From the Mound to the Hill
Jim Bunning exhibit at Behringer-Crawford Museum chronicles dual career as
baseball star and U.S. senator
It will be 57 years to the day. Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21, 1964.
That’s the day Northern Kentucky’s Jim Bunning, a member of the Philadelphia Phillies, pitched the seventh perfect game in major league history – a 6-0 win over the New York Mets at Shea Stadium.It was the first perfect game in the National League since 1880 and Bunning’s second no-hitter. His first came as a member of the Detroit Tigers on July 20, 1958, against the Boston Red Sox.
Music@BCM is on Fire with Burning Caravan
Gypsy Jazz Band Headlines June 24 at Behringer-Crawford
Burning Caravan, a four- piece, Cincinnati-based ensemble, will light up the Music@BCM stage in Devou Park on Thursday, June 24, with their version of hot gypsy jazz and swing.
Formed by guitarist Paul Gibby in 2008 as a weekly gypsy jazz jam session at Dilly Deli in Mariemont, the band has been performing regularly on the local jazz scene ever since. In September 2016, "The Burning Caravan at Japp's" was named #6 on Cincy Magazine's "Best of the City" list.
The Beverly Hills Supper Club: The Untold Story Behind Kentucky's Worst Tragedy
NKY History Hour - Wednesday, June 30, 6:30 p.m.
On the Friday before Memorial Day, a somber group gathered at the base of a hillside in Southgate, KY in the pouring rain. Among them were the survivors, first responders and family members of 165 people who died 44 years ago in the most tragic fire in Kentucky's history, repeating a memorial ritual they have performed for decades.
The site was that of the former Beverly Hills Supper Club, which was consumed in a 1977 inferno that has prompted questions and controversy over the years. Author and historian Robert Webster will share his theories about the fire on Wednesday, June 30, in a NKY History Hour presentation, "The Beverly Hill Supper Club: The Untold Story Behind Kentucky's Worst Tragedy," delving into what many believe was the true cause of the fire, discussing the tragedy in detail, along with facts uncovered after a recent five-year investigation by a retired Kentucky fire marshal and other fire science experts.
Time Traveler Camp@BCM
July 20-23, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.