Local Exposure

Local Exposure (LX) is WVXU’s on-location Arts, Events and Culture program that seeks out the known and not-so-well known niches that make Greater Cincinnati such a unique place to visit, live and shop.

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The Local Exposure podcast is available on Stitcher.
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Haunted Houses
1:44 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Scaredown: "100% pure, straight out of hell, wish you were never born, evil!"

Mama, Cletus and the whole clan are just dying to meat you
Scaredown Facebook page

I am a big fan of Halloween and scary movies so I’ve been to a lot of haunted houses in my time.  In my experience, they usually involve somebody clutching onto you as you guide them through a semi-dark maze that is dotted with dizzying strobe lights and lots of plastic body parts soaked in fake blood while people in creepy clown masks or mad scientists jump out at you from various hidden corners.

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College Hill
2:48 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

College Hill's Bicentennial Celebration

collegehilloh.net

Lee Hay spoke with Diana Porter who is the organizer of a bicentennial celebration of College Hill on Saturday, September 21st from 11am-4pm.  The celebration will be a living history event spanning four neighborhoods from Northside to Mt. Healthy, with 9 living history sites focusing on the theme of abolition and the Underground Railroad.

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Album Review
2:16 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

umin: antiv

antiv is the third full-length release by umin
Credit umin.bandcamp.com

The album antiv is the third full-length release from experimental art-musician, umin.

Umin’s music is dominated by baritone ukulele explorations and digital sequencing of various sound forms.  The compositions are non-linear, non-objective and are tied to little, if any, musical conventions.  The tracks are at times hypnotic, meditative and frantically unsettling.

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Album Review
7:45 am
Tue September 10, 2013

The Frankl Project: Standards

The Frankl Project: Jake Tippey, Joe Frankl an Paul Schroeder

As real as a scar and as honest as a deathbed confession, Standards, the first full-length release by The Frankl Project, is bittersweet, dark and full of basic, human truth.

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Album Review
7:46 am
Tue September 3, 2013

The Happy Maladies: new again

If Marcel Duchamp had started a band, it would sound like this.
Credit thehappymaladies.com

In a recent review, I compared Moonbow’s first album The End of Time to a roller coaster.  If that metaphor stands true, then the album new again by The Happy Maladies is the merry-go-round – and this ride is missing a gear or two; and the ride, and its operator, have a few screws loose.

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