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Art that beautifully exposes what we make and take from our land

Miami // March 7, 2014

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It’s rare that art in a main space gallery have any real relationship with works in a project room — often, in fact, they are meant to be examples of different disciplines and different styles. And although the works of Christy Gast and Felice Grodin may not seem on the surface to have a lot in […]

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Within EarShot: a look at the composers behind this DSO program

Detroit // March 7, 2014

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On Sunday, March 9th at 3 p.m., the Detroit Symphony Orchestra will partner with EarShot, a nationwide network for classical composer development, to launch their first-ever new music readings for African-American composers, in a free show open to the public. Readings—which are similar to the kind of table reading the cast might do before beginning a […]

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The Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers

Detroit, KAC Detroit // March 7, 2014

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By Satori Shakoor, The Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers Thanks to the Detroit Knight Arts Challenge grant, The Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers is continuing to fulfill its mission to connect humanity, heal and transform and provide an uplifting, thought-provoking, soul-cleansing entertainment experience that is unique through the art and craft of storytelling. In November […]

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Trisha Brown Dance Company coming as part of final tour

Akron, Dance // March 7, 2014

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Don’t miss it. That’s the kind of message that DANCECLEVELAND, a Knight Arts grantee, is sending out about the upcoming, one-night only, performance by Trisha Brown Dance Company, on March 8. DANCECLEVELAND is right to say so, for this is the final tour being presented by the famous modern dance troupe in its 50-plus years […]

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An artist connecting with her community: Pamela Winegard

Charlotte // March 6, 2014

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By Katherine Culclasure I became familiar with local artist Pamela Winegard, during my internship at the McColl Center for Visual Art. She herself was fresh to the contemporary art center, but as an honorable Summer 2012 Affiliate Artist-In-Residence. Winegard now lives in Matthews, N.C. but spends her studio time in Charlotte’s South End. She is […]

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“Gerald Ford Superfreak” opens at the South Beach Comedy Festival

Miami, Theater // March 6, 2014

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When I read the title, “Gerald Ford Superfreak,” I laughed uncontrollably. I felt guilty for three seconds and then I chilled out. You see, it’s a comedy, so I had responded appropriately for once. “Gerald Ford Superfreak,” the latest comedy from Mad Cat Theatre

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The scenes aren’t all they seem at Grizzly Grizzly

Philadelphia // March 6, 2014

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Photography, drawing and landscape representation take a turn for the abstract at Grizzly Grizzly through March. Victoria Burge and Millee Tibbs present the two-person show, “Extending in Both Directions,” with the subtle yet confident works that either distort our view of nature or slyly connect the dots of our subconscious to evoke form from thin […]

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The Moonhanger Group creates a sense of vibrancy in Macon

Macon, Music // March 5, 2014

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The Moonhanger Group has been booking some banging shows since taking over management of the Cox Capitol Theatre. I don’t know what kind of magic dust they’ve been sprinkling, but it seems to be creating a powerful sense of vibrancy in downtown Macon. I’m thinking the chemistry lies behind smart business people who know how […]

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Collaborative dream coming in production of “Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Akron // March 5, 2014

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“It’s a dream come true,” Mia Klinger, director of Ballet Excel Ohio, a Knight arts grantee, said recently during a rehearsal of her company’s role in an upcoming production of “Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The event is being presented by the Akron Symphony Orchestra, also a Knight Arts grantee and the sponsor for this event. ASO […]

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Park Square Theatre announces a new partnership with Sandbox Theatre, Theatre Pro Rata and Girl Friday Productions

St. Paul, Theater // March 5, 2014

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On February 24, Park Square Theatre (a Knight Arts grantee) announced a new partnership (PDF) with three Minneapolis-based companies: Theatre Pro Rata, Sandbox Theatre and Girl Friday Productions. The “producing partnership” will mount shows for Park Square’s new Andy Boss Thrust Stage over the course of three years, beginning spring 2015: Sandbox and Theatre Pro […]

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