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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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Nadia Beugré in Quartiers Libres

The Florida-France Festival, or FLA-FRA, is a community-wide series of French-inspired events during the month of April. Produced by Tigertail Productions, FLA-FRA promises to bring elements of French culture to South Florida every day. Concerts, films, performances, pop-up culture clicks, food and a chasse au trésor (treasure hunt) will run throughout the month. Beginning on […]

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The Cleveland Orchestra brings its Miami residency to a close beginning tonight and ending Saturday night with three performances of a 1937 blockbuster, German composer Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana. In its own proto-minimalist way, this setting of medieval Goliard lyrics drawn from a collection in a monastery has been as influential as milestones such as […]

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By Verena Faden, The Miami Film Development Project On Saturday, March 28, the Miami Film Development Project will be presenting as part of it’s Film Education Initiative the award-winning screenwriter, film director and producer Verena Faden at the Coral Gables Art Cinema to lead “The Business of Filmmaking”; a workshop delving into the challenges of […]

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To clap or not to clap

Published on 25 March 2015 by in Miami

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By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer “How, when and where?” to applaud at a classical music concert is an eternal subject of heated controversy. Everyone has an opinion backed by good reasons, but what do musicians themselves, the younger generation in this case, think? As part of the series Inside the Music, 13 talented […]

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By Conductor Jacomo Bairos, Nu Deco Ensemble What will live symphonic music look like in the future? What are the trends in the music world that will eventually find their way onto the classical stage? Can a classically-trained group influence the popular music world? These were questions my friend Sam Hyken and I asked ourselves […]

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By Jacomo Bairos, Nu Deco Ensemble What will live symphonic music look like in the future?   What are the trends in the music world that will eventually find their way onto the classical stage?   Can a classically-trained group influence the popular music world?   These were questions my friend Sam Hyken and I […]

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Major collections making moves

Published on 24 March 2015 by in Miami

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The more South Florida’s art scene grows, the smaller geographically it seems to get. It wasn’t so long ago that traveling across county lines seemed like a bridge too far in order to see an art show. Now, from Boca Raton down to the Keys, not only are there more quality exhibits to make the […]

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There are many and varied creatures crawling around the ArtCenter South Florida. Well, okay, they are not crawling, but standing and hanging and buzzing on screen. “Attitudes in Latitudes: The Northern Wild Explores the Tropics” was born out of an intriguing combination, that of art being created in the Canadian city of Winnipeg and in […]

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‘Tribe’ opens On.Stage

Published on 23 March 2015 by in Miami

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“Tribe”. Liony Garcia.

I get nervous when I hear the word tribe. Division and separateness come to mind and I detest those things. However, when we integrate disconnected and separate communities, or tribes, to create a greater community, that piques my interest. “Tribe,” a new performance work created by Bistoury Physical Theatre, narrates the lives of homeless persons […]

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By Anne Tschida, Miami visual arts journalist Too often we put arts and culture into a box, where we view it as a confined activity, something that happens for a couple hours on a stage or in a museum. That is far too limiting: Cultural expressions define us, and indeed can open doors, facilitate dialogues […]

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