For young people, John Cage is something of a hero. So says Laura Kuhn, executive director of the John Cage Trust, which administers the affairs of the composer, inventor, philosopher and all-around artist who made such a remarkable impact on the music of the 20th century. “Young people just fall in love with him. They […]
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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One of the beautiful things about Miami is that while Wynwood and Miami Beach put us on the national map, each year there’s more great art emerging in neighborhoods from Delray Beach to Homestead. We see it in Urgent Inc.’s community murals in Overtown, in Tarell McCraney’s 90-minute modern version of Hamlet in Coral Gables, and in […]
By Adrienne Arsht Center Staff Opera stars. Prima ballerinas. Legendary violinists. Mayors? Two of the biggest government rock stars of our time – former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley and former Miami Mayor Manny Diaz – stepped into the spotlight usually reserved for gifted artists on the grand stage of the Knight Concert Hall on Tuesday, […]
By Alejandra “Alex” Serna, Florida Grand Opera One of the rarely performed and most beautiful examples of the bel canto genre return to Miami this coming weekend with the opening of Bellini’s La sonnambula on Saturday, February 9, at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. Florida Grand Opera brings back their resoundingly successful […]
By Miami Biennale Team Residents and visitors of Wynwood can now enjoy the neighborhood’s first permanent artistic crosswalk, marked by a work that seeks to transform the intersection of Northwest Second Avenue and 25th Street. The effort is part of the Miami Biennale and WADA’s ‘Wynwood Ways’, a collaboration to make the neighborhood a more pedestrian-friendly cultural […]
By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer “I think our aim should be to have more and more access to the enjoyment of life” said John Cage (1912-1992) one of the most remarkable and controversial artists of the second half of the 20th century, who would have turned 100 last September. Tremendously influential and seldom […]
Some of what Gean Moreno and Ernesto Oroza are trying to get at in their collaborative works are a little hard to comprehend, but usually they are interesting and intellectually challenging contemporary explorations. This should hold true for “Drywood,” opening up at Wynwood’s Alejandra von Hartz Gallery on Thursday. Like some of their other collaborations in the past, […]
Ivonne Batanero grew up a shy girl in a cruel world where dance became here preferred mode of communication. Through dance, Batanero reveals the world of extremes by pushing the limits of human
By P. Scott Cunningham, University of Wynwood Ever considered working for a fake university? How about a scientific lab? How about both? University of Wynwood and Coral Morphologic are searching for qualified candidates for a full-time Operations Manager. The new Operations Manager will be someone who has a passion for organization and demonstrable experience managing […]
Today, we’re excited to begin accepting applications for the 2013 Knight Arts Challenge Miami. Each year, we’re in awe of what South Florida comes up with – innovative ideas, truly Miami ideas, ideas to engage our neighborhoods in the arts. Because of the quality of your submissions, we recently decided to extend the contest for […]