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  • Choose Your Holiday Arts Adventure

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Dec 04, 2015
    'Tis the season...for a bountiful bevy of holiday arts events to choose from! Never fear, we've made the process simple for you: simply take our fun-to-play Choose Your Holiday Arts Adventure quiz!

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    ArtsWave creates Young Professionals Grant Program

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Dec 03, 2015
    ArtsWave announces its Young Professionals Grant Program, a new initiative that provides funding to support the development of programming – or the expansion of an existing program – that engages young professionals.

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    Letters Home: How arts are helping families heal

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Nov 24, 2015
    The Cincinnati Arts Association brings into focus a different aspect of troops serving in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan with the presentation of "Letters Home" at the Aronoff Center for the Arts. The production brings to life actual letters written by soldiers serving in the Middle East and is part of the Cincinnati Arts Association's Arts in Healing Program, which is supported by an ArtsWave strategic partnership grant.

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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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    Five Cincinnati arts things we're thankful for in 2015

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Nov 23, 2015
    Cincinnati has a great deal to be thankful for when it comes to our vibrant and innovative arts scene!

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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.

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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.

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    Pyramid Hill: Marriage of Art and Nature

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Nov 11, 2015
    Director of Park Operations Shaun Higgins took a few moments away from readying Pyramid Hill for the annual Holiday Lights on the Hill to chat with us about this unique area destination.

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    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.

  • MYCincinnati's Ambassador Ensemble Plays for Social Justice

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Nov 11, 2015
    The Ambassador Ensemble Documentary & Performance Film will make its debut November 21, 2015 at the first Warsaw Ave Film Festival. Eddy Kwon, director of MYCincinnati (the youth orchestra program under which the Ambassador Ensemble performs,) took a few minutes from his busy schedule to chat with us about the documentary and exciting upcoming collaborations for the Ambassador Ensemble.

  • Hillary Copsey Joins ArtsWave as Director of Communications and Marketing

    posted by Rebecca Bromels On Nov 03, 2015
    Veteran journalist Hillary Copsey has been appointed Director of Communications and Marketing at ArtsWave.

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    Diving Into the Holidays

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Oct 27, 2015
    The Pumpkin Project was a great reminder to me of the importance of planning. And as we once again slide head-first into the holiday season, I am excited that ArtsWave has a new service that can help all of us get a better handle on our busy schedules and enjoy planning to have fun.

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    Four Ways The Aronoff Center for the Arts has Made an Impact

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Oct 27, 2015
    The Aronoff Center for the Arts' 20th Anniversary is the perfect time to reflect on the region's growth and how the arts make downtown Cincinnati a destination. Here's four ways the Aronoff Center has made an impact on our region.

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    Warsaw Federal Incline Theater Brings New Audiences to East Price Hill

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Oct 27, 2015
    The Warsaw Federal Incline Theater brings new audiences to East Price Hill. We talked to Cincinnati Landmark Productions' Rodger Pille about the theater's sold-out first summer and what's coming up for this exciting new space.

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    History Lessons

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Oct 13, 2015
    Arts organizations are not creating art in a vacuum. Throughout our history, the arts have been an integral part of the community, helping to bridge differences, and sometimes, provoking dialogue and debate. Twenty-five years ago, that debate brought national attention to the region.

  • Looking for a Happy Haunt? Check out Spooky Arts!

    posted by Samantha Wines On Oct 12, 2015
    If you listen closely, you can hear witches cackling, ghouls moaning, and werewolves howling. This can only mean one thing: Halloween is drawing near. Arts organizations throughout Cincinnati have many different ways to thrill you this Halloween season, and ArtsWave has all the details.

  • Fall Arts Preview: Contemporary Arts Center

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Oct 09, 2015
    Raphaela Platow, the Alice & Harris Weston Director at the Contemporary Arts Center, caught us up on the latest happenings at the CAC this fall and beyond.

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    You Only Have Two Feet (But That is Enough of a Plan)

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Sep 22, 2015
    One of my favorite memories in the arts is also one of my favorite professional memories, the chance to cover the first-ever master class by legendary modern dance choreographer Merce Cunningham in Russia for the Moscow Times.

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    Fall Arts Preview: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Sep 22, 2015
    Brian Isaac Phillips, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s Producing Artistic Director, briefly stepped away from directing rehearsals to fill us in on what we can expect this fall during the company's 23rd season.