The ever-popular Krohn Conservatory butterfly show opened last week, “Pura Vida: Butterflies of Costa Rica” runs through June 22. Krohn General Manager Andrea Schepmann and Regina Edwards, aka "the Bug Lady" at Cincinnati Parks, discuss this year’s Krohn show, and what went into creating “Pura Vida,” a tropical hideaway of exotic plants, cascading waterfalls, colorful parrot fish, mysterious stone sculptures, and 16,000 butterflies.
Cincinnati Conservatory of Music's Department of Dance marks a major milestone this spring as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. Dance graduates have performed with companies around the world. CCM Assistant Professor of Dance Michael Tevlin joins us to discuss the Dance program. Mr. Tevlin is also co-choreographer of CCM’s current production of “Giselle,” with performances tonight and tomorrow afternoon at Corbett Auditorium.
Bill Konstant serves as Program Officer for the International Rhino Foundation, traveling the world to build collaborative programs that help bring an end to poaching. As part of the Cincinnati Zoo Barrows Lecture series, Mr. Konstant will present “The World’s Rarest Rhinos” Wednesday evening April 23, providing a look at the last three decades of wildlife conservation, as well as a glimpse into what the future looks like for the world's five rhino species. Earlier, the Zoo’s Thane Maynard had a chance to talk with Bill Konstant about the world’s rhino population.
Phil Nuxhall is the official historian for Cincinnati’s Spring Grove Cemetery, 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, Stories in the Grove, and Brian O’Donnell talks with him about some of those stories.
Larry Thomas has a preview of the May 12 screening of Teddy Ball Park, the ESPN documentary about Teddy Kramer, the Cincinnati Reds fan with Down Syndrome who went from bat boy to front office employee.
David Ives’ seductive play of gender politics and power, Venus in Fur, opens April 24 at Cincinnati’s Playhouse in the Park. Rick Pender previews the local production of this Broadway hit with the play’s director, KJ Sanchez, and actress Greta Wohlrabe.
The Cincinnati Arts Association welcomes the amazing a capella group Sweet Honey in the Rock to the Aronoff Center on April 27 on their 40th Anniversary Tour. Van Ackerman from CAA joins Lee Hay to talk about this musically diverse and award-winning ensemble and what the audience can expect during this personal and celebratory concert experience.