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There was a time when Georgia was booming with the sounds of Miami bass music. Many rappers were influenced by Uncle Luke, also known as Luther Campbell. One of those lyrical geniuses was Raheem the Dream. His rap style was smooth, and he didn’t rush his flow. In a lot of his music, Raheem talks about […]

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Each year, the Tubman Museum holds an event called All That Jazz to raise money for its education and outreach programs. This year marks the 19th annual All That Jazz fundraiser, and the headlining artist is Stephanie Mills, a Grammy Award-winning recording artist and actress. Many people have grooved to hits like, “Never Knew Love […]

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How many dance companies do you know that take their name from a fungus – and at that, a particular volatile breed that can propel itself and stick on the surface of whatever it aims at? Perhaps that kind of funny connection occurred to the Dartmouth College dancers who began the group Pilobolus back in […]

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Not long ago I caught an interview of National Public Radio. The guest was well-known comedian, writer, producer, actor and TV personality Louis CK. He talked at length about the benefit of open mic venues where he could try new materials – to see how it all sounded in his voice, so to speak, and […]

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Shaneeka Harrell is Cassius Clay

Published on December 15, 2014 by in Dance, Miami, Theater

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Shaneeka Harrell embodying Cassius as part of the Weird Miami Bus Tour. Photo by Naomi Fisher.

Artist Shaneeka Harrell takes on the role of Cassius Clay (a.k.a. Muhammad Ali) in a new dance theater work that is currently under development at Inkub8 (a Knight Arts grantee) as part of Thought Loom’s Synapse Performance Project (also a Knight Arts grantee). The idea for Harrell’s portrayal of Clay came from the Muhammad Ali: […]

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Kwanzaa is often thought of as an African American holiday that takes the place of Christmas. This cultural celebration was created by Dr. Maulana Karenga to help blacks in the United States embrace the lifestyle of their ancestors. Dr. Karenga introduced this concept in 1966 during a time coined as the Black Freedom Movement. This […]

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GodoyPradera Projects.

Now that Basel is over, it’s time to get back to Sandbox at the Miami Theater Center (a Knight Arts grantee) for “Mi Casa Su Casa,” a multidimensional, cross-disciplinary performance installation produced by GodoyPradera Projects. This will be the third iteration of “Mi Casa Su Casa” created with the hope of bringing together artists from […]

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Belaxis Buil at &Gallery

Published on December 4, 2014 by in Dance, Miami

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Belaxis Buil.

Last year, I interviewed artist Belaxis Buil. Her responses, like her explosive personality, overwhelmed my senses. She is the proverbial force of nature to be reckoned with, and that makes me happy. Her work challenges the viewer and makes him or her sit up and listen, even if it makes us feel excruciatingly uncomfortable. Last […]

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Having recently completed their Fall Experimental Music Festival which included a retrospective of early electronic musician Bruce Haack and a night of avant-garde compositions curated by Thomas Patteson, North Philadelphia’s <fidget> performance space shows no signs of standing still, as its rather apropos name might suggest. On December 12 and 13, <fidget> will host “There, […]

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Katie Wiegman. “On  Board”.

Katie Wiegman’s “On Board,” partially funded by FEAST Miami and the Knight Foundation, is an interactive series of spontaneous, pop-up interactive dance performances co-created by the audience. The performances will take place on the boardwalk on Miami Beach from 5-6 p.m. on December 4th, 6th and 7th. The audience will be given verbal and written prompts […]

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