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Robert Sestok and City Sculpture approach a triumphant opening

Detroit // June 8, 2015

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This week marks the soft opening of City Sculpture, the Cass Corridor sculpture park that artist Robert Sestok has been working on since 2013. He began negotiations for four vacant lots on the M-10 frontage road at 955 Alexandrine—a corner of the Cass Corridor neighborhood where Sestok has lived and worked since he moved to […]

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Reading Queer presents Word + Image with artist Carol Todaro

Miami, Poetry // June 5, 2015

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Carol Todaro. Bookmaking workshop.

You may be thinking bookmaking is a complex process that takes years of experience, especially when it’s all done by hand. Well, yes and no. Next Saturday, artist and teacher Carol Todaro, whose books and prints have been collected by the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the National Museum for Women in the Arts, the Library […]

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Miami Summer Music Festival makes big second-year expansion

Miami, Music, Theater // June 4, 2015

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Summer has long been a breather season for South Florida, a time to get some space on the beach or a table at a popular restaurant, or a chance to see just how much you can take it in August when the temperature really starts to climb and there are far fewer people to complain […]

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“Shrek the Musical” is Akron’s All-City Musical at Akron Civic Theatre

Akron, Theater // June 4, 2015

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The Akron Civic Theatre is eagerly fulfilling its goals of bringing area residents into the theater and, even more interestingly, of putting local talent on the stage. One way that the Knight Arts grantee is accomplishing this is by producing the fourth annual All-City Musical, which, according to Executive Director Howard Parr, will be “Shrek […]

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ARTspiration at Fleisher Art Memorial celebrates the creator in us all

KAC Philadelphia, Philadelphia // June 4, 2015

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In keeping with its mission to make art accessible to everyone, regardless of economic means, background or artistic experience, Fleisher Art Memorial will host the 9th Annual ARTspiration festival on June 13. Taking place on the street outside of its historic campus, ARTspiration will provide visitors with a free day of art making, performances, craft […]

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Macon Film Festival commemorates 10 years of promoting filmmaking and workshops

Dance, Macon, Music, Theater // June 3, 2015

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Although the Macon Film Festival, a Knight Arts grantee, will holds its main event from July 16-19, the programmers keep the organization’s mission alive throughout the entire year. During October 2014, the Macon Film Festival partnered with the Tubman Museum, Mercer University, Middle Georgia State College and Wesleyan to launch a series of free screenings and […]

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Andy Krieger goes double or nothing this weekend, at the Scarab Club and 9338 Campau

Detroit // June 3, 2015

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What a whirlwind weekend it was for Knight Arts grantee Andy Krieger, who could be found on Friday night making his selections as juror for the Scarab Club’s “Blooms, Bugs, Beasts” group show, and Saturday celebrating his participation in the Essay’d II group show, which opened at 9338 Campau. Both events were packed to the […]

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‘Self Portraits’ at the Smallest Museum in St. Paul

KAC St. Paul, St. Paul // June 2, 2015

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By Levi Weinhagen, St. Paul arts blogger There’s an art show currently on display just off of University Avenue in St. Paul that features not only lovely images, but also some great artist’s statements unlike most you’re likely to find in a gallery. Each displayed work is a wildly unique mix of hand-drawn portraiture and […]

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DSA students bring midsummer to life

Detroit // June 2, 2015

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By Christopher Tiffany, University of Michigan School of Education This month, theater students at the Detroit School of Arts (DSA) presented a production of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer’s Night Dream. Directed by theater instructor Aaron Nolan, the production was set in present-day Detroit. After taking students to see A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Stratford Festival in […]

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Guccivuitton at ICA: Inventory of art

Miami // June 1, 2015

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Everything about the Guccivuitton exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami is disorienting, both physically and conceptually. That’s intentional, coming from the artist collaborative that runs an alternative space in Little Haiti, and whose name, Guccivuitton, is a take on the hyper-commercialism of art and the districts where art houses reside. ICA, whose exhibitions […]

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