Around Cincinnati

A new book looks at Cincinnati's Wurlitzer family

May 15, 2015

Author Mark Palkovic has delved in to the history of one of our more prominent local family names in his new book Wurlitzer of Cincinnati: The Name That Means Music to Millions.

The 2015 World Piano Competition returns to UC’s CCM June 7-13 and joining Frank Johnson for a preview are Mark Ernster, their executive director, and pianist Awadagin Pratt, the competition’s artistic director.

Kate Andersen Brower, former Bloomberg News White House correspondent, has a new behind-the-scenes book about the president’s home called The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House and she’s on the phone with our Barbara Gray.

An exhibition featuring the works of Mark Catesby, North America's first naturalist, is now on view at Cincinnati Museum Center.

Book review: "The Way the World Is" by Michael Henson

May 15, 2015

Roberta Schultz reviews The Way the World Is: The Maggie Boylan Stories by author Michael Henson.

Bestselling author David Baldacci is back with a new thriller and a brand new character, a man with a perfect memory who must solve his own family’s murder in Memory Man, and he’s on the phone with Barbara Gray.

Rick Pender talks with Wendy Goldberg, the director of the new production at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Parks Thompson Shelterhouse Theatre, Circle Mirror Transformation by Annie Baker.

The dancing is back for the eighth year! Salsa on the Square happens on Fountain Square on Thursday evenings and Nicholas Radina joins Lee Hay with what to look forward to this summer.

Channing Seideman and her canine assistant Georgie are in the studio with Barbara Gray to talk about pet therapy, how Georgie helps Channing stay independent, and Georgie’s recent honor from Milk Bone Dog Biscuits.

You may not know Rick Hall’s name, but you’ve heard the music he has produced. Everyone from Mac Davis to Alicia Keys to Wilson Pickett to Aretha Franklin and many more. His memoir, The Man from Muscle Shoals: My Journey from Shame to Fame, is now out and he joins our Ron Esposito on the phone to talk about his life and career.