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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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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Tunes-n-Blooms Begins a New Season Thursday at the Cincinnati Zoo

The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden will be kicking off "Tunes n Blooms" on April 3rd. WNKU’s Matt Kelley talked to Thayne Maynard about what’s in store this year. (get more information at www.cincinnatizoo.org )

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Earth Calendar for March 31st and April 1st

Breathing is something we all do without even thinking about it and the Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency encourages students to think about air quality.  

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News from WNKU
4:30 am
Mon March 31, 2014

The National Film, Mistaken for Strangers, Opens at Esquire Theatre

Courtesy, The National

Cincinnati native and lead singer of The National, Matt Berninger, is coming home tonight with little brother Tom. The duo will answer questions at the Esquire Theater about their new rockumentary, Mistaken for Strangers, produced by Tom.  The film is getting positive reviews.


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Live Music
8:16 pm
Sun March 30, 2014

WNKU Presents the 9th Annual Tunes & Blooms

Now in its 9th season, Tunes & Blooms has become one of WNKU's favorite annual events.  It occurs every Thursday night in April and features some of the best musical acts our region has to offer playing amongst the tulips of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Each week, the Zoo dispenses with the usual admission fee at 5pm allowing visitors to roam the animal exhibits for free before settling down to enjoy live music from 6p to 8p.  Bring a picnic or choose from the excellent food options available on site.  They even serve local micro-brews at the Zoo.

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