If you’re thinking of applying to the 2014 Knight Arts Challenge in South Florida, we hope you will join us for one of six Community Q & A sessions taking place Feb. 3 – 11. We will be traveling from Marathon, to West Dade, Fort Lauderdale, and more neighborhoods in between to answer questions about […]
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 Gina Russo, Locust Projects Locust Projects is pleased to announce an open call to South Florida high school students for a chance to participate in a collaborative exhibition at the organization’s 5,000 square foot exhibition space in Miami’s Design District. Locust Projects is alternative, not for profit exhibition space dedicated to providing contemporary visual […]
Last week Tigertail Productions inaugurated a film festival, ScreenDance Miami, a four-day event. First time attempts like these can be filled with new energy — or not quite ready for prime time. Fortunately, the first was the case. Offered up on screen was an interesting mix of short films that highlighted just how prolific our arts […]
Miami International Film Festival from Knight Foundation on Vimeo. With the foundation’s roots in journalism, Knight believes in the power of storytelling to bring communities together. Over the past few years, we’ve watched independent filmmakers in the communities where we work engage audiences across the globe. Their stories are told in voices that could only come from […]
By Elizabeth Shannon, Knight Curatorial Fellow at Bass Museum of Art I have been reflecting on my previous twelve months of activities, as many people do when one year wanders off into the sunset and another one bursts onto the scene. I’ve been lucky enough to have worked on a number of exciting projects (with […]
Cross-posted from The Sundance Institute Blog By Kamal Sinclair, New Frontier Senior Manager Sundance Institute, in collaboration with the Miami Filmmaker’s Collective, is launching the inaugural New Frontier Flash Lab in Miami (FL) next month. Through our deep investment in projects that are evolving the field of storytelling, New Frontier has gained valuable knowledge about […]
If you haven’t heard of Diliana Alexander, the Film Gate Interactive Festival or Indie Film Club Miami, it’s ok. Here’s your chance to catch up with Dilana’s mission to foster and transform the transmedia industry in Miami.
In the past week alone, South Dade opened a new theater, Overtown residents and artists painted a community mural, and a Miami filmmaker won big at Sundance. Meanwhile, local playwrights are getting a chance to put their works onstage in Miami Shores, and this weekend, film lovers can experience the latest in visual storytelling at an […]
By Sue Arrowsmith, Miami Dade College Back by popular demand, Miami Dade College’s MDC Live Arts presents a powerful performance by trailblazing choreographer Nora Chipaumire. This time, Chipaumire brings Miriam, a stunning dance tribute to the life of South African singer and freedom fighter Miriam Makeba. The performances will take place Friday and Saturday, Jan. […]
The movies of the 1930s are particularly evocative. It was an era between two world wars, during the Great Depression, and a time when American culture was truly starting to define itself. There were strong women on screen, gangsters, and a 1920s F. Scott Fitzgerald glamour that most Americans were likely not experiencing. The movies […]