Opening Day http://wvxu.org en Howard Wilkinson's Monday politics chat: presidential politics and a little baseball http://wvxu.org/post/howard-wilkinsons-monday-politics-chat-presidential-politics-and-little-baseball <p>WVXU's politics reporter, Howard Wilkinson, talked with Maryanne Zeleznik this morning about the chances of an Ohio or Kentucky candidate being nominated for president if the GOP convention comes to Cincinnati in 2016. And, of course, a little baseball talk on the Reds' Opening Day.</p><p></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:54:32 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 24909 at http://wvxu.org Howard Wilkinson's Monday politics chat: presidential politics and a little baseball Findlay Market parade takes a detour http://wvxu.org/post/findlay-market-parade-takes-detour <p>The 95th Findlay Market Opening Day Parade will take a slight detour this year because of streetcar construction. <strong>At 12 noon Monday the first entry steps off from Findlay Market</strong> in Over the Rhine and heads south on Race Street.</p><p>Instead of going straight down Race, <strong>the parade will turn right on Liberty and left on Elm to Central Parkway.</strong> It will then go back to Race and proceed as normal to 5th Street.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 24779 at http://wvxu.org Findlay Market parade takes a detour 2014 Opening Day Playlist http://wvxu.org/post/2014-opening-day-playlist <p></p><p>Opening Day in Cincinnati is like no other. &nbsp;With the help of the <strong><a href="http://cincinnati.reds.mlb.com/fan_forum/ballpark_music.jsp?c_id=cin" target="_blank">Cincinnati Reds</a></strong>, we have curated a special <strong><a href="http://open.spotify.com/user/jn1512/playlist/3IGaOcAAzX0iOs3RhUthYj" target="_blank">Opening Day Spotfiy playlist</a></strong> to help get you fired up for the 2014 season. &nbsp;These are the songs you'll hear at <strong>Great American Ballpark </strong>when your favorite players come up to bat.</p><p><em><strong>Go Reds!</strong></em></p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:08:00 +0000 91.7 WVXU 24659 at http://wvxu.org 2014 Opening Day Playlist Play Ball! http://wvxu.org/post/play-ball <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>With a seemingly never-ending winter it’s hard to believe opening day is less than a week away, but the people are more than ready for our city’s <a href="http://www.findlaymarketparade.com/" target="_blank">unofficial holiday</a> and the first game of the season. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 24575 at http://wvxu.org Play Ball! The empty and silent Great American Ball Park is about to come back to life http://wvxu.org/post/empty-and-silent-great-american-ball-park-about-come-back-life <p>http://youtu.be/xMx5AO8TwmU</p><p>In thinking about Great American Ball Park through the winter, photographer Michael E. Keating chose to make photographs in black-and-white, a classic look that conveys a mood.</p><p>The ball park is literally a “see” of color, mostly red, but it's extremely important to remember that black and white can be just as subtle as color. It allowed Keating to establish a visual narrative to accompany the essay.</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 24614 at http://wvxu.org The empty and silent Great American Ball Park is about to come back to life