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.

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is presenting the regional premiere of Sharr White’s The Other Place, a provocative, psychological thriller. Rick Pender sits down with acclaimed Cincinnati actor Regina Pugh, who portrays the play’s central character.

The Sonny Moorman Group won the 2014 Cincinnati Blues Challenge, earning them a place in this year’s International Blues Challenge in Memphis. Sonny Moorman visited our Corbett Studio to talk with Stuart Holman about the Memphis trip, other plans for the coming year, and perform his song “Let’s Work Together.”

Cincinnati’s Third Annual Early Music Festival, featuring music from the Baroque, Renaissance and Medieval eras, will happen around the area through the month of February. Joining Frank Johnson with more of the details are Catacoustic Consort’s founder and artistic director, Annalisa Pappano and board chair and festival organizer, Alice Nutter.

Author Tess Gerritsen is the writer behind the characters on TNT’s hit series, Rizzoli & Isles. As Barbara Gray learns in this interview, the author has put her female protagonists in the middle of another mystery in her latest novel, Die Again.

A poem from Bob Holman

Jan 23, 2015

Cincinnati native and now New York City poet Bob Holman reads from his book Sing This One Back to Me

His documentary, Language Matters,  will air on CET on Sunday, March 29 at 6pm.  PBS is currently streaming the entire Language Matters. PBS Newshour did a great feature on Language Matters. 

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