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John Lewis: Good Trouble | Nationwide Watch Event and Virtual Panel Discussion

CAA_John Lewis Good Trouble logoAudiences Across the Country
Urged to Get into Good Trouble

Nationwide watch of documentary about John Lewis during September, plus virtual conversation with national civic leaders on September 21 at 7:00 PM

(Cincinnati, OH)  Representative John Lewis of Georgia — Freedom Rider and Congressman, Presidential Medal of Freedom honoree, and conscience of the nation —  served the cause of social justice for decades, both as an elected representative and as a groundbreaking activist whose fervent belief in getting into “good trouble, necessary trouble” for the cause of racial equality changed our country.

The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) invites audiences to join in a nationwide watch, in collaboration with more than sixty of the nation’s arts and cultural institutions, of the riveting new documentary John Lewis: Good Trouble, which looks at the impact of Lewis’ life and work. CAA audiences will be able to rent the film directly from Magnolia Pictures, then take part in a live virtual conversation about John Lewis’ remarkable legacy. 

JOHN LEWIS DOCUMENTARY
The film celebrates Lewis’ sixty-plus years of activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health-care reform, and immigration through rare archival footage and exclusive interviews with the late Congressman.

This special rental of the documentary includes two extra features: an interview Congressman Lewis gave to Oprah Winfrey shortly before his death earlier this year, as well as a one-hour panel, recorded in July, with the documentary’s director, Dawn Porter, and two of Lewis’ fellow original Freedom Riders, Dr. Bernard Lafayette and Dr. Rip Patton.

The film’s $12.00 rental fee includes a $5.00 donation to the Cincinnati Arts Association. 

VIRTUAL PANEL DISCUSSON
After screening the film, audiences are invited to join a live, interactive online panel discussion about Lewis’ history and impact on the social justice struggles of today. Panelists include Dawn Porter, the film’s director; Ras J. Baraka, Mayor of Newark, NJ; Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Professor of History, Race and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and Director of the Institutional Antiracism and Accountability Project; and Lonnie G. Bunch III, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, who worked extensively with Lewis to establish the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. The free virtual conversation takes place at 7:00 PM EST on Monday, September 21 on Zoom.

To rent the movie and register for the panel discussion, visit the Cincinnati Arts Association website at www.CincinnatiArts.org/John-Lewis 

The online conversation and coordinated effort amongst the country’s performing arts centers is produced by the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) of Newark, NJ.

This event is part of NJPAC’s ongoing initiatives designed to offer both a greater understanding of current racial disparities and a forum for learning about the actions all citizens can take to advance the cause of equality.

“Everyone at NJPAC stands in solidarity with those fighting against structural racism, societal inequity, and police brutality, and for civil rights, multiculturalism and authentic inclusion. Changing the world requires the efforts of everyone. Now, more than ever, each of us has an indispensable part to play,” says John Schreiber, NJPAC’s President and CEO. For more information, please visit NJPAC’s website at NJPAC.org.

“We are very pleased to join NJPAC and performing arts centers across the country in offering this important documentary and panel discussion to our audiences,” said Steve Loftin, President, Cincinnati Arts Association. “Throughout history, the arts and culture have reflected and supported social change and civil rights, and it is our hope that this opportunity will add to the ongoing national and local conversation about equity, inclusion, and racial justice.”

CAA SEASON SPONSORS:  AMERITAS (Founding Season Sponsor), FIFTH THIRD BANK (Lifetime Endowment Partner), CINCINNATI-NORTHERN KENTUCKY HONDA DEALERSFURNITURE FAIRLOCAL12 WKRC-TVThe P&G FUND of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation

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I DO! I DO! Canceled at Cincinnati Music Theatre

CMT_Studio Series logoWe are deeply saddened and disappointed to announce that due to the evolving impact of the coronavirus and the directives from Ohio Governor Mike DeWine regarding the ban on public gatherings until further notice, the Cincinnati Music Theatre (CMT) production of I Do! I Do!, scheduled for June 5, 6, 12, and 13, 2020 at the Aronoff Center’s Fifth Third Bank Theater, has been cancelled.

This was a very difficult decision to make, but your CMT Board of Trustees feels it is in the best interest of our many volunteers and audience members to keep everyone safe and healthy. We look forward to the time when we can once again gather to enjoy the friendship and collaborative efforts involved in our favorite hobby, live theater.

For those of you holding tickets for I Do! I Do!, we would like to offer you three options for the tickets you purchased, which will be processed by the Cincinnati Arts Association’s Ticketing Services staff:

CREDIT your account for the value of your ticket(s) toward a CMT 2020-2021 Season subscription. Details about purchasing a subscription will be available later this summer.

DONATE the value of your ticket(s) to Cincinnati Music Theatre (a not-for-profit community theater) to help us continue our mission of providing high-quality musicals at an affordable price to the audiences of Greater Cincinnati.

REFUND the value of your ticket(s).

Contact CAA Ticketing Services at ticketing@cincinnatiarts.org no later than May 1, 2020 with your preferred ticketing option from the list above: CREDIT, DONATE, or REFUND.

Please refer to www.cincinnatimusictheatre.org for more information about our 2020-2021 season.

For the most up-to-date information about the impact of the coronavirus on events at the Aronoff Center and Music Hall, including rescheduled and cancelled shows, visit CincinnatiArts.org/health-update.

