On April 4th and 5th, “Da-Da: A Contemporary Dance” by Augusto Soledade premieres at the Aventura Arts and Cultural Center at 8 p.m.
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By Leilani Lynch, Bass Museum of Art Since I’ve been at the Bass Museum of Art, I’ve dealt with a number of artists in our tc: temporary contemporary storefront window space on Collins Avenue. Most of these projects have consisted of installing existing work on the walls in these two spaces, which are at the […]
By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer There’s a famous moment in one of the equally famous Young People’s Concerts of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra that Leonard Bernstein created and conducted between 1958 and 1972. In one of those 53 televised concerts that provided a music education to more than one generation, as he […]
By Lucas Leyva, Borscht Corporation ” Hello! In the past Borscht only had events every two years or so, but we are happy to share that we are finalists for a grant that would help us make monthly events a reality! All you have to do is vote for us here. It only takes a […]
By Juan Carlos Pérez-Duthie, Miami freelance writer Winning hearts is half the battle when it comes to saving the environment, and art can be one of its strongest allies. That’s the message iconic Hollywood actor Robert Redford and his wife, artist Sibylle Szaggars Redford, delivered to a crowd gathered at the headquarters of the the […]
By Emily Parkinson, Miami City Ballet After visiting a rehearsal at Miami City Ballet studios, New World Symphony (NWS) fellows began meeting regularly with a group of our dancers to examine the relationship between sound and movement, resulting in a creative exchange between the talented young artists. Corps de ballet dancer Michael Breeden explains how […]
The window at the back of this one gallery in the new Perez Art Museum Miami serves as a portal to the best of the city. From this perch you can see Biscayne Bay, all the boats and ships that have brought people and goods to this tip of the peninsula for ages, the causeway […]
By Fernando González Miami arts & culture journalist Well before Miami Sound became a brand name, there was a Miami sound. It came together in the mid ’60s and it was soul and funk as only Miami could make it. It was raw and gritty. It was built on the sanctified grooves of church and […]
History, whatever we may think of it, is always a fragile and fractured amalgamation of facts and fictions that we construct in an attempt to explain where we come from and where we will go. Dancer and choreographer Niurca Márquez takes on history
Arts for Learning Teaching Artist Yanira Collado is working with high school students from Coral Gables Senior High to launch a school year portion of A4L’s innovative ArtWorks internship program. Through a partnership with Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ Honors and Executive Internship Program, students learn crucial job skills in and through the arts. Here Yanira […]