Music @ the Market

Published on April 30, 2014 by in Philadelphia

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By Reading Terminal Market Six horn players walk through the crowded aisles of the Reading Terminal Market, making music. Two drummers await them in the Market’s Center Court. Led by one of Philadelphia’s icons of jazz, music director/tenor saxophonist Sam Reed, they play a tight, intense version of Sonny Rollins’ iconic Tenor Madness for a […]

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By Davis Rivera, Philadelphia Film Festival Andrew Gitomer’s Past Present Future is a feature-length film about two close friends who had had an on-again, off-again relationship since high school, and meet up for the first time after three years apart. The film is structured so that the audience is able to see the course of […]

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This is the wrap-up weekend for two local orchestras, with the New World Symphony and the Miami Symphony Orchestra ending their seasons in big fashion. The New World offers another in its cycle of symphonies by Gustav Mahler as conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas. This time it’s the Seventh, usually considered the least commercial of […]

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If you happen to admire architecture, gardens and interior design, the Hay House Spring Stroll of Macon Houses and Gardens will enlighten your creativity for commercial and residential purposes. Starting Friday, May 2 through Sunday, May 4, there will be a tour of Macon’s exclusive gardens in the Ingleside and Vista Circle stretch. Friday and Saturday, […]

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Exile Books wins FEAST Miami grant

Published on April 30, 2014 by in Miami, Poetry

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Amanda Keeley. Photo by Jorge Graupera.

In 2013, FEAST Miami, co-founded by Chef Loren Pulitzer and producer/curator Susan Caraballo, won a Knight Arts Challenge grant to support artistic and cultural initiatives through direct grants to artists and arts organizations. The grants are awarded during vegan pop-up dinners at art venues, and the diners who attend the dinners will vote for one […]

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By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer “It makes a little sound, like music,” the toddler whispers in her mother’s ear as she gazes, wide-eyed, engrossed, at El Anatsui’s gigantic piece, which seems about to devour her. And that gaze, which perceives the secret flutter, which sees better than any adult, is perhaps the best […]

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Cintas celebrates 50 years

Published on April 29, 2014 by in Miami

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It’s been 50 years now that the Cintas Foundation has been promoting cultural output from Cuba-born artists living and working outside of the island. Every year for half a century the foundation has awarded fellowships during an annual competition to writers, musicians and composers, architects and visual artists. The work of the latter is usually […]

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Upon entering the Rare Book Department at the Free Library of Philadelphia, it is easy to find oneself transported. Surely, being surrounded by cuneiform tablets, ancient Bibles, and all manner of seminal literary works is enough to remind each of us that we are standing on the shoulders of giants, but if a reminder was […]

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On Wednesday, April 30th, The Greening of Detroit will be hosting a future-building event, Living Green in the D!, which includes a screening of the film Lean, Mean & Green, a documentary by Carrie Lezotte that premiered at the Detroit Film Theatre on September 25, 2013, and was also included in the Freep Film Festival […]

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By SPCO This past weekend, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra continued its tradition of championing new works and supporting modern composers with the premiere of Aaron Jay Kernis’s Viola Concerto. Co-commissioned by the SPCO, with the leadership support of Linda and Stuart Nelson, Idlyllwild Arts Academy, Chautauqua Institution, and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, the […]

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