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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The Big Screen
1:00 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Movie Review: Fading Giggolo

It’s quite easy to be a fan of John Turturro, the actor. He’s turned in a wide range of quality performances since 1980. Most notable on his resume are three films with the Coen Brothers, Miller's Crossing, O Brother Where Art Thou, and Barton Fink, four with Spike Lee including his terrific Do the Right Thing, and even stepping up to the high-tech action genre with a recurring role in three of the Transformer films.

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Irish Heritage Center
1:00 am
Fri May 9, 2014

World premiere production of "Tho' It Were Ten Thousand Miles"

The Irish Heritage Center of Greater Cincinnati will present the world premiere of Tho’ It Were Ten Thousand Miles, a play written by William H. A. Williams and directed by Maureen A. Kennedy, founder of the Irish American Theater Company, on May 16-18. The author and director join Robyn Carey-Allgeyer to discuss this new production and their collaboration.

Celebrity Chef
1:00 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Carla Hall from ABC's "The Chew" talks comfort food and Cincinnati chili

Celebrity chef and one of the hosts of ABC’s The Chew, Carla Hall, was in town recently and came by our studios for a talk with Robyn Carey-Allgeyer about her background, her new book Carla’s Comfort Foods: Favorite Dishes from Around the World, and of course, Skyline Chili.

Horseshoe Casino
1:00 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Peter Frampton in concert on June 22 at The Shoe

Music legend and former Cincinnati resident Peter Frampton is coming back to town for a concert appearance at the Horseshoe Casino on June 22. He’s on the phone with our Brian O’Donnell to talk about the tour with the Doobie Brothers, the upcoming release of the music he wrote for the Cincinnati Ballet, and a new Humble Pie box set.

"A World Without Princes"
1:00 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Fairy tale expert Soman Chainani talks about his new book and breaking stereotypes

Barbara Gray talks with author Soman Chainani, a Harvard-educated fairy tale expert whose new book, A World Without Princes, attempts to shatter the preconceptions and stereotypes of Boys and Girls.

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