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. 

Book Review: "My Master Recipes" By Patricia Wells

Apr 14, 2017

Book Review: David Delegator reviews the cookbook, My Master Recipes: 165 Recipes to Inspire Confidence in the Kitchen *With Dozens of Variations* by Patricia Wells.

Christian McBride is a renowned jazz musician and NPR host and contributor who will be performing with his trio as part of Xavier University's Jazz/Swing Series on April 28. 

National Poetry Month: Local Poet John Philip Drury

Apr 7, 2017

Celebrating National Poetry Month: Kelly Blewett has a conversation with UC English Professor and author of four books of poetry, John Philip Drury.

Aspiring and experienced playwrights are again invited to an intense week of workshops and conversations at the CCM Summer Playwrights Conference

Local author Patrick Edwards' book Space Tripping is the most recent Nerdist Contest winner, beating out 100+ other sci-fi submissions. 

Celebrating National Poetry Month: Local poet Jinny Berten recites That Dog from her book, We Dance.

Just north of Cincinnati is one of the most active community arts centers in the region. 

Book Review: "Arthur And Sherlock" by Michael Sims

Apr 7, 2017

Book Review: Kelly Blewett reviews Arthur and Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes, by Michael Sims.

Celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month: last year, local musicians Brad Myers and Michael Sharfe recorded their CD in the Cincinnati Public Radio Corbett Studio

Celebrating National Poetry Month: University of Dayton Professor Emeritus Dr. Herbert Woodward Martin joins Barbara Gray to discuss his lifelong interest in the writings of Paul Laurence Dunbar.

It's already time to be thinking of summer and summer camps for kids. 

Celebrating National Poetry Month: Local poet Jinny Berten reads her poem The Breath of Dawn from her book We Dance.

Enjoy A Play With Your Lunch At Memorial Hall

Mar 31, 2017

Memorial Hall has a new, creative way to spend your lunch hour. Play With Your Lunch is a series featuring local actors, short plays and lunch and director Herb Duval has more details in this conversation with Jim Stump.

Poet & Playwright Teri Foltz

Mar 31, 2017

Celebrating National Poetry Month: Elaine Diehl introduces listeners to local poet, playwright, retired teacher and writer of the new semi-autobiographical play Faculty LoungeTeri Foltz, who will share one of her poems.

Book Review: "Driven Toward Madness" By Nikki M. Taylor

Mar 31, 2017

Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews former UC Professor Nikki M. Taylor'Driven Toward Madness: The Fugitive Slave Margaret Garner and Tragedy on the Ohio (New Approaches to Midwestern History)  advance of the author's April 8 talk at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

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