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Weekend Preview: Afro-Futurism, Elements of Whimsy, and Breakfast with Mr. Louie

Detroit // September 12, 2014

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In anticipation of an action-packed weekend, here’s a few not-to-be-missed opportunities to engage with some of Detroit’s most exciting art venues. First, you can whet your desire for opening night excitement at N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Arts (a Knight Arts grantee), where three new shows are being celebrated from 6-9 p.m. Herbert Gentry and his […]

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Charlotte Ballet’s Corps de Ballet hosts “Pointe the Way” to benefit scholarship dance program

Charlotte // September 12, 2014

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By Logan McSwain, Charlotte Ballet On September 27 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Patricia McBride & Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance, Charlotte Ballet’s Corps de Ballet presents Pointe the Way. The evening of cocktails, great food, live music, dancing and a variety of exciting auction items benefits Reach, Charlotte Ballet’s nationally recognized outreach […]

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VICE reviews Detroit House Guests

Detroit // September 12, 2014

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Knight Arts Detroit Challenge winners Detroit House Guests scored a bit of media attention this week as VICE’s Kim Taylor Bennett reviews a recent performance at Moogfest. Watch the video above for a sneak peak and click here to read the complete review.

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A chat with Gentry Isaiah George Artistic Director, ZEST COLLECTIVE Contemporary Performance Art

Miami // September 12, 2014

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By Julie Travers, Arts & Business Council of Miami Recognizing the booming enthusiasm for the arts in Miami, it is wonderful to feature dance change makers like Gentry Isaiah George in our new blog forum. Born in Miami Gentry’s local roots run deep. He began his artistic studies with Linda Agyapong at the Community Book […]

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“Greasepaint” at Weathervane Playhouse

Akron, Theater // September 12, 2014

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Things must have really been in super-hype mode in the week leading up to opening for Weathervane Playhouse, a Knight Arts grantee, in its production of “The Roar of the Greasepaint – the Smell of the Crowd.” As the curtain went up, it was apparent that actor David Dukeman was on book, on the stage, […]

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Little LAB: September 20

Miami // September 12, 2014

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Locust Projects invites artists age 4-13 to participate in Little LAB, a hands-on program where children create a project amidst our current exhibition: Sunday in the Park by Sarah Crowner with Sari Carel and Exile Books. Saturday, September 20, 11am-1pm Please RSVP: info@locustprojects.org or 305-576-8570 ABOUT LOCUST PROJECTS Locust Projects is a not for profit […]

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Sweat with Miguel Rodríguez Sepúlveda

Miami, Theater // September 11, 2014

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We all sweat. It’s the body’s way of cooling us down, especially on those lovely August days in Miami when there are no clouds in the sky and the sun can have its way with us. However, for Mexico City-based artist Miguel Rodríguez Sepúlveda, sweat serves a higher cultural purpose. This Saturday, Locust Projects presents Emergía […]

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Highlights from September’s First Friday Gallery Crawl in the Southend

Charlotte // September 11, 2014

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I am always delighted by the monthly exhibitions on view in the galleries of Charlotte’s Southend, and this past Frist Friday Gallery Crawl was the perfect chance to check them out. Ciel Gallery and Lark & Key on East Park Avenue were particularly enthralling. Ciel hosted a unique show, partnering with TreesCharlotte to help spread […]

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Sketches and ideas from the West Coast on display at Fjord

Philadelphia // September 11, 2014

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For creative individuals, sometimes the burden of making a meaningful artwork is a lot to bear, especially when publicly displaying them is part of the equation. Luckily, not every artwork needs to encompass vast intellectual territory or requires hours of hard work to assemble – that is what sketches are for. As for showing off […]

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A new dance opera by Penelope Freeh and Jocelyn Hagen set to premiere at the O’Shaughnessy

Dance, Music, Poetry, St. Paul // September 11, 2014

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For the latest in their Women of Substance series, St. Kate’s O’Shaughnessy Auditorium is presenting a world premiere dance opera, “Test Pilot,” which offers a lens onto the Wright Brothers’ historic experiments with flight, as seen through the eyes of their much less well-known sister, Katharine. A collaborative project by two McKnight Artist Fellows, composer […]

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