Saturday, August 23 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-08-23 19:45:44 GMT
A senior Hamas leader says the group signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court. Such a step could expose Israel - as well as Hamas - to war crimes investigations.More >>
Israel bombed an apartment tower in downtown Gaza City on Saturday, collapsing the 12-story building in an unprecedented strike, while Hamas kept up heavy rocket fire that sent more Israelis fleeing border areas close to...More >>
Saturday, August 23 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-08-23 19:35:39 GMT
Organizers expect up to 5,000 people to attend a march protesting the death of an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.More >>
Thousands of people expressing grief, anger and hope for a better future marched peacefully through Staten Island on Saturday to protest the chokehold death of an unarmed black man by a white police officer.More >>
Saturday, August 23 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-23 19:28:26 GMT
After starting in Kentucky earlier in the month of August, post about "Purge" events have quickly spread across the country. It all started in Louisville, when a picture popped up on social media statingMore >>
The Montgomery Police Department say they have been made aware of the picture that is circulating social media, and are taking the matter very seriously.More >>
Saturday, August 23 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-08-23 18:55:59 GMT
Iceland's Meteorological Office is reporting a surge in seismic activity at the restless Bardarbunga volcano, but sees no evidence yet of any eruptions.More >>
Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano began erupting Saturday under the ice of Europe's largest glacier, prompting the country to close the airspace over the volcano.More >>
Between brews, wines and fish fries, there's certainly a lot to taste, see and experience this weekend around Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. Not to mention, the forecast looks great with highs in the 50s.
Find out what's going on around town and make some plans!
Sip more than 700 wines from over 100 wineries, in addition to live music, food and a silent auction at the Grand Tastings main event inside Duke Energy Convention Center. Bid on rare wines, wine cellar tours and trips during a charity auction. There's also a luncheon (with wine of course) at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hall of Mirrors.
Details: Grand Tastings is Friday & Saturday with afternoon and evening times. $75 at the door. Auction begins Saturday at 9:30 a.m. with luncheon immediately following. Tickets are $125. www.winefestival.com.
Relish in Cincinnati's brewing past and present with a weekend filled with parades, parties, food and beer throughout downtown and Over-the-Rhine. Bockfest Hall will remain open throughout the weekend with live music, food and brewery tours. The Bockfest 5K will take off Saturday morning, and there's a free shuttle continuously running between participating venues.
Details: March 7-9. Bockfest Hall, 1619 Moore St., Over-the-Rhine. www.bockfest.com.
Cocktail Hour: Music of the Mad Men Era
Enjoy an evening of Mad Men style and swagger by the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. The Pops are performing a modern tribute to music of the '60s, including music by Frank Sinatra, Sam Cooke, Bobby Darin and Burt Bacharach.
Long before Dorothy found herself in Munchkinland, two girls met in the land of Oz. One, born with emerald green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. A musical that has become a "cultural phenomenon," Wicked is from the witches perspective in the Land of Oz.
Looking to revamp your home or yard? The Cincinnati Home and Garden Show continues from last weekend with full-scale vignettes of landscapes with paved walkways, patios, flowers, shrubbery, water features, gazebos, hot tubs, garden walls and more.
The Cincinnati Rollergirls open their 2014 home season against the Brandywine Roller Girls (Downingtown, PA) in a double-header. Parking is free, tailgating is encouraged and beer is $1 during happy hour.
Named "Best Play of the Season" by Time Magazine, it's your last chance to see Amy Herzog's "4000 Miles" at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. The synopsis: "Leo's cross-country bike trip is just the beginning of his journey when he finds himself the unlikely roommate of his 91-year-old grandmother in this heartwarming play."
Details: Show ends Sunday. Tickets start at $30. 962 Mt. Adams Cir., Eden Park. www.cincyplay.com.