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.

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Author Liz Coley
12:00 am
Fri February 28, 2014

"Pretty Girl-13" is a haunting new young adult novel

Liz Coley is an accomplished local author whose new young adult novel, Pretty Girl-13, is a haunting tale of a kidnapped teenaged girl who must reclaim and rebuild her life after 3 years in captivity. Barbara Gray spoke with the author about the research she put into this book and the reaction to it so far.

The Big Screen
12:00 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Movie Review: 3 Days to Kill

I’m guessing that, in the course of your movie-watching career, you have found yourself in the position of choosing a film even though it sounds totally illogical, perhaps even stupid, but yet turns out to be well done and incredibly entertaining.  Such is the case with 3 Days to Kill. In some ways, it’s the typical action flick, but at the same time the atypical action flick.

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Cincinnati Museum Center
12:00 am
Fri February 21, 2014

"Diana, A Celebration" on exhibit for the final time

Diana, A Celebration, the touring exhibit of all things Lady Diana, Princess of Wales, is now open at the Cincinnati Museum Center. One of the centerpieces of the exhibit is Diana’s wedding dress from her marriage to Prince Charles. The official dress handlers, Nick Grossmark and Graeme Murton, talk by phone with our Jim Stump to discuss the exhibit, the dress, and the continued interest in the late Princess.

"The Wright Company"
12:00 am
Fri February 21, 2014

The Wright Brothers' aviation business detailed in new book

Edward Roach is a historian at the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park and author of The Wright Company: From Invention to Industry, which details Orville and Wilbur’s business side of building and selling airplanes. The author talks with our Lloyd Bryant about the post-Kitty Hawk business world of the Wright Brothers.

Earl Rivers
12:00 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Composer John Adam's "El Nino" oratorio will be performed at CCM

Possibly the most significant American oratorio of the late 20th century, John Adams’ “El Nino” will be performed by the University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Musics Philharmonia, Chamber Choir, Chorale and Cincinnati Children’s Choir on March 2. Anne Arenstein welcomes in studio Earl Rivers, who will conduct this oratorio, to share his thoughts on the challenges, instruments and written words that make the pieces magic.

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