Beyond The Earbuds | Random Acts of Summer!

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Are you tired of some loudmouth radio DJ telling you what the “song of the summer” is? Me too! So why not allow your fellow coworkers do it instead? Pull up your blinds (unless the sunlight obstructs your neighbor’s screen) and catch some summer .wav-s!

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Burlington Antique Show

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Mark your calendar! October 20 will be the last opportunity of the current season for the Burlington Antique Show. If you haven’t been, it’s a great way to spend a Sunday morning, with a cup of coffee in hand. One of the most interesting things that I have seen there in a while was this rickshaw (pictured). I love that some of the vendors use simple principles of visual merchandising to elevate their product offering, by creating vignettes, or capturing your attention through use of form, color, or symmetry of arrangements.

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Raise The Roof

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On a recent visit to San Francisco for the SEGD Conference: Above The Fog, I had the luxury of staying at the Fairmont Hotel, a historic hotel in the heart of the city sitting atop Nob Hill, which happened to be the site of this years conference. While the opulent public space was something to behold, there was one detail that was a significant stand-out for me, which combined my love for craft beer and a trend we’ve been tracking in the hospitality and food & beverage industries. Read more of this post

Roller Derby Takes Over Historic Emery Theatre for Final Friday

The Emery Theatre, situated in the heart of Cincinnati’s theater district in Over-the-Rhine, is opening its doors to the Cincinnati Rollergirlst for a special screening of the new documentary Derby, Baby!. The theater, originally designed in 1911 by Harvey E. Hannaford, stood uninhabited for nearly a decade until 2008 when Tina Manchise and Tara Lindsay Gordon founded The Requiem project to raise funds for its rehabilitation. Although currently only open for special events, the space exhibits great architectural potential and opportunities for the Cincinnati community.

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Pig GAGA

We recently completed our flying pig in time for the World Choir Games.  Titled “Gaga for Cincinnati”, it is based on Lady Gaga’s infamous meat dress.

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Meeting Evita at Recoleta

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In my lifetime, I never thought I would have the opportunity to meet Evita, yes, ‘Don’t Cry for Me Argentina’ Evita Peron!

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Graffiti Scene: Latin America

During my travels throughout Sao Paulo, Brazil, Beunos Aires, Argentina and San Juan, Peurto Rico I kept spotting amazing graffiti art sprinkled throughout the cities. Here is a look at some of my favorites I uncovered while exploring these vibrant cities:

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