When Lauren Eylise talks about her music, the magnetic singer-songwriter becomes animated and energized the way proud mothers get when showing off charming baby photos. She gushes a little over her affinity for The Isley Brothers' music, and how she named and gendered her guitars -her acoustic is a "he" she named Dino, and the electric "lady" is Maple Ashley.
Seeing Jennifer Simone perform live is a cosmic, communal and meditative experience. Aromatic incense cleanses the air to welcome high vibrations and healing crystals purify her space where she becomes the center of her sonic universe. Fluidly, Simone unites binaural rhythms with woodwinds, indigenous instruments such as the kalimba; her voice, and the technology of loop pedals.
Meet Jhoiey Ramirez of L.A.'s Studio Jhoiey, who specializes in "aspirational" lifestyle home and commercial spaces.
Miller Troyer Custom Homes, Amish Cabinetry and Remodeling: If You Can Imagine It; We Can Build It!
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When Dr. Lakshimi Sammarco became Hamilton County’s first woman coroner this year, she wanted to bring something innovative to the position; something unprecedented that would bring the work into the 21st century.
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Business and Leadership Development Profiles
In his 2016 memoir, Answering The Call: An Autobiography of the Modern Struggle to End Racial Discrimination in America, Judge Jones recalls having to decide whether to forsake his promising career as a barrister to accept a rare, albeit lower paying opportunity to serve as NAACP's general counsel.
There's no shortage of activity going on inside the vibrant, saffron colored storefront called Sweet Sistah Splash Boutique (S3), owned and operated by Nzingha Byrd and Daphney Thomas since June 2012.
Generalists, not specialists, are the key to start-up success, according to General Counsel Dean Breda of Interactions Corp. By Mildred C. Fallen What is Dean Breda's secret to helping companies succeed? As an attorney who has worked as both inside and outside counsel, he learned early on to think and operate from a generalist's mindset.
NETGEAR General Counsel Andrew Kim on the benefits of having a "lean department." By Mildred C. Fallen As Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, General Counsel and Company Secretary of NETGEAR, Inc., a worldwide provider of innovative networking solutions for small businesses and homes, Andrew Kim's work touches every aspect of the company.
Black design pros diversify Cincinnati's creative class.
Arts and Entertainment Profiles
In June, Ghettoblaster Magazine talked to Midwest Black Speculative Fiction Alliance's founder, Aiesha Little. MBSFA is an online (and IRL) community aimed at supporting the efforts of African-American speculative fiction creators (writers, comic illustrators, musicians, authors and filmmakers) of all genres. Recently, MBSFA hosted their 2nd Annual Black Comix Day as a way to showcase homegrown visual ...
Background on CityBeat 's women in Cincinnati Hip Hop project If we don't acknowledge each other as women, then who will? Five years ago, I told CityBeat Music Editor Mike Breen that I wanted to try to round some women together for a Hip Hop cover story, and he was very receptive to the idea because we'd never focused a Hip Hop story solely on women.
For record collectors, aka crate diggers, rare is in the eye of the beholder. Local vinyl vendors know when out-of-town customers make a stop in Cincinnati, they are looking for very personal definitions of buried treasure. According to Mike Markiewicz, who owns Another Part of the Forest in Over-the-Rhine, collectors from Russia heard about his store through the Internet equivalent of word-of-mouth.