The Frieze New York Art Fair returns to Manhattan for a second year, after the wildly successful introduction of the London-based fair last year on Randall’s Island. More than 180 galleries from across the globe will be set up in the inviting island park, joined this year by an adjacent waterfront Sculpture Park, with works [...]
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The Miami Theater Center (MTC) is growing. Its ever-expanding reach and impact on the vitality of the performing arts for all ages in Miami-Dade spans theater, film, training and more. From their annual contemporary
By Naomi Fisher, Bas Fisher Invitational To celebrate the wonderful news that Miami based artist T. Elliot Mansa was accepted into the prestigious Yale painting MFA program, the BFI #BigFutureInitiative is hosting an exhibition of his newest work. Please note, this is a fundraising exhibition: All profits from every sale of Mansa’s Artwork will go [...]
This week, WPBT is showing a Knight Foundation-funded short film by Ronnie Rivera about the International Noise Conference. Founded by Frank Falestra, the conference is three days of experimental music. Ronnie has created an experimental film that he shot at the conference, the likes of which has never been seen on public TV – check [...]
By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer Had Christian Tetzlaff’s second concert not measured up to his first, it would be tempting to call Tetzlaff’s April 26 recital at the New World Symphony the high point of the 2012-2013 season. But that would be unfair, because for the second straight year the American Orchestral Academy’s programming has [...]
The Cuban influence on Miami has been the most profound in this city’s relatively short history. Even before the mass immigrations that resulted from Fidel Castro’s revolution, that prominent Caribbean nation impacted its South Florida neighbor economically and culturally. But in the last half century, Cubans transformed Miami. It is now a Latin city, with [...]
Written and performed by Rudi Goblen, “Pet” takes the audience by the heart and guides them through the chaotic and often confusing world of love where the end of love may lead to one’s own end—or
Here it is May, and that means we’re getting closer to the really hot months here in South Florida, and that usually also has meant that the musical season evaporates like the puddles after a June rain hereabouts, i.e., quickly. But over the past few years, things have gotten busier. This month holds several significant [...]
By Daniel Rivero, WLRN Miami, you have exceeded our expectations. When we asked for poetry, you delivered in droves. And we didn’t even offer an open bar. The concept behind WLRN and O, Miami Poetry Festival’s (a Knight Arts grantee) month-long project, “That’s So Miami,” was simple enough: Write us a poem that starts or [...]
I’m not a dancer, but I like to dance, and I think I can dance. Yesterday was International Dance Day, and this day was created for me. Well, not really. It was created to honor the birthday of French ballet master Jean-Georges Noverre, whom many consider the father of ballet d’action or modern ballet. Ballet [...]