Wynwood’s Second Saturdays has become the art world’s favorite punching bag. No one apparently likes the crowded night, not galleries, artists, collectors. Or so you’d think. The night is a circus, no doubt about it, but some people do like a circus, and crowds, when they are in Wynwood, sometimes it beats wondering around alone [...]
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Miami Dade College’s MDC Live Arts will transport audiences to the heart of Argentina, where tango courses through the country like the Rio de la Plata. The Argentinian-born, Brooklyn-based bassist and producer Pablo Aslan
The concert season is still going strong even as the weather warms up, and we’re starting to head into the heat and humidity that will be with us for most of the rest of the year. Here’s a look at some concerts coming our way in the next few days: Seraphic Fire: This is the [...]
Dealing with airports can often be a pain. But if you want to arrive early to our own MIA – or just make a trip of it – there is a very special treat awaiting on the fourth floor of the South Terminal, and it will make the whole airport hassle float away. The art show, [...]
By Sue Arrowsmith, Miami Dade College Miami Dade College’s (MDC) popular MDC Live Arts series closes its 2012-13 season with Argentina native, Brooklyn-based bassist, bandleader and producer Pablo Aslan and his quintet performing Piazzolla in Brooklyn, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 at The Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road. With Piazzolla in Brooklyn, Aslan [...]
“Marie Chouinard has consistently produced intriguing visual and highly physical works that at the same time support the intellect. Her pieces stand alone in the lexicon of dance.” —Mary Luft, Executive Director, Tigertail Productions.
Miami has never really developed a serious, and secure, African-American art scene. We have black artists, and artists steeped in urban American culture, but it can’t compare to a place like Houston. That city has one of the most thriving and exciting African-American art scenes today, grounded in a long-rooted black community and bolstered by [...]
As National Poetry Month swings into gear, the O, Miami Poetry Festival, with support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, returns with the goal of delivering a poem to all 2.6 million Miami-Dade residents. This is a giant task, but poetry has enormous
When the Civil War came to the United States, it came to a people who, musically speaking, were a churchy lot. But they were also a people of sentimental secular song that hymned home and hearth, of minstrelsy and spiritual, and to hear the music of this time is to gain a greater understanding of [...]
Anyone who has seen Pepe Mar’s work won’t forget it. He has created one of the more distinctive looks – punctuated by his distinct color palette – around town. Until now, the Mexico-born Miamian with a BFA from the California College of Arts (and, recently, an MFA from FIU) would be best known for his funky [...]