As anyone even slightly familiar with the art world knows, Art Basel week has arrived. Starting on Thursday at the Miami Beach Convention Center, the massive main fair opens, and all over town on both sides of the causeways, art will take center stage, in satellite fairs, in pop-up galleries, out in the streets. Included […]
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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By Chana Budgazad Sheldon, Locust Projects Locust Projects‘ 2nd annual Billboard Project is officially under way with artwork by Agustina Woodgate posted across the city. Woodgate’s project “11:11″ presents rainbows on bus shelters and billboards surrounding Miami’s Design District and Miami Beach. Locust Projects will host a reception for the artist on Thursday, December 1st, […]
Mentorship program for African-American playwrights, coral as a living art form, new dance company among the winners of Knight Foundation’s Knight Arts Challenge MIAMI, Nov. 28, 2011— Thirty-one ideas – many of them from small cultural groups helping to weave the arts into South Florida’s DNA – have been selected as 2011 winners of the […]
Marissa Alma Nick dares you to show your face and follow (or un-follow) your shadow to “The Shadow Projects,” a site-specific experimental performance inspired by Carl Jung’s shadow theory. Jung’s shadow theory posits the idea that the shadow contains “the disowned qualities of the conscious
Earlier this year, we asked the community, “What’s your big idea for the arts in South Florida?” The response was overwhelming – 1,299 applications poured in for the Knight Arts Challenge. Our reviewers whittled the list down to a few dozen winners. And tonight at 6:30 p.m., we’ll post their projects at KnightArts.org. Check back here, […]
By Viernes Culturales Turkey day would not be complete without a night out on the town. The monthly festival that brings art & culture to Miami every last Friday of the month is gearing up for another unforgettable night. November’s Viernes Culturales brings fashion, art and music all wrapped into one. Kick start the festivities […]
Of the more than 1,000 pieces that Franz Schubert composed before his early death at the age of 31, around 600 of them are songs. He was the supreme master of the German Lied in the first decades of the 19th century, and while there are many individual treasures in his vast catalog, he’s particularly […]
One of the most intriguing exhibits opening up this peak art month involves five works from 10 women, paired in twos, called “Woman to Woman” at the Bakehouse Art Complex. A curatorial committee chose five artists, who were then asked to pick a collaborator. Elizabeth Cerejido joined Mia Leonin, Julie Davidow worked with Carol Prusa, […]
By Sebastián Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer The start of the 2011-12 Miami classical music season is showing a landing of relevant Spaniards artists (Jordi Savall, Javier Perianes, Ramón Tebar, Pablo Heras Casado to name a few), although the most conspicuous presence is the ensemble bringing a zarzuela to the opening of the Florida Grand […]