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Knight Arts is pleased to congratulate grantee Frank Dominguez for his two 2012 National Hispanic Radio Award nominations: Radio Personality of the Year and Programmer of the Year. DavidsonNews.net reports that Dominguez, the host of Davidson-based classical public radio station WDAV-FM, was nominated for his work as producer and host of “Concierto,” a nationally syndicated weekly classical music […]

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By Marlon Johnson, Dancing with the Trees producer In late February, The Knight Foundation premiered its latest documentary film, Dancing with the Trees at this year’s Magnolia Independent Film Festival in Starkville, Mississippi. Mississippi’s oldest film festival, “The Mag” was founded in 1997 by a local filmmaker who was dismayed by the fact that there were […]

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By Victoria Galan, Miami-Dade Public Library System The Miami-Dade Public Library System is in the process of recruiting a dynamic and engaging Young Adult author to be its 2012 Young Adult Writer-in-Residence. The 2012 Young Adult Writer-in-Residence program is designed to encourage teens, 12-18, in the creative writing process during a three-month residency which will run […]

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By Kelli Kavanaugh, MOCAD As our exciting winter season progresses, MOCAD looks ahead to summer with a Call for Submissions for Post Industrial Complex, an in-depth survey of contemporary small-scale fabrication and creative service development within the city of Detroit, celebrating the vitality and necessity of the art and industry of the everyday. From the […]

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In 2010, The Rhythm Foundation received a Knight Arts Challenge grant for “Big Night in Little Haiti”, a monthly concert series featuring Haitian music. Knight recently asked Laura Quinlan, director of The Rhythm Foundation, what made the organization apply to the challenge, whose attending the monthly concerts in Little Haiti and what their reactions are. Knight Foundation: […]

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inkub8 2012 update

Published on March 13, 2012 by in Miami

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By inkub8 staff inkub8 announces its 2012 Artists in Residence Shaneeka Harrell Niurca Marquez Alexey Taran (ERE Bistoury) Antonia Wright The inkub8 (open-studio) Residency Program, a four-week residency in Miami’s Wynwood arts district that offers time, space, and a modest stipend in exchange for artists teaching classes and exhibiting works. Inkub8 is a hybrid performance | studio space […]

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By AIRIE staff AIRIE is pleased to present current Artists in Residence in Everglades Dana Sherwood and Mark Dion at Lester’s for an artist talk and info session about the Artists in Residence in Everglades program. Sherwood and Dion will be fresh out of the wilderness, and will tell us about their recent projects and […]

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By TheArtBlog.org staff On Friday March 2, theartblog.org launched its brand new First Friday Art Safaris which seek to expose audiences to the far-flung art around Philadelphia that they may otherwise not be aware of. With galleries and underground locales dotting the city, many of these spaces are difficult to access in one night. The chauffeured van […]

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By Antoinette George, Akron Art Museum On February 1, 1922, the Akron Art Museum opened its doors as the Akron Art Institute in two borrowed rooms in the basement of the city’s public library. In the past 90 years, the museum has survived and grown despite significant hardships including the Great Depression a disastrous fire, […]

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By Megen Balda, Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies When The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (SPCO) and Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies (GTCYS) entered into a strategic alliance this past July, a major goal was to introduce new artistic and programmatic collaborations between the two organizations.  The first of such opportunities was held on January 14, 2012 when 330 GTCYS […]

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