Around Cincinnati

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Greater Cincinnati has a vibrant arts scene, and Around Cincinnati keeps you up to date with local, regional and national guests. 

Each week from 7-8pm on Sunday evenings, you'll hear from local contributors who with their guests explore a wide range of subjects from books & poetry, art exhibitions, theatrical productions, area choirs, concerts and musicians, as well as festivals and dance groups.  Some of the contributors include Rick Pender, Anne Arenstein, Jim Stump, Roberta Schultz, Robert Nave, Jane Durrell, David Delegator, Barbara Gray, Dave Lewis, Ron Esposito, Stuart Holman, and Kelly Blewett.  Brian O'Donnell, Frank Johnson, Suzanne Bona, Howard Wilkinson, Robyn Carey-Allgeyer, and Jim Nolan, staff members of Cincinnati Public Radio, also help out.

If you have an interview idea for Around Cincinnati, please contact Lee Hay, Producer/Host of Around Cincinnati, at Lhay@wvxu.org. 

Around Cincinnati is made possible in part by a grant from ArtsWave.

Author Matthew Shepherd has written a new book to encourage all gardeners to plant bee-friendly plants. 

Book Review: "Theft By Finding" By David Sedaris

Jun 16, 2017

Book review: Kelly Blewett reviews Theft by Finding: Diaries 1977-2002 by David Sedaris.

Coming up: Over the Rhine performs a concert in Washington Park this Friday SUNDAY starting at 4pm to benefit the United Way of Greater Cincinnati.

Local musician Tim Goshorn passed away earlier this year, now his friends and collaborators are celebrating his life and music with a memorial concert, benefiting Play It Forward

Marta Hewett Gallery

ReGenerations is the title of the current exhibit at the Marta Hewett Gallery in the Pendleton Art Center's Annex. 

To kick off Cincinnati's Pride Week, the Cincinnati Men's Chorus will present two concerts at the School for Creative and Performing Arts on June 17 and 18 featuring predominantly African-American composers, performers and arrangers. 

On June 14, the Mayerson JCC will host a performance of the one-woman show, Images: Remembrances of the Holocaust - The Eva Schloss Story at 7pm. 

On June 16 and 17, The Woodward Theatre will host the No Response Experimental Music Festival, bringing two nights of local, national and international musicians to Cincinnati. 

The Appeal Of Adult Coloring Books

Jun 9, 2017

The fascination with, and enjoyment of, adult coloring books continues, with new titles being released each week. 

Preview The June 10 Sayler Park Sustains Festival

Jun 2, 2017

Megan Ayers and Mike Oberst, organizers of this year's Sayler Park Sustains, a free, entertainment and sustainability festival, are in the studio to preview this year's event with Elaine Diehl. 

SummerSing is the participatory choral festival created and organized by Collegium Cincinnati and it's happening July 23-29 at Christ Church Cathedral downtown. 

Poetry Reading: Local poet Jinny Powers Berten reads "Bury Me at Inch" from her book, We Dance.

Chicago musician Andy Pratt has teamed up with local bassist Matt Holt plus others for his debut album, Horizon Disrupted

It's one of the most anticipated concert tours of the summer and it's coming to Fraze Pavilion in Kettering on Thursday, June 8. 

Cincinnati's newest choral group, Fluidity, is using its June 10 concert to raise awareness of the importance of clean, drinkable water, plus raising money for a local clean water effort. 

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