Duane Hanson might be the most famous artist to have lived and worked in South Florida, and who may be more familiar elsewhere. His eerily life-like figures and busts have been shown in museums across the world, and reside in collections such as the Saatchi Gallery, the Whitney, the Smithsonian and numerous others. But Hanson, […]
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The 2014 Knight Arts Challenge People’s Choice Award is a once in a lifetime opportunity for a small and emerging arts organization in South Florida – $20,000s is up for grabs and you can have a say on who receives it! Learn more above as Knight Foundation VP/Arts Dennis Scholl discusses the Knights Arts Challenge […]
By Reed van Brunschot, AIRIE I started my adventure by driving all the way down south to the very tip of America to the small village called Flamingo to meet ranger Ryan to receive my keys for the AIRIELAB studio. There was absolutely no phone service, and it was a nice thought to have life […]
When Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” opened in 1904, it flopped. After a few months of careful revisions and intense rehearsals, Puccini nailed it. “Madama Butterfly” has since turned into one of the most performed operas in the world, and its impact on culture is almost incalculable. On Saturday, November 15th, the Florida Grand Opera, a Knight […]
The Cleveland Orchestra makes it first reappearance of the season this week with two evening concerts at the Knight Concert Hall, escaping the polar vortex as it settles in on northeast Ohio. But the orchestra actually will begin shaking off the cold tomorrow morning with a children’s program for fourth-graders in the Miami-Dade County school […]
Kind of like fireworks, Emerson Dorsch is finishing off its innovative programming, called “thisishappening,” with an explosion of happenings all this week. Writers, performers and visual artists from here and across the country will transform the outdoor courtyard garden into a unique project space each day though Sunday. Starting tomorrow, Wednesday, Rob Goyanes – a […]
By Fernando González, Miami-based arts & culture writer Mario Ernesto Sanchez, founder and producing artistic director of Teatro Avante and the International Hispanic Theatre Festival of Miami, received the 2014 Legacy Award in Los Angeles, Sunday. The honor recognizes “outstanding individuals whose lifelong commitment to Latino Theater in the United States and Latin America will […]
By Lissette Mendez, director of programs for the Miami Book Fair International Each year, Miami Dade College throws a party for book lovers in Downtown Miami. About 200,000 people join us to hear from some of the world’s greatest authors, in one of the biggest book fairs in the country, under our warm November sun. […]
Suddenly, I’m jerked back to life and I’m out of my funk. It’s like witnessing the first night launch of the space shuttle as a child. As it ascends like a reverse meteor headed for the blackened sky, everyone around you is crying and you don’t know why, but your bones tell you it’s right. […]
By Adria Greenhauff, Miami City Ballet This season, bring the family together to witness the #1 holiday spectacular as performed by “one of America’s most beloved dance companies.” Join Marie and her Nutcracker Prince as they travel through a winter wonderland of dancing snowflakes, sugar plum fairies and an epic battle between toy soldiers and mischievous […]