Cheri Lawson

Host and Reporter

 Cheri is a broadcast producer, anchor, reporter, announcer and talk show host with over 25 years of experience. For three years, she was the local host of Morning Edition on WMUB-FM at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Cheri produced and hosted local talk shows and news stories for the station for nine years. Prior to that, she produced and co-hosted a local talk show on WVXU, Cincinnati for nearly 15 years. Cheri has won numerous awards from the Public Radio News Directors Association, the Ohio and Kentucky Associated Press, and both the Cincinnati and Ohio chapters of the Society for Professional Journalists.

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Crawford: Joe Walsh played here when he was with the James Gang and Peter Frampton with Humble Pie. Santana played here. Alice Cooper played here. And my understanding from a couple reliable sources he wrote the song I’m Eighteen sitting here in the dressing room.

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Tarbell: “What really made it were the people,the volunteers that just showed up  day after day people walking in the door saying you know this is a cool idea . What can we do to help?”

 In the late 1960’s a young Jim Tarbell opened the Ludlow Garage . A music venue with big names performing including BB King, Santana, Grand Funk Railroad and the Allman Brothers to name a few.

courtesy Mikki Schaffner

“It really is a family tradition here in Cincinnati and often times you can tell when it’s a kid’s first introduction to live theater.”

Andrea Shell has multiple roles as stage manager for the Cincinnati Playhouse version of A Christmas Carol ,the story highlighting the redemption of Ebenezer Scrooge. On stage after a performance at the Playhouse’s Robert S. Marx Theater Shell demonstrates how pieces of the set work. One of her jobs is to take care of all the technical elements of the show.

Art After Dark Cincy

Nov 23, 2015
courtesy Cincinnati Art Museum


Cincinnati Art Museum's Jessie Stringfield talks Art After Dark

Art After Dark: New York City Style

Hosted by Dhani Jones

Wednesday, November 25, 5 – 9 p.m.

courtesy of the Mayhew family

My parents chose to raise me in a predominantly African-American Community. So I had racial mirrors everywhere

Licensed clinical social worker Krista Woods is bi-racial (African American and Caucasian). At 3 months old she was adopted by a Caucasian couple. The 46 year-old now educates people about transracial adoption.