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, Jane Durrell, David Delegator, Barbara Gray, Dave Lewis, Ron Esposito, Cliff Radel, Brian Powers, 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. 

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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.

Book lovers who are looking for local books and authors have a new resource available to them. 

A commentary by our Jim Nolan about Welcome to Night Vale podcast creators Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor, who will be discussing and signing books with moderator Justin McElroy at Joseph Beth Booksellers on September 7 at 7pm. 

Arranger/composer Pat Kelly is in the studio with Ron Esposito to talk about the new CD from his jazz group, the PsychoAcoustic Orchestra, called Fun With Notes

The Popularity Of Adult Coloring Books

Aug 19, 2016

You see them everywhere in book stores and online retail sites – adult coloring books. Joining our Barbara Gray to talk about the craze is bestselling adult coloring book author Johanna Basford.

A Poem From Pauletta Hansel

Aug 19, 2016

A poetry reading from Pauletta Hansel, Cincinnati's poet laureate. 

The 3rd Annual Cincinnati Food + Wine Classic, a celebration of food and drink featuring acclaimed chefs, tastings and a myriad of events, happens September 23-25 at Yeatman's Cove along the river. 

It's time for the Ohio Valley Indigenous Music Festival featuring Native American music, vendors, arts & crafts and more – all happening at Patricia Allyn Park in Springboro. 

Book Review: "Sounds Like Teen Spirit"

Aug 19, 2016

Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews Sounds Like Teen Spirit: Stolen Melodies, Ripped-off Riffs, and the Secret History of Rock and Roll by Tim English.

Music From Over The Rhine

Aug 19, 2016

A song from Over the Rhine from their CD, Discount Fireworks

The upcoming 2016-17 season of the Xavier University Jazz Music Series features some of the most recognizable names in music including Chick Corea and Christian McBride

"Siracusa" - The New Novel From Delia Ephron

Aug 12, 2016

Acclaimed writer Delia Ephron has just released her new novel, Siracusa

It's been a staple in Oakley for 75 years, and on August 26, the 20th Century Theater is going to celebrate. 

Longtime favorite The Frisch Marionette Company will present their original production of The Jungle Book: The Story of Mowgli's Fire in the new Children's Theatre of Cincinnati home, on the Ralph and Patricia Corbett Showtime Stage starting August 25. 

The Greater Cincinnati Performing Arts Society is now known as the Cincy Music Series, and it's responsible for bringing a wide array of musical performers and genres to the city to raise funds for children's education and health efforts.

Sherry Cook Stanforth: After Song

Aug 12, 2016

A poetry reading by Sherry Cook Stanforth from her book, Drone String: New Poems.

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