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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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Although Primary Projects has become known for street art since it opened two years ago in the Design District, the latest show there is a departure, although still remaining within a thematic that fits with the artist-run space. The work — painting and video — revolves around a still extremely controversial site in Spain, which has […]

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On Friday, April 27, four ballerinas inspired by Degas surprised travelers at Miami International Airport by performing a moving painting. Enjoy the video above and read on for information about Knight Foundation’s Random Acts of Culture™ program. Why Does Knight Foundation Fund Random Acts of Culture™? Knight Foundation, like its founders Jack and Jim Knight, […]

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Buika

When Buika walks on stage this Saturday, May 12th, at the Fillmore Miami Beach, she will be the center of gravity. The lights will fix on her petite, yet athletic figure and the audience will stand, and remain standing, for the duration

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When classical musicians return to first principles, they return to the music of “The 3 Great B’s”: J.S. Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven and Johannes Brahms. The first two are more fundamental to the Western classical canon than Brahms, but the German Romantic remains one of the most frequently performed of all composers (though mostly for […]

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By Sue Arrowsmith, Miami Dade College This month, as many of Miami’s museums are offering 2-for-1 admission and perks with annual passes, Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Art Gallery System kicks off its summer art season. Everyone is invited to an opening reception at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 24, at the Freedom Tower at MDC, located […]

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Some of the art world in Miami took a little break to be up in New York over the last week, for the inaugural Frieze art fair and its satellites, the latest in big-time art fair happenings — the London-based original is making moves to compete with the Armory week in New York in the […]

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By Anne McCrary Sullivan, AIRIE  My good people, I guarantee you monster weather events— gargantuan winds of epic proportions— more authentic than anything you’d ever see at Epcot Center. Come aboard the Wilma Tram at Flamingo: You’ll live the hurricane! –from “Step Right Up,” Karla Merrifield April is National Poetry Month, and all April long poems […]

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By National Jewish Theater Foundation The National Jewish Theater Foundation (NJTF) is pleased to announce its upcoming Holocaust Theater Archive (HTA) Conference, scheduled to take place in Miami in two sessions: May 15th & 16th and May 22nd & 23rd. This invitation-only, working two-day conference is generously supported by the John S. and James L. Knight […]

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The date is May 12th…

Published on 07 May 2012 by in Miami, Music, Poetry, Theater

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Even though the tourist season is winding down in Miami, the performing arts calendar is packed with a diverse schedule of (almost overlapping) performances that mirrors the diversity of our community. The only drawback: you’ll need a few hits espresso to keep you going as you bolt across town to see all of these performances […]

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A couple of black, white and gray pieces from Sam Winston hang on one wall of the Alejandra von Hartz Gallery. At first they appear like abstract drawings, but up close, an incredibly detailed work of art is revealed: they are made up of thousands of tiny letters, type-set and collaged, then turned into silkscreen […]

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