holiday event

The 10th Annual Around Cincinnati Christmas special will air on Sunday, December 21 from 7-9pm. The program will revisit songs recorded in Cincinnati Public Radio’s Corbett Theatre over the years, as well as from wonderful CDs by talented local musicians. There will be readings and a couple of new holiday essays by Rick Pender and Dave Papin. Listeners will also hear a few new songs by the Comet Bluegrass All-Stars, Zak Morgan, and one song written by Irv Rosen and recorded by Ed Moss, Lou Lausche and vocalist Pam Ross in 2004.

Santa swimming with sharks or rappelling down a skyscraper, live Nativity scenes, an authentic German Christmas market, a Victorian Christmas, all manner, types and styles of trains, lights and music -  there'’s even a Reindog parade. Greater Cincinnati knows how to enjoy the holidays. Tricia Suit, director of marketing for Downtown Cincinnati Inc.; Rebecca Calkin, manager of digital communication for ArtsWave; and Mike Deininger, co-owner of MiCA 12/v and president of the Central Vine Street Business Association, give us a sample of the many events around town that celebrate the season. For more information on holiday happenings, check out the Over-the-Rhine Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Cincinnati, Inc. and Artswave's Choose Your Own Holiday Arts Adventure sites.

Rick Pender previews some of the upcoming holiday productions at local theatres, and talks with D. Lynn Meyers from Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati about this year’s locally-written musical treat, Sleeping Beauty.

It’s time for the annual holiday show from Cincinnati’s award-winning a capella group, Southern Gateway Chorus. Anne Arenstein learns the details about The First Holiday Inn, happening Saturday, December 13, from two of the group’s members: Doug Watson and David Beaudry.

Lee Hay plays the title track from Over the Rhine’s new collection of holiday-inspired songs, Blood Oranges in the Snow, in advance of their upcoming appearance at the Taft Theater downtown.

Brazee Street Studios is gearing up for its annual holiday show and sale called Multiplicity, which opens November 14 and runs until January 2. Leah Busch of Brazee Street Studios is in the studio with Jane Durrell with a preview of the sale and an explanation of the show's name.

Cincinnati Men's Chorus holiday concert

Dec 6, 2013

Tom Crawford from the Cincinnati Men’s Chorus joins Robyn Carey-Allgeyer to preview their upcoming holiday concert, Tinsel Town, happening December 14 & 15 at the School for Creative and Performing Arts.

Cincinnati’s New Edgecliff Theatre takes over the Know Theatre space this month for their production of The 12 Dates of Christmas. Actress Annie Kalahurka joins our Jim Stump to talk about this one-woman holiday play.

Vocal Arts Ensemble celebrates the holidays in music

Dec 6, 2013

Nathan Bick from Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble joins Anne Arenstein with a preview of their annual concert A Candlelit Christmas as well as the remaining season of performances, including the first under new music director, Craig Hella Johnson.

Operated by Historic Southwest Ohio, the Heritage Village Museum in Sharonville allows visitors to take a step back in time and to get a glimpse of what life was like in 19th century Ohio.  The village operates year-round and volunteers provide tours, as well as traditional crafts and cooking demonstrations.

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