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.

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The Carnegie presents:
12:32 am
Fri January 11, 2013

In Concert: "Camelot"

Mark Hardy appears as King Arthur

Joshua Steele, the managing director of the Otto M. Budig Theater at The Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center in Covington, is in the studio with Jim Stump to talk about the upcoming in-concert performance of the classic Broadway musical, Camelot. This production will feature the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra and in the lead role of Arthur, Broadway veteran and longtime NKU theater professor, Mark Hardy. In-concert means there are no set changes and limited props and costumes, but the actors perform in character. This special production runs January 24 through February 3.


Lloyd Library & Museum
12:32 am
Fri January 11, 2013

What Makes the Reindeer Fly

The incredible Lloyd Library and Museum in downtown Cincinnati has a fascinating exhibit running until the end of February. Titled What Makes the Reindeer Fly, it is a book and art exhibit that explores the role of "magic," or hallucinogenic, mushrooms both scientifically and culturally from around the globe and how they have a greater presence culturally then you ever imagined possible. Curator Anna Heran talks about this fun and informative exhibit in an interview with Lee Hay.


"Extinction"
12:32 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Big Rock Club

A song from the Northern Kentucky father/son 3-pc band Big Rock Club.  Their CD, Extinction, was released in October, 2012.

Wagner Society Cincinnati
12:32 am
Fri January 4, 2013

2013 Wagner Festival

Anne Arenstein learns about the upcoming 2013 Cincinnati Tri-State Wagner Festival, celebrating the works of composer Richard Wagner. Guests are Wagner Society Cincinnati founder Jim Stouffman and their opera authority, Charles Parsons, who detail the various events and performances that will take place this year.


Author Ben Sandmel
12:32 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Ernie K-Doe: The R&B Emperor of New Orleans

Cincinnati native Ben Sandmel has studied music and musicians during his career, and now living in New Orleans, he has written about one of the true pioneers of R&B music in his new book Ernie K-Doe: The R&B Emperor of New Orleans. The author was recently a part of the Books by the Banks book festival in Cincinnati, and recently spoke by phone with David Delagator to talk about this interesting artist, best known for his hit Mother in Law.


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