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NKU graduate wins regional collegiate playwriting competition

The play deals with childhood friends who reconnect and discover new insights about themselves and their lives.

Development News FotoFocus 2022 Daytime Symposium at NURFC

This fall, The Convening melds similar programs from New York City and Cincinnati

FotoFocus partners with NYC’s Creative Time to light way for The American Manifest Exhibition in 2024.

Development News Friends and family remember the late David Housley at the opening ceremony of the Old Timers event .

Old Timers Reunion celebrates region's African American accomplishments

Rural-Urban Solidarity Project premiered four films about rural Kentuckians' racial justice response to the killing of Breonna Taylor.

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(Still) Made in Cincinnati: Meet Damon Gray, maker of fine violins, violas, and cellos

Damon Gray didn’t inherit a family business, but he did inherit music from his family.

Innovation News "We didn't really expect this to last," said Winterfilm founder Kent Meloy. "We thought all this should be fun for a year.  The second year, I think we had like six or seven entries."

10th anniversary best of show features indie movie-making contest winners

Mariemont Theatre rolls out the red carpet in late August for Best of Winterfilm.

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An oversized puppet named Little Amal walks across America

Find out how you can join the planned festivities during her Cincinnati visit.  

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Midsummer economic checkup: Inflation's down, jobs are up

So far this year, the economy has performed better than economists expected it would, an NKU analysis finds.

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The links between music and wellness will be explored at a September event

The conference will present research on benefits of music on diverse populations such as older adults, caregivers, corporate employees, developmentally disabled, at-risk youth, and those experiencing mental health issues and substance addictions.

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Enriching learning opportunities play critical role supporting Covington students during summer

Camp Covington supported students who lost the most during months of remote learning while reversing the summer slide in reading and math.

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There's new funding for affordable housing. Will it reach the first-ring suburbs?

The affordable housing shortage is often thought of as a big-city problem, but first-ring suburbs also need investment to improve aging housing stock and encourage ownership.  

Feature Story Melaine “Lani” Lomax is Cincinnati Recreation Commission's resident pickleball specialist.

Bend your knees and communicate: Great pickleball (and life) advice

Pickleball’s burgeoning popularity in the Queen City has happened organically as people found new ways to keep fit and make friends.

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Black Tech Week connects entrepreneurs, investors, and professionals in the startup ecosystem

What began as a network-building festival for minorities in technology fields, now attracts more than 3,000 people to downtown Cincinnati.

Development News “Tuesday is like our special dog day. Fridays and Saturdays are kind of hard because this place is packed with people,” McCollum advises potential guests with dogs in tow.

Dog-About-Town: Superior service, savory sauces, and Kentucky-sourced specialties at York St. Café

As a connoisseur of fine cuisine (canine and human), food and atmosphere critic, Vincent the dachshund mix, has hot-diggity tips for dining with your doggo.  

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Soapbox recognized for excellence in journalism by Cincinnati Society of Professional Journalists

The awards included one for making an impact in the community.

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Brighton Center pre-apprenticeship program helps customers find a trade career they love

New apprentices in Kentucky grew almost 5% from 2021 to 2022 according to the Registered Apprenticeship Annual Report. 

Partner Content L to R: Civic Art Studio Artists Emilee Taylor, Zero Pruitt, Eve Miller, Madison Lentz, Aspen Stein (behind), Lexi Spurlock, Claire Wagner and Civic-Artist-in-Residence Asha White at ArtWorks' ArtAmplifed event in June.

ArtWorks reimagines the future of public art with New Monuments Initiative

Share your thoughts and ideas on monuments in your community to help inform the creation of new ones. Take the five-minute public survey now.

Development News The Vizazi Awards celebrate the region's rich legacy and promising future of Black LGBTQ+ individuals and families.

LGBTQ+ communities and allies came together and celebrated the freedom to be themselves

Three separate Pride organizations hosted June festivities: NKY Pride, Cincinnati Black Pride, and Cincinnati Pride.  

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Diversity in Design: An Architecture Matters panel discussion

If you’re curious about how a diverse design team improves the built environment and what you can do to encourage more diverse design professionals, this is the program for you.

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City of Solidarity: Urban places can be models of social harmony in a divided world

With a diversity of cultures, places, and experiences – cities show how we can thrive in a complicated world.

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(Still) Made in Cincinnati: Behind the scenes with local artisans keeping traditional trades alive

While traditional trades like carpentry, blacksmithing, upholstery, and tailoring seem like dying trades, they’re not dead yet. It might be hard to find them but, yes, there are still plenty of things being made in Cincinnati.