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Artist profile: Steve Vaynshtok from Fight Like Animals

Miami, Music // May 23, 2011

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An instrumental juggernaut. That is just one of the many adjectives used to describe the sonic vibe of Miami-based duo Fight Like Animals. The duo, comprised of producer/ guitarist Brett Flaherty and primary songwriter/ guitarist Rostislav (Steve) Vaynshtok, layer an arrangement of beats and synthesizers with rhythmic guitar riffs, which is the signature sound

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See the light

Miami // May 20, 2011

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Paul Myoda’s “Glittering Machines” has been extended at the Dorsch Gallery. Fantastic idea. These light works, in both the front space and the darkened room behind, are activated by sensors. They move, jump, make noise and cast different shadows, depending on where you stand in proximity to them. There’s a sense of science and technology […]

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The Red Thread weaves a big community impact

Miami // May 20, 2011

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Last fall the PlayGround Theatre received a $100,000 Knight Arts Challenge grant to produce the world premiere of The Red Thread, a children’s play based on an ancient folktale and designed to foster an understanding of Chinese culture. An estimated 16,000 children, teachers, family members and others will make up the audiences for 62 performances […]

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A new space for sound art in Eastern Market

Detroit // May 20, 2011

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Keep your eyes (and more to the point, your ears) on the 2:1 Gallery, a new art space in an old building in Detroit’s Eastern Market district. Under the guidance of Gregory Holm, one of the artists responsible for last year’s “Ice House Detroit” project, the space is currently serving as a pop-up sound art […]

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Meet the McColl Center’s first Knight Foundation artists-in-residence

Charlotte // May 19, 2011

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McColl Center for Visual Art is eagerly awaiting the arrival of the first of three, Knight Foundation Artists-in-Residence. Cuban born Quiesqueya Henriquez, a mixed media artist will be one of the first to start her residency at the Center on June 1. Henriquez will lead a free artist talk at the Center on Saturday, June […]

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Mozart, piano fests make for a lively late May in Miami

Miami, Music // May 19, 2011

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Two favorite Miami classical events that usually take place around this time of year have just begun or will get under way today: The Mainly Mozart Festival and the Miami International Piano Festival. The Mainly Mozart Festival (this is the 18th edition) got under way May 15 at the Westin Colonnade Hotel in Coral Gables, […]

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NoDa’s metamorphosis: part 2

Charlotte, Music, Uncategorized // May 19, 2011

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This weekend is a great time to check out “NoDa” and experience, first hand, what happens when artists and businesses work together to give an historic Charlotte neighborhood yet another life. This Thursday, Friday and Saturday there are various offerings to stimulate the senses, from the All Arts Market to Pimp My Rack and the Charlotte […]

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Dancing their way into the 2011 Knight Arts Challenge

KAC Miami, Miami // May 19, 2011

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The finalists for the 2011 Knight Arts Challenge Miami were recently announced and at least one local community is buzzing with excitement. Miami’s dance community represents eight of 56 spots – an achievement recognized by Knight-funded Artburst Miami, Miami’s media bureau for the arts. Artburst editorial director Celeste Fraser Delgado congratulates the eight dance project […]

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Out in the Tropics: a different kind of festival

Dance, Miami, Poetry, Theater // May 18, 2011

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Out in the Tropics, a different kind of performing arts festival produced by FUNDarte, will turn South Florida upside down with a diverse group of award-winning, contemporary gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer artists and arts events June 9 through 19, 2011. This year’s Out in the Tropics will include a diverse range of performance […]

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Camp Kappawanna sneak peak

Miami // May 18, 2011

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By Stephanie Norman, Producing Artistic Director of City Theatre Summer Camp. Those 2 words conjure up so many personal memories of late night whisperings, day time activities of swimming, boating, arts & crafts; new friends, bug juice, peanut butter and honey sandwiches, camping, bugs, bugs, bees, big skies of glittering diamonds, red clay that stained all […]

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