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By Dennis Scholl Six years ago, Knight Foundation President Alberto Ibargüen asked me to develop a national arts program for the foundation focused on building community through the arts. Today, I’m excited to share a new report that chronicles our progress and introduces you to the many people and projects that have surprised us with […]

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If it ain’t baroque, don’t fix it. That could be a twist on the cooperative way that Akron Baroque, a Knight Arts grantee, goes about the business of planning concert programs. For the upcoming “Venetian Splendor” concert that will feature composers Tomaso Albinoni and Antonio Vivaldi, organist and harpsichordist Valerie Thorson took the collaborative lead […]

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The Georgia Municipal Association is a nonprofit conglomerate that was created to go to bat for cities in Georgia. As of this date, 521 townships are members of the Georgia Municipal Association, which provides a plethora of services to help its members make their cities prosper. The Georgia Municipal Association, also referred to as GMA, […]

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Innovative theater begins with Shira Abergel. Her traveling theater wagon concept won a Knight Arts Challenge grant and, despite the pot holes and glitches along the way, she’s ready to get hers built. This Thursday, April 23rd at the Miami Theater Center, the spirit of Baba Yaga (a supernatural being from Slavic folklore) emerges during […]

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It’s been a historical year for the Akron Symphony Orchestra, which has lately themed its concerts around important, stirring and poignant events in American life and culture. Last September, ASO performed “O’er the Land of the Free” in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the writing of the national anthem. The title for the concert […]

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We’re well past the spring holidays, but the season hasn’t quite ended yet. Indeed, there are several concerts taking place just this weekend, plus earlier this month, the Mainly Mozart music festival announced programming that will go through June. Seraphic Fire This week’s concerts feature three vocal soloists and a small chamber orchestra in two […]

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According to Val Renner, programming director of the Akron Civic Theatre, the Angie Haze Project is the “epitome of one of the success stories” for the theater. One of the Akron Civic’s aims under its Knight Arts grant is to bring in and promote local talent. Last year, when the Angie Haze Project appeared in […]

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Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons Rediscovered”? No, the classic and famous musical composition wasn’t lost. For Apollo’s Fire (a Knight Arts grantee) and its founder and music director Jeannette Sorrell, the title of the Baroque music orchestra’s upcoming concert refers to finding and using the original source material for the concerto – four sonnets, which may have […]

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One of the most eclectic places in downtown Macon happens to be a Knight Arts grantee called Fresh Produce Records. Everything outside of the norm definitely happens at this business venue. You may be strolling down Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and witness an old school bus being transformed into a party bus in the […]

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Each year, The 11th Hour, a local newspaper that covers Middle Georgia, produces a Readers Choice Awards ceremony to recognize key players who make up the community, dining and entertainment scenes. This year’s award concert and presentation will take place on April 11th. One of the categories generating the most buzz and anticipation is the competition for […]

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