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“Summer & sUMMER”: a seasonal first offering from Detroit’s newest, Michael Jon Gallery

Detroit // August 1, 2014

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The Michael Jon Gallery has touched down in the New Center neighborhood, bolstering Detroit’s art scene with this sister gallery to a namesake in Miami, Florida. Gallery partner and co-director Alan Gutierrez describes the opening of this show while simultaneously closing the Miami season as a way of symbolically presenting Detroit as MJG’s site for […]

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ArtWorks: creating a cultured workforce

Dance, Miami, Music, Poetry, Theater // August 1, 2014

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ArtWorks creative writing co-op perform original song by ATA Angelica Cabrera and original score by Reyln Myrthil.

Today is the last day that I will lead the creative writing co-op as a Master Teaching Artist (MTA) at ArtWorks, a paid summer internship program in the arts for high school students. It will be the hardest day of my teaching/mentoring career because the job allowed me to be extraordinarily vulnerable. It forced me to […]

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Throw your hat in the residency ring

Miami // August 1, 2014

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These have been a couple of eventful and expansive years for Cannonball, for 10 years known as LegalArt, which rebranded itself and with a Warhol Foundation grant has been growing its offerings and services. In June it hired well-known artist and critic Gean Moreno as artistic director, kicking off another growth spurt, with more programming […]

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Neos Dance Theatre a favorite in Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival

Akron, Dance // August 1, 2014

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Neos Dance Theatre, a Knight Arts grantee, had its opportunity to liven up the park – west side Akron’s Hardesty Park, that is – during the Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival on the weekend of July 25-26. Unfortunately, the troupe was rained out for the Saturday performance, but those among the large audience who saw […]

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Vote now for the Detroit Knight Arts Challenge People’s Choice Award

Detroit, KAC Detroit // August 1, 2014

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In Detroit, we’re seeing art and artistic performances pop up all around us.  Some of them have long been fixtures in the community and yet previously unrecognized outside of small circles.  Some of them are entirely new, attracted to a Detroit artistic scene and opportunity that is becoming nationally and internationally known. At Knight Foundation, […]

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Bechtler Museum receives grant to expand outreach efforts

Charlotte // July 31, 2014

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The Charlotte-based Women’s Impact Fund, one of the largest women’s collective giving groups in the country, recently awarded the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art $54,600 grant. The grant will provide funding to the museum’s artists in schools and accessibility programs, as well as community outreach to under-served populations. The Women’s Impact Fund awards grants annually […]

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Smattering of subjects from serene to macabre at Philadelphia Photo Arts Center

KAC Philadelphia, Philadelphia // July 31, 2014

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For a smattering of subjects from the serene to the macabre – and sometimes somewhere in between – the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center (PPAC) provides. Knight Arts grantee PPAC is in the midst of their 5th Annual Contemporary Photography Exhibition, which spans the work of more than 40 photographers who aim their lenses at both […]

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Hot ticket: Square Lake Film and Music Festival with performances by Low and a live film score by Anonymous Choir

Music, St. Paul // July 31, 2014

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Mark your calendars: the August 9 Square Lake Film and Music Festival is going to be a hot ticket again this year. (Last year’s festival sold out for the fourth year in a row, so it’s smart to act sooner than later to reserve your spot if you’d like to go.) Just a few miles […]

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Philly residents prepare for battle in Shakespeare in the park

Philadelphia // July 30, 2014

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By Katti Gray, New York-based journalist When a staging of Shakespeare’s “Henry IV” opens tonight in Philadelphia, city native Brian Anthony Wilson, a black actor perhaps best known for being Detective Vernon Holley in the award-winning “The Wire” television series, will take the stage as king. “I’m here because I am an actor,” Wilson said. […]

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Poetic Peace Arts celebrates 11 years of open mics and arts education

Macon, Poetry // July 30, 2014

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This August marks 11 years of Poetic Peace Arts producing open mic sessions at local bars, coffeehouses, galleries and many other venues around town. Through the years, this literary movement has encouraged many artists to perform and teach such talents as oratorical and writing skills to young people and adults. These programs take place at […]

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