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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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By Rudy Sablon, Motivational Edge Rudy Sablon is director of programs for The Motivational Edge, a nonprofit that uses the arts to inspire youth towards academic achievement, increased self-confidence and building essential life skills. Below, he writes about a lyrical expression and audio recording program, which is receiving $50,000 in new support from Knight Foundation. […]

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By Kerry Shiller, Zoetic Stage This week, Zoetic Stage opens its fifth world-premiere production, Clark Gable Slept Here, a Hollywood satire by award-winning playwright Michael McKeever (who talks about the play in the above video.) Directed by Zoetic Stage’s artistic director Stuart Meltzer and starring Carbonell Award winners Michael McKeever and Lela Elam, Clay Cartland, […]

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“You Make Me Sick: I Love You” couldn’t be a better title for the solo show opening up at Spinello Projects from Antonia Wright. Primarily a performance and video artist, Wright’s work is gripping, disturbing, humorous, emotional and at a level that few Miami artists have reached. Whether the work attracts you or somewhat repels, […]

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By Arnold Mittelman, National Jewish Theater Foundation Digital Theatre, National Jewish Theater Foundation of America and Jewish Museum London are proud to present the London premiere screening of Jeff Cohen’s play The Soap Myth at the Jewish Museum London. Those who are unable to attend the screening at Jewish Museum London are invited stream or […]

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By Jodi Farrell, Adrienne Arsht Center Wherever Miami Carol City High senior Lorenzo Jones goes, so does his trumpet. The habit paid off Friday night, when members of The Dirty Dozen Brass Band spotted the young horn player and invited him on stage to jam with them at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing […]

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“Da-Da”

On April 4th and 5th, “Da-Da: A Contemporary Dance” by Augusto Soledade premieres at the Aventura Arts and Cultural Center at 8 p.m.

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By Leilani Lynch, Bass Museum of Art Since I’ve been at the Bass Museum of Art, I’ve dealt with a number of artists in our tc: temporary contemporary storefront window space on Collins Avenue. Most of these projects have consisted of installing existing work on the walls in these two spaces, which are at the […]

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By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer There’s a famous moment in one of the equally famous Young People’s Concerts of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra that Leonard Bernstein created and conducted between 1958 and 1972. In one of those 53 televised concerts that provided a music education to more than one generation, as he […]

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By Lucas Leyva, Borscht Corporation ” Hello! In the past Borscht only had events every two years or so, but we are happy to share that we are finalists for a grant that would help us make monthly events a reality! All you have to do is vote for us here. It only takes a […]

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By Juan Carlos Pérez-Duthie, Miami freelance writer Winning hearts is half the battle when it comes to saving the environment, and art can be one of its strongest allies. That’s the message iconic Hollywood actor Robert Redford and his wife, artist Sibylle Szaggars Redford, delivered to a crowd gathered at the headquarters of the the […]

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