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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 Elizabeth Shannon, Bass Museum of Art This week, El Anatsui will be visiting the Bass Museum of Art to put the finishing touches to his exhibition Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui, which opens to the public on Friday 11 April. Unusually, given that most artists’ work arrives with specific instructions for […]

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The 3rd Annual Artistry in Rhythm Dance Conference: Engaging the Community (A.I.R Dance Conference) is an academic dance conference that’s open to Middle Schools, High Schools, Colleges and the community. The conference features master dance classes, lectures and performances from guest artists that explore the impact dance has on the community and the individual. It […]

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Ana Mendez blurs the genre lines

Published on 01 April 2014 by in KAC Miami, Miami

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Ana Mendez has done some exciting stuff in her young career. One of the new generation who blurs lines among disciplines, it’s hard to shoe-horn her work into any one category. She is a performance artist and trained dancer, and within this context will likely be where you have seen her before. Mendez has been […]

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By AIRIE Miami-based artist and AIRIE Board Member Christy Gast will host a day trip to the Hole-in-the-Donut region of the Everglades in conjunction with her solo exhibition at Locust Projects entitled Inholdings, as a special fundraiser for the AIRIE program. The tour begins at Locust Projects with refreshments and a private chat with Christy […]

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AIRIE March 2014 update

Published on 31 March 2014 by in Miami

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By Nathaniel Sandler, AIRIE fellow Living alone in the swamp is like playing a role in a silent film except that the music is not Benny Hill; it is the constant murmuring hum of whatever beast lies afoot and in earshot. Were it actually a silent film maybe you’d run into Buster Keaton, but there […]

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By Jackie Rivera, The Project [theatre] To quote Drake, “Started from the bottom, now the whole team here” and we at The Project are banging on all four cylinders for our next project. Yes, 4. Prior to now, we’ve been a three-man-band for over a year and we are happy to announce that accomplished actress, […]

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O, Miami is back!

Published on 31 March 2014 by in Miami, Poetry

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The O, Miami Poetry Festival is back. This means one thing: it’s time to get up, get out and experience poetry for all. During the month of April, National Poetry Month, O, Miami will use the city and its landscape as a canvas for the literary arts. “Poetry is a living, breathing force that can […]

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  Knight Foundation is founding sponsor of O, Miami, which seeks to enable every person in Miami-Dade County to encounter a poem during the month of April. Below, P. Scott Cunningham, founder and executive director of O, Miami, writes about the poetry festival, which includes an event each day in April and 25 poetry-in-public places projects. Here […]

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By Locust Projects Locust Projects announces an open call to South Florida High School and MFA students to participate in LAB (Locust Art Builders) exhibition opportunity. LAB SUMMER INTENSIVE Locust Projects, Miami’s premier non-profit exhibition space for experimental contemporary art, is pleased to announce its fifth annual Locust Art Builders (LAB), a collaborative educational experience […]

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Impressionistic rug expressions

Published on 28 March 2014 by in Miami

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Agustina Woodgate works with found and everyday objects, with the way people interact with space, situations, location, but in a mundane way. Her sculpture and installation (and billboards) are not in-your-face, nor seemingly “imposed” on the surroundings — they are part of it, and questioning it, how we relate to objects and environments and their personal […]

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