If you haven’t seen the new Locust Projects space (a multiple Knight Arts Challenge finalist), and, in particular, the paintings from Natalya Laskis, Wednesday, March 28 will be a good opportunity to pay a visit. You’ll like what you see. Starting with the new gallery — it must be said it is an improvement on [...]
Sometimes a painting is just beautiful. It can have deeper meaning or a complex make up, but some works just hang there and say, look at me, I am so good-looking. That’s the case with the nature-inspired pieces of Greg Lindquist in the group show of New York artists, “you are here forever….” curated by [...]
Miami City Ballet (a Knight Arts grantee) had a banner year. After yet another remarkable and well-received season, MCB, as it is known, traveled for the first time ever to Paris and made an outstanding foreign debut. Then, it made its premiere appearance under a national spotlight when it were featured in PBS’s “Great [...]
Throughout the course of 12 hours, from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., culture will swamp Miami Beach on Saturday. But even when broken down into categories, the upcoming 2011 ‘Sleepless Night’ (a Knight Arts grantee) has so many events, it’s hard to even put together any comprehensive list of must-sees. So, in a nod to [...]
By LeToya Stairs, Rhythm of Africa Music Program & 2010 Knight Arts Challenge Winner Summer break usually means an unlimited supply of popsicles and trips to the playground, but at New Mirawood Academy, summer camp means learning about the world in unique ways. The humble multi-ethnic community day care and summer camp, made up primarily [...]
2010 Knight Arts Challenge Miami winner Borscht Film Festival was awarded $150,000 to shape Miami’s cinematic identity by showcasing and creating original films that tell unique Miami stories. This week, FilmMaker Magazine celebrated Borscht’s approach, calling it “the perfect example of local, sustainable filmmaking.” Borscht’s Minister of Agriculture Andrew Hevia contributed a piece to the magazine, touching [...]
Soon, you can hear art as well as see it at the ArtCenter. Listen up: coming soon to Lincoln Road in South Beach will be the first outdoor sound art gallery, thanks to Gustavo Matamoros and his South Florida Composers Alliance, a Knight Arts Challenge winner. All the pieces are (almost) in place
To explore innovative architecture by sponsoring an annual architectural contest resulting in the creation of a temporary structure.
To foster understanding of Chinese culture by supporting the world premiere of a children’s production based on an ancient folktale.
To help identify and motivate young writers by supporting the Scholastic Writing Awards Program.