Local Exposure

Local Exposure (LX) is WVXU’s on-location Arts, Events and Culture program that seeks out the known and not-so-well known niches that make Greater Cincinnati such a unique place to visit, live and shop.

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SXSW
5:28 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Dave Grohl's SXSW 2013 Keynote Speech

Dave Grohl
Credit Matt Sayles c/o NPR Music

Dave Grohl has become the unofficial Mayor of Rock 'n' Roll: a gregarious ambassador who wins armloads of Grammys and even directs a music documentary. Live on March 14, NPR Music will stream and broadcast Grohl's keynote address at the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas, starting at noon ET.

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Local Exposure
12:13 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Cincinnati Among Top Spring Break Destination for Families

Livability.com has named Cincinnati as one of the top Spring break quick getaway destination for families.

Among the top reasons to visit Cincinnati, the article listed:

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Local Exposure
4:46 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

Zoo Academy

While visiting the Cincinnati Zoo this year, I struck up a conversation with a few of the young people working at the zoo and was amazed to find out that they were both graduates of Zoo Academya school inside the zoo

Started in 1975, Zoo Academy is part of the Cincinnati Public School District and its part-time, vocational program became a four-year, college preparatory magnet school in 1995.

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Local Exposure
11:30 am
Tue January 15, 2013

Hemptations Revisited

On January 11, 2013, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer addressed the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors regarding the development of industrial hemp.

Last May we spoke with Beach, the owner and operator of Hemptations in O'Bryonville.  Hemptations is the region's largest proprietor of hemp-based products which include clothing, paper, lotions, soaps, thread and many other products for everyday use.

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Local Exposure
9:55 am
Fri January 11, 2013

New 'Survivor' cast includes Cincinnati native

Matt Bischoff and his 'beard wall' in his home in Cincinnati

Local musician, competitive beard grower and owner of Failure Bikes, Matt Bischoff will be among the 20 contestants in the next season of CBS's long-running reality show, Survivor.

Below is an archived interview I did with Matt for Local Exposure in December, 2011.

Matt Bischoff

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