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WorkHorse Coffee Bar and the Smallest Museum in St. Paul offer much more than caffeine and art

KAC St. Paul, St. Paul // December 10, 2014

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The story of Workhorse Coffee Bar and the Smallest Museum in St. Paul is one of relationships. It’s about the relationship between art and commerce, between residents and visitors, between business owners and vendors. And it’s about the relationship between paying your bills and feeding your soul. How about a little context? WorkHorse Coffee Bar […]

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Doggone zany play with Actors’ Summit’s “Hound of the Baskervilles”

Akron, Theater // December 10, 2014

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Playing Sir Arthur Conan Doyle for laughs–really? Yep, it happens in the latest production from Actors’ Summit (a Knight arts grantee): the regional premiere of Steven Canny and John Nicholson’s version of “Hound of the Baskervilles” It wasn’t surprising to see in the program that Nicholson had once been part of the Edinburgh (Scotland) Fringe […]

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The 567 is seeking photos for their January exhibit “Black & White”

Macon // December 10, 2014

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During January, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy of advocating for racial equality is highlighted by acknowledging his birthday as a national holiday. In addition, all around the world, people conduct ceremonies, marches and parades to honor Dr. King. For January 2015, The 567 Center for Renewal has come up with a very artistic way […]

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Latin folk, Baroque style mix in unique fashion

Miami, Music // December 10, 2014

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This week, we go back to the Baroque for two events: Runmarocco and Messiah. Rumbarocco What do you think of when you hear a musical ensemble described as “Latin-Baroque fusion”? If it takes a while to get a sound picture in your head, then you can fill that out Saturday night at St. Martha’s in […]

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An incredible eye for natural beauty

Miami // December 9, 2014

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The photographs from Sebastião Salgado almost look too surreal to be real. But the images of nature and mammals that he captures are spectacularly real, now on display at the Dina Mitrani gallery. From Africa to Alaska, Salgado has snapped some unbelievably beautiful scenes, of Brazilian tribes in the jungle, African elephants, arctic icebergs, Alaskan […]

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Kristopher Benedict summons spirits at Tiger Strikes Asteroid

Philadelphia // December 9, 2014

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Have you ever seen a ghost? Kristopher Benedict has. And for your viewing enjoyment, he has surreptitiously sneaked them into Tiger Strikes Asteroid as part of his solo show “Kristopher Benedict: Happy Ghost,” curated by Will DiBello. Each painting he includes in the seven-piece exhibit is a pastiche of personal and found photos, images from […]

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Erik Howard brings the corner and the community together in unlikely ways through The Alley Project

St. Paul // December 9, 2014

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By Nicole Rupersburg, Springboard Exchange To read the abundance of news coverage coming out of Detroit over the last few years heralding the downtrodden city as a hotbed of creativity and innovation, attracting young creatives and start-up entrepreneurs from all over the country – the Detroit-is-what-you-make-of-it, “blank slate” narrative – one might be tempted to […]

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C.H.O.I.C.E. International hosts a holiday concert

Macon, Music // December 8, 2014

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C.H.O.I.C.E. International is the acronym for Cultivating Healthier Options in Communities Everywhere. This nonprofit organization was founded in 2012 by Veronda Ford to help people maintain a sound mental, physical and spiritual state of being. If individuals in society can have outlets to overcome the many obstacles that will be faced during everyday living, they can […]

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I survived Miami’s art week…

Miami // December 8, 2014

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I survived Miami’s big art week, but I was left with a nagging desire for radical change within the art world. I’m tired of seeing women and their anatomy used as objects (subjects) of sexual desire or pleasure, who are often bound up and/or forced to pose like robotic Barbies. I’m tired of seeing art […]

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Art can cure construction headaches

St. Paul // December 7, 2014

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This article is cross-posted with permission from Next City. Imagine a big infrastructure project coming to your main street. Imagine how a streetcar will bring new visitors to your city’s commercial strip, spending money and spreading the word about how cool your neighborhood is. Imagine how that new bus shelter will lure people out of […]

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