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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NKU's Carol Medlicott
1:00 am
Fri October 25, 2013

New biography of Shaker leader Issachar Bates

Northern Kentucky University Associate Professor Carol Medlicott is a scholar of the Shakers and has written Issachar Bates: A Shaker's Journey, a biography of an early Shaker leader who led the group’s expansion west of the Appalachians. She joins Mark Heyne to discuss Bates’ life and how he established the seven Shaker centers in this region.

The Big Screen
1:00 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Movie Review: When Comedy Went to School/I Used to be Darker

Two new independent films opened last Friday in our town. When Comedy Went to School is a loving look at what became known as the “Borscht Belt.” A couple of counties in upstate New York became a vacation haven for mostly Jewish-Americans from New York City.

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Carolyn Mazloomi
1:00 am
Fri October 25, 2013

"And Still We Rise" quilt exhibit at the Freedom Center

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is hosting And Still We Rise, the largest exhibition of African American quilts ever presented, which narrates 400 years of history in 85 quilts. Curator Carolyn Mazloomi, Ph.D., director of the Women of Color Quilter's Network, tells our Jane Durrell about the inspiration for this exhibition and how it will be turned into a book in 2014.

"Object of Devotion"
1:00 am
Sat October 19, 2013

Medieval alabaster sculptures on exhibit at the Dayton Art Institute

Jane Durrell welcomes Aimee Marcereau DeGalan, curator of the Dayton Art Institute, to talk about their current Object of Devotion (medieval alabaster sculptures) & Elizabeth Turk exhibits as well as some of the hidden gems visitors can discover at the DAI.

Author Jennifer S. Holland
1:00 am
Sat October 19, 2013

"Unlikely Loves: 43 Heartwarming True Stories from the Animal Kingdom"

During her recent time in Cincinnati for the Books by the Banks festival, New York Times bestselling author Jennifer S. Holland stopped by our studio to talk with Barbara Gray about her newest inspiring book, Unlikely Loves: 43 Heartwarming True Stories from the Animal Kingdom.

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