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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Lloyd Library
1:00 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Local artist Ken Henson's solo exhibit "The Emerald Table"

Ron Esposito talks with Art Academy of Cincinnati professor and artist Ken Henson about his solo exhibit at the Lloyd Library downtown. The Emerald Tablet explores the theme of alchemy and astral projection, driven by his interests in magic and mysticism, of which alchemy is a part.

Historic Buildings
1:00 am
Fri April 11, 2014

The Cincinnati Preservation Association celebrates 50 years

For 50 years, the Cincinnati Preservation Association has worked to identify and save some of the architectural and historic buildings in our city. In celebration of this anniversary, Paul Muller and Margo Warminski from the CPA join Jane Durrell to talk about the group’s mission, victories and focus for the future.

The Big Screen
1:00 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Movie Review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

I recall the first Captain America film from a couple of years ago being an exciting, well-done action film based on the legendary comic book character. Now comes Captain America: The Winter Soldier, in which our hero, whom we last saw during World War II, emerges from his cryogenic sleep in the 21st century. Naturally, there needs to be a catastrophic crisis from which the Captain must save the world. Yes, the plot is that simple, but it’s all the other ingredients in this second outing that makes Captain America: The Winter Soldier such a spectacular thrill ride.

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CCM Dance
1:00 am
Fri April 11, 2014

"Giselle" on stage at the College Conservatory of Music

The classic ballet Giselle will be performed by UC’s College Conservatory of Music April 17-19. Anne Arenstein has a preview of this production from Michael Tevlin (co-choreogrpaher) and Olivia Lafrenz (one of the 3 ballerinas performing the role of Giselle.)

National Poetry Month
1:00 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Poet Frank Watson and his use of micropoetry and Twitter

Poet Frank Watson has received great acclaim for his use of micropoetry – usually 3-6 lines, akin to a haiku, and can often be found on his Twitter account (@FollowBlueFlute). Robyn Carey-Allgeyer talks with the poet during National Poetry Month about how he came to this style and what readers will find in his newest collection, Seas to Mulberries.

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