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Buskapalooza is changing the face of uptown Charlotte

Charlotte, Music, Uncategorized // June 16, 2011

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What is busking? The dictionary defines busk as “to play music or otherwise perform for voluntary donations in the street or in subways.” New York City, San Francisco, Austin and Portland are cities that come to mind when you think about vibrant and truly diverse city entertainment in which street performers are an integral part.  […]

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The big give with Chevrolet and Bakehouse Art Complex

Miami, Theater // June 16, 2011

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Fact: You can get something for nothing. Chevrolet and the Bakehouse Art Complex (BAC) reserved two spots, plus space for two dates, for Knight Arts blog readers for the Chevrolet Bakehouse Art Complex Wynwood

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Hark to the throbbing guitars at UM fest

Miami, Music // June 15, 2011

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Although the guitar is now indelibly associated with popular music, it has a large and beautiful repertory as an acoustic instrument that stretches back centuries before Les Paul. Starting tomorrow night, the 2011 Miami International Guitar Festival comes to Clarke Recital Hall at the University of Miami for three concerts of music featuring current masters […]

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Awakening at the Awarehouse

Miami // June 14, 2011

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  The Awarehouse is not really a gallery or even a regular exhibition space. For the most part, it is known as a handsome multi-media and live music venue, which sometimes hangs up art. But, this month and through July, the art gets serious here — although, in its essence,

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This is not your mother’s poetry reading!

Charlotte // June 14, 2011

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By Susan Jedrzejewski, McColl Center for Visual Art “There’s a general impression that poetry is safe,” says Knight Foundation Writer-in-Residence P. Scott Cunningham, who is looking to subvert the usual poetry reading. On Tuesday, June 28, Cunningham will shake things up by adding a new level of theatricality and drama. Stripped of titles, introductions, and […]

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The art of editing at the Detroit Film Theatre

Detroit // June 14, 2011

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Richard Chew knows a thing or two about film editing. Throughout a 44-year career, the Oscar winner has edited more than 30 movies, including Francis Ford Coppola’s “The Conversation” (1974), George Lucas’ “Star Wars: Episode IV” (1977) and Terrence Malick’s “The New World” (2005). Chew is currently a visiting professor at Detroit’s Wayne State University, […]

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Thrilling “Panic” opens at Park Square Theatre in Saint Paul

St. Paul // June 13, 2011

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By Susan Berdahl, Park Square Theatre Panic, by playwright Joseph Goodrich, is in previews and opens Friday, June 17 at Park Square Theatre.  Winner of the Edgar Allen Poe Best Play Award from the Mystery Writers of America in 2008, Panic provides that summer fare we all enjoy—a thriller filled with twists and turns, and […]

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Beatles and the Tosco Music Party once again come together

Charlotte, Music // June 13, 2011

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This Saturday, June 18 is the Eighth Annual Beatles Tribute presented by John Tosco. It is just like a Tosco Music Party, only Beatles songs are performed. The format of the evening is one song by each of a variety of approximately 25 scheduled acts (professional and amateur) who donate their time and talent. The evening […]

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An interview with Rudi Goblen

Dance, Miami, Theater // June 13, 2011

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Rudi Goblen is a permanent fixture in Miami’s performance arts scene and is currently a member of Teo Castellanos’ D-Projects, a collective of culturally trained artist creating provocative contemporary performance, Octavio Campos’ Campostion Hybrid Theater Works, Rosie Herrera’s Rosie Herrera

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Strokes for Notes: 100 instruments into the hands of 100 children

Miami // June 10, 2011

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Celebrate the arts and make a difference this weekend as Sebastian Spreng, the Kelley Roy Gallery, Knight Foundation and the Miami Music Project launch Strokes for Notes. The program runs from June 11-30 and has the goal of getting 100 instruments into the hands of 100 children. Kick off the fun this Saturday (June 10) […]

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