Jeremy Pinnell’s Music Is Barbed Wire Around a Heart of Gold

Northern Kentucky singer/songwriter Jeremy Pinnell talks about his new album, his deadpan public face, and making music during the pandemic.

How Thom Atkinson Became the Best Author You’ve Never Read

Atkinson has been serving up scenes and characters from his short stories and plays for decades in insightful, unforgettable ways.

Essex Studios Reopens for a Fine Arts Evening

Closed to public events during the pandemic, the Walnut Hills artist colony finally opens its doors again at 6-10 p.m. November 19.

Apply to Be Cincinnati’s Next Poet Laureate

The Mercantile Library takes over program management for the city of Cincinnati and opens the application process through November 29.

Sylmar’s Sophomore LP Glass Ladders is “Eclectic, Chaotic, and Swampy”

Cincinnati-based band Sylmar will release its sophomore album on Nov. 5 with an accompanying release show on Nov. 19.

Local Indie Filmmaker Karen M. Davis Creates Her Own Lane

Focused on delivering authentic stories, the Storybook Entertainment Group creator also has her sights on inking a distribution deal.

Cincinnati Sparkles in Brian Zehowski’s Colorful Architecture Portraits

The photographer has been all over the world capturing architecture on camera. What makes the Queen City so special?

Loren Long Illustrates the New Children’s Book by Amanda Gorman

The Cincinnati artist discusses Gorman’s poetry phenomenon, his relationship with famous writers, and how ArtWorks’ public murals have inspired him.

John “The Dancing Trucker” Drury is a Super Spreader of Joy

When he’s not pushing big rigs, Hamilton’s viral sensation continues to use dance to uplift and inspire others.

Makeshift Mammoth Makes Art For All

Through his independent art brand, Joshua Stout uses playful murals to unite communities.