Around Cincinnati

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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, Jane Durrell, David Delegator, Barbara Gray, Dave Lewis, Ron Esposito, Brian Powers, Stuart Holman, and Kelly Blewett.  Brian O'Donnell, Frank Johnson, Suzanne Bona, Howard Wilkinson, and Jim Nolan, staff members of Cincinnati Public Radio, also help out. 

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If you have an interview idea for Around Cincinnati, please contact Lee Hay, Producer/Host of Around Cincinnati, at Lhay@wvxu.org.  Around Cincinnati is made possible in part by a grant from ArtsWave.

After 25 years of almost constant touring, local favorites Over the Rhine are going to stay home a bit more and bring the music there.

When this year's May Festival concerts conclude, it will mark the end of James Conlon's 37 year run as music director. Maestro Conlon recently spoke to Frank Johnson by phone from Spain with some perspective and memories of his tenure with the May Festival.

The Leadership Traits Of "Superbosses"

May 13, 2016

What separates bosses from "superbosses"? Kelly Blewett talks with Dartmouth management professor Sydney Finkelstein about his new book, Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent.

The 2016-17 Broadway in Cincinnati season has been announced, and it's a mix of fresh-from-New York productions (Something Rotten, Matilda the Musical, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical) and the return of classics like The Sound of Music and The Phantom of the Opera.

Local author and creative writing professor John Kachuba has released his latest novel, The Savage Apostle.

Meet Local Pop Trio Triple The Trouble

May 13, 2016

Ron Esposito introduces us to Triple the Trouble, a local band made up of three granddaughters of local TV icon Al Schottelkotte.

It's a true story that started as a book, then a movie, and finally, a Broadway musical. Showbiz Players opens Catch Me If You Can on May 13 and our Jim Stump talks with the lead actors, Jeff Richardson and Robert Breslin.

Rookwood Pottery is celebrating the start of spring by introducing several new lines and pieces of its acclaimed ceramics, including baseball-themed coasters and a new J.D. Wareham dinnerware collection.

The fascinating story of baseball legend Satchel Paige is the current production on the Marx Theatre stage at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Director and co-writer Ricardo Khan details the story of Paige, Bob Feller, Buck O'Neill and others in Satchel Paige & The Kansas City Swing and he's in the studio with Rick Pender.

Delicious Food & More At This Year's Asian Food Fest

May 6, 2016

The 6th Annual Asian Food Fest returns to Washington Park on May 14 and 15, bringing visitors a wide range of Asian cuisine, vendors and performing arts. Joining David Delegator for a preview of this year's fest is Tessa Xuan, the event's marketing director.

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