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Two local musicians who moonlight (or daylight) as bartenders have combined their mixology skills in a new recipe book called Cincinnati Rocktails

Local music, artists, food and drink vendors, kid's activities and more will all be part of this year's Bend in the River Art & Music Festival at The Sanctuary in Lower Price Hill. Elaine Diehl has a quick preview of all the fun happening on May 18.

Bestselling novelist David Baldacci is back with a new Amos Decker mystery called Redemption. He's on the phone with Barbara Gray with a spoiler-free conversation about his latest, set in Ohio.

Back for year 52, one of the country's best fine arts and crafts festivals, Summerfair, returns to Coney Island May 31-June 2. Managing Director Jayne Utter joins Elaine Diehl to talk about the full scope of the event and how the proceeds are used to support Cincinnati's arts community.

Former Rolling Stone editor Randall Sullivan has delved into a historic mystery surrounding the legendary treasure of Oak Island, Nova Scotia. 

2019 marks the 50th Anniversary of Cincinnati's Appalachian Festival, happening this year May 10-12 (Mother's Day weekend) at Coney Island

The haunted legend of Wilder, Kentucky's Bobby Mackey's Music World receives more television attention with an upcoming appearance (May 10-11) on The Travel Channel's Portals to Hell series. 

The Society for the Preservation of Music Hall (SPMH) presents a unique opportunity to watch silent Charlie Chaplin films accompanied by live music from the Mighty Wurlitzer organ inside the Music Hall Ballroom

Brian O'Donnell has information about the May 11 Duveneck Memorial Art Show, celebrating its 50th anniversary, happening in Covington's George Rogers Clark Park

There's plenty of theatre for young people this summer at Mount Notre Dame High School in Reading. 

Friday, May 10 has been designated World Lupus Day

To shed some light on this somewhat mysterious and misunderstood disease, Lee Hay speaks with Dr. Joan Von Feldt, a rheumatologist and lupus expert from Philadelphia, and Shanelle Gabrielle, a poet, singer, and lupus warrior from Brooklyn, New York.

It seems hard to believe, but this will be the 11th summer for Salsa on the Square on Thursday nights on Fountain Square

Award-winning fantasy novelist (the Binti trilogy) and author of Black Panther comic books, Nnedi Okorafor, is coming to town for an appearance at the downtown branch of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

While the names and the plot are familiar, the action takes on a farcical tone in Falcon Theater's new production of Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

What's Happening This Summer In Cincinnati Parks

Apr 26, 2019

Cincinnati Parks is planning for a busy summer of events, concerts, family fun, and more at the 100+ properties in the system. 

A new book from Arcadia Publishing spotlights the rich visual history of the iconic Cincinnati Art Museum. Editor Geoff Edwards and Jill Dunne, Director of Marketing and Communications from the Museum discuss the book, part of Arcadia's "Images of America" series and available in the museum's gift shop , in this conversation with Lee Hay. 

Kevin Necessary is a local artist and editorial cartoonist for WCPO.com and the organizer of the May the Fourth Be With You Episode IV: A New Hope - An Art Tribute Show at Brew House in Walnut Hills. 

Longtime local musician Leroy Ellington recently assembled a new band, the Sacred Hearts, whose debut CD, Sanctified, has received critical acclaim. 

Broadway in Cincinnati brings the Tony and Grammy award winning best musical, Dear Evan Hansen, to the Aronoff Center for the first time beginning April 30. 

Legendary songwriter Eric Andersen has produced many of his own albums, including The Essential Eric Andersen, and his songs have been recorded by the likes of Linda Ronstadt, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Pete Seeger and others. 

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