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6:36 am
Mon April 7, 2014

New Music Education Program for Adults

A new organization called the Cincinnati Center for Adult Music Study is offering an unusual approach for adults who wish to pursue and enhance their musical education. Co-founder Rachel Kramer says her decades of experience teaching piano to children and adults helped her come up with the concept for the adult study center.   

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Ohio Emergency Management Agency to Offer Safe-Room Rebate Program

The Mitigation and Recovery Branch of the Ohio Emergency Management Agency is announcing the renewal of the Safe Room Rebate Program. Spokesperson Tamara McBride told WNKU’s Matt Kelley that many people don’t think about a safe room until it’s too late. (get more information at https://ohiosharpp.ema.state.oh.us/saferoom2014 )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

NKU Professor Regents Professor Emeritus Releases "The Living Hell: The Dark Side of the Civil War"

Northern Kentucky University Regents Professor of History Emeritus Dr. Michael Adams will be discussing his new book “The Living Hell: The Dark Side of the Civil War” at the Griffin Hall Digitorium on April 10th. Adams says many stories about the war are sanitized versions of what actually happened. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Dr. Adams why it’s important to understand the darker nature of the conflict…(get more information at http://www.amazon.com/Living-Hell-Dark-Side-Civil/dp/1421412217 )

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News from WNKU
1:11 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Making Kites at Happen Inc. for Northside Kite Fly...this Saturday!

Debbie Von Bokern displays kites at Happen Inc.
Cheri Lawson

The American Kite Flyers Association has declared April, National Kite Month. And Saturday, April 5th, Cincinnati’s Northside neighborhood is hosting a Kite Fly for all. Kids and adults are welcomed to make a kite at Happen Inc. in Northside before the big Kite Fly.

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News from WNKU
11:59 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Shanti to Be Performed at Aronoff Saturday Night

This Saturday  night at the Aronoff Center in downtown Cincinnati, "Shanti: A Journey of Peace" will be performed for the eighth time since its creation a decade ago. Kanniks Kannikeswaran is the award-winning composer and director of Shanti. He spoke with WNKU's Steve Hirschberg. 

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News from WNKU
12:13 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Creator of Mr. Clean Character for P&G Dies at 92

Credit courtesty of Procter and Gamble

Richard Black, the artist who created the Mr. Clean character for Procter & Gamble, has died in Dayton, Ohio at the age of 92. The Philadelphia  native opened his own studio in 1950 and was a longtime educator. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with P&G's Senior Archivist Greg McCoy about the artist and the history of Mr. Clean.   

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Earth Calendar for April 2nd and April 3rd

The typical American home accumulates over 20 pounds of household hazardous waste in just one year! Think of paints, pesticides, cleaning supplies, oil, antifreeze and other products that hide away in the basement, garage or shed.

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News from WNKU
7:34 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Tradition Always Wins on Opening Day in Cincinnati

Cincinnati Reds Players after warming up Opening Day 2014
Cheri Lawson

Win or Lose Opening Day in Cincinnati will always be special to Reds fans and the team.WNKU’s Cheri Lawson reports.

 

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CD of the Month
12:12 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Nickel Creek, "A Dotted Line"

nonesuch.com

The CD of the Month for April comes to you from Nickel Creek. It's titled "A Dotted Line"

JOIN THE CLUB TODAY AND RECEIVE A BRAND NEW CD EVERY MONTH FOR A YEAR!

From the Boston Globe's review:

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Studio 89
11:50 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Studio 89: Eclipse Movement on Monday, April 7th

Seating is no longer available for tonight’s Studio 89, but you can tune in tonight at 7pm to listen live.  Then, check back tomorrow afternoon for an opportunity to sign up for the next Studio 89. 

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