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Christmas cheer spreads in Cincinnati

By: Taylor Roberts ~Staff Writer~ Every year around wintertime, Cincinnati begins to slowly transform itself into a winter wonderland for the holiday season. The weeks leading up to Christmas will feature traditional Cincinnati holiday events for every budget. The Cincinnati Museum Center hosts its annual Holiday Junction featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains, one of … Continue reading

New Cincy Shakes venue to open

By: Katrina Gross ~Staff Writer~ Over-the-Rhine (OTR) is an area in Cincinnati that has seen consistent growth and offers entertainment that has received critical acclaim. Its popularity is sure to continue as it becomes the new home of the popular classical theater company, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (CSC). The company recently applied for a Certificate of … Continue reading

Notable films celebrate 20th anniversaries

By: Jacob Mueller ~Staff Writer~ A handful of remarkable movies released in 1995 are turning 20 this year. Today, these films remain as influential and celebrated. “Braveheart”: Freedom! This historic epic portrays the Scotts’ fight for freedom in the 13th century and the recreation of the story of William Wallace. Beautifully directed, “Braveheart” is a … Continue reading

Rhinegeist to host Art of Recycling

By: Megan Lux ~Staff Writer~ We often recycle materials such as plastics, paper and glass without thinking twice about it. We may simply pitch those items into their respective bins or simply throw them away and continue about our day, but did you know that those recycled materials could be turned into art? Rhinegeist Brewery … Continue reading

‘Real Housewives’ announces new locations

By: Sara Ringenbach ~Staff Writer~ “You low-down monkey with a wig on” “Close your legs to married men!” “Who gonna check me, boo?” “Prostitution whore!” A franchise marked by table flipping, weave pulling and cancer faking, Bravo’s “The Real Housewives” will be welcoming two new cities to the franchise, Potomac and Dallas. “If you haven’t … Continue reading

‘Spectre’ falls short of expectations

By: Grant Vance ~Staff Writer~ Ian Fleming’s “James Bond” series had a large cinematic presence since its first film adaptation, “Dr. No,” in 1962 starring Sean Connery. Now 53 years, 24 films and six actors later, James Bond is one of the most iconic characters of all time. Last Friday marked the release of Bond’s … Continue reading

‘A Christmas Carol’ comes to town

By: Taylor Roberts ~Staff Writer~ The three ghosts of Christmas will haunt the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s Robert S. Marx Theatre for the 25th annual production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” presented by U.S. Bank. The classic Christmas story, written by Dickens in 1843, became an instant success and is credited for revitalizing … Continue reading

Wilson launches ‘Rebel for Torrid’

By: Zenab Saeed ~Staff Writer~ Australian actress and comedian Rebel Wilson, best known for portraying the character Fat Amy in the 2012 film “Pitch Perfect,” recently launched a new plus-size clothing line. Wilson teamed up with plussize clothing and design company Torrid for her 30-piece clothing line, which was officially released on Nov. 1 in … Continue reading

Instagram filters reality for social media model

By: Katrina Gross ~Staff Writer~ Thousands of likes on an Instagram photo of model Essena O’Neill with a perfect beach backdrop could lead social media users to believe that the woman’s life is as perfect as the picture. The social media model has recently caused quite a stir, however, by claiming that her pictures, and … Continue reading

Streetvibes sheds light on poverty

By: Megan Lux ~Staff Writer~ Homelessness is a pervasive problem in the United States. In Cincinnati alone, roughly 25,000 people experience homelessness on an annual basis. The two leading factors of homelessness in Cincinnati are loss of income and lack of affordable housing. Streetvibes is an alternative newspaper created by the The Greater Cincinnati Homeless … Continue reading

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