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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Local Author Jacki Lyon
1:30 am
Fri September 27, 2013

The new book "Salty Miss Tenderloin" is set primarily in Cincinnati

Local author and winner of an Independent Publishers’ Book Award, Jacki Lyon, is in our studio with Barbara Gray to talk about her newest novel, Salty Miss Tenderloin, which takes place, in large part, here in Cincinnati.

"King of Style"
1:30 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Michael Jackson's longtime friend and fashion designer, Michael Bush

Michael Bush in our studio, holding a copy of "King of Style"

Michael Bush was a longtime friend, and fashion designer for, the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. He was in Cincinnati recently promoting his new photo-filled book, King of Style: Dressing Michael Jackson, and the Ohio native stopped by our studio for a talk with Robyn Carey-Allgeyer.

Playwright Martín Zimmerman
1:30 am
Fri September 27, 2013

"Seven Spots on the Sun" premieres at Playhouse in the Park

Playhouse in the Park’s Thompson Shelterhouse Theater premieres Seven Spots on the Sun by playwright Martín Zimmerman starting September 28. Our Rick Pender talks with the Playhouse’s new artistic associate, and director of this play, KJ Sanchez, about this fable of revenge and redemption and the talented cast of all Latino actors.

"Case of Dry Markers"
1:30 am
Fri September 27, 2013

A song from Zak Morgan and Bootsy Collins

Cincinnati singer-songwriter Zak Morgan helps us kick off the fall/Halloween season with his song Case of Dry Markers, a duet with funk icon Bootsy Collins, off the CD Barber of the Beasts.

Broadway in Cincinnati
1:30 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Hit musicals "Ghost" and "Flashdance" coming to the Aronoff stage

The start of this season’s Broadway In Cincinnati productions at the Aronoff Center will have a distinctly Hollywood feel – first off is the musical version of the hit film Ghost, followed by the musical version of the hit film Flashdance. Rick Pender is joined by Genevieve Miller Holt from the Broadway series to preview these touring shows.

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