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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Literacy Council Benefit
3:00 pm
Sun August 19, 2012

Music Among Friends Concert

"Sunday Baroque" host Suzanne Bona

Next Sunday is the Fifth Annual Music Among Friends classical music concert, benefiting the Literacy Council of Clermont and Brown Counties. Brian O’Donnell speaks with organizer, performer, literacy tutor and host of Sunday Baroque on 90.9 WGUC, Suzanne Bona, about the event and this year’s performers.

Larry Kirwan: Rock and Read
3:16 pm
Wed August 15, 2012

Larry Kirwan: Rock and Read

Larry Kirwan

Featuring a solo performance by author, playwright and punk pioneer Larry Kirwan from the Irish rock band Black 47. He reads from some of his literary works and performs some of his memorable tunes in a one-man show recorded by WVXU on February 4th at the Irish Heritage Center of Greater Cincinnati.

Cincinnati Jazz
3:10 pm
Wed August 15, 2012

Cincinnati Jazz

Ron Enyard

Lee Hay hosts a one-hour special featuring a profile of Ron Enyard, a review of Ernie Krivda’s latest cd “Blues for Pekar,” and a performance by the popular jazz group, the Faux Frenchmen.

Frank Johnson talks with jazz drummer Ron Enyard, who’s played with many legendary jazz musicians and includes stories of his jazz career and the jazz scene in Cincinnati. There will be songs from the many legendary jazz musicians he listened to over the years.

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Poem by Richard Hague
3:00 pm
Sun August 12, 2012

A Poetry Reading from Saad Ghosen

Saad Ghosen

Saad Ghosn reads a poem by Richard Hague,"Conduit," from the 2012 Book of Poems & Drawings on Peace & Justice

Salsa on the Square
3:00 pm
Sun August 12, 2012

Nicholas Radina

Nicholas Radina

Nicholas Radina, Programming Director of Salsa on the Square, will be releasing the 4th annual cd which will be given away on a first-come first-served basis at the Salsa night event on August 23.  Brian O’Donnell also finds out about the remaining Salsa on the Square schedule and the new book coming out soon entitled Salsanati.

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