Around Cincinnati

Sundays at 7 PM

Greater Cincinnati has a vibrant arts scene, and Around Cincinnati keeps you up to date with local, regional and national guests. 

Each week from 7-8pm on Sunday evenings, you'll hear from local contributors who with their guests explore a wide range of subjects from books & poetry, art exhibitions, theatrical productions, area choirs, concerts and musicians, as well as festivals and dance groups.  Some of the contributors include Rick Pender, Anne Arenstein, Jim Stump, Roberta Schultz, Robert Nave, Jane Durrell, David Delegator, Barbara Gray, Dave Lewis, Ron Esposito, Stuart Holman, and Kelly Blewett.  Brian O'Donnell, Frank Johnson, Suzanne Bona, Howard Wilkinson, Robyn Carey-Allgeyer, and Jim Nolan, staff members of Cincinnati Public Radio, also help out.

If you have an interview idea for Around Cincinnati, please contact Lee Hay, Producer/Host of Around Cincinnati, at Lhay@wvxu.org. 

Bestselling author Mary Higgins Clark is back with the latest installment in her Under Suspicion series, The Sleeping Beauty Killer

The community choral group Camerata is preparing to present its holiday concerts, titled Mary East & West, on December 10 and 11. 

Popular crime novelist Patricia Cornwell is back with another adventure for Dr. Kay Scarpetta, now in her 25th year as her series protagonist. 

Book Review: "Johnny Temple: All-Star Second Baseman"

Dec 2, 2016

Book Review: David Delegator reviews William A. Cook’s biography of the former Cincinnati Reds leadoff hitter, Johnny Temple: All-Star Second Baseman.

John Carter Cash, son of the legendary country singer/songwriter Johnny Cash, has written the forward for a collection of poems from his father, Forever Words: The Unknown Poems

The Covedale Center for the Performing Arts is presenting a brand-new, original holiday production entitled The Nights Before Christmas, about the man behind the famous poem. 

Maria Rodale Talks All About Cooking From "Scratch"

Nov 28, 2016

Maria Rodale’s grandfather is credited as the founder of organic gardening, and she and her family continue to follow in his footsteps. 

It’s time again for the Cincinnati Men’s Chorus to raise their voices to the season with their holiday concert, Christmas on the Rocks, coming December 3 & 4. 

A New CD From Boogie Woogie Piano Player Ricky Nye

Nov 28, 2016

Local piano legend Ricky Nye has just released his latest album of blues and boogie piano tunes. 

What happens after Cinderella and the Prince get married? 

Local musician Kim Taylor is just back from a month of shows in Germany with her Water and Sand partner Todd Thibaud, and a new CD is forthcoming. 

The massive renovations to Memorial Hall (next to Music Hall on Elm Street) are almost complete and the building will come alive starting Thanksgiving weekend. 

Know Theatre of Cincinnati is taking a different approach to holiday programming, presenting the world premiere of the Appalachian ghost story, Darkest Night at the Gnarly Stump by Lauren Hynek & Elizabeth Martin, with original music by Paul Strickland

Author J.M. Dupont wanted to tell the story of blues legend Robert Johnson in a completely unique format, and he has. 

The holiday season brings a whole series of special events and activities at area parks. 

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