Jim Nolan

Interactive Communications Manager, Host of Local Exposure

Jim is a Northern Kentucky native and a father of three. In his spare time, Jim likes to read, play ice hockey and watch foreign films. He currently resides with his family on the East side of town.

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Our Jim Nolan has a review of the latest CD project from The Happy Maladies called Must Love Cats.

It’s almost time for the annual Bunbury Music Festival, this year featuring a new owner, new dates and a line-up of musical talent including The Avett Brothers, Snoop Dog, The Black Keys and more.

Jim Nolan reviews the second album from Cincinnati band Leggy called Nice Try.

Inspired by the historical figure of Sarah Grimke, Sue Monk Kidd, author of The Secret Life of Bees, presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world.  

Leggy: Nice Try

May 1, 2015

Those who live by the adage that "Less is More" probably haven't been properly introduced to the album Nice Try - the second release by Cincinnati's Leggy.

Leggy is a 3-piece band consisting of Chris Campbell [drums], Kerstin Bladh [bass] and Véronique Allaer [guitar], whose sound is the musical equivalent of peach schnapps - equally sweet and dangerous. 

One of the People’s Liberty’s 2015 Haile Fellowship winners, Brad Schnittger, is the founder of MusicLi, an online library of published original music from the Greater Cincinnati area that can be licensed for various commercial uses

The Wilderness of Ruin A Tale of Madness, Fire, and the search for America's youngest serial killer is a riveting tale of gruesome murder and depravity. At its heart is a great American city divided by class—a chasm that widens in the aftermath of the Great Fire of 1872.

Mark speaks with Kevin Grace, winner of the 2015 Cooper Award, presented by The Ohioana Library.

Created in 2003 and named for the founding family of Ohioana, the Cooper Award is given to an individual or organization that has made outstanding contributions to the promotion of books and reading in Hamilton County.

Grace is the head of the Archives & Rare Books Library and University Archivist at the University of Cincinnati. Grace won the award for his dedication to collecting and preserving rare books and archival materials and for his advocacy of the use of digital surrogates of rare books.

Dayton Daily News sports writer Hal McCoy shares experiences from his career in his book The Real McCoy: My Half Century with the Cincinnati Reds.

A song from folk duo Indigo Girls in advance of their appearance with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra on April 19.

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