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.

In a new, Big Easy variation on the classic tale of the gingerbread man, New Orleans native and current Cincinnati resident Keila Dawson has written her first children’s book, The King Cake Baby, introducing young audiences to the city and traditions that make New Orleans great, and she's with Lee Hay.

Anne Arenstein welcomes in two guests to discuss a fascinating new exhibit at UC’s Phillip M. Meyers, Jr. Memorial Gallery inside the Steger Student Life Center. Jennifer Latessa and Dr. David Edelman from DAAP talk about In the Public Interest: The Life and Work of Regional Planning Pioneer Ladislas Segoe, on display through March 31.

David Lewis has a commentary about Cincinnati native Burton L. King, a pioneer silent film director from the early 20th century.

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is presenting the regional premiere of Sharr White’s The Other Place, a provocative, psychological thriller. Rick Pender sits down with acclaimed Cincinnati actor Regina Pugh, who portrays the play’s central character.

The Sonny Moorman Group won the 2014 Cincinnati Blues Challenge, earning them a place in this year’s International Blues Challenge in Memphis. Sonny Moorman visited our Corbett Studio to talk with Stuart Holman about the Memphis trip, other plans for the coming year, and perform his song “Let’s Work Together.”

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