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The main show at MOCA is the huge solo exhibit from Wangechi Mutu, and more on that amazing survey of works in a separate review. But tucked into the back of the museum is another gem, “Flat Rock” from Brooklyn-based Virginia Overton. When you leave the gray, wool-covered walls of the front space, you encounter […]

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Cedric Andrieux. Photo by Marco Caselli Nirmal.

Deciding where to invest one’s cultural dollars can be a challenge. That’s why Tigertail Productions has announced a Knight Arts Challenge Special: half off all FLA-FRA

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The latest special exhibit at the DIA, “Samurai: Beyond the Sword,” seeks to contextualize one of history’s most romanticized figures, the samurai warriors of Edo period Japan. The Edo period spanned 1603 to 1867 and witnessed a great flourishing of culture under the relatively stable rule of the Tokugawa shogunate. Having served to help consolidate […]

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With a smattering of printmaking, painting and installations, Fleisher Art Memorial is in the midst of their third Wind Challenge event of the past year. Each Wind Challenge event by this Knight Arts grantee highlights three emerging artists, this year from a pool of 239 applicants, with the goal of advancing their careers and exposure […]

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Milton Esterow, ARTnews editor and publisher, will speak at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art on April 24th at 7 p.m. Esterow will discuss “How to Look at Art without Feeling Inferior,” sharing his ample knowledge and experience with the art world garnered over 60 years as an arts journalist, editor, gallery director, author and […]

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For the last three years, the Tubman African American Museum (a Knight Arts grantee), has held its annual Pan African Festival in downtown Macon at the Douglass Theatre and in the Cherry Street Plaza. Previously, the majority of the festivities took place in Central City Park. Changing the location of this event has attracted more […]

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Pro tip: Don’t follow the link to Button Poetry’s YouTube channel unless you’ve got an hour to spend poring through the archive. Trust me. I’ve lost track of all kinds of “work” time to the talented poet-performers featured there after clicking a link shared on Facebook – hours, probably. I have lost time to them, but […]

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LitCrawl Miami

Published on April 21, 2014 by in Miami, Poetry

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Lace up those sneakers, select a designated driver and come to South Beach for the first-ever (and hopefully annual) LitCrawl Miami. LitCrawl, somewhat invented in San Francisco,

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By Adrienne Kenton, BlackStar Film Festival The producing committee and advisory board of the BlackStar Film Festival in Philadelphia held a special cocktail reception, sponsored by The Capital Grille, to celebrate past and future donors of the fledgling festival. Attendees included prominent supporters of arts and culture including Knight Foundation Philadelphia Program Director Donna Frisby-Greenwood. […]

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By Dangerous Productions Things are hopping in Frogtown, Saint Paul. Dangerous Productions has teamed up with a consortium of other local arts organizations and individuals to turn the once-troubled Saint Paul neighborhood into a unique and thriving cultural destination. How? By any means possible. For the past two years, Dangerous Productions’ HAPPY MINNESOTA project has […]

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