This evening, The Business Committee for the Arts (BCA), a division of Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancement of the arts and arts education, will be honoring Fifth Third Bank, along with nine other companies who have forged outstanding partnerships with the arts at a gala being held tonight in New York City.
As the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) comes to a close this weekend, Film Cincinnati is celebrating another important week on the world cinema stage with three films shot in Cincinnati being screened at TIFF this year.
ArtsWave announced this week the allocation of $50,000 in grant expenditures from its recent 2018 Community Campaign, slated to support programming from five arts organizations that will attract and engage Young Professionals (YPs) to the arts.
The Kaplan New Works Series puts the raw energy of contemporary ballet center stage with four world premieres September 13 – 23 at the Aronoff Center for the Arts. This year’s bold program celebrates the athleticism, strength and versatility of the Company’s dancers. The 2018-2019 season opens with inventive works guaranteed to challenge the artform and the audience.
Cincinnati native and Vice President for Creative Affairs for legendary French film studio Gaumont, Johanna Byer, is the 2018 recipient of the annual Film Cincinnati Lori Holladay Founder’s Award.
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.