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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9:48 am
Tue May 27, 2014

Local poet Dr. Norman Finkelstein

Local poet Dr. Norman Finkelstein reads Novel from his collection of poems called From the Files of the Imminent Foundation.

New Though Unity Center
1:00 am
Fri May 23, 2014

Local musician Billy Larkin talks about upcoming Charles Holt performance

Charles Holt

Acclaimed local musician Billy Larkin spent a few minutes with our Ron Esposito to talk about an upcoming concert by Broadway veteran and recording artist Charles Holt. Along with performing great music, Mr. Holt will share his message of healing, empowerment, and freedom with the audience at the New Thought Unity Center in Clifton on May 31.

Family Fun Saturdays
1:00 am
Fri May 23, 2014

Betts House lets kids Build It! this summer

Cincinnati’s Betts House, Ohio’s oldest brick home, invites parents and kids this summer to come by and enjoy the exhibit Build It!, allowing for hands on activities to introduce the concept of architecture to the next generation. Executive Director Dayle Deardurff joins Jane Durrell to discuss the exhibit, on loan from archKIDecture of Chicago, how it fits into the Betts House mission, and the house’s Family Fun Saturdays.

"American Afterlife"
1:00 am
Fri May 23, 2014

A fascinating book about what can be learned visiting cemeteries on Memorial Day

Kate Sweeney, a producer for NPR, has just released her fascinating book, American Afterlife: Encounters in the Customs of Mourning, and she’s on the phone with Lee Hay to share what she learned about visiting cemeteries on Memorial Day, green cemeteries, roadside memorials and more.

Over the Rhine
1:00 am
Fri May 23, 2014

Time for the 11th Annual Cincinnati Fringe Festival

The 11th Annual Cincinnati Fringe Festival kicks off on May 27 with 160 performances of 36 unique productions at 10 different venues in Over the Rhine. Joining Jim Stump for a preview is outgoing Fringe producer Eric Vosmeier.