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Teaching artists and Philadelphia’s economy

Philadelphia // January 14, 2015

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By Jacob Winterstein, The Philadelphia Poetry Slam A year and a half ago I decided to leave my full-time salaried position as a Development Director at a great non-profit to try and turn my part time passions into a full time living. I wanted to write and perform more poetry, use our Knight grant to […]

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Opera @ The Waterfront hits a high note

Miami // January 14, 2015

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By Ceci Dadisman, director of communications for Palm Beach Opera, a 2013 winner of Knight Arts Challenge South Florida On Dec. 13, we presented our second annual Opera @ The Waterfront concert at Meyer Amphitheatre in downtown West Palm Beach. It was as successful as a company could hope. The crowds came out and enjoyed the […]

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New Miami-NYC song series champions fresh American music

Miami, Music // January 14, 2015

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Two things will come together over the next couple months in the debut of a new concert series in Miami: art song and contemporary American music. Make that three things: also, cats. The companion animals whose video antics occupy a sizable chunk of the Internet also will be celebrated in the series, which wraps with […]

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Free screening of “The Past is a Grotesque Animal” at the Cox Capitol Theatre

Macon, Music // January 14, 2015

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There have been many bands born out of Athens, Georgia. But few can be compared to of Montreal. Since 1997, this recording group has produced 12 albums, in addition to many other remixes of individual songs. Of Montreal is described as a rock band, but they also cross over into genres like experimental, funk and pop, […]

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Minnesota Playlist offers upgraded resources for St. Paul artists and art lovers

KAC St. Paul, St. Paul // January 14, 2015

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In the fall of 2008, a new website launched called Minnesota Playlist. It was the result of a combination of the Twin Cities Theatre and Film Alliance and the desire on the part of theater makers Leah Cooper and Alan Berks to create a one-stop shop for any need a Minnesota-based performing artist may have. […]

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Tuesday Musical bringing pianist Jonathan Biss to E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall

Akron, Music // January 14, 2015

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Pianist Jonathan Biss is no stranger to the greater Akron area. He appeared several years ago (a feat for someone so young) for the Cleveland Orchestra, and has appeared a few times for Tuesday Musical Association, as recently as 2010. Biss is returning as the guest of Tuesday Musical, a Knight Arts grantee, on Tuesday, […]

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P. Scott Cunningham on Jai-Alai Books

Miami, Poetry // January 13, 2015

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The Jai-Alai Team. Photo by Gesi Schilling.

As young boy, my grandmother took me to the smoke-filled betting floors of Dania Jai-Alai. That was more than 30 years ago, and I miss those hazy, teary-eyed hours spent following her around. I haven’t been back to Jai-Alai since, but Jai-Alai has, in many ways, come back to me. Jai-Alai Books, winner of a […]

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Coming soon: The Knight Arts Challenge!

Akron, Detroit, KAC Akron, KAC Detroit, KAC Miami, KAC St. Paul, Miami, St. Paul // January 13, 2015

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If you live in South Florida, Detroit, St. Paul, Minn., or Akron, Ohio, we hope you’re getting those ideas ready. The Knight Arts Challenge will open in those cities in coming months, and we’ll be looking for the best ideas for the arts. RELATED LINK “Join us South Florida to learn about the Knight Arts […]

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Big bold paintings make a splash

Miami // January 13, 2015

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It will be exciting to see the work of Jacin Giordano return to the walls of Miami. It’s been too long since he moved away and took with him those paintings that never ceased to surprise and amaze. Giordano still is based in Massachusetts, but he’s been invited back to the Farside Gallery for a […]

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Reducing, reusing and recycling at The Art Department with Amber Art

Philadelphia // January 13, 2015

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At The Art Department in Fishtown, the renovated deli storefront serves many functions – including acting as an exhibition space, a small boutique selling original handmade goods, and a learning destination that hosts art-making workshops and DIY tutorials. On Friday, January 9th, Amber Art & Design provided refuge from the chilly January weather with the […]

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