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By Monica Peña, Miami Beach Cinematheque Miami Beach Cinematheque is excited to welcome dedicated cinephiles and curious newcomers to our third evening of Speaking in Cinema on Wednesday, September 24th at 7pm. Speaking in Cinema, a Knight Arts Challenge winner, celebrates the art of cinema by inviting filmmakers and film critics to engage in conversation […]

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By Deborah Mitchell, AIRIE Knight Arts Foundation finalist AIRIE (Artists in Residence in Everglades) kicks off the season with the 3rd stop in its traveling exhibition highlighting artists from its program. Co-curators Sybille Welter and Jill Lavetsky offer an overview of the dynamic works which have resulted from artists in varying disciplines spending one month […]

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Carol Coletta, vice president of community and national initiatives at Knight Foundation Can a major art institution lead a city in the exploration of its most urgent economic and community development questions?  If you talk to Deborah Cullinan, executive director of San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the answer you get is a […]

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By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer What was the expression on Albert Einstein’s face when Bronislaw Hubermann let him play his überfamous Stradivarius? Was it a historic moment? The product of wishful thinking? An event that never happened even if a photo suggests it did? In any case, the ecstatic look attributed to the […]

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By Logan McSwain, Charlotte Ballet On September 27 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Patricia McBride & Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance, Charlotte Ballet’s Corps de Ballet presents Pointe the Way. The evening of cocktails, great food, live music, dancing and a variety of exciting auction items benefits Reach, Charlotte Ballet’s nationally recognized outreach […]

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VICE reviews Detroit House Guests

Published on September 12, 2014 by in Detroit

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Knight Arts Detroit Challenge winners Detroit House Guests scored a bit of media attention this week as VICE’s Kim Taylor Bennett reviews a recent performance at Moogfest. Watch the video above for a sneak peak and click here to read the complete review.

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By Philly Pigeon co-founder Jacob Winterstein With support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation The Philly Pigeon was able to fly five poets and a coach to the National Poetry Slam (NPS) in Oakland California From August 5th-9th. A poetry slam is a competition between poets performing original work judged by five […]

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By Julie Travers, Arts & Business Council of Miami Recognizing the booming enthusiasm for the arts in Miami, it is wonderful to feature dance change makers like Gentry Isaiah George in our new blog forum. Born in Miami Gentry’s local roots run deep. He began his artistic studies with Linda Agyapong at the Community Book […]

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Little LAB: September 20

Published on September 12, 2014 by in Miami

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Locust Projects invites artists age 4-13 to participate in Little LAB, a hands-on program where children create a project amidst our current exhibition: Sunday in the Park by Sarah Crowner with Sari Carel and Exile Books. Saturday, September 20, 11am-1pm Please RSVP: info@locustprojects.org or 305-576-8570 ABOUT LOCUST PROJECTS Locust Projects is a not for profit […]

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By The Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers The Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers matched its $30,000, two-year grant award in May 2014 after only eight months. Thanks to the Knight Foundation the popular storytelling event has expanded and developed to become The Society for the Re-Institutionalization of Storytelling, a Michigan 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. The non-profit […]

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