Category: Profile

MUSIC: movers & makers of the moment

Chick Corea

The jazz and classical music scene in Cincinnati continues to be infused with an infectious dynamism, highlighted by new ideas, new venues, new pairings and new music. Contributor Tom Consolo shares profiles and must-see performances of the fall season.

Richardson rising

Rob Richardson Jr.

Rob Richardson Jr. is chair of the University of Cincinnati’s board of trustees. What’s behind the ascent of this former academic “underachiever” to the summit of power at UC?

Makers on Main

Lindsey Estes

Cincinnati’s Main Street offers its own brand of local flavor and quirkiness, with a varied mix of nightlife, food, retail and services. Meet seven of the creative entrepreneurs who chose to locate their businesses along Main Street, from downtown to OTR…

Marcus Küchle and Annalisa Pappano: RECONCILABLE DIFFERENCES

Marcus Kuchle and Annalisa Pappano

If it’s true, as they say, that opposites attract, Pappano and Küchle are living proof of it. He’s a champion of new music, of pushing – or pulling, perhaps – opera into the 21st century. She, on the other hand, is devoted to early music. For her, 16th- and 17th-century composers like Claudio Monteverdi, Richardo Rogniono and Jacopo Peri are not relics of past cultures. They are very much alive.

Just a little love story… for Valentine’s Day weekend

It’s not an exaggeration to say that over the 147-year history of the Art Academy of Cincinnati, hundreds of students have found their other half while attending the Art Academy. Even one of the AAC’s most distinguished alumni, Charley Harper, met his wife, Edie, at the Art Academy, “in the same class, in the same row.”