Recent Articles

The Philadelphia Live Arts Festival presents FOOD COURT

Philadelphia // October 26, 2011

0

By Robin Barnes, The Philadelphia Live Arts Festival The Philadelphia Live Arts Festival is thrilled to announce its upcoming US premiere presentation and the only American showing of FOOD COURT, a production by Geelong Australia’s Back to Back Theatre. Back to Back has a 23-year history of creating works by and for an ensemble of actors perceived […]

Continue →

Getting to know the women of Minnesota design by name

St. Paul, Uncategorized // October 26, 2011

0

Here we are, more than 50 years past the boys’ club context of the advertising and design world of the “Mad Men” era. While women have taken a much more prominent role in the field since then, they’ve done so primarily in anonymity, their many accomplishments valuable to clients and colleagues but largely unrecognized by […]

Continue →

Knight Arts Challenge Winner Profile: The Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby Gets the Community Moving

KAC Philadelphia, Philadelphia // October 26, 2011

0

Last spring, the New Kensington Community Development Corporation was named a Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia winner for the Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby. Founded in 2007, the annual derby strengthens the cultural and economic fabric of the Kensington community by celebrating the talents of local artists in a fun and interactive way that attracts thousands of […]

Continue →

Art made for different beats

All Communities, Miami // October 25, 2011

0

There’s jazz in the photographic imagery hanging in the unlikely venue of a dentist office waiting room. There is music in the truncated snapshots, in the blurred visions, in the dimmed light, of hands and arms in motion, spinning records, a television screen, a plate with bits of food. It’s some earlier work of Adler […]

Continue →

Shared humanity takes different forms in “Modulate”

Philadelphia // October 25, 2011

0

Ana Hernandez

Opening on Thursday, Oct. 27 at the Center for Emerging Visual Artists is the show “Modulate.” The reception on Thursday lasts from 5 until 7 p.m., and the exhibit itself runs through Nov. 22. The show features two artists: Allison Kaufman and Ana B. Hernandez. While they seem utterly different in their approach, these two artists […]

Continue →

Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ Cultural Passport Program is in full swing

Miami // October 25, 2011

0

By Matthew Sabatella, Miami-Dade County Public Schools Cultural Passport is an innovative educational initiative designed to provide all Miami-Dade County Public Schools students in grades K-12 with a different cultural field experience each school year. In partnership with South Florida’s finest cultural organizations and venues, this sequential program ensures equal access to arts and culture […]

Continue →

Detroit’s poetry movement now in motion

Detroit, Poetry // October 25, 2011

0

Images provided by “[sic]” Achille Bianchi and Jonathan Rajewski This poem is called “Punchline related to Ulysses by James Joyce,” read John Brown this past Saturday at the independent bookstore Leopold’s Books during the launch of “[sic],” Detroit’s freshest take on exposing literary talent to the city and the world. “[sic]” (also an editing term used to show […]

Continue →

A poetic vision for a globalized world in Ed Bok Lee’s ‘Whorled’

Poetry, St. Paul // October 24, 2011

0

“Whorled,” Ed Bok Lee’s recently published collection of poems, is a far bigger book than its modest page count suggests. In it, the award-winning St. Paul-based poet addresses a broad sweep of subjects  — globalization, war, love and loss; the distinctions of culture, language and identity in an age of multiculturalism. But he does so […]

Continue →

Dream makers and risk takers come out for TEDxCharlotte

Charlotte, Music, Poetry, Uncategorized // October 24, 2011

0

The second TEDxCharlotte conference was recently held on Saturday, Oct. 15 at Queens University. This independently organized TED event was of the same “TED” non-profit that started in 1984 as an event bringing together people from the technology, entertainment and design worlds. Each TED event — and there are now many throughout the world — […]

Continue →

Inkub8 workshop series

Miami, Music, Poetry, Theater // October 24, 2011

0

One of my favorite lines from Jeanette Winterson’s essay “Art Objects” goes like this: “If the arts did not exist, at every moment, someone would begin to create them, in song, out of dust and mud, and although the artifacts might be destroyed, the energy

Continue →

Please see our Privacy Policy

Trust-E
TRUSTe online privacy certification