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Disco is the theme for this year’s Taste of the Arts: Studio 54

Dance, Macon, Music // July 28, 2014

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While some cities have a cultural arts department, the Macon Arts Alliance, a Knight Arts grantee, partners with Macon-Bibb County as an arts agency that serves the same purpose. Each year, they hold a fundraiser where our 60 plus arts’ organizations are invited to prepare dishes for competition. This year’s theme is centered around disco, and […]

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Harvest time for the fall CSA is just around the corner

Charlotte // July 28, 2014

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It is time for the Community Supported Art (CSA) fall growing season. That’s right – shares to receive nine limited-edition works of art from local Charlotte artists go on sale this Thursday July 31st at 10 a.m. The Community Supported Art Program started in 2013 and is based on the concept of Community Supported Agriculture, […]

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Pablo Cano creates magic out of debris South of Flagler

Miami, Theater // July 28, 2014

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Fred Astaire by Pablo Cano. Photo by Neil de la Flor.

Behind a beautiful, Spanish-style home just a few blocks south of Flagler Street is the Cricket Theater. The Cricket is Pablo Cano’s small performance space (think the size of a large bedroom) filled with props, backdrops and rows and rows of the famous and the infamous—Fred Astaire, Louis Armstrong, Princess Maha, Ukulele Lady, Piano Man […]

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St. Paul novelist Stephan Eirik Clark is the latest Hachette author to get the “Colbert bump”

St. Paul // July 28, 2014

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As of last week, one St. Paul author’s fortunes are definitely looking up: on the Monday, July 21 episode of Comedy Central’s “Colbert Report,” author-turned-phenom Edan Lepucki plugged Stephan Eirik Clark’s new book, “Sweetness #9”. It’s a nod that’s already given the Twin Cities novelist’s pre-sales a coveted “Colbert bump”. Have you been following the stand-off […]

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Baroque orchestra Apollo’s Fire announces 2014-15 season

Akron, Music // July 25, 2014

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Apollo’s Fire (a Knight arts grantee) has been in the business of making Baroque music for 23 years now, with 20 of those years featuring performance in the Akron area. Now it’s set to launch another big musical season. The musical troupe, led by founder and Music Director Jeannette Sorrell, also has managed to gather up […]

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A night of comedy with Brian Posehn and local comic Brad Wenzel at the Magic Bag Theater

Detroit // July 25, 2014

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Self-deprecation is a prime tool in the stand-up comedy arsenal, and it provides a strong counterpoint to the practice of making fun at the expense of others. However, comic Brian Posehn (best known for his turns on “Mr. Show,” “The Sarah Silverman Program,” “The Comedians of Comedy” and a recurring appearance on “Just Shoot Me”) […]

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Talk about the true surfaces of artist Lynne Golob Gelfman

Miami // July 25, 2014

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The abstract paintings of Miami-based Lynne Golob Gelfman are all about surface. Surfaces that seem to shimmer and move, sometimes looking like waves rippling on the beach, or the shifting sand beneath them. At other times they can be reminiscent of topographical aerial images of a desert landscape, or a close-up of a rolling sand […]

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A menagerie of images from abstract to informative at Print Center

Philadelphia // July 24, 2014

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The upstairs of The Print Center is a vibrant place this summer with a pair of exhibits that delve into the illustrative and the abstract, as well as history, transportation and nature. In one half of the gallery, artist Allison Bianco displays over 30 prints in her solo show, “The Baby Powder Trick,” which deals […]

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A bright and bold show at Projective Eye

Charlotte // July 24, 2014

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Through Sept. 24 the Projective Eye Gallery at UNC Charlotte’s Center City building has on display a bright and bold show featuring the artworks of Linda Luise Brown, Marge Loudon Moody and Greg Scott. The exhibition, “CHROMA: Lyrical Lines and Compulsive Color,” is enticing for the vibrant colors that leap off the white gallery walls and the compilation […]

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Actor Matthew Glass on the talent and aspirations of South Florida’s theater scene

Miami, Theater // July 24, 2014

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Matthew Glass.

It’s not easy being an actor in South Florida and Matthew Glass isn’t afraid to do something about it. His love of acting and theater sparked an idea in him that may, just may, revitalize the community. He plans to host a weekly Michael Chekhov Physical Actor’s Training Intensive every Monday. The intensive will focus […]

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