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Artist profile: the enchanting spaces of Michael McGillis

Detroit // June 6, 2014

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Encountering work by artist Michael McGillis always leaves me with the feeling of being granted access to a world-within-the-world. Whether installing into natural surroundings, or installing “nature” into gallery settings, McGillis has an uncanny ability to create worlds both immersive and somehow artificial. I was able to catch up with him for a quick Q&A […]

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Summer in the city is a whirlwind of free concerts in Akron metro parks

Akron, Music // June 6, 2014

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There’s no reason in the world not to hear free music or attend a concert in the city of Akron throughout the summer months. There is a concert every day of the week – and on weekdays, the Akron Summer Concert Series bands are completely free. Monday concerts will be held in Hardesty Park in […]

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Indoor murals at Crane courtesy of InLiquid

Philadelphia // June 5, 2014

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Large-scale, indoor murals rule the Hall at Crane Arts for the beginning of the summertime season. InLiquid Art + Design presents four artist members in the exhibition: Donna Backues, Joe Brenman, Delia King and Shira Walinsky. Each artist utilizes materials that add distinct textures and surfaces to their works including collage, acrylic paint and glass. […]

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2014 #LibraryActsofCulture™ in St Paul: A year in review

St. Paul // June 4, 2014

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By Carl Atiya Swanson, Springboard for the Arts Someone stops, unsure if they should be watching. Another person cranes their neck over a computer screen while still another buries their face in a book. The reactions are different, but in the end, applause breaks out. In 2013 we did a run of Library Acts of […]

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Jazz trumpeter Vinson Muhammad entertains to help United Way raise funds for books

Macon, Music // June 4, 2014

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Vinson Muhammad, also known as Allah’s Apprentice, is one of Macon’s most driven and talented artists. As a young child, his parents instilled art and culture into his everyday life. Not only is he a trumpet player and lyricist, he’s also a scholar who graduated from Morehouse College. Nine years ago, he co-founded a production called Real […]

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“Bye Bye Birdie” the all-city musical at Akron Civic Theatre

Akron, Theater // June 4, 2014

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Akron Civic Theatre, a Knight Arts grantee, is at it again – and nicely so. For the third time, the theater (through its Women’s Guild) will be putting on a play (as in producing it) with an all-city cast of high school students in three performances June 14-15. The choice this year is “Bye Bye […]

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A “TV Takeover” is underway over at Twin Cities Public Television

St. Paul // June 4, 2014

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I’ve been following with interest the evolution of Twin Cities Public Television’s cross-platform initiative – originally called Open Air and, in recent months, rebranded as Rewire. You may have noticed shorts from their delightful web-based video series, “Are You MN Enough?,” popping up in your social media feed from time to time. In the last year, […]

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Trumbullplex provides art, action and activism on behalf of Marie Mason and the NATO 3

Detroit // June 3, 2014

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On Thursday, May 29th, Trumbullplex, “Detroit’s sexiest anarchist collective,” hosted a fundraiser to benefit Marie Mason and the NATO3, activists who have been jailed for a series of offenses viewed to be unjust in the eyes of their fellows. The event was a true Trumbullplex classic mix of art and activism; interspersed between performances by local […]

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Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra and a symphony for all

KAC Philadelphia, Philadelphia // June 3, 2014

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Symphonic music in the 21st century often takes back seat to any number of other musical genres or spectator activities, but Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra hopes to remind Philadelphia about the beauty and wonder of the symphony. For their inaugural concert at the Dell Music Center, Knight Arts grantee Black Pearl will perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, “Ode […]

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Bedia is back with a new take on culture

Miami // June 3, 2014

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It’s always a pleasure to see José Bedia’s work shown in new and innovative ways. As one of Miami’s most treasured and respected artists, we usually see him in bits and pieces in museum shows, not in a thematically generated solo show, like what will open on Thursday at the Fredric Snitzer Gallery. “Solitary Sailor” […]

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