KnightBlog

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

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    Shine a Light to illuminate the North End

    Jan. 8, 2015, 4:41 p.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    The Charles H. Wright Museum won a Knight Arts Challenge grant for a video installation project to illuminate Detroit's streets with the faces of city elders. Here Jerrard Wheeler provides an update. By Jerrard Wheeler, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History The Wright Museum will be shining a...

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    First Look at the Ordway Concert Hall

    Jan. 8, 2015, 2:36 p.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Stephen Sokolouski, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra The orchestra rehearses Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4. After years of planning and construction, we held our first rehearsal on the new Ordway Concert Hall’s stage this morning. It’s the beginning of a crucial weeks-long process of acoustical tuning,...

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    Victor Spinski retrospective at The Clay Studio

    Jan. 8, 2015, 2:31 p.m., Posted by CSchwartz

    Victor Spinski was, by all accounts, a distinctive individual whose personality carried through to each of his many nuanced artworks. The Clay Studio, a Knight Arts grantee, is currently exhibiting a retrospective of the late ceramic artist’s career that originated at West Chester University’s Knauer Gallery before making its way...

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