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. 

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Local photographer and video producer Ann Segal exhibits Under One Roof: From Bauhaus to Our House, an intimate conversation with Cincinnati photographers Anita Douthat and Cal Kowal as part of this year’s FotoFocus

Walnut Hills High School senior Adam Sella is organizing a benefit concert for the school’s STAR (Students Together Assisting Refugees)

Book review: Bestselling author Marisa Silver will be one of the featured authors at this year’s Books by the Banks Cincinnati Regional Book Festival on Saturday, October 15. 

Jazz Musician Eddie Gomez From Chick Corea Trilogy

Sep 30, 2016

Jazz musician Eddie Gomez is coming to Cincinnati as part of Chick Corea Trilogy, appearing as part of Xavier University’s Jazz Music Series on October 8. 

The Latest "Otis" Story From Loren Long

Sep 30, 2016

Local author and illustrator Loren Long has just released his sixth book in his popular Otis children’s series. 

Collegium Cincinnati is back with its popular Bach Festival, featuring events and performances in churches, retail stores and bars throughout October. 

Book Review: "The Bestseller Code"

Sep 30, 2016

Book Review: Kelly Blewett reviews The Bestseller Code: Anatomy of a Blockbuster Novel by Jodie Archer and Matthew L. Jockers.

The next regional premiere at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is Brownsville Song (B Side for Tray) from playwright Kimber Lee


The final exhibit curated by Cincinnati Art Museum’s Curator of Photography Brian Sholis before his move to Toronto is the first major museum survey of the Lexington Camera Club’s artistic achievements. 

A Poem From Judith Moffett

Sep 30, 2016

Poetry Reading: Judith Moffett recites Signals from her book, Tarzan in Kentucky.

The 10th Annual Books by the Banks Cincinnati Regional Book Festival will happen Saturday, October 15 at the Duke Energy Convention Center. 

Rehearsals are now underway for the one and only yearly performance by the October Festival Choir, happening October 2 at 4pm at Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church

The 3rd Annual DevouGrass Music & Arts Festival, benefiting the Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky, returns on Saturday, October 1 to Covington’s Devou Park

Local make-up artist Saadia Solomon is kicking off a creative web series to encourage positive feelings in all women. 

As part of FotoFocus, Cincinnati’s biennial celebration of the photographic arts, the Art Beyond Boundaries gallery will present the group show PhotoSpeak