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Individuals and organizations are invited to apply for funding through the Knight Arts Challenge, an initiative seeking arts ideas and projects that will benefit the local community. Knight looks to build on the momentum in the Miami art scene, sharpening the focus of existing efforts using the community’s unique strengths. We seek the best and the brightest and we encourage arts organizations to reach for the next level in programming and organizational capacity.

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Read into the art work

Published on 13 July 2012 by in Miami

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Summer has traditionally been the time to sit back, relax and – read! On the beach, or on the couch during school’s break. Wynwood’s Black Square Gallery has decided to honor this universal tradition with a group show of international artists called “Summer Reading,” with some exciting text-based works. Calligraphy, hieroglyphics and cursive writing have […]

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By Emil Stefanutti, Miami Music Project On June 6th, Miami Music Project (MMP) celebrated its 2011-12 season with a sold-out “Fantastic Season Finale” concert, full of smiles and great music. The Miami Music Project Orchestral Academy (MMPOA) started in Doral less than two years ago, with a small orchestra of 15 young musicians and dreams of […]

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It’s almost Friday and I’m in love with Big Night Little Haiti at the Little Haiti Cultural Center (LHCC). Now it’s time for you to fall in love.

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Scratch the surface of the South Florida classical music community and you can find any number of people who want to establish arts institutions with regularly occurring features: a chamber music series, orchestral concerts, pocket operas, piano recitals. Today’s example is the Venezuelan-born pianist and educator Adolfo Vidal, 38, who grew up in home country’s now-legendary […]

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By Monica Rosale, Miami-Dade County Public Schools The 2011 DocMiami International Film Festival launched its “DocMiami Save the Arts in Public Schools” initiative with special screenings for public school students. In partnership with Miami-Dade County Public School’s Cultural Passport program, students from Westland Hialeah Senior High School were able to attend screenings hosted by Millennia Atlantic University. Attendees […]

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“Warhol Is Over?” No way

Published on 10 July 2012 by in Miami

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It was in the late 1960s when Andy Warhol pronounced: “In the future, everyone will be world famous for 15 minutes,” his commentary on the celebrity-soaked, pop-world culture that America had become. But in a twist of fate, the artist who is most synonymous with pop art, the man who was as famous for his persona […]

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Ana Bolt + Pioneer Winter dance while Marie Whitman reads during “Mother (Son)days”

When all else fails, dance. That’s what I do when the world seems out of whack or wacky. When I dance, everything disappears, including myself. Unfortunately, there’s always someone there to remind me that people are watching and that I should settle down.

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The six gallery spaces spread over two floors in the 12,000-square-foot space that makes up the impressive Zadok Gallery in Wynwood can hold a lot of art. It does, and its good stuff. Zadok has displayed a wide variety of works from its roster, which includes well-known international artists as well as emerging ones. During […]

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“The Donkey Show”

There’s much ado around town about off-broadway hit “The Donkey Show,” and the buzz is almost deafening. The critically acclaimed supersonic disco extravaganza, inspired by Studio 54 and Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” opens next week on July 13.

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By Stefanie Hew, Florida Grand Opera Florida Grand Opera’s Young Artist Studio has gained worldwide recognition as one of the leading operatic training programs in the nation.  The highly competitive program accepts only 6-10 artists from over 600 applicants each year and has trained more than 150 young professionals, who now appear on the stages […]

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