By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer Helen Donath and Jonathan Michie share more than one curious coincidence. Both are American singers, he is at the start of a promising career while she is enjoying a deserved glorious sunset. Both went to Germany, made Mozart a staple of their repertoires and will sing in Miami [...]
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 Maris Bish, Wolfsonian–FIU This winter, The Wolfsonian–FIU received a $5 million grant from Knight Foundation to provide greater public access to its collection of modern art and design. The support is a major component of an ambitious five year plan to make The Wolfsonian accessible to anyone around the globe, inspiring creation, content generation, [...]
Some concerts and news happenings on the classical scene: Winter Jewish Music Concert: Not solely a classical concert, this event organized by Alan Mason of Temple Israel of Greater Miami will take place for the fifth time this Saturday night in the temple’s Bertha Abbess Sanctuary. It’s an expansive evening of Jewish music and performers, [...]
Stereotypes persist. Sometimes they box us in and keep us from reaching our full potential and sometimes these boxes exist as a catalyst for creativity and innovation—even if it means destroying those stereotypes and becoming absolutely
By Sue Arrowsmith, Miami Dade College During the month of love, get cozy with MDC Live Arts’ extraordinary live performances. At 8pm on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 1 & 2, don’t miss the South Florida premiere of renowned choreographer and dancer Kyle Abraham and his company, Abraham.In.Motion (A.I.M.) in The Realest MC at the Colony [...]
By Locust Projects In 2013 Locust Projects will celebrate its 15th anniversary as an experimental exhibition space with a mission to serve artists and the community. To mark this milestone, Locust Projects is starting Locust Talks, a series of free public lectures by visiting art professionals. The series will begin in January and be complemented [...]
When Alice fell down the rabbit hole, she entered a wonderland filled with strange creatures, fabulous sights and unexpected adventures. The experience is really not unlike entering the new building of the Young at Art Museum (a $500,000 Knight Arts grantee) in Davie, an exciting, multi-sensory trip no matter what age you are. There are [...]
Delma Iles is a Miami institution. She is the Artistic Director and Founder of Miami Momentum Dance Company, one of the region’s oldest dance companies, and she is also a teacher at Miami Dade College. This is where Iles
By Matt, Roofless Records 2012 was nonstop nuts! We released two records, hosted over 30 events, and were blacklisted from two major venues! Holly Hunt record/Skeleton Warrior record Holly Hunt – “Year One” 2xLP – Click here to buy on 150g 2xLP or as a high-quality digital download Ten days before the un-apocalypse, drummer Beatriz [...]
“Being a painter who no longer paints leaves me open to many different paths” is the way Ted Larsen describes his sculptural process. And indeed his lovely metal works have a painterly feel as much as they do three-dimensional objects. For his latest series of works that make up “Gimcrack” at Pan American Art Projects, [...]