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Hay House fosters a spring stroll of Macon’s houses and gardens

Macon // April 30, 2014

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If you happen to admire architecture, gardens and interior design, the Hay House Spring Stroll of Macon Houses and Gardens will enlighten your creativity for commercial and residential purposes. Starting Friday, May 2 through Sunday, May 4, there will be a tour of Macon’s exclusive gardens in the Ingleside and Vista Circle stretch. Friday and Saturday, […]

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Exile Books wins FEAST Miami grant

Miami, Poetry // April 30, 2014

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Amanda Keeley. Photo by Jorge Graupera.

In 2013, FEAST Miami, co-founded by Chef Loren Pulitzer and producer/curator Susan Caraballo, won a Knight Arts Challenge grant to support artistic and cultural initiatives through direct grants to artists and arts organizations. The grants are awarded during vegan pop-up dinners at art venues, and the diners who attend the dinners will vote for one […]

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Cintas celebrates 50 years

Miami // April 29, 2014

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It’s been 50 years now that the Cintas Foundation has been promoting cultural output from Cuba-born artists living and working outside of the island. Every year for half a century the foundation has awarded fellowships during an annual competition to writers, musicians and composers, architects and visual artists. The work of the latter is usually […]

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The Free Library of Philadelphia celebrates Shakespeare at 450

Philadelphia // April 29, 2014

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Upon entering the Rare Book Department at the Free Library of Philadelphia, it is easy to find oneself transported. Surely, being surrounded by cuneiform tablets, ancient Bibles, and all manner of seminal literary works is enough to remind each of us that we are standing on the shoulders of giants, but if a reminder was […]

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Living Green in the D! Preview: “Lean, Mean & Green,” and growing tomorrow’s Detroit

Detroit // April 29, 2014

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On Wednesday, April 30th, The Greening of Detroit will be hosting a future-building event, Living Green in the D!, which includes a screening of the film Lean, Mean & Green, a documentary by Carrie Lezotte that premiered at the Detroit Film Theatre on September 25, 2013, and was also included in the Freep Film Festival […]

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Charlotte Ballet: an ever changing work of art

Charlotte // April 28, 2014

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After 44 years, the North Carolina Dance Theatre sheds its cumbersome name in lieu of a more concise and appropriate appellation: Charlotte Ballet! Announced at the opening of Dwight Rhoden’s “Othello” on April 24th, the change in name was met with raucous cheers and applause. Officially, the new name went into effect on April 27, […]

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Nurturing South Florida’s social entrepreneurs

Miami // April 28, 2014

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By Silas Munro, Miami : Open : Source Miami : Open : Source, a 2013 Knight Arts Challenge winner, has been granted co-working space and mentorship services at the Center for Social Change in Coral Gables as we raise funds, connect to partners and refine our business strategy. Our project seeks to cultivate the use of […]

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#ThisIsWhere

Miami, Poetry // April 28, 2014

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#ThisIsWhere

Poetry is a kind of geography. It is a map that places us and reminds us of the past–of memories stuck in our subconscious. #ThisIsWhere _____________ is a WLRN + O, Miami poetry contest that encourages all South Floridians to write a poem about a place that is meaningful to them. Locals wrote poems about […]

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Innovators Alive produces Oh Snap! Makeup and Nail Competition

Macon // April 28, 2014

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Oh Snap! Makeup and Nail Competition is the first of its kind to happen as a stand-alone event from major hair shows in Macon-Bibb County. Productions such as this usually happen in major metropolitan areas. However, Princess Davis is a young artist and entrepreneur who decided she wanted to create a local competition with big […]

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Kristal Leebrick of St. Paul snags first prize in Garrison Keillor’s second annual “Love Poems” contest

Poetry, St. Paul // April 28, 2014

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Common Good Books proprietor Garrison Keillor hosted a “celebration of poetry” at Macalester College’s Weyerhauser Chapel this past Sunday afternoon – a lovely way to round out National Poetry Month. The event was held in honor of the indie bookshop’s second annual “Love Poems” competition; a St. Paul-based author and editor of Park Bugle community newspaper, Kristal Leebrick, earned […]

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