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, Grayson, 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. 

Around Cincinnati is made possible in part by a grant from ArtsWave.

During the recently completed 24th Annual Acting Irish International Theatre Festival, held in Rochester N.Y., the production of Outside Mullingar from the Irish American Theatre Company of Cincinnati was awarded Best of Show plus Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor. Best Director, plus Technical Excellence in Set Design and Lighting Design. 

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Mary McNear's latest novel, The Light in Summer, introduces readers to the small community of Butternut Lake, based on the author's summertime getaway as a child. 

Jazz, gospel and singers from a dozen African American church choirs raising their voices are all part of the upcoming Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra concert called Come Together

There's a new book out about Cincinnati favorite Jimmy Buffett, who'll make his annual visit to Riverbend on July 8. 

It's going to be a busy summer at all the Great Parks of Hamilton County

Hyde Park's Mary Ran Gallery is currently featuring an exhibit of two abstract expressionists, and friends, Jack Meanwell and Paul Chidlaw

Mammoth Cave is one of the most popular national parks, and a favorite of hikers and families from the tristate area. But how much do you know about the miles of caves in the park? 

Two local libraries – the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County and the Lebanon Public Library – have recently added the on-demand streaming service Kanopy to their benefits for card holders. 

Local musician Jake Speed is in the studio along with the founder of Cincinnati's American Sign Museum, Tod Swormstedt, and our Elaine Diehl to talk about a new music series happening at the museum. 

Toy historian Gary Darna has created a digital catalog of toy collectibles, including those with local ties from Kenner and Hasbro

A new program offered by local organization FarmChef offers five weeks of cooking classes for parents to help them create healthier meals for their family. 

Our Jim Stump has information on a summer camp for kids interested in musical theater. 

Lisa Gardner's bestselling D.D. Warren crime novel, Find Her, is now out in paperback. 

The best-selling band Train is bringing their Play That Song tour with guests O.A.R. and Natasha Bedingfield to Riverbend Music Center this Tuesday night. 

BLINK, coming to Cincinnati in October, is a community light festival that will happen throughout downtown, Over the Rhine and Findlay Market. 

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