Lee Hay

Announcer & Producer

Lee Hay has worked at all three Cincinnati Public Radio stations: WGUC in the mid-70's, WMUB in the late 70's, and WVXU since 1984. She is currently executive producer/host of the award-winning arts program Around Cincinnati Sunday evenings and The Blues on Saturday evenings. Her radio work has been awarded numerous awards including one from the Ohio Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission, numerous Communicator Awards, Society of Professional Journalists and the Ohio Associated Broadcasters Association. Most recently she has received a Certificate of Merit from the Gabriel Awards for The Journey from Within; and recognition from the Ohio Associated Broadcasters Association for Cincinnati Baseball: Crosley Field (2011) and The Who Concert: 30 Years Later and Baseball: A Little Known Chapter (2010). Hay is also WVXU's music director and with her jazz background was the Cincinnati correspondent for downbeat magazine.

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Music
10:26 am
Wed February 12, 2014

Blues with Lee Hay: 2/15/14

On the Blues show, Saturday night, February 15th at 11pm, you’ll hear some legendary musicians like Albert King, Etta James, and Bob Dylan.  The show begins with Kenny Wayne Shepherd and vocalist Noah Hunt who’ll be in Louisville on Tuesday, March 18th for a one-night show.  There’s also a song by Anders Osborne who’s part of the Southern Soul Assembly Tour coming to the Taft Theatre downtown on Wednesday, March 19th. 

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Music
12:18 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 2/15/14 show

Tune in Saturday night at 10 for Swing with Bill Cartwright.  Doris Day, Woody Herman, and the Andrews Sisters are just a few of the great performers you’ll hear.

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"Winter Storm"
12:00 am
Fri February 7, 2014

A poem from Kate Faddick

Local poet Kate Faddick reads her poem Winter Storm, from her book of poetry, Slipstream.

Music
3:14 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Local legend Rusty York passes away

According to a touching article written by Cliff Radel for the Cincinnati Enquirer, Rusty York, who owned Jewel Studio in Mt. Healthy, passed away recently in Florida.  You'll find some great photographs on his page in the Rockabilly Hall of Fame

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Arts
2:40 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Shades of Greatness: Art Inspired by Negro Leagues Baseball

The Negro League Baseball Museum has organized a traveling exhibition entitled, “Shades of Greatness: Art Inspired by Negro Leagues Baseball.”  The exhibition is on display through March 12th at the art galleries at Sinclair Community College

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