Around Cincinnati

A Poem From Karen George

Nov 6, 2015

A poetry reading by Karen George from her chapbook, Inner Passage.

A poetry reading by Dr. Norman Finkelstein from his sequence of poems, From The Files of the Imminent Foundation.

WVXU-FM repeats a one-hour interview Saturday with Cincinnati filmmaker Steve Gebhardt, who died Oct. 15 at his Cincinnati home. He was 78.

After founding and directing the University of Cincinnati Film Society in the 1960s, Gebhardt directed films for John Lennon and Yoko Ono and produced the “Ladies and Gentlemen, The Rolling Stones” concert documentary in the 1970s. He also produced “Bill Monroe: Father of Bluegrass Music” in 1993 with former Enquirer music writer Larry Nager.

His credits include “John Lennon Live in New York City,” “Imagine,” “Gimme Some Truth: The Making Of John Lennon’s Imagine Album,” “John Lennon and Yoko Ono Present the One-To-One Concert,” “Gotta Serve Somebody: The Gospel Songs of Bob Dylan,” and the short films “Fly” and “Freedom” by Lennon and Ono, according to the International Movie Datebase.

For the 16th year in a row, local piano legend Ricky Nye will present his Blues and Boogie Piano Summit on Friday and Saturday, November 6-7 at The Southgate House Revival in Newport.

Book Review: "The Goddess Pose" By Michelle Goldberg

Oct 30, 2015

Book review: Kelly Blewett reviews The Goddess Pose: The Audacious Life of Indra Devi, the Woman Who Helped Bring Yoga to the West by Michelle Goldberg.

Cincinnati’s acclaimed Rookwood Pottery is gearing up for the holidays with an open house at their OTR retail location, a new store in Liberty Township, and some newly introduced designs, including a wishbone ornament.

Catacoustic Consort, Cincinnati’s early music presenter, has a busy November with a lecture by Craig Monson, author of Nuns Behaving Badly, on November 11 and on November 13, a concert featuring 17th century music by and for women.

After the Moment: Reflections on Robert Mapplethorpe is the current exhibit at the Contemporary Arts Center which looks back on the 25th anniversary of the controversial exhibit that brought about protests, arrests and lawsuits.

The Carnegie in Covington has a full winter calendar of art exhibits and theater presentations, so to preview all that’s happening, Jim Stump welcomes Exhibitions Director Matt Distel and Theatre Director Maggie Perrino.

Author and renowned herbal teacher and practitioner, Rosemary Gladstar, talks with Barbara Gray about natural health and healing and her book, Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide.

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