KnightBlog

The blog of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

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    ArtWorks: creating a cultured workforce

    Aug. 1, 2014, 12:01 p.m., Posted by laflor

    Today is the last day that I will lead the creative writing co-op as a Master Teaching Artist (MTA) at ArtWorks, a paid summer internship program in the arts for high school students. It will be the hardest day of my teaching/mentoring career because the job allowed me to be...

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    Throw your hat in the residency ring

    Aug. 1, 2014, 11:50 a.m., Posted by Anne Tschida

    Cannonball residencies' cool digs in downtown Miami. These have been a couple of eventful and expansive years for Cannonball, for 10 years known as LegalArt, which rebranded itself and with a Warhol Foundation grant has been growing its offerings and services. In June it hired well-known...

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    Neos Dance Theatre a favorite in Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival

    Aug. 1, 2014, 9:20 a.m., Posted by rdurbin

    Neos Dance Theatre, a Knight Arts grantee, had its opportunity to liven up the park – west side Akron’s Hardesty Park, that is – during the Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival on the weekend of July 25-26. Unfortunately, the troupe was rained out for the Saturday performance, but those among...

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