Tag: Art Academy of Cincinnati

Culture FIX: Nov. 2-8

The week before election day has gotten increasingly stressful, so we offer these selections as solace and distraction, in case you need it. There’s a lot from which to choose…

Culture FIX: Oct. 26-Nov. 1

Dance, dance and more dance… Grateful for a rare bounty of movement this week, but there’s plenty to choose from across the arts spectrum. Just watch out for an occasional zombie here or there. Happy Halloween!

Culture FIX: Aug. 10-16

Music, art and theater are the headliners this week, with a mind-expanding conference and some life-balance wisdom on the side… Take advantage of what’s out there, Dear People. Fill up your dance card. You have no idea how lucky we are here.

Culture FIX: Aug. 3-9

What’s interesting about these less-crammed mid-summer weeks is what rises to the top when half of us on vacation elsewhere. Just means more for us still around, right?

Culture FIX: July 20-26

Even in the sojurn-sodden last weeks of July the Cincinnati scene is rockin’ and rollin’, or at least R&B-in’ and opera-singin’. And yes, there is even more to explore: art, dance, theater … read on.

Culture FIX: June 22-28

The coming week is chock-full of visual art, song and even some art songs, plus a parade and festival overflowing with Pride. A week-long feast for all your senses.

Culture FIX: April 6-12

This is a bunched-up week with big bunches of events: a five-day festival, four days of dance and movies and the CSO, three theater openings, two movie double bills and a two-day symposium, plus one of J.S. Bach’s grandest compositions, capped off by the bigger than life Fran Lebowitz. Good luck keeping up…

To draw is to see

Jason Franz, founder and executive director of The Manifest Center for the Visual Arts (Photo by Alexandra Franz)

As a kid, Jason Franz wanted to be an artist. “But … I had it in my mind that if you were going to be an artist, you have to model nude for one another in art school. And I was dead set against being naked in front of anybody.”

The fantastical world of Thomas Hieronymus Towhey

Thoms Towhey, “Bastard and Bitches” 2000, 44”x60,” oil on canvas

His colorful images are complex, yet carry the viewer to a deep and secret world that begs to be discovered, and in which many recognizable elements connect to nature, to living beings, and to fragments of his subconscious. The result is magical and surrealistic.

Cuture FIX: Oct. 27-Nov. 2

Lots of opportunities to get your Halloween ya-ya’s out this week. Or, if pumpkin-time is not your thing, we’ve got you covered, too. Check out this week’s selections…