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. 

Local musician and artist Ellie Fabe has put pen to paper to create an illustrated version of a classic Jane Austen novel. 

Choral music director Rhonda Juliano is back with a new group of singers called Fluidity

Commentary: Rick Pender, Around Cincinnati contributor and executive editor/publisher of the Everything Sondheim online community, talks about the documentary Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened, about the original Broadway staging of Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along. The documentary will be shown on Sunday, January 29 at the Esquire Theatre (1pm) and Dayton's Neon Movies (7pm.)

The debut novel from Ed Tarkington is a coming-of-age story set in the south in the late 1970's/early 1980's. 

Cincinnati's Poet Laureate Pauletta Hansel reads her poem Class Lessons from her 2011 collection The Lives We Live In Houses

East Walnut Hills' Manifest, now 12 years old, continues to add new programs and present provocative exhibitions. 

Book Review: "When Grandma Gatewood Took A Hike"

Jan 20, 2017

Book review: Roberta Schulz reviews When Grandma Gatewood Took a Hike by Michelle Houts and illustrated by Erica Magnus.

A song from The John Ford Blues Society. From their self-titled CD, enjoy Brer' Rabbit Blues.

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Photographer C. Smith has been capturing images of people and places from in and around Cincinnati for more than 60 years. 

Coming to the Marx Theatre stage at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is the funny, tuneful, yet slightly disturbed musical, Little Shop of Horrors

The new writer-in-residence at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is a local teacher, husband and father who published his first book last year. 

The Works Of Local Artist Mary Barr Rhodes

Jan 13, 2017

Jane Durrell introduces our listeners to another exceptional local artist, Mary Barr Rhodes, whose works can currently be seen at Switch on Vine Street in OTR. 

Friday, January 20 marks the annual return of one of the most popular arts events on the calendar, the UC College – Conservatory of Music Moveable Feast

Author Rion Amilcar Scott is out with a new collection of short stories entitled Insurrection: Stories

Music From Brian Lovely

Jan 13, 2017

New Music: A song from local musician and songwriter Brian Lovely and his band, Flying Underground, from their new EP, "Death of Stars."

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