Next 9: Meet the region's rising stars in arts and entertainment

Posted at 7:00 AM, Jan 25, 2018

CINCINNATI -- Arts and entertainment have the power to uplift, inspire and transform individuals and communities.

Greater Cincinnati is blessed with a multitude of people dedicated to making sure the arts are available to everyone.

This month, as part of WCPO’s Next Nine series, we’re recognizing nine stars whose work keeps our arts and entertainment community vibrant. Each month, the Next Nine series will introduce you to young professionals committed to making Cincinnati great.

These individuals have contributed to the theaters, museums, music and art projects that make Cincinnati a better place to live. Click on the image below to meet this month's honorees.

Arts & Entertainment

Join WCPO in honoring these local standouts at a happy hour from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Backstage Event Center, located at 625 Walnut St., Downtown.Register to reserve your spot. Light bites will be provided courtesy of Backstage Event Center as well as a cash bar. Early bird tickets include one signature drink from spirits sponsor Effen Vodka.

January's Next Nine Happy Hour is made possible with sponsorship from: