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Jake Yeager and Edward Brady at Napoleon

Philadelphia // January 19, 2012

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Napoleon is the tiny, but powerful gallery (see also: the Napoleon Complex) located on the second floor of the building housing Knight Arts grantee Vox Populi, Marginal Utility and Grizzly Grizzly, among others. The one-room gallery keeps the shows predictably concise and, as is the case with its current show, this is definitely a benefit of […]

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“SpeakOut” with Lenelle Moise

Miami, Poetry // January 19, 2012

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“Tell a truth on purpose. Tempt with exactitude. Make the work you need. Risk being loved.” These are wise words from Haitian-American poet, playwright and spoken word artist Lenelle Moïse, who returns to Miami Feb. 6 through 10 for Knight Arts grantee Tigertail Production’s “SpeakOut” spoken

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Author Myla Goldberg talks mean girls and “False Friends” at the St. Paul Jewish Community Center

St. Paul // January 18, 2012

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Since the big holidays, I’ve been going through my calendar, scouring event listings for art exhibitions to see and write about here. But as a lion’s share of St. Paul’s notable visual arts venues reside in the city’s colleges and universities, I’ll be sitting on my hands a couple of weeks more, it looks like, […]

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Building a thriving arts community in Bradenton, FL

All Communities // January 17, 2012

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By Bahia Ramos-Synnott, Knight Foundation’s Director, Community Foundations Last Monday I traveled to Bradenton, FL with Knight Foundation Program Director Meredith Hector and VP of Arts Dennis Scholl to hear Dennis give a talk on the arts as fuel for community engagement. Bradenton has recently gained notoriety as one of the top ten small places […]

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Brash, broad and beautiful

All Communities, Miami // January 17, 2012

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Much has and will be made about the pure, raw imagery of Dana Schutz, who just had a mid-career survey open up at the Miami Art Museum, a Knight Arts grantee . The show came originally from the Neuberger Museum in New York. There is the painting with the head eating its own face (and […]

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Nick Cave “Let’s C” at the Fabric Workshop and Museum

Philadelphia // January 17, 2012

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Let’s C

Currently on display at the Fabric Workshop and Museum are prominent works by Chicago-based artist Nick Cave for his exhibition “Let’s C.” Cave is currently the artist in residence at the Fabric Workshop and his show can be divided into two main parts: the physical aspects (costumes, setting), as well as live performance elements. The […]

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Beautiful trash, through the eyes of artist Carrie Dickason

Detroit // January 17, 2012

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On one of the first legitimately cold and snowy nights this Detroit winter, I had the pleasure of attending the opening reception of Carrie Dickason’s “Second Nature” at A Public Pool, the Hamtramck-area gallery. The work on display was a colorful and lively grouping, comprised mainly of discarded materials, such as plastic containers that once […]

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Abakanowicz creates new work for Davidson College

Charlotte // January 16, 2012

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January is an exciting month for the arts at Davidson College (a Knight arts grantee). “Davidson Collects: A Celebration of Art & Learning” is the culmination of much work, support and the generosity of many individuals. The jewel of this exhibition is the acquisition of a new Magdalena Abakanowicz outdoor sculpture specially conceived by the […]

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“It’s a Family Affair” at New World Symphony

Music, Poetry, Theater // January 16, 2012

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Next Sunday, Jan. 22, the New World Symphony will host its fourth annual kid-friendly “It’s a Family Affair!” featuring a concert and a hands-on “21st century musical wonderland.” This is the event for parents and kids, especially

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Theatre Unbound unleashes an “Xtreme Smackdown” of 24-hour plays

St. Paul, Theater // January 16, 2012

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It’s difficult to communicate the experience of watching Theatre Unbound’s “24:00:00 Xtreme Theatre Smackdown.” I was entertained by this new incarnation of the feminist company’s popular annual event, the 24-Hour Play Project. From what I could tell, everyone in Saturday’s audience for the one-night-only show enjoyed the silliness and scrappy, low-fi spectacle of the evening’s […]

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