Around Cincinnati

Sundays at 7 PM

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, Grayson, 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. 

Around Cincinnati is made possible in part by a grant from ArtsWave.

Ohio native and bestselling author Celeste Ng recently visited Cincinnati to promote her latest novel, Little Fires Everywhere

Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to Cincinnati in December with two performances of the crowd-favorite holiday rock show, The Ghosts of Christmas Eve

Fans of The Walking Dead are anxiously anticipating the new season of the zombie drama on October 22. 

The 11th Annual Books by the Banks Cincinnati Regional Book Festival returns to the Duke Energy Convention Center on Saturday, October 28. 

New Music From Maurice Mattei

Oct 20, 2017

Local musician and artist Maurice Mattei is ready to release his latest CD, Jealous Wreck

Saad Ghosn, founder of SOS Art, is curating the current exhibit at the Kennedy Heights Arts Center, Voices from Oaxaca, Social and Cultural Reflections

Movie Review: "Lucky"

Oct 20, 2017

Movie Review: Our friend Larry Thomas is back with a review of Lucky, featuring the final screen performance of the late character actor Harry Dean Stanton.  Lucky is now showing at the Esquire Theatre in Clifton.

A Poem From Roberta Schultz

Oct 20, 2017

Poetry Reading: Around Cincinnati contributor Roberta Schultz reads the poem, “Iona,” from her  new chapbook, Songs from the Shapers Harppublished by Finishing Line Press.

Queen City Opera Presents Rossini's "Cinderella"

Oct 13, 2017

Queen City Opera returns to the Arts Center at Dunham with a production of Rossini's "Cinderella."

Two of the biggest holidays for puppeteers, Halloween and Christmas, are fast approaching. 

A Photographic Look At The Best Local Record Stores

Oct 13, 2017

A new photo book celebrating Cincinnati record stores has been released, just in time for gift-giving season. 

Cincinnati's Northside community embraces its diverse population, and two local human service agencies are teaming up to better support the neighborhood. 

Book Review: "Savage Country" From Robert Olmstead

Oct 13, 2017

Book Review: Barbara Gray reviews author Robert Olmstead's latest historic fiction, Savage Country, detailing this country's last major buffalo hunt.

The longest-running theatre company in Over the Rhine, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati, has just completed an expansion and renovation to add comfort and amenities to their space on Vine Street. 

The next concert in the Xavier University Jazz Series brings together some familiar names in jazz, combined into a supergroup called Hudson

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