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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.

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By Bas Fisher Invitational The Bas Fisher Invitational is excited to welcome Agatha Wara during her Florida stopover en route to Bergen, Norway, where she will join the team of the Bergen Assembly.  Wara will present a public talk entitled “The Appeal” (referencing the Gucci Mane album) which refers to ideas of “attraction” that have to […]

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A fond farewell to an artistic voice

Published on 22 June 2012 by in Miami

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Back in 2001, when I first moved to Miami, the University of Miami Art History professor and writer Paula Harper was crafting a piece for Art in America about the latest crop of artists who were making a huge splash, and had a show at MOCA called “The House at MOCA.” It was the first […]

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By Victoria Galan, Miami-Dade Public Library System Applications for the Miami-Dade Public Library System’s Young Adult Writer-in-Residence program – a project made possible through the support of the Knight Foundation – is coming to a close. Applications are being accepted through Saturday, June 30, 2012. If you are a teen or know a teen, ages 13-18, […]

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This year the Tigertail WordSpeak team, coached by director/performer/writer Teo Castellanos and poet/educator Angela Kardos, will compete again in Brave New Voices, the Olympics of international youth poetry slam festivals.

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By Jane Hart, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood The Art and Culture Center’s tremendously successful series “Hot Topics” concluded on June 9 with a presentation by internationally acclaimed artist Nathan Sawaya – during the opening weekend of his show “The Art of The Brick.” Nearly 600 visitors attended Sawaya’s “Live Day Build,” during which […]

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Although summer officially begins tonight, and much of the country’s classical music activity has moved on to cooler climes, there are some venues willing to put on things in the more oppressive months. One is the Community Arts Program at the Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ, which launched its summer series of classical […]

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A well-deserved nod to the Bass

Published on 19 June 2012 by in Miami

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Wynwood gets most of the attention these days as the art hub of Miami. And rightly so, as the amount of galleries and studio spaces far exceeds any other place not only here, but in the Southeast and likely any place south of New York. The newly formed ArtPlace, a national collaboration of foundations, banks […]

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By Chana Budgazad Sheldon, Locust Projects Locust Projects presents ONE NIGHT STANDS, a series of imaginative social events. For one night only at venues across the city, each event will feature a collaboration with creative producers and emerging entrepreneurs approximately every two months. We are pleased to announce the inaugural ONE NIGHT STAND, “Corzo Social & Southernmost Situations” which will take […]

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Caligula wanted the moon

Published on 18 June 2012 by in Miami, Theater

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“Caligula” | Photo by Neil de la Flor

…but he gave the audience a performance worth all of the stars and celestial bodies in the cosmos instead. Directed and adapted for the stage by the magical Carlos Diaz and performed by a stunningly

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The paintings of Lynne Golob Gelfman deserve close attention and inspection, for their incredible subtleties of color and movement. In fact, while used to illustrate this posting, the paintings on this page do not do justice to Gelfman’s work, as it is important to see these pieces off the page and on the wall; in […]

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