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Before Wynwood become the gritty urban oasis and hotspot for world travelers, gawkers and graffiti aficionados that it is today, The Miami Light Project (a Knight Arts grantee), under the stewardship of Artistic & Executive Director Elizabeth Boone, set up shop. Built The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse. Provided more than just a space, but […]

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Neos Dance Theatre’s upcoming dance concert, “Exhibition,” is well-named. The Knight Arts grantee is partnering with the Akron Art Museum (another Knight Arts grantee) to create a special kind of program for dance and art patrons. Instead of museum visitors gathering in the lobby, heading into the auditorium to listen to a lecture about an […]

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A few weeks ago, in full stealth-mode, I snuck into the Miami Light Project to borrow their bench and ice-cold air. A rock was propping the side door open. It was hideously hot, and the air conditioning at the Wynwood Warehouse, where I was working across the street, wasn’t cutting it. I’m not shy, so […]

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It’s been 14 years since construction began on the new Tubman Museum, a Knight Arts grantee. Although it was not intentional, the wait was definitely worth the while. The new Tubman Museum, which opens at 310 Cherry Street on May 16, is the largest of its kind in the state and the Southeast. This beautiful […]

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M. Lamar. Photo by Michael Benabib.

The 2015 Out in the Tropics Festival, produced by FUNDarte, a Knight Arts grantee, runs from Tuesday, May 5th through Saturday, May 9th. The festival features work from innovative local, national and international GLBTQ artists, including Chely Lima, M. Lamar, Marga Gomez, Caridad Svich and John Moletress. The festival opens on May 5th at 7 […]

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By Dennis Scholl Six years ago, Knight Foundation President Alberto Ibargüen asked me to develop a national arts program for the foundation focused on building community through the arts. Today, I’m excited to share a new report that chronicles our progress and introduces you to the many people and projects that have surprised us with […]

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The Georgia Municipal Association is a nonprofit conglomerate that was created to go to bat for cities in Georgia. As of this date, 521 townships are members of the Georgia Municipal Association, which provides a plethora of services to help its members make their cities prosper. The Georgia Municipal Association, also referred to as GMA, […]

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Innovative theater begins with Shira Abergel. Her traveling theater wagon concept won a Knight Arts Challenge grant and, despite the pot holes and glitches along the way, she’s ready to get hers built. This Thursday, April 23rd at the Miami Theater Center, the spirit of Baba Yaga (a supernatural being from Slavic folklore) emerges during […]

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We’re well past the spring holidays, but the season hasn’t quite ended yet. Indeed, there are several concerts taking place just this weekend, plus earlier this month, the Mainly Mozart music festival announced programming that will go through June. Seraphic Fire This week’s concerts feature three vocal soloists and a small chamber orchestra in two […]

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In collaboration with FUNDarte, a Knight Arts grantee, Elizabeth Doud brings Climakaze to Miami. Climakaze is a three-day, participation-driven series of dialogues, performances and gatherings to connect the community, create awareness and incite action around the issue of global climate change. Aimed at artists, scientists and change-makers concerned about climate-change, Climakaze is a catalyst for […]

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