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Actor Matthew Glass on the talent and aspirations of South Florida’s theater scene

Miami, Theater // July 24, 2014

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Matthew Glass.

It’s not easy being an actor in South Florida and Matthew Glass isn’t afraid to do something about it. His love of acting and theater sparked an idea in him that may, just may, revitalize the community. He plans to host a weekly Michael Chekhov Physical Actor’s Training Intensive every Monday. The intensive will focus […]

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Back-to-school concert and fun day attracts family and youth

Dance, Macon, Music, Uncategorized // July 23, 2014

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A back-to-school concert and fun day  on Saturday, July 26, will mark the unofficial end of summer vacation for local youth, with the first day of class for Bibb County schools fast approaching on Aug. 1. The event, produced by Al Tillman Unity-N-Community, will be hosted by SpongeBob Squarepants and feature the OMG Girlz as […]

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Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival launches with outstanding Ballet Hispanico

Akron, Dance // July 23, 2014

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The Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival, a Knight arts grantee, began with a flourish as Ballet Hispanico, a New York-based dance troupe, kicked off the eighth annual (and the city of Akron’s 41st annual) dancing-in-the-park happening. Ballet Hispanico, led by Eduardo Vilaro, sets as its focus Latino cultures. But as the leader of the group says, the company thinks about […]

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ARTshare venture may turn around fortunes of Southern Theater in Minneapolis

Dance, St. Paul, Theater // July 23, 2014

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Just a few years ago, Minneapolis’ Southern Theater was at the brink of bankruptcy, but after years as a venue-for-rent, the Southern just might have found a way to turn its fortunes around permanently. The theater’s new ARTshare venture upends the usual show-by-show, butts-in-seats business model rooted in individual ticket sales. Instead, in partnership with […]

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Drop-in workshops at Ladybug Studios in Detroit, for the love of clay

Detroit // July 22, 2014

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Ladybug Studios hosted their monthly drop-in workshops on Saturday. The event takes place on the third Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and invites community members, novicesand potters of all experience levels to explore making clay creations, under the patient supervision of an experienced coterie of Ladybug cooperative members. Among these […]

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Tiger Strikes Asteroid celebrates five years with lots of love

Philadelphia, Uncategorized // July 22, 2014

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How do we love TSA? Let us count the ways. And no, we are not talking about the Transportation Security Administration, although the acronym likeness has always been as dissonant as it has been entertaining. July marks the five-year anniversary of Philadelphia- (and now also Brooklyn) based artist-run exhibition space Tiger Strikes Asteroid, and with […]

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A constructive engagement, from Brazil to Miami Beach

Miami // July 22, 2014

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Constructivism as an art form first arose in the revolutionary era of Russia, a precursor of sorts to Bauhaus and other movements that combined architectural, material and design elements, with the aim of taking art from the walls of museums and making it more interactive and public. Today, constructivism’s influence can be felt all over […]

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Gospel jamathon brings together artists from across genres

Macon, Music // July 21, 2014

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A live jamathon at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Macon next week will bring together musical artists of all types to share their talents and network. Many of our talented musicians around town made their start playing instruments and singing in the church. Often, these people are some of the talent who sing and […]

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Grace Minnesota invites you to dance in the streets of Minneapolis to celebrate marriage equality

Dance, Music, St. Paul // July 21, 2014

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St. Paul City-Artist-In-Residence Marcus Young and the artists of the Grace Minnesota have been encouraging folks to cut loose and dance in the streets since 2008. This year, on Aug. 1 in Minneapolis’ Peavey Plaza, they’ll do so to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Minnesota’s legalization of same-sex marriage. The idea behind the ongoing project, “Don’t you […]

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Orange Island Arts Foundation seeks submissions from Florida writers

Miami, Poetry // July 21, 2014

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St. Petersburg Beach. Photo by Neil de la Flor.

The Orange Island Arts Foundation seeks work from Florida writers in any genre. Submit a high-quality video recording of your work (mobile phone recordings are acceptable) in an interesting location. But consider this: The theme of the video montage is “Orange Island is…” What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “Orange Island”? For me, […]

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