This past Monday, Tigertail’s WordSpeak poetry slam youth group performed to a packed patio at Panther Coffee in Wynwood. The audience had almost as much as the energy as the poets
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If you’ve never stopped into Swampspace in the Design District, you are really missing out. This particular location is the latest outpost for Oliver Sanchez, who uses the old school house as a studio, an exhibition space, a place to interact and commune, a place without commercial restraints to enjoy art. There are always people […]
By Lindsay Bartholomew, Miami Science Museum A passport is a ticket to adventure and culture when traveling overseas. Miami-Dade County’s Cultural Passport program, supported by the Knight Foundation, allows students to experience adventure and culture while staying right here in Miami. And the Miami Science Museum is an awesome stop on that journey. For our […]
By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer I have to admit that when David Finckel asked me to be Music@Menlo’s “2013 Visual Artist” I had little idea of what it was about or what I should do. Trusting the judgment of the celebrated cellist, who has just left his post in the legendary Emerson String […]
You might think that an exhibit of poster art from the first part of the 20th century in Germany, currently showing at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, would be another example of the hideous Nazi propaganda art of some of that era. But in fact the pieces from the once-massive collection of Dr. Hans […]
Yaddyra Peralta’s work captures the fleeting and unstable essence of memories. Her poetry in many ways is a memory room, a space where the past lives on the page. Peralta’s work has appeared
By Etain Connor and Laura Bruney, Arts & Business Council of Miami Miami native, Mitchell Kaplan sits surrounded by books. In a time when the number of independent booksellers dropped from over 6,000 to just under 2,000, Kaplan has successfully built an arts and business hybrid that is Books & Books. His establishment is a […]
By Alejandra Serna, Florida Grand Opera It’s a new era at Florida Grand Opera (FGO)! Under the leadership of new CEO and General Director Susan T. Danis, Florida’s oldest performing arts organization is revamping its artistic product, starting with the upcoming season. “The themes of these pieces will resonate with you regardless of which of […]
The Writer’s Room at The Betsy is transforming and fostering the vitality of Miami’s literary community. Through The Writer’s Room, which is in its second season, the Betsy offers emerging and established
One of the most striking things about the Seraphic Fire ensemble is its ferocious work ethic when it comes to recordings. I’ve had occasion to mention several of their discs on this blog as they’ve come out, and next week (Aug. 6), the group’s latest record, a collection of Gregorian chant and Renaissance motets drawn […]