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Openings and closings among Miami’s galleries

Miami // June 12, 2012

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This week will be a time to say hello, goodbye, and stick around with some innovative evenings that underscore the diversity of offerings in Miami these days. First, for the sayonara: one of the original and flagship galleries in what we now call the Art District will shutter its doors for good in July, the […]

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Socially Conscious Shirts’ fundraiser partnership

Philadelphia // June 12, 2012

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Love is Love

Socially Conscious Shirts recently announced its partnership with Equality Pennsylvania to raise funds for LGBT rights as part of a t-shirt sale fundraiser. The Philadelphia-based shirt company created a “Love is Love” shirt in order to portray same-sex relationships in a positive light. The t-shirts are being sold throughout the summer downtown and at pride […]

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Incredible talent on display at the James Tatum Foundation Showcase

Detroit // June 12, 2012

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The musical heritage most closely associated with Detroit is pop music; namely the breathtaking success of the young acts emerging from the Motown Records scene. How exciting it must have been in the heyday of Motown to wonder what new talent would be discovered and go on to represent the sound of Detroit in the […]

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Making music on the Artwalk: Random Acts of Culture™ Akron

Akron, Random Acts of Culture // June 11, 2012

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By Joanne Green, Akron Symphony Orchestra The Akron Symphony Orchestra’s string quartet and members of the Ohio Conservatory of Ballet performed several Random Acts of Culture™ at the Akron Artwalk in downtown Akron. RACs occurred at several locations along the main trolley stops, including the We Gallery, Summit Artspace galleries on the first and third floors, […]

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Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra garners national award for ‘adventurous programming’

Music, St. Paul // June 11, 2012

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Late last week, the League of American Orchestras named the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (SPCO) as one of 24 U.S. orchestras to receive a 2011-2012 ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming. The musician-led, internationally-known chamber orchestra (also a Knight Arts grantee) is being recognized, specifically, in the category of Programming of Contemporary Music. It’s such a […]

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Shakespeare on the Green

Charlotte // June 11, 2012

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At a park in the middle of Uptown amidst Charlotte’s towering skyscrapers, the words of Shakespeare are coming to life. Through June 17th at The Green Uptown, audiences can enjoy “The Tempest” performed by the Charlotte Shakespeare Theatre Company as part of this year’s Charlotte Shakespeare Festival, now in its seventh year. “The Tempest” by […]

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Experience a show that’s “Between Two Worlds”

Dance, Miami, Theater // June 11, 2012

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“Between Two Worlds”

If you want to throw your hands up in the air and get your heart beating wildly, go see Siudy Garrido‘s “Between Two Worlds” opening

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Knight Foundation wins its third regional Emmy Award

All Communities // June 10, 2012

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Knight Foundation received its third consecutive regional Emmy Award Saturday night. Co-producer/directors Dennis Scholl, Marlon Johnson and Kirmaya Cevallos traveled to Atlanta to receive the Southeast Regional Emmy Award for Dancing With the Trees, a 39-minute documentary about the Frank Gehry-designed Ohr O’Keefe Museum. The film competed in a field of over a dozen submissions […]

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Art is jumping off the walls

Miami // June 8, 2012

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Get ready. Hold your breath. Jump into the jam-packed group shows opening up on Saturday, June 9. These exhibits, in which very little light or white space gets through from one piece to another, have become a bit of a Miami summer tradition; in the hot, slow summer months, big shows with lots of names […]

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“Post-industrial Complex” now on display at MOCAD

Detroit // June 8, 2012

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Although our lives rely completely on a hyper-industrial global economy, a belief in the promise of industrialization itself — which is the promise of less burdensome living for all — is on the wane, especially in a city like Detroit, where it is all too apparent that a total reliance on massive and industrial economic […]

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