The rant is due, Orlando: Lewis Black returns (voluntarily!) to Florida | Art Stories + Interviews | Orlando – 71Bait

“Every day is brighter and more wonderful,” says Lewis Black over the phone from his home in New York. It was his passion for theater that drew him there after earning his MFA in acting from Yale. He didn’t get into comedy until he was in his 30s, although he’s been into it for years. … Read more

Gift Guide: 23 Christmas Shopping Ideas for Your Friends, Family and Loved Ones in Orlando | Art Stories + Interviews | Orlando – 71Bait

How’s the Christmas shopping going? The first night of Hanukkah this year is December 18th, and of course December 24th is Christmas Eve – if you haven’t checked them all off your list yet, we have solutions. Get in the holiday spirit, then get inspired by our local produce lists (below) or check out our … Read more

Throwback: Losanti in Over-the-Rhine serves tempting meat dishes | Food and Beverage Functions | cincinnati – 71Bait

click to enlarge Photo: Hailey Bollinger Losanti Remember how Over-the-Rhine felt like a post-apocalyptic ghost town in 2020 and well into 2021? Back then I would occasionally visit a friend who lives near Washington Park and take a walk to enjoy the area inside and around the park. The Music Hall, Memorial Hall, and the … Read more

Eat Your Art | Eating and Drinking | Style weekly – 71Bait

Artist and owner of Sweet Fix Bakery, Amanda Robinson, sits cross-legged on the counter of her store on West 10th Street among dozens of filled apothecary jars and begins to talk. Loves, likes, dislikes, uninterrupted ideas, past successes and disappointments, and future aspirations bubble up in an almost conscious narrative. During a short break, I … Read more

Celebrate the holidays at the Ocean House and Weekapaug Inn on the picturesque Atlantic Seaboard – 71Bait

Award-winning Rhode Island hotels offer dozens of special events for the community and travelers CLOCK HILL, RI, November 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The most magical time of the year is made even more special at the award-winning Ocean House Watch Hill, Rhode Island and Weekapaug Inn in Weekapaug, Rhode Island. Ocean House and Weekapaug Inn, … Read more

Gonzaga’s Downtown Gallery Showcases 17 Regional Indigenous Artists | Art & Culture | Spoken | The Pacific Northwest Inlander – 71Bait

click to enlarge A painting by Joseph Arnoux of Chief Spokane Garry. SPokane is a city built on tribal land: the land of the Spokane tribe of Native Americans and their people. It may not be a topic of everyday conversation, but it’s important to acknowledge it. Despite efforts to erase the … Read more

For Telfair’s talented Erin Dunn | everything is permitted fine arts | Savannah News, Events, Dining, Music – 71Bait

Telfair Museums is fortunate to have Erin Dun as curator of modern and contemporary art. click to enlarge Erin Dunn photographed by Adam Kuehl This bright and articulate young woman received her BA in Art History and English Literature from Emory in 2012 and her MA in Art History, Criticism and Conservation … Read more

New Miami restaurants: Aba, Fireman Derek’s, FlyFuel, Ernie’s Acai and Rio’s Tequila Bar – 71Bait

Miami’s recent opening round includes the Broward County expansion of Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop; the debut of Aba, Chicago-based Mediterranean restaurant Lettuce Entertain You; a second location for Aventura-based FlyFuel; Ernie’s Açai in Coral Gables; and Rio’s Tequila Bar from the new owners of Canyon in Fort Lauderdale. Do you know of vacancies that are … Read more

Preserving a pictorial artist: The Taft Museum of Art hosts an exhibition by Loveland photographer Nancy Ford Cones | Fine Arts | cincinnati – 71Bait

click to enlarge Photo: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Margaret Ford Cones, 1983 (1983.1091.20). Image copyright © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Image source: Art Resource, NY Nancy Ford Cones (American, 1869-1962), Picnic Fun on the Little Miami River, about 1912, Gelatin silver print, 11 x 14 in. Editor’s Note: This story is … Read more

Saturday Night Arts Alive | Art lives! – 71Bait

Eureka Main Street presents First Saturday Night Arts Alive on November 5 from 6pm to 9pm. Our galleries, museums, theatres, bars and restaurants are open. Some companies continue to require everyone to wear masks and follow other COVID safety precautions to keep customers and employees safe. Please respect each company’s standards, be friendly and enjoy … Read more