By Nannette Zapata, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is a proud participant of the inaugural O, Miami festival. O, Fairchild is celebrating works by O, Miami poets who were inspired by the Garden’s horticulture, beauty and nature. We welcomed O, Miami poets to the Garden for the day so they could experience the [...]
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Thanks to P. Scott Cunningham and his amazing team at the University of Wynwood, along with the financial support of Knight Foundation, O, Miami has created a dynamic poetry festival that has brought poetry to life and to the residents of Miami-Dade County through a series of craft talks, poetry readings
Each new earthquake aftershock off the coast of Japan comes brings additional misery for the Asian nation and a renewed upswelling of sympathetic grief worldwide. It also creates an increased desire to help out, and later this month, that’s just what a concert at Florida International University will aim to do. Pianist Valentina Lisitsa, a fine [...]
There’s a reason that honeymoons are synonymous with travel — love is supposed to bloom and take hold best away from everyday realties and life. And a honeymoon doesn’t need to be a one-time affair. The concept of enduring romance and of exotic travel captured artist Kevin Arrow’s heart
Last night the New World Symphony opened its doors to magic. To the magic of poetry and music, to the language of Rilke and Goethe, Monteverdi and Mozart, Bernstein and Debussy. New World Symphony Conducting Fellow Teddy Abrams hosted the event aptly titled, “Inside the Music: Music in Poetry”
National Poetry Month is here and the crew at How Pedestrian, a video blog that seeks to make poetry more accessible to the general public, is in town to help the organizers behind O, Miami bring a poem to every person in Miami-Dade county before the end of the month. For 11 days, the team [...]
In keeping with the interdisciplinary atmosphere of Miami lately (and as mentioned in an earlier post about art on stage), one of the myriad of shows opening up on Second Saturday this April 9 will be a highly interactive program
By Susan Williamson, Palm Beach Poetry Festival During National Poetry Month, The Palm Beach Poetry Festival will co-sponsor a reading by poet, Mary Oliver, Saturday April 9, 2011 at 7:30 pm at Lynn University’s Wold Performing Arts Center in Boca Raton, Florida. The reading, Q&A and book signing is presented by the Palm Beach Poetry [...]
By Lauren Reskin, Sweat Records In April of 2008, Record Store Day was launched as a way to celebrate the role of the independent music store in society. These days record stores are often multi-faceted–acting as portals to discover new bands and music, hubs of information, event spaces, and places to simply interact with the [...]
We’re less than one week into the Knight-funded O, Miami poetry festival and the impact is already being felt throughout the city. The countywide festival aims to give every single person in Miami-Dade County a change to encounter poetry this April. The festival got one step closer to that goal Saturday night with the launch [...]