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Finalists named in Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia

KAC Philadelphia, Philadelphia // January 14, 2013

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By Donna Frisby-Greenwood, Knight Foundation Program Director/Philadelphia Today we’re proud to share a group of new and innovative ideas to enrich Philadelphia’s cultural scene. Sixty-nine innovative ideas have been chosen as finalists in the 2013 Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia. Arising from more than 1,200 applicants, the finalists below represent the rich cultural and artistic diversity […]

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Photographer Ross Oscar Knight reflects on the Haiti earthquake at The 567

Macon // January 11, 2013

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By Melissa Macker, The 567 Center for Renewal Most people have already forgotten about the earthquake that shook Haiti 3 years ago. After all, there have been enough tragedies, both in the U.S. and abroad, to worry about since then. Photographer Ross Oscar Knight (no relation to Knight Foundation), however, has not forgotten the orphans […]

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When painting is sculpture, and vice versa

Miami // January 11, 2013

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“Being a painter who no longer paints leaves me open to many different paths” is the way Ted Larsen describes his sculptural process. And indeed his lovely metal works have a painterly feel as much as they do three-dimensional objects. For his latest series of works that make up “Gimcrack” at Pan American Art Projects, […]

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Homegrown soprano star plans Sunday recital

Miami, Music // January 11, 2013

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It’s another very busy weekend for classical music in South Florida, and one that includes the Simone Dinnerstein Goldberg Variations recital at the Knight Concert Hall, which promises to be a memorable piano event. But among the other things happening that same Sunday is the appearance in the Sunday Afternoons of Music series of the […]

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“Motor City Muse: Detroit Photographs, Then And Now” at the DIA

Detroit // January 11, 2013

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While much of the world is preoccupied with the future, Detroit seems to look back as often as it looks forward. Former city denizens often speak of Detroit in a tone of bewilderment and barest understanding, trying to grasp at exactly what happened to bring such a thriving epicenter down from its glory days. Newer […]

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Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet being presented by DanceCleveland

Akron, Dance // January 11, 2013

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DANCECleveland, a Knight Arts grantee, first brought the famed LINES Ballet to the Akron area six years ago. This year it’s bringing it back again, only this time for two performances in Playhouse Square. What a welcome thing, for LINES Ballet, which is led by Alonzo King, who formed the group in 1982 and has […]

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Regie Cabico speaks out in Miami

Miami, Poetry, Theater // January 10, 2013

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Regie Cabico

Regie Cabico is fierce. He is a dark angel with sharp angles who delivers spoken word with wit and humor and love. His sense of what’s right and what’s unjust permeates his work without overwhelming his delivery. For one week, playwright, comedian, queer poet and spoken word vixen Regie Cabico will lead Tigertail’s 2013 SpeakOut

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Modern Mondays at the Bechtler

Charlotte // January 10, 2013

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The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art’s Modern Mondays series kicks off this year on January 14th with a film screening of “Alberto Giacometti: What is a Head?” This program series is intended to provide an informal and interactive opportunity for visitors to gain a deeper understanding of works of art in the Bechtler Museum’s collection […]

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The Clay Studio’s guerrilla mug assault

KAC Philadelphia, Philadelphia // January 10, 2013

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Elaine Kelly

Do you care about the environment? Do you love coffee? How about unique, handmade artwork? Well then you may be curious to hear about a recent project by Old City’s Clay Studio. The Guerrilla Mug Assault, a project which received a 2012 Knight Arts grant, provided hundreds of free coffee mugs to the Philadelphia area. […]

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Miami, get those art ideas ready

Miami // January 10, 2013

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By Tatiana Hernandez, Knight Foundation If you have a great idea in the arts in South Florida, we want to know! The next round of the Knight Arts Challenge Miami is launching in just a few short weeks. Beginning on Feb. 4, 2013, we’ll be looking for the best and most innovative ideas from local […]

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