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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.

For more information about the Knight Arts Challenge visit our Knight Arts Challenge page. Sign up for e-mail updates to receive the latest information about challenge winners, projects and upcoming deadlines. If you have specific questions about receiving an arts grant in Miami, please e-mail our staff at arts@knightfoundation.org.

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Today’s young singers are a different breed, as are most classical musicians generally. It’s no longer the case that people who perform art music sneer at popular forms; indeed, it’s now almost a requirement that a classical performer show his or her range by making sure to branch out into popular forms. This past week, […]

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Dan Graham and more video at MOCA

Published on 25 March 2014 by in Miami

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Dan Graham has worked on the formative edge of Conceptual Art since the 1960s, working with text, performance art, video and likely most familiarly, glass-and mirrored sculpture, which appear in sculpture gardens and outdoor spaces through the globe. Most of his early work involved video and performance, where viewing the films at times became an […]

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Jouvanca Jean-Baptiste

The Florida Grand Opera (FGO) presents Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca March 29th – April 12th at the Arsht Center and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Veteran Kara Shay Thomson plays the lead role of Floria Tosca; however, newcomer and FGO Young Artist in Resident—Jouvanca Jean-Baptiste—will fill the lead role on March 30th, April 2nd and […]

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The paintings of Jenny Brillhart have always been somewhat deceptive. While she incorporates collage and generally works within what could be called an architectural landscape, her works really are still life pieces. Quiet, contemplative places that evoke a light and a time of day reminiscent the classic versions. Granted, there are no bowls of fruit […]

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OK, GroundWorks dance fans: the company is coming back to Akron, and once again to the theater in Akron-Summit County Public Library. GroundWorks DanceTheater, a Knight Arts grantee, is bringing what promises to be a far different dance from what audience members are used to seeing from this stellar troupe. For this dance concert, GroundWorks […]

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Sam Green & Yo La Tengo.

“I live on Earth at present, and I don’t know what I am. I know that I am not a category. I am not a thing — a noun. I seem to be a verb, an evolutionary process – an integral function

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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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