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King Records
1:00 am
Fri April 25, 2014

A tribute to Syd Nathan

A tribute to Syd Nathan, founder of Cincinnati’s famed King Records, who was born in Cincinnati on April 27, 1904.

Ruth's Parkside Cafe
1:00 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Collage exhibit by local artist Margaret Rhein

An example of Margaret Rhein's work

Local paper artist Margaret Rhein has a new exhibit of her collages opening April 28 at Ruth’s Parkside Café in Northside. She’s in the studio with our Barbara Gray to discuss this exhibit as well as work she’s doing with the Cincinnati Book Arts Society and her commissioned work at Cincinnati’s Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

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The Big Screen
1:00 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Movie Review: Le Week-End

Movies have always had a love affair with Paris going way back when most films were shot in a studio, to the Oscar-winning An American in Paris with Gene Kelly singing and dancing all over the place to Gershwin’s music, to the more recent Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen’s love letter to the great city.

There’s a new film out now in which Paris once again is a character. It’s titled Le Week-End and despite the French title and Parisian locales, it’s in English. In Le Week-End, two Brits who have fond memories of the town in which they once honeymooned, decide that a return visit may help recapture what they’ve been losing over the years as their marriage cracks and strains.

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The Big Screen
1:00 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Local filmmaker's "Proxy" to show at Indiana State Museum

Larry Thomas reports that Richmond, Indiana native Zack Parker will show his film, Proxy, at the IMAX Theater in the Indiana State Museum on May 2 and 3 after it premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.

Spring Grove Cemetery
1:00 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Phil Nuxhall talks about his new book, "Stories in the Grove"

Phil Nuxhall is the official historian for Cincinnati’s Spring Grove Cemetery, the second largest in the country and the resting place for many famous local and national names. He’s written a book about some of the history of Spring Grove, Stories in the Grove, and Brian O’Donnell talks with him about some of those stories.

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