The new downtown Miami Jewish cultural center, Next@19th, partners with The CAJE Miami Jewish Film Festival to present JewView—a new three-part miniseries aimed at tying Jewish films into community building and dialogue. There will also be a game of schtickball, movie discussion Groups and a klezmer jam
Earlier this month, the composer Carlos Rafael Rivera sent along an MP3 of his Concierto de Miami, a trumpet concerto that had its premiere in late October with the great jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval as the soloist. I wasn’t able to attend the concert, so I’m grateful to Rivera for sending me the recording. This [...]
Retna leaves tell-tale signs behind him. Anyone familiar with murals in Wynwood (or for that matter, Los Angeles) will recognize his signature—symbols that look like hieroglyphics,
Whenever a new year begins, all eyes become focused on the future. All of us, as Emily Dickinson wrote, “dwell in possibility.” Here’s what several leaders of Charlotte’s arts organizations hope will come true in 2011.
By McColl Center for Visual Art Staff Innovative fiber artist Sonya Clark can add McColl Center for Visual Art to her already impressive resume when she begins her residence on July 15, 2011. Born in Washington, DC to a psychiatrist from Trinidad and a nurse from Jamaica, Clark gained an appreciate for craft and the value [...]
Locust Projects’ “Out of the Box” is a new initiative that will increase exposure to contemporary art by sponsoring projects in public locations throughout Miami. The program has officially launched with the Billboard Project, for which internationally renowned artist Liam Gillick has be commissioned to produce artwork for billboards and bus shelters surrounding Miami’s Design [...]
By Dennis Scholl, Knight Foundation VP Arts/Miami Program Director I love a good top ten list, and this year has been a year of transformative experiences for the Knight Arts program. So I thought I’d take a minute and list some of the amazing cultural events that took place this year in the eight cities [...]
Hello gospel! Random Acts of Culture™ welcomed the Miami Mass Choir to its network earlier this month. On Dec 11, the choir surprised shoppers at Macy’s Aventura with spontaneous performances of Down by the Riverside. There were eight performances, 13 performers, hundreds of spectators and an infinite amount of joy.
Charlotte will once again ring in the new year with its annual First Night Charlotte event starting Dec. 31 in uptown that will highlight and celebrate the city’s cultural offerings. There will be child-oriented activities throughout the day, followed by an array of performances beginning at 8 p.m. along South Tryon Street. There will be [...]
What’s it like to walk through your dreams; or maybe your childhood memories, or fleeting moments of your past? It might be like walking in and around Teresa Diehl’s fabulous, contemplative installation