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Hip-Hop/Jazz Collective ISWHAT?! Drops New EP

Fans of the hip-hop/jazz collective ISWHAT?! recently received an email from founding member Napoleon Maddox with a Spotify link to a new EP.

Hip Hop Artist-Turned-Singer/Songwriter Audley Drops New Album Next Month

On September 4, singer/songwriter Audley debuts his sophomore album, ROY. He talks about his musical journey and increased productivity during the pandemic.

Covington Sister Shops Handzy and Gumdrop Set to Expand Across the River

Brittney Braemer and Suzy Hinnefeld announced plans to open second locations for their Covington boutiques Handzy Shop + Studio and Gumdrop in downtown Cincinnati.

Airbnb Program Highlights Local Olympian’s New Children’s Book

During 60-minute reading sessions, former UC track star and gold medalist Mary Wineberg shares stories of perseverance with listeners around the world.

On Black Lives Mattering

When it comes to racial injustice, I fear the phrase “the more things change, the more they stay the same” will always be accurate.

Local Photographer Documents Models’ Feelings on COVID-19 With Wearable Art Project

For her latest burst of creativity, Tina Gutierrez photographed subjects dressed in outfits that represent how they feel about the coronavirus.

Super Heroines, Etc., Creates a More Inclusive Role-Playing Community

Changing the landscape around role-playing games, this organization trains and supports women and gender nonconforming people to run their own games.

UC Alum Hits the Right Note with Erykah Badu Tour

University of Cincinnati alum (and former Cincinnati Magazine intern!) Terron Austin was recently back in town as part of Nedda Stella, the background vocalist group for R&B/soul powerhouse Erykah Badu’s headlining set at Cincinnati Funk Fest. He’s currently on tour with Badu in support of the 21st anniversary celebration of her Grammy Award–winning debut album Baduizm. We talked to Austin about his journey from the Queen City to the Big Apple, singing behind one of music’s most sublime talents.

Locally Produced MeSseD Dives Beneath the Sewer Grates

The series follows the life and times of Filipino sewer worker Lilliput and her coworkers as they use science to battle whatever’s waiting for them in the darkness.

A Costuming King Lives Among Us

Michael Wong's incredible character creations.