By Scott Provancher, The Arts & Science Council The Arts & Science Council launched power2give.org four months ago to great excitement in Charlotte. The site’s projects, with a generous match from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, received more than $40,000 in donations during the first week it was live on the internet. Within […]
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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The very young FIU College of Architecture & the Arts was only born in 2006, but already it has spread its wings wide, including with much-needed graduate programs and now, a new arts home in the eastern side of the county on Lincoln Road. In a 1940 Art Deco building that incorporates studio and gallery space for […]
On Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 at 8 p.m., Books & Books (Coral Gables) hosts WordSpeak — Tigertail’s teen spirited, high-octane spoken word project, book launch and performance reading that is both fun and
It’s hard to get 700 people into a room for most things, if it’s not a sporting event or a major rock concert. So when that many people showed up in 2009 for a cantorial concert celebrating Alan Mason’s 18 years of service at Temple Israel of Greater Miami, he and his fellow musicians knew […]
By Grela Orihuela & Bill Bilowit, Founders, Wet Heat Project During Miami’s art fair week of Art Basel Miami Beach 2011– as a companion event to our annual “HOTBED MIami” exhibition of large-scale installations by graduating MFA seniors– we launched “A Piece of Me” to feature a unique cross-generation aesthetic dialogue between New World School of […]
Sometimes a painting is just beautiful. It can have deeper meaning or a complex make up, but some works just hang there and say, look at me, I am so good-looking. That’s the case with the nature-inspired pieces of Greg Lindquist in the group show of New York artists, “you are here forever….” curated by […]
By Janet Batet, Miami Arts Journalist Under the Bridge is the name of the new art space recently added to the Miami art circuit network. Located in North Miami –just below the Red Bridge Studios– and under the direction of Lou Anne Colodny, founding director of MOCA North Miami and for fifteen years director of it’s […]
A reinterpreted and intimately produced version of the classical French opera, “Carmen,” opens next month at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center on Jan. 5
Dana Keith, Director and Founder, Miami Beach Cinematheque As the first year in our new location comes to a close, I am happy to report that the Miami Beach Cinematheque, with the help of Knight Foundation and many other foundations, individuals, and sponsors, has remained true to our mission of promoting and presenting film as […]
Two artists who have work up in Miami — one with a museum show, the other a single installation — have nonetheless an interesting common thread that reveals something about the current arts landscape of this complicated, diverse terrain. Both Mark Handforth, who has a large, mid-career survey filled with large sculpture at the Museum […]