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Jan. 17, 2013 10:30 am

Knight Arts Challenge: 4 tech-relevant finalists

The Knight Foundation announced nearly 70 finalists for its Knight Arts Challenge, now in its last year of the three-year, $9 million initiative to enrich Philly’s art scene. The Knight Foundation received more than 1,200 applicants for this go-round, roughly the same number as last year. Winners will be announced in April. Below, we recap the tech-relevant […]

The Knight Foundation announced nearly 70 finalists for its Knight Arts Challenge, now in its last year of the three-year, $9 million initiative to enrich Philly’s art scene.

The Knight Foundation received more than 1,200 applicants for this go-round, roughly the same number as last year. Winners will be announced in April. Below, we recap the tech-relevant finalists, as described on the Knight Foundation’s website.

In other Knight Foundation news, the organization is planning a News Challenge focused on open government, according to its blog. It’ll begin accepting applications next month. The Knight Foundation will also be announcing winners for its News Challenge: Mobile today. Check out the Philly tech-relevant entries here.

  • Drexel ExCITe Center: To facilitate more interaction across musical genres and engage new audiences with a series of live concerts enhanced with visual technologies. Find more coverage on the Drexel ExCITe Center here, including a photo tour.
  • Breadboard at the Science Center: To bring the city’s art and tech communities together through a new alliance and facility that will provide hands-on programming plus a civic prototyping lab addressing community issues. Find more of our coverage of Breadboard here.
  • Play On, Philly! To cultivate students’ music skills by coordinating a multifaceted production and technology initiative that will teach composition, songwriting and more.
  • InLiquid: To engage audiences in the arts by creating a mobile rewards program where residents can earn fun prizes for attending events. Find more of our coverage on InLiquid here.

Find the whole list of Knight Arts Challenge finalists here.

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