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

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    The new day of the residency

    June 21, 2014, 12:18 a.m., Posted by Anne Tschida

    From Suzanne McClelland's 'ideal proportions' series. Wasn’t so long ago it seems that when artists talked about residencies, it was about far-flung places. Today, Miami has numerous possibilities for both local and national artists to spend some quality time delving into their craft. To name just...

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    Juneteenth and Spike Lee’s “Do The Right Thing” celebrate 25 years

    June 20, 2014, 9:40 a.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Adrienne Kenton, Blackstar Fest What do Juneteenth and the 25th Anniversary of Spike Lee’s “Do The Right Thing” have in common? The obvious answer is that both events occur this month, with national celebrations of Juneteenth and month long bi-coastal celebrations of Lee’s groundbreaking film at Brooklyn Academy of...

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    Ordway Summer Dance - Thursday, June 19, 2014

    June 20, 2014, 9:38 a.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Renee Prola, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts There was a mantra going around earlier today…Rain, Rain Go Away! Unfortunatley, for the first Ordway Summer Dance of the 2014 season the rain continued. The festivities were moved inside to the Marzitelli Foyer at the Ordway. The Foyer provided a...

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