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Artist Profile: Micheal E. Burdick

Detroit // September 5, 2014

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Rosie Sharp: Can you give me some bio info and background on your development as an artist? Are you self-trained, or did you study somewhere? Were you always a painter, or have you worked in other kinds of media? Michael Burdick: Drawing was always an outlet of escapism for me growing-up and I was fortunate […]

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Railroad photographs roll into Akron Art Museum

Akron // September 5, 2014

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Good morning America, how are ya? If that railroad allusion rings a bell, then go to the Akron Art Museum, a Knight Arts grantee, and take in one of its stellar and current exhibits. This one features works drawn from the Akron Art Museum’s extensive photography collection and several loaned works and is called “Along […]

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September Gallery Crawl in Southend

Charlotte // September 4, 2014

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A new month means one thing in Charlotte’s Southend: new exhibitions on view for the First Friday Gallery Crawl. Art galleries along Camden Road, Park Avenue and South Boulevard are open late tomorrow, September 5th, for a new round of art shows and other special programs. Plus crawlers can enjoy fabulous cuisine at the corner […]

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WetLand: a buoyant urban ecosystem and artist’s residence on the Delaware

KAC Philadelphia, Philadelphia // September 4, 2014

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If it looks like there’s a house sinking into the Delaware River at the Independence Seaport Museum Dock, that would actually be half true. Artist Mary Mattingly will be residing in the shack-like floating dwelling for the duration of FringeArts this September. The Knight Arts grantee project entitled “WetLand” is an experiment in sustainability and […]

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Seeing the world through the lens of Zoe Strauss

Philadelphia // September 3, 2014

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By Juan Carlos Pérez-Duthie Zoe Strauss looks at things differently. For years, the self-taught photographer, installation artist and community activist, has been capturing reality through her lens in ways that others often don’t see. Or don’t want to see. Strauss, who began her professional career as a photographer in 2000 by taking pictures of fringe […]

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Martin Devaney, Prairie Fire Lady Choir, SPCO and more take the stage at Mears Park for Concrete and Grass this week

Music, St. Paul // September 3, 2014

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After the record-breaking crowds at the Minnesota State Fair and the crush at Walker Art Center’s popular Internet Cat Video Festival, Concrete and Grass Lowertown Music Festival in Mears Park later this week is going to feel downright intimate. The atmosphere at this three-day St. Paul festival is neighborly – it’s the sort of event where, going […]

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Fred Snitzer goes downtown

Miami // September 3, 2014

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Well, it’s finally happened. After several years of planning to leave Wynwood, the Fredric Snitzer Gallery has finally decamped for a new space further south, in downtown Miami. Snitzer will be joining the neighborhood that now includes Dimensions Variable, Bas Fisher Invitational, Primary Projects and, of course, PAMM. To inaugurate the space, Snitzer will be […]

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Helen Welch to sing the music of the Carpenters at Akron Civic Theatre

Akron, Music // September 3, 2014

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The Akron Civic Theatre, a Knight Arts grantee, is beginning a new series called Club @ The Civic. It’s to be an intimate cabaret-style setting taking place on the main stage where other performers have worked successfully. To kick it off, the first Club @ the Civic will feature now Akron area artist Helen Welch, […]

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Macon Pops exhilarates its 2014 course with “Dancing Through the Decades, Part 2″

Dance, Macon, Music // September 3, 2014

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Macon Pops was not designed to be an ordinary performance group. In 2013, Matt Catingub, a Grammy Award-winning arranger, and Steve Moretti, a Grammy-nominated musician, played together, and this encounter gave birth to the Macon Pops. Although, this body of musicians and vocalists is labeled as an orchestra, they don’t reflect the stereotypes of what […]

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Keys to the Collection

Philadelphia // September 3, 2014

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By Lynn Berkowitz, Barnes Collection family and community programs manager What lies just beneath the surface of a painting? How do art elements shape composition?  Why do artists do what they do? These guiding questions make for fun hands-on learning as youth aged 7 to 14 virtually roam the rooms and leap into paintings at […]

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