Cincinnati, OH – January 16, 2014 – ArtsWave has partnered with the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to present free performances from Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky arts groups. These performances will take place throughout CVG, from 3:00-4:00PM on the third Thursday of each month.
The first event will take place on January 16, 2014 from 3:00-4:00PM. Performers include:
· Pones Inc. creates site-specific performances through a fusion of movement and dance
with other art forms. Pones Inc.’s interactive and accessible performances have been seen in over 30 Greater Cincinnati locations, as well as, Indianapolis, and Chicago. If you’re traveling, look for them in the tram/moving sidewalk area.
· Nat Chaitkin’s Bach & Boombox shows that all good music is made the same way –
come hear what Bach and James Brown had in common! Nat plays classical cello, and compares classical pieces to recordings by the Beastie Boys, Miles Davis and many others. Bring your iPod – he wants to hear your favorites too! Nat will be performing in the Main Terminal. .
Both of these performance groups encourage audience interaction and participation, with the hopes of engaging travelers on their way into and out of the region. Pones, Inc is slated to perform at many futureArtsWave Presents at CVG events. Other performance groups and events will change each month. Future performance in 2014 include: February 20; March 20; April 17; May 15; June 19; July 17; August 21; September 18; October 16; November 20; and December 18.
”CVG is proud of the strong arts heritage that our region has to offer,” said Candace McGraw, CEO of CVG. “This partnership gives us an opportunity to showcase some of that heritage and provides a great surprise and delight for our passengers.”
Alecia Kintner, President and COO of ArtsWave, said “We are very excited to be able to connect some of our region’s great arts organizations with CVG, affording both locals and travelers an opportunity to enjoy a small taste of the incredible arts offerings available in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.”
With the help of tens of thousands of individual donors, ArtsWave provides support to more than 100 arts organizations that make the Greater Cincinnati region an amazing place to live. The first and largest united arts fund in the country, ArtsWave contributors invested over $11.5 million in the region in 2013. The arts create benefits like attractive, lively neighborhoods and a population that comes together to share ideas and experiences.
Get here. Get there. Get home. Airline partners at CVG offer passengers more non-stop flights than any other airport in the region, including direct international service to Paris, Toronto and Cancun. Book your next flight now at www.cvgairport.com, where low fares are updated daily.
CVG is home to DHL’s North America hub. CVG has been rated the Best Regional Airport in North America three straight years by SkyTrax, an independent, London-based air transport research organization. In 2011, CVG became the first airport in the country to receive Safety Act Designation and Certification from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), giving the airport the highest level of protections under the Act.