Cincinnati’s own Bootsy Collins has just released a new song to support the work of MusiCares. “Stars” features an all-star collaboration with American philosopher Dr. Cornel West, drummer Steve Jordan, banjo legend Béla Fleck, and featuring EmiSunshine and Olvido Ruiz. Elaine Diehl finds out more from the Rock Hall icon and shares the song.
The story of gifted young pianist Benjamin Carlson-Berne and how his untimely passing led to the creation of a memorial scholarship fund in his name is recounted in this conversation between Ben's mother, Susan Carlson, and our Elaine Diehl. There is a fundraising concert featuring acclaimed pianist Terrence Wilson taking place January 12 at the School for Creative and Performing Arts.
Pets in Need of Greater Cincinnati is a nonprofit veterinary clinic, providing pet care for neighbors who can't afford it. They have a fundraiser called Petcasso happening on November 16 that Lee Hay learns more about in this conversation with the organization's board chair, Barb Lichtenstein, and veterinarian and board member Jack Walkenhorst, DVM.
Newport's Mentoring Plusis a small nonprofit supporting local high school students needing academic help but also providing a safe haven for friendship, food, and more. Local musician and former judge Mickey Foellger will be part of a fundraising music festival on November 2 at the Southgate House Revival.
Suits That Rock will return to The Carnegie’s Otto M. Budig Theatre stage for the 8th annual Suits That Rock concert on June 20 and 27. The event features forty local business and community leaders with a passion for music who gather each year to drop their briefcases and pick up their microphones and benefit youth education at The Carnegie.
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