The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, in conjunction with Macy’s, will present a premiere family concert on December 14 based on the famous New York Times editorial Yes Virginia. Frank Johnson speaks with Wesley Whatley, the composer, and Bill Schermerhorn from Macy’s about the creation of this piece and why it’s debuting in Cincinnati.
Cincinnati’s New Edgecliff Theatre takes over the Know Theatre space this month for their production of The 12 Dates of Christmas. Actress Annie Kalahurka joins our Jim Stump to talk about this one-woman holiday play.
Nathan Bick from Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble joins Anne Arenstein with a preview of their annual concert A Candlelit Christmas as well as the remaining season of performances, including the first under new music director, Craig Hella Johnson.
Our film critic, Larry Thomas, interviews documentarian Davy Rothbart about Medora, his newest film about this small-town Indiana’s basketball team and how it mirrors the struggle of the town itself. Medora will be screened at the Contemporary Arts Center on Monday, December 9.
John Bemelmans Marciano, grandson of “Madeline” creator Ludwig Bemelmans and author of two new “Madeline” books, was in town recently and came by our studio for a conversation with Barbara Gray. He talks about how his grandfather came up with Madeline and reads an excerpt from his Madeline & the Old Housein Paris book.