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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 19:56:20 +0000This week's Blues show starts off with a new Jimi Hendrix release called "Machine Gun" from the Experience Hendrix label. The rest of the first set features Stevie Ray Vaughan, Bonnie Raitt, and the Goshorn Brothers. You'll also hear from Jeff Beck, Derek & the Dominoes, Marc Broussard and BB King in the second set followed by Lonnie Mack, Sonny Moorman, and Luther Allison.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:00:00 +0000Each Friday on Cincinnati Edition, we present an in-depth look at the developments behind the headlines.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:40:48 +0000Former trainers, family, friends and fans came together Thursday to remember two-time light welterweight champion boxer Aaron Pryor, a native Cincinnatian, who died October 9 at age 60 from heart disease. On his way to Pryor's public memorial service at the Duke Energy Convention Center, Pryor's assistant professional trainer Frankie Sims, said he knew he had somebody special in Pryor. "He was relentless. He was fearless and he fought with a desire."
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 +0000If your garden yielded a bumper crop this season and you have more fruits and vegetables than you can eat fresh, now is a good time to explore the variety of ways you can preserve them for use all winter long, from cold storage to canning to freezing.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:24:56 +0000Cincinnati Council has approved an ordinance that would allow the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) to sell advertising on bus benches to provide seating at stops that lack shelters. In the meantime, the city will stop removing the currently illegal benches at some stops unless they are unsafe.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:00:05 +0000Madisonville got its start in 1809 as Madison, named after the fourth president of the United States, James Madison.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:00:00 +0000Throughout Cincinnati, residents, community leaders and organizations are working to improve conditions in their neighborhoods.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 21:32:57 +0000Just over a month after Hamilton County law enforcement officials asked a judge to grant immunity for people turning in heroin and drug paraphernalia the sheriff's department has its first example of somebody doing it.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:21:00 +0000People who live in Madisonville like to say their neighborhood is one of the most welcoming in Greater Cincinnati and also one of the most racially balanced. The community has had population shifts in the past, and appears to be undergoing another change.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:00:05 +0000The National Minority Supplier Development Council's annual conference, the largest gathering of minority-owned companies in the country, takes place next week in Chicago.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:00:00 +0000A website and new music video were recently launched to encourage Greater Cincinnati residents to not only register to vote and get to the polls this election, but to become engaged in their communities, and vote with their dollars, their time and their actions.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:00:00 +0000This past weekend the Cincinnati Cyclones played their season opener with a special kind of socks. Kevlar socks prevent serious injury to the ankle and calf from a potentially damaging skate blade. Forward Kenny Ryan has worn them for a few years now under his actual game socks. "I had a buddy who took a skate and cut his Achilles and wasn't ever able to play again. I think these are starting to become league-wide." While the socks might be slightly low-tech, some other gadgets are not. At September’s World Cup of Hockey, players, coaches and fans got a look at referee cams and new graphics and stats thanks to tracking chips. Sports Illustrated reports the ref cams captured everything including such memorable moments as Connor McDavid delivering a precision assist to Auston Matthews and Alex Ovechkin going off on the ref when his goal wasn't allowed. LOL the ref cam capturing Ovechkin going off after his goal is disallowed is gold. pic.twitter.com/UGsCrFEf5h — Cristiano Simonetta (@CMS
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:00:00 +0000The White House plans to increase the number of refugees this fiscal year from 85,000 to 110,000. For Catholic Charities Southwest Ohio this 30 percent increase means another 100 people they will help find homes, learn English and get jobs. Since 1980 CCSWO has resettled more than 12,000 refugees. It's estimated there are between 12,000 and 25,000 living in Greater Cincinnati. The charity helped more than 300 people this past year. Other refugee programs include RefugeeConnect with the Junior League. CCSWO has helped people from these nations and more this past year: BhutanThe Republic of CongoSouth SudanSyriaIranAfghanistanAmong the most recent arrivals are Constantine, Natalie and Gaspar Ndusha. The father, daughter and son are natives of The Republic of Congo. Constantine told WVXU, through an interpreter, that his wife was murdered by soldiers, he was imprisoned and his home was set on fire. The family fled to Uganda where the Red Cross helped them come to America. But because only
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 08:00:05 +0000He has been the outreach astronomer at the Cincinnati Observatory since 2000, written dozens of articles about the skies above us and co-hosts the popular public television series Star Gazers.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 08:00:00 +0000Oscar contender “Carol” is one of the many films that have put Cincinnati on the map as a movie city. Production crews are currently here filming "Inconceivable" with Nicholas Cage and Gina Gershon. Ten movies are being produced here this year, including “The Life and Death of John Gotti” with John Travolta; “The killing of a Sacred Deer” with Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman; and Killer Films' “Mercy” with Ellen Page and Kate Mara. Other popular movies like “Rain Main” and “Ides of March” have been filmed in Cincinnati in the past. Film Cincinnati, a nonprofit that promotes and cultivates filming endeavors in the city, connects filmmakers to local production crews and talent. Here to talk about Film Cincinnati and the short and long term economic benefits filmmaking brings to this region are Executive Director of Film Cincinnati, Kristen Schlotman, and WVXU Media Beat Reporter, John Kiesewetter. To read John Kiesewetter’s TV and entertainment blog, click here.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 23:00:42 +0000This week's show begins with a song by Hound Dog Taylor and his Houserockers in honor of the passing of his drummer, Ted Harvey, on October 6th. This song is followed by Howling Wolf, Shemekia Copeland, and Amos Lee who playing Indianapolis on October 26th. The second set starts off with Freddie King, a song recorded here at King Records, in 1960 with Philip Paul on drums. You'll also hear from Etta James, Buddy Guy & Junior Wells, and Maria Muldaur. The rest of the program features Charlie Musselwhite, Jonell Mosser, k.d. lang, Garland Jeffreys and ends with Leon Russell and the Neville Brothers.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:00:20 +0000The next production at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is the Tony Award-winning The Elephant Man by Bernard Pomerance.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:00:15 +0000Poet Michael Henson has just published his latest chapbook of his works, The Dead Singing.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:00:10 +0000In a rare feat, the Queen City Chamber Opera’s upcoming production of Wagner’s Siegfried, Act III will complete the entire Siegfried story, the first time this has happened in Ohio in 100 years.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:00:05 +0000As part of this year’s FotoFocus, the Cincinnati Skirball Museum, located in Clifton at Hebrew Union College, is presenting Columbus photographer James Friedman’s exhibit 12 Nazi Concentration Camps.