Paddlefest http://wvxu.org en Sunrise Urban Float kicks off Paddle Fest http://wvxu.org/post/sunrise-urban-float-kicks-paddle-fest <p>Tri-state kayak enthusiasts gathered early Thursday for the Sunrise Urban Float.</p><p>"This is the most fun event for me because when Paddlefest starts we are all working it," Lynette Jolicoeur of Ft. Mitchell said. Jolicoeur , who runs Flying Olive Kayak Adventures, joins her friends here to paddle a while then go out to breakfast.</p><p>Brewster Rhoads said that many of these veteran kayakers serve on the 50-member volunteer water safety crew during the yearly Paddlefest event. Rhoads' organization Green Umbrella is one of the sponsors of the Paddlefest.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 12:25:55 +0000 Holly Yurchison 14040 at http://wvxu.org Sunrise Urban Float kicks off Paddle Fest Cincinnati joins in this year's Global Water Dance http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-joins-years-global-water-dance <p>The <a href="http://greatercincinnatidancealliance.org/"><strong>Greater Cincinnati Dance Alliance</strong></a> will be part of the biennial <a href="http://greatercincinnatidancealliance.org/event/waterdance/"><strong>Global Water Dance</strong></a> on June 22 (during <a href="http://www.ohioriverpaddlefest.org/paddlefest/"><strong>Paddlefest</strong></a>) along the <strong>Serpentine Wall</strong>. This event helps raise awareness of the importance of water to the earth through music and dance. Choreographer <a href="http://www.growthinmotion.org/fanchon_shur"><strong>Fanchon</strong><strong> Shur</strong></a> and composer <strong>Shari Lauter</strong> share details of this year’s event with our Ron Esposito.</p><p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 05:32:30 +0000 Ron Esposito 13655 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati joins in this year's Global Water Dance Celebrate the Ohio River next week http://wvxu.org/post/celebrate-ohio-river-next-week <p>Cincinnati’s annual <a href="http://www.ohioriverpaddlefest.org/paddlefest/"><strong>Paddlefest</strong></a> is once again joined this year by <a href="http://www.ohioriverpaddlefest.org/pedalfest/about-the-ride/"><strong>Pedalfest</strong></a>, and the celebration of the outdoors and the Ohio River grows larger and larger. <strong>Paddlefest</strong> organizer <strong>Brewster Rhodes</strong> and <strong>Pedalfest</strong> organizer <strong>Nern Ostendorf</strong> are in <a href="http://wvxu.org/programs/front-row-betsy-ross"><strong>The Front Row with Betsy Ross</strong></a> with a preview of the events coming June 20-22.</p><p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 05:30:10 +0000 Betsy Ross 13668 at http://wvxu.org Celebrate the Ohio River next week