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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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Pantoja’s latest palette

Published on 22 January 2013 by in Miami

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Jorge Pantoja lives for his art. This might sound like a cliché, but many of the trappings of modern American life don’t seem to interest him much – making paintings out of a tiny apartment, often in the wee hours of the night, is his passion. This is evident again in his second solo outing […]

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Heather Maloney | Photo by Neil de la Flor

On Thursday, January 31st from 7-8:30 p.m. at Inkub8, Victoria Marks will lead a workshop for dancers and choreographers. The workshop will facilitate a more connected and fluid conversation

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What art is trying to say

Published on 18 January 2013 by in Miami

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 It’s not always easy to comprehend what some of contemporary art is saying, especially without some explanation. Sometimes that’s the point, as repeating simple representational imagery is what many wanted to get away from in the contemporary era. For instance tonight, for the 10th in a series of 12 one-night-only art events called The Nightclub, […]

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By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer Helen Donath and Jonathan Michie share more than one curious coincidence. Both are American singers, he is at the start of a promising career while she is enjoying a deserved glorious sunset. Both went to Germany, made Mozart a staple of their repertoires and will sing in Miami […]

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By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer Helen Donath and Jonathan Michie share more than one curious coincidence. Both are American singers, he is at the start of a promising career while she is enjoying a deserved glorious sunset. Both went to Germany, made Mozart a staple of their repertoires and will sing in Miami […]

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By Maris Bish, Wolfsonian–FIU This winter, The Wolfsonian–FIU received a $5 million grant from Knight Foundation to provide greater public access to its collection of modern art and design.  The support is a major component of an ambitious five year plan to make The Wolfsonian accessible to anyone around the globe, inspiring creation, content generation, […]

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Some concerts and news happenings on the classical scene: Winter Jewish Music Concert: Not solely a classical concert, this event organized by Alan Mason of Temple Israel of Greater Miami will take place for the fifth time this Saturday night in the temple’s Bertha Abbess Sanctuary. It’s an expansive evening of Jewish music and performers, […]

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Y-Love

Stereotypes persist. Sometimes they box us in and keep us from reaching our full potential and sometimes these boxes exist as a catalyst for creativity and innovation—even if it means destroying those stereotypes and becoming absolutely

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By Sue Arrowsmith, Miami Dade College During the month of love, get cozy with MDC Live Arts’ extraordinary live performances. At 8pm on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 1 & 2, don’t miss the South Florida premiere of renowned choreographer and dancer Kyle Abraham and his company, Abraham.In.Motion (A.I.M.) in The Realest MC at the Colony […]

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By Locust Projects In 2013 Locust Projects will celebrate its 15th anniversary as an experimental exhibition space with a mission to serve artists and the community. To mark this milestone, Locust Projects is starting Locust Talks, a series of free public lectures by visiting art professionals. The series will begin in January and be complemented […]

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