Around Cincinnati http://wmub.org en Phil Nuxhall talks about his new book, "Stories in the Grove" http://wmub.org/post/phil-nuxhall-talks-about-his-new-book-stories-grove <p><strong>Phil Nuxhall</strong> is the official historian for Cincinnati’s <strong>Spring Grove Cemetery</strong>, the second largest in the country and the resting place for many famous local and national names. He’s written a book about some of the history of Spring Grove, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Stories-Grove-Phil-Nuxhall/dp/1939710081/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1397138939&amp;sr=1-1"><strong>Stories in the Grove</strong></a>, and Brian O’Donnell talks with him about some of those stories.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:00:40 +0000 Brian O'Donnell 25501 at http://wmub.org Phil Nuxhall talks about his new book, "Stories in the Grove" Poet Norman Finkelstein from Xavier University http://wmub.org/post/poet-norman-finkelstein-xavier-university <p>In celebration of <a href="http://www.poets.org/page.php/prmID/41"><strong>National Poetry Month</strong></a>, Barbara Gray talks with local poet and <a href="http://www.xavier.edu/english/"><strong>Xavier University</strong></a> English professor, <a href="https://sites.google.com/site/normanfinkelsteinpoetry/"><strong>Dr. Norman Finkelstein</strong></a>. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:00:35 +0000 Barbara Gray 25502 at http://wmub.org Poet Norman Finkelstein from Xavier University "Teddy Ball Park" screening coming May 12 http://wmub.org/post/teddy-ball-park-screening-coming-may-12 <p>Larry Thomas has a preview of the May 12 screening of <a href="http://www.cincyra.org/event/teddy-ball-park/"><strong>Teddy Ball Park</strong></a>, the ESPN documentary about <strong>Teddy Kramer</strong>, the Cincinnati Reds fan with Down Syndrome who went from bat boy to front office employee. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:00:30 +0000 Larry Thomas 25505 at http://wmub.org "Teddy Ball Park" screening coming May 12 Local poet Gerry Grubbs http://wmub.org/post/local-poet-gerry-grubbs-0 <p><a href="http://www.poets.org/page.php/prmID/41"><strong>National Poetry Month</strong></a>: local poet <strong>Gerry Grubbs</strong> recites <strong>Apple Blossoms</strong> from his book <a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-HIVE-Book-Read-Honey/dp/1939929040/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1397486286&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=the+hive+is+a+book+we"><strong>The Hive is a Book We Read for its Honey</strong></a>.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:00:25 +0000 Lee Hay 25506 at http://wmub.org Local poet Gerry Grubbs "Venus in Fur" opens April 24 http://wmub.org/post/venus-fur-opens-april-24 <p><strong>David Ives</strong>’ seductive play of gender politics and power, <a href="http://www.cincyplay.com/index.php?option=com_production&amp;id=49&amp;Itemid=438"><strong>Venus in Fur</strong></a>, opens April 24 at Cincinnati’s <a href="http://www.cincyplay.com/"><strong>Playhouse in the Park</strong></a>. Rick Pender previews the local production of this Broadway hit with the play’s director, <strong>KJ Sanchez</strong>, and actress <strong>Greta Wohlrabe</strong>.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:00:20 +0000 Rick Pender 25507 at http://wmub.org "Venus in Fur" opens April 24