Mark Perzel

Host of Cincinnati Edition

Mark Perzel hosts 91.7 WVXU’s Cincinnati Edition on Monday afternoons at 1:00 pm. 

In addition, he can be heard weekday evenings hosting classical music on 90.9 WGUC.  He is also known throughout the public radio industry for inventive, award-winning holiday programs like Tunes from the Crypt, Tunes from the Crypt Goes to the Movies, Feast for the Ears, andLove Greetings.

Mark has worked in the radio industry for more than thirty years. He began in the business when he was a teenager in Charlotte, North Carolina, volunteering for a public radio station.   He attended the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, majoring in broadcasting and minoring in violin performance.

He has performed speaking parts with performing organizations throughout the tri-state including the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Carnegie Opera Theatre, and the Linton Chamber Music Series, and done voiceover work for numerous commercials and industrial videos.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Hate Crimes in the Hearltand Premiers

New documentary on racism in America premiers at Freedom Center
Provided, hatecrimesheartland.com

  Hate Crimes in the Heartland, a new documentary that explores the 250,000 hate crimes committed in the United States each year through the lens of two hate crimes in Tulsa, Oklahoma, premiers Monday night at the Freedom Center. Emmy Award-winning Film Maker Rachel Lyon discusses her latest documentary. To view a trailer of the film, click here.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Beekeeping and Honeybees

Honeybees
TwoHoneys Bee Company

  Where would we be without the honeybee? Our tea wouldn’t taste as sweet, sure, but honeybees also account for 80% of all insect pollination, so we’d have a lot  fewer fruits and vegetables to eat. Liz Tilton owner of TwoHoneys Bee Company, South Western Ohio Beekeepers Association (SWOBA) President Ray Babcock, and Beekeeper Sandra Murphy join us to explore the world of Honeybees.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Express Yourself, the Right Way

Showing a bit of heart, or a heart of bits.

  From heartfelt handwritten notes in greeting cards to “Oh You Kid” candies to “wanna hook up?” texts, expressing Valentine sentiments has changed over the years. University of Cincinnati Communications Professor and Founder and President of The Image Establishment LisaMarie Luccioni joins us to discuss sending the right message, on Valentine’s Day, or any day. 

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri February 14, 2014

MamLuft&Co. Dance Premiers /SHIFT/

Dancers (L to R) Emily Scott, Clint Fisher, and Susan Honer.
Provided, MamLuft&Co. Dance

  MamLuft&Co. Dance premiers a new work at the Aronoff Center for the Arts on February 21 and 22. /SHIFT/ follows a community forced into a world of change and rebuilding by an unknown catastrophic event. Jeanne Mam-Luft talks about the work and the dance company.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Cincinnati Magazine: How Cincy Are You?

February issue of Cincinnati Magazine
Cincinnati Magazine

  You might be a native, or maybe you just moved here, but, really, just “How Cincy Are You?”  For their February issue the folks Cincinnati Magazine put together several quizzes you can take to determine your Cincinnati-ousness, along with helpful hints on everything from how to run the Flying Pig to how to remove a chili stain.

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