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FEAST Miami. Photo: Heber Siqueiros.

FEAST Miami is a meals-based micro-funding project that hosts pop-up dinners to support emerging artists and arts organizations with small grants. These grants are used by the winning artists to execute their projects that will ultimately have a direct impact on our culture and our economy. I spoke with FEAST Miami co-founder Chef Loren Pulitzer […]

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The River City Revue returns this week for another summer of “babysitter-worthy events for people of the Twin Cities to come out and experience their national park.” In a video promoting the event (see above), Dan Dressler of the National Park Service describes the Mississippi riverfront as natural treasure hidden in plain view, “going from bluff to bluff […]

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Ten-minute plays, eight of them, put on back to back, with the public voting on the best among them. That’s the tradition that Weathervane Playhouse, a Knight Arts grantee, is maintaining as it is building up for the 4th annual 8×10 Theatrefest to be held during the weekend of July 11-13. You can imagine that […]

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If you do a Google search, you can find out that if you see a possum in your dreams, it means that what seems apparent on the surface isn’t necessarily true, and that you need to dig beneath the surface to discover what is what. Maybe if you are from Virginia, like playwright Ed Falco, […]

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A quick summary of the musical “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” which is being presented at Weathervane Playhouse, a Knight Arts grantee, is that it is a long, almost three-hour comedy bolstered by some great performances from the cast (and that includes the ensemble players). Set in the French Riviera in a place called Beaumont-sur-mer, the major […]

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Beginning Saturday morning, 10 a.m. on June 14, Minneapolis/St. Paul residents will be able to travel by light rail between the Twin Cities’ downtown areas. Conscientious drivers and cyclists are boning up on new share-the-road signage and safety rules. The months of construction and navigating around “the Trench” are just a memory. The trains are […]

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The Second Annual Macon-Bibb County Arts Advocacy Breakfast will focus on how artistic talent can be a driving force that boosts the wealth of all communities. Chris Allers, the executive vice president for the Georgia Center for Nonprofits, has functioned in the arena of nonprofits for more than 20 years. Allers has co-founded and served […]

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Akron Civic Theatre, a Knight Arts grantee, is at it again – and nicely so. For the third time, the theater (through its Women’s Guild) will be putting on a play (as in producing it) with an all-city cast of high school students in three performances June 14-15. The choice this year is “Bye Bye […]

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“Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother” is playwright and director Rick Shiomi’s first new work since his departure from Mu Performing Arts (a Knight Arts grantee) last year. At Saturday’s stripped-down workshop performance of the play at Dreamland Arts, Shiomi described the work as “about halfway there;” he said he had some tweaking yet to […]

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Photo by Alexey Taran from Bistoury Physical Theatre and Film

Carlota Pradera returns to the Miami Theater Center as part of its 2013-2014 SandBox Series for the premiere of “Bare Bones,” an experimental dance performance featuring special guest artist Lazaro Godoy, who has just returned after a few years performing in Israel. I sat down with Pradera & Godoy on floor of the SandBox Theater […]

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