Music
6:54 pm
Sun July 13, 2014

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 7.19.14 show

On this evening's swing program, you'll hear some great vocalists including Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Jo Stafford.  There are a couple of versions of the song, "How High the Moon, " by Diane Schuur as well as Les Paul.  Plus big band selections from Benny Goodman, the classic "Body & Soul," Glenn Miller, and Duke Ellington's "Don't Get Around Much Anymore."

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Politics
12:00 am
Sun July 13, 2014

Could Portman or Kasich be the nominee at the Cleveland convention?

Ok, so Cleveland will host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

Hooray for you, Republicans in Cincinnati say wearily, after trying and failing to win the big prize for the Queen City.

Now, the question is, who will come out of that convention at the Quicken Loans Arena as the GOP nominees for president and vice president?

There is a possibility – slim, at this point, but a possibility – that the first presidential nominating convention to be held in Ohio in 80 years will nominate an Ohioan, either for president or vice president.

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IAFF convention
1:56 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

IAFF gathering part of busy convention month for Cincinnati

IAFF President Harold Schaitberger says delegates will be discussing many issues when they meet in Cincinnati next week.
Mark Heyne WVXU News

Thousands of firefighters are converging on Cincinnati for the 52nd biennial convention of the International Association of Firefighters, which starts Monday.  During a press conference Friday to welcome them, Convention and Visitors Bureau Chair Delores Hargrove-Young said the IAFF will  have an economic impact of more than $2 million for the region, and is part of a  busy month for the city's convention business:

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Citizen-General: Jacob Dolson Cox

The Civil War exploits of Jacob Dolson Cox

  Jacob Dolson Cox was a divinity student, Ohio governor, University of Cincinnati president, attorney, a contemporary of James A. Garfield and James Monroe, military historian, and a battlefield commander in the Union Army, rising to the rank of major general. A new biography of prominent Ohioan Jacob Dolson Cox by Eugene Schmiel reveals for the first time Cox’s remarkable Civil War service. Dr. Schmiel joins us to discuss his new book, Citizen-General: Jacob Dolson Cox and the Civil War Era.

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri July 11, 2014

The Boys in the Boat and the 1936 Olympics

The story of the University of Washington’s 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal.

  THE BOYS IN THE BOAT: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, by Daniel James Brown, tells the story of the University of Washington’s 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal, a team that transformed the sport and grabbed the attention of millions of Americans. Daniel James Brown joined us to talk about the improbable story of nine working-class boys from the American west who beat the odds and found hope in the most desperate of times.

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri July 11, 2014

A Boy and a Jaguar

The childhood story of Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, one of the world’s leading big cat experts.
Provided, Panthera

  Dr. Alan Rabinowitz is one of the world’s leading big cat experts, and has been called ‘The Indiana Jones of Wildlife Conservation’ by TIME Magazine. He has traveled the world on behalf of wildlife conservation and is responsible for the world's first jaguar sanctuary, the Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve in the mountains of Belize. The Cincinnati Zoo’s Thane Maynard had a chance to talk with Alan Rabinowitz about his work, and A Boy and a Jaguar, his picture book that tells the real-life story of his own childhood.

Bunbury Music Festival
4:00 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Bunbury gets rolling this weekend

The banks of the Ohio River are hosting a musical extravaganza this weekend as the Bunbury Music Festival returns to Sawyer Point and Yeatman's Cove in Cincinnati . The event Friday, Saturday and Sunday features 80 live performances on six stages.

"You really can't beat being on the river down there," said Bunbury marketing manager Brian Kitzmiller.  "The river stage alone, which is down on the Serpentine Wall, has the river backdrop; the bridge is behind there; and then the main stage has the arena in the background.  It's fantastic."

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Cincinnati Opera
1:00 am
Fri July 11, 2014

A preview of the Cincinnati Opera's first production of "La Calisto"

Anne Arenstein previews Cincinnati Opera’s production of La Calisto, the first baroque opera they’ve presented. Joining Anne are David Bates (director), Andrew Garland (baritone) and Nathalie Paulin (soprano). La Calisto will be performed at the School for Creative and Performing Arts for five performances beginning July 17.

"The Skin Collector"
1:00 am
Fri July 11, 2014

New Lincoln Rhyme thriller from author Jeffrey Deaver

Bestselling author Jeffrey Deaver (The Bone Collector) talks with our Barbara Gray about his newest Lincoln Rhyme thriller, The Skin Collector.

Northside
1:00 am
Fri July 11, 2014

An art exhibition honoring the memory of writer/artist Flannery O'Connor at Thunder Sky Gallery

Northside’s Thunder Sky Gallery’s current exhibition honors the 50th anniversary of the death of writer, painter and cartoonist Flannery O’ Connor. Keith Banner, one of the gallery directors, is in the studio with Jane Durrell with some background on the gallery and details on participating artists.

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