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Summit Artspace showcases newspaper artists

Akron // May 5, 2011

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Jessie Raynor, Director Akron Area Arts Alliance The Akron Beacon Journal, the first Knight newspaper, has had many talented people pass through its newsroom – and some of the most talented never wrote an article.  This May through June 5, Summit Artspace Gallery is presenting an exhibition called Beyond Newsprint, which shows off the talents […]

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Looking Back at Artlurker

Miami // May 5, 2011

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By Annie Hollingsworth Artlurker.com, Miami’s notorious art and culture blog, is now three years old. In that short time, other local blogs have come and gone, but Artlurker’s founder and editor Tom Hollingworth has kept the website running strong, even though he just left town on a vegetable oil powered bus converted into a makeshift […]

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Fresh perspective: Meet the first Adrienne Arsht Center Student Reviewer

Miami // May 5, 2011

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By Arsht Center Staff Armando Santana, a 16-year-old sophomore at New World School of the Arts high school, has been named the top reviewer of the inaugural installment of the Adrienne Arsht Center Student Reviewer Program, a new education initiative in partnership with The Miami Herald that offers Miami-Dade students a unique, career-building experience that […]

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NC Music Factory transforms a rough area of Charlotte

Charlotte, Music // May 5, 2011

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NC Music Factory is all about music. Like most, if not all, art forms, music is best experienced live.  In addition to the different music venues, there are also a variety of bars, offices, music studios and restaurants, including the exclusive hotspot “Butter.” There is even a film company, Reel Works. Combine all of this […]

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An intimate evening at Inkub8 with Doug Varone and Dancers

Miami, Music, Theater // May 4, 2011

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On Tuesday, May 10 at 8 p.m. join the team at Inkub8 for an intimate evening of fundraising and an open-studio performance of “Stripped: No Lights/No Costumes,” a work in progress by the acclaimed contemporary dance company Doug Varone

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Springboard for the Arts is blooming

St. Paul // May 4, 2011

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By Laura Zabel, Executive Director Springboard for the Arts After a very long winter, things are finally feeling like Spring here in St. Paul.  And a lot of the planning and work we did over the winter at Springboard for the Arts is also blooming. Last week all of those efforts came together and what resulted was […]

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Road Trip: Knight Arts in St Paul

St. Paul // May 4, 2011

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I recently hit the road to see and discuss all things Knight Arts. I first went to Akron, then it was off to St Paul where I was joined by Knight Foundation St Paul program director Polly Talen, program associate Stuart Kennedy and assistant Delta Giordano for two days of visits with potential arts grantees. […]

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Amid the poetry and beats, don’t forget the two pianists

Miami, Music, Poetry // May 4, 2011

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Tonight at the Knight Concert Hall, pianists, poets, dancers and a DJ will get together for Piano Slam 3, an intriguing mix of literary talent show and music that will also feature the work of piano duo Stephanie Ho and Saar Ahuvia. I don’t know exactly how this will turn out (though there is good […]

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Jillian Mayer’s family reunion

Miami // May 4, 2011

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  Some of the videos in Jillian Mayer‘s solo show at the David Castillo Gallery are not for the faint of heart. They aren’t violent. They aren’t repulsive. But, they may make you turn your head — only to turn it back again, riveted to screens revealing images

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Road Trip: Knight Arts in Akron

Akron // May 3, 2011

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I recently hit the road to see and discuss all things Knight Arts. First, I spent two days in Akron meeting with potential arts grantees with program director Jennifer Thomas.  The visit was highlighted by two sold-out performances of Porgy and Bess by the Akron Symphony Orchestra. I was able to attend the Friday night […]

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