I have a passion for politics – otherwise, without a complete and utter fascination with politics at all levels, how I could stand to be a journalist covering it for 40 years?
But my first love is baseball, the greatest game ever conceived by the human mind. A thing of beauty. Always has been, always will be. And, in 22 days, it all begins again, with Cincinnati’s unique holiday, Opening Day.
UPDATE 11:00 3/8/14: DeWine out of the hospital and on his way home to Cedarville said spokeswoman Lisa Hackley. Here is the full release:
"Attorney General Mike DeWine left The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati this morning after staying overnight for observation following a bout of vertigo. He is feeling much better and is on his way home to Cedarville.
"Mike and Fran would like to extend their thanks to the caring staff at The Christ Hospital, and to all who expressed their good wishes.
If all goes according to plan, there will be 500 vegetable-producing gardens in Madisonville this spring.
Organizers of the 500 Gardens Project want to make sure nobody has to walk further than their own yard to taste vine-ripened tomatoes, peppers and zucchini. Without a car, many residents cannot get to a grocery store easily.
The goal is that one in ten households plant a garden with the help of volunteers.
Jane Austen’s masterpiece Pride and Prejudice is the newest production at Playhouse in the Park, and Artistic Director Blake Robison has personally directed this adaptation which stars Kate Cook and showcases some of the exquisite paintings from the Taft Museum of Art. Rick Pender sat down with Blake Robison to discuss this classic and why he decided to direct it for the third time in his career.
The Northern Kentucky University Music Preparatory Department is one of the newest members of the prestigious National String Project consortium, a nationally recognized coalition of sites offering affordable, quality stringed instrument instruction at colleges and universities across the United States. Frank Johnson welcomes Dr. Holly Attar and Dr. Amy Gillingham from NKU to talk about this program and how students and the community can join in.
Cincinnati’s acclaimed Madcap Puppet Theater not only performs locally at the Cincinnati Art Museum and Clifton Cultural Arts Center, but they also tour around the country, presenting their signature unique giant puppet shows. Artistic Director John Lewandowski sits down with Jim Stump to talk about the past, present and future of the troupe and their upcoming shows around town.