Around Cincinnati

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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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Faux Frenchmen
1:30 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Jazz violinist Andy Stein coming to the area for three performances

Andy Stein

You may recognize the name Andy Stein from his frequent appearances as guest musician on A Prairie Home Companion. He’s a talented and respected jazz violinist who will be doing three appearances next week with Cincinnati’s own Faux Frenchmen. Brian O’Donnell gets all the details from band member George Cunningham.

Children's books
1:30 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Local author Andrea Cheng talks about her new trilogy

Perhaps Cincinnati’s most acclaimed author of children’s literature is Andrea Cheng. She’s in our studio with Barbara Gray to talk about her newest trilogy, which kicked off with the book The Year of the Baby.

Great Parks
1:30 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Lots of special events and programs coming to the parks in Hamilton County

There is a lot going on in all the Hamilton County Parks. Kimberly Whitton from Great Parks of Hamilton County joins our Robyn Carey-Allgeyer to talk about some great upcoming events, including a performance by the U.S. Air Force Band, and the new branding of the district.

Adams County
1:30 am
Fri August 9, 2013

The 5th Annual Cowboy Copas Memorial Concert happens August 16-17

Adams County native Cowboy Copas

Brian Powers from the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County joins Lee Hay in our studio to talk about the 5th Annual Cowboy Copas Memorial Concert on August 16 and 17. Copas is a music legend, born in Adams County, and who died tragically in the same place crash that took Patsy Cline’s life. The memorial concerts will take place in Winchester, Ohio and will feature great music and some special guests, including his daughter, singer Cathy Copas.

Alchemy 2
1:30 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Enamel art on display at The Carnegie in Covington

The galleries at The Carnegie in Covington are now exhibiting Alchemy 2: A New Global Vision for Enamel, a combination of two juried exhibitions being held in conjunction with the Enamelist Society biennial conference. Jane Durrell finds out more about this exhibit and the special collection from famed Newport, Kentucky enamellist Bill Helwig from Averill Schepps, president of the Enamelist Society.

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