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.

One of our area’s favorite craft brewers, Rivertown Brewing Company, recently created a beer called Shamble On that was inspired by the music of local band The Whiskey Shambles.

On Ridge Road in Pleasant Ridge, you will find HodesH, a unique store - bordering on a museum – that offers a wide variety of posters of all types: advertising, art exhibits, cars, pinups, travel and so much more.

The SunWatch Native Flute And Art Festival is happening August 14-16 in Dayton, Ohio, and one of the featured performers, Douglas Blue Feather, previews the event in a conversation with Lee Hay.

Acclaimed local jazz musician and King Records’ legend Philip Paul will be honored during the upcoming Cincy Blues Fest with the city proclaiming August 8 as Philip Paul Day.

Pianist and composer Dan Karlsberg just released his new album, The 'Nati 6, which features performances by local music greats Kim Pensyl, Art Gore, Jim Anderson, Brent Gallaher and Marc Fields.

A Commentary About The Upcoming National Book Festival

Jul 31, 2015

Roberta Schultz has a commentary on the upcoming National Book Festival at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC.

Please note: The unveiling of Big Joe Duskin's memorial plaque has been postponed until Saturday, September 12th at noon at Taft's Ale House in Over-the-Rhine.

Cincinnati’s master of boogie woogie piano, Ricky Nye, tells Lee Hay about a historical plaque honoring the late, great Big Joe Duskin that will be unveiled on August 8 at 14th and Vine in Over the Rhine, as well as Philip Paul’s performance with him at the Arches Stage at the Cincy Blues Fest on Saturday, August 8.

Author Ann B. Ross continues her popular Miss Julia series of novels with Etta Mae's Worst Bad-Luck Day, now out in paperback.

Sara Clark, the artistic associate director at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, joins our Jim Stump with a preview of the theater’s Shakespeare in the Park productions starting in August and the 2015-16 mainstage season.

A Profile Of Local Jazz Saxophone Player Brian Hogg

Jul 24, 2015

Stuart Holman has a profile of local jazz musician and NKU professor, Brian Hogg.

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