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.

Cincinnati’s Third Annual Early Music Festival, featuring music from the Baroque, Renaissance and Medieval eras, will happen around the area through the month of February. Joining Frank Johnson with more of the details are Catacoustic Consort’s founder and artistic director, Annalisa Pappano and board chair and festival organizer, Alice Nutter.

Author Tess Gerritsen is the writer behind the characters on TNT’s hit series, Rizzoli & Isles. As Barbara Gray learns in this interview, the author has put her female protagonists in the middle of another mystery in her latest novel, Die Again.

A poem from Bob Holman

Jan 23, 2015

Cincinnati native and now New York City poet Bob Holman reads from his book Sing This One Back to Me

His documentary, Language Matters,  will air on CET on Sunday, March 29 at 6pm.  PBS is currently streaming the entire Language Matters. PBS Newshour did a great feature on Language Matters. 

provided: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

A perennial stage favorite, Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, is now on stage at the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. Jim Stump talks with Brian Isaac Phillips, the show’s director, about this latest production featuring two local acting powerhouses: Bruce Cromer and Nicholas Rose.

The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day program, presented by the local MLK Coaltion, happens Monday, January 19 at Music Hall. Joining Jim Stump to talk about the arts components in this year’s program are Michael Burnham (spoken word) and Steve Milloy (director/conductor of the MLK Coalition Chorale.)

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