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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Commentary
12:32 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Hymns with Cincinnati Connections

Our Roberta Schultz provides a commentary about famous hymns with Cincinnati connections. This is based on information found in the book The History of Hymn Singing As Told Through 101 Famous Hymns by Charles Johnson.


"The Boy Who Would be Famous"
12:32 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Rick Sowash, Renaissance Man

Self-proclaimed Renaissance man, Rick Sowash, is a classical music composer, author, public speaker, and guard at the Cincinnati Art Museum. While his previous books have been for a pre-teen audience, his newest, The Boy Who Would be Famous, is an autobiography of his early life. He joins Jane Durrell to discuss his varied interests and why he has penned this book at this time in his life.


Pianist Terrence Wilson
12:32 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Benjamin Carlson-Berne Memorial Scholarship

Terrence Wilson

The Benjamin Carlson-Berne Memorial Scholarship was established to provide instrumental music lessons for underserved youth in the Cincinnati community. To raise funds, they will host a benefit concert on February 1 with acclaimed pianist Terrence Wilson. Susan Carlson joins Brian O’Donnell to talk about how this scholarship program came to be and details on this concert at the School for Creative and Performing Arts.


"The Misunderstanding"
12:32 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Poet Kate Faddick

Local poet Kate Faddick reads her poem The Misunderstanding.


Playhouse in the Park
12:32 am
Fri January 18, 2013

World Premiere: Abigail/1702

Playhouse is the Park will soon open the world premiere of a provocative new drama, Abigail/1702, which speculates on the life of Abigail Williams (from The Crucible) if she escaped Salem through the forest and started a new life elsewhere. The play is set 10 years after the infamous witch trials, while Abigail still tries to atone for the sins we know of, and others we don’t. Rick Pender is joined in studio by Stephanie Fieger, the actor who is portraying Abigail, who talks about the play and her debut at the Playhouse.


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