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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Greater Cincinnati Choral Consortium
1:00 am
Fri October 3, 2014

Choirs4Crayons - choral music festival helps provide classroom supplies

When you combine a new collaborative of the area’s best choral singing groups with a need for classroom supplies, you come up with is Choirs4Crayons, a choral music festival from the Greater Cincinnati Choral Consortium to benefit Cincinnati’s Crayons2Computers organization. Frank Johnson finds out more about this event from Jeff Stern, development and communications director for Crayons2Computers and David Beaudry, treasurer of the Greater Cincinnati Choral Consortium and also a member of the Southern Gateway Chorus.

The Big Screen
1:00 am
Fri October 3, 2014

Movie Review: The Zero Theorem

Where, you may ask, has been director Terry Gilliam of late? He’s had a couple of misfires that never finished production, particularly his Don Quixote film. But he’s back with a new film titled The Zero Theorem, which takes him back into the realm of existential science fiction. In fact, he refers to this film as the third leg of a trilogy, which started with Brazil and continued with The Twelve Monkeys.

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Author Kim Harrison
1:00 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Kim Harrison's new novel is "The Witch With No Name" and it's the last in her The Hollows series

Author Kim Harrison is out with the 13th and final installment of her The Hollows series with The Witch With No Name. She tells our Barbara Gray what it was like to say goodbye to the main character, Rachel, after all these years, and about touring the underground tunnels in Cincinnati during her research.

Playhouse in the Park
1:00 am
Fri September 26, 2014

"I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti" opens October 2

I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti will kick-off the Playhouse in the Park’s Thompson Shelterhouse season starting October 2. This play is based on Giulia Melucci’s bestselling memoir of the same name, and the production’s star, Antoinette LaVecchia, tells Rick Pender about doing this one-woman show that incorporates cooking and feeding the audience during the performances.

OctOperFest
1:00 am
Fri September 26, 2014

October brings chamber opera productions from Nanoworks and Cincinnati Chamber Opera

Two of Cincinnati’s chamber opera companies will stage productions in October, something they are calling OctOperFest. Anne Arenstein welcomes representatives from two of the participants: Dr. Jennifer Jolley, co-founder and artistic director of Nanoworks and tenor Shawn Mlynek, a co-founder and co-artistic director of Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, discuss their respective organizations and these upcoming performances.

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