On this week's episode of the CityBeat Podcast you'll be immersed in the mighty Ohio River.
Listen in on our conversation with Brewster Rhodes who is the chairman of Paddlefest, the nation's largest paddling event, happening along Cincinnati's riverfront this weekend. You'll also hear a recent voyage of the riverboat P.A. Denny, a floating ecology classroom that cruises the Ohio.
The theme music you'll hear was performed by Captain Destiny and the Motor Medics.
A local prostitute tells CityBeat's Cameron Knight her tragic life story with humor and insight into the world's oldest profession.
Jerry Gels, who was interviewed for the tour of haunted Newport was also our guest on our thirteenth podcast, the Newport Gangster Tour.
On this episode we'll hear from Brian Griffin and Donald Caster of the Cincinnati Blog, which is one of the city's liveliest places for discussion of local news and politics.
On this episode we'll check out the Cincinnati Fringe Festival, a marathon of new and offbeat theatrical works running through June 6. Our guests are CityBeat Contributing Editor Rick Pender, Cincinnati Fringe Fest founder Jason Bruffy and Eric Vosmeier, who is the festival's Managing Director.
We're on hiatus and taking a look back at some of the engaging stories from 2009. Episode 13: The Newport Gangster Tour is one of our favorites.
This episode of the CityBeat Podcast features voices from the Cincinnati Drop Inn Center in Over-the-Rhine. Drop Inn Center staff members Pat Clifford and Kenny Havens discuss their work, providing shelter and restoring dignity to homeless men and women. (Read the related CityBeat news story here.)
On this episode we hear real ghost stories from Newport. Our guest is Jerry Gels, who leads walking tours of Newport's spectral past.
Jerry was also our guest on our thirteenth podcast, the Newport Gangster Tour.
This week we've mined our archives to bring out one of my favorite recordings: the Radical Media discussion from Cincinnati's 2003 Independent Media Expo. The Expo was a media educational and networking event that I helped organize in 2003. It was hosted by Media Bridges. This panel discussion included Dr. Ellen Bierhorst, Jimmy Heath and Josh Breitbart.
Rumpke representatives Amanda Pratt and Anne Gray discuss recycling and the environment on CityBeat's Podcast #2. They were two of the subjects of a story we published last week on the Rumpke sanitary landfill and recycling facility.