Around Cincinnati

Sundays at 7 PM

Greater Cincinnati has a vibrant arts scene, and Around Cincinnati keeps you up to date with local, regional and national guests.  Each week from 7-8pm on Sunday evenings, you'll hear from local contributors who with their guests explore a wide range of subjects from books & poetry, art exhibitions, theatrical productions, area choirs, concerts and musicians, as well as festivals and dance groups.  Some of the contributors include Rick Pender, Anne Arenstein, Jim Stump, Roberta Schultz, Jane Durrell, David Delegator, Barbara Gray, Dave Lewis, Ron Esposito, Stuart Holman, and Kelly Blewett.  Brian O'Donnell, Frank Johnson, Suzanne Bona, Howard Wilkinson, and Jim Nolan, staff members of Cincinnati Public Radio, also help out. 

If you have an interview idea for Around Cincinnati, please contact Lee Hay, Producer/Host of Around Cincinnati, at  Around Cincinnati is made possible in part by a grant from ArtsWave.

Ariel String Quartet

Sep 7, 2012

The Ariel String Quartet opens the University of Cincinnati - College Conservatory of Music’s new concert season on September 11. Anne Arenstein speaks with Amit Even-Tov and Jann Grunning, two members of the Quartet, about their 10th anniversary together and their new quartet-in-residence status at CCM.

Trio Pi + 1

Aug 31, 2012

Give a listen to a new local jazz recording entitled If You Never Come to Me by Trio Pi + 1 from their cd, Eclypso.

Shakespeare in the Park

Aug 31, 2012

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company will present The Tempest in Washington Park on Sunday, September 9, sponsored by ArtsWave. This free event will include audience participation and is family friendly.

The Row by Row Dinner

Aug 31, 2012

Gorman Heritage Farm in Evendale is hosting an event to not only raise funds, but to raise awareness of local farmers selling directly to local restaurants. The Row by Row Dinner is on September 8 and Barbara Gray learns all the details from Vicki Foster and Jamie Stoneham of Gorman Heritage Farm.

Good People

Aug 31, 2012

The regional premiere of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Good People opens the new Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati’s season. Jim Stump previews this production with two of the actors, Annie Fitzpatrick and Chris Clavelli.

Andy Warhol at the CAC

Aug 31, 2012

Image Machine: Andy Warhol & Photography will be opening this month at the Contemporary Arts Center downtown. Jane Durrell welcomes the CAC’s Raphaela Platow to talk about this photographic exhibition, the celebrities it showcases, and how it ties in to the city-wide FotoFocus event.

PIP Artistic Director Blake Robison

Aug 31, 2012

The Blake Robison era at Playhouse in the Park begins this week with the opening production of The Three Musketeers. Rick Pender welcomes the new artistic director to discuss his transition to Cincinnati and why he chose this classic as his opening production.

Author James Lee Burke

Aug 24, 2012

Bestselling author James Lee Burke is back with another novel in the Dave Robicheaux detective series, Creole Belle, and David Delegator talks with the author about this iconic character and this newest adventure.

Dancing with Parkinson's

Aug 24, 2012

Cincinnati’s de la Arts Dance Company has started the Dancing with Parkinson’s program for patients with this disease and their caregivers. Elizabeth Grover, coordinator of the program, explains to Robyn Carey-Allgeyer that, while this is not a therapy or exercise class, it does provide movements that can be helpful to Parkinson’s patients.

Curtain Up!

Aug 24, 2012

Jim Stump welcomes League of Cincinnati Theatres President Cathy Springfield and LCT Board Member Sherry McCamley to talk about the work of the League and their 6th Annual Meet the Directors – Curtain Up event on September 9 at Joseph Beth Booksellers.