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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Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
1:30 am
Fri October 4, 2013

"Rapture, Blister, Burn" by Gina Gionfriddo prepares for debut

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is premiering a fascinating new play by Gina Gionfriddo called Rapture, Blister, Burn about two ex-best friends jealous of each other’s lives. One of the lead actors, Jen Joplin, joins Rick Pender to talk about the play, her character, and some of today’s issues the play addresses.

Time for Three
1:30 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Thom Mariner previews the 40th Anniversary season of the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra is celebrating its 40th anniversary season with a wide array of beautiful music and special guests. Executive Director Thom Mariner is in the studio with Robyn Carey-Allgeyer to preview the upcoming season, which starts on Wednesday, October 9 and features Time for Three, the world’s first classically-trained garage band.

Cindy Matyi
1:30 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Learn details about the upcoming Columbia Tusculum Historic Home Tour

October 13 is the date for this year’s Columbia Tusculum Historic Home Tour, and local musician, artist and resident Cindy Matyi joins Lee Hay to share some of the events that will take place during the tour including art exhibits and live music in many of the homes.

Brazee Street Studio
1:30 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Meet local sculptor Rondle West

Sculptor Rondle West talks with our Jane Durrell about his upcoming exhibition, MozArt Complication, opening October 11 at the Brazee Street School of Glass. This thirteen piece display is based upon the classic “The Magic Flute” by Mozart.

"Ghosts of Bobby Mackey's Music World"
1:30 am
Fri October 4, 2013

New book explores the stories of ghosts at a local nightclub

Everyone has heard the stories of how Bobby Mackey’s nightclub in Northern Kentucky is haunted. Now, local author Dan Smith has written the definitive book on these tales, Ghosts of Bobby Mackey's Music World, and he joins Lee Hay to talk about the history of the location, the violence that happened there, and his own personal paranormal experiences.

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