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Read the title of Allison Bolah’s ongoing video project, “Tell Me About Your Mother,” and you’re bound to think of Freud – of therapists and apron strings that want cutting, the well-worn grooves of habit and personality born in childhood. But Bolah’s not interested in excavating the sins of mothers. Her project consists of a series […]

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Reviews of GroundWorks DanceTheater (a Knight Arts grantee) over the years (my own included) have talked about how the company has created important contemporary dance pieces. Important doesn’t always mean serious, either, for artistic director David Shimotakahara and associate Amy Miller have made some fun and lively dances. This time, however, in setting a work to […]

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By Ann Mintz, Reading Terminal Market Reading Terminal Market is a Philadelphia institution with an international flavor. Market merchants offer food from all over the world—Mexican, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, and many more. In June, world music complemented the many ethnic cuisines available every day. Traditionally, performances at the Reading Terminal Market take place between noon […]

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By Serlin Quah, ZERO1 In our brave new digital world, nothing goes unseen, but what happens in the dark? DARKNETbeta challenges the audience to walk the line between public and private self, examining security and anonymity in the digital age. Using audience cell phones and techniques currently employed by retailers to track consumers, we will […]

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By Laura Bruney, Arts & Business Council of Miami The offices of Zyscovich Architects looks out on the sun flecked waters of Biscayne Bay. In the foreground is renewed Bayfront park and across the bay South Beach. Views of cultural venues like Museum Park and the Adrienne Arsht Center showcase the arts that are helping […]

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By Roger Riddle, Macon-based writer For 15 years, summer in Macon has been synonymous with Bragg Jam, a music festival that uses multiple stages and venues to celebrate the lives of two local musicians, Brax and Tate Bragg. A tragic car accident in 1999 took the lives of the Bragg brothers and left a hole […]

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The representation of Latin musical influence in American music and pop culture has gone through any number of mutations. At times it has lent a certain panache, such as with Latin jazz, or the smooth sounds of the bossa nova. It’s associated with the ultimate suave dance with the big-band 1950s music of the mambo; […]

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Sunday, July 27th marked the closing of the MOCAD’s (a Knight Arts grantee) summer program, an eclectic assembly of exhibits with a light-hearted summer feel. The video gallery hosted, Projecting (see video above), a trio of works by video artist Dara Friedman: Musical (2007-2008), Dancer (2011), and PLAY (2013), all which feature everyday people assuming […]

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It’s hard being an artist early in their career and only a few years out of college. It’s the worst, right? Maybe. What about the hormonal, judgmental halls of high school? Well, New Boon(e) is exploring the art of members and friends made back in those not-so-distant days of yore for their high school art […]

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With fall just around the corner, the performing arts organizations in the Queen City are gearing up for exciting new seasons. The Charlotte Ballet 2014/2015 season tickets just went on sale August 1st, and the company is billing it as a “history-making season,” which is certainly the case, as it is the first full season […]

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