I’ve heard the local music scene is tough, especially for local musicians. This may be true, but so is life. Last night beneath red stage lights and bursts of green laser lights, Makai performed from its latest album, “Luz al Instante (Instant Light)”
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From a distance, the sculptured busts look as though they are made from marble or stone. Maybe they are pre-Columbian or ancient Chinese. Walk up behind these heads on pedestals and see they are in fact crafted from books — phone books, literary books, academic books. These works from the Taiwanese-born Long-Bin Chen are truly [...]
From July 31st to August 7th, 2011 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily), award-winning hip-hop choreographer Rennie Harris brings to Miami the 2011 Illadelph Miami Legends Festival, a series of hip-hop workshops and dance classes scheduled to be held at the brand new South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center and
Last September, the New World Symphony presented the world premiere of “Dancers, Dreamers and Presidents,” a symphonic work by Daniel Bernard Roumain inspired by the rise of Barack Obama. The work was commissioned by Detroit’s Sphinx Organization, a Knight Arts grantee which works to increase the involvement of African-Americans and Latinos in classical music. This [...]
“Rivane Neuenschwander: A Day Like Any Other” is the big summer show opening at the Miami Art Museum, a Knight Arts grantee, this week (following the big summer show at Museum of Contemporary Art of Ryan Trecartin, posted previously). It is coming direct from the New Museum in New York and is the first mid-career survey [...]
By Adrienne Arsht Center staff Proving once again that a Miami summer is never too steamy for the arts, the Adrienne Arsht Center is extending the run of its summer spectacle, “Cirque Éloize iD,” and offering a cool, interactive experience for special VIP ticket holders. The new theatrical, urban circus, which opens July 26, is the [...]
By Chana Budgazad Sheldon, Locust Projects The LAB exhibition is on view now! Stop by Locust Projects Tuesday-Saturday 12-5pm. Congratulations to our LAB graduates on their hard work and exciting exhibition. LAB at Locust Projects: Through August 2011; 155 NE 38 St, Miami; 305-576-8570
Growing up in Miami, I got accustomed to the idea that everything ceased to exist in South Florida during the summer. The tourists disappeared, the arts scene went into hibernation and just about everyone stayed inside their air-conditioned homes and watched reruns of “Three’s Company” while they waited for the next hurricane. But, that was [...]
By Jessica Laino, 2011 New World School of the Arts graduate My New World School of the Arts graduating Visual Arts Class of 2011 and I were given an amazing opportunity: the trip of a lifetime. From the mutual generosity of the de la Cruz Collection and Knight Foundation, my fellow students and I were [...]
What if, instead of schlepping off to Home Depot, you could furnish your house with art you fell in love with while visiting galleries? Hand-painted sofas, light-box beds, glittering lamps. For most of us,