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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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Inside AileyCamp Miami

Miami // August 25, 2011

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By Suzette Espinosa, Adrienne Arsht Center This month, 100 AileyCamp Miami campers, all middle school students from Miami-Dade County, took to the John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall stage at the Adrienne Arsht Center for a grand finale performance that reflected personal and artistic growth the young group garnered during a six-week full scholarship camp at the […]

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Bookspace

Philadelphia // August 25, 2011

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Phantasmagoria

Frankford Avenue’s Bookspace offers exactly what it says: books and space. Opened originally as a book warehouse with around 100,000 books, Bookspace sold online until 2008, when it opened its doors to the public. Since then, its taken the warehouse and slowly transformed it into a cultural and performance venue as well, offering art shows, […]

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Bearden’s Centennial Celebration begins

Charlotte, Uncategorized // August 25, 2011

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Sept. 2 marks artist Romare Bearden’s 100th birthday, but Charlotte begins its celebration of this Mecklenburg County native tonight. Bearden is best known for textured collages depicting scenes of social customs in modern African-American society, often with inspirations stemming from his first home in North Carolina. “LOOKING FORWARD / LOOKING BACK: Honoring the Legacy of […]

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Closing out summer with Gene Hackman, Borscht, Markus Gottschlich and “Cirque Éloize iD”

Miami, Music, Poetry, Theater // August 25, 2011

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Summer is almost over, but the arts are eternal. Even though the kids are going back to school and hurricane Irene is packing up and shimmying up the coast, the performing arts scene in Miami is still chugging along with

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Minnesota Museum of American Art — a revitalized museum built with vision, if not yet bricks

St. Paul // August 24, 2011

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When the Minnesota Museum of American Art (MMAA) announced early in 2009 it would close up shop indefinitely and move out of its downtown St. Paul gallery space, it wasn’t much of a surprise. There’d been rumbles: turbulence in the leadership, money woes, ineffective management, the loss of its space to redevelopment. Honestly, aside from […]

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