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.

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Author Jennifer Chiaverini
12:32 am
Fri January 25, 2013

"Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker"

Perennial New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini has departed from her acclaimed Elk Creek Quilt series to write about Mary Todd Lincoln’s closest confidant, Elizabeth Keckley, in her newest novel Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker. She spends a few minutes talking with Barbara Gray about her new book and the current interest in the times of Abraham Lincoln.


Co-founder Kim Popa
12:32 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Pones, Inc. Dance Company

Pones, Inc. performing on a TANK bus

Jim Stump welcomes in Kim Popa, the co-founder/artistic & executive director of Pones, Inc., the contemporary dance company that often performs in non-traditional spaces. They discuss the history of the group and some of their upcoming performances.


Commentary
12:32 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Hymns with Cincinnati Connections

Our Roberta Schultz provides a commentary about famous hymns with Cincinnati connections. This is based on information found in the book The History of Hymn Singing As Told Through 101 Famous Hymns by Charles Johnson.


"The Boy Who Would be Famous"
12:32 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Rick Sowash, Renaissance Man

Self-proclaimed Renaissance man, Rick Sowash, is a classical music composer, author, public speaker, and guard at the Cincinnati Art Museum. While his previous books have been for a pre-teen audience, his newest, The Boy Who Would be Famous, is an autobiography of his early life. He joins Jane Durrell to discuss his varied interests and why he has penned this book at this time in his life.


Pianist Terrence Wilson
12:32 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Benjamin Carlson-Berne Memorial Scholarship

Terrence Wilson

The Benjamin Carlson-Berne Memorial Scholarship was established to provide instrumental music lessons for underserved youth in the Cincinnati community. To raise funds, they will host a benefit concert on February 1 with acclaimed pianist Terrence Wilson. Susan Carlson joins Brian O’Donnell to talk about how this scholarship program came to be and details on this concert at the School for Creative and Performing Arts.


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