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    #ISupportArtsWave because...

    posted by On Apr 24, 2017
    We've been asking our community to tell us why they support ArtsWave. Here are some of their reasons! Show #ISupportArtsWave and give NOW - all donations doubled dollar for dollar:

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    CincySings 2017 a runaway hit

    posted by On Apr 21, 2017
    Recap of the 2017 CincySings, with photos and winners announced!

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    What happens when philanthropy, vision and leadership in the arts converge?

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Apr 21, 2017
    The places and spaces for experiencing and making art in Cincinnati – our cultural facilities – are being re-imagined and positioned for an exciting future.

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    CEO Reflections: Harnessing innovation, arts energy key to reinvention, regional vibrancy

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Apr 07, 2017
    Mash-ups keep our arts scene in a healthy state of reinvention. We are likewise energized by the chance to work with new businesses and the region’s growing entrepreneurial community.

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    CEO Reflections: Happily marking the halfway point of Annual Community Campaign

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Mar 24, 2017
    We may be halfway there, but there's still a long way to go. But we're not worried, we're happy! Each day we get to come to work and share this great message about the positive benefits of the arts.

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    CEO Reflections: Special grants announced supporting Fall programs

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Mar 10, 2017
    Thanks to ArtsWave’s partnership with the Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network (RTN), we’ve announced 14 special grants this month that will support exciting Fall programs. Here is a quick snapshot of upcoming events made possible by ArtsWave donors.

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    Educational Theatre Association announces next round of JumpStart schools

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Mar 10, 2017
    Educational Theatre Association announced three new Cincinnati-area schools participating in their JumpStart Theatre pilot program.

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    CEO Reflections: Arts education and experiences vital for children

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Feb 24, 2017
    At ArtsWave, we are focused on the many ways that the arts fuel creativity and learning for kids across the region. Our funded arts organizations provided nearly 186,000 arts experiences in three out of every five schools across the region.

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    CAALA Update: February 22, 2017

    posted by Randy Martinez On Feb 23, 2017
    ArtsWave and CAALA look ahead to exciting cultivation events in March, including a hard hat tour of the under-renovation Music Hall, a performance of 'A Raisin in the Sun' and the upcoming Nelson Mandela exhibition at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

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    Macy's Arts Sampler 2017 brings community together for 31st year

    posted by On Feb 22, 2017
    ArtsWave presented the Macy's Arts Sampler February 18 and 19, 2017, offering Greater Cincinnati residents the opportunity to experience 100 arts events in 25 venues across 18 neighborhoods, for free!

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    CEO Reflections: Love Me a Challenge

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Feb 10, 2017
    Today, ArtsWave Campaign Chair Tim Elsbrock, Cincinnati market president of Fifth Third Bank, is announcing Greater Cincinnati's own arts challenge: he's challenging the community to come together to contribute $12,600,000 to the 2017 Campaign by April 27.

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    CEO Reflections: Arts Ripple Effect impact more important than ever

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Jan 27, 2017
    It’s important for our elected officials and policy makers to understand this impact and hear about the Arts Ripple Effect from all of us, so vital federal agencies which support the arts and culture sector are maintained and adequately funded.

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    CAALA Update: January 25, 2017

    posted by Randy Martinez On Jan 25, 2017
    Photos from CAALA's fun evening out at the sold-out Smokey Robinson concert with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra! Next up: Black History Month.

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    ArtsPass expands range of deals offered in 2017

    posted by Sarah Ditlinger On Jan 13, 2017
    Check out the many new arts partners joining us this year, not to mention the new shops and restaurants hopping on board. Whether you’re joining us from Enjoy the Arts or you’re a loyal ArtsPass donor, this year we have double the deals.

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    CEO Reflections: Want to be a better citizen? Volunteer and engage with the arts

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Jan 13, 2017
    ArtsWave’s research has shown a direct correlation between those Cincinnatians who engage in the arts and those who engage in our civic life, which reinforces for me the obligation to expand, expand, expand both groups.

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    CEO Reflections: Season of giving reflected in new Catalyzing Impact grants

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Dec 07, 2016
    Over $100,000 in new Catalyzing Impact grants were awarded to 17 local organizations, recommended by community volunteers who reviewed 35 applications. All the projects are worthy and exciting, but a few especially captured my attention for their sensitive responses to ArtsWave’s goals outlined in our Blueprint for Collective Action for the Arts Sector.

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    CEO Reflections: Grateful for Cincinnati arts supporters

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Nov 23, 2016
    At this time of giving thanks, we are grateful for each and every one of the tens of thousands of people who value and support the arts in our community. You make an impact on the arts, and a new Arts Vibrancy study from SMU shows just how much an impact the arts have made in Cincinnati.

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    CEO Reflections: Arts can help unite us

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Nov 09, 2016
    Whether you feel like you’ve won or lost something today, there is an invitation in front of each one of us: to keep doing the work of building a more vibrant economy and connected community for all. At ArtsWave, we pledge to keep doing that with, and through, the arts.

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    Break Bread + Listen to find home and community through the arts

    posted by Leyla Shokoohe On Nov 09, 2016
    The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra's Break Bread + Listen programs are a reminder that even when we might feel disconnected and cut-off from our fellow man, common ground is there – if you take the time to find it.

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    CEO Reflections: P&G honored for supporting the arts

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Oct 13, 2016
    ArtsWave had the pleasure of attending the “BCA 10” awards ceremony in New York City last week and paying tribute to one of 2016’s honorees, Cincinnati’s own Procter & Gamble. And, share how your company shows support by taking the BCA Survey of Business Support for the Arts.