Somethin’ Happenin’ Here

Published on October 8, 2012 by in St. Paul

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By Andriana Abariotes, Twin Cities Local Initiatives Support Coalition  I have a colleague who loves to quote this Buffalo Springfield song when he’s trying to explain the shift that is happening in neighborhoods here in the Twin Cities.  And, as the song goes–what it is ain’t exactly clear—has been the easiest way to frame what we’re […]

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Gladeswoman

Published on October 8, 2012 by in Miami

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By Andrea Clark Mason, AIRIE “If a baby rattler gets inside your house, just sweep it out with a broom,” Alan, the head of Pine Island Interpretation tells me.  I am neighbors with the deadly coral snake, who likes to sunbathe under blue skies.  If I’m bitten, no trip to the hospital will help.  I’ll be a […]

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By Peter Leggett, Walker West Music Academy On Saturday, September 15th, Walker West Music Academy welcomed more than 75 students, family members, faculty, friends and supporters for “A Taste of Music” Open House. The event began with a performance outside of the building from the American History Band Project led by Walker West faculty member […]

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By Maris Bish, The Wolfsonian-FIU This month, The Wolfsonian–Florida International University presents a new exhibit Politics on Paper: Election Posters and Ephemera from The Wolfsonian–FIU Collection. The installation, which showcases election posters and other political ephemera from the United States and Europe between 1918 and 1945, draws from the collections of The Wolfsonian–FIU and the Mitchell […]

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Most of us take our sight for granted. We see a beautiful Impressionist painting and immediately can enjoy the variation in color and play of light or we look at a marble sculpture and admire the curves and lines of the form. Rarely do we stop to wonder about how those who cannot see experience […]

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Boots | CircX

The Miami based performance troupe CircX celebrated its 10th anniversary at the Fillmore with a salaciously disjointed collage of burlesque acts that fit beautifully within the bizarre context of South Beach, where the line

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There’s something immediately disarming about a diorama — engagement comes so naturally. You have lean in, maybe even pick up a magnifying glass, to see all the detail properly; it’s impossible to remain aloof and passive when you look one over. And seen up close, a diorama offers a distinctly nostalgic, familiar pleasure. The visual […]

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Three exhibits are currently on display the Museum of Arts and Sciences, a Knight Arts grantee. The largest of the three is “Ceramics from the Permanent Collection,” which features items for the museum’s collection of about 400 pieces of Georgia folk pottery and contemporary ceramics. The second is “Dixie Stewart: Gifts to the Permanent Collection.” Stewart […]

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The 2012 Knight Arts Challenge Miami is bigger and better than ever with the addition of its first People’s Choice Award. Knight Foundation has selected five local nominees from this year’s group of finalists – the rest is up to you.Vote for your favorite and the winner will receive $20,000 for their Miami art project. Click here to watch profiles […]

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We’re giving you one more opportunity this week to ask questions before the Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia deadline at midnight on Oct. 15.  Join our live web chat this Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 1 to 2 p.m. at KnightArts.org. Just type in your questions and get real-time answers from Knight Foundation staff. Last week, Philadelphia […]

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