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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1:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Bestselling crime novelist John Sandford & his wife write new young adult book

Author John Sandford is well known for his bestselling series of crime novels featuring Lucas Davenport, Virgil Flowers and others. As he tells our Barbara Gray, he has now stepped into the young adult category with the first book in the new series, Uncaged (The Singular Menace, Book 1), co-written with his wife.

"The Graveyard Book"
1:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

UC grad adapts Neil Gaiman book into a graphic novel

University of Cincinnati graduate P. Craig Russell is on the phone with our Frank Johnson to talk about his graphic novel adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s novel The Graveyard Book. Volume 1 is out now with volume 2 scheduled for release this fall.

Noir Fiction
1:00 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Akashic Press publishes collections of noir fiction written and/or edited by big time authors

One example of the noir fiction books published by Akashic Press.

David Delegator comments on the series of noir fiction collections, written and edited by some of today’s best authors, from Akashic Press.

"Inner Passage"
12:59 am
Fri August 15, 2014

A poem from Karen George

Poet Karen George

A poetry reading by Kentucky poet Karen George from her chapbook Inner Passage called You Come Back to Me in a Dream.

Michael Bany
1:00 am
Fri August 8, 2014

Play it Forward - helping local musicians in times of need

Play It Forward is a local foundation that helps local musicians in times of need. They are gearing up for their 19th Annual Michael W. Bany Golf Scramble to support their efforts and Brian O’Donnell learns more about Play It Forward, the golf event and its namesake, Michael Bany, from the foundation’s Jim Hunt and Michael’s brother, Mark Bany.