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Saturday, December 13th was the opening for “Welcoming a Bygone Landscape,” a two-man show at the Cass Café, featuring the combined woodsy wonderland of work by artists Matthew Hanna and James Milostan. Setting the tone with a thematically tight assemblage of collage/mixed media works—nearly 20 in the collection, produced over a single year—Matthew Hanna’s works […]

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  The main galleries upstairs at the Freedom Tower, part of MDC Museum of Art + Design gallery system, are expansive, white-walled spaces. They can have a tendency to dwarf the art that is shown in them; it can be a tricky place to exhibit certain types of works. Such is not the case with […]

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The motif that recurs in the Archive Space at Crane Arts is a product of Gregory Labold–or perhaps just as accurately, the product of a humble little mushroom. A radial pattern of lines emerges from the center point of a circular shape, which is subsequently repeated countless times in the small space on the walls, […]

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For the Love of black theater

Published on December 15, 2014 by in Charlotte

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By Quentin Talley, OnQ Productions Recently, OnQ wrapped up its first production of the season, For The Love of Harlem, to rave reviews from audiences and critics alike. This original musical, written by Jermaine Nakia Lee with musical direction by Tyrone Jefferson & A Sign of The Times of the Carolinas, looked at the lives […]

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By Aileen Alon, OLCDC Members of Americans for the Arts, the leading organization for advancing the arts and arts education in America, have elected Aileen Alon as a member of their national advisory council for the Emerging Leaders Council (ELC). Alon will advise Americans for the Arts’ staff on developing programs and services that will […]

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This festive time of year brings lots of holiday happenings across the Queen City. If you are looking for some Christmas cheer or New Year’s mayhem, be sure to check out these events. For the eyes: Charlotte Ballet’s “Nutcracker”: December 18-23 with matinee performances at 2 p.m. and evening performances at 7 p.m. Magical choreography […]

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Shaneeka Harrell is Cassius Clay

Published on December 15, 2014 by in Dance, Miami, Theater

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Shaneeka Harrell embodying Cassius as part of the Weird Miami Bus Tour. Photo by Naomi Fisher.

Artist Shaneeka Harrell takes on the role of Cassius Clay (a.k.a. Muhammad Ali) in a new dance theater work that is currently under development at Inkub8 (a Knight Arts grantee) as part of Thought Loom’s Synapse Performance Project (also a Knight Arts grantee). The idea for Harrell’s portrayal of Clay came from the Muhammad Ali: […]

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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 J.C. Pérez-Duthie, Miami-based freelance writer For decades now, the image of Miami has gone from retirement haven to paradise lost to playground of the world. It’s also sometimes viewed as a bit strange. Lucas Leyva wants to make sure it remains that way: weird. RELATED LINK “Borscht movie fest spurs a filmmaking boom in […]

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Forget wine and food pairings. The McColl Center for Art + Innovation has created a much more satisfying and sensual duet with wine and art. Now in its seventh year, the Palate to Palette event pairs an artist with a special wine to create an unusual fusion between the artist’s work and your taste buds. […]

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