Friday festivities. Far-I-Rome Productions created the event as part of their overall effort to create “events [that] bridge the gap between audiences and performers by bringing together … Continue reading

OTRview V: Queen City Underground and Newport Gangster Tours

Queen City Underground Tour has attracted thousands to OTR and is on track draw even more in 2011

Today, we proudly bring to you an OTRview with Jerome Gels, founder of American Legacy Tours which operates the Queen City Underground Tour, Newport Gangster Tour, Cincinnati Civil War Tour, The Queen City is Haunted Tour, Newport is Haunted, and others. Jerry’s personal history is intertwined with the history of OTR and the city. Professionally, … Continue reading

The Requiem Project: Emery Theatre Present

TheViewPoints Program-Requiem Project Emery Theatre Cincinnati Spring 2011

Requiem Project Emery Theatre Cincinnati Spring 2011 Viewpoints Performance Workshop with Mary Overlie hosted by The Requiem Project: Emery Theatre in Cincinnati, Ohio May 23-June 11   This three-week performance workshop offers the rare opportunity to study with Viewpoints originator, Mary Overlie, and performance artist Scott Lyons. Program Summary: This performance-art workshop investigates and utilizes specific … Continue reading

Updated Renderings of Washington Park’s Renovation and Expansion

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Weekly project updates available here. Still wondering about that new statue on Music Hall’s center peak.

Park + Vine + Love

Inside Park + Vine, photo from facebook page

Park + Vine. Find them on facebook and twitter. Photo by James Jenkins: with a bike corral out front:

OTRview IV: D. Lynn Meyers

Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati, photo by Eamon Queeney

D. Lynn Meyers is the Producing Artistic Director at the Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati (ETC) located at 1127 Vine Street in the Gateway Quarter of Over-the-Rhine. ETC is the second largest professional theatre in the Cincinnati region and is now celebrating its 25th anniversary in OTR. During the April 2001 “civil disturbance”, CNN used the … Continue reading

The Findlay Market Opening Day Parade Through the Years

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Cincinnati is a particularly distinct city. Its unique cultural traits, institutions and traditions make it a superbly charming place to live and visit. Events such as Bockfest, The May Festival, Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, Tall Stacks, et. al. are some of the Queen City’s favorite annual events. But only one has the potential to become a full-fledged … Continue reading

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