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.

Our Barbara Gray talks with local novelist Tricia Fields about the newest installment in her Josie Gray mystery series, Firebreak.

Josh McDermitt, who plays Dr. Eugene Porter, on the wildly successful AMC series, The Walking Dead, will be appearing this weekend, March 20th through the 22nd,  at the Horror Hound Weekend at the Sharonville Convention Center.  Other Walking Dead cast members, past and present, including Norman Reedus, who plays Daryl will also be there.

Detroit ‘67 is the new, prize-winning play debuting at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati on March 18. Rick Pender discusses this production, set in the racially-charged late 60’s, with two of the leading actors: Zina Camblin and Bryant Bentley.

Dr. Gary Zola, executive director of The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives and professor of the American Jewish Experience at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion here in Cincinnati, joins our Anne Arenstein to discuss the new book he edited, We Called Him Rabbi Abraham: Lincoln and American Jewry, a Documentary History.

The latest production from the creative minds at Madcap Puppets is Under the Bonsai, and it will be presented March 21 at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center and March 28 & 29 at the Cincinnati Art Museum. John Lewandowski, artistic & executive director, is with Lee Hay to talk about this production and Madcap’s new home in Westwood.

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