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Games people play: The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses

Miami // December 7, 2012

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By Jodi Farrell, Adrienne Arsht Center Even if you’re not a die-hard gamer, you can appreciate this: Featuring dynamic and compelling video accompanied by a live symphony orchestra and chorus,  The Legend of Zelda™: Symphony of the Goddesses will bring the world’s most popular video game series to life at 8 p.m. this Sunday, December […]

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A photographic exploration of female identity and family

Charlotte // December 6, 2012

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Significantly, the Light Factory (a Knight Arts grantee) is continually showcasing and supporting artists and photographers right here in the Queen City. In fact, the Light Factory has a whole series devoted to this purpose — “In Our Own Backyard.” The current show in the Middleton McMillan Gallery, “In My Own Time: Photographs by Amy […]

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Sol LeWitt installation comes to Einstein Medical Center

Philadelphia // December 6, 2012

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Sol LeWitt Door

Einstein Medical Center Montgomery, the new hospital located on 87 acres of a former golf course in Montgomery County, has just unveiled their installation of work by the renowned modern American artist Sol LeWitt. Opened in September 2012, Einstein Montgomery places an emphasis on architecture and design alongside their medical expertise in order to enhance […]

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Reflecting on the past year and welcoming another

Charlotte // December 5, 2012

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By Taylor Thomas, Community School of the Arts Though the holiday season is generally marked by twinkling lights and the celebratory clanking of shopping carts, winter traditions are diverse and wide-ranging among Charlotte families.  I smile thinking about the various songs to be sung and decorations to be made within our own family of Community […]

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Hip-hop dance show joins hands with classical

2012 Miami Winners, Miami, Music, Theater // December 5, 2012

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Even when he was on the road, performing as a live version of Paula Abdul’s MC Skat Kat, Pablo Malco was always thinking about the future. “I’m a huge dreamer, man,” Malco said. “I tell my kids: When you stop dreaming, you’re kind of dead. You have no more goals.” This week, Malco’s eponymous foundation […]

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“Kaleidoscope 2012″ is great end of year art show

Akron // December 5, 2012

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“Kaleidoscope 2012,” which is on display in Summit Artspace, a Knight Arts grantee, through December 31, shows as a panoramic exhibition of some solid art works that give the show’s name its due. The pieces on view represent many good artists from four major organizations: Artists of Rubber City, Akron Society of Artists, Cuyahoga Valley […]

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Making art general in South Florida: @knightfdn celebrates the local cultural community

2012 Miami Winners, KAC Miami, Miami // December 5, 2012

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In an effort to bring art into people’s everyday lives, Knight Foundation this week announced it will provide $23 million in new funding for the arts in South Florida and fund 34 projects through the Knight Arts Challenge.

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Paine’s Park construction update

Philadelphia // December 5, 2012

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Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia winner Franklin’s Paine Skatepark Fund was awarded $100,000 to help transform Philly neighborhoods by transforming blacktop lots into art-lade skate parks. The video above is the first in their series of Paine’s Park construction.

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Roy Ward to display photograms, photographs in December exhibit at Macon Arts Alliance

Macon // December 5, 2012

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Roy Ward first exhibited at The Gallery at Macon Arts Alliance in July 2012 with a solo exhibit of block prints. The show was a huge success resulting in a resurgence of interest in his work by local collectors. The December exhibit at Macon Arts Alliance (a Knight Arts grantee) will feature another body of […]

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St. Paul’s newly restored Union Depot launches transit service with a public celebration this weekend

St. Paul // December 5, 2012

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For the first time since its closure more than 40 years ago, St. Paul’s historic Union Depot will once again be open for business beginning this Saturday. The depot was put out of commission, thanks to restructuring of area rail service in 1971, but in 2006 the Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority (RCRRA) purchased the […]

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