Great music, old and new, is coming to town this week. The Bunbury Festival offers 80 live performances by local and national bands for three days of outstanding rock. And UC's Corbett Auditorium will resound with the classics, as twenty-four brilliant pianists compete in the World Piano Competition.
I was fortunate to meet with Lam Dang, marketing director and Thuy Cao, chairperson of the Asian Food Festival.
The festival features food from various countries such as Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, India, Malaysia, and many more. There will also be local craft and Asian beer, cultural dances, local bands and vocalists, Asian-inspired arts and crafts, children’s games, and fireworks by Arthur Rozzi Pyrotechnics on Saturday night.
The 2012 version of the Midpoint Music Festival is coming at the end of the month, so organizers Dan McCabe and Venomous Valdez stopped by the studio to talk with Mark Perzel about this year’s music AND film festival.
Saturday starting at noon is the Cincinnati Observatory’s Scope Out 2012 with special guest speaker Pamela Gay. She’s an astronomer, writer, and host of the popular podcast Astronomy Cast. Dean Regas from the Observatory talks with her about her work and love of the cosmos.
Believe it or not, the Cincy Blues Fest is celebrating its 20th Anniversary this year, with the event scheduled for August 10 and 11 at Sawyer Point. Mary Beth Weaver from the Cincy Blues Society talks with Lee Hay about this year’s anniversary event, some of the performers and how the Fest supports the efforts of the Society.