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. 

Local author Chris Bachelder’s latest novel, The Throwback Special, was a finalist for the recently announced National Book Award

Perfect for the family this holiday season is The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s presentation of Elf The Musical JR at the Taft Theatre

The BBC series Doctor Who is the longest running science fiction TV series of all time and has featured more than a dozen actors in the title role. 

Since 1933, one of Cincinnati’s most treasured traditions is the Krohn Conservatory Holiday Show

Book Review: Christy Jordan's "Sweetness"

Dec 9, 2016

Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews Sweetness: Southern Recipes to Celebrate the Warmth, the Love, and the Blessings of a Full Life, a new cookbook from Christy Jordan.

Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

Poetry Reading: Susan Glassmeyer recites her poem “Snow Cake.”

Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble will present three performances of their holiday concert, A Candlelit Christmas, on December 9, 10 and 11. 

The 2016-17 Cincinnati Arts Association series presents five diverse productions on the stages at the Aronoff Center for the Arts

A Poem From Michael Henson

Dec 2, 2016

Poetry Reading: Michael Henson recites Come On Up from his book The Dead Singing.

Bestselling author Mary Higgins Clark is back with the latest installment in her Under Suspicion series, The Sleeping Beauty Killer

The community choral group Camerata is preparing to present its holiday concerts, titled Mary East & West, on December 10 and 11. 

Popular crime novelist Patricia Cornwell is back with another adventure for Dr. Kay Scarpetta, now in her 25th year as her series protagonist. 

Book Review: "Johnny Temple: All-Star Second Baseman"

Dec 2, 2016

Book Review: David Delegator reviews William A. Cook’s biography of the former Cincinnati Reds leadoff hitter, Johnny Temple: All-Star Second Baseman.

John Carter Cash, son of the legendary country singer/songwriter Johnny Cash, has written the forward for a collection of poems from his father, Forever Words: The Unknown Poems

The Covedale Center for the Performing Arts is presenting a brand-new, original holiday production entitled The Nights Before Christmas, about the man behind the famous poem. 

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