One of the casualties of Tigertail‘s (a Knight Arts grantee) “Tool is Loot” is that it didn’t connect with the audience. At times interesting and bizarre, funny and absurd, emotional yet dry, the performance poses a vexing question for even the most patient viewer: what’s
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On Friday, Dec 23 the Cuban Classical Ballet surprised travelers at Miami International Airport with spontaneous performances of “Divertissement” from The Nutcracker. Enjoy the video above. Why Does Knight Foundation Fund Random Acts of Culture™? Knight Foundation, like its founders Jack and Jim Knight, focuses on promoting informed and engaged communities. To that end, we […]
In honor of its 40th anniversary in 2012, Jordan Vineyard & Winery has created the 4 on 4 Art Competition, a four-city initiative that challenges local artists to create a commemorative work of art that blends the elegance of Jordan Wines with the flavor or each city. The competition kicks off Jan 15 with the […]
By Alejandra Serna, Florida Grand Opera From box office to center stage, Cuban soprano Elizabeth Caballero’s path to center stage and her natural talent have made her a local favorite in Miami’s classical music scene. She began her career in opera working at the Florida Grand Opera box office, followed by participation in the FGO […]
Premieres of fresh classical music often get heralded in the bigger cities of this country and elsewhere, but even though South Florida might not have that kind of profile, it still gets a reasonable share every season of new pieces. This afternoon in Coconut Grove, a string quartet will give two performances of a work […]
“Tell a truth on purpose. Tempt with exactitude. Make the work you need. Risk being loved.” These are wise words from Haitian-American poet, playwright and spoken word artist Lenelle Moïse, who returns to Miami Feb. 6 through 10 for Knight Arts grantee Tigertail Production’s “SpeakOut” spoken
By Sebastián Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer They have never met, but conductors Pablo Heras Casado and Patrick Dupré Quigley share some curious coincidences. They use three names, the first beginning with “Pa.” They are the same age. They are both local heroes in their communities and pioneers who blaze new trails. They are fast-rising […]
Much has and will be made about the pure, raw imagery of Dana Schutz, who just had a mid-career survey open up at the Miami Art Museum, a Knight Arts grantee . The show came originally from the Neuberger Museum in New York. There is the painting with the head eating its own face (and […]
French-born artist Alice Raymond is up to some clever tricks over at the Dimensions Variable (a 2011 Knight Arts Challenge Miami winner) alternative art space. She has built a unique wooden structure, raw and unfinished on the outside, smoothed over on the inside, which can fit comfortably two people. As one of the two visitors at […]
During the next two days, young people from 39 states will wrap up their week of activities in YoungArts Week, sponsored by the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts. Founded 31 years ago by Ted Arison, founder of the Carnival Cruise Lines empire, and his wife, Lin, the foundation finds talented young artists ages […]