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.

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National Women's Month
12:00 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Know Theatre and Freedom Center presenting "We Will Rise"

Know Theatre is joining with the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to revive the haunting, emotional We Will Rise: Selections from The Afghan Women’s Writing Project in honor of National Women’s Month. Eric Vosmeier, the Know’s artistic director, and Rachel Griner, a P&G loaned executive working with the Freedom Center, talk with Jim Stump about this staged reading production and how the Know commissioned the creation of this script.

Eye of the Artists Foundation
12:00 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Annie Ruth talks about her Ministry of Art effort

Local artist Annie Ruth, founder of the Eye of the Artists Foundation, recently returned from a trip to Kenya – part of her Ministry of Art effort - where she worked on art projects with children in the impoverished country. She joins our Jane Durrell to talk about the trip, her foundation, and the many struggles faced by the poorest of the poor in African nations.

Author Liz Coley
12:00 am
Fri February 28, 2014

"Pretty Girl-13" is a haunting new young adult novel

Liz Coley is an accomplished local author whose new young adult novel, Pretty Girl-13, is a haunting tale of a kidnapped teenaged girl who must reclaim and rebuild her life after 3 years in captivity. Barbara Gray spoke with the author about the research she put into this book and the reaction to it so far.

The Big Screen
12:00 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Movie Review: 3 Days to Kill

I’m guessing that, in the course of your movie-watching career, you have found yourself in the position of choosing a film even though it sounds totally illogical, perhaps even stupid, but yet turns out to be well done and incredibly entertaining.  Such is the case with 3 Days to Kill. In some ways, it’s the typical action flick, but at the same time the atypical action flick.

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Cincinnati Museum Center
12:00 am
Fri February 21, 2014

"Diana, A Celebration" on exhibit for the final time

Diana, A Celebration, the touring exhibit of all things Lady Diana, Princess of Wales, is now open at the Cincinnati Museum Center. One of the centerpieces of the exhibit is Diana’s wedding dress from her marriage to Prince Charles. The official dress handlers, Nick Grossmark and Graeme Murton, talk by phone with our Jim Stump to discuss the exhibit, the dress, and the continued interest in the late Princess.

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