ArtsWave’s Board of Directors recently approved $10,019,308 in grant expenditures from its recent 2019 Community Campaign, slated to support more than 120 arts organizations throughout the Greater Cincinnati region in the upcoming year.
On Friday, June 28, the Cincinnati Arts Association’s Alice F. and Harris K. Weston Art Gallery in the Aronoff Center for the Arts debuts Cincinnati Gateway Revisited, a 30th anniversary celebration and artistic examination of the public art project created as the entry to Cincinnati’s Bicentennial Commons in 1988 by award-winning artist and sculptor Andrew Leicester which sparked controversy and launched the flying pig phenomena in Cincinnati.
ArtsWave, the convener, planner and promoter of Greater Cincinnati’s arts announced this week an unprecedented collaboration, the POWER OF HER, to celebrate the centennial of women’s suffrage and the ratification of the 19th amendment in 1920, granting women the right to vote.
The most talked about (and big budgeted) movies, the Elton John biopic Rocketman, screened out of competition not eligible for awards while the film with the most star power going into the final weekend, Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood with Leo DeCaprio and Brad Pitt, got a seven-minute standing ovation at its premiere and is expected to be a box office hit.
BOARDway Bound, ArtsWave’s signature non-profit board training and placement program, returns September 10 for accomplished, diverse professionals who are passionate about making a difference in the region through the arts.
ArtsWave successfully celebrated its 2019 Annual Community Campaign on Tuesday, raising $12,355,136 for the region’s arts, exceeding its $12.3 million goal.
Originally dubbed the Ohio Valley Jazz Festival, this annual weekend series has transformed into an immense gathering on Cincinnati's riverfront. Queen of R&B Mary J. Blige headlines, along with Earth, Wind & Fire, Slick Rick and Maxwell. Things kick off July 25 with a fashion show featuring the African-inspired styles of local design house Shingo.
People’s Liberty announces Professor Lorenzo’s Carnival of Mysteries, the second of three 2019 Globe Grant projects to transform the Globefront gallery at 1805 Elm Street next to Findlay Market. Launching the evening of April 12, this interactive art installation invites guests of all ages to test their creative strengths and unlock puzzles to solve an imaginative mystery.
On Sunday, April 7, 1 p.m., the 2019 Summerfair poster will be unveiled with a signing by the artist, June Pfaff Daley at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Rookwood Commons.
Cincinnati Ballet’s hugely popular Family Series returns for its second season with an all-new production of Aladdin. The kid-friendly ballet features the Cincinnati Ballet Second Company CB2 dancers, with students from Cincinnati Ballet’s Professional Training Division and Otto M. Budig Academy.