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.

"Daybreak"

Mar 8, 2013

Local author Shelley Shepard Gray is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author whose newest novel, Daybreak, has now been published. The author joins our Barbara Gray to talk about her writing, the success she’s achieved, and this new novel.


Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson

Mar 8, 2013

Johnathan Lee Iverson is a historic name you may not recognize. He is the first African-American ringmaster for the world famous Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, and he’s coming to Cincinnati with the circus’ newest production, Dragon. Frank Johnson has the ringmaster on the phone for a preview of the circus, which opens March 13 at US Bank Arena.


Western & Southern Open Needs Volunteers

Mar 8, 2013

One of the truly great events the Cincinnati area hosts every year is the Western & Southern Open at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason. This year’s event will happen August 10 -18, and the real backbone of this successful tournament is the army of volunteers who help visitors, players and sponsors enjoy being at a world-class tennis tournament. Mary O’Connor, the volunteer coordinator for the Open, joins Robyn Carey-Allgeyer with all the information about how to volunteer, positions available, and the perks that come with the job.


Iconic local music legend Bobby Mackey is in the studio with Brian O’Donnell in advance of his March 9 appearance at the main branch of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. During that talk, he’ll share stories of his music career and of his haunted nightclub in Wilder.


"Ever After" - the new Hollows Series novel

Mar 1, 2013

Barbara Gray spends a few minutes with acclaimed author Kim Harrison, talking about her “Hollows” series of books, and the newest installment, Ever After. As with all of the books in the "Hollows,” this one is also set in Cincinnati.


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