The Dayton Art Institute is about to undergo a renovation that will combine its cafe and museum store into a community gathering place. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the project with Michael Roediger, the Institute's Executive Director.
This evening at 6:00 in Cincinnati Council chambers there will be an informational session called Save Our Homes. It's designed to help homeowners who are in foreclosure or near foreclosure. Sister Barbara Busch is Executive Director of the non-profit organization Working in Neighborhoods, which is putting together tonight's free program. Busch tells WNKU's Steve Hirschberg the session will focus on new ways to prevent foreclosure.
In less than a month the World Choir Games will take place in Cincinnati, the first U.S. city to host the event. From July 4th through the 14th choirs from all over the world will gather to sing and compete.
The brightly lit "Pops" sign that hung above and behind the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra for decades is now retired and has been moved to the American Sign Museum in the city's Camp Washington neighborhood. Orchestra spokeswoman Meghan Berneking talked about the sign and its history with WNKU's Steve Hirschberg.
The Drake Planetarium and Science Center at Norwood High School and Middle School is raising its public profile with a day devoted to a rare cosmic event that happens tomorrow. The event is called the Transit of Venus. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the Venetian Transit with Pam Bowers, the Executive Director of the Planetarium and Science Center.
A groundbreaking was held today for this year's CITIRAMA. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Dan Dressman, Executive Director of the Homebuilders Association of Greater Cincinnati. The association partners with the city of Cincinnati on the annual home show.
The world-famous feud between the Hatfields and the McCoys is the subject of a mini-series that ran this week on The History Channel. To find out more about the long-ago animosity between the two families, WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Dr. James Klotter, the state of Kentucky's official historian. Klotter says most of the McCoys lived in Pike County, Kentucky; and the Hatfields lived just across the state line in West Virginia.