Around Cincinnati

Sundays at 7 PM

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, Jane Durrell, David Delegator, Barbara Gray, Dave Lewis, Ron Esposito, Stuart Holman, and Kelly Blewett.  Brian O'Donnell, Frank Johnson, Suzanne Bona, Howard Wilkinson, 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  Around Cincinnati is made possible in part by a grant from ArtsWave.

The Victory Of Light Expo Will Feature 9 Animal Communicators

Nov 13, 2015

The Victory of Light Expo, featuring psychic, holistic and paranormal experts, will also feature animal communicators at the November 21-22 event.

Author Cindy Thomson has just released the third novel in her Ellis Island series, Sofia’s Tune, and she joins Barbara Gray to talk about the plot and the early 1900’s setting.

Acclaimed local musician Royal Holland recently visited our studio to talk with Jim Nolan about his new EP, Volume Two: Flamingo and to perform two of the cuts, Flamingo and Golem Effect.

MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir, will present their fall concert on November 14 & 15 and this one will have a decidedly mountain & bluegrass sound.

Time For The Weavers Guild's Annual Fiber Arts Sale

Nov 6, 2015

The Weavers Guild of Greater Cincinnati is gearing up for their annual Fiber Arts Sale, happening November 13-15.

Terrence Burke, the man behind Wump Mucket Puppets, is in the studio with Lee Hay to talk about a very busy summer; introduce his newest puppet, G’Wizzl; and a special appearance on Thanksgiving Day at the Fall Feast at the Duke Energy Convention Center.

Book Review: "We Were Brothers"

Nov 6, 2015

Book review: Kelly Blewett reviews We Were Brothers by Barry Moser.

Playhouse in the Park’s Thompson Shelterhouse Theatre will be heating up the holiday season with some of the best blues music ever written in their production of Low Down Dirty Blues.

Bestselling crime novelist J.A. Jance has decided to bring together the protagonists from her two most popular series in to her latest novel, Dance of the Bones.

Stuart Holman introduces listeners to Northside’s Restoration Guitar and its owner, Chris Sisson, who has provided a wide array of services for guitars and other fretted instruments for over 30 years.