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Bridget Riley focus of Bechtler Museum gallery talk

Charlotte // January 12, 2015

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This evening, Monday, January 12th, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art will host a gallery talk with Karen Stock, Associate Professor of Art History at Winthrop University, in conjunction with its current exhibition “British Invasion.” Stock will explore the work of Bridget Riley in this Modern Monday event, which is a programmatic series offering opportunities […]

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Arab-American spoken word poet Andrea Assaf
 comes to Miami

Miami, Poetry // January 12, 2015

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Andrea Assaf

Every January, Tigertail Productions produces SpeakOut—a performance, series of community workshops and poetry slam focused on LGBTQ teens led by a nationally recognized LGBTQ poet. This year Arab-American spoken word poet Andrea Assaf will be in residence, and she’ll lead school and community workshops, a poetry slam for LGBTQ youth and a reading for a […]

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Cultural groups large and small receive funding in Charlotte

Charlotte // January 11, 2015

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This week, Knight Foundation is celebrating the arts in Charlotte. I’m excited to join Dennis Scholl, Knight’s vice president for arts, in recognizing those organizations – large and small – receiving a combined $1 million in Knight funding as they continue to make Charlotte such a great place to live, work and play. With Patricia […]

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Let’s get the 2015 art party started

Miami // January 9, 2015

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Tonight will be as good night as any to kickstart the new year with art, and two of our more interesting galleries will help out. Gallery Diet starts off 2015 with a solo exhibit from Charley Friedman, “Western Code.” The multimedia artist, based mostly in Brooklyn, has shown with the gallery several times before (this is […]

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DanceCleveland to present legendary dance company Pilobolus

Akron, Dance // January 9, 2015

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How many dance companies do you know that take their name from a fungus – and at that, a particular volatile breed that can propel itself and stick on the surface of whatever it aims at? Perhaps that kind of funny connection occurred to the Dartmouth College dancers who began the group Pilobolus back in […]

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“Citizenfour” at Cinema Detroit documents the documentation of America

Detroit // January 9, 2015

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Beginning on Friday, January 2nd, Cinema Detroit (a.k.a. The Burton Theater, a.k.a. Cass City Cinema) has been screening Citizenfour, the Laura Poitras documentary that exhaustively documents the circumstances surrounding the notorious leak of National Security Agency documents and practices by NSA contractor Edward Snowden. Over the course of the documentary, Snowden contacts various journalists, including Poitras and Glenn […]

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Victor Spinski retrospective at The Clay Studio

KAC Philadelphia, Philadelphia // January 8, 2015

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Victor Spinski was, by all accounts, a distinctive individual whose personality carried through to each of his many nuanced artworks. The Clay Studio, a Knight Arts grantee, is currently exhibiting a retrospective of the late ceramic artist’s career that originated at West Chester University’s Knauer Gallery before making its way to Philadelphia. Full of visual […]

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Open mic Akron at the Electric Pressure Cooker held in Pub Bricco

Akron, Dance, Music, Poetry, Theater // January 8, 2015

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Not long ago I caught an interview of National Public Radio. The guest was well-known comedian, writer, producer, actor and TV personality Louis CK. He talked at length about the benefit of open mic venues where he could try new materials – to see how it all sounded in his voice, so to speak, and […]

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ASC’s Connect with Culture Day

Charlotte // January 8, 2015

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The Arts & Science Council (ASC), the primary advocate and fundraiser for Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural sector, launches its 2015 Annual Fund Drive with a new Connect with Culture Day on Saturday, January 10th. This free day-long celebration will feature a range of cultural experiences, from a poetry slam workshop with Quentin Talley to a performance by Opera […]

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Black Dog is a hub for Lowertown St. Paul’s arts and culture

St. Paul // January 7, 2015

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“I consider the Black Dog my art work.” – Sara Remke Everyone’s favorite neighborhood has that great little bar, coffee shop or restaurant that feels comfortable and warm but also promises surprises and discovery of new things. In Lowertown St. Paul, that place is on the corner of Fourth and Broadway, and it’s called the […]

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