Around Cincinnati

Ron Esposito talks with local jazz pianist Billy Larkin about an upcoming concert he’s producing at the New Thought Unity Center featuring musicians Jana Stanfield, Faith Rivera and Susan K. Riley.

National Geographic Travel's Offbeat Observer, Robert Reid, has traveled the globe, but as he tells Barbara Gray, his new book - Abroad At Home: The 600 Best International Travel Experiences in North America - shows how to experience the world while never leaving this continent.

In honor of National Poetry Month, a reading by local poet Steve Winhusen.

A song from singer/songwriter Madeleine Peyroux, who will be in concert at the 20th Century Theater on April 21.

MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir, is preparing for its spring concert on April 18 and looking ahead to their 2015-16 season. The choir’s director, Rhonda Juliano, joins Anne Arenstein with a preview of the Here and Aware concert at St. Francis Seraph Church plus their collaboration with the Sarah Center.

The New School Montessori is the only elementary school taking part in the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s Project 38, where each of the Bard’s plays (or some part of one) will be performed by local schools. Jeff Groh, The New School’s assistant director and teacher and student actors Catherine Swift (4th grade) and Jack Giglia (6th grade) are with our Barbara Gray to talk about this challenging artistic undertaking.

In honor of National Poetry Month: a reading by local poet Grace Curtis.

A song from folk duo Indigo Girls in advance of their appearance with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra on April 19.

Louder Than a Bomb poetry slam is coming to Cincinnati on April 18.

John Aulabaugh is an alt-country/rock n’ roll singer and storyteller who will be in concert at Covington’s Madison Theater on April 18. He recently spoke by phone to Robyn Carey-Allgeyer about his new CD, the acclaimed producers he worked with on it, and the drug and alcohol addiction epidemic.

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