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“Now Is the Time”: A Call to Action from Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia winner Erica Hawthorne

KAC Philadelphia, Philadelphia // September 19, 2012

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This spring, Erica Hawthorne and her micro-grant program, Small But Mighty Arts Grant, was one of 35 winners named in the second year of the Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia. Erica’s winning idea — to give a boost to local artists by giving out small grants ranging from $200 to $1,000 each — received a $60,000 […]

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New music, Russian bravura get classical season going

Miami, Music // September 19, 2012

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The season proper gets going this weekend with concerts by the New World Symphony (in a “pre-season” free event) and the first concert in this year’s season of eight in the Sunday Afternoons of Music series. Saturday night, it’s the young British conductor Michael Francis leading the fellows of the New World in music by […]

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Weekend offers a full lineup of arts events in Macon

Macon, Music, Theater // September 19, 2012

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Fall is a great time of the year, because theater and musical seasons are just beginning. In Macon, the weekend of September 21-23 is jam-packed with incredible events for every taste and mood. For those looking to stretch their creative muscles, The 567 Center for Renewal is hosting their first “Corks & Canvas” event. Participants […]

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“Swiss Bliss,” a group show curated by Chris Larson, now at Bethel University’s Olson Gallery

St. Paul // September 19, 2012

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Bethel University’s Olson Gallery is an airy, sunlit space situated on the second floor of the school’s student center; the exhibition space is one generous room fronted by a bank of windows, looking out onto woods and water. The current group show of work by six Swiss artists, appropriately titled “Swiss Bliss” and curated by […]

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St. Paul’s Episcopal Church art gallery hosts Akron Society of Artists’ 2012 juried show

Akron // September 19, 2012

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Who knew that St. Paul’s Episcopal Church had a sizable and nicely laid out art gallery? Apparently lots of local artists and groups, for church receptionist and gallery helper Julie McFarland says that the spaces are steadily booked. “Shows change every two months,” McFarland noted. “They are all local artists on display,” she said, adding […]

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The actual art of Fredric Snitzer

Miami // September 18, 2012

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Fredric Snitzer runs the most prominent contemporary art gallery in Miami, there’s little doubt about it. He sits on the board of Art Basel Miami Beach (his gallery is always included in the main fair) and has taught at the New World School of the Arts since the 1990s. But few may realize that he […]

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Performance exhibit “Make It, Break It, Rebuild It” was a Philly Fringe highlight

Philadelphia // September 18, 2012

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An Illuminated Thought

At the future home of Oxford Mills, a repurposed warehouse space in Fishtown, the massive art and performance exhibit “Make It, Break It, Rebuild It” just wrapped up its second weekend of performances for the Knight Arts Grantee Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe. In a distinctly huge, individual warehouse room, more than 25 visual […]

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“Fire Over Water”: George Rahme at Public Pool

Detroit // September 18, 2012

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If you have occasion in the next two months to wander by Public Pool art gallery in Hamtramck, chances are good you will see collage artist George Rahme hard at work in the pop-up studio space he has established there, which opened this Saturday, September 15th. Rahme’s work is generally large in scale and insanely […]

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Listen up – it’s a week full of can’t-miss talks in St. Paul

St. Paul // September 17, 2012

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If you’re in the mood for some thoughtful conversation on arts and letters, get out your calendars: There are three notable talks coming up this week you should make note of. For all of us who came of age in the 1980s, Molly Ringwald needs little introduction. These days, in addition to taking on acting […]

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Relationships: a common thread at UNC Charlotte’s Faculty Dance Concert

Charlotte // September 17, 2012

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The intricacies of relationships, whether good or bad, loving or abusive, joyful or sad, were a prominent theme at the UNC Charlotte’s Faculty Dance Concert this past weekend. Each of the four dances explored this theme, with the first dance, “In the Periphery” by Gretchen Alterowitz, setting the tone by placing relationships central to her […]

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