VIDEO LINK to past performances
Erlanger, Ky. (April 26, 2019) – Traveling through Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) this year? If so, you may get to experience “ArtsWave Presents,” a live arts and entertainment program continuing in 2019 that showcases the region’s extensive and diverse array of arts and culture at the airport.
Performances are scheduled on peak travel dates to engage the optimal number of both visitors and local travelers.
Performers have included Mad Cap Puppets, Bacchanal Steel Band, Cincinnati Opera, and Millennium Robots. Some artists scheduled for this year are Bi-Okoto, Keshvar, Nancy & Frank Clark, Bob Roetker, John Ford, and YPCC. Upcoming performance dates include:
- Fridays: April 26, May 3, May 24, June 7, June 21, July 19 and July 26 (other dates to be released)
“CVG is the front door to our region,” said Candace McGraw, chief executive officer, CVG. “What better way to utilize such a visible space than by creating our own local art ‘venue’ for travelers to enjoy.”
“We’re excited to greet tourists and welcome back residents with one of Cincinnati’s greatest assets, its amazing arts,” said Alecia Kintner, president and chief executive officer, ArtsWave.
ArtsWave, a nonprofit serving the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Region, is the lead planner, promoter and fundraiser of the arts. ArtsWave was the first and continues to be largest community arts fund in the nation. Strong funding has allowed Cincinnati’s arts and culture scene to become a national draw and regional asset, creating a ripple effect of economic and community benefits. ArtsWave supports the work of over 100 arts organizations, school outreach programs, festivals, community centers, neighborhoods and various collaborations through impact-based grants..
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