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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The Big Screen
12:00 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Movie Review: Inside Llewyn Davis

Leave it to the Coen Brothers to come up with a film full of colorful characters, although not always likeable, delicious dialogue, and a tale that may hold moral implications for many viewers. Such is their latest outing, Inside Llewyn Davis. The title character is an aspiring folk singer at the beginning of the folk singing renaissance in 1961. He started as one-half of a duo, which broke up, and now he’s trying for a solo career. Llewyn Davis is completely at loose ends. He’s on the outs with what’s left of his family, has no permanent address, and is getting nowhere fast with his chosen profession. He spends the film on a journey of discovery…but for what? Fame? Love? Or maybe just looking for himself, whoever that may be.

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Indian Hill
12:00 am
Fri January 3, 2014

All about the mission and programs of Greenacres

Greenacres in Indian Hill is unique in the diversity of programs it offers – from equine to horticulture to presenting concerts and offering a variety of education programs – it’s one of the area’s better kept secrets. Jane Durrell talks with Greenacres President Carter Randolph about the location, history and mission of the organization.

Straight Up Swingin'
12:00 am
Fri January 3, 2014

New CD from Cincinnati's Trio Pi

Michael Sharfe and Jim Leslie from the jazz ensemble Trio Pi are in the studio with our Frank Johnson to talk about their new CD, Straight Up Swingin’, and the upcoming release party at Washington Platform on January 12.

Elizabeth Gilbert
12:00 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Book review: "The Signature of All Things"

Kelly Blewett has a review of the new book from author Elizabeth Gilbert (Eat, Pray, Love) entitled The Signature of All Things.

Kenton County
12:00 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Covington library completes massive renovation

The Covington Branch of the Kenton County Library has recently undergone a massive remodeling, inside and out, of the 39-year old facility on the corner of 5th and Scott. Executive Director Dave Schroeder joins Anne Arenstein to talk about the renovations, what’s new inside the building and some of the expanded resources available there for the community.

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