Benjamin Netanyahu
10:18 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Diogenes Theater Company presents "Bibi" at the Aronoff Center

Cincinnati’s Diogenes Theater Company will present the one-man play Bibi, about Israeli President Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu on July 22-24 at the Aronoff Center. Playwright Kalman Kivkovich discusses his play and Netanyahu with Robyn Carey-Allgeyer.

Cincinnati Reds
10:15 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Reds Hall of Fame ready to induct 4 new members, including Parker, Oester and Griffey Jr.

Four former Reds’ greats, three with Cincinnati roots, will be inducted into the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame next month: Dave Parker, Ron Oester, Ken Griffey, Jr. and veteran selection Jake Beckley.  Howard Wilkinson previews all the events surrounding the August 8-10 induction weekend with Executive Director Rick Walls of the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum.

America Abroad Special
10:14 am
Mon July 21, 2014

When Water Scarcity Leads to Conflict

The Indo-Gangetic Basin, which lies at the foothills of the Himalayas, is one of the areas in the world facing a huge water crisis.

Thursday, August 14 at 7 pm:
Hosted by Hari Sreenivasan

The spring 2014 drought in California drove home the danger that societies face when water supplies run low.  But in places such as sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, drought doesn't just put a crimp in a comfortable lifestyle, it is often a cause for war.

Cincinnati Museum Center
10:12 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Cincinnati's history in black & white photography, now on display

The Cincinnati Museum Center has a photographic stroll through our city’s history with their current exhibit Treasures in Black & White: Historic Photographs of Cincinnati. Scott Gampfer, director of the History Collection & Library at the Museum Center, tells Jane Durrell that the exhibit spans 100 years of our history, from 1860-1960 and will run until late October.

Around Cincinnati
10:09 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Preview the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's 2014-15 season

Coming off their successful anniversary year and completion of Shakespeare’s canon, there is no down time for the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. As Jeanna Vella from CSC tells our Jim Stump, they are mounting the always fun Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) for the summer before starting their 2014-15 season with such classics as Little Women, The Comedy of Errors, Henry V and more.

Personal poetry
10:03 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Local poet Karen George and the story behind "Inner Passage"

Barbara Gray welcomes to the studio Karen George, a local poet whose new chapbook, Inner Passage, was inspired by an Alaskan cruise she and her husband took prior to his death.

News Quiz
10:02 am
Mon July 21, 2014

News Quiz for July 21, 2014

Postive Image Arts
9:59 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Baoku Moses & the Afrobeat Band performs July 23 in Clifton

Local artist and musician Baoku Moses joins our Ron Esposito to talk about the mission and goals of his performing arts organization, Positive Image Arts, plus his July 23 concert at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center with The Afrobeat Band.

Politics
8:49 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Howard Wilkinson's Monday morning politics chat

Howard Wilkinson

WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson talked with Maryanne Zeleznik this morning about where the Ohio governor's race stands, less than four months from election day.

Addendum: There were other cities that have hosted both the Democratic and Republican National Convention in the same year - most recently, Miami Beach in 1972 and Chicago in 1952.

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