He had hinted at retirement from acting a couple of years ago, but on Monday Robert Redford made it official: “The Old Man and The Gun,” shot last year in Cincinnati, will be his final one as an actor.
Common may be known internationally these days as a successful rapper, actor and film producer, but when he was younger, he was just another kid enjoying vacation time with his cousins and friends in Bond Hill. This past weekend, Common returnedto Cincinnati, this time as a headliner on the main stage of the Cincinnati Music Festival, performing with The Roots. While his music is heard around the world, he says a lot of his artistic and musical influence came from those summers in Cincinnati.
The inaugural performances of Moving Arts Cincinnati will be hosted July 27 and 28 at the Jarson-Kaplan Theater at the Aronoff Center for the Arts. With five world premieres, Moving Arts Cincinnati brings contemporary choreography by both world renowned and up-and-coming choreographers to stage while engulfing audiences in visual art displays and musical performances.
Eight local businesses that were selected as finalists for the ArtWorks “Big Pitch” presented by U.S. Bank, a mentorship program and pitch competitiondesigned for established creative businesses, have been matched with a U.S. Bank small business specialist along with local business mentor.
The first brush strokes of the “Cincinnati Paints by Numbers: Fiona” mural were taken by Thane Maynard of the Cincinnati Zoo and his colleagues along with ArtWorks apprentices and artists.
ArtWorks celebrate the completion of their first West End neighborhood mural, It Is Possible: A Celebration of Susan O'Malley's Life and Work, with a mural dedication on Monday.
The Hyde Park Square Art Show, the largest one-day art show in Greater Cincinnati, is awarding five scholarships of $2,500 each to area students majoring in art at Cincinnati-area colleges and universities.
ArtWorks, the award-winning non-profit organization that trains and employs summer Youth Apprentices to produce public art, announced today its 16 new public art projects that will be installed throughout the area in 2018.
Cincinnati Music Festival (CMF) is in search of local music talent for the second annual Cincinnati Music Festival Local Talent Searchwith a call for entries beginning May 23 through June 4. Musicians can submit one video of an original song to the website, CMF.Cincinnati.com. Contest rules are also available at CMF.Cincinnati.com.
The five finalist designs have been selected for the ArtWorks “Cincinnati Paints by Numbers” mural project featuring the Cincinnati Zoo’s world-famous Nile hippo, Fiona and voting is now open.