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Arts & Life Editor List: Top 10 must-see bands at MidPoint Music Festival

Panda Bear, one of the lead singers of the influential group Animal Collective, was our Arts & Life editor's top pick for MidPoint Music Festival.

John Flaherty, Arts & Life Editor

September 25, 2014

In honor of MidPoint Music Festival we asked our Arts & Life editor (John) and our Features editor (Matt) to write up their top 10 must-see acts. Check out their choices and explanations below, and follow @northernermedia for their live Twitter coverage of MidPoint all weekend long! Read our Feature...

Student helps plan MidPoint

Shay Phipps is a CityBeat intern. She also helped to plan the MidPoint Music Festival.

Brittany Smart, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2014

Imagine you are eight years old. You’re bubbly, social and obsessed with shows on HGTV. Your mind is filled with creative ideas and dreams of growing up to be an interior designer. Now imagine that your entire family is rooting for you to enter a medical profession.   A Long Road Ahead This was ...

NKU grad student fronts MidPoint Music Fest veterans Saturn Batteries

Saturn Batteries' 2013 EP

Matt Spaulding, Features Editor

September 24, 2014

Thursday night, Sept. 25, on Christian Moerlein’s indoor stage, Brad Gibson and his band Saturn Batteries will make their fourth Midpoint Music Festival appearance. Gibson, the band’s singer and guitar player, is currently a teaching assistant for ENG 101 while studying English in graduate school he...

Real Estate to play free show at MidPoint Music Festival

The Ridgewood, New Jersey band has been playing large festivals all summer in support of their critically acclaimed album

John Flaherty, Arts & Life Editor

September 24, 2014

The popular indie dream rock band Real Estate will be playing a free happy hour show at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, on the MidPoint Midway Stage at MidPoint Music Festival. This is the first time the Brooklyn-based band has performed live in Cincinnati. “They were a band that we knew was doing reall...

NKU Theatre opens season with Greek tragedy The Bacchae

Hunter Henrickson as Pentheus and Kyle Taylor as Teiresias (left to right)

Erin Mullins, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2014

The first play of the NKU theatre season opens this Thursday and brings to life a classic Greek tragedy. The Bacchae is the story of Dionysus, the god of wine and revelry, who seeks vengeance upon Pentheus, the king of Thebes and his family. Pentheus has rejected that Dionysus is a god, born to Zeu...

NKU students sell their art at ‘Yart sale’

Vendors for the Yart sale present their pieces in the library's lower parking lot.

John Flaherty, Arts & Life Editor

September 16, 2014

NKU students and other local artists were able to sell their art to the public on Sept. 13 during the Campbell County Public Library’s first Yart sale, a yard sale-style event designed to introduce library patrons to local artists. “I was appointed to contact local artists in the area universit...

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