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.

The Lost Novel Of Ayn Rand

Jul 17, 2015

Dr. Leonard Peikoff, heir to Ayn Rand’s estate and founder of the Ayn Rand Institute discusses her lost novel, Ideal, with our Kelly Blewett.

A poetry reading by local poet Grace Curtis from her book, The Shape of a Box.

Michael Giacchino is the award-winning composer of TV, movie and video game scores, including Cars 2, Lost, Jurassic World, The Incredibles, and the 2009 reboot of the Star Trek films.

Is Music Hall haunted?

Jul 10, 2015

Cincinnati’s Music Hall is one of the most iconic buildings in our city, but is it haunted?  As Lee Hay learns from guest Judy Knuckles, you can experience the dark corners and cavernous depths of Music Hall by taking a Guided Ghost Tour.

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati’s D. Lynn Meyers has assembled an eclectic, challenging and acclaimed 2015-2016 roster of plays, and she joins Jim Stump to preview the entire season.

A profile of local artist Emil Robinson

Jul 10, 2015

Jane Durrell profiles another exceptional artist who calls Cincinnati home – meet painter Emil Robinson.

Thomas Atkinson is a local writer whose first novel, Strobe Life, has just come out in print and he has earned acclaim for his collection of linked stories, Standing Deadwood, at two recent literary contests.

It’s been 30 years since the world was introduced to Marty McFly, the teenaged time traveler in the Back to the Future movies.

Our Roberta Schultz shares her thoughts about performing and attending the legendary summer ArtSong concerts presented by Queen City Balladeers and previews this year’s line-up of performers.

There’s something new at Know Theatre of Cincinnati this summer – the One Minute Play Festival. Producing Artistic Director Andrew Hungerford explains the concept in a conversation with Jim Stump.

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