A gathering of Cincinnati’s artists, RAW: natural born artists is reaching out to local artists to help further their careers. The organization showcases artists in their first 10 years on the job in hopes of making their dreams come true. During the first RAW event in Cincinnati, artists can interact with the organization and community to set a clear path for the future. RAW: Cincinnati features and supports indie talent in film, fashion, music, visual art, performing art, hair and makeup artistry and photography. Tickets will be $10 in advance and $15 at the door, so reserve a spot at RAWartists.org/cincinnati right away. The event begins at 8 p.m. Friday, May 18 at Luxe Cincinnati, 601 Main St., Downtown.