The second GardenMusic Festival, winner of a 2012 Knight Arts Challenge Grant, runs through January 19 at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. The chamber music ensemble Sixth Floor Trio takes up residence along with a full slate
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Two interesting exhibits at two alternative galleries are opening up to kick off the 2014 season, each one in its own way dealing and working with patterning, textures and a visual outcome that can become beautifully illusionary. At the downtown space of Dimensions Variable (a Knight Arts grantee), the accomplished artist Lynne Golob Gelfman will […]
PAMM is #openforkids with Knight Schools Program from Knight Foundation on Vimeo. Some 60 third-graders were the first to participate in the Knight Schools Program this week at the new Pérez Art Museum Miami. The kids, who arrived on school buses from the Irving and Beatrice Peskoe Elementary School in Homestead, Fla., are just a […]
Above: Alumni Spotlight / Andrew Rannells and Zuzanna Szadkowski from YoungArts on YouTube South Floridians can experience the work of 171 emerging U.S. artists this week as the National YoungArts Foundation celebrates their talents. The artists from 46 states are converging on Miami for YoungArts Week, an annual opportunity to perform and work alongside leading […]
I remember the antiquated days of making mix tapes from my ghetto blaster. “Wild Boys” by Duran Duran was always in that mix. Last week, Mad Cat Theatre Company premiered “Mixtape 2: Ummagumma Forza Zuma,” which is a collection
By Jackie Rivera, The Project [theatre] At just past the one year mark of being awarded with the challenge of matching the generous $25,000 from The Knight Foundation’s Knight Arts Challenge we stand humbled by our successes and grateful to the foundation for allowing us the funds to grow and achieve the progress in storytelling […]
Itzhak Perlman has left the building for Florida’s west coast, where he’ll be working in Sarasota for two weeks with talented young string players in the Perlman Music Program. But even though he’s done with the three recitals he gave this week in West Palm Beach and Miami (last night at the Knight Concert Hall), […]
In the back corner of the Carol Jazzar gallery, a large (72” X 72”) sculpture of a cross leans against two walls. It’s made of white birch wood and is inlaid with dominoes – it is the piece that immediately draws your eye in the exhibit “Present Tense Future Perfect,” curated by Teka Selman. Titled […]
Rhythms of Africa, a Knight Arts grantee, is a documentary film produced by SteadyImage and Solutions in Music. The film takes the viewer on a historical, geographical and musical litany
By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer People who still insist that Miami is synonymous with no-culture will have to change their tune. It may never be Paris, London or New York – and why should it? – but the compass is slowly moving in a direction that is hard to ignore. This multifaceted town […]