Jeff Seibert, the grants officer for Cincinnati’s Mayerson Family Foundation, joins our Frank Johnson to talk about their Artistic Excellence Program which includes an artist-in-residence and a master class component, exposing students at the School for Creative and Performing Arts to some of today’s finest artists and performers. Acclaimed saxophonist Jimmy Heath recently conducted a master class which was captured on this YouTube video.
Len Sternberg has led four trips of WGUC listeners on tours of Cuba, so he joins musician Ron Esposito to talk about the importance Fidel Castro puts on arts and culture, how the government helps fund the production of CD’s, and the abundance of music in every Cuban village and town.
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is premiering a fascinating new play by Gina Gionfriddo called Rapture, Blister, Burn about two ex-best friends jealous of each other’s lives. One of the lead actors, Jen Joplin, joins Rick Pender to talk about the play, her character, and some of today’s issues the play addresses.
Sculptor Rondle West talks with our Jane Durrell about his upcoming exhibition, MozArt Complication, opening October 11 at the Brazee Street School of Glass. This thirteen piece display is based upon the classic “The Magic Flute” by Mozart.
Anderson Township’s Heritage Universalist Unitarian Church is presenting the Labyrinth Arts Festival on Saturday, October 12 at the church on Newtown Road. As Rebecca Pace, the church’s facilities coordinator and Chris Burroughs, chair of the event, explain to Robyn Carey-Allgeyer, this is a smaller, more intimate fine arts festival, allowing art enthusiasts and shoppers to meet and interact with many of the artists.