Arts

"MURPH: The Protector"
12:00 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Local man co-produces documentary about Navy SEAL Lt. Michael P. Murphy

Local author Gary Williams has co-produced a moving documentary about the first American to receive the Medal of Honor for his service in Afghanistan. MURPH: The Protector tells the story of Navy SEAL Lt. Michael P. Murphy who in 2005 gave his life for his men during a gun battle with the Taliban in the remote mountains of Eastern Afghanistan. Our film expert, Larry Thomas, talks with Gary Williams about his book about Murphy, Seal of Honor, and how he became involved in the documentary project.

Arts Conference
7:00 am
Mon January 20, 2014

Corporeal Texture: New ways to 'Get Art'

"Visualizing Feeling: Affect and the Feminine Avant-garde" is one of the driving forces behind this conference.

Many people walk into a contemporary art gallery or museum believing that they are not smart enough to 'get it.' While many contemporary artists do utilize complex theories about art, there are other ways to understand art than theories.

The Corporeal Texture Conference is a graduate student-led conference that will take place on March 1st at the University of Cincinnati.  The conference focuses on how viewers interact with a work of art on a sensory or bodily level.  The speakers at this conference will discuss the various ways textures and surfaces play in how we view or experience art.

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Cincinnati Edition, Today at 1:00
6:30 am
Sun January 19, 2014

Clybourne Park Explores Diversity and Location

Clybourne Park at the Playhouse

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MLK Day
12:00 am
Fri January 17, 2014

A conversation with Dr. C.G. Newsome from the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Jane Durrell sits down for a conversation with Dr. C.G. Newsome, the director of Cincinnati’s National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Their discussion ranges from a preview of events happening this weekend in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; some events happening in February including “The Frederick Douglass Story” from The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati; and how he defines freedom and the role of the Underground Railroad in that.

MLK Day
12:00 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Playhouse in the Park presents award-winning "Clybourne Park"

Clybourne Park, the newest production at Playhouse in the Park, is the only play to have captured these three top honors: Pulitzer Prize for Drama; Tony Award for Best Play; and London’s Olivier Award for Best New Play. Bruce Norris’ biting satire of race and real estate is directed by Timothy Douglas, who is with our Rick Pender to talk about bringing this complex, issue-centric play to life.

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