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, 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. 

Celebrating National Poetry Month: Spoken word and poetry programs are some of the more popular offerings at Elementz, the creative arts youth center in Over the Rhine.

Elaine Diehl has information about an April 29 benefit concert for the Harriet Beecher Stowe House in Walnut Hills. 

Celebrating National Poetry MonthDr. Linwood Rumney from the Union Institute and University discusses his collection Abandoned Earth, and recites his poems "Junkyard Communion" and "After the Blueberry Harvest" with Kelly Blewett.

Concluding 30 years of presenting quality community theatre, Showbiz Players will bow out with their third production of the acclaimed musical, The Civil War

Celebrating National Poetry Month: local poet Jinny Powers Berten reads "Words" from her book, We Dance.

Book Review: "Priestdaddy: A Memoir"

Apr 21, 2017

Book Review: Prior to the author's appearance at Joseph Beth Booksellers on May 9, our Kelly Blewett reviews Priestdaddy: A Memoir by Patricia Lockwood.

Chuck Madden

Tribute: In honor of Tim Goshorn, a special friend to many in the Cincinnati music community, who passed away recently, here's his song, "Skippin' Stones," which he wrote and recorded on the Goshorn Brothers' cd, Life.

Cincinnati Enquirer obituary

Cincinnati's Earth Day celebration will happen on Saturday, April 22 at Summit Park in Blue Ash. 

Coming April 26: A concert in memory of Michelle Gwynne, longtime local harp teacher, presented by The Cincinnati Harp Community, at the School for Creative and Performing Arts.

Meet Cincinnati's Poet Laureate, Pauletta Hansel

Apr 14, 2017

Celebrating National Poetry Month: Barbara Gray has a conversation and poetry reading with Cincinnati's Poet Laureate Pauletta Hansel.

Play It Forward, the local foundation supporting musicians in times of need, is paying tribute to the late, great blues/rock/country artist Lonnie Mack

The 10th anniversary of Record Store Day happens on Saturday, April 22. 

Off the Page is the title of a new exhibit at the Lloyd Library of the works of Maria Sibylla Merian who discovered the theory of metamorphoses 150 years before Darwin's Theory of Evolution. 

Book Review: "My Master Recipes" By Patricia Wells

Apr 14, 2017

Book Review: David Delegator reviews the cookbook, My Master Recipes: 165 Recipes to Inspire Confidence in the Kitchen *With Dozens of Variations* by Patricia Wells.

Christian McBride is a renowned jazz musician and NPR host and contributor who will be performing with his trio as part of Xavier University's Jazz/Swing Series on April 28. 

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