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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"Hollywood Lies"
6:21 am
Sat October 12, 2013

A new novel from Cincinnati author N.K. Smith

Cincinnati author N.K. Smith’s newest novel, Hollywood Lies, is an unusual look at the rich and famous and the plights and perils that comes with celebrity. She’s with Barbara Gray to talk about the plot of her new book and how a Midwestern mother of two gets into the lives of these West Coast favorites of the paparazzi.

Classical and Swing Music
1:00 am
Sat October 12, 2013

Xavier University Music Series opens its 37th season

It’s time for the 37th anniversary season of the Xavier University Music Series, and new coordinator Polina Bespalko visits with our Frank Johnson to preview the upcoming year of classical piano, classical guitar and swing music concerts.

Bobby Mackey's Music World
1:00 am
Sat October 12, 2013

An interview with Georgette Jones, daughter of George Jones and Tammy Wynette

Lee Hay is on the phone with Georgette Jones, the daughter of country music royalty – George Jones and Tammy Wynette. She’s a singer and recording artist who will be performing at Bobby Mackey’s Music World on October 19. She talks about her parents, her own music, and what concert-goers can expect when she’s singing on stage.

The Big Screen
1:00 am
Sat October 12, 2013

Movie Review: Gravity

Ever since science fiction took off like a rocket at the movie box office in 1950, one of the favorite, and most feared, story lines was being lost in space, never to return to Planet Earth again. More often than not, these very low-budget astronauts were shot against cardboard sets, which occasionally moved when bumped into, almost never seemed to be without gravity of some sort keeping them upright and moving around, and only had a smattering of non-descript knobs to twiddle with. Yes, sixty-three years ago was the sci-fi Stone Age when it came to space travel in the movies.

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The Betts House
1:00 am
Sat October 12, 2013

New exhibit: Bricks, Barrel Vaults, & Beer: The Architectural Legacy of Cincinnati Breweries

The Betts House in Cincinnati’s west end has just opened its newest, major exhibition called Bricks, Barrel Vaults, & Beer: The Architectural Legacy of Cincinnati Breweries. With the explosion of new and historic breweries throughout the city, this could not be a timelier exhibit as Dayle Dearduff, interim executive director, tells our Jane Durrell.

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