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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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Into the wild

Published on 19 March 2013 by in Miami

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  Most of us remember a time when we were young, when a dense spot of vegetation tempted you to climb into it, explore it. It may have been a field of corn, a mossy mound in a park, a thicket of a forest, a hammock, a mangrove swamp. A great installation at Locust Projects […]

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Related Links O, Miami: How a festival infused a city with poetry, an in depth report on the inaugural festival   By P. Scott Cunningham, founder, O, Miami Festival Three years ago, I and a group of friends started to dream up what a lot of people considered impossible: a festival that would bring poetry […]

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A Sit Down with the Maestro

Published on 18 March 2013 by in Miami

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By Alejandra Serna, Florida Grand Opera Florida Grand Opera is just days away from making its Design District debut with an out-of-the-box production between two tango-themed operettas presented at the popular music venue and bar The Stage. Opening March 21, 2013, the double bill features Robert Xavier Rodriguez’s Tango, a one-man show that turns reality […]

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No. 9’s black angels

Published on 18 March 2013 by in Miami, Music

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Cleveland Orchestra

“Love, love, the clouds went/up the tower of the sky/like triumphant washerwomen, and it all/glowed in blue, all like a single star….” —Pablo Neruda The Cleveland Orchestra is astonishing, but after seeing Joshua Bell play Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in January and Berlioz’s masterful performance

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By Alejandra Serna, Florida Grand Opera They say that if it sounds too good to be true, then it probably is, but not in this case. Florida Grand Opera is doing its first ever tweet seats, or Tweet Tickets, event on March 21 for the opening of an edgy tango production in a Design District […]

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By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer For the Argentine director José María Condemi, the equation María de Buenos Aires + Tango + Florida Grand Opera + Miami results in a tempting mercurial crossroads that widens and multiplies according to Astor Piazzolla’s magical music and his poet Horacio Ferrer. In his debut with the FGO, […]

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Ready for some art and pARTy?

Published on 15 March 2013 by in Miami

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We like to mix our art with some parties; it goes a long way to explain why Art Basel Miami Beach is here. And Saturday night is no exception:  ArtCenter/South Florida (a multiple Knight Arts grant winner) is throwing its annual fundraiser and raffle, winningArt. What’s always great about this event is that it is so reasonably […]

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Emily Johnson

Tigertail Productions always brings innovative, cutting-edge performing artists to Miami that challenge our preconceived notions of what performance art is and can be. These artists push the conceptual

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Tonight, the Cleveland Orchestra opens a series of three concerts that celebrate love between two humans as well as the love of humanity in general. The love story of composer Peter Lieberson and his wife, mezzo Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, is told in the Neruda Songs, which Lieberson based on five of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda’s […]

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Controversy has swirled around the Miami Art Museum’s name change, from MAM to PAMM when the brand new museum opens up on Biscayne Bay. Starting tomorrow night, we will all get a chance to see what caused that change, with the opening of “Frames of Reference: Latin American Art from the Jorge M. Perez Collection” […]

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