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Announcing the 2014 winners of the South Florida Knight Arts Challenge

KAC Miami, Miami // December 1, 2014

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Each year since 2008, Knight Foundation has asked South Florida, “What’s your best idea for the arts?” Looking back on the growth of the arts in our community these past seven years is astounding. Last year, we celebrated the opening of the Perez Art Museum of Miami, YoungArts’ new home in the Bacardi Building, and […]

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Borscht is back!

Miami, Theater // December 18, 2014

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It’s that time of year again when the boys (and girls) from the Borscht Film Festival, a Knight Arts grantee, come out to play (on the big screen) at the Arsht Center’s Knight Concert Hall. It’s also the time when the community comes together for a few rounds of machete fencing. (More on that later.) […]

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Cultural exchange and craft at the McColl Center

Charlotte // December 18, 2014

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The craft tradition is particularly strong in North Carolina, especially in the realm of ceramics. After all, the North Carolina pottery tradition from regions like Seagrove is world-renowned. Very few of us think about Mexican pottery traditions when we hear North Carolina and pottery in the same phrase. There is, however, a significant community of […]

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Detroit house guests become collaborators on new album

Detroit // December 18, 2014

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There are artist residencies, and then there is this idea out of Detroit: Artists-Musicians Nicola Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller, the couple behind the electro band ADULT., are inviting musicians from around the country into their home to collaborate on an album. Starting this month, the selected musicians will get to know the city, have a […]

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Artists become others at Napoleon

Philadelphia // December 18, 2014

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A beige canvas rectangle on the floor topped with a human-size, plush stick figure of the same color greeted visitors to the second floor hallway of 319 North 11th Street on First Friday. Seeing that the hallway of this multiform art destination is a severely underutilized space, the regulars stopped in their tracks as much […]

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Festival and event marketing workshop shares secrets for success

Macon // December 17, 2014

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Fantastic fundraisers and solid sponsorships are key elements when it comes to planning a festival or event. Many of these productions are created to help with a cause marketing effort where donations are essential. While other events may be generated for profit with a dual purpose of enlightening the community, it’s also necessary to have investors […]

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Happy Craziest New Year

St. Paul // December 17, 2014

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For the past three years, Dangerous Productions has produced a unique series of shows called Happy Minnesota. The project was created with a focus on fostering economic growth, play and community along St. Paul’s Central Corridor. Over the course of nine productions, Happy shows have been performed in both vacant storefronts and active businesses all […]

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Blending of opera and cabaret gives pop soup of ‘Andy’ its flavor

Miami // December 17, 2014

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By Fernando González, Miami-based arts and culture writer The work of Andy Warhol set the art world on its head, blurring the lines between high and low and the notions of what defined artistic and commercial work. It is only fitting then that “Andy: A Popera,” a show exploring Warhol’s life, work and legacy, started […]

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None Too Fragile Theater presents a compelling one-person drama, “Exact Change”

Akron, Theater // December 17, 2014

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None Too Fragile Theater put on three performances only over the weekend of December 13-14 called “Exact Change.” The one-person drama is one of those stories that needs to be told, the artistic co-founder of the company has said. And he was correct. The drama tells the true story of Christine Howey, who is a […]

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“Welcoming a Bygone Landscape” is a welcome addition to the Cass Cafe

Detroit // December 16, 2014

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Saturday, December 13th was the opening for “Welcoming a Bygone Landscape,” a two-man show at the Cass Café, featuring the combined woodsy wonderland of work by artists Matthew Hanna and James Milostan. Setting the tone with a thematically tight assemblage of collage/mixed media works—nearly 20 in the collection, produced over a single year—Matthew Hanna’s works […]

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Shen Wei’s world is more than black and white

Miami // December 16, 2014

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  The main galleries upstairs at the Freedom Tower, part of MDC Museum of Art + Design gallery system, are expansive, white-walled spaces. They can have a tendency to dwarf the art that is shown in them; it can be a tricky place to exhibit certain types of works. Such is not the case with […]

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