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The Big Screen
1:00 am
Fri June 6, 2014

Movie Review: Cold in July

In the never-ending search for critical adoration and separating moviegoers from their hard-earned dollars, filmmakers seem to embrace the theory that “more IS more.” They try to cram 10 pounds of “stuff” into every two-pound bag to appeal to as wide an audience as possible. That’s to be expected with the blockbuster films, but it sometimes works its way into the smaller, low-key titles as well.

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Riverbend
1:00 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Our Cincinnati Pops prepare for this summer's concerts

The Cincinnati Pops kick off their 30th summer at Riverbend on Saturday, June 7 with a program called Pops Orchestral Spectacular. Conductor John Morris Russell previews that and the full summer schedule in a conversation with our Brian O’Donnell.

John Brackett
1:00 am
Fri May 30, 2014

A retired history professor from UC writes his first crime novel and sets it in Over the Rhine

John Brackett, a retired history professor from U.C., has penned his first novel, Suffer the Little Children, a crime tale set in modern day Over the Rhine. He stopped by our studio to talk about this new career and his first book with Barbara Gray.

Cincinnati's Women's Choir
1:00 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Meet the new director of MUSE, Rhonda Juliano

Rhonda Juliano is the new artistic director of MUSE Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir, following in the footsteps of longtime director Catherine Roma. She talks about the job and the first concerts under her direction, happening June 7 and 8, with Anne Arenstein.

Author Carol Cassella
1:00 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Book review: "Gemini"

Our Kelly Blewett has a review of the novel Gemini from bestselling author Carol Cassella.

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