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On Friday, April 27, four ballerinas inspired by Degas surprised travelers at Miami International Airport by performing a moving painting. Enjoy the video above and read on for information about Knight Foundation’s Random Acts of Culture™ program. Why Does Knight Foundation Fund Random Acts of Culture™? Knight Foundation, like its founders Jack and Jim Knight, […]

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By Aaron Fiedler, Arts & Science Council With a Random Act of Culture™  last Saturday at Atherton Mills Market, the place where we did our first, we completed our 62nd RAC since we started the project in August 2010. We started out the month of April with Opera Carolina at Queens University of Charlotte. The […]

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By Gregory Lucas-Myers, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History The Harlem Renaissance is well-known as a period of African-American intellectual and cultural growth, centered in its namesake Manhattan neighborhood, during the 1920’s and 30’s. During this time, writers, musicians, artists, and leaders such as Zora Neale Hurston, Palmer Hayden, Dizzy Gillespie, and W.E.B. […]

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When The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (SPCO) and Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies (GTCYS) formed a strategic alliance last year, one of the expected benefits was greater programmatic collaboration. The partnership is not yet a year old, but many opportunities for collaboration have already been realized. For example, this season the SPCO offered a standing offer of $5 tickets to […]

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On Saturday, April 28, the Opera Company of Philadelphia surprised diners at Geno’s Steaks with a side of Verdi as Random Acts of Culture™ arrived at a Philadelphia icon. Enjoy the video above. Why Does Knight Foundation Fund Random Acts of Culture™? Knight Foundation, like its founders Jack and Jim Knight, focuses on promoting informed […]

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By Peter Leggett, Walker West Music Academy Check out this new video clip that gives a look into the Young Artist Professional Training Program composition process. Hear from students and Felix James who describe some of the highlights program so far. These past few weeks, the group has begun recording their original compositions one of which […]

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By Sue Arrowsmith, Miami Dade College This month, as many of Miami’s museums are offering 2-for-1 admission and perks with annual passes, Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Art Gallery System kicks off its summer art season. Everyone is invited to an opening reception at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 24, at the Freedom Tower at MDC, located […]

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By Anne McCrary Sullivan, AIRIE  My good people, I guarantee you monster weather events— gargantuan winds of epic proportions— more authentic than anything you’d ever see at Epcot Center. Come aboard the Wilma Tram at Flamingo: You’ll live the hurricane! –from “Step Right Up,” Karla Merrifield April is National Poetry Month, and all April long poems […]

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By Joanne Green, Akron Symphony Orchestra The Akron Symphony Orchestra officially kicked off its 2012 Random Acts of Culture™ program on May 1st. Akron Symphony Orchestra musicians enthusiastically performed at several popular and highly visible locations around Akron. Tuesday was a particularly great day to be out and about in Akron. If you kept your eyes (and […]

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By National Jewish Theater Foundation The National Jewish Theater Foundation (NJTF) is pleased to announce its upcoming Holocaust Theater Archive (HTA) Conference, scheduled to take place in Miami in two sessions: May 15th & 16th and May 22nd & 23rd. This invitation-only, working two-day conference is generously supported by the John S. and James L. Knight […]

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