Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Dr. Karen Strier to Speak at Barrows Conservation Lecture Series

Professor of Anthropology Dr. Karen Strier to present at the Barrows Conservation Lecture Series April 9.
Provided, University of Wisconsin

  

University of Wisconsin Professor of Anthropology Dr. Karen Strier is the opening speaker for this year’s Barrows Conservation Lecture Series. in her April 9 presentation, “Primate Conservation in the 21st Century: Insights from the Muriqui Monkeys of Brazil,” Dr. Strier will trace the behavioral, ecological, and demographic changes over her 30-year study of a growing population of one of the world’s most critically endangered primates. She spoke with the Cincinnati Zoo’s Thane Maynard about her findings, and what they mean for our rapidly changing world.

Same-sex marriage
6:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Federal Judge says he will declare Ohio's gay marriage ban unconstitutional

Nicole Yorksmith and wife Pamela want to be listed on their children's birth certificates and are among same-sex couples suing Ohio.
Credit Ann Thompson / WVXU

Update: Federal Judge Timothy Black says he will issue a ruling by April 14 striking down a portion of Ohio's gay marriage ban passed by voters in 2004. Attorney Al Gerhardstein, representing plaintiffs in a lawsuit about birth certificates, amended his request to ask Black to declare all aspects of Ohio's gay marriage ban unconstitutional. (except the part about getting married in Ohio, because his clients were already married) In federal court Friday morning, the judge said he would do that.

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ArtsWave
1:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

CincySings debuts at the Aronoff Center on April 9

As part of the final push of this year’s ArtsWave campaign, the inaugural CincySings event will happen on April 9 at the Aronoff Center. As host Drew Lachey explains to our Jim Stump, the competition features choirs from 10 companies who held internal contests as part of their ArtsWave effort plus one wild card team selected by the general public.

National Poetry Month
1:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Local poet Mary Anne Reese

April is National Poetry Month so Barbara Gray talks with, and enjoys poems from, local poet Mary Anne Reese. Her new chapbook of poems, Down Deep, is now available from Finishing Line Press in Georgetown, Kentucky.

Shake It Records
1:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Coming April 19 - National Record Store Day!

It’s almost time to again celebrate those local, iconic and often eclectic purveyors of recorded music… April 19 is the 7th Annual National Record Store Day! Our Frank Johnson talks with Jim Blase from Northside’s Shake It Records about the reasons for National Record Store Day, how musicians have found ways to support it, and the health of local, independent stores.

Author Katy Butler
1:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Book review: "Knocking on Heaven's Door"

Kelly Blewett has a review of Katy Butler’s new book Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death.

Country/Americana
1:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Buckle Up Music Festival debuts this summer

The forces behind Cincinnati’s Bunbury Music Festival are adding a new, country music event the weekend after Midpoint. Lee Hay learns all about the Buckle Up Music Festival and some of the big name performers (Willie Nelson, Alabama, Allison Krauss and Union Station, and more) from organizer/founder Bill Donabedian.

National Poetry Month
1:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Poetry events this month at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County are celebrating National Poetry Month with a series of events and readings. David Siders, manager of the Popular Library, joins Robyn Carey-Allgeyer with a preview of the activities and details of their recently completed poetry contest.

French Food Scene
1:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Author Patricia Wells and her "The Food Lover's Guide to Paris"

If a trip to Paris is in your future, you’ll want to be ready for the exciting food scene in that city. Frank Johnson spends a few minutes with Paris authority and author Patricia Wells about her new book.

The Big Screen
1:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Movie Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

After last year’s Moonrise Kingdom, I wasn’t sure if Wes Anderson could top, or even equal, himself with his next movie. He has. The Grand Budapest Hotel is a shaggy dog story, or in this case, a shaggy hotel story, set in a fictitious European country between the two world wars and into the years of communism.

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