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  • ArtsWave Community Campaign raises record-breaking $12.45 million

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Apr 28, 2016
    ArtsWave raised $12,450,000 during the 2016 Annual Community Campaign for the arts that build Greater Cincinnati’s national reputation, deepen people’s roots in the region, enliven neighborhoods, bridge cultural divides, and fuel creativity and learning for children. An additional initiative, in partnership with the Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network, also was announced at the Community Campaign celebration.

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    CEO Reflections: 10 insights for 10 bucks

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Apr 26, 2016
    If it’s the last week of April, it means we're wrapping up of the annual Community Campaign here at ArtsWave. We are $50,000 short of our goal of $12,450,000. So close, and yet so far! You can help us close the gap. Read more to find out how your small gift will make a big impact in Greater Cincinnati.

  • P&G Voices of Destiny wins CincySings

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Apr 14, 2016
    Making a joyful noise, the African Ancestry Leadership Network, Voices of Destiny Ensemble won CincySings 2016. Read more to find out how many teams competed and who won the Fan Favorite voting.

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    Art and tech collide at Union Hall

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Apr 13, 2016
    The first-ever Tidal ArtsWave Art x Tech Challenge yielded new collaborations and great ideas.

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    CEO Reflections: On dragons and developers

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Apr 12, 2016
    Entrepreneurship and ingenuity were on display during the first-ever Tidal Art x Tech Challenge.

  • Two Wild Card entries join CincySings

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Apr 01, 2016
    The votes were so close – and the singing so good! – two teams will make into CincySings as Wild Card entries.

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    CEO Reflections: Arts fuel creativity, learning and big dreams

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Mar 23, 2016
    Not only does investing in the arts enliven our communities and bridge cultural divides (never more important in our world than it is today), but gifts to the arts are also ensuring the dreams and imaginations of the future.

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    Eight teams make the cut for CincySings on April 13

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Mar 22, 2016
    CincySings returns April 13, and tickets are on sale now for the corporate choral competition.

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    CincySings returns for third year, bigger than ever

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Mar 08, 2016
    ArtsWave’s signature singing competition, CincySings presented by Accenture, returns for a third year to leverage the power of the arts to deepen people’s connection to their coworkers and Greater Cincinnati.

  • CEO Currents: Five ways to show your support of ArtsWave

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Feb 23, 2016
    The 2016 ArtsWave Community Campaign is picking up speed! We have a big target to reach by April 28 -- $12,450,000 – but literally hundreds of volunteers are helping hit that number, and already nearly 8,000 gifts have been counted. Three weeks in, $3 million is in the door. Here's five more ways to show your support.

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    Tips for #Sampler2016 Weekend

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Feb 22, 2016
    It's time: the 30th Macy's Arts Sampler is this weekend, February 27-28, all around Cincinnati! We've compiled some helpful tips for newcomers and long-time attendees.

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    Reds fans can save big on games, give big to the arts

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Feb 17, 2016
    Play Ball! Cincinnati is the home of great baseball AND great arts. When you purchase tickets to an April or May game on this page, $5 from your ticket goes to support the 2016 ArtsWave Community Campaign and more than 100 arts organizations that make Cincinnati an amazing place to live.

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    Toast to the Arts adds cocktail competition, collaboration beer

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Feb 11, 2016
    Beginning February 12, people can Toast to the Arts at more than two dozen local bars, restaurants and breweries supporting the 2016 ArtsWave Community Campaign. Establishments will offer special wines, cocktails and beers for ArtsWave during the Toast to the Arts. A portion of the sales of those drinks will go to the 2016 Community Campaign, which runs through April 28 and supports more than 100 arts organizations making an impact in Greater Cincinnati.

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    CEO Currents: Super Bowl full of big arts moments

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Feb 09, 2016
    In case you missed my live-tweeting during #SB50, here is my round-up of the three most memorable moments of Super Bowl L, and how they tie into ArtsWave (hint: they don’t involve football).

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    Local entrepreneurs to bring tech-savvy solutions to arts groups

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Feb 09, 2016
    Tidal, Greater Cincinnati’s first Arts + Tech Challenge, will unite two thriving sectors of the region's economy, bringing entrepreneurial innovation into the vibrant arts community. Part of the 2016 ArtsWave Community Campaign, the first-ever problem-solving event will be April 8-10 at Union Hall, 1313 Vine St. Conceived by LISNR Co-founder Chris Ostoich, the event is being hosted by Cintrifuse and sponsored by Fifth Third Bank.

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    P&G's fifth annual Sing Off opens company's 2016 ArtsWave Corporate Campaign

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Feb 08, 2016
    Procter and Gamble’s fifth annual Sing Off opened the company’s 2016 ArtsWave Corporate Campaign on February 3 at its corporate headquarters in downtown Cincinnati. The Sing Off featured seven choirs comprising P&G staff members from different departments, all competing to land a coveted spot in the CincySings Semi-Finals.

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    Free art for all during the 30th Macy's Arts Sampler

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Feb 08, 2016
    People can enjoy free art performances and activities all over Greater Cincinnati on February 27 and 28 during the 30th Macy's Arts Sampler, presented by ArtsWave.

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    ArtsWave sets goal to raise $12.45 million during 2016 Community Campaign

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Feb 02, 2016
    Recognizing the power of the arts to connect communities and contribute to a thriving economy, 2016 ArtsWave Community Campaign Chairs Jill P. Meyer and Awadagin Pratt announced a goal to raise $12,450,000 this year to support arts making an impact in Greater Cincinnati.

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    CEO Currents: Arts vital to Greater Cincinnati economy

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Jan 26, 2016
    Greater Cincinnati has a thriving arts scene -- and that's important for making sure the region also has a thriving economy.

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    Pianist Awadagin Pratt and UC president play for ArtsWave 2016 Community Campaign

    posted by On Jan 21, 2016
    ArtsWave kicks off its 2016 Community Campaign with a special February 1 concert that brings together world-class pianist Awadagin Pratt and University of Cincinnati President Santa Ono on the same stage at the College-Conservatory of Music.