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

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    Arts

    "The Art Fair Phenomenon"

    Nov. 3, 2014, 10:41 a.m., Posted by kbalcerek

    Art fairs have exploded in recent decades; they attract some 70,000 artists, dealers, collectors, enthusiasts, curators and glitterati per show. Miami in particular has become a key hub as the global art world gathers there in December for Art Basel Miami Beach and Art Miami. Nick Korniloff, Show Director and...

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    Sidewalk chalking at Tattnall Square Park

    Nov. 3, 2014, 8:30 a.m., Posted by ylatimore

      The Sidewalk Chalk Festival at Tattnall Square Park will take place November 8. All around the world, people create public art on the pavements of society. Many years ago, sidewalk art consisted of graphics to convey messages to citizens who couldn't read. These same designs...

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    Cast your votes, then come together for an election day sing-along at City Hall

    Nov. 3, 2014, 8 a.m., Posted by sschouweiler

    "I Vote, I Sing" happens over the lunch hour on Election Day, November 4, at City Hall. As the mid-term elections draw near, the rhetorical extremes of the campaign season are starting to get to me. There are some hotly contested, important seats up for vote...

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