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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Spring Grove Cemetery
1:00 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Phil Nuxhall talks about his new book, "Stories in the Grove"

Phil Nuxhall is the official historian for Cincinnati’s Spring Grove Cemetery, the second largest in the country and the resting place for many famous local and national names. He’s written a book about some of the history of Spring Grove, Stories in the Grove, and Brian O’Donnell talks with him about some of those stories.

National Poetry Month
1:00 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Poet Norman Finkelstein from Xavier University

In celebration of National Poetry Month, Barbara Gray talks with local poet and Xavier University English professor, Dr. Norman Finkelstein. He talks about, and reads from, his book of poetry, Inside the Ghost Factory.

ReelAbilities Film Festival
1:00 am
Fri April 18, 2014

"Teddy Ball Park" screening coming May 12

Larry Thomas has a preview of the May 12 screening of Teddy Ball Park, the ESPN documentary about Teddy Kramer, the Cincinnati Reds fan with Down Syndrome who went from bat boy to front office employee. The screening is presented by the ReelAbilities Film Festival along with LADD Inc. and the Three Rivers Local School District.

National Poetry Month
1:00 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Local poet Gerry Grubbs

National Poetry Month: local poet Gerry Grubbs recites Apple Blossoms from his book The Hive is a Book We Read for its Honey.

Playhouse in the Park
1:00 am
Fri April 18, 2014

"Venus in Fur" opens April 24

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David Ives’ seductive play of gender politics and power, Venus in Fur, opens April 24 at Cincinnati’s Playhouse in the Park. Rick Pender previews the local production of this Broadway hit with the play’s director, KJ Sanchez, and actress Greta Wohlrabe.

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