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How the Arts Make An Impact

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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!"

  • Lumenocity

    What to expect at LUMENOCITY: RE-IMAGINE

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Jun 28, 2016
    LUMENOCITY, the annual light projection festival accompanied by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, returns Aug. 5-7. Tickets go on sale July 5, so we spoke with Sherri Prentiss, vice president of marketing at the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, to get the inside scoop on the fourth and final LUMENOCITY.

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    Local artists featured on COGIC, NAACP convention signs

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Jun 28, 2016
    Conventions for the NAACP and the Church of God in Christ will bring thousands of people to Cincinnati in July, and the banners that welcome them will feature the work of local artists Annie Ruth and Joyce Phillips Young.

  • Pones

    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.”

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    Art and tech collide at Union Hall

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Apr 13, 2016
    The first-ever Tidal ArtsWave Art x Tech Challenge yielded new collaborations and great ideas.

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    CEO Reflections: On dragons and developers

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Apr 12, 2016
    Entrepreneurship and ingenuity were on display during the first-ever Tidal Art x Tech Challenge.

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    CEO Reflections: Arts fuel creativity, learning and big dreams

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Mar 23, 2016
    Not only does investing in the arts enliven our communities and bridge cultural divides (never more important in our world than it is today), but gifts to the arts are also ensuring the dreams and imaginations of the future.

  • CincyArtsandSTEM

    CincyArtsandSTEM.org connects parents, educators with arts & STEM resources

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Mar 21, 2016
    ArtsWave, the region’s leading local arts agency, and Greater Cincinnati STEM Collaborative (GCSC) have joined together to create a new community resource to fuel creativity and learning. CincyArtsandSTEM.org is an online resource to help parents and teachers find arts and STEM programs, activities, summer camps, field trips and other services to augment their children’s education.

  • Melodic Connections

    Melodic Connections making meaningful music across Greater Cincinnati

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Mar 08, 2016
    From LUMENOCITY to Riverbend to Clifton, Melodic Connections is doing just as its name implies — making meaningful and musical connections between its musicians and their community. We caught up with development director Lynn Migliara and executive director and co-founder Betsey Zenk Nuseibeh to learn more about Melodic Connections and see what’s coming up on the group’s calendar.

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    More than 2,000 people enjoy final concert of Macy's Arts Sampler 2016

    posted by Hillary Copsey On Mar 08, 2016
    The special collaborative "Be The Hero!" concert, featuring the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati Opera and Cincinnati May Festival Chorus, attracted the largest attendance ever at a Macy's Arts Sampler event.

  • 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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    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 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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    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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    '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.