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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Playhouse in the Park
1:00 am
Fri October 25, 2013

"Cabaret" comes to the Marx Theater stage

Playhouse in the Park brings the classic Broadway musical Cabaret to the Marx Theater starting October 24. Rick Pender talks with the show’s director and choreographer, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, about this production.

New thriller "Deadline"
1:00 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Bestselling author Sandra Brown

Author Sandra Brown has written 60 New York Times bestsellers and has almost 80 million books in print. She’s on the phone with our Barbara Gray to talk about her newest thriller, Deadline.

NKU's Carol Medlicott
1:00 am
Fri October 25, 2013

New biography of Shaker leader Issachar Bates

Northern Kentucky University Associate Professor Carol Medlicott is a scholar of the Shakers and has written Issachar Bates: A Shaker's Journey, a biography of an early Shaker leader who led the group’s expansion west of the Appalachians. She joins Mark Heyne to discuss Bates’ life and how he established the seven Shaker centers in this region.

The Big Screen
1:00 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Movie Review: When Comedy Went to School/I Used to be Darker

Two new independent films opened last Friday in our town. When Comedy Went to School is a loving look at what became known as the “Borscht Belt.” A couple of counties in upstate New York became a vacation haven for mostly Jewish-Americans from New York City.

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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.

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