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.

The Tony Award-winning musical The Secret Garden opens the 2015-16 season at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park.

Meet Kentucky's Poet Laureate George Ella Lyon

Aug 28, 2015
Ann W. Olson

Barbara Gray talks with the 2015-16 Poet Laureate for Kentucky, George Ella Lyon, about what the poet laureate does and her goals for her year.

The inaugural Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra Summermusik Festival will feature a performance by the local gypsy jazz band The Faux Frenchmen on August 29.

Jane Durrell learns about the Cincinnati Arts and Technology Center's Opportunity Summer program and a recent trip to Yellowstone National Park from the school’s CEO, Clara Martin, and Ronisha Bowden, one of the students who make the trip.

A Poem From Richard Hague

Aug 21, 2015

A poem from local poet Richard Hague from his book, During the Recent Extinctions.

Jim Pelz is an accomplished session and back-up musician and is known around Cincinnati for leading Hickory Robot for many years.

The start of the 2015-16 Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra season is fast approaching, which means planning for the ever-popular Opening Night Gala is well-underway.

The Westwood Art Show Is Back For Its 7th Year

Aug 21, 2015

Featuring more than 60 artists, live dance and music, fun for the kids and more, the 7th Annual Westwood Art Show takes place on September 12 in the Westwood Business District and our Anne Arenstein previews the event with co-chair Leslie Rich.

David FitzSimmons is an award-winning freelance photographer and writer whose children’s book series, Curious Critters, just expanded with the release of Curious Critters: Ohio.

Learn About Ohio-Born Jazz Musician Ted Lewis

Aug 21, 2015

Ted Lewis was an early 20th century jazz musician from Circleville, Ohio who spent much time performing in and around Cincinnati.  David Lewis has a conversation with Joseph Rubin who performs as and maintains a museum in honor of Ted Lewis.

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