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    Coming soon: The Knight Arts Challenge!

    Jan. 13, 2015, 11:56 a.m., Posted by Marika Lynch


    Challenge winners DJ Le Spam and the Spam Allstars perform at the South Florida awards ceremony. Photo by Patrick Farrell.

    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.

    South Florida kicks off the bunch on Jan. 26, with other cities following this spring and summer.

    We’re excited to share the schedule for submissions 2015:

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

    Jan. 13, 2015, 10:33 a.m., Posted by CSchwartz

    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...

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    The earthly concerns of "the MUNDANE show" at the Scarab Club

    Jan. 13, 2015, 9:08 a.m., Posted by rsharp

    Six works by Jaye Schlesinger. The "MUNDANE" spread, including everyone's favorite foods: PB&J, Red Vines, Twinkies, peanut brittle and double-stuff Oreos. You can be reasonably assured that when an art show adopts the moniker of “the MUNDANE show,” you are likely walking...

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