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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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To Rome with Love

The dog days of summer may be here, but the maelstrom of cultural events coming up is dizzying. Despite the endless rain, the shows will go on. Here are some recommendations.

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By Viernes Culturales Join us on June 29 at Domino Plaza starting at 7:00 PM in celebrating another Viernes Culturales/Cultural Friday. Little Havana’s popular art and culture festival is a great event for the whole family. Enjoy music and discover works by local artists and artisans in and around our iconic Domino Plaza on SW 8th […]

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After the excitement of the Fourth fades next week, another venerable South Florida artistic institution steps up to provide some music for the summer. This is the Symphony of the Americas, based in Fort Lauderdale, and which has been mounting its Summerfest concert series for years. Starting July 9, eight members of the group will […]

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By Joseph Adler, GableStage GableStage has been touring Miami-Dade County Public Schools with productions of Shakespeare’s plays since our inception. We estimate that we have played to close to 1 million students. Last year, we brought Julius Caesar to thousands of high schools, presenting over 40 performances around the County. Last November and December, we were […]

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You’ll immediate recognize the colorful, cartoonish painting from Keith Haring hanging on the sixth floor of the Wolfsonian-FIU, but there is nothing cartoon-like in the message he had written: “Ignorance = Fear,” “Silence = Death,” “Fight AIDS, ACT UP.” It’s one of the numerous posters in this amazing, at times heartbreaking, at times empowering, exhibit […]

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In 2011 Roofless Records won a Knight Arts grant to document music and performance art in Miami. Since then Roofless has expanded beyond its record label roots and is now producing conceptual art events and concerts in movie theaters, art

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By National Jewish Theater Foundation The National Jewish Theater Foundation (NJTF) and NJTF President Arnold Mittelman are pleased to announce the successful completion of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation-sponsored Holocaust Theater Archive (HTA) Conference. The National Jewish Theater Foundation / Holocaust Theater Archive Conference took place in Miami in two sessions: May 15th […]

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By Bas Fisher Invitational The Bas Fisher Invitational is excited to welcome Agatha Wara during her Florida stopover en route to Bergen, Norway, where she will join the team of the Bergen Assembly.  Wara will present a public talk entitled “The Appeal” (referencing the Gucci Mane album) which refers to ideas of “attraction” that have to […]

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A fond farewell to an artistic voice

Published on 22 June 2012 by in Miami

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Back in 2001, when I first moved to Miami, the University of Miami Art History professor and writer Paula Harper was crafting a piece for Art in America about the latest crop of artists who were making a huge splash, and had a show at MOCA called “The House at MOCA.” It was the first […]

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By Victoria Galan, Miami-Dade Public Library System Applications for the Miami-Dade Public Library System’s Young Adult Writer-in-Residence program – a project made possible through the support of the Knight Foundation – is coming to a close. Applications are being accepted through Saturday, June 30, 2012. If you are a teen or know a teen, ages 13-18, […]

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