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The Knight Arts program is now seeking grant opportunities in San Jose that can create transformational and sustainable change through artistic excellence and collective cultural experiences. If you’re interested in learning more about working with Knight in the arts, please contact San Jose Program Director Daniel Harris.

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Starting today, the Cinequest film festival in San Jose/Silicon Valley will showcase films created by young people, using their stories as a way to inspire positive social change. Picture the Possibilities empowers young people from all over the world with the innovative tools, mentors and training necessary to produce the films. The program also connects them with leaders […]

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By Randy Bobst-McKay, Symphony Silicon Valley Valentine’s Day brought Carmen to the San Jose International Airport.  Nine Random Acts of Culture™ performances featured Symphony Silicon Valley’s concertmaster on violin and two singers from Opera San Jose bringing to life Bizet’s most familiar music.  The performances at various gates while passengers waited for their flights and at the baggage […]

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By Randy Bobst-McKay, Symphony Silicon Valley Valentine’s Day brought Carmen to the San Jose International Airport, Intel’s corporate headquarters, several area malls, restaurants and even the 500-member San Jose chapter of Rotary International.  These 17 Random Acts of Culture™ performances featured Symphony Silicon Valley’s concertmaster on violin and two singers from Opera San Jose bringing to life […]

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The heart of love

Published on 22 December 2011 by in San Jose

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Submitted by Moy Eng, Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) As I reflect on the holiday season and the pervasive, rampant gift buying, the greatest gift we can receive is love.  Love given openly, freely, generously.  This is what I love about working at a music and art school.  Every day, every single day, a […]

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On May 24, Ballet San Jose surprised workers at Intel World Headquarters with performances of Dancing on a Dime. Why Does Knight Foundation Fund Random Acts of Culture™? Knight Foundation, like its founders Jack and Jim Knight, focuses on promoting informed and engaged communities. To that end, we strongly believe in the potential of the […]

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On Oct 1, Opera San Jose surprised attendees at the Grantmakers in the Arts conference with a performance from Carmen. Why Does Knight Foundation Fund Random Acts of Culture™? Knight Foundation, like its founders Jack and Jim Knight, focuses on promoting informed and engaged communities. To that end, we strongly believe in the potential of […]

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On Sept 19, 2011 Ballet San Jose surprised attendees at the National Conference on Foundations with a spontaneous ballet performance set to Gershwin. Why Does Knight Foundation Fund Random Acts of Culture™? Knight Foundation, like its founders Jack and Jim Knight, focuses on promoting informed and engaged communities. To that end, we strongly believe in […]

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In May 2011, Ballet San Jose surprised travelers at San Jose International Airport with performances. 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 and engaged communities. To that end, we strongly believe in the potential of the […]

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By Evy Schiffman, Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) As the children watch the painter creating the mural at their school, they are eager to provide helpful suggestions and critical commentary. “I don’t think that the apple should be green,” says one boy. “The green will blend in too much. You need a color […]

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ZERO1 Garage: An inside look

Published on 04 November 2011 by in San Jose

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By Joel Slayton, ZERO 1 October 27 marked the kick-off of the ZERO1 Garage, where principles of artistic creativity will be applied to real world innovation challenges. The buzz among the 40 participants – who included art world professionals, business leaders, tech entrepreneurs, and policy makers – was at high pitch. Seated at four round tables, […]

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