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, Jane Durrell, David Delegator, Barbara Gray, Dave Lewis, Ron Esposito, Cliff Radel, Brian Powers, Stuart Holman, and Kelly Blewett.  Brian O'Donnell, Frank Johnson, Suzanne Bona, Howard Wilkinson, and Jim Nolan, staff members of Cincinnati Public Radio, also help out. 

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If you have an interview idea for Around Cincinnati, please contact Lee Hay, Producer/Host of Around Cincinnati, at Lhay@wvxu.org.  Around Cincinnati is made possible in part by a grant from ArtsWave.

Poetry Reading: Local poet and Around Cincinnati contributor Roberta Schultz reads a selection from her chapbook, Outposts on the Border of Longing.

Former WVXU jazz producer Mike Spitz is now based in Los Angeles and is the co-author of a fascinating book celebrating great record stores around the country. 

It's time for a big summer weekend of racing at the Kentucky Speedway in Sparta. 

Book Review: "Switched On" By John Elder Robison

Jul 1, 2016

Book Review: Kelly Blewett reviews Switched On: A Memoir of Brain Change and Emotional Awakening by John Elder Robison.

The Taft Museum of Art celebrates the recently completed TV phenomenon, Downton Abbey, with an exhibit of 36 costumes opening July 2.

A New Book From Michael Henson

Jun 24, 2016

Local musician and poet Michael Henson's newest book is A Small Room with Trouble on My Mind and other Stories and he's with our Barbara Gray.

Lumenocity, the unique marriage of light and music that has filled Washington Park and illuminated Music Hall the last few summers, will end its run indoors at the Taft Theatre in early August.

Just in time for your 4th of July cook-out, our David Delegator is talking about grilling and smoking meats with author Steven Raichlen

Currently on display in the Brazee Street Studio's C-LINK Gallery is their 6th Annual Kid's Exhibition

Book Review: "This Is Where You Belong"

Jun 24, 2016

Book review: Kelly Blewett reviews author Melody Warrick's This Is Where You Belong: The Art and Science of Loving the Place You Live.

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