Around Cincinnati

Sundays at 7 PM

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.

Comic book artist Tony Moore, one of the originators of the Walking Dead graphic novel series, sits down with Jim Nolan to discuss his work as well as the upcoming Cincinnati Comic Expo on September 22-23.

Poet Gerry Grubbs

Sep 7, 2012

Local poet Gerry Grubbs shares his poem, This Day.

The Red Chamber

Sep 7, 2012

Ohio author and former professor at Oberlin College, Pauline Chen, has published her first novel, The Red Chamber, and she joins Barbara Gray to talk about this retelling of the Chinese literary classic Dream of the Red Chamber.


Sep 7, 2012

David Delegator shares a preview of the band Antibalas, a jazz-influenced Afropop band from Brooklyn, NY, which is coming to the Taft Theatre on September 15.

Cincinnati Library Hosts Steamboat Exhibit

Sep 7, 2012

Steamboats through an Early Lens is the newest exhibit at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County’s main branch downtown. Jane Durrell welcomes Patricia van Skaik from the Library’s Genealogy and Local History Department to discuss this fascinating photographic exhibition and the history of steamboats in Cincinnati.

A Blessing to One Another

Sep 7, 2012

Returning to Cincinnati after seven years touring the country is A Blessing to One Another: Pope John Paul II and the Jewish People. This interfaith exhibit will be on display in the Skirball Museum at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion beginning September 10. Lee Hay speaks with one of the exhibit’s creators, Dr. James Buchanan, and the Skirball Museum’s curator, Jennifer Jensen

Ariel String Quartet

Sep 7, 2012

The Ariel String Quartet opens the University of Cincinnati - College Conservatory of Music’s new concert season on September 11. Anne Arenstein speaks with Amit Even-Tov and Jann Grunning, two members of the Quartet, about their 10th anniversary together and their new quartet-in-residence status at CCM.

Trio Pi + 1

Aug 31, 2012

Give a listen to a new local jazz recording entitled If You Never Come to Me by Trio Pi + 1 from their cd, Eclypso.

Shakespeare in the Park

Aug 31, 2012

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company will present The Tempest in Washington Park on Sunday, September 9, sponsored by ArtsWave. This free event will include audience participation and is family friendly.

The Row by Row Dinner

Aug 31, 2012

Gorman Heritage Farm in Evendale is hosting an event to not only raise funds, but to raise awareness of local farmers selling directly to local restaurants. The Row by Row Dinner is on September 8 and Barbara Gray learns all the details from Vicki Foster and Jamie Stoneham of Gorman Heritage Farm.