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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Room to Read
1:32 am
Fri April 5, 2013

One man's fight against illiteracy around the world

John Wood

It is estimated that there are 775 million people around the world who can’t read. Former Microsoft senior executive John Wood tell his story of starting a worldwide literacy effort in his book Creating Room to Read and he speaks by phone with our Barbara Gray to share this amazing story. Room to Read is now operating programs all over Asia and Africa.

John Morris Russell
1:32 am
Fri April 5, 2013

2013-14 Cincinnati Pops Season

John Morris Russell

Next year’s Cincinnati Pops season will run the gamut from favorite standards to space, Broadway and more. And as Conductor John Morris Russell tells our Brian O’Donnell, some of the guest stars include the iconic George Takei and star of “Smash,” Megan Hilty.

1890's Kentucky Murder
1:32 am
Fri April 5, 2013

"The Perils of Pearl Bryan"

Back in the 1890’s, Pearl Bryan was brutally murdered in one of the more grisly, yet fascinating, crimes in Kentucky history. That story is now recounted by author James McDonald in his book The Perils of Pearl Bryan, and he’s on the phone Lee Hay to discuss this story.

Poetry Reading
1:32 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Poet Tyrone Williams

A poetry reading by Xavier University’s Tyrone Williams: "Collage Cross Country Skier Hannibal's Son"

Musician & Painter
1:32 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Dick Waller showcases his art

Anne Arenstein welcomes in longtime local musician and founder of the Linton Chamber Music Series, Dick Waller, who has been painting for many years and currently has an exhibit of over 100 of his works at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center.


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