Live in Dayton and Cincinnati
1:32 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Over the Rhine Coming Home

Over the Rhine returns to Dayton and Cincinnati

Musical group Over the Rhine will be playing two big shows in Ohio over the next couple of months. First stop is the beautiful Victoria Theatre in Dayton on October 26, and then their annual Christmas show at the Taft Theatre here in Cincinnati on December 1.

Sixth Annual Book Festival Next Weekend
1:31 am
Fri October 12, 2012

2012 Books by the Banks

Time for the Sixth Annual Books by the Banks Cincinnati USA Book Festival on Saturday, October 20. This free, family-friendly event features over 100 national and regional authors, panel discussions, book readings and a fun kid’s zone. Mark Perzel talks with two of the event organizers, Melissa Norris and Sandy Bolek, about some of the authors coming this year, the growth of the event, and plans to relocate the event to The Banks.

Field Notes with Thane Maynard
1:31 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Yellowstone Park Foundation

Yellowstone Park Foundation

The tight economy and rising prices hit everyone and every business, even a national park. Joining Thane Maynard this week is Ken Barrett from the Yellowstone Park Foundation, talking about the need for private funding to help maintain the beauty and integrity of the park. He also talks about his work with the fish population there and the increase in non-native species which are impacting the ecosystem of the native cutthroat trout.

Focus on Technology
1:31 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Preserving Plants at the Cincinnati Zoo

Dr. Valerie Pence, principal investigator for CREW

Our friends at the Cincinnati Zoo aren’t only into protecting and preserving animals; they are also into doing the same thing for plants. In this week’s Focus on Technology, Ann Thompson reports on efforts to save endangered plant species by using test tube reproduction.

Four Days of Design Events
1:31 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Cincinnati Open Design Event

Design by Nancy Todd

The Cincinnati Open Design Event (CODE) gets underway on October 17.  Designers of all types, developers, stylists, all gather together to discuss trends, technology and more in the areas of Style, Consumer and Entertainment. Mark Perzel welcomes Andrew Salzbrun to discuss the scope of this year’s CODE and the effort to outreach into the community during the four day by holding events throughout the downtown, Over the Rhine and Greater Cincinnati area.

The Big Screen
1:31 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Review: Looper

"Looper" is in theaters now.

Futuristic sci-fi time travel movies have been around for a long time, but generally rely on fancy, and expensive, special effects. It’s nice that Looper is relatively low budget… a reported 30 million… for a film like this. There are no spinning gadgets or spectacular tunnels of light. In fact, Looper is primarily character driven, with an intriguing story featuring some terrific performances.

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The Big Story
1:31 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Just Released: Regional Indicators Report

WVXU News Director Maryanne Zeleznik

WVXU News Director Maryanne Zeleznik has an interview with President of Vision 2015, Bill Scheyer, and executive director of Agenda 360, Mary Stagaman, who share the latest Regional Indicators report.  It will show how the Greater Cincinnati region compares with 12 other similar cities.  The report comes out biennially, this is the second of these reports.

Mill Creek Valley Protection
1:30 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Western Wildlife Corridor

Western Wildlife Corridor

The Western Wildlife Corridor is working hard to improve the Ohio River Valley, specifically on the western side of Hamilton County. Stretching from Mill Creek near downtown to the Great Miami River bordering Indiana, one of the primary threats, according to WWC President Tim Sisson, is the prevalence of invasive plant species. Mark Perzel talks with Mr. Sisson about this and other threats, and how the WWC is working to improve this area of the county.

The Front Row with Betsy Ross
1:30 am
Fri October 12, 2012

UC Head Coach Jamelle Elliott

Head Coach Jamelle Elliott - UC Bearcats Women's Basketball Team

Jamelle Elliott, head coach of the UC Bearcats women's basketball team is in The Front Row with Betsy Ross to preview the upcoming season and talk about how the program is progressing as she goes into her fourth year at the helm.

Historian/Author Donald Clare
1:30 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Rabbit Hash, Kentucky

"Rabbit Hash, Kentucky: River Born, Kentucky Bred" by Donald Clare

Rabbit Hash, Kentucky may be best known around here for their General Store or having a dog as mayor, but the town has a long and fascinating history.

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