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    Arts

    Short shots of exhibits at the Bakehouse

    Jan. 23, 2015, 4:09 p.m., Posted by Anne Tschida

    One of the original art outlets in Miami, the Bakehouse Art Complex. There seems to be a trend at galleries these days, to throw weekly events or happenings, to keep movement flowing. Gallery Diet, Emerson Dorsch and now the Bakehouse Art Complex are examples. The Bakehouse...

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    Frederick Wiseman discusses "National Gallery" at the DFT

    Jan. 23, 2015, 9:45 a.m., Posted by rsharp

    I had the privilege of joining a member of the DIA’s educational department for the Detroit Film Theatre’s first screening of the documentary National Gallery by filmmaker Frederick Wiseman. Wiseman was in attendance for a discussion following the three-hour film, which details the inner workings of London’s National Gallery. As...

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    Dramatic genius on view in “Einstein” at Actors’ Summit

    Jan. 23, 2015, 9:31 a.m., Posted by rdurbin

    You don’t have to be a genius to catch onto what’s happening in “Einstein,” the play currently being shown at Actors’ Summit, a Knight Arts grantee. The one-act drama, written by playwright Willard Simms, ostensibly captures Albert Einstein at his home office in Princeton, N.J. in 1946. The audience is...

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