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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Author James Nicholson
1:32 am
Fri May 24, 2013

The story of the historic Kentucky-bred colt Never Say Die

If you don’t know the story of a Kentucky-bred colt that upset the racing world in 1954, then you are going to want to hear about Never Say Die at the famed Epsom Derby in England. Author James Nicholson weaves a fascinating story of this international upset and how it impacted the thoroughbred racing industry in the Bluegrass State. James Nicholson is on the phone with our Stuart Holman to discuss Never Say Die: A Kentucky Colt, the Epsom Derby, and the Rise of the Modern Thoroughbred Industry.

Debut CD
1:32 am
Fri May 24, 2013

NKU Faculty Jazz Ensemble's William Brian Hogg

The Northern Kentucky University Faculty Jazz Ensemble has released its debut CD, and our Frank Johnson talks with the co-producer of the project, Director of Jazz Studies/Assistant Professor of Saxophone William Brian Hogg.

Downtown Art
1:32 am
Fri May 24, 2013

5th Street Gallery

Jane Durrell welcomes in to our studio two of the local artists behind the 5th Street Gallery, a collaborative of a wide variety of artists in many different media. Ober-Rae Livingstone is an artist and manager of the Gallery, and former Enquirer reporter-turned-fulltime artist Sara Pearce, discuss the role of the gallery and its heart-of-the-city location at the Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel.

Author Joan Merrill
1:32 am
Fri May 24, 2013

"And All That Madness"

Novelist Joan Merrill uses the New York City jazz scene as the backdrop for her latest mystery, And All That Madness, and the authors joins Barbara Gray on the phone to talk about her creative injection of jazz into this story.

10th Anniversary
1:32 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Cincy Fringe Festival

The 10th Annual Cincy Fringe Festival kicks off on May 28, and joining Lee Hay with a preview of this year’s anniversary event is Producing Artistic Director Eric Vosmeier.

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