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.

The Cincinnati Opera and UC’s College Conservatory of Music Opera Department have announced that Great Scott, a new opera with music by Jake Heggie (Dead Man Walking; Moby Dick) and libretto by Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally (Ragtime; Kiss of the Spider Woman) has been selected for their Opera Fusion New Works residency this year. To discuss this opera and the upcoming residency with our Anne Arenstein are Heggie, McNally and Tony Award-winning director Jack O’Brien (Hairspray; Henry IV)

Mummies of the World are coming to Cincinnati

Nov 21, 2014

The next major exhibit at the Cincinnati Museum Center is Mummies of the World, the largest exhibition of real mummies and related artifacts ever assembled, showcasing a collection of naturally and intentionally preserved mummies. Joining Jane Durrell with a preview of this unique exhibition is the Museum Center’s Cody Hefner.

Book review: "The Next Elvis"

Nov 21, 2014

David Lewis has a review of the new book from author Barbara Sims, The Next Elvis: Searching for Stardom at Sun Records.

Holiday shoppers looking for locally-created, unique, one-of-a-kind gifts will again flock to the Crafty Supermarket on Saturday, November 29 (Small Business Saturday) at Cincinnati’s Music Hall Ballroom. Joining our Robyn Carey-Allgeyer for a preview of this, the fifth Crafty Supermarket, is Grace Dobush.

Jim and Darren Blase from Northside’s Shake It Records talk with our Frank Johnson about what the shop will be doing on November 28, the infamous Black Friday shopping day.

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