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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Author Rod Jordan
1:00 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Local man writes about his service during the Vietnam War in "Welcome to the Nam"

Possibly a first for Around Cincinnati: our interview with local author and Vietnam veteran Rod Jordan has a surprise ending. His book, Welcome to the Nam, talks about his time in country as a grunt in the Marines and how the death and devastation he witnessed has stuck with him his entire life. Brian O’Donnell talks with the author about why he finally decided to write the book, and sets up the final surprise.

Anderson Twp.
1:00 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Local playwright Thomas Atkinson part of New Works Festival in New Mexico

Anderson Township author and playwright Thomas Atkinson recently came in our studio to talk with Rick Pender about how his newest play, Battling the Ghost of Max Schmelling, was selected by the FUSION Theatre Co. of New Mexico to be showcased in their recently completed New Works Festival.

"Pearls and Poison"
1:00 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Milford's Duffy Brown is out with her third Consignment Shop mystery

Pearls and Poison is the third novel in the Consignment Shop Mysteries from Milford-based author Duffy Brown. She’s with our Barbara Gray to share a little about the plot, the fun of writing a continuing series, and her new series coming out this fall.

Northside
1:00 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Get ready for this year's Fourth of July Rock n' Roll Carnival!

No better way to celebrate Independence Day (and weekend) than a community parade, carnival, food trucks, kid events and music! Chris Nascimento sits down with Robyn Carey-Allgeyer with a preview of the upcoming Fourth of July Rock n’ Roll Carnival in Northside.

"The Boy at the Museum"
1:00 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Curator at the Taft Museum by day, novelist by night - Tamera Lenz Muente

Tamera Lenz Muente is assistant curator at the Taft Museum of Art by day and novelist by night. Her first book, a historical novel set in Cincinnati called The Boy at the Museum has just been released and she’s with Lee Hay to talk about her research into Cincinnati’s early history and some of the famous people she included in her debut book.

You can meet her at her book signing at Joseph Beth Booksellers in Rookwood on Saturday, August 9th, at 2pm.

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