Around Cincinnati

Sundays at 7 PM

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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Wintertime Events
12:32 am
Fri December 28, 2012

Hamilton County Parks

Don’t let the winter keep you from enjoying a myriad of activities at the various Hamilton County Parks! Robyn Carey Allgeyer learns about their full calendar of winter events from spokesperson Kimberly Whitton. A couple of highlights include a Quilt Exhibit at the Heritage Village Museum and Maple Sugar Days at Sharon Woods.


Former WMUB News Director
12:32 am
Fri December 28, 2012

Jay Schadler of ABC News

Jay Schadler has been a reporter for ABC News for many years now, but he started his early broadcasting career in Oxford at WMUB. He speaks by phone with Lee Hay talking about his days as news director at WMUB, his favorite travel experiences, his passion for photography and how he balances his TV works with running a gallery in New Hampshire.


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Mark Heyne Reviews
12:32 am
Fri December 28, 2012

Book Review: SI Kids "Full Count: Top 10 Lists of Everything in Baseball"

Our Mark Heyne, an avowed baseball (and Reds) fan, reviews the new Sports Illustrated Kids Full Count: Top 10 Lists of Everything in Baseball, which provides the youngest fan with lots of fun information about America’s Pastime. For Reds fans, the book lists Aroldis Chapman as one of baseball’s top 3 hardest throwers and Pete Rose in two of its lists: top leadoff hitters and top unbreakable records for his 4,256 hits. 


WVXU's Holiday Tradition
12:32 am
Fri December 21, 2012

Around Cincinnati Christmas Special

Rob Reider (here from the Bob Braun Show days) reciteds "Twas the Night before Christmas"

This year marks the 8th year for WVXU’s Around Cincinnati Christmas Special, this year airing on Sunday, December 23 from 7:00-9:00 pm. As in years past, producer Lee Hay fills this show will plenty of music and storytelling, just in time for that last day of shopping or preparing for your family’s celebration.

Part 1 of the Around Cincinnati Christmas Special

Part 2 of the Around Cincinnati Christmas Special

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Author Marilyn Clark
12:32 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Mrs. Cratchit's Christmas

Xavier University Professor Marilyn Clark has written an intriguing new book that looks at the classic Dickens’ tale, A Christmas Carol, from the perspective of Mrs. Cratchit. Barbara Gray talks with the author of Mrs. Cratchit’s Christmas about this book and the reason why 50% of all proceeds will be donated to the Amy Roloff Charity Foundation, whose mission is to “advocate, inspire and add value to the lives of youth who face personal life challenges.”


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