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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.

For more information about the Knight Arts Challenge visit our Knight Arts Challenge page. Sign up for e-mail updates to receive the latest information about challenge winners, projects and upcoming deadlines. If you have specific questions about receiving an arts grant in Miami, please e-mail our staff at arts@knightfoundation.org.

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By Deborah Briggs, Betsy Writers Room Many Miami pre-war hotels had ‘Writing Rooms’ for travellers and guests. In a continuing effort to link past and present through the arts, The Betsy-South Beach opened a ‘Writers Room’ in Spring 2012 during National Poetry Month; poets Tom Healy, Billy Collins, Daniel Halpern, Campbell McGrath, Scott Cunningham, and […]

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By Matthew Marshall, The Miami Symphony Orchestra Eduardo Marturet and The Miami Symphony Orchestra added a new twist to the Viennese New Year tradition with “Ocean Drive in Vienna” on Sunday night before a large and very enthusiastic audience at the Adrienne Arsht Center’s Knight Concert Hall.  Thanks to the support of the John S. and […]

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Inside and out for art on the weekend

Published on 25 January 2013 by in Miami, Music

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While the rest of the country is in a deep freeze, we are enjoying almost perfect South Florida weather. So it’s also perfect timing for the Bass Museum to join up with the Miami Symphony Orchestra for a free outdoor concert in the newly revamped Collins Park on Sunday. If you haven’t been to the […]

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Peter LaBerge

Peter LaBerge was just nominated for 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts and may be the next Poet Laureate of the United States because anything thing seems possible from this young, energetic 2013 YoungArts Week Writing Finalist in Poetry. LaBerge’s poetry, and personality, is thoughtful and electric, intense yet luminous—and he is a senior

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By Pati Vargas, Viernes Culturales Join us Friday, January 25th from 7 pm to 11 pm for another Viernes Cultural/Cultural Friday. Little Havana’s popular art and culture festival is a great event for the whole family. Enjoy music, discover works by local artists and artisans in and around our iconic Domino Plaza on SW 8th […]

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By Robert Harkins, HistoryMiami The first year of the HistoryMiami South Florida Folklife Center’s Heritage Spotlight series was a resounding success! We hosted three artists-in-residence: Ezequiel Torres, an Afro-Cuban batá drummer and drum maker; James Kelly, an Irish fiddler; and Mieko Kubota, a practitioner of ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging. Each artist showcased their […]

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By Naomi Fisher, Bas Fisher Invitational Living in Miami, the idea of painting at the beach perhaps is corrupted by legions of Sunday painters whose work populate doctor’s offices and cruise ships with crude representations of a tourist’s dream.  Contemporary Art in Miami often comments on the perpetually-under-construction shifts of this city – and the […]

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By Jackie Rivera, Project [theatre] The last six months have been a whirlwind for The Project [theatre], we know with only two months out from the announcement of our incredible and challenging gift from Knight Foundation the four months prior should be moot. However, it is important for us to express our gratitude for the […]

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Pantoja’s latest palette

Published on 22 January 2013 by in Miami

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Jorge Pantoja lives for his art. This might sound like a cliché, but many of the trappings of modern American life don’t seem to interest him much – making paintings out of a tiny apartment, often in the wee hours of the night, is his passion. This is evident again in his second solo outing […]

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Heather Maloney | Photo by Neil de la Flor

On Thursday, January 31st from 7-8:30 p.m. at Inkub8, Victoria Marks will lead a workshop for dancers and choreographers. The workshop will facilitate a more connected and fluid conversation

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