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Salsa Invitational brings the best to Charlotte

Charlotte, Uncategorized // February 2, 2012

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It doesn’t matter whether you are a seasoned dancer or new to salsa, there is something for everyone at the “4th Annual Charlotte Salsa Invitational.” The party starts the evening of Friday, Feb. 3 leading into two full days of salsa workshops and professional performances on Saturday, Feb. 4 and Sunday, Feb. 5. Salsa On1, […]

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Miami is Here & Now

Miami, Music, Theater // February 2, 2012

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Miami Light Project’s (MLP) Here and Now 2012 program opens tonight at The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse with commissioned works by a diverse group of South Florida-based performing and multimedia artists. The unifying theme of Here and Now 2012, which includes the use of 3-D mapping technology, a glimpse into terror

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Random Acts of Culture™ hits Engaging Matters

All Communities, Random Acts of Culture // February 1, 2012

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Random Acts of Culture™ gains a bit more national attention this month as Doug Borwick, president of the Board of the Association of Arts Administration Educators, writes about the program in Engaging Matters, a blog that explores community engagement and the arts community. Borwick calls the Random Acts of Culture™ one of the best funded and […]

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St. Paul gets drawn in to posters and illustrations

St. Paul, Uncategorized // February 1, 2012

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Two print shows that deserve your attention are going up in St. Paul this week . First, the College of Visual Arts Gallery will open its biennial illustration exhibition tomorrow, “Illo Minn: Volume Three,” for which it will showcase the work of 25 notable Minnesota illustrators. Each artist will exhibit a print illustration and the original art from […]

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Art over at the high end

Miami // February 1, 2012

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Mexican gallerist, curator and dealer Nina Torres has a new home on Biscayne Bay, a stunning waterfront art center on North Bayshore Drive opened up during Art Basel. Torres, for the most part, globetrots the world putting on shows and exhibiting at top fairs, focusing mostly on Latin American and especially Mexican contemporary art and […]

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Red Hook gets a little rural with Lauren Ladner

Music, Philadelphia // January 31, 2012

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This past Friday at Red Hook Coffee and Tea was the opening of a show by artist and designer Lauren Ladner. There was also a live performance by blues musician Matthew “Mule” McKinley, for whom she designed the artwork on his just-released album, “Alone on the Orange Floor.” Ladner’s sampling of work is in a few different […]

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The Michigan Arab Orchestra performs at Wayne State

Detroit // January 31, 2012

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With considerable shame, I must confess my experience with “Middle Eastern music,” if such an enormous and diverse cultural heritage can be reduced to that designation, comes almost entirely from brief fragments heard through tinny radios in the back of specialty grocery stores or as ambience in the background of restaurants. This is why I […]

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The Miami-Dade Public Library honors the Library’s Three Graces in the Arts

Miami // January 30, 2012

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By Janet Batet, Miami Arts Journalist Next February 10, The Friends of the Miami-Dade Public Library will be hosting Miami Moments, its first annual fundraising event and under the suggestive title, The Three Graces, this inaugural evening will be dedicated to three exceptional women: Margarita Cano, Helen Kohen and Barbara Young, who for more than forty […]

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Take an otherworldly “Voyage” with sculptor Alonso Sierralta

St. Paul // January 30, 2012

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“These look like something out of a fairytale.” That’s the first thing I heard as I walked into the intimate confines of the Gordon Parks Gallery last week to see “Voyage,” Alonso Sierralta’s new sculpture exhibition. I’ve admired his work for years, but puzzled over it, too. His pieces exude an innate otherworldliness,  an almost-of-this-world […]

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Art is part of healing Charlotte’s chronic homeless

Charlotte, Uncategorized // January 30, 2012

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Yesterday celebrated a milestone in the fight to end homelessness in Charlotte. Moore Place is a brand new community of one-bedroom efficiency apartments with on-site special services for individuals with a history of chronic homelessness. Jan. 29 was its grand opening and community open house. Moore Place will utilize a number of integrated components, including […]

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