By Steven S. Klotz, Embrace Music Foundation When at long last the applause died down, with the audience filing out of the filled-to-capacity Adrienne Arsht Performing Center, the buzz began. “That might have been the best show I’ve ever seen in this hall,” an usher commented. “It’s hard to believe what I just saw — those […]
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By Stefanie Hew, Florida Grand Opera It is said that a teacher’s proudest moment is to see a student achieve. In the same way, Florida Grand Opera (FGO) takes special pride in the highly successful productions of Mozart’s The Magic Flute and Bellini’s La sonnambula, which showcased graduates of the company’s acclaimed Young Artist studio […]
There are a number of shows and events associated with Black History Month around town. Although work from African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and Africans show up on walls throughout the year here in Miami, it’s not with enough frequency as our diverse population would warrant. Maybe that can start to change. Over at University of Miami’s […]
By Roofless Records 2013 is shaping up to be even busier than 2012. International Noise Conference 2013 (10 Year Anniversary) We’re only just now recovering from the 4 day marathon of madness that was the 10 year anniversary of recent Knight Arts Challenge winner Frank “Rat Bastard” Falestra’s International Noise Conference. Every year the festival […]
Co-dependence is like a binary star-system where two stars orbit one another around their center of gravity. They can’t escape, and they’re stuck in an almost eternal dance until they exhaust their nuclear reactors. However, if the two
For the second year in a row, the Deering Estate has taken a chance with an outdoor (and some indoor), site-specific sculpture, part of its Festival of the Arts. It’s well worth the jaunt down south. On opening night, the works were lit up, creating a glowing ambiance in the gorgeous grounds on the bay. […]
A few months ago, I saw Jenny Larsson’s “Look at how you’re looking at me when I’m telling you this,” featuring performers Celeste Fraser-Delgado, William Rey, Fernando Landeros, Oscar Fuentes, Matthew Taylor and Larsson. “Look at how you’re looking” is Larsson’s thesis project for her MFA in Performing
There are concerts and there are concerts, and then there are explosions of art, bursts of concentrated, disciplined energy that sweep in like a wind and leave everything leveled and changed. Such was the performance I saw Feb. 9 at the New World Center of John Cage’s Song Books, an astonishing experience of precisely 46 […]
By Sue Arrowsmith, Miami Dade College Miami Dade College’s (MDC) MDC Live Arts series presents the U.S. premiere of Chile’s acclaimed Teatro Cinema’s Sin Sangre (Without Blood), at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Mar. 15 – 16, at The Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road. Fusing live action with film projection, Teatro Cinema’s highly stylized […]
By Arsht Center Staff Can a poet pack the house? We’ll find out Friday, when the Adrienne Arsht Center throws a Miami homecoming in the Knight Concert Hall for Richard Blanco, the Cuban-American poet who was tapped last month as President Obama’s 2013 Inauguration Poet. Raised in Miami, Blanco is the youngest and the first […]