Arts

Irish Heritage Center
1:00 am
Fri May 9, 2014

World premiere production of "Tho' It Were Ten Thousand Miles"

The Irish Heritage Center of Greater Cincinnati will present the world premiere of Tho’ It Were Ten Thousand Miles, a play written by William H. A. Williams and directed by Maureen A. Kennedy, founder of the Irish American Theater Company, on May 16-18. The author and director join Robyn Carey-Allgeyer to discuss this new production and their collaboration.

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri May 2, 2014

48 Hour Film Project Cincinnati

A complete film, start to finish, in one weekend

This year, Cincinnati will be one of a record 125 cities worldwide – from Beijing to Lisbon - competing in the 48 Hour Film Project. On the weekend of May 16 - 18, filmmakers from all over the Cincinnati area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go up against films from around the world. Kat Steele, executive director of the Cincinnati Film Festival and producer of the Cincinnati 48 Hour Film Project,  Jen Day from team "Fish in Glass Box" and Daniel Perrea from team "Rockline Films" join us to explain the whirlwind process that is creating a film, from writing and casting to filming and editing, in a single weekend.

"Size Matters"
1:00 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Actor Ray McAnally returns to Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

Actor Ray McAnally returns to Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati with the regional premiere of his one-man autobiographical play, Size Matters. He joins Rick Pender to discuss this personal tale of being a bigger man in a profession where body image is supreme.

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed April 30, 2014

Cincinnati Ballet Second Company

James Gilmer & Maizyalet Velázquez in Sacred Ground by Jodie Gates.
Provided, Cincinnati Ballet, by Peter Mueller

  WCPO Reporter for Arts & Culture Matt Peiken followed the Second Company of the Cincinnati Ballet between October 2013 and April 2014, documenting the path of six dancers working fulltime for no pay as they competed for contracts as apprentices. Matt Peikin and dancer Samantha Nagy-Chow join us to talk about the Second Company, and the documentary.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Tue April 29, 2014

John Ruthven and ArtWorks

ArtWorks mural at Eighth and Vine streets reproduces an original masterpiece by John Ruthven, "Martha, the Last Passenger Pigeon."
Provided, ArtWorks

  John A. Ruthven, naturalist, author, lecturer, and internationally acknowledged master of wildlife art, was fascinated by nature as a young boy growing up in Cincinnati. The man often called the "20th Century Audubon," is still fascinated, with nature and art, and enjoys sharing his knowledge with young artists. We talk with John Ruthven and Teresa Hoelle, vice president of Development & External Affairs for ArtWorks. Mr.

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