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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Local Singer
5:00 am
Fri December 5, 2014

A look at the life of the late singer "Ragtime" Bob Roberts

David Lewis has a commentary on the life and times of Cincinnati musician “Ragtime” Bob Roberts.  Bob Roberts was born in Cincinnati on April 27, 1871.  He became a pioneer in most of the things he tried: ragtime composer, recording artist, stand-up comedian and early radio comic.  Later in his career, he worked for WCKY.  He died of a heart attack in his home at 3671 Vine Street on January 21, 1930 and was buried in the family plot at Spring Grove Cemetery.

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Local Theater
5:00 am
Fri November 28, 2014

The holidays bring lots of wonderful local theatre, including "Sleeping Beauty" at ETC

Rick Pender previews some of the upcoming holiday productions at local theatres, and talks with D. Lynn Meyers from Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati about this year’s locally-written musical treat, Sleeping Beauty.

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Price Hill Will
5:00 am
Fri November 28, 2014

Price Hill's arts community continues to grow with the new Gallery@3506

A new art gallery has opened in Price Hill, part of the burgeoning arts community in one of Cincinnati’s oldest neighborhoods. To talk about Gallery@3506 and other cultural developments in Price Hill, Jane Durrell is joined by Pamela Taylor, community outreach coordinator for Price Hill Will.

Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
5:00 am
Fri November 28, 2014

Music from the new CD "Carnival of the Animals"

The Cincinnati Pops have just released their newest CD, Carnival of the Animals, the 93rd album in the orchestra’s illustrious history, and we hear a little bit of the music.

Author Doug Brunk
5:00 am
Fri November 28, 2014

Book review: "Wildcat Memories"

Roberta Schultz joins us with a review of a book perfect for the rabid UK Wildcat fan on your gift list, Doug Brunk’s Wildcat Memories: Inside Stories from Kentucky Basketball Greats.

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