Sincerely,
The CMT Board of Trustees

Cincinnati Arts Association Ticketing Services
Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

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Rescheduled | CELTIC WOMAN: CELEBRATION | Aronoff Center | New Date: Thu., April 1, 2021

CAA_Celtic Woman Celebration logoCELTIC WOMAN: CELEBRATION
RESCHEDULED

** NEW DATE: Thursday, April 1, 2021 (note the year change) **
Aronoff Center – Procter & Gamble Hall

CINCINNATI, OH – Due to the evolving impact of the coronavirus and the directives from Ohio Governor Mike DeWine regarding the ban on public gatherings until further notice, Celtic Woman: Celebration, scheduled for Thursday, April 9 at the Aronoff Center’s Procter & Gamble Hall, has been rescheduled to Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 7:00 PM (please note the year change).

Ticket holders will be sent new tickets with the rescheduled date and time. These tickets will be sent prior to the new performance date, and we will notify ticket holders by email before they are sent.

Ticket holders who are unable to attend the rescheduled performance may contact the Aronoff Center Ticket Office for refund or exchange information at (513) 621-2787 (Monday through Friday between 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM) or ticketing@cincinnatiarts.org.

Please note that the Aronoff Center Ticket Office will be closed for walk-up business until further notice for the health and safety of our guests, staff, artists, and volunteers.

For the most up-to-date information about the status of events at the Aronoff Center and Music Hall, visit www.cincinnatiarts.org/health-update.

Tickets are on sale now at www.CincinnatiArts.org and (513) 621-ARTS [2787] for the rescheduled performance on April 1, 2021.

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Reschedule Alert: SHEN YUN | Aronoff Center | New Dates: Jan. 29-31, 2021

CAA_Shen YunSHEN YUN
RESCHEDULED

NEW DATES:

January 29, 2021 at 7:30 PM (originally March 18)
January 30, 2021 at 7:30 PM (originally March 19)
January 31, 2021 at 2:00 PM (originally March 20)

Aronoff Center – Procter & Gamble Hall

CINCINNATI, OH – Due to Ohio Governor DeWine’s recent order banning public gatherings of 100 or more people until further notice to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, next week’s performances of Shen Yun have been rescheduled to the following dates at the Aronoff Center’s Procter & Gamble Hall.  The show was originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 18 – Friday, March 20.

  • Friday, January 29, 2021 at 7:30 PM (originally March 18)
  • Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 7:30 PM (originally March 19)
  • Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 2:00 PM (originally March 20)

Current ticketholders will be sent new tickets with the rescheduled date and time that corresponds to their original tickets, per above. The new tickets will be sent the week of April 20, 2020.

Ticket holders who are unable to attend the rescheduled performance or who have any questions may contact the Aronoff Center Ticket Office for exchange and refund options prior to April 17 at (513) 621-2787 (Monday through Friday between 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM) or ticketing@cincinnatiarts.org.

Tickets are on sale now at www.CincinnatiArts.org and (513) 621-ARTS [2787] for the rescheduled performances from January 29-31.

For the most up-to-date information about the impact of the coronavirus on events at the Aronoff Center and Music Hall, visit www.cincinnatiarts.org/health-update.

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Events In Process of Being Rescheduled at Cincinnati Arts Association

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Updated information as of 1pm on Fri, March 13th.

CINCINNATI, OH – Yesterday, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued an order banning public gatherings of 100 or more people until further notice to slow the spread of the coronavirus. This directive remains in effect until the State of Emergency is lifted or the Director of Health rescinds the order. We anticipate it will be several weeks at minimum.

The Cincinnati Arts Association, as well as the resident companies at the Aronoff Center and Music Hall, began to take action on Governor DeWine’s directive immediately following the announcement. We appreciate the leadership of our state and local officials, and will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation as it evolves to ensure the health and safety of our audiences, artists, staff, and volunteers. This remains our number one priority.

FOR INFORMATION ABOUT EVENTS PRESENTED/PRODUCED BY ARONOFF CENTER AND MUSIC HALL RESIDENT COMPANIES, please contact the individual arts organizations or visit their websites:  Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati, presented by TriHealth; Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops Orchestra; May Festival; Cincinnati Ballet; Cincinnati Opera; Cincinnati Boychoir; Cincinnati Music Theatre; Cincinnati Playwrights Initiative; Contemporary Dance Theater; Exhale Dance Theater; Mamluft&Company Dance; Revolution Dance Theatre.

OTHER EVENTS
Currently, we are working to reschedule as many events as possible through April 12. This process may take some time. For the events we are able to reschedule, ticketholders will be notified of the new date and ticket information/options. The most up-to-date status of these events is available on our website.

If an event cancels, all tickets and fees will be automatically refunded to the original method of payment. Cash purchases will be refunded by check. If you have questions, contact CAA Ticketing Services at (513) 621-2787 [ARTS] or ticketing@cincinnnatiarts.org. NOTE: CAA cannot refund tickets purchased from a ticket reseller. Contact the reseller directly regarding its refund policies.

If the status changes for events scheduled after April 12, we will notify all ticketholders by email and/or phone before the event. The latest updates will be posted on our website and our Facebook event pages.

We will continue to follow the guidance of the State of Ohio, the City of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and local health officials, and make future decisions based on the most current directives and in response to changing conditions/timelines.

Our thoughts are with the many individuals and families who are and will be affected by the coronavirus. With your ongoing support, we look forward to returning to business as normal and to our mission of bringing Tri-state audiences world-class arts and entertainment events that elevate the human spirit.

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