Around Cincinnati

Arlita Jones is the playwright of the newest production at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Summerland

February 4 is the kick-off to this year's Mayerson JCC Jewish and Israeli Film Festival, titled "Secrets. Journeys. Discoveries." 

Dr. Charles Johnson, award-winning author, professor emeritus and acknowledge expert on race and literature, recently released his latest book, The Way of the Writer: Reflections on the Art and Craft of Storytelling

Starting February 2, Dayton's Human Race Theatre will present the world premiere of Eric Ulloa's 26 Pebbles, which deals with the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings on the community. 

Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews two newly republished YA novels, written by Covington native Robert Schulkers in the 1940's. 

Local musician and artist Ellie Fabe has put pen to paper to create an illustrated version of a classic Jane Austen novel. 

Choral music director Rhonda Juliano is back with a new group of singers called Fluidity

Commentary: Rick Pender, Around Cincinnati contributor and executive editor/publisher of the Everything Sondheim online community, talks about the documentary Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened, about the original Broadway staging of Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along. The documentary will be shown on Sunday, January 29 at the Esquire Theatre (1pm) and Dayton's Neon Movies (7pm.)

The debut novel from Ed Tarkington is a coming-of-age story set in the south in the late 1970's/early 1980's. 

Cincinnati's Poet Laureate Pauletta Hansel reads her poem Class Lessons from her 2011 collection The Lives We Live In Houses

East Walnut Hills' Manifest, now 12 years old, continues to add new programs and present provocative exhibitions. 

Book Review: "When Grandma Gatewood Took A Hike"

Jan 20, 2017

Book review: Roberta Schulz reviews When Grandma Gatewood Took a Hike by Michelle Houts and illustrated by Erica Magnus.

A song from The John Ford Blues Society. From their self-titled CD, enjoy Brer' Rabbit Blues.

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Photographer C. Smith has been capturing images of people and places from in and around Cincinnati for more than 60 years. 

Coming to the Marx Theatre stage at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is the funny, tuneful, yet slightly disturbed musical, Little Shop of Horrors

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