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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"The Barber of the Beasts"
12:32 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Singer-Songwriter Zak Morgan

Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Zak Morgan is a Cincinnati kid who writes smart, funny songs for kids that every parent can also enjoy. The Barber of the Beasts is his newest CD and it features 12 original story-songs, Zak’s take on the classic Swingin’ on a Star, and illustrations by the great C.F. Payne. He joins Brian O’Donnell to talk about his music, his live shows, and this new collection of songs.


"Get The Led Out"
12:32 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Led Zeppelin

Get The Led Out: How Led Zeppelin Became the Biggest Band in the World is the new book by Grammy-winning producer Denny Somach, traces the history and rise of one of the greatest rock and roll bands ever. David Delegator talks with the author about putting this book together, how critics were not fans of the band, and how the fans were the ones who made Led Zeppelin legendary.


Poet bell hooks
12:32 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Review: Appalachian Elegy

Our Roberta Schultz has a review of artist/poet/feminist/teacher bell hooks’ newest book of poetry, Appalachian Elegy: Poetry and Place.


Playhouse in the Park
12:32 am
Fri November 30, 2012

A Holiday Tradition: A Christmas Carol

Director Michael Haney and actor Bruce Cromer join Rick Pender to discuss the Playhouse in the Park’s annual holiday production of A Christmas Carol. They talk about how they keep the show fresh now that it’s in its 22nd year, with Cromer portraying Scrooge for the 8th year.


Village of Glendale
12:32 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Holiday Home Tour

The beautiful Village of Glendale will host its Holiday Home Tour on December 8. Organizers Jack Buescher and Tara Maddock tell Robyn Carey-Allgeyer all about the event, and how it serves as a fundraiser for the Harry Whiting Brown Community Center.


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