A new effort is underway in Cincinnati to address health disparities in urban neighborhoods. First Lady Dena Cranley and about 20 pastors' wives are involved in the program.
Cranley launched the First Ladies Health Initiative Friday during an event at City Hall.
“This initiative will leverage the leadership of the first ladies of the churches of Cincinnati to empower their congregation and community to make smart decisions about health and wellness,” Cranley said.
Cincinnati native Keith Josef Adkins’ new play, Safe House, explores a little known chapter in our region’s pre-Civil War history, and he’s in the studio with our Rick Pender to discuss the play’s world premiere at Playhouse in the Park.
Stephen Skiles, director of theater at Xavier University, joins Jim Stump with a preview of the upcoming productions on campus including Godspell, which is running now, and Black Fly Spring, coming in December.
The Queen City Chamber Opera and Cincinnati’s Wagner Society are collaborating again this year on presenting a Wagner opera, Siegfried, Act 1. Joining Anne Arenstein to talk about this production are Isaac Selya of QCCO and Jim Slouffman from the Wagner Society.
Brian O’Donnell welcomes in local musician Tim Goshorn to talk about a benefit concert for the local musician support fund,Play It Forward, to help with the medical expenses for his brother, fellow musican Larry Goshorn.