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Fiber artists plan to dress up Detroit’s Avenue of Fashion

Detroit // April 1, 2015

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By Julie Edgar, Detroit-based freelance writer The Knight Arts Challenge Detroit is now accepting applications for the best local ideas for the arts. Here, writer Julie Edgar catches up with past winner Detroit Fiberworks. Like so many others who see Detroit as a wide-open frontier, Mandisa Smith and Najma Wilson are pushing against urban blight […]

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10th Annual Fired Works exposition is Macon Arts Alliance’s premier fundraising event

Macon // March 30, 2015

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The Macon Arts Alliance’s annual Fired Works benefit is much more than a display of potters making and selling their works for a great cause. So many cultures around the world use various styles of kilns to create fired works that can range from bricks to fine porcelain. This annual nine-day lineup of activities for […]

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It’s O, Miami Poetry Festival time

Miami // March 30, 2015

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O,bviously… poetry is not dead, at least not in Miami. P. Scott Cunningham and his cohorts at O, Miami have made this abundantly clear as they gear up for the annual O, Miami Poetry Festival, which is held every April in celebration of National Poetry Month. For 30 days, festival organizers will attempt to expose […]

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New documentary features Detroit’s Knight Arts Challenge winners

Detroit // March 30, 2015

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By Katy Locker, Detroit Program Director for Knight Foundation “We gotta be the change, Detroit!” –Invincible/Complex Movements, from Beware the Dandelions I have just spent the last few weeks promoting the third year of the Knight Arts Challenge Detroit. Each year, Knight Foundation reaches out and invites our Detroit community to tell us their best […]

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CCS Center Galleries explodes in a colorful outpouring of ‘Creative Expressions’

Detroit // March 27, 2015

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It is easy, in the context of the art world, to take art very seriously. To be sure, art is a mechanism for social critique and personal catharsis, and that can lead to dark and solemn places. But there is a refreshing feeling to art, which is taking fun seriously. That spirit is alive and […]

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Stunning, small paintings make a dreamy suite

Miami // March 27, 2015

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With small, delicate paintings, photocopies and photographs, Odalis Valdivieso has created a deceptively large, swirling environment at the Museum of Art + Design, where more than 70 of her works are hung around the main gallery for her solo exhibit, “Arrhrythmic Suite.” Suite is a nice term, as there is movement and flow, like a […]

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Apollo’s Fire will reinterpret Vivaldi in its upcoming Fairlawn concert

Akron, Music // March 27, 2015

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Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons Rediscovered”? No, the classic and famous musical composition wasn’t lost. For Apollo’s Fire (a Knight Arts grantee) and its founder and music director Jeannette Sorrell, the title of the Baroque music orchestra’s upcoming concert refers to finding and using the original source material for the concerto – four sonnets, which may have […]

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The Florida-France Festival runs every day in April

Miami // March 26, 2015

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Nadia Beugré in Quartiers Libres

The Florida-France Festival, or FLA-FRA, is a community-wide series of French-inspired events during the month of April. Produced by Tigertail Productions, FLA-FRA promises to bring elements of French culture to South Florida every day. Concerts, films, performances, pop-up culture clicks, food and a chasse au trésor (treasure hunt) will run throughout the month. Beginning on […]

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Kip Deeds goes on a boundary-breaking artistic expedition at Second State Press

Philadelphia // March 26, 2015

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Take a journey into the basement of the Crane Arts building to visit Second State Press, and you might find yourself on yet another expedition: into the artistic process of Kip Deeds. Outside of the Second State workshop, “Prints + Process: The Alasktic Series” is currently on display, providing a trail of prints, proofs, notes, […]

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Cleveland Orchestra closes residency with Orff, Bernstein

Miami // March 26, 2015

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The Cleveland Orchestra brings its Miami residency to a close beginning tonight and ending Saturday night with three performances of a 1937 blockbuster, German composer Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana. In its own proto-minimalist way, this setting of medieval Goliard lyrics drawn from a collection in a monastery has been as influential as milestones such as […]

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