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Sundance comes to #KnightCities

All Communities // October 21, 2014

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By Nate von Zumwalt, editorial manager for Sundance Institute. Discovering and supporting independent artists is what Sundance Institute is all about. We believe that providing an inclusive space for artists to create and thrive encourages diverse stories and greater understanding.  In 2013, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation joined us in support of […]

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Voting is open for the South Florida Peoples Choice Award!

KAC Miami, Miami // October 20, 2014

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Starting today, all you need is a cellphone to help a local artist’s dream project come to life. We just launched the Knight Arts Challenge People’s Choice Award in South Florida, where you, the public, helps decide which of six local arts organizations receives $20,000 for their idea. It’s a text-to-vote campaign: pick your favorite […]

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GroundWorks DanceTheater coming to Akron-Summit County Public Library

Akron // October 31, 2014

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It’s always a great thing when GroundWorks DanceTheater, a Knight Arts grantee, comes to Akron on one of their recurrent visits to perform for local audiences. And in the fall of the year, it is a couple of performances at the Main Library in Downtown. This year, the troupe will be bringing first a work […]

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“Connecting the World” at the Mint Museum

Charlotte // October 30, 2014

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The Mint Museum reflects on the building of the Panama Canal, its global impact and remarkable history through art in this the centennial year of the canal’s opening with the exhibition: “Connecting the World: The Panama Canal at 100.” Bringing together more than 50 artworks, historical ephemera and two new commissions, “Connecting the World” opens […]

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Fjord provides anti-pragmatism and pomp without the circumstance

Philadelphia // October 30, 2014

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The “Blind Handshake” of Fjord is a chance to dig beyond the narratives and intentions we tend to build up around our work in order to explore the more absurd and humorous aspects, whether planned or not. Physical comedy, glorification of the mundane, or even unadulterated absurdity occur in many of the images produced by […]

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Wynwood, Inkub8 & the Godoy-Pradera Projects

Dance, Miami, Theater // October 30, 2014

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Godoy & Pradera. Photo: Neil de la Flor.

Once upon a time, in a decade not too long ago, Wynwood was a gritty working-class neighborhood that housed Miami’s fashion district. It’s where I would go once a month to buy spools of thread, invisible zippers, muslin and needles from Scott Notions to restock a small sewing factory that I started in the mid-’90s. […]

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Becoming Juliet

Miami // October 30, 2014

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By Emily Bromberg, MCB corps de ballet dancer One of Shakespeare’s most beloved characters, Juliet, is a young girl who believes in eternal love, so much so that she trades her life for it. She is a girl we all know well, but what does it mean to a ballet dancer to get to become […]

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How storytelling heals and strengthens communities

Acts of Culture // October 29, 2014

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Cross-posted with permission from Creative Exchange.  In April of 2014, Damian Woetzel and the Aspen Institute Arts Program convened a Strategy Group in Detroit. This convening brought together local and national experts: artists and leaders in arts, policy, community development and education. The group spent a thrilling morning at Spain Elementary School where Yo-Yo Ma, […]

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The poet and the painter

Miami // October 29, 2014

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It took a long time for Miami to stand center stage, literally, as a culturally important city. So long identified as a vacuous vacation land filled with beach bunnies and cocaine cowboys, the city’s transformation into a much more significant force seemed to finally be acknowledged when homegrown Richard Blanco read his poem at the […]

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The Field Note Stenographers produce a benefit show to feed the hungry

Dance, Music, Uncategorized // October 29, 2014

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The Field Note Stenographers are ambassadors for live music shows in Macon. They are a group of writers who critique our town’s live music scene. On November 15 at 6 p.m., they will partner with the Hummingbird Stage & Taproom on 430 Cherry Street to showcase eight bands in an effort to collect can goods for the Middle Georgia […]

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Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company coming to Playhouse Square for DANCECLEVELAND

Akron, Dance // October 29, 2014

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After a very successful performance at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall with the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Company, DANCECLEVELAND, a Knight Arts grantee, is going to be continuing in that stellar vein by presenting the internationally acclaimed Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company (KCDC) in the Ohio Theatre at Playhouse Square. One of Israel’s most prominent dance […]

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“Camp X-Ray” at the Coral Gables Art Cinema

Miami, Theater // October 28, 2014

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Camp X-Ray

Kristen Stewart stars as a Guantanamo Bay guard in “Camp X-Ray,” an official selection for the Sundance Film Festival. “Camp X-Ray” is a drama that takes the viewer inside the mysterious labyrinthine world of Gitmo through the eyes of a female guard. Originally written for a man to play, Stewart, best known for her role as […]

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