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The Moving Perspective Festival closes

Dance, Miami, Theater // February 10, 2014

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Lazaro Godoy

The Moving Perspective Festival at Inkub8, a Knight Arts Grantee, is described as “a series of individually conceived weekly workshops, “labjam “sessions and intensives designed as an open dialogue to identify meanings and procedures from idea to presentation.” But what the festival represents is Inkub8′s and its allies’ insistence that Miami become a center for […]

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Say it all with flowers — about life, love and world trade

2008 Miami Winners, 2009 Miami Winners, 2011 Miami Winners, Miami // February 7, 2014

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. And this particularly commercialized holiday is intricately associated with flowers. Every ad tells you to buy the blooms for someone, anyone, to prove your love — it’s a great gig for the flower industry. That industry is something that New York artist Virginia Poundstone has been intrigued by for years. […]

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Making prints and printmakers at Ocelot Print Shop

Detroit // February 7, 2014

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This week, over two sessions that took place February 4-5, Ocelot Print Shop held its first Screen Print 101 class of 2014. The two-day series led students through the basic printing process, beginning with design, moving through screen prep and exposure, practicing printing, and rounding out with cleanup. Beginners were carried through step-by-step process by […]

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6 pro tips on winning the South Florida Knight Arts Challenge

KAC Miami, Miami // February 7, 2014

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Video: From WPBT2 on YouTube What do you need to win the Knight Arts Challenge? A great idea, of course! This is an ideas contest, after all, and the readers will base their initial decisions on the project’s merits. That said, Arts Program Officer Tatiana Hernandez has a few tips on how to make your […]

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You have an “Invitation to Stare” at Akron Art Museum

Akron // February 7, 2014

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It isn’t always the large-scale art openings that make you stand up and take notice. At times it is the smaller, intimate ones that can take the breath away, and that is the case with the current exhibit at the Akron Art Museum, a Knight Arts grantee, called “Invitation to Stare: Photographic Portraits.” Curator for […]

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New works, innovative programming coming to North Carolina Dance Theatre

Charlotte // February 6, 2014

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By Douglas Singleton For this year’s performance of “Innovative Works,” North Carolina Dance Theatre Artistic Director Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux collaborates with local poet-actor Quentin Talley on a performance titled “Transformation.” Talley starts by blending in with the audience. As the performance progresses, he breaks the fourth wall and joins the dancers on stage. “I transformed from […]

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MOCA, North Miami to explore cultural impact of burgeoning Nigerian film industry

Miami // February 6, 2014

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By Valerie Ricordi, MOCA Over the last decade and a half, the Nigerian film industry, Nollywood, has grown to be the second most prolific in the world, after India’s Bollywood. Its acclaim was initially restricted to Nigerian and African audiences but as an English language art form, its productions are now widely-distributed in the UK, […]

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Thru and ‘Trued’ canvases

Miami // February 6, 2014

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The slightly askew white walls, the unfinished, splotchy concrete floor of Dimensions Variable (a Knight Arts grantee) turns out to be a great backdrop for the five large-scale paintings of Miami-based artist Lynne Golob Gelfman that are currently on display. There is something topographical about the abstract paintings, most of which are recent work, which […]

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Jacob Feige reflects via commercial commentary at PhilaMOCA

Philadelphia // February 6, 2014

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Jacob Feige is having a sale, since he has a bit of a surplus on his hands. In fact, the entire 14-foot high wall of PhilaMOCA is awkwardly covered in his mostly large-scale (7-foot+) oil paintings for the show “Overstock,” which hangs in the former tombstone showroom throughout the month of February. If the exhibit […]

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“Race” rages onto Weathervane Playhouse main stage

Akron, Theater // February 5, 2014

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David Mamet’s play “Race” (currently running at Weathervane Playhouse, a Knight Arts grantee), is fraught with tension. That’s apparent before the story begins, for, while sitting waiting for the lights to come up, there is a clock ticking away – sometimes slowly and rhythmically, sometimes moving at presto staccato. You get the idea that it […]

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