arts Bridge


Greater Cincinnati is home to a rich, vibrant and thriving arts and cultural community.  arts Bridge, a new weekly series from CET, takes a look at the arts and the art scene in and around Cincinnati. Evans Mirageas, The Harry T. Wilks Artistic Director of Cincinnati Opera, will host the series. Each week Evans will introduce profiles and features from the worlds of music, theatre, dance and art in Greater Cincinnati along with a variety of national arts and cultural highlights.


arts Bridge will air at 6pm on Saturdays on CET and at 8pm Sundays on CET Arts. The premiere will be October 4th and 5th.


arts Bridge is part of a unique public television collaboration. Features about Cincinnati area arts and artists will be paired with national stories from across the country and broadcast as part of CET’s locally-produced arts Bridge. In addition, Cincinnati area segments from arts Bridge will be made available to public television stations across the country extending the reach of greater Cincinnati arts well beyond southwest Ohio.


Recent Guests:

October 4

This episode featured…

  • Cincinnati Stone Sculptor Karen Heyl on her art created from stone and clay:
  • Retired ArtsWave CEO Mary McCullough-Hudson, talks about the beginning of her musical career and how she got to ArtsWave:
  • The Picking Copper Kettle Company in Bucyrus, which makes handmade kettles for major orchestras:
  • Dale Chihuly, blown-glass artist whose work is featured at Phoenix’s Desert Botanical Garden:


Future Guests:

October 11
This episode features…

  • Cincinnati’s S.T.A.R.S. Elementz Program, which has a mission to find and develop talented teens seeking careers in the music and recording industry:
  • Mary McCullough-Hudson, the retired CEO of ArtsWave, who discusses her early career and her time at ArtsWave:
  • Pamela Santeau of Swanton, Ohio - “The Godmother of American Airbrushing:”
  • Blacksmith Dave Koenig of Houston is busy keeping the craft of forging alive.


October 18
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October 25
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Contact arts Bridge at to suggest an artist or story for the series.


The series is made possible in part by: The Louise Dieterle Nippert Musical Arts Fund; The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation; The Corbett Foundation; Macy’s; The John A. Schroth Family Charitable Trust, PNC Bank, Trustee; The George and Margaret McLane Foundation; The Wohlgemuth Herschede Foundation.