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By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer “To this we’ve come…,” laments Magda Sorel in her great aria from The Consul, the opera that closes Florida Grand Opera’s season and marks the climax of Gian Carlo Menotti’s grim and most famous melodrama. If the aria bears some similarity to Vissi d’arte in Tosca; in fact, […]

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By Levi Weinhagen, St. Paul arts blogger What started as the next iteration of Grammy Camp St. Paul, an ongoing program focused on teaching music-making to young people, has morphed into a new program called Women in Music and Audio weekend Targeting teenage girls ages 13-18, this 2014 Knight Arts Challenge Award-winning project is a […]

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By Clint Needham, Composer I am so excited to be launching this incredible project, Sounds of Akron. With your help, I’ll be creating a musical portrait of Akron using sounds that you submit and I convert into music. This is one of the first crowd-sourced symphonies in the U.S. We are so fortunate that it’s happening […]

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By Scott L. Scarborough, PhD, President of The University of Akron, and Pamela Young, executive director of DANCECleveland You enter a theater and take your seat. The house lights dim, the curtain goes up and a dance performance by a national touring company begins to unfold. The talented dancers, stunning lighting, exquisite costumes, inspiring music […]

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By Thalissa Woodcock, Miami Dade College Hialeah Campus On April 15, 2015, Hialeah Performance Arts Club presented the 2015 Spring Concert to Miami Dade College- Hialeah Campus students, faculty and staff. The Hialeah Performing Arts and Music Club promotes cultural enrichment amongst the student body, thus allowing students to gain an artistic view through events […]

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By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer In Sanskrit, the word “maya” has many meanings. It is that which exists but changes constantly. It refers to the goddess of prosperity, power and love, of the material. It is the magic that seems but is not. It is palpable reality, the reflection of what we believe […]

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By Leah Craig, University of Florida School of Music This week marks the first time in which the University of Florida School of Music’s Brazilian Music Institute (BMI) will be presented in South Florida. Founded and organized by Welson Tremura in 2001, BMI is a training ground for emerging Brazilian musicians and students. Previously held in Gainesville, […]

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The Knight Arts Challenge St. Paul deadline is approaching May 18, and we want to make sure you have all the info you need to apply in one place. Here goes: Application tips: Past challenge winners offered a range of tips on putting together a winning idea and application; Info on past winners: Over the […]

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By Julie Edgar, Detroit-based freelance writer A windstorm. A canceled flight. A play rehearsal. Fate surely stepped in and delivered an amazing – indeed, a Shakespearean – opportunity for the Mosaic Youth Theatre in Detroit. That chain of events led to the theater company’s collaboration with the legendary Public Theater of New York and the […]

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By Levi Weinhagen, St Paul arts journalist Four St. Paul artists are coming together to create public art with organizations that have a positive environmental impact. Their 2014 Knight Arts Challenge award winning Plume Project is made up of three distinctive components conceived of individually but created with shared resources, connections and equipment. And all area created […]

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