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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Terry Teachout
12:00 am
Fri November 15, 2013

A new biography of legendary jazz musician Duke Ellington

Terry Teachout, drama critic of The Wall Street Journal, jazz musician and author, joins David Delegator by phone for a talk about his latest biography, DUKE: A Life of Duke Ellington.

Hebrew Union College
12:00 am
Fri November 15, 2013

The Boris Schatz Collection now on display at the Skirball Museum

A bronze relief from the exhibit

Abby Schwartz, the interim director of The Skirball Museum at Cincinnati’s Hebrew Union College, joins our Anne Arenstein to talk about the current exhibit, The Boris Schatz Collection, an impressive display of bronze and wood reliefs, ivories, oils and sepia paintings by Boris Schatz (1867-1932), the noted artist and founder of the Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts.

The Big Screen
12:00 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Movie Review: Thor: The Dark World

Many of the current comic book films are hit or miss with me. I loved The Avengers, even to the point of having it on my ten best list for the year of its release. Unfortunately, the current offering from Marvel Studios, Thor: The Dark World is nowhere near that good. I have not seen the first Thor film, so comparisons aren’t appropriate, but having seen the newest Thor adventure, I’m not particularly eager to catch up with the first one.

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10:33 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Local Filmmaker Craig Highberger

Local filmmaker, Craig Highberger

Originally aired, May 20, 2007

Former Cincinnatian Craig Highberger has produced a number of films including one about photographer Jack Mitchell, My Life is Black and White.  Frank Johnson talked with Craig about his films for “Around Cincinnati.”

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Hart Productions
12:00 am
Fri November 8, 2013

Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market coming to the Duke Energy Convention Center

It’s time again for the Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market, a gathering of gift vendors from Cincinnati and around the country at Duke Energy Convention Center. Unique jewelry, clothing, food items and more and, as Robyn Carey-Allgeyer learns from Show Director Vicki Hart, some of the proceeds from the event support Cincinnati’s Bake Me Home charity.