By Deborah Mitchell, AIRIE/Artists in Residence in Everglades Regina Jestrow is the AIRIE November resident. She has been walking the trails of the park, creating “rubbings” of her surroundings, and paintings about her research. Canoeing, slogging, visiting the archives and python lab, and hands-on fun in the Royal Palm Interpreters Room have nurtured her curiosity […]
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The Miami Foundation’s Give Miami Day hopes to top last year’s $3.2 million total of giving in this year’s 24-hour donate-a-thon that begins Thursday. A lot of worth nonprofits are competing for dollars in this event, and that includes arts groups: Seraphic Fire, the Miami Symphony, the SoBe Arts Institute, the South Beach Chamber Ensemble, […]
By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer In uncertain times, when the music world faces conditions more precarious than usual, it is important to recognize the young people who play important artistic roles in our city, a city that needs to make good use of their enthusiasm, impetus and energy if it is to attain […]
This is a year of big birthdays for South Florida’s art world. The Bass Museum had the major one – 50 years; but others too. Margulies has been around now for 15 years, Diana Lowenstein for 25, and the ArtCenter/South Florida will be celebrating 30 years, starting tomorrow night. “Thirty Years on the Road” will […]
By Dana Keith, Miami Beach Cinematheque The early films of Andy Warhol are a mystery to most people, mainly because he is so well known as a graphic artist as opposed to a filmmaker, and also partly because the later more narrative features of his career (actually directed by Paul Morrissey, in most cases) were […]
Despite the incessant coughing and overtly assertive scent of floral perfume filling up the Arsht Center, soprano Kelly Kaduce (Cio-Cio-San/”Butterfly”) and mezzo-soprano Caitlin McKechney (Suzuki) delivered an extraordinary performance in “Madama Butterfly” on the opening night of Florida Grand Opera‘s 74th season. On the surface, Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa’s libretto is a cliché written […]
By Mitchell Kaplan, co-founder and chair of the Miami Book Fair International Miami Book Fair opens Nov. 16, and for the 31st year in a row, the streets of downtown Miami will fill with books and the people who love them. With more than 600 authors in town, our city, for the next eight days […]
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, […]
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 […]