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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.

Some views of “The Afterlife”

Published on 24 July 2012 by in Miami

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Even on a busy afternoon on Lincoln Road, the sound art emanating from under the eaves of the ArtCenter/South Florida (a Knight Arts grantee) is clearly audible, and a seductive invitation to visit more inside. The music is from Gustavo Matamoros and the Listening Gallery (also a grantee), and this composition complements the exhibit currently […]

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Nada Del Amor Me Produce Envidia

“Nada Del Amor Me Produce Envidia” (“I Don’t Envy Love”), presented by Flor de un Dia, is an extraordinary one-woman play about envy and the profound black shadow of solitude that will come for us, all of us, one day.

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Taking art to the streets

Published on 20 July 2012 by in Miami

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With any luck, you won’t have to keep too much of a look out for the first “Miami Performance International Festival” (also called “M/P 12”), as it should be right in front of you at a variety of spots across Miami-Dade County starting July 26. Throughout Downtown, the Design District and at the Miami Beach […]

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Next Friday, July 27th from 4-8 p.m., experience the inspirational power of art for free at “Discover Art! Family Festival” at the Little Haiti Cultural Center.

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It isn’t every arts group that specializes in new music, particularly when it’s a piano trio, a tried-and-true staple of the world of chamber music. But the Ahn Trio sees things a little differently. “We started out playing very traditional repertoire, but as we developed relationships with these amazing composers around us, and listened to […]

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By Julia Ford-Carther, Gusman Center Miami Lyric Opera (MLO) returned to the Olympia Theater stage last month for the company’s second Red Curtain Series presentation. Artistic and general director Raffaele Cardone brought some of opera’s most promising rising stars and recognized voices to downtown Miami for a rendition of Madama Butterfly, one of the most celebrated […]

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By Valerie Ricordi, MOCA Campers in MOCA’s Creative Arts Summer Program created their own music video last week as part of the two-week session “Art and Rock and Roll”.  Set to the popular song ‘Peanut Butter Jelly Time’  by the Buckwheat Boyz, 30 children ages 6 to 12  danced to the song  dressed in costumes […]

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By Chana Budgazad Sheldon, Locust Projects  Tickets are still available to tomorrow night’s Riesling Pizzeria extravaganza at Harry’s Pizzeria to celebrate Summer of Riesling, the annual occasion from June 20 through September 21 when hundreds of the finest dining establishments across the nation celebrate the world’s most misunderstood and versatile grape: Riesling.  Michael Schwartz’s The Genuine Hospitality […]

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Infieles | Photo by Carlos Llano

Sometimes love and marriage are monumental Sisyphean phenomenons that can often feel like rolling a boulder up Mount Everest and riding a bed on wheels down the backside ’til death do us part.

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Dennis Scholl, Knight Foundation VP/Arts, chats with Barry’s Blog about thinking out of the box, the evolving needs and trends in arts philanthropy  and the challenges facing the arts philanthropic community. Enjoy an excerpt from the interview below and click here to read the interview in its entirety. BARRY:   In a general sense, what […]

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