Around Cincinnati

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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. 

A new collaboration between classical music presenter concert:nova and Activities Beyond the Classroom, which helps fund music lessons for students, is being supported by the local Benjamin Carlson-Berne Scholarship Fund

Longtime Cincinnatians will remember the tea rooms that were permanent fixtures in many downtown department stores like Shillito's, Pogue's, McAlpin's and others. 

Author Cynthia Kuhn Beischel has researched and written about these bygone establishments – and discovered some of these classic recipes - for her book Lost Tea Rooms of Downtown Cincinnati: Reflections & Recipes, and she talks about it all with our Jim Stump.

Edible flowers have been part of cultural cuisines for centuries, offering unique flavors like saffron and rose. 

The Carnegie in Covington is currently displaying two unique art installations featuring local artists. 

Poetry Reading: Susan Glassmeyer reads her poem, Ice Storm.

A King Records Christmas

Dec 23, 2016
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Lee Hay has a very special treat for you: A King Records Christmas!

In honor of the importance of King Records, I decided to devote this year's Christmas special to some of the talented musicians who recorded at King.  This year's one-hour Christmas special will air on Saturday night, Christmas Eve, at 11pm and be repeated on Christmas Day, December 25th at 7pm.

A New "Best Of" CD From The Doug Perry Ensemble

Dec 16, 2016

Local singer/songwriter Doug Perry has played with some of Cincinnati’s best bands including the Warsaw Falcons and the Modulators, and has released four albums with his Doug Perry Ensemble

"Cold December Day" From Wild Carrot

Dec 16, 2016

Music of the Season: Pam Temple introduces the song Cold December Day by her group, Wild Carrot.

One of the most popular Instagram accounts belongs to National Geographic, with submissions from the best nature and wildlife photographers on the planet. 

Music of the Season: Brian O’Donnell introduces the song Christmas, This Year by Larry Goshorn.

Prolific author Shelley Shepard Gray is out with the fourth book in her Charmed Amish Life series, this one for the holidays. 

Echoes is the title of the new exhibition by artist Stephen Rolfe Powell, currently on display at the Marta Hewett Gallery

Music for the Season: Wussy presents their song Las Vegas from their self-titled CD, Wussy.

Downtown Cincinnati’s Christ Church Cathedral is preparing to present a series of concerts for the holidays, including A Festival of Nice Lessons and Carols and the Boar’s Head and Yule Log Festival

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