Around Cincinnati

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Greater Cincinnati has a vibrant arts scene, and Around Cincinnati keeps you up to date. Host Lee Hay is joined by prominent local contributors who have their fingers on the pulse of the community and introduce you to the cultural and arts organizations and events that make Cincinnati special.

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

Kate Andersen Brower, former Bloomberg News White House correspondent, has a new behind-the-scenes book about the president’s home called The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House and she’s on the phone with our Barbara Gray.

An exhibition featuring the works of Mark Catesby, North America's first naturalist, is now on view at Cincinnati Museum Center.

Book review: "The Way the World Is" by Michael Henson

May 15, 2015

Roberta Schultz reviews The Way the World Is: The Maggie Boylan Stories by author Michael Henson.

Bestselling author David Baldacci is back with a new thriller and a brand new character, a man with a perfect memory who must solve his own family’s murder in Memory Man, and he’s on the phone with Barbara Gray.

Rick Pender talks with Wendy Goldberg, the director of the new production at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Parks Thompson Shelterhouse Theatre, Circle Mirror Transformation by Annie Baker.

The dancing is back for the eighth year! Salsa on the Square happens on Fountain Square on Thursday evenings and Nicholas Radina joins Lee Hay with what to look forward to this summer.

Channing Seideman and her canine assistant Georgie are in the studio with Barbara Gray to talk about pet therapy, how Georgie helps Channing stay independent, and Georgie’s recent honor from Milk Bone Dog Biscuits.

You may not know Rick Hall’s name, but you’ve heard the music he has produced. Everyone from Mac Davis to Alicia Keys to Wilson Pickett to Aretha Franklin and many more. His memoir, The Man from Muscle Shoals: My Journey from Shame to Fame, is now out and he joins our Ron Esposito on the phone to talk about his life and career.

The 2015 MidWest Fleadh Cheoil (“feast of music”) is coming to Cincinnati, bringing 500 Irish singers, dancers, fans and friends. The Riley School of Irish Music’s Daniel Curtain and Amy Bogard join Brian O’Donnell to preview the big weekend.

Prolific author Shelley Shepard Gray is with our Barbara Gray to talk about her two latest novels, the start of her Amish Brides of Pinecraft series: The Promise of Palm Grove and The Proposal at Siesta Key.

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