Founded in 1996, ArtWorks is an award-winning non-profit organization that employs and trains local youth and talent to create art and community impact. The most visibleArtWorks projects are the many murals that brighten-up our region. Since the mural program was launched in partnership with the City of Cincinnati in 2007, ArtWorks has hired area youth to paint 68 murals.
Anne Arenstein previews Cincinnati Opera’s production of La Calisto, the first baroque opera they’ve presented. Joining Anne are David Bates (director), Andrew Garland (baritone) and Nathalie Paulin (soprano). La Calisto will be performed at the School for Creative and Performing Arts for five performances beginning July 17.
Northside’s Thunder Sky Gallery’s current exhibition honors the 50th anniversary of the death of writer, painter and cartoonist Flannery O’ Connor. Keith Banner, one of the gallery directors, is in the studio with Jane Durrell with some background on the gallery and details on participating artists.
The Carnegie in Covington recently announced its 2014-14 theater season which begins in August with a production of Sweeney Todd. The Carnegie’s Joshua Steele joins Jim Stump to preview each of the season’s productions.