Category: Features

Sondheim vs. Lloyd Webber

Jessica Hendy in Lloyd Webber’s “Cats,” currently running on Broadway.

Local Broadway stars Pamela Myers and Jessica Hendy are ready to serve up some Sondheim and Lloyd Webber at the Kentucky Symphony. Rick Pender interviews the singers and conductor J.R. Cassidy to shed some light on what sets these musical theater giants apart from the pack and from each other.

PNC sees ‘the whole’ when investing in community

PNC’s Dale Kozma and Kay Geiger

Fountain Square, Washington Park, PNC Playground at The Banks, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Uptown, Vernon Manor, Cincinnati Symphony… The list of PNC’s involvement goes on and on. Get to know the driving forces and their inspiration in this interview with PNC’s Kay Geiger and Dale Kozma.

Mini Microcinema: A Main Street home and macro plans

The cinema’s new home at 1329 Main, Over-the-Rhine

Small but mighty. That’s an apt description for The Mini Microcinema, the only movie theater operating in Cincinnati’s urban core. It’s the brainchild of filmmaker Jacqueline Wood, who brimming with energy and invention, aims to show experimental film, video and media, highlighting work by artists and filmmakers outside the mainstream.

The yin and yang of CSO oboist Dwight Parry

Dwight Parry and CSO oboe section colleagues Richard Johnson, Lon Bussell and Chris Philpotts

According to Dwight Parry, “When you have a lot of interests, you can’t be good at everything. You have to get over that and just enjoy experiencing. I don’t treat other things in my life the way I treat the oboe, where I want to learn everything about it.”