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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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Next Friday, July 27th from 4-8 p.m., experience the inspirational power of art for free at “Discover Art! Family Festival” at the Little Haiti Cultural Center.

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It isn’t every arts group that specializes in new music, particularly when it’s a piano trio, a tried-and-true staple of the world of chamber music. But the Ahn Trio sees things a little differently. “We started out playing very traditional repertoire, but as we developed relationships with these amazing composers around us, and listened to […]

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By Julia Ford-Carther, Gusman Center Miami Lyric Opera (MLO) returned to the Olympia Theater stage last month for the company’s second Red Curtain Series presentation. Artistic and general director Raffaele Cardone brought some of opera’s most promising rising stars and recognized voices to downtown Miami for a rendition of Madama Butterfly, one of the most celebrated […]

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By Valerie Ricordi, MOCA Campers in MOCA’s Creative Arts Summer Program created their own music video last week as part of the two-week session “Art and Rock and Roll”.  Set to the popular song ‘Peanut Butter Jelly Time’  by the Buckwheat Boyz, 30 children ages 6 to 12  danced to the song  dressed in costumes […]

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By Chana Budgazad Sheldon, Locust Projects  Tickets are still available to tomorrow night’s Riesling Pizzeria extravaganza at Harry’s Pizzeria to celebrate Summer of Riesling, the annual occasion from June 20 through September 21 when hundreds of the finest dining establishments across the nation celebrate the world’s most misunderstood and versatile grape: Riesling.  Michael Schwartz’s The Genuine Hospitality […]

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Infieles | Photo by Carlos Llano

Sometimes love and marriage are monumental Sisyphean phenomenons that can often feel like rolling a boulder up Mount Everest and riding a bed on wheels down the backside ’til death do us part.

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Dennis Scholl, Knight Foundation VP/Arts, chats with Barry’s Blog about thinking out of the box, the evolving needs and trends in arts philanthropy  and the challenges facing the arts philanthropic community. Enjoy an excerpt from the interview below and click here to read the interview in its entirety. BARRY:   In a general sense, what […]

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By Chana Budgazad Sheldon,  Locust Projects The 2012 Locust Arts Builders have been developing their collaborative exhibition in Locust Projects’ main gallery for over 2 weeks. Be sure to visit the opening reception for this important program on Saturday, July 14 from 7-10pm! The exhibition will be on view through August 1, 2012. Participating Artists: […]

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Read into the art work

Published on 13 July 2012 by in Miami

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Summer has traditionally been the time to sit back, relax and – read! On the beach, or on the couch during school’s break. Wynwood’s Black Square Gallery has decided to honor this universal tradition with a group show of international artists called “Summer Reading,” with some exciting text-based works. Calligraphy, hieroglyphics and cursive writing have […]

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By Emil Stefanutti, Miami Music Project On June 6th, Miami Music Project (MMP) celebrated its 2011-12 season with a sold-out “Fantastic Season Finale” concert, full of smiles and great music. The Miami Music Project Orchestral Academy (MMPOA) started in Doral less than two years ago, with a small orchestra of 15 young musicians and dreams of […]

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