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, 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. 

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Poetry Reading: Sherry Cook Stanforth recites Family Reunion, 1 979 from her book Drone String.

Fans of fireworks will want to hear about Coney Island’s upcoming Fire Up The Night event. 

A New Book From Poet Norman Finkelstein

Sep 16, 2016

Local poet Norman Finkelstein has released a new book through Dos Madres Press

Cincinnati’s Harriet Beecher Stowe House is now hosting the exhibit Rethinking Porkopolis, examining our city’s long history with pigs and pork processing. 

This year’s Cincinnati Comic Expo, happening September 23-25, will feature pop culture celebrities, comic book writers and artists and one very special guest. 

The Carnegie in Covington has expanded its traditional concert schedule and created the G.E.T. Together Series, combining the center’s gallery, education and theater efforts into a unique series of events. 

The first production of Playhouse in the Park’s Thompson Shelterhouse season is the Pulitzer Prize-winning Disgraced by playwright Ayad Akhtar

Poetry Reading: Local poet Lynn Robbins reads “Homesick” from her book, When You Sit to Write.

A poem by Pauletta Hansel

Sep 12, 2016

Pauletta Hansel, Cincinnati's poet laureate reads her poem "Speech Lessons" from her book, Tangle.

The new season from Cincinnati's early music chamber ensemble Catacoustic Consort begins on September 17. 

The Latest From Local Poet Richard Hague

Sep 9, 2016

Local author/poet Richard Hague has a new book from Dos Madres Press, Beasts, River, Drunk Men, Garden, Burst and Light: Sequences and Long Poems.

The annual Bluegrass For Babies fundraising concert returns to the Seasongood Pavilion in Eden Park on Saturday, September 17. 

The changing season brings a whole new calendar of events and activities at Hamilton County parks. 

Local musician and photographer Maurice Mattei will be exhibiting his series of photographs taken over a 30 year period in Italy. 

Music From Ed Moss & The Society Jazz Orchestra

Sep 9, 2016

Ron Esposito presents a song from Ed Moss & The Society Jazz Orchestra