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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New Cars, Trucks, SUV's and More
12:32 am
Fri February 8, 2013

Cincinnati Auto Expo

One of the great weekends of winter is going to the Duke Energy Convention Center to see the annual Cincinnati Auto Expo, presented by the Greater Cincinnati Auto Dealers Association and Hart Productions. Lee Hay speaks with Charlie Howard, executive vice-president of the GCADA about this year’s presentation of new cars, trucks, SUV’s, hybrids and crossovers, opening on February 20.


Author Eve LaPlante
12:32 am
Fri February 8, 2013

Louisa May Alcott and Abigail May Alcott

With newly uncovered family papers long thought destroyed, Eve LaPlante-a great-niece and cousin of Abigail and Louisa May Alcott – was able to write two recently released books about this famous, yet not fully understood family. Barbara Gray had the opportunity to talk by phone with the author about Marmee & Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother and My Heart is Boundless: Writings of Abigail May Alcott, Louisa's Mother.


AMC Best Picture Showcase
12:32 am
Fri February 8, 2013

See All the Best Picture Nominees Before the Awards

Larry Thomas tells listeners who love movies, but have not yet seen all the Oscar Contenders, about the AMC Best Picture Showcase, a chance to see all 9 movies on one Saturday, or over 2 Saturdays in February. AMC Theaters in this area include Newport on the Levee, West Chester, Hamilton and Richmond, Indiana.


Flmmaker's Newest Biopic
12:32 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Cincinnati Native Steve Gebhardt

Cincinnati native and filmmaker Steve Gebhardt joins our contributor Ron Esposito to talk about his newest directorial effort, a biography of Marcello Baraghini, founder of the militant Italian publishing house, Stampa Alternativa, and various socialist newspapers.


Mark Flanigan & Nick Barrows
12:32 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Versus - 2 Books of Poetry in One

Barbara Gray welcomes in two local poets who have combined to publish one book, Versus, that contains a full book of new poems from each. Nick Barrows book is The Rabbit Punch Defense, and Mark Flanigan’s is Journeyman’s Lament.


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