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.

Another tradition in our area this time of year is visiting the Krohn Conservatory in Eden Park for their Holiday Show featuring beautiful plants, toy trains, the Schmalz Family Holiday Village, and more.

A Song From Tommy Emmanuel

Nov 20, 2015

Internationally acclaimed guitarist Tommy Emmanuel will present his first Christmas concert in Cincinnati on Wednesday, December 9 at McAuley Performing Arts Center.

Bestselling author Patricia Cornwell is back with another gripping psychological tale featuring protagonist Dr. Kay Scarpetta, this one entitled Depraved Heart.

Maureen Kennedy, the co-founder of the Irish Heritage Center of Greater Cincinnati, is in the studio with Jim Nolan to talk about their upcoming music & dance concert, Irish Christmas in America.

Sean McGary is a popular local guitarist and member of the band Freekbass and has just released his first solo CD, What a Life

The Cincinnati Art Museum brings high fashion to Mt. Adams with their new exhibit High Style: Twentieth-Century Masterworks from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection.

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.