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New apps engaging arts audiences in Philadelphia

Philadelphia // November 17, 2014

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Two Philadelphia cultural institutions are using mobile technology to engage visitors and provide a deeper understanding of the arts. The Barnes Foundation and Philadelphia Orchestra recently released apps that enrich the audience experience. “The Philadelphia Orchestra is one of only a few in the world to create an in-concert mobile app that augments the concert […]

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Akron Art Museum hosts first ever exhibition of artist Butch Anthony

Akron // November 14, 2014

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The Akron Art Museum, a Knight Arts grantee, has a one of a kind exhibit going on with a one of a kind artist. The exhibition, “Butch Anthony: Vita Post Mortum,” which is on display through January 25, will feed your art-loving imagination. It’s a fascinating exhibition, and one not to be missed. The display […]

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“Inifinite Mile” announces Y1 print edition and November issue release party

Detroit // November 14, 2014

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This Saturday, November 15, from 6-8 p.m. at the Cass Café will be the release party for the latest issue of “Infinite Mile.” Issue #11 features contributions by Katherine Craig, Colin Darke, Clara DeGalan, Christina deRoos, Alex B. Hill, and Matthew Piper. ∞ mile (“Infinite Mile”) is a monthly online art journal based in Detroit. […]

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At the Bridges: some terrific offerings

Miami // November 14, 2014

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Duane Hanson might be the most famous artist to have lived and worked in South Florida, and who may be more familiar elsewhere. His eerily life-like figures and busts have been shown in museums across the world, and reside in collections such as the Saatchi Gallery, the Whitney, the Smithsonian and numerous others. But Hanson, […]

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Knight Foundation VP/Arts Dennis Scholl talks Knights Arts Challenge & the 2014 People’s Choice Award with CBS Miami

Uncategorized // November 13, 2014

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The 2014 Knight Arts Challenge People’s Choice Award is a once in a lifetime opportunity for a small and emerging arts organization in South Florida – $20,000s is up for grabs and you can have a say on who receives it! Click here to watch Knight Foundation VP/Arts Dennis Scholl discuss the Knights Arts Challenge […]

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Knight Foundation VP/Arts Dennis Scholl talks Knights Arts Challenge & the 2014 People’s Choice Award with CBS Miami

Miami // November 13, 2014

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The 2014 Knight Arts Challenge People’s Choice Award is a once in a lifetime opportunity for a small and emerging arts organization in South Florida – $20,000s is up for grabs and you can have a say on who receives it! Learn more above as Knight Foundation VP/Arts Dennis Scholl discusses the Knights Arts Challenge […]

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Celebrate “The Firebird”

Charlotte // November 13, 2014

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“The Sun is a life force. It makes everything grow. A divinity that can lift our spirits. I have conceived of the sun as a Bird like those found in American Indian and Mexican legends. The bird is the creature closest to the sun.” ~ Niki de Saint Phalle “The Firebird” outside of the Bechtler […]

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Lewis Colburn and the monumental task of commemorating everything and nothing at all

Philadelphia // November 13, 2014

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Lewis Colburn is the sort of historian that creates history. Through the images of antiquity and memorial that he harnesses to fabricate his show, “On This Site,” at Napoleon, Colburn departs on a monumental farce that is comical yet philosophically challenging. By recognizing the present as an integral step toward the narrative of historical hindsight, the artist allows […]

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“Madama Butterfly” opens FGO’s 74th season

Miami, Theater // November 13, 2014

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Madama Butterfly. Photo by Rod Millington.

When Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” opened in 1904, it flopped. After a few months of careful revisions and intense rehearsals, Puccini nailed it. “Madama Butterfly” has since turned into one of the most performed operas in the world, and its impact on culture is almost incalculable. On Saturday, November 15th, the Florida Grand Opera, a Knight […]

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Mercer University’s African Student Association Art Explosion benefit

Dance, Macon, Music, Poetry, Theater // November 12, 2014

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The Mercer University African Student Association is partnering with Touched by an Angel, a nonprofit organization, for a philanthropic event to collect and give basic essentials to infants and their mothers in Zambia. Taking place on November 15 at 8 p.m., the Art Explosion will showcase a variety of artists from the community and other campus organizations. The lineup […]

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