Around Cincinnati

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Greater Cincinnati has a vibrant arts scene, and Around Cincinnati keeps you up to date. Host Lee Hay is joined by prominent local contributors who have their fingers on the pulse of the community and introduce you to the cultural and arts organizations and events that make Cincinnati special.

Around Cincinnati is made possible in part by a grant from ArtsWave.

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The Big Screen
1:00 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Movie Review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

I recall the first Captain America film from a couple of years ago being an exciting, well-done action film based on the legendary comic book character. Now comes Captain America: The Winter Soldier, in which our hero, whom we last saw during World War II, emerges from his cryogenic sleep in the 21st century. Naturally, there needs to be a catastrophic crisis from which the Captain must save the world. Yes, the plot is that simple, but it’s all the other ingredients in this second outing that makes Captain America: The Winter Soldier such a spectacular thrill ride.

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CCM Dance
1:00 am
Fri April 11, 2014

"Giselle" on stage at the College Conservatory of Music

The classic ballet Giselle will be performed by UC’s College Conservatory of Music April 17-19. Anne Arenstein has a preview of this production from Michael Tevlin (co-choreogrpaher) and Olivia Lafrenz (one of the 3 ballerinas performing the role of Giselle.)

National Poetry Month
1:00 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Poet Frank Watson and his use of micropoetry and Twitter

Poet Frank Watson has received great acclaim for his use of micropoetry – usually 3-6 lines, akin to a haiku, and can often be found on his Twitter account (@FollowBlueFlute). Robyn Carey-Allgeyer talks with the poet during National Poetry Month about how he came to this style and what readers will find in his newest collection, Seas to Mulberries.

ArtsWave
1:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

CincySings debuts at the Aronoff Center on April 9

As part of the final push of this year’s ArtsWave campaign, the inaugural CincySings event will happen on April 9 at the Aronoff Center. As host Drew Lachey explains to our Jim Stump, the competition features choirs from 10 companies who held internal contests as part of their ArtsWave effort plus one wild card team selected by the general public.

National Poetry Month
1:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Local poet Mary Anne Reese

April is National Poetry Month so Barbara Gray talks with, and enjoys poems from, local poet Mary Anne Reese. Her new chapbook of poems, Down Deep, is now available from Finishing Line Press in Georgetown, Kentucky.

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