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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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The Carbonell Award, named after Cuban sculptor Manuel Carbonell, annually recognizes excellence in South Florida theater. On Saturday, October 25th at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center (SMDCAC) will present an evening of Broadway songs with performances by past Carbonell winners as part of its Cabaret Series. Carbonell Award-winning director […]

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By Adia McKenzie Built in 1913, Overtown’s Historic Lyric Theater was once the cornerstone of the neighborhood nicknamed “Little Broadway” for its vibrant nightlife. The 400 seat theater was a social gathering place, free of discrimination during times of segregation. The theater closed its doors in the 1960s and remained shuttered for four decades. It […]

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Fundación Educativa Carlos M. Castañeda (FECMC) proudly presents an Evening of Latin American Classics with lauded pianist Martha Marchena. Marchena’s unique repertoire, captivating performances and innovative discography has engaged listeners for decades. Born in Cuba, she has performed as a soloist with orchestras and chamber music ensembles worldwide. She takes to the stage at the […]

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By Gladys Ramirez , the Project [theatre] October already?! Maybe it was just a mild case of heat stroke, but our busy summer seemed to fly by! In case you missed everything that led up to our season kick-off this September, here’s an update on the behind the scenes action at the Project. First of […]

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Daniel Lewis Sampler 2013. Photo Neil de la Flor.

The Daniel Lewis Dance Sampler returns to the Little Haiti Cultural Center for two days: Saturday, October 18th at 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 19th at 3 p.m. The Sampler provides local talent a platform to share excerpts of full-length work with the community. Next weekend, the Sampler will feature local talent, including Dance NOW! […]

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Julian Schnabel helps kick off art season

Published on 10 October 2014 by in Miami

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Although Art Basel Miami Beach is still two months in the future, museums are starting to pull out their big guns and unveil the exhibits they will feature during that frenetic, international art week. The NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale is one of them. Now under the direction of former MOCA leader Bonnie Clearwater, […]

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By Joey Bargsten, Composer and Director of multimedia opera MelanchoLalaland™ I’ve just completed recording Katharine Goeldner singing the soundtrack for my film-Intermezzo “Casual (Sex) Friday”. Katharine has established an international reputation as one of today’s finest mezzo-sopranos. She has appeared at the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Savonlinna Festival, […]

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The 2014 edition of Festival Miami opens Friday night with a concert by the University of Miami’s Frost Symphony Orchestra in an all-American program of 20th and 21-century music. Thomas Sleeper leads the Frost in two concerti, the Alto Saxophone Concerto of the now-overlooked composer Paul Creston, with Dale Underwood as soloist, and Samuel Barber’s […]

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By Fernando González, Miami-based arts & culture writer Actor, writer and director Teo Castellanos once put a deep slice of true Miami, in all its glorious diversity, promise and miseries, right on stage. Set as a jitney ride through town, his one-man play “NE 2nd Avenue”offered a mirror to a city still becoming. It was […]

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By Laura Bruney and Etain Connor, Arts & Business Council of Miami A true renaissance man, Dennis Scholl is a philanthropist, art collector, and entrepreneur, four-time Emmy winner for his work in cultural documentaries, CPA and lawyer. His out of the box thinking has captured the imagination and interest of business leaders, artists and creative […]

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