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How the Arts Make An Impact

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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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    Cincinnati theaters capture high-profile talent

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Jan 26, 2016
    Andrew Hungerford, artistic director of the Know Theatre, spoke with ArtsWave about bringing new and innovative works from exciting playwrights to Cincinnati audiences and the significance these productions hold for the 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.

  • Feb 1 Concert Invite

    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.

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    CEO Currents: Arts boost Cincinnati's reputation

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Jan 12, 2016
    At ArtsWave, we believe Greater Cincinnati's long-standing and vibrant arts community helps differentiate our region. How can we get more people talking about these successes and unique organizations that make Cincinnati amazing? How do we create, polish and amplify a positive reputation through the arts?

  • Sphinx Virtuosi

    Two young Cincinnati musicians to compete in Detroit

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Jan 11, 2016
    Myles Yeazell and Matthew Adams are the first Cincinnati area musicians selected to perform in the Detroit Sphinx Competition since 2002. Both young men perform with the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra and are performing in a benefit recital January 19.

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    CEO Currents: Here's something you can do to make a difference

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Dec 08, 2015
    The Cincinnati Arts and Technology Center is having its 8th Annual Student Show and Sale on Dec. 12. Taking this opportunity to shop local can deliver a little hope this holiday season.

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    CEO Currents: Include the arts in your holiday plans at home or on the road

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Nov 24, 2015
    Holiday cheer often means holiday travel, and for me, this year is no exception. Although time is tight and the to-do list long, part of my planning is also about what cultural events and arts-related places and spaces we’ll be hitting while I’m there. I’m not alone in checking out local arts when I travel, and - as they make great memories for themselves - arts travelers also make significant economic contributions to the communities they visit.

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    Holiday traditions start with the arts

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Nov 20, 2015
    Arts are at the heart of holiday traditions in Cincinnati. The people behind some of the most beloved events of the season shared stories that demonstrate how arts can deepen roots in our community. Keep track of these and all the arts events of the holidays with our CincyArtsGuide.

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    'Arts are what root us to a place'

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Nov 13, 2015
    Jamie Bennett, executive director of ArtPlace America and a popular TEDtalk presenter, offered inspiring words about how the arts can enliven neighborhoods and deepen roots in a community at National Philanthropy Day.

  • ArtsBreak October 2015

    Arts: An Absolute Necessity

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Nov 11, 2015
    Jill Meyer, CEO and President of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce, spoke at the most recent ArtsWave ArtsBreak. Community leaders came to the gathering to learn more about how arts can help to put Cincinnati on the map, attracting young professionals and top talent to the local economy, and deepen community roots, keeping those talented employees here once they arrive.

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    ArtsWave Announces Ten-Year Blueprint for Collective Action

    posted by Rebecca Bromels On Sep 13, 2015
    Designed to advance ArtsWave’s vision of a more vibrant regional economy and more connected community for all, the Blueprint identifies five community goals that leverage the power of the arts. The Blueprint will provide a focus for ArtsWave’s community investments and strategic initiatives for the next ten years.