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The Tubman Museum celebrates the grand opening of its new space

Dance, Macon, Music // May 4, 2015

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It’s been 14 years since construction began on the new Tubman Museum, a Knight Arts grantee. Although it was not intentional, the wait was definitely worth the while. The new Tubman Museum, which opens at 310 Cherry Street on May 16, is the largest of its kind in the state and the Southeast. This beautiful […]

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Meet the 73 finalists in the South Florida Knight Arts Challenge

KAC Miami, Miami // May 4, 2015

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Zoetic Stage. Photo by Justin Namon. By Nicole Chipi Today, we’re excited to share the finalists in the Knight Arts Challenge, 73 ideas culled from 1,000 plus submissions from as far north as West Palm Beach and as far south as Key West. The list below is packed with great ideas for our cultural community, […]

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IDEAS CITY: Detroit, Part 1

All Communities // May 3, 2015

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By Karen Wong, New Museum Deputy Director and IDEAS CITY Co-Founder Incubation is alive and well in Detroit.  On a recent short trip, Joseph Grima, Director of Ideas City and I visited a number of cultural activists to plan for the November 2015 IDEAS CITY: Detroit Festival. Founded by the New Museum in 2011, IDEAS CITY […]

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Looking back, looking forward at ArtCenter in transition

KAC Miami, Miami // May 1, 2015

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At the ArtCenter/South Florida, it’s time to say goodbye. Not to the organization or the art, but to the flagship space at 800-810 Lincoln Road on Miami Beach. Opened back in the 1980s, it’s one of the first and oldest art institutions in South Florida. On May 2, the center will throw itself a little […]

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The Marcellus Shale Documentary Project comes to PPAC

KAC Philadelphia, Philadelphia // May 1, 2015

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There is something striking about the sparse landscapes of Northern and Western Pennsylvania. Rolling hills and stands of trees populate the wide expanses of open space, foreign enough to us Southeasterners that it’s hard to believe it is the same state. But there is something else that sets these locations apart, and it’s a much […]

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The Miami Dade College – Hialeah Cultural Center emerging artists competition

Miami // April 30, 2015

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By Jamie Dianne Acebo, Miami Dade College Hialeah Campus The Miami Dade College – Hialeah Cultural Center is pleased to have hosted the first Emerging Artist Competition. The competition included 45 pieces from students in 5 of our feeder schools. The participating schools were: American Senior High School, City of Hialeah Educational Academy, Hialeah Gardens […]

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Archival Feedback is research and fieldwork, print and sonic map

Miami // April 30, 2015

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By Archival Feedback Initially conceived by Emile Milgrim and T. Wheeler Castillo, Archival Feedback is an interdisciplinary dialog stemming from an attempt to document the ever-changing landscape of South Florida. The project centers around field recordings (“calls”) collected by Milgrim and Wheeler Castillo between 2012-14 with corresponding “responses” composed by selected artists utilizing these recordings. […]

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Tuesday Musical planning stellar artistic and educational season

Akron, Music // April 30, 2015

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Jarrod Hartzler, executive director of Tuesday Musical, a Knight Arts grantee, recently announced his second programming schedule after taking the helm of the organization a couple of years ago. It seemed like a good time to sit down with him, discuss the direction he sees the organization and its performances going, and to take a […]

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Nu Deco delighted with debut, looks to future

KAC Miami, Miami, Music // April 30, 2015

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Turning a grandmother-in-law into a Daft Punk fan is no small achievement, and by that measure alone, the Nu Deco Ensemble is considering its April 4 debut a success. A 26-person orchestral ensemble made up of members of the musical collective performed a program of contemporary music, virtually all of it American and most of […]

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Saint Paul Food Opera looks to heighten the dining experience

KAC St. Paul, Music, St. Paul // April 30, 2015

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By Levi Weinhagen, St. Paul arts blogger In 2006, composer and audio designer Ben Houge was living in Shanghai and working on audio for a video game project for Ubisoft when he had dinner at a multi-sensory restaurant called Ultraviolet. The dining experience, coupled with how immersed Houge was in his audio work, made him […]

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