Comic Expo flies into Cincinnati

By: Taylor Roberts ~Staff Writer~ Zap! Ka-pow! Boom! The 2015 Cincinnati Comic Expo returned Friday, Sept. 18 to the Duke Energy Convention Center with a bang. Fandoms united for the three-day affair that featured great comic books and pop culture from all types of classic and contemporary franchises for the inner geek in everyone. The first Cincinnati Comic Expo was held on Sept. 18, 2010 in the concourse of Cintas Center. Since then, the founders, Andrew Satterfield and Matt Bredenstege, have grown the event to draw crowds as large as 16,000 people. The various panels, autograph sessions and photo ops lured … Continue reading Comic Expo flies into Cincinnati

The Secret Garden shows resilience

By: Taylor Roberts ~Staff Writer~ The audience completely filled the seats of Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s Robert S. Marx Theatre and watched as the cast and crew found the key to success in their opening night performance of “The Secret Garden.” Playhouse in the Park’s 2015 season opener showed the entire audience how resilient humans can be in the face of tragedy. In her debut performance at Playhouse in the Park, Caitlin Cohn acted as 10-year-old Mary Lennox, the main character of the show who loses her parents to a cholera outbreak in India and is forced to live with … Continue reading The Secret Garden shows resilience

Color up for Glow Run

By: Taylor Roberts ~Staff Writer~ Xavier University Dance Marathon (XUDM) will host the first annual Glow Run at 9:00 p.m. Friday Sep. 11 on the Xavier Yard. Each year the student philanthropy group creates events for students to get involved and raise money for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. “XUDM decided to do a glow run for many reasons. Color runs have been done, but no one has ever had a race at night with over 40 gallons of UV activated paint, a live DJ and free food. We thought that this combination would help draw the Xavier community together … Continue reading Color up for Glow Run