Around Cincinnati

Sundays at 7 PM

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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Doon
1:00 am
Fri July 4, 2014

The Dooniverse from local authors Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon

Have you entered the Dooniverse yet? Local authors Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon have created a series of fantasy books, the Doon series, with the first novel, Doon, now available and the second, Destined for Doon, due out September 2. The authors are with Barbara Gray to discuss the series, the characters and plots, and a unique connection to a 1950’s era Broadway musical.

Sunset Players
1:00 am
Fri July 4, 2014

A preview of a new local production of "Next to Normal"

Jim Stump has a preview of the upcoming Sunset Players production of the award-winning musical Next to Normal with the show’s director, Jerry Yearout, and lead performers Jen and Jered Ryan.

Arts
9:54 am
Mon June 30, 2014

Congratulations to Cincinnati Shakespeare!

Congratulations to Cincinnati Shakespeare Company which is one of 40 theatre companies in the country to receive a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts as a participant in the Shakespeare in American Communities program!  Shakespeare in American Communities introduces middle and high school students to the power of live theater and the masterpieces of William Shakespeare.

Author Rod Jordan
1:00 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Local man writes about his service during the Vietnam War in "Welcome to the Nam"

Possibly a first for Around Cincinnati: our interview with local author and Vietnam veteran Rod Jordan has a surprise ending. His book, Welcome to the Nam, talks about his time in country as a grunt in the Marines and how the death and devastation he witnessed has stuck with him his entire life. Brian O’Donnell talks with the author about why he finally decided to write the book, and sets up the final surprise.

Anderson Twp.
1:00 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Local playwright Thomas Atkinson part of New Works Festival in New Mexico

Anderson Township author and playwright Thomas Atkinson recently came in our studio to talk with Rick Pender about how his newest play, Battling the Ghost of Max Schmelling, was selected by the FUSION Theatre Co. of New Mexico to be showcased in their recently completed New Works Festival.

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