It is frankly impossible to describe what you will see when looking at the artworks of Michel Paysant at the Lelia Mordoch gallery in Wynwood. It is at once so esoteric and also historically universal that the right words don’t really exist. But here’s an attempt. After the main screen computer is turned on and […]
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We’re days away from opening applications for the 2014 Knight Arts Challenge, which funds the best ideas for the arts in South Florida. (Update: applications now open.) This is our seventh edition of the challenge. And over the past few years, we’ve increasingly seen great ideas, the kind of ideas you can’t wait to like, […]
By Emily Parkinson, Miami City Ballet Performing Nacho Duato’s Jardí Tancat has been a new experience for our dancers and audiences alike. As the first Duato work in our repertoire, the grounded, lyrical choreography danced barefoot to the soulful music of Maria del Mar Bonet has certainly stretched our dancers boundaries. For our audiences, this […]
By Miles A. Coon, Palm Beach Poetry Festival The 10th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival, January 20-25, 2014. at the Delray Beach Center for the Arts at Old School Square, Delray Beach, features Nine Poetry Workshops (now full) and Fifteen public events including evening readings and performances, afternoon talks and panel discussion by Thirteen of […]
By Elizabeth Shannon. Knight Curatorial Fellow Bass Museum of Art The ArtCenter/South Florida’s Richard Shack Gallery has been looking rather unusual for the last few months. For visitors (such as myself) who had not been into the gallery space before, it took a few moments to realize that something strange was going on. Upon entering, […]
Robin Haines Merrill aims to preserve the traditional art form of dugout canoes by organizing a seasonal Paddle Up, featuring Seminole and Miccosukee canoes. From her missionary work in Manila’s seedy sex industry to Inner Mongolia, Robin Haines Merrill, a recent Knight Arts Challenge grantee, has preserved and fostered the art of human decency.
Shira Lee Abergel was awarded a $50,000 Knight Arts Challenge grant to “entertain audiences unconventionally by reimagining the medicine shows of old in a wooden wagon that travels and transforms into a theatrical playing space.” The Miami New Times takes a closer look at the grantee this month. Read below for an excerpt from the […]
The Cleveland Orchestra returns this month to the Arsht Center’s Knight Concert Hall for its annual residency, and over three months will present four subscription concerts featuring artists including baritone Simon Keenlyside, violinists Gil Shaham and Arielle Steinbacher, and percussionist Colin Currie. So far, so good for regular attendees of the residency, and of orchestral […]
By Sheila Stieglitz, Miami-Dade County Parks Poignant, humorous and edgy works that focus on local stories define the Deering Estate at Cutler’s Theatre Lab Project’s premiere performance of the 2nd annual South Florida “One-Minute Play Festival” (#1MPF). The two-day grand opening celebration on Saturday, January 25th at 8:00 pm and Sunday, January 26th at 3:00 […]
Four years ago last Sunday, Haiti suffered one of the worst disasters in its already troubled history, the 7.0 earthquake that killed hundreds of thousands and upended millions of lives. But the Haitian spirit didn’t die; in fact struggle, and overcoming adversity, has shaped much of Haitian life and has had a unique impact on […]