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, Grayson, 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.

Hamilton's Fitton Center for the Arts is kicking off a new season of exhibits, events and classes with a free community party on Friday, August 18. 

New York Times bestselling author Jane Green is back with a new novel, perfect for that end-of-summer read. 

For the sixth year, the healing power of music is the focus of the Music & Medicine Conference, happening Friday, October 13 at the Mayerson JCC

A Review Of The Book "What She Ate" By Laura Shapiro

Aug 11, 2017

Book review: Roberta Schultz has a review of What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories by James Beard Award-winning writer Laura Shapiro.

Franklin, Ohio, just up the road in Warren County, is the home of the annual Hog Jam Music Festival, this year happening on August 25 & 26.  One of the performers and organizers, Johnny Dread, previews the event, the food, and some of the musicians already on board with Elaine Diehl.  

1967 is known as the Summer of Love for the changing social culture and music scene. On August 12, a concert celebrating 50 years since that summer will happen at The Madison Theater in Covington featuring bands Haymarket Riot, Balderdash, Lemon Pipers and other performers. 

The 2017-18 Season At Know Theatre Of Cincinnati

Aug 4, 2017

The non-stop theatrical offerings of OTR's Know Theatre are anchored by their mainstage season, which is now underway. 

Author J.R. Ward's latest novel is set in a town that seems suspiciously similar to Louisville, Kentucky. 

Washington Post

Geoff Edgers is the National Arts Reporter for the Washington Post who recently reported on the slow collapse of the guitar industry. 

Local organization Impact Changes Society is teaming with documentarian Jerry Buck to get his latest film, The War We Ignore, about the growing opioid epidemic, into schools this fall. 

Franklin, Ohio – just up the road in Warren County – is hosting the 12th Annual Hog Jam Festival on August 25-27 at the VFW Campgrounds. 

This weekend's Cincinnati Music Festival is the current name for what began decades ago as The Ohio Valley Jazz Festival

Memories From The Hills Of Home

Jul 28, 2017

We're happy to welcome a new monthly segment to Around Cincinnati called Memories from the Hills of Home

Man O'War: The Mostest Horse There Ever Was is the title of an exhibit at Lexington, Kentucky's International Museum of the Horse

The new musical director of the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra is in final preparations for this year's SUMMERMUSIK festival. 

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