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By Christy Gast, Artists in Residence in Everglades For more than ten years, the Artists in Residence in Everglades has given creatives the time and space to contemplate and make new work deep within the River of Grass. The residency hosts artists, writers, choreographers and composers for a month at a time, every month of […]

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By Maris M. Bish, The Wolfsonian-FIU When Knight Foundation gave a $5 million grant to The Wolfsonian–FIU in December, one of the goals of the grant was to provide support to enable greater public access to the museum’s unparalleled collection.  With a new gift from Wolfsonian founder Mitchell Wolfson Jr., this will begin to become […]

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By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer By chance or coincidence, this CD came out on Egon Schiele’s birthday. I have instinctively and often associated Schiele’s landscapes, marked by turbulence and lyricism, with the Emerson Quartet’s style and execution. Those two traits appear to intensify in this album, an absolute capolavoro in its class. It […]

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The excitement about the Macon Arts Alliance‘s grant from the National Endowment for the Arts continues. Macon Arts Alliance received an NEA Art Works grant to support Art Matters’ Engaging the Community through Embedded Arts Journalists. This month’s Macon Magazine covers the award and the program, read the complete transcript of the article here.   […]

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By Sharon Gillberg, Downtown Akron Partnership Saturday, June 1 was a great night in Downtown-filled with energy, fresh faces and fun. Through the support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Downtown Akron Partnership kicked off the first in a series of Downtown Live & Local events with Film and Fashion. The collaboration […]

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By  Lori-Anne Williams, The Ordway For Ordway’s Summer Dance series on June 20, Salsa was the name of the game – and we had a huge hit again this year.  Salsa fans had tables reserved in Rice Park before 5:00 p.m. Then at 6, a large crowd gathered for lessons by Manuel and Carmen Rubio. […]

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By Melissa Macker, The 567 Center for Renewal The 567 Center for Renewal (a Knight grantee) regularly hosts a Coffee Talk with the Artists for the current month’s exhibit. The Coffee Talk gives art lovers a chance to get to know the artists, learn more about them and their approach to art, and how and […]

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By Penny Balkin Bach, Association for Public Art Great news! Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s OPEN AIR was recognized nationally as one of the outstanding public art project of 2012 by the Public Art Network of the Americans for the Arts. The Public Art Network’s “Year in Review” annually selects and commends exceptional public art projects. This year, […]

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By Michelle Weinberg, Funding Arts Broward In 10 years, Funding Arts Broward has awarded $2 million  to Broward County art and culture nonprofits. This video celebrates the April 2013 residency of Trey McIntyre Project at Broward Performing Arts Center, winner of the 2012-13 FAB/Knight New Work Award, which supports innovative new works that creatively engage […]

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By Wendy Wolf, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, one of Miami’s National Historic Landmarks, is pleased to provide field study experiences in the arts, history and environment as one of the Cultural Passport partners for 4th grade students and teachers. This year Vizcaya welcomed 674 students and 69 chaperones. Post-visit evaluations are […]

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