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, 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 Third Annual Cincinnati Bach Fest is celebrating BACHTOBERFEST with a month of performances in inviting and unique locations and spaces.

The Krohn Conservatory in Cincinnati’s Eden Park has a full slate of events and activities planned for October in conjunction with their Fall Floral Show.

Our contributor David Lewis has a commentary about the life and career of Piqua, Ohio’s native sons and musical legends, The Mills Brothers.

"Pentecost" Opens CCM's Mainstage Drama Season

Sep 25, 2015

Pentecost is a 1994 play of politics, religion and ideas by David Edgar and it’s coming to the stage at the University of Cincinnati College – Conservatory of Music starting September 30.

Beautiful Choral Music From The October Festival Choir

Sep 25, 2015

The 14th season of the October Festival Choir at Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church kicks off on October 4 and our Anne Arenstein previews the concert schedule with the festival’s artistic director and founder, Christian Miller.

Local educator and poet Pauletta Hansel has released her largest collection of poems, Tangle, and she joins our Barbara Gray to talk about the 100+ pages of her works, created between 2011 and 2015.

Coming for the first time to a Cincinnati stage is the unique musical, Bonnie and Clyde. Sunset Players, based at the Arts Center at Dunham, celebrates its 36th season with this production that combines music of the 1920’s with rock and ballads.

There is a lot going on at Butler County’s Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum, highlighted by their upcoming fun fundraising event, the Zombie Ball.

Kristin Hannah is the bestselling author of more than 20 books and she joins our Kelly Blewett on the phone to talk about her latest, The Nightingale, a WWII novel about the war’s impact on the lives of two sisters.

Book Review: "Early Farming Woman" By Jean Bryner

Sep 25, 2015

Book review: Roberta Schultz reviews Early Farming Woman, the new chapbook of poetry from nurse and poet Jean Bryner.