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.

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Crime-Food Novel
1:00 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Food critic-turned-novelist Dave Lowry talks about his first novel

St. Louis food critic Dave Lowry has now ventured into the world of fiction writing with his new book Chinese Cooking for Diamond Thieves, and he joins our David Delegator on the phone to talk about being a food critic and his first novel.

Joshua Wolf Shenk
1:00 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Cincinnati native looks at the creative power of duos in his new book

Kelly Blewett is on the phone with Cincinnati native Joshua Wolf Shenk to talk about his newest book, Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs, which looks at the creative chemistry of duos using examples such as Lennon-McCartney, the Curies and even the Steves: Jobs & Wozniak.

Freedom Center
1:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

It's the 10th Anniversary of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Jane Durrell welcomes in studio Assia Johnson from the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to share details of the many events and activities happening in celebration of the center’s 10th anniversary.

Author Shelley Shepard Gray
1:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Book review: "Thankful: Return to Sugarcreek, Book Two"

Kelly Blewett has a review of the latest novel from bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray, Thankful: Return to Sugarcreek, Book Two.

Showbiz Players
1:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

The musical version of "Reefer Madness" coming to town, compliments of Showbiz Players

Cincinnati’s Showbiz Players are bringing the musical theater version of the ominous, yet inadvertently hysterical, 1936 film Reefer Madness. Director Adam Drake tells our Jim Stump that the stage version is stylized, adult themed, satirical parody for our times.

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