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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Carolyn Mazloomi
1:00 am
Fri October 25, 2013

"And Still We Rise" quilt exhibit at the Freedom Center

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is hosting And Still We Rise, the largest exhibition of African American quilts ever presented, which narrates 400 years of history in 85 quilts. Curator Carolyn Mazloomi, Ph.D., director of the Women of Color Quilter's Network, tells our Jane Durrell about the inspiration for this exhibition and how it will be turned into a book in 2014.

"Object of Devotion"
1:00 am
Sat October 19, 2013

Medieval alabaster sculptures on exhibit at the Dayton Art Institute

Jane Durrell welcomes Aimee Marcereau DeGalan, curator of the Dayton Art Institute, to talk about their current Object of Devotion (medieval alabaster sculptures) & Elizabeth Turk exhibits as well as some of the hidden gems visitors can discover at the DAI.

Author Jennifer S. Holland
1:00 am
Sat October 19, 2013

"Unlikely Loves: 43 Heartwarming True Stories from the Animal Kingdom"

During her recent time in Cincinnati for the Books by the Banks festival, New York Times bestselling author Jennifer S. Holland stopped by our studio to talk with Barbara Gray about her newest inspiring book, Unlikely Loves: 43 Heartwarming True Stories from the Animal Kingdom.

SCPA Master Class
1:00 am
Sat October 19, 2013

Mayerson Family Foundation Artistic Excellence Program

Saxophonist Jimmy Heath recently conducted a Master Class at SCPA on behalf of the Mayerson Family Foundation.

Jeff Seibert, the grants officer for Cincinnati’s Mayerson Family Foundation, joins our Frank Johnson to talk about their Artistic Excellence Program which includes an artist-in-residence and a master class component, exposing students at the School for Creative and Performing Arts to some of today’s finest artists and performers. Acclaimed saxophonist Jimmy Heath recently conducted a master class which was captured on this YouTube video.

Spooky Stories
1:00 am
Sat October 19, 2013

Book review: "Kentucky Hauntings: Homespun Ghost Stories and Unexplained History"

In time for Halloween season, Roberta Schultz reviews the new book Kentucky Hauntings: Homespun Ghost Stories and Unexplained History by Roberta Simpson Brown and Lonnie E. Brown.

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