Arts

Arts and culture from around the tri-state, including theater, music and poetry.

Cincinnati is one of the "characters" in the locally-produced film 75, which tells the stories of families impacted by the current heroin epidemic. 

The next edition of the Cincinnati 5: First Person book series which spotlights the work of local artists, is now available. 

Preparations for this year's Cincinnati Fringe Festival are well underway and patrons will discover an extra day of shows, a 60-minute max for each production, and a couple new venues. 

Celebrating National Poetry Month: Barbara Gray welcomes to the studio Kate Fadick, a local poet and author of the new collection Self-Portrait as Hildegard of Bingen.

Frank Johnson shares details on the Educational Theatre Association's JumpStart Theatre Showcase, featuring performances from six local high schools. 

Jane Durrell has information on the opening of the art exhibit, Blacks on Horseback, presented by the Women's Art Club

Celebrating National Poetry Month: Cincinnati's Poet Laureate Pauletta Hansel reads her poem "Our Words: Cincinnati, April, 2017."

Celebrating National Poetry Month: Spoken word and poetry programs are some of the more popular offerings at Elementz, the creative arts youth center in Over the Rhine.

Celebrating National Poetry MonthDr. Linwood Rumney from the Union Institute and University discusses his collection Abandoned Earth, and recites his poems "Junkyard Communion" and "After the Blueberry Harvest" with Kelly Blewett.

Concluding 30 years of presenting quality community theatre, Showbiz Players will bow out with their third production of the acclaimed musical, The Civil War

Celebrating National Poetry Month: local poet Jinny Powers Berten reads "Words" from her book, We Dance.

Coming April 26: A concert in memory of Michelle Gwynne, longtime local harp teacher, presented by The Cincinnati Harp Community, at the School for Creative and Performing Arts.

Meet Cincinnati's Poet Laureate, Pauletta Hansel

Apr 14, 2017

Celebrating National Poetry Month: Barbara Gray has a conversation and poetry reading with Cincinnati's Poet Laureate Pauletta Hansel.

National Poetry Month: Local Poet John Philip Drury

Apr 7, 2017

Celebrating National Poetry Month: Kelly Blewett has a conversation with UC English Professor and author of four books of poetry, John Philip Drury.

Aspiring and experienced playwrights are again invited to an intense week of workshops and conversations at the CCM Summer Playwrights Conference

Celebrating National Poetry Month: Local poet Jinny Berten recites That Dog from her book, We Dance.

Just north of Cincinnati is one of the most active community arts centers in the region. 

Celebrating National Poetry Month: University of Dayton Professor Emeritus Dr. Herbert Woodward Martin joins Barbara Gray to discuss his lifelong interest in the writings of Paul Laurence Dunbar.

Celebrating National Poetry Month: Local poet Jinny Berten reads her poem The Breath of Dawn from her book We Dance.

Enjoy A Play With Your Lunch At Memorial Hall

Mar 31, 2017

Memorial Hall has a new, creative way to spend your lunch hour. Play With Your Lunch is a series featuring local actors, short plays and lunch and director Herb Duval has more details in this conversation with Jim Stump.

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