KnightBlog

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

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    At the Bridges: some terrific offerings

    Nov. 14, 2014, 3:17 a.m., Posted by Anne Tschida

    Casts of body parts in Duane Hanson's "Ghosts" exhibit. Duane Hanson might be the most famous artist to have lived and worked in South Florida, and who may be more familiar elsewhere. His eerily life-like figures and busts have been shown in museums across the world,...

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    Charting a course of the future

    Nov. 13, 2014, 6:01 p.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Peter E. Leggett, Walker West Music Academy This October, Walker West welcomed five new members to the Walker West Music Academy Board of Directors. Greg Finzell - Rondo Community Land Trust Harold Minor - Wilder Foundation Dameun Strange - Bush Foundation Nesret Shu-Ankh Theba - Kingfield Dental Karen Welle...

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    Selby Avenue Jazz Fest kick-off

    Nov. 13, 2014, 5:59 p.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Peter E. Leggett, Walker West Music Academy For the past 14 years, on the 2nd Saturday in September, people of all ages and backgrounds have gathered at Selby Avenue and Milton Street in Saint Paul for the Selby Avenue Jazz Fest. Founded by Golden Thyme Coffee Shop owner Mychael...

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