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Help create Baba Yaga with Shira Abergel

Dance, Miami, Music, Theater // April 21, 2015

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Innovative theater begins with Shira Abergel. Her traveling theater wagon concept won a Knight Arts Challenge grant and, despite the pot holes and glitches along the way, she’s ready to get hers built. This Thursday, April 23rd at the Miami Theater Center, the spirit of Baba Yaga (a supernatural being from Slavic folklore) emerges during […]

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Akron Symphony Orchestra returns to historical themes with “A New Birth of Freedom”

Akron, Music // April 20, 2015

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It’s been a historical year for the Akron Symphony Orchestra, which has lately themed its concerts around important, stirring and poignant events in American life and culture. Last September, ASO performed “O’er the Land of the Free” in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the writing of the national anthem. The title for the concert […]

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St. Paul: Send in your best ideas for the Knight Arts Challenge

KAC St. Paul, St. Paul // April 20, 2015

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The door is (officially) wide open St. Paul: Starting today, you can send in your best ideas for the arts for a chance at funding through the Knight Arts Challenge. The deadline is May 18th, the application available here at KnightArts.org, and there are just three rules to follow: The idea must be about art. […]

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Inside Tosco Music Parties’ Apr 11 concert

Charlotte // April 19, 2015

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By Brad Nathanson, Tosco Music Parties, Inc. Tosco Music Parties is a Charlotte, NC nonprofit organization that hosts family-friendly musical variety concerts to help raise money for youth music scholarships. This video is a compilation of some of the highlights from our April 11, 2015 concert, which included performances by a dozen music acts including […]

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A Zine scene shining bright

KAC Miami, Miami // April 18, 2015

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The iconic Bacardi building complex on Biscayne Boulevard has always been a beacon, with its distinctive architecture and the stained-glass horizontal tower lighting up the neighborhood even during its bleakest days, promising better things to come. But when the YoungArts Foundation (which has received multiple grants from the Knight Foundation) decided to transform the spaces […]

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‘The Theatre of the Tiny Clandestines’ offers small moments that range from silly to sinister

KAC St. Paul, St. Paul, Theater // April 16, 2015

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By Levi Weinhagen, St. Paul arts blogger The Winding Sheet Outfit is a group of theater artists focused on creating small experiences with seemingly random objects in ways that marry the silly and the sinister. Their project, “The Theatre of the Tiny Clandestines,” was awarded a 2014 Knight Arts Challenge St. Paul grant and now […]

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On starting Detroit Research, a new journal of art + culture for the contemporary scene in Detroit

Detroit // April 15, 2015

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By Michael Stone-Richards, Founding Editor Detroit Research I moved to Detroit after living for a number of years in Brooklyn Heights, New York. I came to teach critical theory and visual studies in the department of Liberal Arts at the College for Creative Studies, but one of the attractions for moving here rather than to […]

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Bach and Mahler, a rising tenor, and Mainly Mozart

Dance, Miami, Music // April 15, 2015

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We’re well past the spring holidays, but the season hasn’t quite ended yet. Indeed, there are several concerts taking place just this weekend, plus earlier this month, the Mainly Mozart music festival announced programming that will go through June. Seraphic Fire This week’s concerts feature three vocal soloists and a small chamber orchestra in two […]

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3rd annual Sidewalk Festival of Performing Arts seeks artist proposals

Detroit // April 14, 2015

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By Ryan Myers- Johnson, Sidewalk Festival of Performing Arts On August 1st, 2015 Sidewalk Festival of Performing Arts returns for its 3rd annual event. Sidewalk Festival of Performing Arts (SFPA) is an outdoor celebration of performance and installation art in the heart of Detroit’s Old Redford and Brightmoor Neighborhoods. The celebration can be described as […]

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St. Paul: Learn more about the Knight Arts Challenge!

KAC St. Paul, St. Paul // April 14, 2015

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In just a few days, on April 20, we will be launching the Knight Arts Challenge in St. Paul, and looking to fund the best ideas for engaging and enriching the community through the arts. To help spread the word, we will be hosting a series of Community Q & A sessions where applicants can […]

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