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    Detroit's Sphinx Virtuosi plays in Miami

    Sept. 30, 2014, 10:25 a.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    The Magic City enjoys the sounds of the Motor City as Detroit's Sphinx Virtuosi plays at the New World Center Tuesday, Sept 30. Sphinx Virtuosi is a chamber orchestra dedicated to diversity in the performing arts, programming well-known repertoire together with works by African-American and Latino composers. Experience this year's...

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    Michael Scoggins “Chalk”

    Sept. 30, 2014, 10:12 a.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Elizabeth Shannon, Bass Museum of Art If you happened to be strolling around near the Bass Museum of Art about a month ago, you might have seen a man in Walgreens’ storefront windows drawing vigorously on an unusually long chalkboard. This industrious gentleman was the artist Michael Scoggins, the...

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    Cultural Innovation grant strikes a chord

    Sept. 30, 2014, 10:03 a.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Amy Bareham, Arts & Science Council A Sign of the Times of the Carolinas presents a community education program about Kwanzaa, 2013. Vocalist Toni Tupponce is pictured center. Credit: A Sign of the Times of the Carolinas. If art is a universal language, then music...

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