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Public Pool mans up with “Beer, Bacon and Bullets”

Detroit // November 21, 2014

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Public Pool hosted a playful investigation of several hallmarks of traditional masculinity with “Beer, Bacon and Bullets,” a three-man show featuring the work of Alexander Buzzalini, Angelo Conti and Matthew Hunt. Hunt was the primary contributor on the subject of beer, with multimedia pieces featuring live six packs (one of which was being emptied and […]

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Suzan-Lori Parks’ “Topdog/Underdog” at None Too Fragile Theater

Akron, Theater // November 21, 2014

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None Too Fragile Theater is noted for regularly bringing tense and darkly comic tales to the stage. It’s done it again with Suzan-Lori Parks’ “Topdog/Underdog.” The Pulitzer Prize-winning script is densely and intricately written; it requires a lot of thought once you leave the performance. That’s a good thing with theater and a reason to […]

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Palm Beach Opera successfully matches grant

Miami // November 20, 2014

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By Ceci Dadisman, director of communications Palm Beach Opera, a winner of the 2013 Knight Arts Challenge South Florida More than a year ago, we were excited to learn that we would receive an $80,000 Knight Arts Challenge matching grant from Knight Foundation. The funds from the Knight Arts Challenge were awarded to help subsidize […]

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100 Words Film Festival

Charlotte // November 20, 2014

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Shorts, an original film under 40 minutes, used to be a widely popular type of movie widely shown in conjunction with a major feature film in the early years of cinema. But with the extravagance of movie making these days both in terms of length, money and special effects, shorts have been relegated to the […]

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Tim Eads and his optical bacchanal at Pentimenti

Philadelphia // November 20, 2014

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The mind of Tim Eads must be an astonishing place. Fortunately, by setting foot in Pentimenti Gallery right now, it is possible to wade through the extraordinary imagery of this prolific patternmaker, and catch a brief glimpse of the fantastical features that pepper this artist’s outlandish imagination. In “Vector Forms,” we find an exuberant place […]

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Launching Symphony in D: A collaborative symphony by and for Detroit

Detroit // November 19, 2014

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MIT Media Lab composer Tod Machover. Photo by Priska Ketterer. What does Detroit sound like? Today, Knight Foundation is announcing a new partnership with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Composer Tod Machover of MITto find out by creating a collaborative symphony by, for and with the people of Detroit. Below, Machover writes about the process that will be […]

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Fans and friends honor Skydog with a benefit at the Cox Capitol Theatre

Dance, Macon, Music // November 19, 2014

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When you’re a native of Macon who travels, one of the most popular topics of discussion will be the Allman Brothers. Although Duane and Greg Allman are brothers who grew up in Florida, these hipsters, along with their revolving crew, helped to put Macon on the map worldwide. Duane Allman was born in Nashville, Tennessee and is one of the founders of the Allman Brothers Band. After […]

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“Trail Magic” to be presented by Wandering Aesthetics at Balch Street Theatre

Akron, Theater // November 19, 2014

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Wandering Aesthetics co-founders Kyle Jozsa and Benjamin Rexroad are taking some personal experience and expanding on it by collaborating with local artists and groups in order to bring a new play, “Trail Magic,” to the Balch Street Theatre. Jozsa and Rexroad went on the 2,186 mile hike along the Appalachian Trail last year. Jozsa turned […]

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Catch one of the last readings in the 2015 Saint Paul Almanac Lit Fest

Poetry, St. Paul // November 19, 2014

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The crew behind Saint Paul Almanac and Cracked Walnut have been busy since early October, hosting readings in venues all over the city – 16 in all – for the 2015 Saint Paul Almanac Literary Festival. The lit fest concludes this year with events on Thursday, Saturday and next Monday, at Common Good Books, Amsterdam […]

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Give Miami Day should be good for arts, too

Miami // November 19, 2014

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The Miami Foundation’s Give Miami Day hopes to top last year’s $3.2 million total of giving in this year’s 24-hour donate-a-thon that begins Thursday. A lot of worth nonprofits are competing for dollars in this event, and that includes arts groups: Seraphic Fire, the Miami Symphony, the SoBe Arts Institute, the South Beach Chamber Ensemble, […]

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