Around Cincinnati

David Mamet’s provocative play Race is the next production of New Edgecliff Theatre, and will be presented in Hoffner Lodge in Northside starting April 9. Jim Stump talks about this play, David Mamet, and the cast with the director, Daryl Harris.

In honor of National Poetry Month: a reading from local poet Roberta Schultz.

Jazz musician Keigo Hirakawa joins our Ron Esposito to talk about his latest CD, And Then There Were Three, and their upcoming release party at Gilly’s in Dayton on April 12.

A poem from Richard Hague

Mar 27, 2015

A poetry reading by local poet Richard Hague from his most recent Dos Madres book, During the Recent Extinctions: New and Selected Poems 1984-2012.

Maggie Perrino is the new theatre director at The Carnegie in Covington and she’s in the studio with Jim Stump to talk about her new role, her plans for the coming season, and their upcoming production of Steve Martin’s The Underpants.

With a move to spring this year, the Constella Festival of Music & Fine Arts is ready to kick off its fourth year with a schedule of special guests and unique performances. Joining our Brian O’Donnell is Constella’s founder and artistic director, Tatiana Berman.

One of the truest signs of spring in Cincinnati is the annual Krohn Conservatory Butterfly Show. This year, they feature Butterflies of the Philippines and the conservatory’s manager, Andrea Schepmann, talks with David Delegator about the history of the show, how the feature country is chosen, and what visitors will enjoy when they visit.

Fans of AMC’s The Walking Dead will recognize the character Dr. Eugene Porter. The actor behind the doctor, Josh McDermitt, spoke by phone with Lee Hay prior to his recent appearance at the HorrorHound Weekend.

Book review: Roberta Schultz reviews Every River on Earth: Writing from Appalachian Ohio, a collection of poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction, edited by Neil Carpathios with a forward and contribution from bestselling author Donald Ray Pollock.

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