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  • 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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    Cincinnati Bell Connector brings people to the arts

    posted by ArtsWave staff On Sep 15, 2016
    Running from The Banks to Over-The-Rhine, the Cincinnati Bell Connector will give people a new and convenient way to get to arts performances and exhibits.

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    concert:nova combines food and music for a delectable date night

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Jul 13, 2016
    Have your cake and eat it, too, when concert:nova ends its 2015-16 season July 19 on a sweet note with "Bon Appetit!"

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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!

  • ArtsWave Community Campaign raises record-breaking $12.45 million

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Apr 28, 2016
    ArtsWave raised $12,450,000 during the 2016 Annual Community Campaign for the arts that build Greater Cincinnati’s national reputation, deepen people’s roots in the region, enliven neighborhoods, bridge cultural divides, and fuel creativity and learning for children. An additional initiative, in partnership with the Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network, also was announced at the Community Campaign celebration.

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    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.”

  • CEO Currents: Five ways to show your support of ArtsWave

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Feb 23, 2016
    The 2016 ArtsWave Community Campaign is picking up speed! We have a big target to reach by April 28 -- $12,450,000 – but literally hundreds of volunteers are helping hit that number, and already nearly 8,000 gifts have been counted. Three weeks in, $3 million is in the door. Here's five more ways to show your support.

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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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    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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    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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    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?

  • 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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    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.

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    CEO Currents: Here's something you can do to make a difference

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Dec 08, 2015
    The Cincinnati Arts and Technology Center is having its 8th Annual Student Show and Sale on Dec. 12. Taking this opportunity to shop local can deliver a little hope this holiday season.

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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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    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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    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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    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.