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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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Next Friday night…

Published on 09 March 2012 by in Miami, Music, Theater

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Inkub8, a recent Knight Arts Challenge recipient, hosts a feedback forum on March 16 at 8 p.m. with emerging South Florida artists Becky Flowers, Jenny Larsson, Katie Meehan & Sam Hanson, Karen Peterson and Dancers and Pioneer Winter. The purpose of the forum is to foster deeper connections

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By Kristin Korolwicz, Bass Museum The next phase of the Bass Museum’s TC: Temporary Contemporary will begin this month and will feature a group of works that explore interactions and relationships among various sites in Miami Beach. This general theme includes projects that investigate the nuances of communication and interactivity in the public sphere, as […]

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By LeToya Stairs, Rhythm of Africa Music Program & 2010 Knight Arts Challenge Winner On February 28, 2012, The City of Lauderdale Lakes recognized the student performers of Lauderdale Lakes Educational Complex with an Award of Appreciation for their cultural contributions to the community through the Rhythms of Africa : Music Around the World performance, which took place […]

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By Ela Troyano, Creative Capital As a Creative Capital grantee selected in Film/Video in the first grant year (2000) and an Artist Leader for the Professional Development Program (PDP) since its inception in 2003, I’ve watched PDP grow from an idea and a radical experiment into a fully realized, successful program that has already changed our arts […]

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This weekend marks the arrival at the Arsht Center’s Knight Concert Hall of the Minnesota Orchestra, one of the nation’s finest, along with its conductor Osmo Vänskä. They’ll be joined by the Japanese-American violinist Midori, who told me in an e-mail earlier this week of her experience working with the Minnesotans that it was “wonderful […]

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When Michael Vasquez paints a canvas, he brings to dramatic life a vibrant, kinetic world outside our door; a street life filled with young men, mostly gang members, representing, giving off hand signals, decked out in hood gear. The way he uses color and brushstroke makes his figurative images, with their abstract-leaning swirls and slashes, […]

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By Donna Fields, Museum of Contemporary Art The Museum of Contemporary Art’s 15th Anniversary Celebration attracted some of the biggest names in the art world. Leading collectors and arts patrons were joined by many of the renowned artists who are part of MOCA’s history, among them: Frank Stella, Tracey Emin, David Salle, Richard Artschwager, Malcolm […]

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By the Bass Museum of Art Last week, as part of The Bass Museum’s continuing research and programming at the intersection of contemporary art and the art of the Renaissance, Steven Holmes led a conversation about his project CREDIT, joined by fellow Bass Adjunct Curator and former director of the Norton Museum of Art, Roger […]

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By Miami Lyric Opera Miami Lyric Opera begins its performances at Olympia Theater of Gusman Arts Center with Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor April 14-15. This important step is a milestone in providing accessible quality opera productions to our community.  The cast includes:: Karin White, Jorge Pita, Oscar Martinez, Diego Baner, Jesse Vargas, Kelly Delgado, Herman […]

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In 2010, the City of Miami Beach received a Knight Arts Challenge grant to inspire and unite South Florida with a third annual Sleepless Night festival, featuring indoor and outdoor art and performances at dozens of Miami Beach venues. The City of Miami Beach also won a Challenge grant for the festival in 2008. Knight Foundation […]

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