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  • 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.

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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.

  • 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.