There’s more to the guitar – or maybe that should be “less” – than what you can get out of plugging one into a stack of Marshalls. That’s the electric guitar, and it has its own important, if relatively brief, history. The original instrument, though, is centuries old, and since 1988, Carlos Molina has been […]
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Knight Arts grantee Big Night in Little Haiti scored big this week, earning the “Best Festival” title from the Miami New Times. The paper recognizes the monthly festival created by the Rhythm Foundation for the “local legends” it attracts and creative projects it creates. The New Times writes… “Music is the soul that makes the […]
This week will be a time to say hello, goodbye, and stick around with some innovative evenings that underscore the diversity of offerings in Miami these days. First, for the sayonara: one of the original and flagship galleries in what we now call the Art District will shutter its doors for good in July, the […]
By Sue Arrowsmith, Miami Dade College Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Art Gallery System and MDC Live! Performing Arts Series, in collaboration with Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator, present MILAGROS: Portal Culture, an intensive community arts project, performance and exhibition. The project will run from June 26 through July 27 at MDC’s Freedom Tower in downtown Miami. […]
By Julie Todaro, Young Patronesses of the Opera Since 1975, the Young Patronesses of the Opera (YPO) has been presenting children’s operas to school children in Miami-Dade County. For over 30 years, YPO has worked with the Miami-Dade County school system to present these professional children’s operas to over 30,000 school children annually. The students […]
By Young At Art Museum The new Young At Art Museum features an array of cultural experiences including installations by some of South Florida’s most acclaimed artists. Through the eyes and works of artists such as Edouard Duval Carrie, whose fantasy landscapes and metal sculptures reflect the oral traditions of Haiti; paintings by Leonel Matheu that […]
If you want to throw your hands up in the air and get your heart beating wildly, go see Siudy Garrido‘s “Between Two Worlds” opening
The Museum of Contemporary Art and the City of North Miami celebrated community partnership at the June 5th dedication of the North Miami Senior High School new mural. Miami artist and MOCA staff member Brandon Opalka worked with art students in NMSH’s Museum Studies and Fine Arts Magnet Program to create the 52-foot long mural […]
By Laura Quinlan, Rhythm Foundation Big Night in Little Haiti opens this month’s edition (Friday June 15) with an Open Stage. The free monthly night of music and art at the Little Haiti Cultural Center, celebrates Fete de la Musique, a Francophone holiday that welcomes summer with free music. Central to Fete de la Musique, […]
By Laura Bruney, Arts & Business Council We know that a solid board of directors is the foundation an arts group needs to succeed in this tough economy. An engaged and enthused board of directors can make all the difference in helping a group move forward. Now more than ever, our local arts managers need […]