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Some fine art at Miami Light

KAC Miami, Miami // May 16, 2014

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It would be a real shame to miss this year’s Knight Emerging Artist series Here & Now at Miami Light, now in its 15th year. This unique event highlights local artists working in a variety of media, with commissioned pieces that are in their essence still in their formative phases – that’s the point. And […]

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“School for Wives” teaches lesson about love at Coach House Theatre

Akron, Theater // May 16, 2014

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When Moliere’s “School for Wives” was first performed, it was before the brother of the French king. Some 352 years later, the play still holds up, and we get to see a rousing, quirky, seriously funny production of it at Coach House Theatre. Things could have gone awry when actor Terry Burgler became ill and […]

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Curator Profile: Steve Panton, Hamtramck’s cultural tour de force

Detroit // May 16, 2014

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I first got to know artist, engineer and curator Steve Panton through attending art occasions at his gallery space, 2739 Edwin, which offered consistently original and challenging work and workshops. The more I’ve learned about the goings and doings of this man involved in the heart of the Hamtramck cultural landscape, including co-organizing things like […]

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Lenelle Moïse

Miami, Poetry // May 15, 2014

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Lenelle Moïse

Lenelle Moïse returns to Books & Books Coral Gables this Friday, May 16th at 5 p.m. to read from her new book, Haiti Glass. Moïse, who has been to Miami several times over the last few years working with teens in Tigertail’s SpeakOut project, is known for her performance poetry that deals fiery issues of […]

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Forty years of The Clay Studio

KAC Philadelphia, Philadelphia // May 15, 2014

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At The Clay Studio in Old City, 2014 is a big year since it marks the institution’s 40th anniversary. This Knight Arts grantee has been providing a venue for the creation and exhibition of ceramic arts in the historic section of downtown Philadelphia. They just finished up a 40-hour-long celebration entitled “Fired Up at Forty,” […]

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Summer ice skating starts May 30 at the Macon Centreplex

Dance, Macon // May 14, 2014

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Long ago, the oldest pair of ice skates were said to be found around 3000 B.C. at the bottom of a lake in Switzerland. They were supposedly made of bones from a beast, with bands of leather attached on them to place on the feet. Eventually, ice skates gradually improved from complex attachments that people […]

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Private lives and private places the subject of ”Adorned Spaces” exhibition at Summit Artspace

Akron // May 14, 2014

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Two young photographers (Marissa McClellan and Andrew Thomas Lopez) share the main galleries in Summit Artspace, a Knight Arts grantee, bringing to the display works that take intimate, revealing looks at the “Adorned Spaces” (as the exhibition’s title has it) of people’s everyday lives. Most people don’t like someone snooping around in their bedroom, but […]

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The Sunflower Revolution sows the seeds of a bright uprising in St. Paul

St. Paul // May 14, 2014

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Sculptor/metal-worker Marlaine Cox and painter Karen Kasel, the duo behind the collaborative art-making outfit low tech/high joy, are dear friends of mine. I’ve known both artists for years and am decidedly partial. But here’s the thing: meet them, spend a bit of time in their company, and I bet you’ll be partial, too. These two are inveterate rabble-rousers, the […]

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Down the rabbit hole with the ‘Dandelion Woman’ at SoBe Arts

Miami, Music // May 14, 2014

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Playing through Sunday at the Little Theater on the grounds of the SoBe Institute of the Arts in Miami Beach is an hourlong exploration of the fault line between modernity and madness, served up in operatic style by the institute’s founder, Carson Kievman. Fairy Tales: Songs of the Dandelion Woman is a two-person chamber opera […]

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From AileyCamp Miami to New World … Is NYU’s Tisch School of Arts next?

Miami // May 13, 2014

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By Jodi Farrell, Adrienne Arsht Center staff Khandis Merritt was a shy girl from Ada Merritt K-8 Center in East Little Havana when she became an AileyCamp Miami camper at the Adrienne Arsht Center four years ago. Today, she’s a confident, outgoing sophomore at Miami’s esteemed New World School of the Arts – and the […]

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