With the arrival of spring this week, thoughts turn to a mix of soul greenery and painful reflection, and there are three events this weekend that help us get there: • First up is the return of Mercury Soul to the New World Center in Miami Beach for its second appearance this season. This three-person […]
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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“Är det här du föreställer en björk på fjälltoppen?” asks Henrik Skott. Unless you’re Jenny Larsson, it may be a challenge to perform as if you’re a small birch tree on a mountain top. “It’s fairly close to what I had in mind,” she says of her latest work in progress which debuted
By Rebecca M. Gentry, YoungArts From February 22-26, 2012, YoungArts hosted YoungArts Miami, a regional program bringing together the 57 national YoungArts winners from South Florida. Across the four-day period, the students experienced master classes and interdisciplinary workshops with visiting artists including Mikhail Baryshnikov, Michael Tilson Thomas, Edward Villella, Maria Martinez-Cañas, Daniel Arsham, Roberto Juarez, and […]
The Bridge Red alternative gallery continues to live up to its mission, and its 2011 Knight Arts Challenge grant, which supports that to “provide a space for exhibition, documentation and creative exchange of works and ideas by strong and developed local artists who do not get the exposure their work merits.” The latest example is “Sherri […]
By Sue Arrowsmith, Pig Iron Philadelphia-based Pig Iron Theatre Company will take South Florida by storm for the first time with their OBIE-winning quirky melodrama Chekhov Lizardbrain at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Mar. 23 – 24, at the Colony Theater in Miami Beach, 1040 Lincoln Road. Presented by Miami Dade College’s (MDC) MDC Live! Performing Arts Series, Chekhov Lizardbrain is a unique blend of […]
By Kristin Korolowicz, Bass Museum of Art This week at the Bass Museum of Art artist Jillian Mayer will have a new collaborative project on view. Mayer’s practice investigates the intersections between art, media, entertainment and pop culture. She is best known for her successful viral video projects, which are intended to circulate in both the […]
If you’re looking to hone your talents, then go to MAD. Cherilyn Marrocco’s MAD (Marrocco Academy of Dance) is open to students of all ages with varying abilities who have the desire to a nurturing, non-competitive environment to develop their talents in various disciplines. Classes in ballet, theater, singing and songwriting are offered at the […]
Way way back in the day, when I inherited some albums from my uncle, the world changed. As a kid, the music I could hear after putting a record on my dad’s turntable, moving a needle back and forth over and over, would leave me forever mesmerized by songs from Santana, David Bowie, The Velvet […]
On Feb 19, 2012, The Miami Music Project, the Frost School of Music and the Cuban Classical Ballet surprised shoppers at Bayside Marketplace with a Random Acts of Culture™ cultural bonanza. Performances included Swan Lake, West Side Story and Don’t Mean a Thing. Enjoy the video above. Why Does Knight Foundation Fund Random Acts of Culture™? […]
Don’t miss your chance to apply to the 2012 Knight Arts Challenge Miami. There’s only a few days left to submit your idea before Monday’s deadline. If you have a great idea in the arts we want to hear from you (and soon!) The challenge seeks to draw the best and most innovative ideas out of […]