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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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    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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    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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    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.

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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.

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    CincySings returns in 2016, presented by Accenture

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Jan 12, 2016
    Teams are forming for CincySings, the singing competition ArtsWave started in 2014. Presented by Accenture, the event is wowing local crowds and earning national attention.

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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.

  • Macy's Arts Sampler returns for 30th year

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Dec 28, 2015
    Macy’s Arts Sampler presented by ArtsWave returns February 27 and 28, celebrating its 30th year connecting Greater Cincinnati residents with the amazing arts opportunities offered in our region.

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    CEO Currents: Three words to sum up 2015

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Dec 22, 2015
    Technology, surprise and leaps. Those are the words that describe 2015 for ArtsWave. What are your three words? Share them on ArtsWave's Facebook page.

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    Top 10 Seasonal Events for Out-of-Town Family

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Dec 17, 2015
    The perfect way to show out-of-town family our wonderful city of Cincinnati? Taking them on the best arts adventures possible this December, with a little help from our handy guide below.

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    ArtsWave receives $35,000 grant from National Endowment for the Arts

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Dec 09, 2015
    ArtsWave will start a Creative Placemaking Network in Greater Cincinnati thanks to a $35,000 grant from National Endowment for the Arts. This grant is one of just 18 made to local arts agencies around the country for supporting public engagement in the arts in this funding round.

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    The business of the young professional: YPCC edition

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Dec 09, 2015
    Young Professionals Choral Collective of Cincinnati (YPCC) has a different take on what YPs want, offering something else entirely — the opportunity to create connections and art, voice to voice through choral music.