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

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    Tim Eads and his optical bacchanal at Pentimenti

    Nov. 20, 2014, 11:21 a.m., Posted by CSchwartz

    The mind of Tim Eads must be an astonishing place. Fortunately, by setting foot in Pentimenti Gallery right now, it is possible to wade through the extraordinary imagery of this prolific patternmaker, and catch a brief glimpse of the fantastical features that pepper this artist's outlandish imagination. In “Vector Forms,”...

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    Inside Penumbra Theatre's "Let’s Talk: Ferguson"

    Nov. 19, 2014, 5:55 p.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Shellae Mueller, Penumbra Theatre On September 10, 2014, Over 200 people turned out at Penumbra Theatre in St. Paul, MN for Let’s Talk: Ferguson. This special program was created to invite the community to share in a conversation around the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the long-standing...

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    Guest artists bring excitement and expertise to the DSA

    Nov. 19, 2014, 4:51 p.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Christopher Tiffany, Detroit School of Arts This fall, the Detroit School of Arts (DSA) began the school year with a burst of music. Through a program funded in part by the Knight Foundation, the DSA is able to bring in artists and groups from around the region to provide...

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