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Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and then some)

Dec 18, 2015

Sara Clark from Cincinnati Shakespeare Company provides a preview of their holiday production "Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and then some)."

Acclaimed biographer, Sonia Purnell, presents a ground-breaking portrait of a flawed but formidable woman in Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill.

David Casarett: Stoned

Dec 11, 2015

In Stoned, palliative care physician Dr. David Casarett sets out to do anything—including experimenting on himself—to find evidence of marijuana’s medical potential.

Sue Grafton: X

Dec 11, 2015

Sue Grafton’s X is perhaps her darkest and most chilling novel, it features a remorseless serial killer who leaves no trace of his crimes.

Cinderella at Ensemble Theatre

Dec 11, 2015

Warren Bryson, who plays Prince Freddy, talks about Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati's musical production of Cinderella.

Andy Bull: Speed Kings

Dec 4, 2015

In the 1930s, as the world hurtled toward war, speed was all the rage. Bobsledding, the fastest and most thrilling way to travel on land, had become a sensation. Exotic, exciting, and brutally dangerous, it was the must-see event of the 1932 Winter Olympics at Lake Placid, the first Winter Games on American soil.

Carolyn Sloan: Welcome to the Symphony

Dec 4, 2015

Using one of the most famous works in classical music - Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony - Welcome to the Symphony by Carolyn Sloan is the perfect way to introduce a young child to the world of classical music.

Robert Crais: The Promise

Dec 4, 2015

Elvis Cole and Joe Pike are joined by Suspect heroes LAPD K-9 Officer Scott James and his German shepherd, Maggie, in The Promise, the new heart-stopping thriller from #1 New York Times-bestselling author Robert Crais.

Cincideutsch Christkindlmart

Dec 4, 2015

Elle Hull, a volunteer with Cincideutsch Christkindlmart, talks about the German holiday market on Fountain Square.

Behringer Crawford Museum Holiday Train Display

Nov 27, 2015

Sharen Kardon from Covington's Behringer Crawford Museum has all the information about their 24th Annual Holiday Toy Trains display.

Book Club News for November 21, 2015

Nov 23, 2015

Here is the latest news in books and authors for Saturday, November 21, 2015.

Note: the list of National Book Award winners can be found here.

Todd Moss: Minute Zero

Nov 20, 2015

State Department crisis manager Judd Ryker is back in Todd Moss' new thriller, Minute Zero. This time Ryker is suddenly thrown into a quickly developing emergency in Zimbabwe, where a longtime strongman is being challenged for the presidency.

Whether it's coping with romance, surviving a social gathering, or clawing your way to the top of the corporate ladder (only to realize you can't get down), the cats that provide advice in You Need More Sleep: Advice from Cats will have you relaxed and ready to take on the world!

Ann Weisgarber: The Promise

Nov 20, 2015

Against the backdrop of the devastating Galveston hurricane of 1900, The Promise tells a heartbreaking story with two unforgettable voices: Catherine Wainwright, a young pianist from Dayton, Ohio, who leaves town in the wake of a terrible scandal in order to marry a childhood admirer, the recently widowed Oscar Williams; and Oscar’s housekeeper, Nan, who struggles with her feelings for Oscar and for Andre, his young child.

Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite & Holiday Concert

Nov 20, 2015

Curt Whitacre from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music talks about the CCM Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Lab Band's "Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite & Holiday Concert" happening Sunday November 22.

Book Club News for November 14, 2015

Nov 16, 2015

Here is the latest news in books and authors for Saturday, November 14, 2015.

Johanna Basford: Adult Coloring Book Queen

Nov 13, 2015

With titles such as Lost Ocean, Enchanted Forest and Secret Garden, Johanna Basford has earned the title of 'Adult Coloring Book Queen' by creating 'inky adventures' for the hidden artist in all of us.

Nancy Marie Brown: Ivory Vikings

Nov 13, 2015

The Lewis Chessmen are probably the most famous chess pieces in the world. Housed at the British Museum, they are among its most visited and beloved objects - but who carved them?

Gangster George "Machine Gun" Kelly and his wife, Kathryn, are some of the most celebrated criminals of the Great Depression. J. Edgar Hoover's Justice Department agents are given the sole authority to chase kidnappers across state lines. When Kelly botches the kidnapping of wealthy oilman, Charles Urschel, Hoover and his agents give chase across 16 state lines, generate headlines across America and give Hoover the legal clout to start his own federal bureau of investigation.

Sleuth at The Carnegie

Nov 13, 2015

The Carnegie in Covington presents the whodunit Sleuth. Mark gets the inside scoop from the play's director, Greg Proccacino.