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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Great Parks
1:30 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Lots of special events and programs coming to the parks in Hamilton County

There is a lot going on in all the Hamilton County Parks. Kimberly Whitton from Great Parks of Hamilton County joins our Robyn Carey-Allgeyer to talk about some great upcoming events, including a performance by the U.S. Air Force Band, and the new branding of the district.

Adams County
1:30 am
Fri August 9, 2013

The 5th Annual Cowboy Copas Memorial Concert happens August 16-17

Adams County native Cowboy Copas

Brian Powers from the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County joins Lee Hay in our studio to talk about the 5th Annual Cowboy Copas Memorial Concert on August 16 and 17. Copas is a music legend, born in Adams County, and who died tragically in the same place crash that took Patsy Cline’s life. The memorial concerts will take place in Winchester, Ohio and will feature great music and some special guests, including his daughter, singer Cathy Copas.

Alchemy 2
1:30 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Enamel art on display at The Carnegie in Covington

The galleries at The Carnegie in Covington are now exhibiting Alchemy 2: A New Global Vision for Enamel, a combination of two juried exhibitions being held in conjunction with the Enamelist Society biennial conference. Jane Durrell finds out more about this exhibit and the special collection from famed Newport, Kentucky enamellist Bill Helwig from Averill Schepps, president of the Enamelist Society.

The Big Screen
1:30 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Movie Review: The Canyons

Back in the analog days, seeing a movie used to be so simple: you decide what you want to see, find out where it’s playing, and go see it. Choices were limited, but with a little detective work you might find something worth watching. Not all theatres played the same films at the same time. 

Now with new technologies abounding, options are jumping at us from all corners of the media. Even watching movies on a three-inch iPhone or a ten-inch iPad doesn’t seem quite so hateful when you’re stuck in an airport with nothing better to do.

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Know Theatre
1:30 am
Fri August 2, 2013

"Toil and Trouble" makes its Cincinnati debut

There’s a new production happening at Know Theatre, and this one is a modern-day twist on Shakespeare’s classic Macbeth. As Jim Stump learns from Producing Artistic Director Eric Vosmeier, Lauren Gunderson’s Toil and Trouble sets this tale of greed, power and murder in San Francisco as three over-educated, under-employed 30-somethings test friendships, make alliances and cross lines, all because of messages received in fortune cookies. And yes, it is a comedy.

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