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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Harvest Gallery
1:32 am
Fri March 22, 2013

March On, Women: An Exhibition of Art by Women on Women

Over the Rhine’s Harvest Gallery’s current show is March On, Women: An Exhibition of Art by Women on Women and will be on exhibit until April 19. The curator, Alissa J. Magenheim, and one of the gallery’s organizers, Cedric Cox, join our Jane Durrell to talk about the artists involved in this exhibit, as well as the mission of Harvest Gallery.


Music
1:32 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Young violinist Demi Fang

Demi Fang is a senior at Centerville High School, just outside Dayton, Ohio, and she is a truly accomplished violinist. As Frank Johnson discovers in this interview, she has just been named to the inaugural National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America, a touring orchestra created by Carnegie Hall and featuring 120 players all aged 16-19. After an intensive two weeks of rehearsals, they will embark on an international tour, providing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity under the mentorship of acclaimed conductor Valery Gergiev.


Music & Theater Venue
1:32 am
Fri March 15, 2013

The Updated Taft Theatre

If you haven’t been to Cincinnati’s Taft Theatre in a while, you might be surprised by some of the physical changes you’ll see. Robyn Carey-Allgeyer welcomes in Ed Morrell, the general manager of the Taft, to talk about the resurrection of the ballroom as a new concert space; some of the digital additions; as well as the original design and architect of the historic theater.


Cincinnati Children's Choir
1:32 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Summer Choir Festival for Kids

The Cincinnati Children’s Choir Festival is coming this summer, and registration is now open for young singers, nominated by their school’s music teacher, to be part of a week-long adventure at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. To learn more about this festival and how students can become a part of it, Cincinnati Children’s Choir Director Robyn Lana spends a few minutes with our Anne Arenstein.


Manifest Gallery
1:32 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Aritist-in-Residence Tyler Wilkinson

Nikita Gross Photography

For the first time in its existence, Cincinnati’s Manifest Gallery has engaged an artist-in residence. Painter Tyler Wilkinson has been working with the gallery for some time, so he joins our Jane Durrell in the studio to discuss the experience so far, the type of work he’s been doing, and what he hopes to accomplish before his residency is completed.


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