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.

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Author Karen White
1:00 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Book review: "A Long Time Gone"

Kelly Blewett has a review of the new novel from bestselling author Karen White, A Long Time Gone. The author will be at Joseph Beth Booksellers at Rookwood on Tuesday, June 24.

Local Artist
1:00 am
Fri June 20, 2014

A profile of local artist Jan Brown Checco

Jane Durrell sits down for an interview with local artist and community stalwart Jan Brown Checco. Beyond her efforts as a working artist, she is involved with many community efforts including the City of Cincinnati’s arts allocation committee, the recent Big Idea effort of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation and various Sister City projects.

CCM Alum
1:00 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Composer-musician Don Baragiano selected to compete in American Composer series

UC’s CCM alum Don Baragiano returns to Around Cincinnati to update our Chelsea VandeDrink on his travels, his time with the New Europa Troubadours, his current group Hejira, and his selection to compete in the upcoming Aaron Copland Foundation's American Composer series.

Quaker State 400
1:00 am
Fri June 20, 2014

NASCAR returning to the Kentucky Speedway this month

It’s time again for the Kentucky Speedway to host the Quaker State 400 Sprint Cup Race at the track in Sparta. With a preview of what race fans can expect during the entire race weekend, both on and off the track, Lee Hay welcomes in Tim Bray, director of communications for the Speedway.

The Big Screen
1:00 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Hollywood's classic car flicks

From the classic Robert Mitchum 1958 film "Thunder Road"

Once again it’s summertime, and the living is… well, in many instances… mobile. What with enjoying the seasonal events and travels, and the upcoming weekend of big racing at the Kentucky Speedway, I started thinking about the symmetry between two of Americas great loves: cars and movies.

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