Cincinnati Ballet announces record expansion for their Academy’s Summer Intensive
ArtsWave approves $10.4 million from its Community Campaign to impact the region in 2018
Cincinnati Ballet’s Otto M. Budig Academy has reported extensive growth in their Summer Intensive program. The nationally-recognized program kicked off June 12 at full capacity, having sold out within a month of opening registration. The program provides intensive training through immersive curriculum through July 21 for ballet students ages 12-21. This year’s Summer Intensive has been extended to include six weeks and an added fourth level to the program, resulting in enrollment of 64 additional students – a 56% increase in attendance over last year.
ArtWorks Announces 15 Summer Community Art Projects
Last week, ArtsWave’s Board of Directors approved $10.4 million in grant expenditures from its recent 2017 Community Campaign, slated to support more than 100 arts organizations throughout the Greater Cincinnati region in its Fiscal Year (FY) 2018. In addition, 21 grant recipients were approved to receive over $135,000 in Catalyzing Impact Grants from FY 2017 funding, closing out the last of three rounds of grantmaking.
Ballet hosts “Choreographing Confidence” presented by Always
This week, ArtWorks, the award-winning non-profit organization that trains and employs summer apprentices to produce public art, announced its 15 new art projects, many of them new murals, that will be installed throughout the city in 2017.
The Cannes Film Festival
Cincinnati Ballet presents Choreographing Confidence, a dance and leadership workshop, through the generous support of Always, June 17 at 1 pm at the Over-the-Rhine studios located at 1555 Central Parkway. More than 100 young women ages 10-17 will spend the afternoon learning, interacting with mentors, and engaging in activities with a focus on developing confidence and promoting self-esteem through dance.
Flying Pig mural design by ArtWorks revealed
This year, the Cannes Film Festival marked its 70th anniversary from May 17-28 in the coastal town that sits in the South of France, known as the Cote d’Azur between Nice and St. Tropez.
ArtWorks raises $160,000 in one hour on Tuesday to support its summer programs
More than 14,000 votes were cast by the community in choosing the Flying Pig mural design which ArtWorks will create as part of their upcoming summer program. The selected artist is local graphic designer, Sara Cormier, and her winning design “Dream Big & Fly High.”
Vote for your favorite Flying Pig themed mural by ArtWorks
ArtWorks hosted their Fifth Annual Breakfast presented by Truepoint Wealth Counsel last Tuesday at the Duke Energy Convention Center that featured an inspiring hour of storytelling which attracted nearly 1,000 members of the arts, non-profit, and business community to learn about the transformative impact ArtWorks has throughout the Cincinnati region.
Two teams win big at second year of ArtsWave Tidal: Arts x Tech
ArtWorks and Flying Pig Marathon are teaming up to honor the Marathon's 20th anniversary, which will be in 2018. This summer, ArtWorks youth Apprentices (ages 14-21) will paint a large-scale celebratory mural on the Hyatt Regency Hotel at 5th and Elm Streets. 20 local artists are competing for design rights. Which will make it to the finish line?
Vibe Magazine editor to kick off TIDAL: Arts x Tech on Friday
In a surprise outcome, two teams’ ideas so impressed judges that two grand prizes were awarded during the second annual ArtsWave Tidal: Arts x Tech. The startup-style weekend brought together strategists, developers, marketers, designers and more to apply technology solutions to arts sector challenges.
Drew Lachey returns as host of ArtsWave’s CincySings on April 19
Datwon Thomas, the Editor in Chief at Vibe Magazine, will be in Cincinnati on Friday to kick off the TIDAL: Arts x Tech, an initiative of ArtsWave created by board member and local tech booster Chris Ostoich.
Frisch’s Fine Art Collection to Be Sold Online to Benefit ArtsWave Community Campaign
Ten teams are competing to be crowned workplace champion in ArtsWave CincySings, the popular choir competition and nationally-acclaimed employee engagement event sponsored by Accenture, on April 19 at the Aronoff Center for the Arts.
East Coast Cultural Curators and Choreographer coming to Cincinnati
ArtsWave and Frisch’s® Big Boy® restaurants along with Cincinnati-based online estate sale company, EVERYTHING BUT THE HOUSE (EBTH) will launch a unique auction experience next week.
Summerfair Select Exhibit at the Weston Gallery opens April 8
The Cincinnati Art Museum announced three new curatorial appointments this week and the Cincinnati Ballet introduced Jennifer Archibald as Resident Choreographer. The quartet will be joining two of Cincinnati’s most cherished cultural institutions from stints on the East Coast in Philadelphia and New York.
Film Cincinnati announces Tonight’s Open Extras Call for New Robert Redford Movie
Summerfair Cincinnati, one of the oldest continuous art fairs in the country, continues its 50th anniversary celebration in 2017 with their Triennial event “Summerfair Select: An Exhibition of Aid to Individual Artists (AIA) Winners 2014-2016.”
Fall Cultural Tourism Projects Announced by ArtsWave and Regional Tourism Network
D. Lynn Meyers Casting is holding an open call for extras for the movie "The Old Man and The Gun" to be filmed in Cincinnati and starring Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek and Danny Glover.
Macy’s Arts Sampler presented by ArtsWave returns February 18 & 19
One year into a groundbreaking three-year partnership between ArtsWave and the Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network (RTN), the organizations are excited to announce the recipients of special, one-time grants, provided by the Cultural Tourism Product Development Grant Program.
Cars as Hollywood Stars exhibit at the Cincinnati Auto Expo through Sunday
Macy’s Arts Sampler presented by ArtsWave returns February 18 and 19, for the 31st annual event connecting Greater Cincinnati residents with the amazing arts opportunities offered in our region.
Necessary Objects from OTR’s Design Lab
Six collectible cars that have shared the screen with actors including Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, and John Travolta are on display in a new exhibit called Cars as Hollywood Stars at this year’s Cincinnati Auto Expo in partnership with Film Cincinnati. The exhibit is included in the cost of admission at the Expo at Duke Energy Center.
It’s Rivalry Week: Crosstown Shootout VIP Reception
Design Lab, a stylish showroom on Elm Street across from Washington Park and next to Music Hall, opened for business last spring by business partners Barbara Neyer and Renan Menninger.
They may cheer for different teams tonight, but on Tuesday, January 24, fans and VIPs came together with media for the annual Skyline Chili Crosstown Shootout VIP reception at the downtown Skyline Chili restaurant on Fourth Street.