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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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
12:32 am
Fri February 22, 2013

Dada Rafiki: Sisters of Legacy Exhibit by Annie Ruth

Annie Ruth

As part of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center’s Women Hold Up the Sky exhibit, local artist and educator Annie Ruth has curated Dada Rafiki: Sisters of Legacy, an exhibit that features 40 trailblazing Cincinnati women age 65 and older from different races, backgrounds and professions. Jane Durrell speaks with Annie Ruth about these extraordinary women and this celebration of National Women’s History Month in March.


Two Concerts - One Day
12:32 am
Fri February 22, 2013

Mahler Marathon at CCM

Mark Gibson

A rare classical music double-header will take place at UC’s College Conservatory of Music on Saturday, March 2. Dubbed the “Mahler Marathon,” conductor Mark Gibson will lead the Philharmonia and Concert Orchestras in performances of both Mahler’s 3rd and 4th symphonies. Mahler’s 4th will be performed at 4:00 pm, and the lengthy and rarely performed 3rd will begin at 8:00 pm. Anne Arenstein discusses this challenging undertaking with Mark Gibson.


Images of Appalachia
12:32 am
Fri February 22, 2013

Lloyd E. Moore - Attorney and Photographer

Judith Turner-Yamamoto has a review of a new book of photography from the Ohio University Press. Face to Face: The Photography of Lloyd E. Moore features works by the longtime Lawrence County, Ohio attorney. Lawrence County, along the Ohio River in southeast Ohio, sits at the start of the Appalachian Mountains, and in the mid-1970’s, Lloyd Moore began photographing his clients who came from all walks of life and backgrounds.


Playwright Deborah Zoe Laufer
12:32 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Playhouse in the Park World Premiere: "Leveling Up"

Playhouse in the Park’s Thompson Shelterhouse Theatre presents the world premiere of Leveling Up, the newest play by acclaimed playwright Deborah Zoe Laufer. This provocative, yet humorous, portrayal of four 20-somethings transitioning from college to “real” life, deals with all the issues of friendships, maturity and moving on faced by most post-college people. Rick Pender sits down with Deborah Zoe Laufer to discuss this production, which opens on February 14.


Former Cincinnatian & Author Rebecca Gale
12:32 am
Fri February 15, 2013

"Trying"

Cincinnati native Rebecca Gale has had a distinguished career in Washington, DC, working as a press secretary and communications director for various Senators and Members of Congress, now she’s a contributing editor at Roll Call, DC’s political newspaper. She has just published her first novel, Trying, and she’s in our studio to talk about the book and the career that took her away from Cincinnati, with Barbara Gray.


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