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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.

For more information about the Knight Arts Challenge visit our Knight Arts Challenge page. Sign up for e-mail updates to receive the latest information about challenge winners, projects and upcoming deadlines. If you have specific questions about receiving an arts grant in Miami, please e-mail our staff at arts@knightfoundation.org.

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Although summer officially begins tonight, and much of the country’s classical music activity has moved on to cooler climes, there are some venues willing to put on things in the more oppressive months. One is the Community Arts Program at the Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ, which launched its summer series of classical […]

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A well-deserved nod to the Bass

Published on 19 June 2012 by in Miami

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Wynwood gets most of the attention these days as the art hub of Miami. And rightly so, as the amount of galleries and studio spaces far exceeds any other place not only here, but in the Southeast and likely any place south of New York. The newly formed ArtPlace, a national collaboration of foundations, banks […]

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By Chana Budgazad Sheldon, Locust Projects Locust Projects presents ONE NIGHT STANDS, a series of imaginative social events. For one night only at venues across the city, each event will feature a collaboration with creative producers and emerging entrepreneurs approximately every two months. We are pleased to announce the inaugural ONE NIGHT STAND, “Corzo Social & Southernmost Situations” which will take […]

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Caligula wanted the moon

Published on 18 June 2012 by in Miami, Theater

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“Caligula” | Photo by Neil de la Flor

…but he gave the audience a performance worth all of the stars and celestial bodies in the cosmos instead. Directed and adapted for the stage by the magical Carlos Diaz and performed by a stunningly

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The paintings of Lynne Golob Gelfman deserve close attention and inspection, for their incredible subtleties of color and movement. In fact, while used to illustrate this posting, the paintings on this page do not do justice to Gelfman’s work, as it is important to see these pieces off the page and on the wall; in […]

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Carrie No Asistira | Photo by Alfredo Armas

Micro Theater Miami is the Mini Cooper of theater, where compact performances (usually less than 15 minutes) come fully loaded with concisely fleshed out scripts, well-appointed props and a cast of talented Miami-based actors and actresses.

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There’s more to the guitar – or maybe that should be “less” – than what you can get out of plugging one into a stack of Marshalls. That’s the electric guitar, and it has its own important, if relatively brief, history. The original instrument, though, is centuries old, and since 1988, Carlos Molina has been […]

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Knight Arts grantee Big Night in Little Haiti scored big this week, earning the “Best Festival” title from the Miami New Times. The paper recognizes the monthly festival created by the Rhythm Foundation for the “local legends” it attracts and creative projects it creates. The New Times writes… “Music is the soul that makes the […]

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This week will be a time to say hello, goodbye, and stick around with some innovative evenings that underscore the diversity of offerings in Miami these days. First, for the sayonara: one of the original and flagship galleries in what we now call the Art District will shutter its doors for good in July, the […]

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By Sue Arrowsmith, Miami Dade College Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Art Gallery System and MDC Live! Performing Arts Series, in collaboration with Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator, present MILAGROS: Portal Culture, an intensive community arts project, performance and exhibition. The project will run from June 26 through July 27 at MDC’s Freedom Tower in downtown Miami. […]

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