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Vote now for the Detroit Knight Arts Challenge People’s Choice Award

Detroit, KAC Detroit // August 1, 2014

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In Detroit, we’re seeing art and artistic performances pop up all around us.  Some of them have long been fixtures in the community and yet previously unrecognized outside of small circles.  Some of them are entirely new, attracted to a Detroit artistic scene and opportunity that is becoming nationally and internationally known. At Knight Foundation, […]

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T.R. TRU Steppers celebrate two years of teaching line dances

Dance, Macon, Music // August 20, 2014

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Every genre of music in the world can create some type of line dance. In America, you can definitely find a group dance associated with songs ranging from country to soul. Line dances have become so popular that people are trying to break records in the categories of attendance and the duration. If you wonder […]

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A new show at MN Museum of American Art puts individual faces and stories to life on the Green Line

St. Paul, Theater // August 20, 2014

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There’s been so much focus on the new Twin Cities light rail Green Line, itself, since its launch earlier this summer, it’s welcome to see close attention paid to the individual neighborhoods and residents who live and work along its path. In June, MinnPost’s Andy Sturdevant devoted two delightful pieces (with interactive infographics) for his […]

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Legendary music artist David Sanborn coming to Akron Civic Theatre

Akron, Music // August 20, 2014

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David Sanborn is coming to the Akron Civic Theatre, a Knight Arts grantee. Now that’s a big deal, for Sanborn is not only a prolific saxophonist, but has a seeming legion of awards. During his lengthy career, 69-year old Sanborn has put out 24 albums of his music. He’s won six Grammy awards. That’s pretty […]

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Ocelot Print Shop promotes the People’s Climate March

Detroit // August 19, 2014

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On Saturday, August 30th, Ocelot Print Shop will paste up a poster in support of climate change awareness, part of a nationwide campaign to spread the message about the People’s Climate March, which will take place in New York City on September 21st, 2014. The grassroots promotional effort was initiated by 350 and Just Seeds, […]

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Da Vinci Art Alliance turns up the heat

Philadelphia // August 19, 2014

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Starting the summer off with new Executive Director Gaby Heit was already exciting news for Da Vinci Art Alliance (DVAA), the South Philadelphia exhibition and studio space, and now that she has been at the helm, DVAA has been experiencing a renaissance of sorts. Aside from reorganizing and updating the location for new types of […]

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A Host of People: Making Detroiters feel at home with experimental art

Detroit // August 19, 2014

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This month, five Detroit arts groups are vying for the Knight Arts Challenge People’s Choice Award, a $20,000 prize the winner can use for a project of their choice. The award is one of the ways Knight aims to bring attention to small arts organizations and their impact on the city. Here, KnightArts.org has a […]

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Dabls: I love how the act of storytelling opens people to their dreams

Detroit // August 18, 2014

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This month, five Detroit arts groups are vying for the Knight Arts Challenge People’s Choice Award, a $20,000 prize the winner can use for a project of their choice. The award is one of the ways Knight aims to bring attention to small arts organizations and their impact on the city. Here, KnightArts.org has a […]

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Butterflies used as the subject for craft and education

Macon // August 18, 2014

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The behavior and characteristics of nature are amazing. Colors are created without crayons, markers or paint. Some species change colors to camouflage their look, in order to stay alive. From archaea to humans, so many life forms exist. We all serve some type of purpose. For example, the butterfly cross-fertilizes, devours nectar and water plus serves as grub […]

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“Romantic Endings” at the Bakehouse Art Complex

Dance, Miami, Theater // August 18, 2014

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There’s nothing like a 10-course meal set to a montage of romantic endings, especially when chef Tanner Gill is behind the meals. Next Wednesday, August 27th at the Bakehouse Art Complex, Pioneer Winter and Indiefilmclub/Film Gate Miami Interactive Festival will present “Romantic Endings,” a film-inspired event that pairs 10 of the most memorable romantic death […]

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Coming Home to Music comes together!

Detroit // August 15, 2014

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By Coming Home to Music staff Nearly a year into this adventure called Coming Home to Music, we’re excited to see the pieces coming together. And we’re really thrilled to be sharing our vision of creating an intimate, engaging series of concerts that rotate through the homes of Detroit and surrounding area, and feature diverse […]

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