A new arts initiative for Akron

Published on September 20, 2014 by in Akron, All Communities

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Last year, Knight and the GAR Foundation released a survey on the arts in Akron that was telling. Related Link Akron arts community receives $6 million boost from Knight Foundation – KF Press release (09/21/14) Sign up for Knight Arts Challenge in Akron email updates We found a real hunger for arts and culture in […]

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Summer music enrichment program

Published on September 20, 2014 by in St. Paul

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By Peter E. Leggett, Walker West Music Academy After moving into the new Walker West facility at 760 Selby in June 2014, one of the most anticipated programs for Walker West faculty and staff was the 2014 Summer Music Enrichment Program. The Summer Music Enrichment Program is the Academy’s annual summer day camp. The program […]

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The N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art held the opening for its final program of 2014 on Friday, September 12th. All three galleries feature a new collection of works, with the main gallery dominated by the painted works of Herbert Gentry supplemented by works of his contemporaries, including Romare Bearden and Ed Clark. Gentry combines a […]

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DWNTWN Art Days are here again

Published on September 19, 2014 by in Miami

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  The third annual DWNTWN Arts Days fair in downtown Miami starts today, running through the weekend, with almost 170 events (mostly free) taking place around Downtown in art galleries and cultural institutions, including bike and walking tours and family-centric programming. But running through Sept. 28 will be the latest installment of site-specific, temporary public […]

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There’s an old saying that if you want a standing ovation, play the national anthem at the end. Well, the Akron Symphony Orchestra, a Knight Arts grantee, did just that, but would have received a standing ovation in any case. At the September 13 concert, Akron Symphony Orchestra celebrated the 200th anniversary to the day […]

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The urban landscape is littered – literally – with the discarded stuff of (mostly human) life. Food refuse, trash, industrial decay… bits and pieces, and odds and ends that have lost their meaning by way of their inglorious disposal. While it may be the ultimate cliché to say that one person’s trash is another’s treasure, […]

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The Mint Museum announced the addition of a new, experimental space on level 5 of the Uptown location this week across from the Mattye and Marc Silverman Grand Room. This 15,000-square-foot expansion space was part of the original construction of Levine Center for the Arts, but it was left unfinished when the Uptown location opened […]

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Photo: Paula Lobo Odisea.

“Odisea” is part of choreographer Carolyn Dorfman’s The Legacy Project—her tireless exploration of the trials and traumas of the Jewish diaspora. In “Odisea,” Dorfman chronicles the persecution and odyssey (or odisea) of 23 Jewish refugees who fled Recífe, Brazil for America in 1654. Created in 2004, “Odisea” commemorates the 350th anniversary of this odyssey. “I […]

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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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