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Kunsthalle Detroit sheds light on a once-vacant building

Detroit // November 29, 2011

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Kunsthalle is a word that emerged from German-speaking regions during feudal times for a facility that mounts temporary art exhibitions. Many of us here stateside in the 21st century refer to these establishments as galleries. Nevertheless, it was more then just the interesting name Kunsthalle Detroit that piqued my curiosity. My heart did a little […]

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Opera Carolina dazzles first-time opera goers

Charlotte // November 28, 2011

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Opera meets the masses Jan 28 as Opera Carolina hosts a free performance of Madama Butterfly for first-time opera-goers throughout greater Charlotte. Knight Foundation has reserved all the seats for the Jan 28 performance and will be issuing free tickets to opera novices online from Dec 5-16.  Winners will be selected on a first-come, first-served […]

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“I Wish You Love” returns to Penumbra Theatre for the holiday season

Music, St. Paul, Theater // November 28, 2011

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Last spring, unless you acted fast, you likely missed out on seeing Penumbra Theatre’s premiere staging of “I Wish You Love.” Tickets sold out quickly to playwright Dominic Taylor’s musical portrait of ‘50s crooner turned television pioneer, Nat “King” Cole. If you were one of those, like me, who missed out on tickets for the […]

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Caroline Calouche & Co. bring another dimension to dance

Charlotte, Uncategorized // November 28, 2011

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Performances by Caroline Calouche & Co. may appear light and magical, with dancers literally suspended in the air. But under Caroline Calouche’s artistic and executive direction, this talented dance company stands on its own merits long before any aerial apparatus is added. In 2006, Calouche began her explorations of blending contemporary dance with aerial dance […]

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Everyone carries a shadow

Miami, Music, Theater, Uncategorized // November 28, 2011

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Marissa Alma Nick dares you to show your face and follow (or un-follow) your shadow to “The Shadow Projects,” a site-specific experimental performance inspired by Carl Jung’s shadow theory. Jung’s shadow theory posits the idea that the shadow contains “the disowned qualities of the conscious

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Tonight – Find out the 2011 winners of the Knight Arts Challenge Miami

KAC Miami, Miami // November 28, 2011

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Earlier this year, we asked the community, “What’s your big idea for the arts in South Florida?” The response was overwhelming – 1,299 applications poured in for the Knight Arts Challenge. Our reviewers whittled the list down to a few dozen winners.  And tonight at 6:30 p.m., we’ll post their projects at KnightArts.org. Check back here, […]

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Schubert’s dark “Müllerin” gets complete performance Monday

Miami, Music // November 27, 2011

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Of the more than 1,000 pieces that Franz Schubert composed before his early death at the age of 31, around 600 of them are songs. He was the supreme master of the German Lied in the first decades of the 19th century, and while there are many individual treasures in his vast catalog, he’s particularly […]

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Celebrate the Hmong New Year in St. Paul this weekend

Dance, Music, St. Paul, Uncategorized // November 23, 2011

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Thousands of people from around the country will descend upon St. Paul’s vast downtown RiverCentre complex this weekend for the 36th annual Hmong New Year celebration. A significant majority of the more than 66,000 Hmong Americans who call Minnesota home live in the Twin Cities, making ours the largest urban Hmong population in the world. […]

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Woman on woman creative collaboration

Miami // November 22, 2011

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One of the most intriguing exhibits opening up this peak art month involves five works from 10 women, paired in twos, called “Woman to Woman” at the Bakehouse Art Complex. A curatorial committee chose five artists, who were then asked to pick a collaborator. Elizabeth Cerejido joined Mia Leonin, Julie Davidow worked with Carol Prusa, […]

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Books, films and photos at Philadelphia Photo Arts Center

Philadelphia // November 22, 2011

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Somewhere to Disappear

The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center has a few things going on through the end of November and the beginning of December, even outside of its current Philly Photo Day exhibit. If you haven’t visited Philadelphia Photo Arts Center to check out the nearly 900 photos taken in Philadelphia on Oct. 28, you still have a few […]

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