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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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Duval-Carrié joins ranks of art elite

Published on October 21, 2014 by in Miami

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Edouard Duval-Carrié needs no introduction to the local art world, or to the socially active community. Fresh off his highly acclaimed solo exhibition at PAMM last spring, Duval-Carrié has cemented a permanent place in Miami’s art pantheon. But he now joins nationally significant art practitioners such as Kara Walker, Glenn Ligon, Theaster Gates, Meredith Monk […]

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On the weekend of October 17-18, PuppetART Theater (a Knight Arts grantee) held the PuppetLAB Festival, two nights of original puppet performances, some of which have been in development for more than a year. PuppetLAB is a program that runs from June-October, with the goal of developing new puppet performances, and the five performance teams […]

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Shamanistic rituals filled with enigmatic symbolism are occurring at Practice Gallery in the most fancy of ways: Fancy Dutch ways. Anyone familiar with the Pennsylvania Dutch (German) immigrants that populated many parts of the Keystone State through the 17th and 18th centuries might also know about their patterned ceramics or their kaleidoscopic hex signs. But […]

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“Daydreaming with Jean” by Marissa Alma Nick. Photo: Neil de la Flor.

This weekend I headed to the Design District to see a series of roving, site-specific, 30-minute performances. I didn’t want to go out, but I did, and it was (more or less) worth the 10-minute drive. The evening began on the gorgeous rooftop terrace of The Garden Building. We entered through a private back entrance […]

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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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The Creole Cuban Choir is on stage at the Ordway (a Knight Arts grantee) for a one-night-only performance this week. The 10-person ensemble also goes by the moniker “the Desandann” (literally, “the descendants”), so named for their dedication to keeping alive the songs passed down in their families for generations. This is music rooted in […]

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During the month of October at the SoChi Gallery, a sports collection of three-dimensional paintings created by the folk artist Monroe Jackson will be on display and for sale. As a craftsman, Monroe Jackson is better known as I. Root. Every since he was a young boy, he always flaunted his artistic talents. Once, he […]

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Transportation – it moves us forward toward some destination, some goal, or maybe someone. We hear this word, and we think about the future and what is ahead. Rarely do we hear this word and think about what gets left behind or the past. But in a way that is exactly what the Queen City’s […]

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