By Michelle Weinberg, Funding Arts Broward In 10 years, Funding Arts Broward has awarded $2 million to Broward County art and culture nonprofits. This video celebrates the April 2013 residency of Trey McIntyre Project at Broward Performing Arts Center, winner of the 2012-13 FAB/Knight New Work Award, which supports innovative new works that creatively engage [...]
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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Not a generation, but a number of generations, grew up under the influence of Charles Schulz and his drawings – those of the Peanuts characters of Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Peppermint Patty, Lucy. These weren’t average characters in an average comic, they became household names, beloved by kids and adults alike for the 50 years the [...]
By Wendy Wolf, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, one of Miami’s National Historic Landmarks, is pleased to provide field study experiences in the arts, history and environment as one of the Cultural Passport partners for 4th grade students and teachers. This year Vizcaya welcomed 674 students and 69 chaperones. Post-visit evaluations are [...]
By Jackie Rivera, The Project [theatre] To the naked-eye it may appear that we’ve been a bit dormant for the past couple of months, but amidst our Rip Van Winkling has surfaced a plethora of changes. And as a company insistent on committing to the evolution of theater and community should have realized our own [...]
In the sweltering heat of another muggy Miami afternoon, the exuberant teens from Project L.E.A.P. stormed Lincoln Road and performed songs, recited poetry and spoken word in a semi-random act of self-expression and
Bunny Yeager is a South Florida icon, and also a pioneer in a way many wouldn’t recognize. While she may be best known as the hand behind some of the most famous “pin-up” photographs from the 1950s and ’60s, most famously Bettie Page, the fact that she was a woman, and a model, herself made [...]
Sunday’s closing concert of the Mainly Mozart Festival will bring an organizational changing of the guard. And if all goes well, it also will inaugurate a new era of cutting-edge chamber music in Miami. The just-formed Miami Chamber Music Society, founded by arts activist and Coral Gables attorney Lewis “Mike” Eidson and Ukrainian-American pianist Marina [...]
The Tigertail Spoken Word Workshops and Slam begins Thursday, June 27th at Miami Beach Botanical Garden with free workshops for Miami-Dade teens (13-19 years old). All City Slam starts off with an afternoon of intensive
By Kerri McNulty, Locust Projects School’s out, but Locust Projects is hitting the books. This Friday, June 14th, from 7-10pm, in collaboration with the Miami-based mobile book library Bookleggers and the L.A.-based organization, The Art Book Review, Locust Projects will host a One Night Stand featuring a selection of free books. Bookleggers will be providing an [...]
Summertime has always been about reading. When life slows down and vacation times come around – and down here in South Florida the heat is on, time to stay in and pick up a book. A real book, maybe one about art. In a super cool way to facilitate a community get-together with reading and [...]