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Compositional pioneer Oliveros featured at New Music Miami

Miami, Music // February 18, 2011

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When it comes to the heart of music, it comes to sound – sheer sound, away from categories, away from genre, away from top-10 lists and opus numbers and Billboard charts. This weekend, the folks at New Music Miami host an American composer whose work has been about this fundamental aspect of the art of […]

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Photography and wine

Charlotte // February 18, 2011

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My friend Marcia Merrill and I had gotten together over a glass of wine last week when she mentioned she was in her sixth year serving on the board of The Light Factory. “Did you know it is one of only four photography museums in the country, and that it is about 40 years old?” […]

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Knight Arts Challenge Miami countdown: Anyone can apply

KAC Miami, Miami // February 17, 2011

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Knight Arts Challenge Miami is open for its fourth year of competition. Until midnight on March 2, we’re accepting applications for any idea to bring South Florida together through the arts. That’s just enough time for you to get your thoughts together and submit your 150-word application. So over the next two weeks, we’ll be […]

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Second look at some Second Saturday output

Miami // February 16, 2011

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At this juncture in time, Wynwood’s Second Saturdays are about the barbecues, the pop-up sort-of art and the party. Which is all okay, as long as you aren’t really looking to spend some quality time

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Phil Ochs: ‘There but for Fortune’ opens at Coral Gables Cinema

Miami, Theater // February 16, 2011

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The Coral Gables Art Cinema celebrates the South Florida Premiere of Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune, this Friday, Feb. 18, 2011. Phil Ochs: There but for Fortune is a musical documentary portrait

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The art of Internet hype: Will RoboCop statue arise in Detroit?

Detroit // February 16, 2011

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Two weeks ago Detroit Mayor Dave Bing declined a Twitter suggestion that he erect a statue of RoboCop – the half-cop, half-machine of the 1987 science-fiction movie – in the Motor City. But the vigorous, chaotic energy of social media may make the statue a reality despite much criticism among Detroiters. First, came the Facebook […]

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More arrivals to the art ’hood

Uncategorized // February 15, 2011

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To make a splash upon arrival to Wynwood these days, you need to pull out all the stops. Or at least if you are KIWI Gallery, which opened Feb. 12, during Second Saturdays. You have to be about art,

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Miami Made Weekend — Here & Now: 2011, Incubator and Outloud

Dance, Miami, Music, Poetry, Theater // February 15, 2011

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Are you ready for a Miami Made Weekend? This innovative festival of dance, music, theater and works in progress comes to the Arsht Center March 3-6, 2011, and it is free and open to the public. The event consists of three initiatives: Here & Now: 2011, showcasing works commissioned by the Arsht Center and Miami […]

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Honors Orchestra a reminder about the urgency of music

Miami, Music // February 11, 2011

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This week and next, conductor James Judd will be auditioning musicians for his Miami Music Project Honors Orchestra, part of an effort he considers vital to the future of classical music. This coming Saturday, and on Feb. 20, the orchestra will be auditioning young players ages 13-21 for a concert March 26 at the Knight […]

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A sublime moment of quintessential cool

Charlotte // February 11, 2011

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I was wandering through the fourth floor gallery of the museum, taking in the creative ecstasy of works by Picasso, Tinguely and Giacometti. The sounds of a smooth mellow sax wafted up from the lobby, and then the jazz quartet broke into “Our Love is Here to Stay.” It was a sublime moment of quintessential […]

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