Category: Event Recap

Classical Roots sells out Music Hall

Common performs with the CSO.

Start with the Classical Roots Community Mass Choir made up of 100 singers from dozens of area churches. Add the powerhouse vocals of Broadway actress/vocalist Capathia Jenkins. Bring in the star power of hip-hop artist Common, winner of the 2015 Academy Award for “Glory” and multiple Grammy, Golden Globe and BET awards. Then hand the baton to the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s John Morris Russell.

Gala brings in $1.2M for JDRF

Honorees Kim and Dave Dougherty

JDRF’s 32nd annual Cincinnatians of the Year Gala drew nearly 800 guests and raised more than $1.2 million. This fundraising total includes nearly $600,000 through Fund a Cure, a live auction to fund research, that set a new chapter record.

Celestial Ball: This one belongs to the kids!

Antonio Sanders

Some 1,400 friends and supporters of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center joined special guests from the Cincinnati Reds for the 12th annual Celestial Ball. Proceeds from the gala, more than $1 million, will benefit Cincinnati Children’s community initiatives aimed at improving health outcomes for underserved kids