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, Jim Stump, Roberta Schultz, Jane Durrell, David Delegator, Barbara Gray, Dave Lewis, Ron Esposito, Cliff Radel, Brian Powers, Stuart Holman, and Kelly Blewett.  Brian O'Donnell, Frank Johnson, Suzanne Bona, Howard Wilkinson, and Jim Nolan, staff members of Cincinnati Public Radio, also help out. 

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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.

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati opens its new season with the regional premiere of The Legend of Georgia McBride by Matthew Lopez

Photographer Michael McKeown spent a year wandering through Cincinnati's 52 neighborhoods, taking pictures of daily life for a photo essay. 

Jane Durrell welcomes gallery owner Dick Waller and artist Joe Girandola into the studio to talk about the exhibition Continental Divide: Standing on the Edge in Over the Rhine, now showing through September 30. 

Opening the new Playhouse in the Park season is an adaptation of the popular John Irving novel, A Prayer for Owen Meany

Book lovers who are looking for local books and authors have a new resource available to them. 

A commentary by our Jim Nolan about Welcome to Night Vale podcast creators Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor, who will be discussing and signing books with moderator Justin McElroy at Joseph Beth Booksellers on September 7 at 7pm. 

Arranger/composer Pat Kelly is in the studio with Ron Esposito to talk about the new CD from his jazz group, the PsychoAcoustic Orchestra, called Fun With Notes

The Popularity Of Adult Coloring Books

Aug 19, 2016

You see them everywhere in book stores and online retail sites – adult coloring books. Joining our Barbara Gray to talk about the craze is bestselling adult coloring book author Johanna Basford.

A Poem From Pauletta Hansel

Aug 19, 2016

A poetry reading from Pauletta Hansel, Cincinnati's poet laureate. 

The 3rd Annual Cincinnati Food + Wine Classic, a celebration of food and drink featuring acclaimed chefs, tastings and a myriad of events, happens September 23-25 at Yeatman's Cove along the river. 

It's time for the Ohio Valley Indigenous Music Festival featuring Native American music, vendors, arts & crafts and more – all happening at Patricia Allyn Park in Springboro. 

Book Review: "Sounds Like Teen Spirit"

Aug 19, 2016

Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews Sounds Like Teen Spirit: Stolen Melodies, Ripped-off Riffs, and the Secret History of Rock and Roll by Tim English.

Music From Over The Rhine

Aug 19, 2016

A song from Over the Rhine from their CD, Discount Fireworks

The upcoming 2016-17 season of the Xavier University Jazz Music Series features some of the most recognizable names in music including Chick Corea and Christian McBride

"Siracusa" - The New Novel From Delia Ephron

Aug 12, 2016

Acclaimed writer Delia Ephron has just released her new novel, Siracusa

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