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The Knight Arts program is now seeking grant opportunities in Macon 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 Program Director Beverly Blake.

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Fantastic fundraisers and solid sponsorships are key elements when it comes to planning a festival or event. Many of these productions are created to help with a cause marketing effort where donations are essential. While other events may be generated for profit with a dual purpose of enlightening the community, it’s also necessary to have investors […]

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Kwanzaa is often thought of as an African American holiday that takes the place of Christmas. This cultural celebration was created by Dr. Maulana Karenga to help blacks in the United States embrace the lifestyle of their ancestors. Dr. Karenga introduced this concept in 1966 during a time coined as the Black Freedom Movement. This […]

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By Nicole Rupersburg, Springboard Exchange Like so many other artists, Charles Ladson had an interest in art and painting at an early age but didn’t think it was something he could pursue as a career. Ladson’s granddad and mom were both interested in the arts: he was a hobby painter, and she was an art […]

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During January, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy of advocating for racial equality is highlighted by acknowledging his birthday as a national holiday. In addition, all around the world, people conduct ceremonies, marches and parades to honor Dr. King. For January 2015, The 567 Center for Renewal has come up with a very artistic way […]

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By Stephanie Fritz, Macon Arts Alliance Amplify, a professional development program of Macon Arts Alliance, a Knight Arts grantee, held its first workshop at the Terminal Station on Tuesday, November 11. The mission of Amplify is to build and support a community of creative entrepreneurs in central Georgia with resources, experience, skills, collaboration, and connections. […]

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C.H.O.I.C.E. International is the acronym for Cultivating Healthier Options in Communities Everywhere. This nonprofit organization was founded in 2012 by Veronda Ford to help people maintain a sound mental, physical and spiritual state of being. If individuals in society can have outlets to overcome the many obstacles that will be faced during everyday living, they can […]

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Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, Damon L. Brown now resides in the Middle Georgia area. He plays gospel and jazz with his saxophone. Although he can play other instruments like the piano and drums, his first love is the saxophone. Brown is an artist who doesn’t have a problem playing gospel and secular music; in […]

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Pop-up art galleries and businesses are a very popular trend, nowadays. Of course, as artists, we aren’t hesitant to accept opportunities to show off our talents. Well, this concept is not just beneficial for branding and selling the creative product or services. It’s also a very good approach for realtors to partner with creators to […]

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  There’s an interesting concept going on around town with the Corner Concerts. Just imagine going to a show every month at a different location where indie artists are the headline acts. Some of these events may occur on the top floor of a parking deck, while others may take place in a huge warehouse. […]

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Fashion embraces so many arts disciplines – acting, dancing, designing, singing, speaking and writing. A little more than 40 years ago, Eleanor Lambert, a marketer of fashion, teamed up with Gerald Van der Kemp, a conservator of the Versailles palace, to raise funds for its renovations. Their philanthropic idea spawn into a landmark battle of American and […]

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