By Arsht Center Staff Most local dancers who wanted a career in the arts once had to leave Miami for New York to pursue their dreams. That changed when Peter London, a former principal dancer with Martha Graham and Jose Limon Dance companies, decided to create Peter London Global Dance Company. Now gifted dancers from [...]
Individuals and organizations are invited to apply for funding through the Knight Arts Challenge, an initiative seeking arts ideas and projects that will benefit the local community. Knight looks to build on the momentum in the Miami art scene, sharpening the focus of existing efforts using the community’s unique strengths. We seek the best and the brightest and we encourage arts organizations to reach for the next level in programming and organizational capacity.
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The Fountainhead Residency program is one of the better incubators for Miami’s art scene, with about six artists from all over the world coming to work in a house in Morningside for several-month stints. But there is also the Fountainhead Studios, also spearheaded by Kathryn and Dan Mikesell, which while not a residency aims to [...]
Today, ArtPlace America, a nationwide initiative that puts the arts at the heart of community revitalization, announced $15.2 million in funding for new projects in 44 communities across the United States. We’re excited to see that arts leaders in seven of the communities where Knight invests – Miami, Philadelphia, St. Paul, San Jose, Macon, Detroit and [...]
Longevity in the arts, like any field, requires constant learning. Performance labs provide this space. It’s where artists can experiment, research and refine their skills. In these labs, sometimes new ideas emerge and old ideas
Last week I had the good fortune of being asked to deliver the commencement address for the New World School of the Arts College. New World School of the Arts is a Miami-based, dual enrollment arts-centric institution that has been named one of the nation’s top 100 schools numerous times. Admission is by portfolio review [...]
Miami is currently in the throes of its annual celebration of piano music, the Giselle Brodsky’s Miami International Piano Festival, which began its 16th incarnation last night with a concert by the young Russian pianist Nikolai Khozyainov, who played music by Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt and Prokofiev. Tonight, it’s a debut for the German pianist Wolfram [...]
In many parts of the culture world, summer has set in – the number of performances, concerts and dances have dwindled to a trickle, most groups have moved on to plotting their fall seasons. But in the visual arts world, it may as well still be peak time. This weekend – not even a Second [...]
Rudi Goblen’s engaging one-man show, PET, examined the costs and consequences of that four-letter word we call love. Staged in a support-group-like setting, PET’s mission statement was conceived “with the purpose of sharing, listening, learning from and being supportive of each other—while
By Laura Bruney, Arts & Business Council The Arts & Business Council recently invited Robyn Perlman, Principal with Core Strategies for Non-Profit s to have a conversation with our board about corporate sponsorship. She started by discussing how corporations make donations. There are several ways corporations give back to the community. They give money, but [...]
Karen Rifas and Kerry Phillips have more in common than the first letter of their first names, although at first it might not seem so. Rifas’s work should be familiar to many – in particular her linear, site-specific installations that involve optical illusion and delicate interventions. Her pieces can be found at MAM, MOCA and, [...]