In many parts of the culture world, summer has set in – the number of performances, concerts and dances have dwindled to a trickle, most groups have moved on to plotting their fall seasons. But in the visual arts world, it may as well still be peak time. This weekend – not even a Second [...]
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Rudi Goblen’s engaging one-man show, PET, examined the costs and consequences of that four-letter word we call love. Staged in a support-group-like setting, PET’s mission statement was conceived “with the purpose of sharing, listening, learning from and being supportive of each other—while
By Laura Bruney, Arts & Business Council The Arts & Business Council recently invited Robyn Perlman, Principal with Core Strategies for Non-Profit s to have a conversation with our board about corporate sponsorship. She started by discussing how corporations make donations. There are several ways corporations give back to the community. They give money, but [...]
Karen Rifas and Kerry Phillips have more in common than the first letter of their first names, although at first it might not seem so. Rifas’s work should be familiar to many – in particular her linear, site-specific installations that involve optical illusion and delicate interventions. Her pieces can be found at MAM, MOCA and, [...]
I arrived at the Miami Theater Center about 20 minutes before the yellow buses arrived. I wanted a good seat for the 10 a.m. performance of “Inanna and the Huluppu Tree.” I entered the empty theater space, and it was cold. I decided to sit in the fifth row,
Today, I’m excited to present the 66 finalists in the Miami Knight Arts Challenge. Our goal is to make it so that everywhere you go in South Florida, you have an encounter with art. In that vein, one of the things that excites us most about this group is their geographic diversity. They don’t just [...]
By Sue Arrowsmith, Miami Dade College Miami Dade College’s (MDC) MDC Live Arts is pleased to announce Live Arts Lab, a professional development laboratory for local working artists. Acclaimed dancer and choreographer Nora Chipaumire, who was first introduced to South Florida audiences last year during MDC Live Arts’ 2011 – 12 season, will lead the [...]
Just because National Poetry Month and the O, Miami Poetry Festival are over, it doesn’t mean the world will come to an end—at least
This Sunday, the 20th incarnation of South Florida’s Mainly Mozart Festival launches at the Coral Gables Museum, and will last over the next six weekends. As the festival’s title suggests, the music of Mozart is a central focus, and will be featured in each of the concerts. But there will also be a good deal [...]
By Original Noise Entertainer. Educator. Facilitator. Innovator. The embodiment of power who can fight social injustice. This is Indian Dance, a heroine who takes an audience through a journey from her divine origin to present day. This is also in some ways Ranjana Warier, the creative soul behind the “From Bharatanatyam to Bollywood — The [...]