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How the Arts Make An Impact

  • Cincinnati Opera explores racial justice in new world premiere

    posted by Zach Moning On Jun 30, 2022
    After a two year wait due to COVID-19, Cincinnati Opera raises the curtain on the world premiere of "Castor and Patience" in July 2022. ArtsWave supports the production as part of Flow, an African American Arts Experience, as it brings world-class Black artistic talent to the region, elevates appreciation for Black artists and helps cultivate a diverse audience.

  • How a Battle of the Bands is good for Cincy business

    posted by Lisa Wolter On May 12, 2022
    ArtsWave's CincyJams is the Cincinnati region's first workplace Battle of the Bands competition. Attendance is free and you, the audience, choose the winning bands. The event comes as recent trends show how important workplace engagement can be.

  • Arts festivals and special events keep Cincy vibrant year-round

    posted by Zach Moning On Apr 22, 2022
    BLINK®, illuminated by ArtsWave, is the most anticipated event of the year. It's built on an ecosystem of arts festivals and special events that enliven the Cincinnati region and draw national and worldwide acclaim.

  • The “personal” is universal for artists Brent Billingsley and Asha Ama Daniels

    posted by Kori Hill On Mar 29, 2022
    Asha Ama Daniels and Brent Billingsley's projects explore the themes of "truth and reconciliation" with the community playing an active role.

  • Blazing Inspiration: The Artistry of Jazzmeia Horn

    posted by Kori Hill On Feb 10, 2022
    Jazzmeia Horn is a vocal force to be reckoned with. Even as her third album is under consideration for a Grammy, she's hard at work on a fourth. She'll share songs from both, plus jazz standards, when she comes to the Aronoff Center April 1-2.

  • BLINK illuminates the Cincinnati region this October

    posted by Zach Moning On Feb 10, 2022
    The Cincinnati region's biggest ever event returns this fall. Take a look at what BLINK®, illuminated by ArtsWave, does for the region, see how it can deliver even more, and learn about special BLINK benefits you could get thanks to your gift to ArtsWave.

  • The Cincinnati region’s arts are our common ground

    posted by Zach Moning On Jan 28, 2022
    The arts can help to bridge cultural divides. They can provide a starting point that leads to more understanding at a historically divisive moment in history.