Around Cincinnati

Sundays at 7 PM

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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Author Melanie Benjamin
12:00 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Book review: "The Aviator's Wife"

Our Kelly Blewett has a review of the book The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin.

NKU Music Prep Dept.
12:00 am
Fri March 7, 2014

NKU is now part of the National String Project, offering affordable instruction

The Northern Kentucky University Music Preparatory Department is one of the newest members of the prestigious National String Project consortium, a nationally recognized coalition of sites offering affordable, quality stringed instrument instruction at colleges and universities across the United States. Frank Johnson welcomes Dr. Holly Attar and Dr. Amy Gillingham from NKU to talk about this program and how students and the community can join in.

King Charles Troupe
12:00 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Unicycle Basketball part of this year's Ringling Bros. circus

This year’s edition of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, coming to US Bank Arena starting March 12, will feature the King Charles Troupe, a group of talented athletes who play basketball on unicycles. The troupe leader, Kim Anthony Jones, joins Lee Hay by phone to let listeners know what to expect when they take to the center ring.

Giant Puppets
12:00 am
Fri March 7, 2014

The big puppets (and picture) of Cincinnati's Madcap Puppet Theater

Cincinnati’s acclaimed Madcap Puppet Theater not only performs locally at the Cincinnati Art Museum and Clifton Cultural Arts Center, but they also tour around the country, presenting their signature unique giant puppet shows. Artistic Director John Lewandowski sits down with Jim Stump to talk about the past, present and future of the troupe and their upcoming shows around town.

"Hopeful"
12:00 am
Fri March 7, 2014

A talk with author Shelley Shepard Gray about her newest novel

Barbara Gray has an interview with New York Times bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray about her latest novel, Hopeful, set once again in the bucolic Amish community of Sugarcreek, Ohio.

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