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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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Emmanuel Aderele

This Saturday, Prince Emmanuel Abiodun Aderele — percussionist, visual artist, Sacred Yorùbá choreographer/dancer and arts educator — will debut his latest work “YorùbáRhythm” during Dance Now! Miami’s Open Stage series at the Little Haiti Cultural Center. “YorùbáRhythm” is an ancestral Journey of Yorùbá, the distinct native tongue of Nigeria, combined with sacred drum & dance. Yorùbá […]

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Looking back at the Basel that was

Published on 11 December 2012 by in Miami

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Good, quality art made a come-back at this year’s Art Basel Miami Beach. That may seem a simple statement, but for several years now, and after the onset of the recession, the fairs have felt a little stale. This year, brand new work from established huge names and unknowns made splashes at famous and little […]

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By Alejandra Serna, Florida Grand Opera The Logan-Hynes family is taking the idea of growing up with classical music to another level by raising their children not just around operas, but in them! The family’s opera journey began in 1999 with Florida Grand Opera’s production of The Tales of Hoffmann and a call for child […]

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Borscht 8 is coming

Published on 10 December 2012 by in Miami

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Explore a new vision of Miami as Borscht 8 film festival arrives in town Dec 15. The “quasi yearly” film festival features Miami stories made by local and visiting filmmakers. 14 shorts, all made in Miami, will debut at the Adrienne Arsht Center. Get a sneak peek at the festival at the video above, read […]

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Inkub8  Artist-in-Residence Alexey Taran | Photo by Neil de la Flor

As the last graffiti artist packs up her spray cans and the glittering stilt walkers make their final stint down NW 2nd Avenue in Wynwood, Inkub8 is gearing up for its Open-Studio series this Friday, December 14th at 8:30 p.m., and its Artist-in-Residence performance event scheduled

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Where have all the antiheroes gone?

Published on 07 December 2012 by in Miami, Theater

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Mahagonny

To Mahagonny, of course. The Antiheroes Project presents “Mahagonny,” a multi-layered multi-disciplinary performance project adapted from the satirical libretto “Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny” by German writer Bertolt Brecht. The performance, devised by José Manuel Domínguez

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1,2,3 Go Art Basel

Published on 07 December 2012 by in Miami

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There are two days left to catch the astounding amount of art in town. But it’s silly, no impossible, to see it all. So here are a few highlights from the week: The room-sized installation at the Istanbul gallery, Asli Cavusaglu in the Art Positions corner at the main convention center on Miami Beach (P11). […]

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By Jodi Farrell, Adrienne Arsht Center Even if you’re not a die-hard gamer, you can appreciate this: Featuring dynamic and compelling video accompanied by a live symphony orchestra and chorus,  The Legend of Zelda™: Symphony of the Goddesses will bring the world’s most popular video game series to life at 8 p.m. this Sunday, December […]

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By Victoria Galan, Miami-Dade Public Library System Friday, November 16, 2012 the Miami-Dade Public Library System celebrated the finale of its 2012 Young Adult Writer-in-Residence program with a special evening that celebrated the talented teens and their mentor – young adult author, Kekla Magoon.  The event capped-off the three month Writer-in-Residence program which was made possible by […]

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Even when he was on the road, performing as a live version of Paula Abdul’s MC Skat Kat, Pablo Malco was always thinking about the future. “I’m a huge dreamer, man,” Malco said. “I tell my kids: When you stop dreaming, you’re kind of dead. You have no more goals.” This week, Malco’s eponymous foundation […]

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