Around Cincinnati

"Annie's Story"
1:00 am
Fri July 25, 2014

New novel in the Ellis Island series from author Cincy Thomson

Kelly Blewett interviews Ohio-based author Cindy Thomson, who has just released the newest historical fiction novel in her Ellis Island series, Annie’s Story.

Ordovician Period fossils
1:00 am
Fri July 25, 2014

All about the Cincinnati Under the Sea exhibit at the Cincinnati Museum Center

Ordovician diorama from Cincinnati Under the Sea exhibit at the Cincinnati Museum Center.

The Cincinnati Museum Center at historic Union Terminal is currently exhibiting some of its world-class collection of invertebrate fossils from the Ordovician Period, called Cincinnati Under the Sea. Dr. Brenda Hunda, curator of invertebrate paleontology at the center, joins Robyn Carey-Allgeyer to talk about this collection and this particular period in our history.

Local Author
1:00 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Dorothy Weil talks about her new novel, "Love and Terror"

Local writer Dorothy Weil recently released her newest novel, Love and Terror, and she joins Barbara Gray in the studio to talk about this story as well as her own family, including the fact her father and grandfather were both steamboat captains.

The Big Screen
1:00 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Movie Review: Life Itself

A really good documentary film is at its best when it chronicles the life, times and works of a truly exceptional individual. Such is the case with Life Itself, based on the autobiography of arguably the most famous film critic of all time, Roger Ebert. Oscar-nominated director Steve James, most famous for his basketball epic Hoop Dreams, was given an all access pass to Ebert during his final months before he died of cancer. It didn’t help his condition that a botched surgery left him with no lower jaw, unable to speak or eat.

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Puppets
1:00 am
Fri July 25, 2014

There's a busy puppet scene here in Cincinnati

(l-r) Terrence Burke (Wump Mucket Puppets); Jim Stump; Sean Mette (Madcap Puppets)

Cincinnati is fortunate to have several quality puppetry organizations and puppeteers living and performing in this area and, in some cases, nationwide. Jim Stump welcomes in to the studio Sean Mette from Madcap Puppets and Terrence Burke from Wump Mucket Puppets to talk about the art of puppetry as well as some upcoming public performances.

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