Becoming Juliet

Published on October 30, 2014 by in Miami

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By Emily Bromberg, MCB corps de ballet dancer One of Shakespeare’s most beloved characters, Juliet, is a young girl who believes in eternal love, so much so that she trades her life for it. She is a girl we all know well, but what does it mean to a ballet dancer to get to become […]

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Cross-posted with permission from Creative Exchange.  In April of 2014, Damian Woetzel and the Aspen Institute Arts Program convened a Strategy Group in Detroit. This convening brought together local and national experts: artists and leaders in arts, policy, community development and education. The group spent a thrilling morning at Spain Elementary School where Yo-Yo Ma, […]

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Miami International Film Festival (MiamiFF) debuted MIFFecito, a mid-season “Film Festival Fix,” at  MDC’s Tower Theater Oct 16-19. The four-day event showcased world cinema in a concenatrated weekend of 10 red-carpet premieres, parties and in-person appearances with filmmakers. Knight Foundation VP/Arts Dennis Scholl participated in the festivities by guest moderating a panel following the screening […]

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Join us for the world premiere of Hattie Mae Williams- The Tattooed Ballerinas presents, “Miami Sites Project” a site specific Dance film captured at the historic Miami Marine Stadium in Virginia Key. Also see the Miami premiere of dance film “Bloom” set in New York City’s Highline, a linear park built on a section of […]

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By Saara Myrene Raappana, Motionpoems When I first saw a motionpoem, I’d been out of graduate school for a year or two; I was working a lot of hours at a demanding office job; and I was tired. I was sure I loved poetry. I’d spent years reading and studying and scanning it. I recited Gerard […]

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By Sarah Hricko, DANCECleveland “Disney Week” is what The University of Akron dance students call the one week of residency with world renowned dance companies each year! Collaborating with DANCECleveland, The University of Akron’s E.J. Thomas Hall and dance program have sustained a successful 8 year relationship full of residencies and performances from the best […]

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By Nate von Zumwalt, editorial manager for Sundance Institute. Discovering and supporting independent artists is what Sundance Institute is all about. We believe that providing an inclusive space for artists to create and thrive encourages diverse stories and greater understanding.  In 2013, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation joined us in support of […]

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By Laura Bruney, Arts & Business Council of Miami Alyce Robertson is Executive Director of Miami’s Downtown Development Authority. The Great Recession wreaked havoc on downtown Miami with empty condos and a surplus of office space that even the most bullish economists thought would take a decade to absorb. But the turn-around has been quicker […]

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By Arnold Mittelman, National Jewish Theater Foundation The National Jewish Theater Foundation has designated the Miller Center at the University of Miami as the permanent home for its digital Holocaust Theater Catalog (HTC)- a website project of the NJTF Holocaust Theater International Initiative (HTII). “The UM Miller Center and Feldenkreis Program are deeply honored to serve […]

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By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer The sudden death of Kathy Gaubatz casts a pall over the start of the 2014-2015 music season and calls for a well-deserved tribute to this genuine pioneer of the local early music scene. We mourn the loss of someone who was as genuine as she was lovable and […]

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