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15 minutes in 2014: Warhol’s legacy in a cabaret opera

KAC Philadelphia, Philadelphia // May 29, 2014

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Like many artistic collaborations, this one began over yoga, solidified over pizza and blossomed over chicken cacciatore. John Jarboe and his Philadelphia cabaret group, The Bearded Ladies, had an idea to create a performance piece on Andy Warhol. The idea intrigued David Devan, who was intent on rethinking the city’s opera company. After running into […]

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Rare Mozart, in trio and Masonic style

Music // May 28, 2014

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There never seems to be any end to Mozart, and in the next couple weeks Miami audiences can hear some relative rarities from this composer’s vast output. Amernet String Quartet: The Mainly Mozart Festival continues under new management this weekend with an appearance by the Amernet String Quartet, Miami’s own highly respected, durable foursome. An […]

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Shares go on sale today for a special fifth-anniversary season of Twin Cities’ Community Supported Art

St. Paul // May 28, 2014

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Today, shares will go on sale for the St. Paul-based Community Supported Art (CSA) program, the first and founding version of what has become a nationwide initiative connecting artists with collectors. It began as a riff on the economic model made popular by community supported agriculture, a new way of thinking about arts patronage, co-presented […]

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International Taste of Soul 2014 connects culture through cuisine

Macon // May 28, 2014

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No matter how we may have a difference of political, religious or ethnic backgrounds, food seems to be a great way to bond through an act that all of nature has in common, which is eating. Each year, the Tubman African American Museum ends its spring fundraisers with the International Taste of Soul. Local celebrities […]

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Library Acts of Culture: ‘I happened to walk into the public library, and I heard all this music”

Library Acts of Culture, Philadelphia // May 28, 2014

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Kulu Mele at Free Library of Phila

One of Philadelphia’s oldest dance companies and a driving force behind the African cultural renaissance in the region, Kùlú Mèlé African Dance and Drum Ensemble, surprised Philadelphia’s library patrons on a recent afternoon as part of Knight Foundation’s Library Act of Culture. “I happened to walk into the public library, and I heard all this […]

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Charlotte Shakespeare Festival goes psychedelic

Charlotte // May 27, 2014

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The ninth annual Charlotte Shakespeare Festival brings Shakespeare forward to the psychedelic 1960s and ’70s with productions of “Love’s Labor’s Lost” from May 29-June 15, and “Measure for Measure” from August 7-24. As always, the festival is free, but donations are encouraged. “Love’s Labor’s Lost” will be performed outside at The Green Uptown, while “Measure […]

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“Art + Science” bridges professions to save lives

Detroit // May 27, 2014

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On Thursday, May 22, the MOCAD (a Knight Arts grantee) played host to “An Evening of Art + Science,” a unique fundraising event that acted as a benefit for the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute. In her role as curator, novelist and art critic Lynn Crawford paired 11 artists with 11 physician-researchers from the […]

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Domesticated dogs and humans with Ryan McCartney at Rebekah Templeton

Philadelphia // May 27, 2014

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Each of the objects placed into the small space of Rebekah Templeton Contemporary Art pines for the familiar and the accessible, but somewhere along the way, these creations lose their way. Artist Ryan McCartney impresses the weight of the banal upon the viewer with simplified process pieces that excel at innuendo without revealing their true […]

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Carlota Pradera gives us “Bare Bones”

Dance, Miami, Theater // May 27, 2014

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Photo by Alexey Taran from Bistoury Physical Theatre and Film

Carlota Pradera returns to the Miami Theater Center as part of its 2013-2014 SandBox Series for the premiere of “Bare Bones,” an experimental dance performance featuring special guest artist Lazaro Godoy, who has just returned after a few years performing in Israel. I sat down with Pradera & Godoy on floor of the SandBox Theater […]

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Music Ambassadors and the Center for Collaborative Journalism spotlight Patterson Hood

Macon, Music // May 27, 2014

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The Music Ambassadors, a Knight Arts grantee, have been doing a marvelous job with booking well-known artists and showcasing them in intimate and live concerts for the Macon community. The dynamics of the whole concept reach beyond the concert performance. The show is only one third of the Music Ambassador’s mission. The other two-thirds consist of […]

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