By Elizabeth R. Miller, Knight Foundation While headlines focus on Art Basel Miami Beach each December, a new mini-series will feature the local artists who have steadily built the region’s reputation as an international art center. Debuting Sunday in South Florida, the Artist-to-Artist series will feature artists like Daniel Arsham, whose sculptures and conceptual objects have been […]
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One day not too long from now, youth choral groups might be as ubiquitous and popular nationwide as Pop Warner football teams. That’s the goal, in any case, of the Miami Choral Academy, whose director, Shawn Crouch, is working to develop a curriculum based on the academy’s work here that could be used by communities […]
It seems like every band these days is the coolest band around. An endless supply of cool, hip groups sprout like dandelions and promise to radically reshape the sound of the music industry. Cool is cool, but interesting is beyond cool. This Friday,
By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer A refreshing breeze is blowing through the Florida Grand Opera, and it has a name. It comes from the west, not exactly the “far west” but the west coast of Florida. Her name is Susan Danis, she comes from a successful tenure at the Sarasota Opera and she is the […]
Robert Huff has been working on his art for a long time, that is obvious. There is no funny business here, no conceptual conceits, no sloppy composition. The new works hanging at the Carol Jazzar Gallery are not just beautiful, they are so well crafted as to make so much other contemporary art around look, […]
It’s been a spooky weekend, and things are about get spookier when the all ghosts and ghouls come out to play this Halloween. The rush of zombie-inspired walks springing up across Miami have raised the stakes for next year. But this Halloween, like most, will leave
The interactive and performance-based art fair, now called Art Live, has moved from its inaugural outdoor Wynwood home of last year, indoors to the Coconut Grove Convention Center. But the basics remain the same: the three-day fair will emphasize interaction and creative displays, and proceeds benefit the women’s shelter Lotus House. However, it has morphed […]
Despite Tropical Storm Sandy’s feigned threats to ruin our weekend, a storm of cultural events will unfold across South Florida — rain or shine — from Miami Nice Jazz Festival at the Gusman Center (October 26-28) to Art Live Fair
By Steve Klotz, Embrace Music Foundation Knight Foundation grantees know that the challenge of expanding their base of support accompanies their award. Embrace Music Foundation (EMF), contracted to conduct two Rhythms of Africa projects in 2013, regards the prestigious grant as the launch of its campaign rather than the end, a powerful incentive for the […]
By Pati Vargas, Viernes Culturales Join us on October 26, 2012 for another Viernes Cultural/Cultural Friday. Little Havana’s popular arts and culture festival. Enjoy music, discover works by local artists and artisans in and around our iconic Domino Plaza on SW 8th St and SW 15th Ave, and visit the many fine art galleries along […]