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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Fri December 6, 2013

The Cincinnati Art Museum and NKU Partner for the 500th Anniversary of Machiavelli's "The Prince"

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 )

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6:00 am
Thu December 5, 2013

Brazee Street Studios and Queen City Glass Arts Invite the Public to "Glass For Greater Good" Event

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 )

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6:00 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Sweet Honey In The Rock to Perform at the Aronoff Friday December 6th

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 )

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6:02 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Cincinnati Magazine Publishes Annual "Best of the City" Issue

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.  

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6:00 am
Mon December 2, 2013

People Working Cooperatively to Expand Outreach to Include Greene, Preble and Montgomery Counties

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 )

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8:11 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Thanksgiving Week is Time for Talking Turkey at One Family Farm

Dan Tewes at Tewes Poultry farm
Cheri Lawson

This week Americans will come together to celebrate and give thanks. Thanksgiving has become a holiday for family, football and feasting.

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6:00 am
Mon November 25, 2013

"How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical" to Open at the Aronoff

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 )

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1:46 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

LaSalle High School Getting Ready To Start Mandatory Random Drug Testing

LaSalle High School
Cheri Lawson

A Cincinnati area high school next year will begin mandatory drug testing. This year students at LaSalle can volunteer to be tested.

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12:42 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Beatle, George Harrison Changed Author Olivia Rosewood's Life by Teaching Her Meditation

Olivia Rosewood, author of several books including Illuminate, Adventures of a Modern Meditator, credits Beatle , George Harrison with teaching her meditation.

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12:13 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Crafty Supermarket's Comin' to Town

courtesy Crafty Supermarket

November 23rd Cincinnati’s biggest indie craft show will welcome thousands of holiday shoppers to the Music Hall Ballroom in Over the Rhine.

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