Around Cincinnati

Sundays at 7 PM

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, Jane Durrell, David Delegator, Barbara Gray, Dave Lewis, Ron Esposito, Stuart Holman, and Kelly Blewett.  Brian O'Donnell, Frank Johnson, Suzanne Bona, Howard Wilkinson, 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  Around Cincinnati is made possible in part by a grant from ArtsWave.

Time For The Weavers Guild's Annual Fiber Arts Sale

Nov 6, 2015

The Weavers Guild of Greater Cincinnati is gearing up for their annual Fiber Arts Sale, happening November 13-15.

Terrence Burke, the man behind Wump Mucket Puppets, is in the studio with Lee Hay to talk about a very busy summer; introduce his newest puppet, G’Wizzl; and a special appearance on Thanksgiving Day at the Fall Feast at the Duke Energy Convention Center.

Book Review: "We Were Brothers"

Nov 6, 2015

Book review: Kelly Blewett reviews We Were Brothers by Barry Moser.

Playhouse in the Park’s Thompson Shelterhouse Theatre will be heating up the holiday season with some of the best blues music ever written in their production of Low Down Dirty Blues.

Bestselling crime novelist J.A. Jance has decided to bring together the protagonists from her two most popular series in to her latest novel, Dance of the Bones.

Stuart Holman introduces listeners to Northside’s Restoration Guitar and its owner, Chris Sisson, who has provided a wide array of services for guitars and other fretted instruments for over 30 years.

A Poem From Karen George

Nov 6, 2015

A poetry reading by Karen George from her chapbook, Inner Passage.

A poetry reading by Dr. Norman Finkelstein from his sequence of poems, From The Files of the Imminent Foundation.

For the 16th year in a row, local piano legend Ricky Nye will present his Blues and Boogie Piano Summit on Friday and Saturday, November 6-7 at The Southgate House Revival in Newport.

Book Review: "The Goddess Pose" By Michelle Goldberg

Oct 30, 2015

Book review: Kelly Blewett reviews The Goddess Pose: The Audacious Life of Indra Devi, the Woman Who Helped Bring Yoga to the West by Michelle Goldberg.