Even when he was on the road, performing as a live version of Paula Abdul’s MC Skat Kat, Pablo Malco was always thinking about the future. “I’m a huge dreamer, man,” Malco said. “I tell my kids: When you stop dreaming, you’re kind of dead. You have no more goals.” This week, Malco’s eponymous foundation […]
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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In an effort to bring art into people’s everyday lives, Knight Foundation this week announced it will provide $23 million in new funding for the arts in South Florida and fund 34 projects through the Knight Arts Challenge.
The Karen Peterson Dance Troupe recently scored a bit of attention for its programing for disabled dancers. Enjoy the coverage on CBS Miami and Local 10 (ABC).
Starting out at the first fair to open, “Untitled” on Monday night: the only local gallery included is the non-profit, artist-run space Dimensions Variable (a Knight Arts grantee). Works from Frances Trombly, Adler Guerrier and Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova are the three featured artists – special mention has to go to the compositionally fantastic sculpture from Rodriguez-Casanova. […]
After months of poring through more than 1,100 applications, we’re excited to finally share the 34 winners of the Knight Arts Challenge Miami. This year, we’ve seen some interesting trends. First, the winners will help spread the art deep into South Florida’s communities, whether through Miami Dade College’s new art center in Hialeah, an Opa-locka festival, or […]
I spent Black Friday in the imaginary world of Alexey Taran and Carla Forte as they rehearsed for their upcoming performance, “Imaginarium Life,” which opens at The Sandbox on December 6th. “Imaginarium Life” is the second phrase (of a four-phase project) that involves a dance-theater-multimedia
We’re excited to share big news for the South Florida arts community: Knight Foundation is committing $23 million in new funding for arts and culture. Part of a two-pronged strategy, the funding will go to some of the region’s leading arts institutions and to fund more grassroots projects by continuing the Knight Arts Challenge through […]
Dina Mitrani Gallery opened up in 2008, with the mission to show photography exclusively. Several other galleries throughout the years dedicated themselves to this art form, but not many. So she has a niche in Miami, and has exhibited both local and national artists, but usually all contemporary. This Art Basel is an exception, as […]
On Saturday, the American composer John Adams returns to the New World Center for a concert featuring the St. Lawrence String Quartet and the New World Symphony in one of his new works, Absolute Jest, and one of his established pieces, Slonimsky’s Earbox. Adams is one of a handful of people on the tiny list […]
By Steve Klotz, Embrace Music Foundation Three sessions into the 9-week program, the budding percussion ensemble of 35 teenagers from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami has jelled at record speed. According to “Reggae Ambassador” Willie Stewart — Knight Arts Challenge grantee, and former co-director and master percussionist in the world renowned band Third World […]