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Clinton Snider’s “Sleeping Potential” reveals small wonders at Popps Packing

Detroit // April 3, 2015

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Artist Clinton Snider is best known for his moody landscapes and portraits—blue/green toned images that overlap the whimsy of children’s book-style illustrations, a cadre of offbeat characters, and the poignancy of vacant landscapes. In “Sleeping Potential,” a new collection of work will be on display at Popps Packing through April 11, Snider reveals some of […]

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Holocaust Remembrance Day honored nationwide on April 13

All Communities // April 2, 2015

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By National Jewish Theater Foundation On April 13, 2015 organizations across the country including major theaters, universities, memorial museums and embassies will unite to honor victims of the Holocaust by joining in the first ever Remembrance Readings for Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah). This event was conceived and launched by the National Jewish Theater Foundation (NJTF) as a way to […]

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Open rehearsal for New World Performance Laboratory’s “The Devil’s Milk Trilogy” generated good audience feeback

Akron, Theater // April 2, 2015

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A few months ago, CATAC (the Center for Applied Theatre and Culture) announced that it had received a $15,000 grant from the Knight Foundation to create a dramatic piece about the history of rubber in Akron through its production arm, the New World Performance Laboratory. The outlines of the project were covered in another post, in […]

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Poetry, everywhere, in Miami this month

Miami // April 1, 2015

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By Fernando Gonzalez, Miami-based freelance writer When the stated goal is to deliver a poem to the more than 2.6 million residents of Miami-Dade County, politely inviting people to readings and hoping for the best is not a promising option. So O, Miami, the annual festival celebrating National Poetry Month that begins today, did the […]

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Artist Michael Bahl combines science and imagination to startling effect

St. Paul // April 1, 2015

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By Levi Weinhagen, St. Paul arts blogger Not many artists are called unique and actually deserve it. But sculptor and Paleo-osteological interpreter Michael Bahl makes work that is truly unlike anything else in the art world. Bahl’s newest project, thanks in part to a Knight Arts Challenge grant, will be a bronze skeleton of a large […]

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The Jason Taylor Foundation is taking over South Florida with youth poetry

Miami // April 1, 2015

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The Jason Taylor Foundation is taking over South Florida with youth poetry. Louder Than A Bomb Florida, a Knight Arts Challenge Grant recipient, utilizes the art of spoken word poetry to provide students with the platform to share their stories with the world. Also supported by The Miami Dolphins Foundation, Nova Southeastern University, and many […]

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French culture takes Florida

Miami // April 1, 2015

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Starting today, Knight Arts grantee Tigertail Productions will host a month-long frenzy of French-related cultural events, performed and created by both locals and those from the Francophone world. While heavy on music and film, the FLA-FRA Festival also incorporates a series called Culture Clicks that centers around work by local artists. The series includes 12 […]

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Stirring and informative images from Laos and its diaspora at Asian Arts Initiative

KAC Philadelphia, Philadelphia // April 1, 2015

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In order to look back at more than 40 years in diaspora, Asian Arts Initiative is currently showcasing an exhibit of artwork by Lao American artists titled “Laos in the House: Voices from Four Decades of the Lao Diaspora.” Some of the artists have never presented work in Philadelphia before, and their subjects range from […]

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Conversation Starter: Love-Trouble

Philadelphia // April 1, 2015

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By Philadelphia Young Playwrights “Most girls’ boy problems consist of them having to choose between two guys or something like that. I have to choose between a guy and my religion.” Each spring, Young Playwrights partners with InterAct Theatre Company to produce the Young Voices Monologue Festival, featuring the work of talented high school students […]

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Free to download: a new book of art projects for kids

Philadelphia // April 1, 2015

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By Art Sphere After a lot of hard work and generous help, we are excited to share “Creating Legacies through Art,” a book of free art lesson plans for anyone serving curious kids. The book is designed to provide teachers and families with free, approachable art projects that stimulate creative thinking and self-expression. Each lesson […]

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