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 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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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Dorothea Lange, American Photographer

Book by Elizabeth Partridge shows photographer's outstanding works.
Provided, elizabethpartridge.com

  Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning celebrates one of the twentieth century’s most important photographers, Dorothea Lange. The companion to a PBS American Masters episode that will air later this year, the book offers an intimate view into the life and work of one of our most cherished documentary photographers.

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Cincinnati Edition
7:30 am
Sun February 2, 2014

Reducing Infant Mortality

Premature birth is the leading cause of infant death
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