From Elizabeth to Lisbeth: Claire Foy transforms in “Spider’s Web”

It’ll be hard to go to the cineplex this weekend without running into Claire Foy: While “First Man,” featuring Foy as astronaut Neil Armstrong’s wife, Janet, continues to show in theaters, her latest film, “The Girl in the Spider’s Web,” also hits the big screen this weekend. And the two characters could not be more opposite, with Foy switching from a 1960s housewife in “First Man” to a leather-wearing, Ducati-riding vigilante in “Spider’s Web.” 

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OTR International Film Festival announces 2018 Film Winners

Formerly, the ReelAbilities Film Festival, the 2018 Over-the-Rhine International Film Festival organized by LADD, a local non-profit that supports adults with disabilities, made its debut September 26-30 and celebrated the human spirit to critical acclaim and box office success. The screenings, events and discussions attracted more than 5,000 patrons over the five-day festival. 

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So You Think You Can Dance choreographer joins Cincinnati Ballet for New Works Series

The Kaplan New Works Series puts the raw energy of contemporary ballet center stage with four world premieres September 13 – 23 at the Aronoff Center for the Arts. This year’s bold program celebrates the athleticism, strength and versatility of the Company’s dancers. The 2018-2019 season opens with inventive works guaranteed to challenge the artform and the audience.

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Cincinnati Music Festival Celebrates the Return of Common to Cincinnati

Common may be known internationally these days as a successful rapper, actor and film producer, but when he was younger, he was just another kid enjoying vacation time with his cousins and friends in Bond Hill. This past weekend, Common returnedto Cincinnati, this time as a headliner on the main stage of the Cincinnati Music Festival, performing with The Roots. While his music is heard around the world, he says a lot of his artistic and musical influence came from those summers in Cincinnati. 

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Cincinnati Ballet to make Bold Moves, April 26-29

Cincinnati Ballet closes its 2017-2018 subscription season with Bold Moves April 26-29, an adventurous, star-studded production at the Aronoff Center, complete with live music by Chicago ensemble, Eighth Blackbird.  This triple bill features popular music of today, adventurous choreographers, and bold elevations into uncharted dance territory. This year’s program showcases renowned New York City Ballet dancer/choreographer Justin Peck in collaboration with world-famous musician Bryce Dessner for Murder Ballades, plus World Premieres by Kate Weare and Cincinnati Ballet Resident Choreographer, Jennifer Archibald.

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