WigOut with Mary Luft

Published on September 23, 2013 by in Dance, Miami, Music, Poetry

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WordSpeak Teen Slam event produced by Tigertail Productions.

“Any woman born with a great gift in the 16th century would certainly have gone crazed, shot herself, or ended her days in some lonely cottage outside the village, half witch, half wizard, feared and mocked at….No girl could have walked to London

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“(Macon Pops) is about connecting the audience to us. Not just in terms of sitting in seats. We want them up and dancing and eating food from our chefs and having a really good time,” explained Steve Moretti, during a phone interview last week.” Moretti is a Grammy-nominated percussionist living in Macon, Ga. Though he […]

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Nautilus Music Theater is in the midst of moving to a larger, first-floor performance suite in the same Lowertown building where they’ve been housed on the upper floor in recent years. The company is still putting finishing touches on this new space (a grand opening celebration is slated for October, according to artistic director Ben […]

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Things are starting to move a little as summer transitions Saturday into fall, with shows from two more regular festivals taking place this weekend and early next week. And Festival Miami is less than two weeks away. Here are some short items about things to see in the classical realm: Miami Lyric Opera: Raffaele Cardone’s […]

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Tuesday Musical, a Knight Arts grantee, has been doing its musical thing for 125 years and is starting up a new one – with a new executive director. To begin things once again will be the nine-member, male, a cappella group Cantus on September 24. Cantus is hailed, according to Tuesday Musical officials, as the […]

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Temperatures are beginning to drop and the official first day of fall is just around the corner. Along with cooler winds and changing leaves, autumn also marks the beginning of the season for local theaters, symphonies and universities. The opportunities to enjoy the arts are seldom greater than in the early months of fall. At […]

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Ana Miranda. Photo by Neil de la Flor

Art Works for Us presents ”Revolution/Evolution,” an experimental contemporary dance dialogue between flamenco and progressive rock. Created by Artistic Director Ana Miranda and Musical Director Carl Ferrari, “Revoluton/Evolution” opens for one night only on Saturday, September 28th at 8 p.m. The performance features

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Last Thursday, I was sweating out the hot night with 30-or-so others in the second floor apartment of a Cathedral Hill neighborhood duplex, watching the quiet works of “Small Art 3.” And it might just have been the most moving show I’ve seen yet this year. We’d gathered in the home of artists Laura Holway […]

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In Sir Ken Robinson’s TED Talk “How Schools Kill Creativity,” he eviscerates the current state of education. He also points out that learning institutions are not adequately preparing students for failure, which is highly correlated with creativity

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The “2014 Saint Paul Almanac” has just been released, and it includes stories and poems by more than 100 area writers – among them a diverse array of local notables, like Minnesota Poet Laureate Joyce Sutphen and “Prairie Home Companion”‘s Garrison Keillor; poets Heid Erdrich, Carol Connolly and Connie Wanek; spoken word artists Emmanuel Ortiz and IBé Kaba; Yusef Mgeni and Margot Galt; and too many more to […]

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