An instrumental juggernaut. That is just one of the many adjectives used to describe the sonic vibe of Miami-based duo Fight Like Animals. The duo, comprised of producer/ guitarist Brett Flaherty and primary songwriter/ guitarist Rostislav (Steve) Vaynshtok, layer an arrangement of beats and synthesizers with rhythmic guitar riffs, which is the signature sound
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Paul Myoda’s “Glittering Machines” has been extended at the Dorsch Gallery. Fantastic idea. These light works, in both the front space and the darkened room behind, are activated by sensors. They move, jump, make noise and cast different shadows, depending on where you stand in proximity to them. There’s a sense of science and technology [...]
Last fall the PlayGround Theatre received a $100,000 Knight Arts Challenge grant to produce the world premiere of The Red Thread, a children’s play based on an ancient folktale and designed to foster an understanding of Chinese culture. An estimated 16,000 children, teachers, family members and others will make up the audiences for 62 performances [...]
Two favorite Miami classical events that usually take place around this time of year have just begun or will get under way today: The Mainly Mozart Festival and the Miami International Piano Festival. The Mainly Mozart Festival (this is the 18th edition) got under way May 15 at the Westin Colonnade Hotel in Coral Gables, [...]
The finalists for the 2011 Knight Arts Challenge Miami were recently announced and at least one local community is buzzing with excitement. Miami’s dance community represents eight of 56 spots – an achievement recognized by Knight-funded Artburst Miami, Miami’s media bureau for the arts. Artburst editorial director Celeste Fraser Delgado congratulates the eight dance project [...]
Out in the Tropics, a different kind of performing arts festival produced by FUNDarte, will turn South Florida upside down with a diverse group of award-winning, contemporary gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer artists and arts events June 9 through 19, 2011. This year’s Out in the Tropics will include a diverse range of performance [...]
By Stephanie Norman, Producing Artistic Director of City Theatre Summer Camp. Those 2 words conjure up so many personal memories of late night whisperings, day time activities of swimming, boating, arts & crafts; new friends, bug juice, peanut butter and honey sandwiches, camping, bugs, bugs, bees, big skies of glittering diamonds, red clay that stained all [...]
The finalists for the Knight Arts Challenge Miami were just announced, and congrats to the visual artistic groups in the running. [NAME] Publications is one, having put out art books by artists. [NAME] Publications is guided by Gean Moreno. So far in the series: books (drawn, scribbled, written) by Daniel Newman, Beatriz Monteavaro, Clifton Childree, Adler [...]
This Saturday, May 21st at 10 p.m., Stokeswood returns to Miami to launch their second album, In the Field of the Vibrations, and they will perform at the The Stage in the Design District. The Atlanta-based electro-acoustic band was formed in 2004 by lead vocalist and acoustic guitar player Adam Patterson and lead electric guitarist Mark [...]
Last fall, we asked for the best ideas for the arts in South Florida. We received more than 1,300 ideas, and today we’re happy to announce the 56 finalists for the Knight Arts Challenge Miami. We hope you’re as inspired as we were by these innovative ideas for bringing people together through the arts. Read [...]