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Fjord figures itself out through traditional mediums and social media

Philadelphia // February 13, 2014

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The second installment of the Fjord show “To Fade And Spill Out And (And Look At Another’s Whole)” is hanging in the Frankford Avenue gallery’s exhibition space throughout the month of February. In this part of the curatorial project by Jamie Felton and Zachary Rawe, the focus is that of the figure as opposed to […]

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Hollywood iconography at the Jewish Museum of Florida

Miami // February 13, 2014

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On March 3rd, the Jewish Museum of Florida – FIU opens (for members only) “Cinema Judaica: The War Years 1939-1949.” The exhibition, which comes from the Hebrew Union College/Jewish Institute of Religion, features

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Detroit HYE Times begins Kickstarter fund raising campaign – contribute until March 18th

Detroit // February 12, 2014

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By Ara Topouzian, Detroit HYE Times After months of preparation, I have launched my Kickstarter campaign to fund raise for my Detroit HYE Times film documentary project. Detroit HYE Times will be a 60-minute film documentary that highlights the history of Armenian musicians and music in Detroit, Michigan. The documentary will include rare interviews, photographs […]

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Double bill at Balch Street Theatre: “I Dreamed of Rats” and “Medea”

Akron, Theater // February 12, 2014

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Want some seriously good drama? Go to the Balch Street Theatre and see New World Performance Lab‘s offerings of two one person shows: “I Dreamed of Rats” and an adaptation of the classic tale of “Medea.” You won’t be disappointed, for the two actors holding forth on the intimate stage setting — Terence Cranendonk and Debora […]

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Macon natives form a group that fuses country, hip hop and rock called The Stixxx

Dance, Macon, Music // February 12, 2014

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There used to be a time when artists would box themselves into one genre. However, The Stixxx members are setting new parameters of what’s considered the norm of recording artists from Macon by mixing up three different genres to exhibit their style. The group’s mission is to portray the bad and good of the average […]

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More painting like this, please

Miami // February 11, 2014

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The two rooms in the spacious building on North Miami Avenue that houses Edge Zones Projects this month is just right for the large-scale paintings that are hanging there for “Clean Dressed, Dirty Mouth,” featuring seven painters and curated by David Marsh. But the site-specific one, painted directly onto a makeshift wall, lords over the […]

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MOCAD’s winter opening: Byars, backpacks and Buddha

Detroit // February 11, 2014

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Friday, February 7th marked the opening of several new exhibits within the winter season for the MOCAD (a Knight Arts grantee). The headliner is a pseudo-retrospective of Detroit-native performance and conceptual artist James Lee Byars, “I Cancel All My Works at Death.” The paradox of this exhibit is captured even in the title; James Lee Byars […]

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Jesse Potts explores transformation and perception at Practice

Philadelphia // February 11, 2014

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In Practice Gallery, for the month of February, artist Jesse Potts is going through the motions… but not in the mundane sort of way. The two-part installation which makes up his solo show “Wayward Burn” is heavily reliant on movement, although it takes more than a glance to realize it. Upon entering the space, the […]

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Miami Dance Mecca photo exhibit debuts at Miami International Airport

Miami // February 10, 2014

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In 2012, Miami Dance Mecca, run by Brazz Dance Theater, was awarded a $45,000 Knight Arts Challenge Miami grant to build Miami’s reputation as an emerging center for contemporary dance. Brazz Dance & MDC set out to create new works, help dancers develop professionally and launch a Brazilian dance festival. This month, part of that […]

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Architecture on view at the Bechtler

Charlotte // February 10, 2014

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Museum architecture gets all too scant attention within museum exhibition galleries, but the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art is reversing this trend with its newest exhibition: “Mario Botta: Architecture and Memory.” Focusing on the Bechtler Museum’s own building and the architect who designed it, “Mario Botta: Architecture and Memory” explores Botta’s career and early influences. Occupying the […]

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