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. 

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center opens its next major exhibition in conjunction with South African documentary photographer Matthew Willman

The final production of the current Children's Theatre of Cincinnati season is Tarzan The Stage Musical, based on the Disney film with music by Phil Collins, opening April 1. 

2017 is the centennial of artist Andrew Wyeth's birth, and author Christina Baker Kline has penned an historical novel based on Wyeth's most famous work, Christina's World

The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass, Queens, NY, N.86.IU.7a,b

One of the most beloved American art forms is Tiffany Glass, and the Cincinnati Art Museum will celebrate Louis Tiffany's creations in their new exhibit, Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light, opening April 1. 

Matthew Zory Photography

Matt Zory is a bassist with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and an acclaimed photographer who has been documenting the renovation of the CSO's home, Music Hall

A new exhibit at the Cincinnati Skirball Museum at Hebrew Union College, Rembrandt and the Jews, features 22 etchings by the Dutch master of Jewish and biblical subjects. 

Based here in Cincinnati, the Educational Theatre Association (home to the International Thespian Society) is promoting March as Theatre in our Schools Month

Suzanne Bona, host of the nationally broadcast Sunday Baroque (heard on sister station 90.9 WGUC) is a passionate advocate for literacy and has gathered together friends and classical music performers for a concert benefiting The Literacy Council of Clermont and Brown Counties

Bestselling suspense novelist Lisa Gardner crowdsourced her fans to determine which of her characters to bring back for a new book. 

Collegium Cincinnati will present the ethereal and meditative work PASSIO by Arvo Part in the serene setting of downtown's Christ Church Cathedral

Local poet Ralph La Charity reads his poem The Settling Into, from one of his self-published chap books.

Faith and Fashion: The Crowns of African American Women is a pop-up exhibit of church hats worn by African American women, now on display at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Artist and culturist Elliott Jordan, who has a gallery in Pleasant Ridge, has been spending a lot of time recently in Dominican Republic.

Miami University-Hamilton will present a series of events designed to celebrate the Appalachian and Bluegrass heritage of our area. 

Pink Martini Is Coming To Memorial Hall

Mar 3, 2017

Known for their eclectic playlist and occasional guest appearances by Ari Shapiro from NPR, Pink Martini is the "little orchestra" from Portland, Oregon that has been entertaining audiences for more than 20 years. 

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