When all else fails, dance. That’s what I do when the world seems out of whack or wacky. When I dance, everything disappears, including myself. Unfortunately, there’s always someone there to remind me that people are watching and that I should settle down.
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 six gallery spaces spread over two floors in the 12,000-square-foot space that makes up the impressive Zadok Gallery in Wynwood can hold a lot of art. It does, and its good stuff. Zadok has displayed a wide variety of works from its roster, which includes well-known international artists as well as emerging ones. During […]
There’s much ado around town about off-broadway hit “The Donkey Show,” and the buzz is almost deafening. The critically acclaimed supersonic disco extravaganza, inspired by Studio 54 and Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” opens next week on July 13.
By Stefanie Hew, Florida Grand Opera Florida Grand Opera’s Young Artist Studio has gained worldwide recognition as one of the leading operatic training programs in the nation. The highly competitive program accepts only 6-10 artists from over 600 applicants each year and has trained more than 150 young professionals, who now appear on the stages […]
By Locust Projects Locust Projects is pleased to announce its third year of LAB (Locust Arts Builders), a collaborative exhibition by a select group of South Florida High School students. Under the direction of renowned contemporary artist Monica Lopez de Victoria of the TM Sisters, sixteen local high school students experience the invigorating and arduous process […]
Nothing is more American than our cars and what we do with them. Which is, drive. As America celebrates its independence this week, it’s interesting to note how much driving has come to define the American experience, how much we associate the car and where it can take the individual with independence and freedom. One […]
By Kristin Korolowicz, Knight Curatorial Fellow As the first Knight Curatorial Fellow, I spent a year exploring the ecology of the Miami art scene. It was a unique opportunity to be a part of the evolution of the Bass Museum and growing local art community. I found that Miami—through the generous support of organizations such as Knight Foundation—advocates for experimentation and […]
Micro Theater Miami surprises with the best of theater arts in 15 minutes or less. Tucked away inside a labyrinth of salas (or office spaces) spread across the first floor of the Centro Cultural Espanol (CCE), just off 15th Street and Biscayne Boulevard, Micro Theater Miami flourishes in the shadow of the big time productions […]
Kimsooja becomes a needle woman in eight synchronized videos in a darkened Miami Art Museum (a Knight Arts grantee). Like a needle in a haystack, only the back of the Korea-born artist is shown, standing completely still and straight, her long black hair in a pony tail, while the populations of eight major metropolises move […]
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.