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The “Making and Meaning” of Mark Garry

Detroit // August 30, 2011

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Upon researching Dublin artist Mark Garry for this article, I was comforted to find that I am not the only individual who had a difficult time defining his work. The artist uses his gentle and delicate sculptures skillfully placed around Detroit’s Cave gallery to make viewers consider how to navigate the space. The added sound […]

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Fourth Wall Salon at Philadelphia Museum of Art

Dance, KAC Philadelphia, Music, Philadelphia, Poetry // August 30, 2011

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This Friday, Sept. 2, Fourth Wall Arts will be hosting its 15th Salon from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. There are a wide array of artists and performers making an appearance at this Salon event. From poets and sculptors to music, dance and magic tricks, there is certainly plenty to check […]

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Carolina Actors Studio Theatre’s “AUGUST: Osage County” is unforgettable

Charlotte, Theater // August 29, 2011

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Carolina Actors Studio Theatre (CAST) is all about creating an experience that extends beyond the stage. Because of this, I am sharing my personal experience with “AUGUST: Osage County” this past Friday, Aug. 26. I knew Carolina Actors Studio Theatre received a “Cultural Innovation” grant from the Arts & Science Council, a Knight Arts grantee, and the John […]

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Playing “Pretend” with poet Kathryn Kysar

Poetry, St. Paul // August 29, 2011

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“I am large, I contain multitudes.” My mind keeps going to Whitman’s famous line from “Song of Myself” as I mull over Kathryn Kysar’s newly published poetry collection, “Pretend the World.” Her poems here, like Whitman’s, are at once deeply personal and expansive. She channels a diversity of voices and experiences — from near and […]

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Inkub8 open call for artists

Miami, Music, Poetry, Theater, Uncategorized // August 29, 2011

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It’s that time of year again, when the creative minds and open arms at Inkub8 unlock their doors for Miami-based artists during the 2011- 2012 Inkub8r Open-Studio Series. This year, like every year, the incubator series accepts applications from performance-based artists and filmmakers whose work is hybrid, experimental, sound, physical

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Set your DVR: PBS Fall Arts Festival

All Communities // August 26, 2011

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Arts television kicks up a notch this October as PBS launches its nine-part PBS Arts Fall Festival.  Sponsored by Knight Foundation, the Fall Festival explores the art scenes in the Blue Ridge Mountain, Chicago, Cleveland, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, San Francisco and Seattle. Look for full-length performances, artist & performer profiles, behind-the-scenes documentaries and […]

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Heads up: Deadlines looming

Miami // August 26, 2011

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Five local artists will be chosen to live and work in subsidized studios in downtown Miami, in the second year of the LegalArt Residency program, a Knight Arts grantee. The only thing is, the deadline to get in on this unique opportunity is Sept. 2. This type of residency is something Miami has been wanting […]

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Prepping for Marshland Security

Detroit // August 26, 2011

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By Meranda Stuart, Matrix Theatre For the past few weeks, Matrix Theatre’s puppet department has focused on the fundraising, production and performance of its original show: Marshland Security. Marshland Security focuses on the current landscape of Detroit and features local Detroit teens. The story follows Dante the frog and his journey into the city of […]

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Seraphic Fire makes another iTunes conquest

Miami, Music // August 26, 2011

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Once again, Seraphic Fire has set the world of iTunes on its ear, climbing up into the top 10 on the Apple music service’s classical charts earlier this month with its newest disc, just as it did last year with its record of the Monteverdi “Vespers of 1610.” This year, it’s the Hausmusik version of […]

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Detroit’s unsung 300,000-square-foot gallery

Detroit, Uncategorized // August 26, 2011

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“We just wanted to make recycling cool,” says Matthew Naimi, director of operations at Recycle Here! “Artists and musicians make people come back.” Recycle Here! was started in 2005 and now functions as the city of Detroit’s recycling program. Since then, it has recycled more than 4,400,000 pounds of material from more than 73,000 visits […]

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