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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"The Rusted City"
1:00 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Local poet Rochelle Hurt discusses her latest book and upcoming appearance

Local poet and Youngstown native Rochelle Hurt joins Kelly Blewett to talk about her latest collection, The Rusted City, in advance of her March 29 reading event at the Thunder Sky Gallery in Northside.

MusicNOW
1:00 am
Fri March 14, 2014

MusicNOW 2014 will be a groundbreaking event at Music Hall, pairing the CSO and Bryce Dessner

Cincinnati native Bryce Dessner is not only one of the founders of the internationally acclaimed band The National, but is also founder and artistic director of the local MusicNOW festival, happening the weekend of March 21-22. This year’s event is a groundbreaking collaboration with Louis Langrée and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, presenting two completely separate nights of music involving world premiere compositions, special guest starts, and a Music Hall experience unique and provocative for traditional concert-goers. Bryce Dessner is on the phone with our Frank Johnson to discuss MusicNOW and his passion for both rock and classical music composition and performance.

Cincinnati Art Museum
1:00 am
Fri March 14, 2014

New exhibit of jewelry created by Art Smith

a piece of jewelry by Art Smith
"Alienated"
1:00 am
Fri March 14, 2014

A chat with local author Melissa Landers

Barbara Gray sits down with local author Melissa Landers to talk about her young adult sci-fi romance novel, Alienated, published last month by Disney-Hyperion.

Jane Austen
12:00 am
Fri March 7, 2014

"Pride and Prejudice" is now onstage at Playhouse in the Park

Jane Austen’s masterpiece Pride and Prejudice is the newest production at Playhouse in the Park, and Artistic Director Blake Robison has personally directed this adaptation which stars Kate Cook and showcases some of the exquisite paintings from the Taft Museum of Art. Rick Pender sat down with Blake Robison to discuss this classic and why he decided to direct it for the third time in his career.

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