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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 Rhythm Foundation Staff Fête de la Musique, a global celebration of music on the summer solstice, comes to Big Night in Little Haiti this month. The inspiration behind Fete, which began in Paris in 1982, is to welcome summer with free music. Prior to the main stage concert by popular young Haitian kompa group […]

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Words on paper in great art form

Published on 29 May 2014 by in Miami

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Several months ago, the Brooklyn-based couple of Michael Scoggins and Alex Gingrow were playing with paper during their residency at the Fountainhead, paper that would be formed into works for their show that is now at Diana Lowenstein Fine Art, “Your Forest For My Trees.” It’s an exhibit with depth, dialogue and is laid out […]

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By The Tattooed Ballerinas Dancers come prepared for Modern/ Contemporary Movement and Improvisation. Helping to celebrate two of Miami’s historic gems, choreographer Hattie Mae Williams will present a site-specific dance event at the Venetian Pool — for its 90th birthday, 2015 — and a dance/film project at The Miami Marine Stadium, Key Biscayne, this Summer […]

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Photo by Alexey Taran from Bistoury Physical Theatre and Film

Carlota Pradera returns to the Miami Theater Center as part of its 2013-2014 SandBox Series for the premiere of “Bare Bones,” an experimental dance performance featuring special guest artist Lazaro Godoy, who has just returned after a few years performing in Israel. I sat down with Pradera & Godoy on floor of the SandBox Theater […]

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Art on a string

Published on 23 May 2014 by in Miami

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For art aficionados in South Florida, the work of Karen Rifas should be familiar, and for good reason. For several decades she has created distinct sculptures and site-specific installations that deal with spatial aesthetics, and are sometimes accompanied by maquettes, live performances and drawings. Her works have been shown all over the Americas and here […]

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Dinorah de Jesús Rodriguez

Dinorah de Jesús Rodriguez is a multi-talented artist and a significant voice for women and Miami’s cultural continuity. Her work as an experimental filmmaker pushes the boundaries of cinema to create politically minded work that attempts to change perceptions within segments of the population and the community at large. This Friday, May 23rd at 7 […]

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By Etain Connor and Laura Bruney, Arts & Business Council of Miami With a façade that harkens back to the golden age of Ocean Drive yet refined for a contemporary palate, The Betsy South Beach is known for hosting a variety of events that are diverse, innovative and always interesting. Ask around town and the hotel […]

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The push is on to attract and retain top artistic talent in South Florida. The Adrienne Arsht Center has launched  MiamiArtsJobs.com, a free online jobs resource for the creative industries. The site is a free portal for full time, part time, freelance and internship jobs. The site focuses on creative services, arts and cultural industries […]

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Two for one at the Mitrani spaces

Published on 20 May 2014 by in Miami

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  The Mitrani sisters, with adjacent art spaces in Wynwood, have collaborated for the first time with a photography and video show from Chicago-based Colleen Plumb, and it’s a real success. Elegant and moving with a sense of whimsy in some cases. Let’s start with Dina Mitrani Gallery, where the photographs are hanging. They all […]

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This month we have a very special Big Night in Little Haiti. May is Haitian Heritage Month and we are very proud to feature rasin (roots) legends Boukman Eksperyans . They are one of the most successful and well traveled Haitian bands to date. The band arrived in Miami after a  14 hour drive from […]

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