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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Kentucky Geology
12:00 am
Fri December 27, 2013

Book review: "Kentucky Agate: State Rock and Mineral Treasure of the Commonwealth"

Roberta Shultz has a review of Roland McIntosh and Warren Anderson’s latest book from the University Press of Kentucky, Kentucky Agate: State Rock and Mineral Treasure of the Commonwealth.

An Annual Tradition
12:00 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Around Cincinnati Christmas Special

John Morris Russell, conductor of the Cincinnati Pops, reads "Twas the Night before Christmas"

Around Cincinnati Christmas Special 2013 - Hour 1:
Around Cincinnati Christmas Special 2013 - Hour 2:

For the 9th Annual Around Cincinnati Christmas Special, Lee Hay has assembled a wonderful collection of local musicians, actors, authors and more to celebrate the words, music and spirit of the season. Airing Sunday, December 22 from 7:00-9:00pm, here's what you'll hear as you prepare for Christmas week. Enjoy, and Merry Christmas!

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Loren Long
12:00 am
Fri December 13, 2013

"An Otis Christmas" from Cincinnati author/illustrator

Cincinnati’s Loren Long, acclaimed author and illustrator, came by our studio to talk with Barbara Gray about An Otis Christmas, the latest installment of his Otis series of children’s books.

Over the Rhine
12:00 am
Fri December 13, 2013

Rookwood Pottery's first retail shop

For the first time in its long, distinguished history, Rookwood Pottery now has an offsite retail store. Our Jane Durrell looks at the Over the Rhine shop and what shoppers can expect to find there with her guest, Dorothy Hoffman, Retail Sales Director for the Rookwood Pottery Company.

"A Mouthful of Goose"
12:00 am
Fri December 13, 2013

Behind the scenes look at "A Christmas Carol"

Playhouse in the Park’s production of A Christmas Carol is a longtime Cincinnati tradition, and now a former backstage employee shares some of the stories of working on the annual production. Daniel Townsend was wigmaster for four years, and he’s written A Mouthful of Goose: Backstage Stories from A Christmas Carol and he’s with Rick Pender to share a couple of those stories.

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