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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Aronoff Center
12:00 am
Fri November 8, 2013

Cincinnati Arts Association hosting three unique musical experiences

Van Ackerman from the Cincinnati Arts Association is in the studio with our Jim Stump to preview some of the unique shows coming to the Aronoff Center through the end of the year, including The Priests, Sweet Honey in the Rock, and Mannheim Steamroller.

"Llama Llama" series
12:00 am
Fri November 8, 2013

Children's book author Anna Dewdney

Acclaimed children’s book author Anna Dewdney was in town recently and stopped by our studios to talk with Barbara Gray about her series of “Llama Llama” books, including her newest one, Llama Llama and the Bully Goat.

"Amazing Grace"
12:00 am
Fri November 8, 2013

A song from the Cincinnati Caledonian Pipes and Drums

Lee Hay plays “Amazing Grace,” performed by the Cincinnati Caledonian Pipes and Drums, from their 2006 CD New Beginnings.

Anderson Center
12:00 am
Fri November 8, 2013

The Humanity Machine - Harvesting the Moment

Local sculptor Edward Casagrande and musician/composer Mark Macomber have teamed together for a unique artistic theatrical presentation entitled The Humanity Machine - Harvesting the Moment which will be performed at the Anderson Center Theater from November 16-26. As they explain to our Jane Durrell, it’s a merging of live music and art to tell “a small tale of a large love.”

The Big Screen
12:00 am
Fri November 8, 2013

Movie Review: Last Vegas

It’s seems logical that the big success of the two Hangover films should inspire a similar tale that might be referred to as “the Hangover on Medicare.” That sums up the concept of Last Vegas, in which four lifelong friends meet in Las Vegas for the wedding of one of them and to have the bachelor party of a lifetime. After having seen the rather lackluster trailer a couple of times, I was not necessarily eager to see Last Vegas, but surprise…I really liked it. The cast was terrific, the dialogue funny, and the situations revealed a nice mix of surprises, reconciliations, and warm fuzzies.

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