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.

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Around Cincinnati
5:00 am
Fri January 23, 2015

"Waiting for Godot" now on stage at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Bruce Cromer & Nicholas Rose in "Waiting for Godot"
Credit provided: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

A perennial stage favorite, Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, is now on stage at the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. Jim Stump talks with Brian Isaac Phillips, the show’s director, about this latest production featuring two local acting powerhouses: Bruce Cromer and Nicholas Rose.

Around Cincinnati
5:00 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Cincinnati's Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration will include music & spoken word performers

The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day program, presented by the local MLK Coaltion, happens Monday, January 19 at Music Hall. Joining Jim Stump to talk about the arts components in this year’s program are Michael Burnham (spoken word) and Steve Milloy (director/conductor of the MLK Coalition Chorale.)

Around Cincinnati
5:00 am
Fri January 16, 2015

A new book features words of wisdom, many held private until now, from Maya Angelou

Barbara Gray speaks with Guy Johnson, the only son of the late poet Maya Angelou, who talks about his mother and the book Rainbow in the Cloud: The Wisdom and Spirit of Maya Angelou which includes some of his mother’s most powerful sayings that, until now, were just for her family.

Around Cincinnati
5:00 am
Fri January 16, 2015

The story of music legend Johnny Cash is now onstage at Playhouse in the Park

Jason Edwards is the singer, director and actor in the new Playhouse in the Park presentation of Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash. He’s in the studio with our Rick Pender to discuss this variation on the recent Broadway production and the way the actors capture the essence of The Man in Black without doing an impersonation of him.

Around Cincinnati
5:00 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Book review: "The Letters of Thomas Merton and Victor and Carolyn Hammer"

Roberta Schultz has a review of the new book from the University Press of Kentucky, The Letters of Thomas Merton and Victor and Carolyn Hammer: Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam.

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