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The Field Note Stenographers produce a benefit show to feed the hungry

Dance, Music, Uncategorized // October 29, 2014

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The Field Note Stenographers are ambassadors for live music shows in Macon. They are a group of writers who critique our town’s live music scene. On November 15 at 6 p.m., they will partner with the Hummingbird Stage & Taproom on 430 Cherry Street to showcase eight bands in an effort to collect can goods for the Middle Georgia […]

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Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company coming to Playhouse Square for DANCECLEVELAND

Akron, Dance // October 29, 2014

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After a very successful performance at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall with the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Company, DANCECLEVELAND, a Knight Arts grantee, is going to be continuing in that stellar vein by presenting the internationally acclaimed Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company (KCDC) in the Ohio Theatre at Playhouse Square. One of Israel’s most prominent dance […]

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“Camp X-Ray” at the Coral Gables Art Cinema

Miami, Theater // October 28, 2014

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Camp X-Ray

Kristen Stewart stars as a Guantanamo Bay guard in “Camp X-Ray,” an official selection for the Sundance Film Festival. “Camp X-Ray” is a drama that takes the viewer inside the mysterious labyrinthine world of Gitmo through the eyes of a female guard. Originally written for a man to play, Stewart, best known for her role as […]

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It’s all about Nick Cave: “20,000 Days on Earth” at the Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit // October 28, 2014

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“20,000 Days on Earth,” a highly-staged documentary that follows the quasi-fictional persona of the real musician Nick Cave through a day or so of  his various experiences, raises the question of whether legends are born or made. It seems that from the start, Nick Cave was convinced of the inevitability of his stardom, such as […]

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Amber Art presents community meals for SPACES at The Village of Arts and Humanities

KAC Philadelphia, Philadelphia // October 28, 2014

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At The Village of Arts & Humanities on Germantown Avenue in North Philadelphia, the four square blocks of converted row houses and reclaimed parks have been serving as home base for a number of artists and community-minded makers. The SPACES Artist Residency Program, a Knight Arts grantee, has just completed the most recent of its […]

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“Great art changes lives:” Inside the inaugural MIFFecito

Miami // October 28, 2014

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Miami International Film Festival (MiamiFF) debuted MIFFecito, a mid-season “Film Festival Fix,” at  MDC’s Tower Theater Oct 16-19. The four-day event showcased world cinema in a concenatrated weekend of 10 red-carpet premieres, parties and in-person appearances with filmmakers. Knight Foundation VP/Arts Dennis Scholl participated in the festivities by guest moderating a panel following the screening […]

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“The Merry Wives” at UNC Charlotte

Charlotte // October 27, 2014

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Shakespeare’s hilarious and witty satire, “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” gets a new twist in an updated staging by the UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre this coming weekend, October 30 through November 2. This play was adapted by dramaturg Dr. Andrew Hartley, Robinson Distinguished Professor of Shakespeare,  and directed by Kelly Ryan, lecturer. Tickets are […]

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Battle of the Bands shows off Middle Georgia’s high school marching bands

Dance, Macon, Music // October 27, 2014

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Since 2013, the Cherry Blossom Festival, a Knight Arts grantee, has hosted the Battle of the Bands event. If you’re imagining band members transforming their instruments into weapons and fighting on the football field, you have the wrong idea. This annual production allows high school marching bands from all over Middle Georgia to display their […]

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Terrific exhibition called “Transtions” on display at Summit Artspace

Akron // October 24, 2014

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An artist friend not too long ago lost her father. She dealt with the intense feelings she was having by (of all things) making art. It was not just therapy for her; it was also a way to embody the experience, to capture such a monumental change in her life. That kind of idea informs […]

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Weekend preview: a bag full of October treats!

Detroit // October 24, 2014

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Tonight, Friday, October 24th, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. is the opening for the second annual exhibit of “Ofrendas” for Día de los Muertos, a group show hosted by the DIA. Twenty-eight artists have contributed ofrendas to this colorful special exhibit, which will run from through November 2nd, concurrent with the traditional Mexican holiday that takes place […]

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