free events en Shakespeare in the Park starts August 3 and runs all month <p>Back for their 20<sup>th</sup> summer, it’s time for free <a href=""><strong>Shakespeare in the Park</strong></a> from the <a href=""><strong>Cincinnati Shakespeare Company</strong></a>. This summer’s tour kicks off on Saturday, August 3 with <strong><em>Romeo and Juliet</em></strong> at <a href=""><strong>Boone Woods Park</strong></a> in Burlington. Saturday, August 18 will be their second visit to <a href=""><strong>Washington Park</strong></a> with a production of <strong><em>A Midsummer Night’s Dream</em></strong>, with lots of other stops through August. Jim Stump learns about the challenges of mounting a traveling production and where the plays will be performed from <strong>Jeanna Vella</strong>, director of education and communications at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company.</p><p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 05:30:20 +0000 Jim Stump 15293 at Shakespeare in the Park starts August 3 and runs all month Final ArtsWave Sampler on Saturday <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The third and final</span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;"> <strong>Macy’s Arts</strong> <strong>Sampler</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> from </span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>ArtsWave</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> happens on Saturday, April 13, and will include the first </span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Amazing Arts Race</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> where teams vie to complete a series of arts-related challenges including trivia and art making. There will also be free events in </span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Washington Park</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the </span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Taft Museum of Art</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the</span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;"> <strong>Fitton Center</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and many more. </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Rebecca Bromels</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> from </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">ArtsWave</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> tells Mark </span>Perzel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> that all of this is leading up to the conclusion of the 2013 </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">ArtsWave</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> campaign and the public announcement of this year’s total raised on Tuesday, April 30.</span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 05:30:20 +0000 Mark Perzel 11284 at Final ArtsWave Sampler on Saturday ArtsWave Campaign Kicks Off With Lots of Free Art <p><a href=""><strong>ArtsWave</strong></a> (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 <a href=""><strong>Macy’s Arts Sampler</strong></a>. 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. <strong>Rebecca Bromels</strong>, the communications director for <strong>ArtWave</strong>, 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 <strong><a href="">mission of ArtsWave</a></strong> in supporting arts organizations in our area.</p><p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 05:31:20 +0000 Mark Perzel 8363 at ArtsWave Campaign Kicks Off With Lots of Free Art