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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Author James Lee Burke
1:30 am
Fri August 30, 2013

New book in the Dave Robicheaux series, "Light of the World"

The newest installment in James Lee Burke’s acclaimed Dave Robicheaux series is here at last. Light of the World is a harrowing novel that examines the nature of evil. Lee Hay talks with the author about this newest installment and where Robicheaux goes from here.

September 26-28
1:30 am
Fri August 23, 2013

MidPoint Music Festival gearing up for 12th year

Now celebrating its 12th year, the MidPoint Music Festival returns to venues around Cincinnati September 26-28. Dan McCabe, the festival’s executive producer for the last six years, joins our Jim Nolan to preview this year’s event and highlights some of the musicians who will be performing including headliner Shuggie Otis.

The Big Screen
1:30 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Movie Review: Jobs

Sometimes Hollywood is too quick on the trigger to do a film biography of someone famous. Such is the case with Jobs, the story of Steve Jobs, creator of the Apple computer and all the Apple products that followed. Granted, his drive and foresight changed the way we all live and work in the 21st century, but do we need a biopic about him already? Probably not, especially since his life, work, and death are freshly inscribed on our collective consciousness.

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Sherri Rinker
1:30 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Bestselling author of "Steam Train, Dream Train"

Barbara Gray recently had the chance to speak with bestselling children’s author Sherri Rinker about her life, how her books Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and Steam Train, Dream Train came to be, and she reads a bit of her writing.

MidPoint Music Festival
1:30 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Local band Seabird

Local band Seabird recently performed at the Bunbury Music Festival, and will also be on the bill at this year’s MidPoint Music Festival. Brian O’Donnell welcomed Aaron and Ryan Morgan into the studio to talk about Seabird, their decision to leave the EMI label, and their recent Kickstarter campaign to fund a new CD.

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