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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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Mahler’s sublime, monumental Third

Published on 15 November 2012 by in Miami, Music

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The Cleveland Orchestra opens its annual Miami residency this Friday and Saturday with the Third Symphony of Gustav Mahler, which at 100 minutes long and six movements is his longest, most sprawling orchestral work. In doing so, the Cleveland makes Miami more of a Mahler city, joining Miami Beach’s annual presentations of Mahler symphonies in […]

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The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) walked onto the national stage yesterday as it was received the National Medal for Museum and Library Service at the White House. Presented by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the Medal is the nation’s highest honor conferred on museums and libraries for service to […]

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A night to digest

Published on 13 November 2012 by in Miami

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On the menu Thursday night, Nov. 15: Short Rib Cannelloni Mushroom-Spinach Cannelloni (Vegetarian) Pear & Watercress Salad Hedy’s Seasonal Bread Pudding Gregory Crewdson’s film Brief Encounters Introduction by artist/photographer Odalis Valdivieso This is the latest film evening co-produced by O Cinema and Locust Projects (both Knight Arts grantees), and it seems to only be getting better. First […]

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Jen Stark | Rising Tide: A Story of Miami Artists

As we all know, the art apocalypse is coming soon. Between December 6-9th, the oceans will rise and the heavens will open up and swallow us whole as legions of art collectors, artists and art groupies descend upon our magical oasis of neon and glass, imported sand and limestone

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By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer The voice knows no borders or nationality; neither does the soul. Bernarda Fink brings worlds together with hers, a voice of endless nuances and facets that above all, reflects “soul.” Whether it’s Schubert or Piazzolla, Bach or Berlioz, she captivates through her nobility, elegance and exquisiteness, a rara […]

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The frenzied art season is here. Many of the exhibits opening up this weekend in the galleries and institutions will be their Art Basel shows, like the solo one at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood (a Knight Arts grantee), Elisabeth Condon’s “The Seven Seas.” The title may suggest some kind of nautical theme, […]

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By Sue Arrowsmith, Miami Dade College Miami Dade College’s Museum of Art + Design has big plans for this Art Basel. As part of FOREVERGLADES, an environmentally-minded public installation by William Sweetlove and other members of Cracking Art Group, large-scale recyclable plastic alligators, sea turtles, frogs, and bunnies will be installed up and down and […]

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Alexey Taran’s “Imaginarium”

Published on 08 November 2012 by in Miami, Theater

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IMAGINARIUM | Photo bistoury inc

On Friday, November 9th, Alexey Taran, an Artist in Residence at Inkub8 (a Knight Arts grantee), will welcome audiences to “Imaginarium” — a dance, theater and film experience that provides insights into an emerging

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By Robert Harkins, HistoryMiami So far, the HistoryMiami South Florida Folklife Center has presented two programs featuring our current resident artist Mieko Kubota, a master of Japanese ikebana (flower arranging). On September 29th, Mieko created unique arrangements and also explained the philosophy behind her Zen-influenced style at a special ikebana presentation. While audience members delighted […]

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It’s a good weekend for early music, with return visits by two groups that do their best to make music of ages long past live for modern audiences. This year’s concert series at St. Martha’s in Miami Shores begins with a concert Sunday afternoon by Red Priest, the British quartet that takes its name from […]

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