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.

After three decades in the editing room of The New Yorker, Mary Norris has written a book about the challenges, fears and consternation over punctuation and grammar.

A poetry reading by Steve Winhusen from his book, The Wonderful World.

Book review from Lee Hay: Weeds of Kentucky and Adjacent States, by Patricia Dalton Haragan.

The Cincinnati Opera’s first world premiere production in more than 50 years is Morning Star, opening on June 30 at the School for Creative and Performing Arts.

Acclaimed jazz singer Amy London stopped by our studio recently to talk with Lee Hay about her newest musical project, a CD called Bridges that features a variety of guest performers including local jazz pianist Steve Schmidt.

The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra is changing up its performance calendar this year by presenting a summer festival of three unique concert series under the title SUMMERMUSIK.

The Curious Critters book series goes under the sea

Jun 26, 2015

David FitzSimmons is an award-winning free-lance photographer and writer whose work has been featured in various magazines and his children’s book series, Curious Critters, just expanded with the release of Curious Critters: Marine.

Our Jane Durrell welcomes in local artists and curators Maria Seda-Reeder and Loraine Wible to discuss their new project, a curatorial collective called NEAR*BY.

Sarah Rose Nordgren: Kids These Days

Jun 19, 2015

A poetry reading by Sarah Rose Nordgren from her book, Best Bones.

Jim Nolan provides a preview of the 2015 Northside Rock 'N Roll Carnival, July 2-4 at Hoffner Park.

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