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This month, the exhibit MANDELA: THE JOURNEY TO UBUNTU returned to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center as part of a year-long international celebration of the centennial of Nelson Mandela's birth.

ArtsWave Associate Director of Community Campaign & New Business Janice Liebenberg grew up in South Africa during Apartheid. She recently spoke with Cincinnati Edition's Dan Hurley about what life was like during the institutionalized racial segregation that existed in South Africa until the early 1990s.

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And then there were none.

Classical music reporter Janelle Gelfand was one of at least four Enquirer newsroom employees to lose their jobs Tuesday, the last of the Enquirer's arts writers.

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Cincinnati is replete with the arts, from museums to dance to theater to music. 

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According to the National Science + Math Initiative, only 44 percent of U.S. high school graduates are ready for college-level math and 36 percent are ready for college-level science. 

Seven venues in Covington will host the newly revived World Music Fest, a celebration of world cultures though music, dance, art and food, happening June 11.

Now that the 2016 ArtsWave campaign is in full swing, it’s time again for the Macy’s Arts Sampler Weekend, happening February 26-27.

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Greater Cincinnati knows how to have fun, especially at this time of year, with holiday trains, plays and concerts, dazzling lights, Santa and his elves, ice skating and Christmas markets. 

ArtsWave Launches CincyArtsGuide.com

Oct 30, 2015
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Designed to increase all kinds of community participation in the arts, ArtsWave has announced the release of their new Cincy Arts Guide. The guide provides detailed listings on performances, exhibitions, classes, fundraisers and other arts events from arts organizations across the region. Rebecca Bromels, Senior Director of Communications and Engagement for ArtsWave explains.

A new online calendar has been rolled out by ArtsWave for the greater Cincinnati area's arts community. CincyArtsGuide.com will highlight concerts, exhibitions, classes and other arts happenings including experimental performances, music lectures, as well as cultural festivals and art house films.

Dance Programs And Organizations Supported By ArtsWave

Aug 28, 2015

ArtsWave is funding some exciting and innovative dance programs in the coming year, and joining Anne Arenstein to talk about these creative and dynamic programs are Heather Hallenberg from ArtsWave and Brother Abdullah Powell from Elementz, one of the grantees.

ArtsWave Sampler Weekend

Mar 6, 2015
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Rebecca Calkin from ArtsWave talks about the annual Macy's Arts Sampler events going on this weekend.

ArtsWave announced today that Cincinnati author Leah Stewart will receive its 2014 Rosa F. and Samuel B. Sachs Fund Prize. The award, created to celebrate outstanding achievements in the arts, recognizes Stewart for her award-winning novels and contributions to Cincinnati's literary scene. 

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  Did you get to hear and enjoy any of the amazing groups that performed in town during the 2012 World Choir Games? Well, now you have the opportunity to hear more great singing, as choirs from ten local corporations, and one wild card team, compete in CincySings, an ArtsWave event.

As part of the final push of this year’s ArtsWave campaign, the inaugural CincySings event will happen on April 9 at the Aronoff Center. As host Drew Lachey explains to our Jim Stump, the competition features choirs from 10 companies who held internal contests as part of their ArtsWave effort plus one wild card team selected by the general public.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend 20 minutes of vigorous activity three times per week. But a community health study finds Cincinnatians don't get nearly enough. Interact for Health and ArtsWave are partnering to try to fix that.

They're awarding $300,000 in grants to 21 agencies to provide active living programs. Interact for Health's Jaime Love says "Join the Fun" is all about getting people moving.

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A new study suggests there is a connection between the arts and civic engagement.

ArtsWave and Agenda 360 partnered for “Snapshot 2012:  Arts Engagement in Greater Cincinnati.”  It was a survey of the general population in the Greater Cincinnati area that for the first time provides baseline data on arts engagement in the region.

Final ArtsWave Sampler on Saturday

Apr 12, 2013

The third and final Macy’s Arts Sampler from ArtsWave happens on Saturday, April 13, and will include the first Amazing Arts Race where teams vie to complete a series of arts-related challenges including trivia and art making. There will also be free events in Washington Park, the Taft Museum of Art, the Fitton Center and many more. Rebecca Bromels from ArtsWave tells Mark Perzel that all of this is leading up to the conclusion of the 2013 ArtsWave campaign and the public announcement of this year’s total raised on Tuesday, April 30.

ArtsWave Campaign Kicks Off With Lots of Free Art

Jan 25, 2013

ArtsWave (formerly the Fine Arts Fund) is preparing to kick off their 2013 fundraising campaign, and that also means the start of this year’s three Saturdays of the Macy’s Arts Sampler. The Sampler is just that, a chance for people and families to get a taste of a wide variety of arts groups that call the Greater Cincinnati area home. Rebecca Bromels, the communications director for ArtWave, joins Mark Perzel in studio to talk about the Sampler events (the first Saturday of activities is February 9), this year’s campaign kick-off on Fountain Square on Friday, February 8, and the mission of ArtsWave in supporting arts organizations in our area.