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 May 9, 2014

Gabrielle Zevin, and the World of Books

Latest novel from Gabrielle Zevin an appreciation of the magical world of books.
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Gabrielle Zevin’s latest novel, The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, is a love letter to the world of books, and booksellers, that changes our lives by giving us the stories that open our hearts and enlighten our minds. Garbrielle Zevin joins us, along with Craig Popelars, director of Marketing with Algonquin Books, and Michael Link, Author and Publisher coordinator at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, to discuss the novel, and how a book makes it from manuscript to your reading table. Gabrielle Zevin will be doing a book signing at Josepth-Beth in Rookwood at 7:00 this evening.

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri May 2, 2014

48 Hour Film Project Cincinnati

A complete film, start to finish, in one weekend

This year, Cincinnati will be one of a record 125 cities worldwide – from Beijing to Lisbon - competing in the 48 Hour Film Project. On the weekend of May 16 - 18, filmmakers from all over the Cincinnati area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go up against films from around the world. Kat Steele, executive director of the Cincinnati Film Festival and producer of the Cincinnati 48 Hour Film Project,  Jen Day from team "Fish in Glass Box" and Daniel Perrea from team "Rockline Films" join us to explain the whirlwind process that is creating a film, from writing and casting to filming and editing, in a single weekend.

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Garrison Keillor, The Keillor Reader

New book features Keillor's wide body of work.
Credit Provided, Garrison Keillor

  

Garrison Keillor has a new book out, The Keillor Reader, which brings together the full range of his work: monologs from A Prairie Home Companion, stories from The New Yorker and The Atlantic, excerpts from novels, newspaper columns. With an extensive introduction and head-notes, photographs, and memorabilia, The Keillor Reader also presents pieces never before published. We talk with Garrison Keillor about his experiences and writing. He will be in town on May 8 for a book signing at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, for information click here.

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Some Turn 50, Some Hit 50

New book from Annabelle Gurwitch on turning 50.
Provided, Anabelle Gurwitch

Every seven and a half seconds, someone in America turns 50. While some people like to say “50 is the new 40,” actress/comedienne/writer Annabelle Gurwitch disagrees. In her new collection of essays, I SEE YOU MADE AN EFFORT, Gurwitch explores the hazards of reaching the half century mark. She shares some of the incites she’s had on reaching the big 5-0.

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed April 30, 2014

Stories in the Grove, Spring Grove Cemetery

New book by Phil Nuxhall reveals 150 interesting people and places from Spring Grove Cemetery.

  In his new book, Stories in the Grove, historian and author Phil Nuxhall takes readers on a personal tour of his favorite 115 people, places and things at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum.  You’ll learn about Babe Ruth’s manager, Wild Bill Hickok’s wife, the oven window inventor, and dozens of others who make Spring Grove the “go-to” cemetery.

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