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The Irish Heritage Center of Greater Cincinnati / The Irish American Theater Company 2014

Maureen A. Kennedy, one of the Irish Heritage Center of Greater Cincinnati's founding members, talks about their upcoming programs and exhibits that are open to the public.

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Fashions of Downton Abbey

Cynthia Amnéus, Curator of Fashion Arts & Textiles at the Cincinnati Art Museum, joins Barbara Kellar to discuss the historical accuracy of the period fashions in Downton Abbey.

Dead Sea Scrolls

Barbara Kellar talks with Dr. Risa Levitt Kohn about her role in the creation of the Cincinnati Museum Center’s newest exhibit Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times.


Jaime Adoff, critically acclaimed author,explains his method for writing for teenagers.


Barbara Kellar talks with Steven Ellis, an Assistant Professor of Classics at the University of Cincinnati.


Kathy Lehr takes a closer look at the Campaign for Grade Level Reading to learn how it plans to improve early learning in our community.


Barbara Kellar talks with author Stacy Schiff about her book “Cleopatra: A Life” which has been named one of the New York Times “10 Best Books of 2010.”


Barbara Kellar talks with Phil Nuxhall, a historian for the Spring Grove Cemetery Heritage Foundation, about his coffee table book: ''Beauty in the Grove.''


Former Business Courier publisher Doug Bolton reflects on books that have informed, and inspired his life and career.


What makes Jerry Kathman tick? The President and Chief Executive Officer of LPK describes books that have influenced his life and his career.

Mercantile Library presents George Packer

The Mercantile Library presents George Packer for the 7th Annual Harriet Beecher Stowe Lecture.