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Knight Arts Challenge South Florida opens for entries

KAC Miami // January 26, 2015

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More than 8,900 ideas. 241 projects. $25 million. All since 2008. The numbers of the Knight Arts Challenge in South Florida, which opens for entries today, provide an overview of the program — but they don’t tell the full story. There has been support for pop-up artists’ bookstores, preserving Haitian rara music, developing the local […]

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Rachel and the Beatnik Playboys coming to Akron Civic Theatre

Akron, Music // January 30, 2015

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Their name is bound to get your attention. The catchy phrasing of Rachel and the Beatnik Playboys is the name of four area professional musicians who are coming to the intimate cabaret stage of the Akron Civic Theatre, a Knight Arts grantee, on February 14. The date of the performance screams date night, and the […]

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“Bookin” at ScreenDance Miami

Dance, Miami, Theater // January 29, 2015

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Marissa Alma Nick and John Kirkscey. Photo by Neil de la Flor.

If you missed ScreenDance Miami from Tigertail Productions, you missed a week of extraordinary dances made specifically for film and camera. The week-long festival highlighted filmmakers from New York, Memphis, Montreal and Spain, as well as South Florida-based choreographers, dancers and filmmakers who exhibited work at PAMM, The Screening Room, Inkub8 and the Miami Beach Cinematheque. […]

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Spring 2015 CSA shares to go on sale soon

Charlotte // January 29, 2015

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Are you an art lover interested in supporting local artists? Want to attend a series of exclusive events to meet local artists and other art lovers? If so, then the Arts and Science Council’s Community Supported Art program (CSA) is likely for you. Shares for the 2015 Spring CSA go on sale at 10 a.m. […]

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A concert devoted only to new work

Miami // January 28, 2015

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Here’s something unusual for this weekend at the New World Symphony: Three world premieres. In an ambitious move, the orchestral academy’s director, Michael Tilson Thomas, is leading his charges in pieces by Miami Beach’s own Michael Gordon, New Voices commission recipient Ted Hearne, and orchestrations by Bruce Coughlin of three songs written by University of […]

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Tish Jones and the Be Heard MN youth poetry slam series

St. Paul // January 28, 2015

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Hosted by TruArtSpeaks, the Be Heard MN youth poetry slam series is a statewide competition for youth ages 13 to 19 that seeks to identify a team of six to represent Minnesota in the international Brave New Voices youth poetry slam festival in Atlanta, Georgia in the summer of 2015. Since January 16th and running […]

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Walk, jog or run in the name of literacy

Macon // January 28, 2015

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The Junior League of Macon is dedicated to help increase the literacy rate in our community. On February 21, you can walk, jog or run for the cause. On top of that, if the babysitter isn’t available, or if you just want to enjoy the event with your little one, the Junior League of Macon is […]

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Rubber City Shakespeare Company entering new phase of live theater

Akron, Theater // January 28, 2015

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Rubber City Shakespeare Company has to be the biggest art secret in the area. Well, apparently not to the couple of hundred people who have seen each of their productions; but to lots of people, they may still be the theatrical unknowns around town. Hopefully all that will change. During an interview with founder and […]

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Fountainhead focuses on local art

Miami // January 27, 2015

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The Fountainhead enterprise continues to spread its wings. There is the Fountainhead Residency program, which has brought some great artists to town, many of whom have then had exhibits in Miami; the Fountainhead Studios, which houses myriad artists and has open studio nights; and now there is Your Fountainhead, a semi-nomadic exhibition space (currently in […]

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New artists-in-residence at the McColl

Charlotte // January 27, 2015

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A new round of artists-in-residence arrived at the McColl Center for Art + Innovation this month. The new artists represent a variety of styles and media, but there is a significant focus on the Environment and Craft Spheres of Impact. These thematic realms are part of the McColl Center’s goal to create meaningful partnerships between […]

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Corine Vermeulen uncovers the roots with “Obscura Primavera” at Susanne Hilberry Gallery

Detroit // January 27, 2015

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Friday, January 24th was the opening for “Obscura Primavera” by photographer Corine Vermeulen, at the Susanne Hilberry Gallery in Ferndale. The collection of images, produced from 2009-2014, center around Medellin, Colombia, where Vermeulen spent multiple visits to the city documenting local places, people and nature, as well as participating in artist residencies at Casa Tres […]

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