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, Jane Durrell, David Delegator, Barbara Gray, Dave Lewis, Ron Esposito, 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. 

If you have an interview idea for Around Cincinnati, please contact Lee Hay, Producer/Host of Around Cincinnati, at  Around Cincinnati is made possible in part by a grant from ArtsWave.

In honor of National Poetry Month, a reading by Dayton poet Dr. Herbert Woodward Martin.

Lee Hay is joined by Laurie Wilson from UC’s College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning to talk about the upcoming 64th DAAP Fashion Show and DAAPworks' Exhibit.

Book review: "The Seed of Me" by poet Karen George

Apr 17, 2015

For National Poetry Month, Roberta Schultz has a review of local poet Karen George’s newest chapbook, The Seed of Me.

Ron Esposito talks with local jazz pianist Billy Larkin about an upcoming concert he’s producing at the New Thought Unity Center featuring musicians Jana Stanfield, Faith Rivera and Susan K. Riley.

National Geographic Travel's Offbeat Observer, Robert Reid, has traveled the globe, but as he tells Barbara Gray, his new book - Abroad At Home: The 600 Best International Travel Experiences in North America - shows how to experience the world while never leaving this continent.

In honor of National Poetry Month, a reading by local poet Steve Winhusen.

A song from singer/songwriter Madeleine Peyroux, who will be in concert at the 20th Century Theater on April 21.

MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir, is preparing for its spring concert on April 18 and looking ahead to their 2015-16 season. The choir’s director, Rhonda Juliano, joins Anne Arenstein with a preview of the Here and Aware concert at St. Francis Seraph Church plus their collaboration with the Sarah Center.

The New School Montessori is the only elementary school taking part in the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s Project 38, where each of the Bard’s plays (or some part of one) will be performed by local schools. Jeff Groh, The New School’s assistant director and teacher and student actors Catherine Swift (4th grade) and Jack Giglia (6th grade) are with our Barbara Gray to talk about this challenging artistic undertaking.

In honor of National Poetry Month: a reading by local poet Grace Curtis.