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.

Curtis Sittenfeld is a Cincinnati native whose novels have topped the bestseller charts, and even after taking a 5 year break to start a family, she’s back on top with Sisterland. Curtis was in town recently and she came by our studios to talk about this book and her career so far with our Barbara Gray.

New season at the Contemporary Arts Center

Sep 13, 2013

September 21 kicks off the new season of provocative and challenging art exhibits at downtown’s Contemporary Arts Center, so our Jane Durrell welcomes in Curator Steven Matijcio to preview what visitors will see during the next year.

CD Review: new release from Ricky Nye

Sep 13, 2013

David Lewis has a review of the newest CD from Cincinnati’s own boogie woogie master, Ricky Nye, called The Three B's: Blues, Ballads and Boogie Woogie.

Book review: "Sister, Mother, Husband, Dog"

Sep 13, 2013

Kelly Blewitt reviews the new book from Delia Ephron, Sister, Mother, Husband, Dog, a collection of personal and poignant stories and essays, anchored by a remembrance of losing her older sister, writer Nora Ephron.

Artist Rebeca Calderón Pittman

Sep 13, 2013

Rebeca Calderon Pittman is a Guatemalan-born artist, now living in Cincinnati, and she is now featured in her first solo exhibition at the Northern Kentucky University Gallery. She and David Knight, gallery director at NKU, join Robyn Carey-Allgeyer to discuss her show (which closes September 20) and the adjacent exhibit of artwork from other local Latino artists.

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