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An uplifting score for the neighborhood

KAC Philadelphia, Philadelphia // March 4, 2014

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Nose in a phone, mind drifting toward the next destination or an encroaching deadline – we are so often caught up in our own narratives and schedules that we scarcely take the time to be present now or observant of our surroundings. Add to this the fact that the music often playing in stores, lobbies […]

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Made in Miami with immigrant eyes

Miami // March 4, 2014

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Cities have always been associated with civilization. The creation of shared space necessitated laws, and moral codes, so that large groups of people could get along together, unlike the ancient world of their nomadic cousins. But starting in the late 19th century, the idea of the metropolis took on new meaning, as both a hyper-modern […]

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The One All-Weather display at the Flower Show is terrific

Philadelphia // March 3, 2014

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By Nicholas Mirra, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia The Philadelphia Flower Show has opened and will remain open until Sunday. That means this is your first chance to see the winning designs from the bicycle rack contest we ran last year! Seven of the ten winning racks are featured in the display, which can be seen […]

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“A Downton Double”

Charlotte // March 3, 2014

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As the fourth season of Downton Abbey comes to a close, fans can hang on just a little longer to the feeling, atmosphere and style of this turn-of-the-century period drama with the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art’s Music and Museum series featuring music from the Downton Abbey era. Two performances on March 4th at 12 […]

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The 11th Hour Readers Choice Awards recognizes the best of Macon

Dance, Macon, Music, Poetry, Theater // March 3, 2014

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The 11th Hour is an entertainment magazine that writes about and documents Macon’s culture and lifestyle. Each year, they host the Readers Choice Awards at the Cox Capitol Theatre, where they allow the readers to spotlight Macon’s most prominent businesses and people that range from down-home to corporate. Now, the nominees are not limited to […]

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Interactivo comes to Miami from Cuba for one night only

Miami, Music // March 3, 2014

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Last Friday I commandeered the comfy offices of FUNDarte. Elizabeth Doud, FUNDarte’s Artistic & Development Consultant, escorted me to a cushioned rocking chair on the balcony. From my perch I could see the teeniest sliver of ocean in the distance, or maybe it was just the sky. Whatever it was, I also got a peek […]

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Get your ideas ready Detroit

Detroit // March 3, 2014

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Detroit Knight Arts Challenge Winners from Knight Foundation By Erica Perdue In just one week, Detroiters will again have the chance to apply for funding for their arts idea through the Knight Arts Challenge. The contest will open March 10 and run through April 7. Once again, there are just three rules: The idea must […]

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Detroit’s Haute to Death takes New York with “Emergency Nothing”

Detroit // February 28, 2014

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Detroit takes to the road this month, with Culturefix Gallery on Manhattan’s Lower East Side playing host to “Emergency Nothing,” a group exhibition featuring the art, culture and aesthetic universe of Detroit’s monthly nightlife staple, Haute to Death.” The exhibit, which opened on February 20th and runs through March 2nd, is curated by Haute to Death co-founders and […]

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The aching beauty of fragile art

Miami // February 28, 2014

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One of the large sculptures from New York-based Colby Bird is disarmingly fragile. The gentle, serpentine-like piece made from wood holds a real green apple and a lemon within its curves, and several hand-crafted fruits. It appears to be propped up by a single, slim metal rod. It’s also made from pieces from Thonet café […]

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Verb Ballets has all the “Elements” for great dance entertainment

Akron // February 28, 2014

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Verb Ballets appeared a year ago in a cabaret setting at Akron Civic Theatre, a Knight Arts grantee, with considerable success. And they are coming back on March 27, much to the delight of modern ballet lovers, in a production called “Elements.” Using the basic elements of earth, fire, wind, and water as their guide, […]

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