Around Cincinnati

"The Cubs Quotient"
1:00 am
Fri July 4, 2014

Exploring the ways the Chicago Cubs have impacted history and society

Sports historian Scott Rowan has written a fascinating book looking at the ways the Chicago Cubs have altered politics, society, race relations, innovation, entertainment, vices and baseball. He’s on the phone with Mark Heyne to talk about The Cubs Quotient: How the Chicago Cubs Changed the World.

Nature Appreciation
1:00 am
Fri July 4, 2014

Local children's author Michele Wright talks about her four seasons series

The "Winter" book of the series

Local children’s author Michele Wright has created a series of four books based on the seasons in order to share the magic of nature with her young readers. As she tells our Kelly Blewett, most of the photos illustrating these books are local scenes including the Cincinnati Zoo, Miami Whitewater Forest and more.

Ron Enyard
1:00 am
Fri July 4, 2014

Jazz drummer Ron Enyard and the CD from a 1967 gig at Herbie's

Drummer Ron Enyard has been a fixture in the local jazz scene for many years, and has a regular gig at Om Eco Café in Clifton every Monday night. He’s with Frank Johnson to talk about a CD from a 1967 gig at the old Herbie’s (a club that was on the corner of Taft and Hackberry) with saxophonist Bobby Miller, pianist Sam Jackson, and bassist Burgoine Denny.

Doon
1:00 am
Fri July 4, 2014

The Dooniverse from local authors Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon

Have you entered the Dooniverse yet? Local authors Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon have created a series of fantasy books, the Doon series, with the first novel, Doon, now available and the second, Destined for Doon, due out September 2. The authors are with Barbara Gray to discuss the series, the characters and plots, and a unique connection to a 1950’s era Broadway musical.

Sunset Players
1:00 am
Fri July 4, 2014

A preview of a new local production of "Next to Normal"

Jim Stump has a preview of the upcoming Sunset Players production of the award-winning musical Next to Normal with the show’s director, Jerry Yearout, and lead performers Jen and Jered Ryan.

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