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Local Arts Leaders Connect With Audiences During COVID-19

Local arts leaders balance finances, safety protocols, and the public’s trust in order to find ways to reconnect with live audiences.

Editor’s Letter, September 2020: An Arts Recalibration

At a time when we look to the arts for insight into understanding each other and our struggles, these institutions had to shut their doors, cut staff, and postpone new work.

Editor’s Letter, August 2020: Searching for Silver Linings

We’re all searching for silver linings. We want to believe that the disruption, uncertainty, and down time will add up to something positive in the end.

Western & Southern Open Moves to New York

The Western & Southern Open, Mason's signature summer tennis event, moves to New York City ahead of this year's U.S. Open.

Jose Salazar on Working Through the Uncertainty and Getting Back to Business

The chef and owner of Goose + Elder, Mita’s, and Salazar says, "Restaurant people are fighters by nature, and we don’t easily succumb."

Mayor John Cranley on How the City Has Rallied Together During COVID-19

Cincinnati’s mayor, John Cranley, talks about how everyone in city government has united to guide the city through a pandemic.

Garren Colvin on St. Elizabeth Healthcare’s Efforts to Combat COVID-19

The president and CEO of St. Elizabeth Healthcare discusses the hospital's preparation to care for victims of the pandemic and its participation in a trial to help end it.

Editor’s Letter, July 2020: There’s Always Hope

We don’t know what the rest of 2020 will bring, but we do know where we’ve been as a community and how we overcame previous bleak times together.

Jim Obergefell Is Still on the Right Side of History

Young LGBTQ activists discuss the state of the equal rights movement with Jim Obergefell, five years after his landmark Supreme Court victory.

Editor’s Letter, June 2020: What Makes a Hero?

How we show up for each other matters. The pandemic has revealed how our friends and neighbors keep showing up. Jim Obergefell knows what that’s like, too.