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    CEO Reflections: Building A More Inclusive Greater Cincinnati Arts Sector

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Aug 23, 2019
    Programs at the Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, CCM, the Street Stage Project and Elementz all work toward bridging cultural divides by increasing diversity and opportunity in our region's arts sector.

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    CEO Reflections: Look Around and See What the Arts Can Do

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Aug 09, 2019
    Last weekend, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra kicked off their 125th Season with CSO Look Around, a one-of-a-kind event that showcased how our region's arts sector collaborates to benefit the community.

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    Music Hall through Matthew Zory's Lens

    posted by Zach Moning On Dec 01, 2017
    "Through the Lens," a book of photography by Matt Zory, chronicles the historic renovation of Music Hall behind the scenes. Zory is also assistant principle bassist for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.

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    Break Bread + Listen to find home and community through the arts

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Nov 09, 2016
    The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra's Break Bread + Listen programs are a reminder that even when we might feel disconnected and cut-off from our fellow man, common ground is there – if you take the time to find it.

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    Macy's Arts Sampler : A Look Back

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Feb 08, 2016
    As we look forward to the 30th anniversary Macy's Arts Sampler, we take a look at some special moments and memories from Samplers past, and reasons why the Macy's Arts Sampler is such a special experience, courtesy of local arts organizations.

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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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    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?

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    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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    Arts Provide A Blueprint for Building Understanding and Empathy

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Nov 11, 2015
    All around us are powerful examples of the role the arts play in bridging cultural divides and building understanding and empathy. Two powerful arts events this week, as we celebrate Veterans Day, illustrate the diversity of the American experience. Art, music, poetry, and drama are all in the service of sending us powerful reminders of what’s important and what’s at stake.