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.

Larry Thomas tells listeners who love movies, but have not yet seen all the Oscar Contenders, about the AMC Best Picture Showcase, a chance to see all 9 movies on one Saturday, or over 2 Saturdays in February. AMC Theaters in this area include Newport on the Levee, West Chester, Hamilton and Richmond, Indiana.


Cincinnati Native Steve Gebhardt

Feb 1, 2013

Cincinnati native and filmmaker Steve Gebhardt joins our contributor Ron Esposito to talk about his newest directorial effort, a biography of Marcello Baraghini, founder of the militant Italian publishing house, Stampa Alternativa, and various socialist newspapers.


Versus - 2 Books of Poetry in One

Feb 1, 2013

Barbara Gray welcomes in two local poets who have combined to publish one book, Versus, that contains a full book of new poems from each. Nick Barrows book is The Rabbit Punch Defense, and Mark Flanigan’s is Journeyman’s Lament.


Gallery Director and Artist Bill Seitz

Feb 1, 2013

Longtime gallery director of The Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center in Covington, Bill Seitz, recently announced his retirement. Before he goes, he joins our contributor Judith Turner-Yamamoto to discuss the upcoming exhibition calendar, including the popular Art of Food; three special exhibitions coming in 2014; and the open call for artists for the 2014 gallery season.


"When the Rain Stops Falling"

Feb 1, 2013

The Know Theatre’s upcoming production is When the Rain Stops Falling by Australian playwright Andrew Bovell. Named “Best New Play of 2010” by Time Out Magazine, Brian Isaac Phillips of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company will direct this generational/time shifting play. Jim Stump talks with Brian about this unique drama and the all-star cast of Cincinnati actors he has assembled.


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