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The North Carolina Dance Festival

Charlotte // January 20, 2014

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The North Carolina Dance Festival (NCDF) comes to Charlotte this Friday and Saturday January 24-25, featuring eight touring artists/choreographers selected by Dance Project, Inc. as well as six local artists and choreographers. Dance Project Inc., a non-profit organization under the direction of Jan Van Dyke, began NCDF in 1991 in order to build the North […]

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Octavio Campos & the MTC want you!

Miami // January 20, 2014

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The SandBox Series. Octavio Campos.

The SandBox Series at Miami Theater Center (MTC) nurtures artists under the guidance of Series Producer Octavio Campos. The SandBox Series, a Knights Arts grantee, welcomes artists from all

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St. Paul’s Historic Victoria Theater Slated for Renovation and New Life as a Community Arts Center

St. Paul, Theater // January 20, 2014

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“If a building could smile, this place would have an ear-to-ear grin today,” said a Frogtown resident at last week’s press conference about plans to turn the neighborhood’s historic but long derelict Victoria Theater into a community arts center. Another resident, a 22-year Frogtown homeowner who’s been actively involved in efforts to revitalize the landmark, […]

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Grant Jammatron gives life to Macon’s Hip Hop culture

Macon, Music // January 19, 2014

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The legendary Grant’s Lounge in downtown Macon has a history of nurturing up and coming artists. From the early days of partnering with Capricorn Records to the present day of embracing the Grant Jammatron, the legacy continues. Back in the day, Phil Walden was skeptical about new artists crowding the Capricorn Records’ studio. So, he […]

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The art of nanoscopy, or of minuscule fabrication

Miami // January 17, 2014

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It is frankly impossible to describe what you will see when looking at the artworks of Michel Paysant at the Lelia Mordoch gallery in Wynwood. It is at once so esoteric and also historically universal that the right words don’t really exist. But here’s an attempt. After the main screen computer is turned on and […]

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Get the scoop on the South Florida Knight Arts Challenge

KAC Miami, Miami, Uncategorized // January 17, 2014

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We’re days away from opening applications for the 2014 Knight Arts Challenge, which funds the best ideas for the arts in South Florida. (Update: applications now open.)  This is our seventh edition of the challenge. And over the past few years, we’ve increasingly seen great ideas, the kind of ideas you can’t wait to like, […]

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INSIGHTS: Jardí Tancat

Miami // January 17, 2014

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By Emily Parkinson, Miami City Ballet Performing Nacho Duato’s Jardí Tancat has been a new experience for our dancers and audiences alike. As the first Duato work in our repertoire, the grounded, lyrical choreography danced barefoot to the soulful music of Maria del Mar Bonet has certainly stretched our dancers boundaries. For our audiences, this […]

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Welcome to Detroit’s newest art journal, “∞ mile”

Detroit // January 17, 2014

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Built on the creative organizational prowess of curator and arts administrator Jennifer Junkermeier in collaboration with artist, writer and teacher Stephen Garret Dewyer comes ∞ mile, a new monthly journal of “art + culture(s) in Detroit.” The inaugural issue debuted in late December, with features by both co-founders, as well as a treatise on diversity within […]

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Pianist Jeremy Denk to appear for Tuesday Musical

Akron, Music // January 17, 2014

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If you took in the 2010 Joshua Bell concert for Tuesday Musical, a Knight Arts grantee, then you also were probably aware of the accompanist he had for the evening – Jeremy Denk. It will be Denk’s turn when he will perform a piano solo concert on February 4. According to TM officials, Denk has […]

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Henrique Oliveira installation coming to Charlotte

Charlotte // January 17, 2014

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World-renowned Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira is currently in Charlotte creating a site-specific installation for the University of North Carolina Charlotte at its Center City Building in the Projective Eye Gallery. Winner of the illustrious Marcantonio Vilaca prize for the arts with installations in Paris, Sao Paulo Biennial, Mexico, Miami, Houston and Washington, D.C., it is […]

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