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FilmGate Interactive, a Knight Arts grantee, returns with another week-long event “at the crossroads of film, technology and interactive storytelling.” The festival, which runs from February 1-8, is the brainchild of Executive Director Diliana Alexander. Alexander, whom I interviewed last year, spoke with me again about the creative value the festival will generate for local […]

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There was a time when Georgia was booming with the sounds of Miami bass music. Many rappers were influenced by Uncle Luke, also known as Luther Campbell. One of those lyrical geniuses was Raheem the Dream. His rap style was smooth, and he didn’t rush his flow. In a lot of his music, Raheem talks about […]

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Way back in early 2004, Jeff Kamin started a book club. There’s nothing terribly remarkable about a book club. At its most basic, a book club is a group of people coming together to discuss a book they’ve all read, sharing their likes and dislikes. If you poll a room full of people, it’s likely […]

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Weathervane Playhouse, a Knight Arts grantee, commissioned Cleveland area writer Michael Oatman to create a play. That he did. His “Crazy Man,” which is set in south Akron, deals head on with some uncomfortable situations about race relations. Oatman’s play begins with two young African-American students coming on stage talking about having just seen a […]

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By Sarah Beth Nesbit, ZERO1 ZERO1 has kicked off the New Year with the announcement around their brand new website for American Arts Incubator, an international artist exchange program planned in partnership with the U.S. State Departments Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Take a peek at americanartsincubator.org to learn more about the hybrid training […]

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There is a lot going on in the inspiration for “International Friendship Exhibition,” which opened up during Art Basel at Primary Projects. There are themes of contradiction, of propaganda, of the truly bizarre world of North Korea. That’s right, the name actually is taken from a pavilion in that hermit kingdom filled with we can […]

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By Nicole Rupersburg, Springboard Exchange Jonathan Harwell-Dye’s career in the arts didn’t start out in the most obvious way. The Director of Communications for the Macon Arts Alliance began as a science illustration major at the University of Georgia, where he worked with scientists doing etymological illustrations, translating the world of science into the artistic […]

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Inside the “Hall of Wonders” at Cranbrook

Published on January 20, 2015 by in Detroit

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Cranbrook Art Museum has a stellar lineup this winter, including a new exhibit co-curated by Shelley Selim, a 2013–2015 Jeanne and Ralph Graham Collections fellow, and Laura Mott, curator of Contemporary Art and Design. The pair teamed up for “The Cranbrook Hall of Wonders: Artworks, Objects, and Natural Curiosities,” an inspired installation in the tradition […]

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  The Knight Arts Challenge in South Florida opens in less than a week. And if you’re interested in applying for funding, we hope you will join us for one of our upcoming events where you can learn more about the challenge and get your questions answered. RELATED LINK “Knight Arts Challenge launches Jan. 26” […]

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The art of making beer has become a popular trend that’s sweeping the globe. The term microbrewing has evolved to be known as crafting beer. Since the industry has peaked, labeling the business as micro no longer makes sense. There was a time when the art of making craft beer was referred to as an […]

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