“These young people are often exceptional young men who get lost. They may not be academically advanced, or never been a scholar, but there are many things they do well. I wish I had someone to tell me that when I was growing up.” — Jordan Bankston
Spring theater brings new stages, new productions, new promise
The theater season’s biggest news has been the opening of the Playhouse in the Park’s new mainstage, Moe and Jack’s Place – The Rouse Theatre. You’re too late for the March 16 grand opening. But you’re NOT too late for…
Four April choral concerts explore the Black experience
This month we have a concentration of local concerts shedding different rays of light on what it means to be Black in America.
Polly Campbell: Cultivating our friendships with trees
They attracted me with their solid trunks, their graceful branches, the dry leaves that still created motion and gentle noise on a November day. I walked over to one and felt the rough bark and looked up into the branches, right up into the sky.
Notables: Mentoring/Educational Support
Movers & Makers asked organizations who provide mentoring and educational support to children and youth to introduce their notables to our readers, part of a regular feature highlighting people making a difference in Greater Cincinnati’s nonprofit community.
CSO’s Langrée too busy planning and making music to say farewell … just yet
This is the sort of season we have come to expect from Langrée; robust, occasionally quirky or challenging, but filled with countless musical riches, both old – Beethoven’s 7th anyone? – and new, including numerous premieres and collaborations.
Bernie McKay takes reins of the Haile Foundation
He was born his parents’ ninth child and ninth son. Despite an obvious propensity for boys, his parents did not have a boy’s name chosen when he was born. So the headline in the local Maysville paper read: “Unnamed boy makes baseball team for the McKays.”
Notables: Funding Organizations
Movers & Makers asked organizations within the nonprofit funding sector to introduce their “notables” to our readers, part of a new regular feature highlighting people making a difference in various sectors of Greater Cincinnati’s nonprofit community.
Polly Campbell: The need of hunger and the hunger to help
Sometime toward the beginning of the tapering-off of the Covid pandemic, going stir-crazy and wanting to get started on my retirement goals, I started doing volunteer delivery driving for La Soupe.
Ramesh Malhotra: From mining the earth to a quest for meaning
A local entrepreneur is about to begin selling off his massive visual art collection to benefit the careers of select Cincinnati artists. Learn more about Ramesh Malhotra.