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Akron Symphony Orchestra was on [Francis Scott] Key in “O’er the Land of the Free” concert

Akron, Music // September 19, 2014

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There’s an old saying that if you want a standing ovation, play the national anthem at the end. Well, the Akron Symphony Orchestra, a Knight Arts grantee, did just that, but would have received a standing ovation in any case. At the September 13 concert, Akron Symphony Orchestra celebrated the 200th anniversary to the day […]

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Tiger Strikes Asteroid gets down and dirty

Philadelphia // September 18, 2014

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The urban landscape is littered – literally – with the discarded stuff of (mostly human) life. Food refuse, trash, industrial decay… bits and pieces, and odds and ends that have lost their meaning by way of their inglorious disposal. While it may be the ultimate cliché to say that one person’s trash is another’s treasure, […]

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A pop-up gallery and new space at the Mint Museum

Charlotte // September 18, 2014

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The Mint Museum announced the addition of a new, experimental space on level 5 of the Uptown location this week across from the Mattye and Marc Silverman Grand Room. This 15,000-square-foot expansion space was part of the original construction of Levine Center for the Arts, but it was left unfinished when the Uptown location opened […]

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Carolyn Dorfman sets “Odisea” on Dance Now! Miami

Dance, Miami // September 18, 2014

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Photo: Paula Lobo Odisea.

“Odisea” is part of choreographer Carolyn Dorfman’s The Legacy Project—her tireless exploration of the trials and traumas of the Jewish diaspora. In “Odisea,” Dorfman chronicles the persecution and odyssey (or odisea) of 23 Jewish refugees who fled Recífe, Brazil for America in 1654. Created in 2004, “Odisea” commemorates the 350th anniversary of this odyssey. “I […]

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GABBAfest 2014 attracts musicians and Allman Brothers Band fans

Dance, Macon, Music // September 17, 2014

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The Allman Brothers Band had a unique way of bringing all types of people together in the name of music. They were an essential force of crossing cultures and placing Macon on the global radar. The Allman Brothers Band planted a family tree that still stands strong, and you don’t have to be kinfolk to […]

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Crafty Planet, mnartists.org and Silverwood Park want to take you on a Field Trip

Music, Poetry, St. Paul // September 17, 2014

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The weather will be mild in the Twin Cities this Saturday, a lovely early fall sort of day perfect for a Field Trip. In Twin Cities’ Silverwood Park, visitors will find a full afternoon in store: more than 20 artist-led activities, a well-curated local craft fair, live performances of poetry and music, as well as […]

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Miami’s Rivera finds real thriller in writing score for Neeson film

Miami, Music // September 17, 2014

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When the new Liam Neeson thriller, A Walk Among the Tombstones, makes its debut Friday, at least one Miami man will be watching with more than the usual interest. That’s because Carlos Rafael Rivera wrote the score for the film, and the University of Miami lecturer found his first experience writing music for a movie […]

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None Too Fragile’s “The Sunset Limited” is a dark ride

Akron, Theater // September 17, 2014

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Someone who, when watching movies only selects action/adventure or comedy from the genre list, may not enjoy None Too Fragile’s production of Cormac McCarthy’s “The Sunset Limited.” But worry not; there’s a lot going for it. McCarthy’s dark drama has very little action. Director Sean Derry has provided stage directions – with the two characters […]

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Some crosstown art action

Miami // September 16, 2014

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The artist-run downtown space Dimensions Variable has decided to throw a show across the causeway in collaboration with ArtCenter South Florida in the main Lincoln Road gallery, cleverly called “On Location.” The three featured female artists, Nellie Appleby, Allison Matherly and Cristina Lei Rodriguez, all work with nature, or how we end up interacting and […]

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MOCAD kicks down September’s door with John Maggie and The People’s Biennial

Detroit // September 16, 2014

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It is daunting to even consider summing up the MOCAD’s stunning “People’s Biennial 2014,” which opened on Friday, September 12th and will run through January 5th of next year. Before anything else is said, a huge tip of the hat is due to curators Harrell Fletcher and Jens Hoffman, and the entire crew of the […]

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