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Sixty exhibitions from CAC to CAM at FotoFocus biennial

Sixty FotoFocus exhibitions and over 100 events opened at the photography and lens-based 2016 art biennial, “The Undocument,” which started Oct. 1 and runs through January.

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On The Ground: Walnut Hills serves as pilot backdrop in local efforts to bolster middle class

Multimedia documentarians Chris Ashwell and Shawn Braley from Cincy Stories will help reveal the people, places and projects driving progress in Walnut Hills, pilot neighborhood for Soapbox's new On The Ground series.

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Immersive 'idea lab' celebrates artists as community leaders

Artspace's annual Breaking Ground event evolves this year from one dynamic evening of speakers and performances to an immersive, two-day "idea lab" on Friday, Oct. 14 and Saturday, Oct. 15 in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

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Water tech accelerator draws national attention

Pipeline H2O, a new water technology accelerator program, and Confluence, a water technology innovation cluster, are drawing a national and international spotlight to the region's water assets while also working to attract new water-focused innovators and businesses to the region.

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Streetcar expansion momentum builds in NKY

A consensus is emerging in Newport to bring back streetcar service to Northern Kentucky to attract the kind of economic development momentum surrounding the Cincinnati Streetcar.

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The Drawing Dept cleans up at the ninth annual CRAN awards

On Sept. 8, 100 local architects, builders and building supply companies gathered for the ninth annual CRAN awards. Ten firms took home awards, and six of them went to the Drawing Dept.

This year's Oktoberfest moved to an area between Second and Third streets between Walnut and Elm.

Soapdish: Three fall festivals relocate to mixed reviews

A look back on three September festivals — Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, the Cincinnati Food + Wine Classic and MidPoint Music Festival — that changed locations this year with varying degrees of success.

Love in an Elevator: sex + city planning will feature speakers from a number of Cincinnati sectors.

Join Molly Wellman, Chris Seelbach, Amy Lind at Soapbox city planning panel

Soapbox invites you to join a discussion on the city's efforts to design buildings and shared spaces that maximize interaction, maybe even love.

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Keeping Promises: StrivePartnership and Success By 6 collaborate to advance Preschool Promise plan

Collective Impact "backbone" organizations educate the public on the importance of pre-K readiness along every child's "cradle to career" education path.

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Local philanthropist leads global efforts for orphans and at-risk kids

Beth Guckenberger heads up Back2Back Ministries, an international orphan care organization based in Mason, headlines international conferences and is preparing to release her seventh book.

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How affordable artist housing can help cultural communities "celebrate themselves"

Artspace's long history of working with culturally distinct communities in the development of affordable artist live/work housing allows artists to celebrate themselves from Harlem to Honolulu.

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Award-winning fitness designer Ryan Eder infuses technology with inclusivity

Liberty Township native and UC grad Ryan Eder has received international attention for inventing a fitness system accessible by every gender, age and ability level.

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New apprenticeship network honors Boomers and boosts Millennials

Brandon Black is using his People's Liberty Haile Fellowship year to connect two generations by putting retired tradesmen to work supervising young homeowners' DIY house rehab projects.

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Speaker Series highlights Cincinnati's collaborative food industry

On Aug. 24, Soapbox hosted another Speaker Series event, which focused on Cincinnati's innovative food economy. A handpicked panel provided insight into what it takes to become a food entrepreneur, and how different organizations can help.

Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day!

Soapbox is observing Labor Day a few days early, so there won't be a new issue or email newsletter this week.
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