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, 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. 

Around Cincinnati is made possible in part by a grant from ArtsWave.

Bestselling author David Baldacci is back with a new Amos Decker mystery. 

Preview This Year's Appalachian Festival

May 8, 2017

The 48th Annual Appalachian Festival returns to Coney Island the weekend of May 12-14. 

Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews the latest from author Tracy ChevalierAt the Edge of the Orchard.

Preparations for this year's Cincinnati Fringe Festival are well underway and patrons will discover an extra day of shows, a 60-minute max for each production, and a couple new venues. 

Celebrating National Poetry Month: Barbara Gray welcomes to the studio Kate Fadick, a local poet and author of the new collection Self-Portrait as Hildegard of Bingen.

Frank Johnson shares details on the Educational Theatre Association's JumpStart Theatre Showcase, featuring performances from six local high schools. 

A New Book About The Musical Legacy Of Prince

Apr 28, 2017

It's been just over one year since the death of music superstar Prince. A new book about his life and music called Dig If You Will The Picture is now out and the author, Ben Greenman, is on the phone to discuss Prince with our Ron Esposito.

The warmer weather is here and that means it's time for Latin dancing on the square for the 10th year! 

Jane Durrell has information on the opening of the art exhibit, Blacks on Horseback, presented by the Women's Art Club

100 million – that's the number of books sold by bestselling author Mary Higgins Clark

Looking Ahead To A Busy Summer Of Fun In Price Hill

Apr 28, 2017

There are a wealth of events happening in Price Hill, thanks in great part to the community development efforts of the organization Price Hill Will

During this Jazz Appreciation Month, the Cincinnati Jazz Hall of Fame will hold its third annual induction ceremony

Celebrating National Poetry Month: Cincinnati's Poet Laureate Pauletta Hansel reads her poem "Our Words: Cincinnati, April, 2017."

Celebrating National Poetry Month: Spoken word and poetry programs are some of the more popular offerings at Elementz, the creative arts youth center in Over the Rhine.

Elaine Diehl has information about an April 29 benefit concert for the Harriet Beecher Stowe House in Walnut Hills. 

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