ArtWork’s Big Pitch Competition set for Next Thursday

The seven local businesses that wereselected as finalists for the ArtWorks “Big Pitch” presented by U.S. Bank, a mentorship program and pitch competition designed for creative businesses, will make their Big Pitch on Thursday, Sept. 28, 6 p.m. at Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm Street. Each group is competing for a $15,000 business grant and a $5,000 Audience Choice grant, sponsored by U.S. Bank.

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Marking the 45th anniversary of Title IX

In an era when the longest college basketball winning streak belongs to a women’s team and the U.S. National women’s soccer team has gold medals and World Cup titles that the men’s team can only dream about, it might seem unimaginable that American athletics wasn’t always this way.

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Last Chance to Enter ArtWork’s Big Pitch

ArtWorks is seeking Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky-based creative business owners and entrepreneurs that offer creative services or artisan goods to apply for the fourth annual ArtWorks Big Pitch presented by U.S. Bank, a mentorship program and pitch competition for established creative businesses. 

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The Arts and Employment: Where the jobs are

Want a job in the arts? A new national report shows which states give you the best chance of landing the job you want in the creative field. And the report shows the economic importance of the arts as employers. It’s the first time the report has been segmented by state and a useful tool for state leaders.

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Jackie ReauTRENDS
Art Academy of Cincinnati: They run this city for college credit

When participants head for the start line this Saturday morning for the Flying Pig Toyota 10K, there’ll be youngsters sprinting and there’ll be seniors walking; there will be first-timers and there’ll be veterans. And in the middle of the group of thousands will be 10 students from the Art Academy of Cincinnati, lining up for their final project in a one-of-a-kind class called “Creative Running.”

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Taste of Cincinnati Moves East

Taste of Cincinnati, produced by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber and presented by Budweiser, will shift its 2017 location two blocks east. Taste of Cincinnati, May 27-29, will remain on Fifth Street in downtown Cincinnati and run from Main Street to Sentinel and beyond to the ramps of I-71 and Columbia Parkway. 

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Jackie ReauTRENDS
Spotlight on Fernside

Fernside, established in 1986, as the nation’s second oldest children's grief center, remains today a national leader in providing grief support services and outreach and education to the community and families. An affiliate of Hospice of Cincinnati, Fernside services compliment Hospice of Cincinnati's comprehensive bereavement program by addressing the unique needs of children. Fernside provides all services free of charge with the help of generous donors who support our mission.

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