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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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Time is on art’s side

Published on 30 October 2013 by in Miami

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Although it may seem like there is a small lull between the next group of local openings — that may be the exhibits up for Art Basel, both for galleries and museums — in fact the art world moves here apace. For instance, the big opening this week will be that of the Bass Museum’s “Time” exhibit. […]

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Now through Nov. 15, five small South Florida arts organizations are vying for the Knight Arts Challenge People’s Choice Award, offering a $20,000 prize. Below, Jim Hammond talks about why The Puppet Network should get your vote. To see the other nominees and to text to vote, visit knightarts.org/peopleschoice. Q. Why should your group win the […]

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The celebrations of the 100th birthday of the British composer Benjamin Britten have been widespread, and have included not just operas on various world mainstages, but chamber works on small programs to be found hither and yon. Tonight, one of the last Festival Miami concerts closes with a tribute to Britten hosted by tenor Tony […]

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Now through Nov. 15, five small South Florida arts organizations are vying for the Knight Arts Challenge People’s Choice Award, offering a $20,000 prize. Below, Ian Welsch talks about why The Motivational Edge should get your vote. To see the other nominees and to text to vote, visit knightarts.org/peopleschoice. Q. Why should your group win the […]

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Marissa Alma NIck and Pioneer Winter. Photo by Neil de la Flor.

Marissa Alma Nick’s “Cask” is a visually orgasmic, exquisitely lit, yet awkwardly chaotic and exhaustive retelling of Edgar Allen Poe’s macabre classic short story, “The Cask of Amontillado.” Although Nick sticks to Poe’s story of revenge, her production

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Now through Nov. 15, five small South Florida arts organizations are vying for the Knight Arts Challenge People’s Choice Award, offering a $20,000 prize. Below, author and playwright Teo Castellanos talks about why he should get your vote. To see the other nominees and to text to vote, visit knightarts.org/peopleschoice. Q. Why should your group win […]

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Pilobolus

The most astonishing thing about the avant-garde dance company Pilobolus is that their performance at the Arsht reminded me of one universal truth

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By Etain Connor and Laura Bruney, Arts & Business Council of Miami More and more CEOs are looking at the arts to enhance employee engagement.  Business professionals who serve on boards or volunteer in the arts learn to be innovators from going behind the scenes and working directly with artists. Kaufman Rossin, one of the […]

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Delicate art of our fragile oceans

Published on 25 October 2013 by in Miami

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The most eye-catching piece in an exhibit filled with quite a few of them, Mira Lehr’s “The Pull of the Tide” at Kelley Roy Gallery, is a huge tapestry covering one wall. As the title refers to, all these new works from the long-established artist relate to the tides, the organisms of the ocean, and […]

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Transformation. Photo by John Kane.

“We are bringing a whole new program for the Miami audience this year, including the brand new Houdini-esque collaboration with Penn& Teller and another raucous romp with frequent collaborator

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