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.

A new mystery from local author Duffy Brown

Feb 20, 2015

Local author Duffy Brown is with our Barbara Gray to talk about her latest adult mystery novel, Geared for the Grave (A Cycle Path Mystery).

March will again bring the Cincinnati Bach Festival, presented by Collegium Cincinnati, to a variety of venues and with a variety of performers. Key organizer Christopher Eanes previews the month with Anne Arenstein.

One of the films to be spotlighted in this year’s ReelAbilities Film Festival, kicking off February 27, is Where Hope Grows, the fictional account of an out-of-work baseball player whose life is impacted by a local boy who happens to have Down Syndrome. The film’s writer and director, Chris Dowling, talks with Howard Wilkinson about the genesis of the movie, which was filmed in Louisville, and being part of the ReelAbilities Film Festival - organized by LADD and presented by Macy's.

A special free concert is happening on Tuesday, February 24 at the Robert J. Werner Recital Hall at UC’s College - Conservatory of Music – the Academy Wind Quintet from the West Point Academy Band will perform. Brian O’Donnell learns more about this group and the upcoming performance from Sergeant First Class Matthew B. Smith, a hornist with the quintet.

The Tony Award-winning play August: Osage County opens February 19, presented by Clifton Players at the Clifton Performance Theatre. Joining Jim Stump to talk about this production is local theater legend Dale Hodges (who will portray Violet) and Carol Brammer (co-founder of Clifton Players and who will portray Barbara.)

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