Some Cincinnatians are planning to gather outside the offices of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati today in support of a teacher who’s leaving the faculty of Purcell-Marian High School after 45 years.
The resignation of 66-year-old Richard Hague, and today’s rally, are in reaction to the wording of a new contract for Catholic school teachers.WNKU’s Cheri Lawson tells us more about another teacher who will not return in the fall.
Richard Miller is gay. He lives with his partner in Cincinnati where together they have six kids. And because of that he’s lost his job.
Buffalo Killers is another homegrown pick from Ohio with lead singers -songwriters Zach and Andrew Gabbard, plus new member Sven Khans and Joey Sebaali . The bands 6th album ‘Heavy Reverie” is out on Sun Pedal Records . Heavy Reverie was recorded in Cleveland, Ohio with producer Jim Wirt who’s also produced for Fiona Apple and Incubus to name a few.
Five time grammy award winner and legendary guitarist, Robert Cray, recently released his 17th studio album, IN MY SOUL.WNKUs Cheri Lawson talked with Cray who’s scheduled to be in Cincinnati at the Taft Theater July 1st with John Hiatt.
CL: Robert, Congrats on another CD, In My Soul, another one that draws listeners in. Out of the ten song collection which one are you absolutely attached to?
RC: I don’t think there’s just one. We’re playing a lot of the songs on stage right now and we’re just havin’ fun with everyone. For us it’s new and we’re groovin’ on all of it.
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.