Around Cincinnati

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Greater Cincinnati has a vibrant arts scene, and Around Cincinnati keeps you up to date with local, regional and national guests. 

Each week from 7-8pm on Sunday evenings, you'll hear from local contributors who with their guests explore a wide range of subjects from books & poetry, art exhibitions, theatrical productions, area choirs, concerts and musicians, as well as festivals and dance groups.  Some of the contributors include Rick Pender, Anne Arenstein, Jim Stump, Roberta Schultz, Robert Nave, Jane Durrell, David Delegator, Barbara Gray, Dave Lewis, Ron Esposito, Stuart Holman, and Kelly Blewett.  Brian O'Donnell, Frank Johnson, Suzanne Bona, Howard Wilkinson, Robyn Carey-Allgeyer, and Jim Nolan, staff members of Cincinnati Public Radio, also help out.

If you have an interview idea for Around Cincinnati, please contact Lee Hay, Producer/Host of Around Cincinnati, at Lhay@wvxu.org. 

The announcement of the 2017-2018 season from Broadway in Cincinnati, with a hint at a popular show coming during the 2018-2019 season, has musical theatre fans excited. 

The Ohio Sacred Harp Singing Convention Is Coming To OTR

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Coming to the First Lutheran Church in Over the Rhine is the Ohio Sacred Harp Singing Convention, a gathering of fans and musicians of this unique choral music. 

Fans of children's author Margaret Wise Brown will enjoy Kelly Blewett's conversation with biographer Amy Gary

The annual Constella Festival, a celebration of music and the arts, is returning to multiple venues around our area March 18-25. 

MUSE, Cincinnati's Women's Choir, is busy rehearsing for a busy March, including performances in celebration of International Women's Day on March 4 & 5. 

There is a lot happening at the Cincinnati Museum Center these days, including the restoration of its Union Terminal home and preparations for an upcoming blockbuster exhibit.

Locally created cat videos will be featured in the upcoming movie-themed fundraiser for the Ohio Alleycat Resource & Spay/Neuter Clinic (OAR)

Poetry From Michael Henson

Feb 17, 2017

Poetry: Local poet Michael Henson reads his poem Winter from his book, The Dead Singing.

Coming next to Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is the premiere of When We Were Young and Unafraid, which explores many social issues facing women in the early 1970's. 

Introducing Cincinnati's New Gallery 708

Feb 17, 2017

A new artist owned & operated gallery is open in downtown Cincinnati. 

The weekend modern design fans wait for each year is happening February 25-26 when 20th Century Cincinnati and its 70 dealers take over the Sharonville Convention Center

Book Review: "All At Sea: A Memoir"

Feb 17, 2017

Book Review: Kelly Blewett reviews All at Sea: A Memoir by Decca Aitkenhead.

Music: Legendary local jazz vocalist Mary Ellen Tanner is with the Lee Stolar Trio for this recording of But Not For Me.

Ed Stern is taking his long history of presenting and directing the popular "abridged" plays to Xavier University this month. 

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