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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Cincinnati Remembers WWI
1:00 am
Fri June 13, 2014

MamLuft & Co. Dance presents "The Tragedy of Time" at the CAM

Frank Johnson has a reminder about the upcoming MamLuft & Co. Dance performance of The Tragedy of Time, their contribution to the Cincinnati Remembers WWI effort.

Boys, Boas & Bears
1:00 am
Fri June 13, 2014

A preview of the upcoming concert from the Cincinnati Men's Chorus

Dr. Casey Hayes, the artistic director for the Cincinnati Men’s Chorus, joins Lee Hay with a preview of their June 21-22 concert, Boys, Boas and Bears, featuring special guest Tom Goss.

The Big Screen
1:00 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Movie Review: The Angriest Man in Brooklyn

With all the various platforms available for movie delivery these days, there are some films that totally slip by unnoticed, since they don’t get a regular theatrical release. Such is the case with The Angriest Man in Brooklyn. It had a one-week run in New York and Los Angeles, and then went to the video-on-demand section of your cable or satellite provider. Despite the title, and presence of star Robin Williams, it’s not a comedy. Williams plays an attorney in Brooklyn whose hard knocks have completely soured him on life, and he’s determined to take it out on anyone who’s handy, which he does with great regularity. A minor incident causes him to go to his doctor, who is out of town. The attending physician tells Williams that a previous scan revealed a brain aneurism and that he is likely to die within the next ninety minutes. So what would you do in such circumstances? Live it to the fullest? Try to reconnect with those from whom you are estranged? Or be even angrier?

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LumenoCity August 1-3
1:00 am
Fri June 6, 2014

LumenoCity returns this summer - free tickets will be needed to attend

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Free tickets for this year’s LumenoCity, happening August 1-3 in Washington Park, will be made available to the public starting Monday morning, June 9. Chris Pinelo from the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra joins Frank Johnson to share the details on the second year of this event and how to go about getting tickets.

Rookwood Pottery
1:00 am
Fri June 6, 2014

Fascinating story of the man who truly saved a Cincinnati artistic legacy

Dr. Arthur Townley , a Michigan dentist and pottery lover, is the man who rescued Rookwood Pottery by using his life savings to purchase all the assets of the historic Cincinnati company prior to its sale to overseas interests. Rookwood expert Riley Humler and George Hibben from today’s Rookwood join Stuart Holman to share the story of Dr. Townley and his determination to see the company returned to Cincinnati and to producing its classic pottery.

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