Northern Kentucky University is partnering with the Cincinnati Art Museum to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Niccolo Machiavelli’s “The Prince” on December 10th. Featured speaker, NKU’s Dr. William Landon says it’s the only event of its kind being hosted in North America. Dr. Landon stopped by the WNKU studios to talk with Matt Kelley about why the infamous “little book” is still influential. (get more information at http://www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org/visit/plan/calendar )
Artists from Brazee Street Studios and Queen City Glass Arts are inviting the public to a special event titled “Glass For Greater Good” on December 13th to benefit the Saint Vincent DePaul’s Angel Toy program. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Brazee spokesman J.W. May how the artistic collaboration came about. (get more information at www.brazeestreetstudios.com or call 513.321.0206 )
Sweet Honey In The Rock will bring their acapella style to the Aronoff Center in downtown Cincinnati this Friday night. Spokeswoman Carol Maillard says their repertoire and performing experience spans more than forty years. WNKU’s Matt Kelley had a chance to talk with Ms. Maillard about the group’s unusual blend of musical styles. (get more information at www.cincinnatiarts.org/events/detail/sweet-honey-in-the-rock)
Cincinnati Magazine's December issue is the annual "Best of the City". This year it contains 106 "bests" in a wide variety of categories. R.J. Smith is Senior Editor. He talked with WNKU's Steve Hirschberg about the task of putting the cover story together.
People Working Cooperatively is expanding its outreach area to include three more counties. Spokesman Jock Pitts says the non-profit will now serve Greene, Montgomery and Preble counties; including the Greater Dayton area. WNKU’s Matt Kelley talked to Mr. Pitts about what prompted the expansion. (get more information at www.pwchomerepairs.org )
Dr. Seuss’ “How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical” is opening this Wednesday November 27th at the Aronoff Center In downtown Cincinnati. WNKU’s Matt Kelley caught up with Stefan’ Karl Stefansson, who plays the lead role in the production. (get more information at www.BroadwayInCincinnati.com )