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How the Arts Make An Impact

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    CEO Reflections: BLINK...and Cincinnati is on the Map

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Oct 20, 2017
    BLINK transformed Cincinnati for four days last weekend, bookending a week that started with other extraordinary events in Over-the-Rhine. The impact of these events will continue to transform our region for years to come.

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    CEO Reflections: Season of giving reflected in new Catalyzing Impact grants

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Dec 07, 2016
    Over $100,000 in new Catalyzing Impact grants were awarded to 17 local organizations, recommended by community volunteers who reviewed 35 applications. All the projects are worthy and exciting, but a few especially captured my attention for their sensitive responses to ArtsWave’s goals outlined in our Blueprint for Collective Action for the Arts Sector.

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    CEO Reflections: Grateful for Cincinnati arts supporters

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Nov 23, 2016
    At this time of giving thanks, we are grateful for each and every one of the tens of thousands of people who value and support the arts in our community. You make an impact on the arts, and a new Arts Vibrancy study from SMU shows just how much an impact the arts have made in Cincinnati.

  • Break Bread

    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.

  • Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network and ArtsWave announce multi-year collaboration

    posted by ArtsWave staff On Sep 28, 2016
    The Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network (RTN) and ArtsWave have unveiled details of an unprecedented partnership to co-create a Cultural Tourism Campaign. This collaboration launches a multi-year strategic investment in marketing cultural tourism to increase Cincinnati USA visitor and resident awareness, visitation and engagement.

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    CEO Reflections: How we invest your money in CincyArts

    posted by Alecia Kintner On May 10, 2016
    Ensuring a thriving cultural mix and a diverse artistic menu is a powerful differentiator for our region. And it’s this impressive mix, supported by tens of thousands of contributors and volunteers, that will keep Cincinnati’s arts scene at the forefront of innovation for the next century and beyond. Find out how ArtsWave is making sure those things happen.

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    CincyDance! gets everyone moving in Washington Park

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On May 10, 2016
    CincyDance! returns for the third year to Washington Park at noon May 18, when Cincinnati Ballet brings more than 1,000 third-graders out for an interactive dance performance. Read more to find out how you can be a part of the fun!

  • Pones

    Pones Inc. creates senior citizen flash mob

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Apr 26, 2016
    “We want people to look down and say, ‘Look at all those seniors. We’re all going to be those seniors. We will always have options and the connection with Cincinnati. There’s always something new and different going on. We don’t want to miss the opportunities to experience them.”

  • Tidal presentations

    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.

  • Silent Sky

    Silent Sky (and Know Theatre) gives us stories about wonder, possibilities

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Apr 11, 2016
    Know Theatre is gearing up to open their newest production, SILENT SKY, the true story of Henrietta Leavitt, a female astronomer who made a stunning discovery in the stars that resonates to this day.