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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 Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer The voice knows no borders or nationality; neither does the soul. Bernarda Fink brings worlds together with hers, a voice of endless nuances and facets that above all, reflects “soul.” Whether it’s Schubert or Piazzolla, Bach or Berlioz, she captivates through her nobility, elegance and exquisiteness, a rara […]

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The frenzied art season is here. Many of the exhibits opening up this weekend in the galleries and institutions will be their Art Basel shows, like the solo one at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood (a Knight Arts grantee), Elisabeth Condon’s “The Seven Seas.” The title may suggest some kind of nautical theme, […]

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By Sue Arrowsmith, Miami Dade College Miami Dade College’s Museum of Art + Design has big plans for this Art Basel. As part of FOREVERGLADES, an environmentally-minded public installation by William Sweetlove and other members of Cracking Art Group, large-scale recyclable plastic alligators, sea turtles, frogs, and bunnies will be installed up and down and […]

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Alexey Taran’s “Imaginarium”

Published on 08 November 2012 by in Miami, Theater

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IMAGINARIUM | Photo bistoury inc

On Friday, November 9th, Alexey Taran, an Artist in Residence at Inkub8 (a Knight Arts grantee), will welcome audiences to “Imaginarium” — a dance, theater and film experience that provides insights into an emerging

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By Robert Harkins, HistoryMiami So far, the HistoryMiami South Florida Folklife Center has presented two programs featuring our current resident artist Mieko Kubota, a master of Japanese ikebana (flower arranging). On September 29th, Mieko created unique arrangements and also explained the philosophy behind her Zen-influenced style at a special ikebana presentation. While audience members delighted […]

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It’s a good weekend for early music, with return visits by two groups that do their best to make music of ages long past live for modern audiences. This year’s concert series at St. Martha’s in Miami Shores begins with a concert Sunday afternoon by Red Priest, the British quartet that takes its name from […]

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Theaster Gates has training as an urban planner as well as a sculptor (in fact, he got an MS in 2006 in Urban Planning, Ceramics and Religious Studies, dig that one). He works with structures, with public spaces and with the exploration of pure production. Which may be why the Chicago artist’s last show at […]

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By Giselle Heraux, AIRIE Photographer Krista Elrick is not taking an ordinary road trip. There is no visit to the Grand Canyon or a Broadway play on her agenda. Instead, Elrick is following in naturalist painter John James Audubon’s footsteps, and the trail has led her to Everglades National Park, where she is Artist in […]

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Borsht 8 is here…

Published on 05 November 2012 by in Miami, Theater

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Borscht Film Festival

Moving images often capture the whole range of human emotions that live beneath the surface of our skin. These moving images express what words sometimes fail to express. But, more often than not, films find a way to combine the power of language with imagery to create a dynamic force for deeper human understanding. This […]

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By Geraldine Lopez, Miami Music Project Through Miami Music Project’s newly named El Sistema inspired program, ESMIA (meaning “it’s mine” in Spanish), young musicians have seen their own orchestras grow and new chapters emerge, like the one in Little Haiti. But none of them have ever imagined sharing a stage with over 300 voices in […]

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