Washington Park http://wvxu.org en Celebrate Local Flavors and Sounds at Taste of OTR http://wvxu.org/post/celebrate-local-flavors-and-sounds-taste-otr <p>On Saturday, July 26th, <strong><a href="http://tasteofotr.com" target="_blank">Taste of OTR</a></strong>&nbsp;returns to Cincinnati's Washington Park.</p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Taste of OTR&nbsp;</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">highlights&nbsp;the cuisine, culture and music of one of Cincinnati's most colorful neighborhoods. It&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">celebrates the cultural renaissance going on in the area while also recognizing that there is still work to be done.&nbsp;</span><em>Taste</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;also benefits </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.tendermerciesinc.org/" target="_blank">Tender Mercies</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a local&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">organization that works to provide housing solutions for homeless adults with mental illness.</span></p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:28:02 +0000 Jim Nolan 28982 at http://wvxu.org Celebrate Local Flavors and Sounds at Taste of OTR Lumenocity 2014 will be broadcast live and additional tickets available http://wvxu.org/post/lumenocity-2014-will-be-broadcast-live-and-additional-tickets-available <p>Cincinnati Public Radio and CET are partnering with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra to provide live broadcasts of next month's <a href="http://www.lumenocity2014.com" target="_blank">Lumenocity 2014</a> at Washington Park.&nbsp; It's scheduled for August 1, 2 and 3 and the free tickets for the music and light show with Music Hall as a backdrop went quickly.<br /> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:58:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 29000 at http://wvxu.org Lumenocity 2014 will be broadcast live and additional tickets available LumenoCity returns this summer - free tickets will be needed to attend http://wvxu.org/post/lumenocity-returns-summer-free-tickets-will-be-needed-attend <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Free tickets for this year’s </span><a href="http://cincinnatisymphony.org/lumenocity2014/2014_Lumenocity.htm" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>LumenoCity</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, happening August 1-3 in </span><a href="http://washingtonpark.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Washington Park</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, will be made available to the public starting Monday morning, June 9. </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Chris Pinelo</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> from the </span><a href="http://cincinnatisymphony.org/index.php" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> joins Frank Johnson to share the details on the second year of this event and how to go about getting tickets.</span></p><p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 05:00:25 +0000 Frank Johnson 27499 at http://wvxu.org LumenoCity returns this summer - free tickets will be needed to attend Hot Summer in Washington Park http://wvxu.org/post/hot-summer-washington-park <p><a href="http://washingtonpark.org/" target="_blank">&nbsp;&nbsp;</a></p><p><a href="http://washingtonpark.org/" target="_blank">Washington Park</a> has become a gathering place for the city, and that is even more true during the summer months, when something is happening almost all the time in the Over the Rhine park, from kickball to group yoga, the City Flea to the World Market. And music, Jazz to Bluegrass to R&amp;B. Brittney Carden, communications officer with <a href="http://www.3cdc.org" target="_blank">Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation</a> (3CDC), and Jake Speed, of <a href="http://www.freddiesmusic.com/" target="_blank">Jake Speed &amp; The Freddies</a>, clue us in to the <a href="http://washingtonpark.org/events-at-the-park/" target="_blank">many events going on at Washington Park</a> this summer, along with some edification on the history and growing popularity of Bluegrass. Sun, 25 May 2014 12:00:10 +0000 Mark Perzel 27146 at http://wvxu.org Hot Summer in Washington Park A song from the Comet Bluegrass Allstars, coming June 5 to Bandstand Bluegrass http://wvxu.org/post/song-comet-bluegrass-allstars-coming-june-5-bandstand-bluegrass <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">91.7 WVXU</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is the proud presenter of this summer’s </span><a href="http://washingtonpark.org/event/bandstand-bluegrass-12/2014-05-29/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Bandstand Bluegrass</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> series at </span><a href="http://washingtonpark.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Washington Park</strong> </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">(every Thursday night from 7-10pm from May 29 - August 28) and performing on June 5 is Cincinnati’s beloved </span><a href="http://cometblue Fri, 23 May 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Lee Hay 27023 at http://wvxu.org A song from the Comet Bluegrass Allstars, coming June 5 to Bandstand Bluegrass