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Dabls: I love how the act of storytelling opens people to their dreams

Detroit // August 18, 2014

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This month, five Detroit arts groups are vying for the Knight Arts Challenge People’s Choice Award, a $20,000 prize the winner can use for a project of their choice. The award is one of the ways Knight aims to bring attention to small arts organizations and their impact on the city. Here, KnightArts.org has a […]

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Butterflies used as the subject for craft and education

Macon // August 18, 2014

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The behavior and characteristics of nature are amazing. Colors are created without crayons, markers or paint. Some species change colors to camouflage their look, in order to stay alive. From archaea to humans, so many life forms exist. We all serve some type of purpose. For example, the butterfly cross-fertilizes, devours nectar and water plus serves as grub […]

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“Romantic Endings” at the Bakehouse Art Complex

Dance, Miami, Theater // August 18, 2014

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There’s nothing like a 10-course meal set to a montage of romantic endings, especially when chef Tanner Gill is behind the meals. Next Wednesday, August 27th at the Bakehouse Art Complex, Pioneer Winter and Indiefilmclub/Film Gate Miami Interactive Festival will present “Romantic Endings,” a film-inspired event that pairs 10 of the most memorable romantic death […]

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Coming Home to Music comes together!

Detroit // August 15, 2014

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By Coming Home to Music staff Nearly a year into this adventure called Coming Home to Music, we’re excited to see the pieces coming together. And we’re really thrilled to be sharing our vision of creating an intimate, engaging series of concerts that rotate through the homes of Detroit and surrounding area, and feature diverse […]

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Disparate exhibits highlight disparate forms of contemporary expression

Miami // August 15, 2014

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On the walls of the lobby of a dental office in a space that is called art@work, Onajide Shabaka’s small drawings and paintings of plant life lull you into a sense of peace and contemplative thoughts. They are generally two-toned – maybe a black sprig or twig against on off-white canvas with burnt-looking edges. Delicately […]

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Osi Audu takes light and being into new perspective at the N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art

Detroit // August 15, 2014

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On Saturday, August 9th, the N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art (a Knight Arts grantee), hosted an artist talk with Osi Audu, whose work has been on display since May, in an exhibition that closes Saturday, August 16th. Audu spoke with artist Addie Langford and professor and writer of art criticism Michael Stone-Richards, who facilitated a […]

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Inkub8 announces artist in residence Guillermo León Gómez

Miami, Music, Theater // August 15, 2014

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Guillermo León Gómez brings sound, body and high tea to Inkub8 during the month of August. The FIU artist is midway through his residency at Inkub8, where he’s expanding his personal investigation into replication, consumerism and artificiality. Using sound and image, Gómez creates short, single-channel videos in which he uses every day items to investigate […]

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“Pride in the Moment” online galleries from Summit Artspace

Akron // August 15, 2014

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The international Gay Games (GG9) may be winding down in venues in Akron and Cleveland, but the artistic impact is not. Summit Artspace, a Knight Arts grantee, is seeing to that. Sandy Kreisman, executive director of Akron Area Arts Alliance (the umbrella organization of Summit Artspace) came up with a brilliant idea – “Pride in […]

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Imagine 2025: Share the Vision

Charlotte // August 14, 2014

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Reserve your seat now for “Imagine 2025: Share the Vision,” a creative and interactive arts event to debate, dream and envision the future of the cultural sector in Charlotte. Sponsored by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and presented by the Arts & Science Council, “Imagine 2025” will be held on Tuesday, September […]

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Ryan Wilson Kelly departs Philly with preposterous pomp at Sculpture Gym

KAC Philadelphia, Philadelphia // August 14, 2014

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At Ryan Wilson Kelly‘s show “Confabulation” at the Philadelphia Sculpture Gym (PSG), he uses his theatrical sensibilities, as well as his absurd sense of humor, to assemble a veritable natural history museum of strange creatures, such as a giant snake, a ghost, a pink gorilla, a pterodactyl, and… Teddy Roosevelt? Knight Arts grantee PSG hosts […]

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