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WordSpeak Heats Up National Poetry Semi-Finals

Miami, Poetry // July 26, 2010

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Each year the presenting organization Tigertail sends a group of local teenagers to Brave New Voices, billed as the world’s largest spoken word and poetry slam. This year team Miami made it all the way to the semi-finals powered by “Cello” a fierce team performance by Shamoyia Gardiner and Yarminiah Rosa (here’s the actual semifinal, […]

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Local Roots, International Presence

KAC Miami, Miami // July 25, 2010

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Knight Arts Challenge Winner Miami Lighthouse for the Blind has hit the international stage & needs your help. One of its students, Natalia Sulca, is competing on Minuto de Fama, a Spanish equivalent of American Idol and needs your votes.

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Seraphic Fire’s Monteverdi Disc Raises SoFla Cultural Profile

Miami // July 24, 2010

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Over the years, the Seraphic Fire concert choir has released a number of recordings, all of them captured during live performances and later transferred to discs. There also are insta-CD recordings of its concerts available by e-mail, as they were the weekend of the 17th for a program of sacred motets by Couperin and Clérambault. […]

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Yes, We Do Have a Cultural Campus

Miami // July 23, 2010

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Although the Miami Art Museum is gearing up for the big move, along with the Miami Science Museum, to Museum Park on the bay, it’s easy to forget that MAM already forms a museum park of sorts, in its current downtown campus. (To be frank, some might not even know it exists at all.) Several […]

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Weird Miami Bus Tours

Miami // July 22, 2010

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We all know Miami has bizarro-world moments — in fact, that is one of our most endearing traits, if you throw out your inner irritation and learn to love the weirdness. The nonprofit gallery space Bas Fisher Invitational would like to encourage this love, with a quirky series of artist-led bus tours over the next […]

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New Works of Miami

Miami // July 22, 2010

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Miami, you have come a long way. The just opened all-local MAM “New Work Miami 2010″ show, with 35 artists, is testament to that. There are riveting huge installations, new painting, sound and performance pieces, and a wealth of other works in this show. But the real take-away impression is how grounded the Miami art […]

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Teatro Buendia Brings a New Day for Miami Theater

Miami, Theater // July 22, 2010

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Teatro Buendía has been one of the most acclaimed theater groups in Cuba practically since it’s inception 25 years ago. Their vibrant explorations of the possibilities of the stage have earned accolades not only on the island, but across Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Finally, at a single performance on Saturday night, Miami audiences will […]

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Volf Roitman: A Ludic Revolution

Miami // July 20, 2010

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By Janet Batet, Arts Journalist The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, at the FIU (Florida International University) offers to us a must see: Volf Roitman: From MADI to the LUDIC revolution. Conceived as retrospective, the show has become tribute due to the sudden death of the artist less than a month before to the opening […]

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The New KnightArts.org

Miami // July 19, 2010

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Welcome to the new KnightArts.org. In celebration of our one year anniversary and the national rollout of Knight Arts grants, we’ve redesigned our site to better serve the local & national arts communities. At KnightArts.org you’ll now find information about artistic endeavors in your city and in your fellow Knight Foundation resident communities. Click the […]

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Second Saturday at Sunset

Macon // July 19, 2010

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We’re proud to welcome Macon to the Knight Arts grants family this year. Today Macon program director Beverly Blake reports from the field with news on a recent event… “One of the great things about College Hill is our Second Sunday events.  In the summer, it’s moved to evening “Second Sunday at Sunset” because it’s […]

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