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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Cincinnati Rollergirls Ready to Hit the Rink

The Cincinnati Rollergirls return to the rink Saturday night.
Provided, Cincinnati Rollergirls

The Cincinnati Rollergirls have their first game of the season Saturday night at The Cincinnati Gardens. If you’ve never seen them, this is NOT your father’s roller derby, that staple of late-night weekend television. Played on a flat track, the action is up-close, fast, and fun. Team members Sydney Greathouse, player name Big Ugly, Jennifer Damron, Sailor Scary to her teammates, and Amanda Wilson, aka Mama Crass, join us.

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri March 28, 2014

National Geographic Writer Explores Cincinnati

National Geographic writer goes exploring, in Cincinnati.
National Geographic

  

Loyola University New Orleans visiting professor and National Geographic contributing writer Andrew Nelson visited Cincinnati and shared his experience in Cincinnati Chili, which appears in the April edition of National Geographic Traveler. Mr. Nelson will speak at the Over the Rhine Chamber Annual Meeting and Star Awards April 7. He talks with Mark Perzel about the last time he was in town.

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Threads of Heaven Exhibit at the Taft Museum

Imperial Dragon Insignia, China, 1850–1900, silk and metal thread embroidery on silk.
Provided, Taft Museum of Art

  

The Threads of Heaven: Silken Legacy of China’s Last Dynasty exhibit is now on display at the Taft Museum of Art. The exhibit illustrates the culture of the Qing dynasty and the final days of empire in China through more than 100 rarely seen items, including imperial silk robes, hats, fans, sleeve bands, rank badges, jewelry, shoes, and wall hangings. Lisa Morrisette, Taft Museum manager of School and Docent Programs, gives us an idea of some of the many beautiful pieces on display. 

Aronoff Center
1:00 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Shanti: A Journey of Peace comes to Cincinnati

The Cincinnati Arts Association will present Shanti: A Journey of Peace, described as an “Indian-American choral journey” on Saturday, April 5 at the Aronoff Center. Our Barbara Gray gets a preview of this unique production with the show’s music composer, educator and alumnus, Kanniks Kannikeswaran.

Marta Hewitt Gallery
1:00 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Artist Lyndsey Fryman uses son's autism as inspiration for her sculptures

A sculpture by Lyndsey Fryman

The Marta Hewitt Gallery is featuring an exhibit of works in April – Autism Awareness Month - by Lexington, Kentucky artist Lyndsey Fryman, whose work is inspired by her experiences as the mother of an autistic son. Robyn Carey-Allgeyer sat down in the studio with the artist and gallery owner Marta Hewitt to talk about this very personal exhibit.

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