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 Robert Edsel
12:00 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Book review: "The Monuments Men"

George Clooney’s new movie, The Monuments Men, is based on a book by the same name by author Robert Edsel. Our Kelly Blewett has a review of the book about this unique art salvation mission during WWII.

Collegium Cincinnati
12:00 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Cincinnati now has its own Bach Festival starting March 9

Cincinnati will finally have its own Bach Festival, starting March 9 and running through the end of the month. The festival is being organized by the newly formed Collegium Cincinnati, led by Christopher Eanes, director of the Cincinnati Boychoir. He’s with Anne Arenstein to discuss the Bach Festival, including events, venues and performers.

National Women's Month
12:00 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Know Theatre and Freedom Center presenting "We Will Rise"

Know Theatre is joining with the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to revive the haunting, emotional We Will Rise: Selections from The Afghan Women’s Writing Project in honor of National Women’s Month. Eric Vosmeier, the Know’s artistic director, and Rachel Griner, a P&G loaned executive working with the Freedom Center, talk with Jim Stump about this staged reading production and how the Know commissioned the creation of this script.

Eye of the Artists Foundation
12:00 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Annie Ruth talks about her Ministry of Art effort

Local artist Annie Ruth, founder of the Eye of the Artists Foundation, recently returned from a trip to Kenya – part of her Ministry of Art effort - where she worked on art projects with children in the impoverished country. She joins our Jane Durrell to talk about the trip, her foundation, and the many struggles faced by the poorest of the poor in African nations.

Author Liz Coley
12:00 am
Fri February 28, 2014

"Pretty Girl-13" is a haunting new young adult novel

Liz Coley is an accomplished local author whose new young adult novel, Pretty Girl-13, is a haunting tale of a kidnapped teenaged girl who must reclaim and rebuild her life after 3 years in captivity. Barbara Gray spoke with the author about the research she put into this book and the reaction to it so far.

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