“Love, love, the clouds went/up the tower of the sky/like triumphant washerwomen, and it all/glowed in blue, all like a single star….” —Pablo Neruda The Cleveland Orchestra is astonishing, but after seeing Joshua Bell play Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in January and Berlioz’s masterful performance
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By Alejandra Serna, Florida Grand Opera They say that if it sounds too good to be true, then it probably is, but not in this case. Florida Grand Opera is doing its first ever tweet seats, or Tweet Tickets, event on March 21 for the opening of an edgy tango production in a Design District […]
By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer For the Argentine director José María Condemi, the equation María de Buenos Aires + Tango + Florida Grand Opera + Miami results in a tempting mercurial crossroads that widens and multiplies according to Astor Piazzolla’s magical music and his poet Horacio Ferrer. In his debut with the FGO, […]
We like to mix our art with some parties; it goes a long way to explain why Art Basel Miami Beach is here. And Saturday night is no exception: ArtCenter/South Florida (a multiple Knight Arts grant winner) is throwing its annual fundraiser and raffle, winningArt. What’s always great about this event is that it is so reasonably […]
Tigertail Productions always brings innovative, cutting-edge performing artists to Miami that challenge our preconceived notions of what performance art is and can be. These artists push the conceptual
Tonight, the Cleveland Orchestra opens a series of three concerts that celebrate love between two humans as well as the love of humanity in general. The love story of composer Peter Lieberson and his wife, mezzo Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, is told in the Neruda Songs, which Lieberson based on five of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda’s […]
Controversy has swirled around the Miami Art Museum’s name change, from MAM to PAMM when the brand new museum opens up on Biscayne Bay. Starting tomorrow night, we will all get a chance to see what caused that change, with the opening of “Frames of Reference: Latin American Art from the Jorge M. Perez Collection” […]
Dancer and choreographer Pioneer Winter’s first one-man show, “Pie Solo,” opens this Friday, March 15 and runs through March 30 at The Sandbox at the Miami Theater Center. In “Pie Solo,” Winter will explore faith and religion, father-son relationships, sexual identity and the hyper-sexual side of
Photographing installations is an art form in itself. These aren’t portraits, not scenes or even re-enactments. Whereas photography can often be a medium to capture a moment, an emotion that other forums don’t offer, installation photography is by its essence staged, composed photos of a set that is still temporary and sometimes fundamentally artificial. And […]
By Wendy Call, AIRE We were all sitting around a campfire, or so it seemed. After three weeks in the Everglades National Park, I traveled to Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood to offer a writing workshop: “You Are Here: Creating a Sense of Place on the Page.” Thanks to the work of AIRIE and the University of […]