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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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    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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    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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    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.

  • 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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    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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    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.

  • 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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    ArtsWave Launches CincyArtsGuide.com

    posted by Rebecca Bromels On Sep 22, 2015
    ArtsWave, the greater Cincinnati region’s leading local arts agency, launched a new service to the community today with its online arts calendar, Cincy Arts Guide. Designed to increase all kinds of community participation in the arts, Cincy Arts Guide provides detailed listings on performances, exhibitions, classes, fundraisers and other arts events from arts organizations across the region.

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    ArtsWave Announces Ten-Year Blueprint for Collective Action

    posted by Rebecca Bromels On Sep 13, 2015
    Designed to advance ArtsWave’s vision of a more vibrant regional economy and more connected community for all, the Blueprint identifies five community goals that leverage the power of the arts. The Blueprint will provide a focus for ArtsWave’s community investments and strategic initiatives for the next ten years.

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    Art in the Park Returns August 23

    posted by Rebecca Bromels On Aug 03, 2015
    ArtsWave and the Cincinnati Reds are teaming up for the third annual ‘Art in the Park’ day on Sunday, Aug. 23. Fans can experience music, dance, theater and hands-on art activities in the Kroger Fan Zone for 90 minutes before the 1:10 game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

  • ArtsWave Invests $10.4 Million in Greater Cincinnati Community

    posted by Rebecca Bromels On Jun 22, 2015
    ArtsWave announces $10.4 million in grants and initiatives to create a vibrant regional economy and bring people together through the arts. These investments are made possible by the thousands of people and organizations who contributed to ArtsWave’s recent community campaign chaired by Tom Williams. ArtsWave continues to be the largest united arts fund in the country, both in contributions and in number of donors.

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    ArtsWave Community Campaign Exceeds $12.2 Million Goal

    posted by Rebecca Bromels On Apr 30, 2015
    ArtsWave announced the successful completion of the 2015 Annual Community Campaign, with gifts totaling in excess of $12,212,657 in support of arts organizations across the region.

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    ArtsWave Announces Three Arts for Health Grants

    posted by Rebecca Bromels On Apr 14, 2015
    ArtsWave announces three new Arts for Health grants to expand arts programs that improve health outcomes for Greater Cincinnati residents. ArtsWave believes that investing in Arts for Health partnerships can help expand the benefits of the arts to more people in our community, helping everyone to lead a healthy and creatively expressive life

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    ArtsWave’s CincySings Rocks Music Hall

    posted by Rebecca Bromels On Apr 09, 2015
    Last night on April 8, ArtsWave hosted its second annual CincySings event at Cincinnati Music Hall. Hosted by artist Drew Lachey, the high-energy evening featured amazing performances by 11 employee choirs from top regional companies for a cheering crowd of more than 1,600.

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    ArtsWave Announces TWO CincySings Wild Card Winners

    posted by Rebecca Bromels On Mar 30, 2015
    After a week of online voting, ArtsWave is pleased to announce the winners of the CincySings Wild Card competition: Macy’s All Stars from Macy’s Credit and Customer Services and The Account Notes from TriHealth.

  • Cincinnati’s soul in its arts, culture

    posted by Tom Williams On Feb 27, 2015
    The heart and soul of a community, what truly distinguishes one city from the next, is its software – namely, education, innovation, and arts and culture, broadly defined. This is the soul that puts Cincinnati on the map. This is what makes us a truly unique mid-sized city.