Inside April’s Site Specific

Published on April 23, 2014 by in Miami

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By Aaron Glickman, SocialMiami.com The Miami Design District presented its April edition of Site Specific, a series that brings performance out of the traditional theater and into the venues in the Design District. The April edition featured four acts from local performers. In keeping with National Poetry Month, each act had a poetic element in […]

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By Caili Quan, BalletX Dancer Dance encompasses a broad range of movement. Dance is a performance. Dance is a play. Dance can express emotion, tell a story without words. I remember spending my school days getting excited for my next dance class.  So when BalletX Co-Artistic and Executive Director Christine Cox presented the opportunity to […]

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By Denise Beek, BlackStar Film Festival The producing committee and advisory board of the BlackStar Film Festival in Philadelphia held a special cocktail reception, sponsored by The Capital Grille, to celebrate past and future donors of the fledgling festival. Attendees included prominent supporters of arts and culture including Knight Foundation Philadelphia Program Director Donna Frisby-Greenwood. […]

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By Dangerous Productions Things are hopping in Frogtown, Saint Paul. Dangerous Productions has teamed up with a consortium of other local arts organizations and individuals to turn the once-troubled Saint Paul neighborhood into a unique and thriving cultural destination. How? By any means possible. For the past two years, Dangerous Productions’ HAPPY MINNESOTA project has […]

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By Todd Boss, Motionpoems Think poetry is for nerds and old ladies? Some of the world’s most trend-forward hipsters are saying, “no way.” Last year, we challenged some of America’s hottest advertising, production, and design companies to turn contemporary poems into short films. Several of the companies we contacted work on major studio pictures for […]

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By Jane Hart, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood Dan Fauci was the Center’s fourth and final speaker in the 2013/14 Hot Topics Artist series held on Saturday, April 5. Hot Topics has been funded in part by an Arts Challenge grant by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Fauci is the highly […]

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The Akron Independent Film Festival was awarded a $120,000 Knight Arts grant to launch Akron Film+Pixel, Akron’s first and only digital art house cinema.  Executive director Steve Felix is attracting buzz and local support. Cleveland Business Connects recently wrote about Felix and Akron Film+Pixel, writing: “Felix, a former wedding videographer who has led the Akron […]

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By Satori Shakoor, The Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers Detroit Rapper and Activist, Invincible and I met last September 2013, when it was announced we were both Knight Arts Challenge Winners. We talked about our projects, The Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers and Complex Movements. Invincible suggested a possible collaboration around the theme “Social Justice.” […]

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By Nicholas Mirra, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia After a successful public unveiling at the Philadelphia Flower Show, the artist-designed bike racks traveled half a mile to their new temporary home: the art gallery space in City Hall. Hosted by the Office of Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy, the racks are on public display […]

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By Lauren Reskin, Sweat Records This Saturday, April 19th head out to Sweatstock #5! It’s a free, all ages block party/pop-up music festival celebrating Sweat Records’ 9-year anniversary and Record Store Day 2014. Doors open at 9am for the Record Store Day exclusive releases. At 2pm the Awesome Foundation Street Stage and the Audio Junkie […]

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