Tonight, performance artists from across the globe will take to various venues and strut their stuff, to be broadcast via the Internet and shown real-time in galleries, in an exhibit called “Low Lives 2.” Here in Miami, the performance will feature Alexis Caputo and will take place at the Diaspora Vibe Gallery. Organized by El [...]
After a steamy month or two on the Miami stage, the inspiration for our local theater seems to have shifted from violent carnality to pop music. Starting tonight Mad Cat Theatre reprises Hialeah-boy-made-good’s play Broadsword, with actor/director Paul Tei returning from his star turn in Hollywood (California, that is) to join Mad Cat favorites Erik [...]
Classical DJ Julie Amacher, frequently heard on Miami’s WKCP. Earlier this month, the Classical South Florida radio station, which broadcasts at 89.7 FM, bought WXEL-FM, a National Public Radio affiliate in Boynton Beach, for $3.85 million from its current owners, Barry University. That will mean two American Public Media stations in the area, and for [...]
What’s in a [NAME] Publication? Thanks to a $30,000 2008 challenge grant from the Knight Foundation, NAME is now three artist-oriented books – with more to come. The three books are: “WWW” by Daniel Newman, part of the Miami Artists Series (and reviewed here); “Quiet Village” by Beatriz Monteavaro, also part of the Miami Artist [...]
William Carlson is willing to see what transpires. One of the foremost studio artists working with glass, he can never completely control what he creates. “Glass art has an undetermined or open future,” Carlson observes. “There’s not as much in the way of predictable expectation.” That’s what makes his finish work all the more breathtaking.
Finalists in the 2010 KAC will be announced shortly and they’re in luck. The Knight Arts Challenge has partnered with the University of Miami’s LaunchPad to help guide finalists in creating their detailed budgets, projections and complete applications. One of last year’s finalists reached out to LaunchPad on her own last year and became a [...]
And also don’t call my art “feminine” Or, do. That is the crux of the show at Pan American Art Projects, “Don’t Call Me Pretty,” which opened up on Thursday night with a panel discussion (to a packed house) on women and art.
Guest post by Helena Thevenot This past Monday afternoon, the Cultural Affairs Council Chairman, Adolfo Henriques delivered the 2010 State of the Arts in Miami-Dade County address. The televised event reached a well-attended chamber of County Commissioners, cultural groups and arts organizations, members of the Cultural Affairs Council and various community leaders. Henriques’ message was [...]
The Miami Music Project hits the web this Friday (April 23) as its brass quintet performs at Miami Springs and Arvida Middle Schools. Created to bring live performance and “potent music education” to under-served populations, the project is reaching an estimated 2,300 Miami-Dade students at 10 different schools in only five days. The 2008 KAC [...]
As part of her ongoing series “Naomi Fisher: Performance Works,” 2008 KAC Winner Naomi Fisher has created a blog to document the process of her performance project. A new blog documenting her current “MYAKKA” project is now live – and being updated regularly from the forests of Myakka River State Park. The entire project is [...]