Around Cincinnati

While Playboy may be changing some of the visual content in its magazine, there’s no denying the impact it has made to music, particularly jazz, over the decades.  Ron Esposito talks with Patty Farmer, the author of the new book Playboy Swings: How Hugh Hefner and Playboy Changed the Face of Music.

"Carousel" Coming To The Stage At CCM

Oct 23, 2015

The classic Rodgers & Hammerstein musical Carousel will be onstage at the University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music from October 29 through November 1. 

Country music singer and nightclub owner Bobby Mackey stopped by recently to talk to Lee Hay about his new single, Lucille, and some Halloween happenings at his haunted Wilder, KY club. 

Local filmmaker Joe Zappa is premiering his 8-part web series called Clever Girl with a red carpet event at the 20th Century in Oakley on November 1.

With a history unlike any other live music venue, the return of the Ludlow Garage has music lovers ready to return to Clifton. 

Book Review: "Next Door To The Dead: Poems"

Oct 23, 2015

Book review:

Every other year, the Cincinnati Art Museum pairs some of its magnificent art collection with creative floral arrangements for Art in Bloom.

Kelly Blewett has a review of Katherine Howe’s new novel, The Appearance of Annie van Sinderen

Acclaimed classical guitarist Sharon Isbin will be performing at Parrish Auditorium on the Hamilton campus of Miami Universitt on Saturday, October 24.

Blake Robison, producing artistic director at Playhouse in the Park, is directing Dana Yeaton’s Mad River Rising, opening on October 22.

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