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Announcing 69 finalists in Knight Arts Challenge St. Paul

KAC St. Paul, St. Paul // July 14, 2014

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We are excited to announce 69 finalists for this year’s Knight Arts Challenge in St. Paul. This spring, we asked the community for their best ideas for the arts. More than 850 people shared their passion and projects with us. Our panel of 10 local readers — artists and arts leaders from a variety of […]

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Drop-in workshops at Ladybug Studios in Detroit, for the love of clay

Detroit // July 22, 2014

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Ladybug Studios hosted their monthly drop-in workshops on Saturday. The event takes place on the third Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and invites community members, novicesand potters of all experience levels to explore making clay creations, under the patient supervision of an experienced coterie of Ladybug cooperative members. Among these […]

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Tiger Strikes Asteroid celebrates five years with lots of love

Philadelphia, Uncategorized // July 22, 2014

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How do we love TSA? Let us count the ways. And no, we are not talking about the Transportation Security Administration, although the acronym likeness has always been as dissonant as it has been entertaining. July marks the five-year anniversary of Philadelphia- (and now also Brooklyn) based artist-run exhibition space Tiger Strikes Asteroid, and with […]

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A constructive engagement, from Brazil to Miami Beach

Miami // July 22, 2014

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Constructivism as an art form first arose in the revolutionary era of Russia, a precursor of sorts to Bauhaus and other movements that combined architectural, material and design elements, with the aim of taking art from the walls of museums and making it more interactive and public. Today, constructivism’s influence can be felt all over […]

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Gospel jamathon brings together artists from across genres

Macon, Music // July 21, 2014

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A live jamathon at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Macon next week will bring together musical artists of all types to share their talents and network. Many of our talented musicians around town made their start playing instruments and singing in the church. Often, these people are some of the talent who sing and […]

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Grace Minnesota invites you to dance in the streets of Minneapolis to celebrate marriage equality

Dance, Music, St. Paul // July 21, 2014

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St. Paul City-Artist-In-Residence Marcus Young and the artists of the Grace Minnesota have been encouraging folks to cut loose and dance in the streets since 2008. This year, on Aug. 1 in Minneapolis’ Peavey Plaza, they’ll do so to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Minnesota’s legalization of same-sex marriage. The idea behind the ongoing project, “Don’t you […]

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Orange Island Arts Foundation seeks submissions from Florida writers

Miami, Poetry // July 21, 2014

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St. Petersburg Beach. Photo by Neil de la Flor.

The Orange Island Arts Foundation seeks work from Florida writers in any genre. Submit a high-quality video recording of your work (mobile phone recordings are acceptable) in an interesting location. But consider this: The theme of the video montage is “Orange Island is…” What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “Orange Island”? For me, […]

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Points of Pine: inspired by Stella, produced by Moore, activated by you

Miami // July 19, 2014

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By Elizabeth Shannon, Bass Museum of Art Most artists are none too thrilled if you sit on their sculptures. However, Miami artist Emmett Moore is one of the exceptions. Moore’s Points of Pine (2014) is currently sited in Collins Park as part of the Bass Museum of Art’s tc: temporary contemporary program, and the work […]

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The Hanging Garden of Goran Tomcic

Miami // July 18, 2014

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When walking into the Dimensions Variable gallery (a Knight Arts grantee), you get the feeling of entering a hanging garden, but one that may appear in the Everglades, or in an otherwise semi-tended organic reserve. Two large pieces, one of silver, one of gold, hang from the ceiling, made up of thousands and thousands of […]

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Bragg Jam 2014 equals Moonlight Miles 5K, a Concert Crawl, and an Arts and Kids’ Festival

Dance, Macon, Music, Theater // July 18, 2014

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This year marks 15 years of the annual Bragg Jam Festival, a Knight Arts grantee. It was started in the name of two young brothers named Brax and Tate Bragg. They were two musicians from Macon who were traveling to a gig and were tragically killed in a car accident. Initially, the proceeds from the […]

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Shakespeare in Detroit lightens up mid-summer with “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Detroit // July 18, 2014

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Very apropos of the season, and much in line with their mission of site-specific, Detroit-based Shakespeare performance, Shakespeare in Detroit staged the Bard’s timeless comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” as dusk fell over New Center Park on Saturday, July 12th. The cast ably dispatched this oft-quoted and much beloved romantic comedy, which jumps between three […]

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