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Miami’s emerging artists: Who’s next?

Miami // March 4, 2011

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Who represents the next generation of break-out visual artists in Miami? Where will the next Naomi Fisher, Jim Drain, Hernan Bas, Daniel Arsham, Mark Handforth, Dara Friedman, Bert Rodriguez and/or Michael Vasquez come from? They’ve all had international careers, multiple gallery shows and museum opportunities. Who might be the next group of artists to reach that level […]

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Yes, there was Bach, but there were others, too

Miami, Music // March 4, 2011

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The Miami Bach Society’s Tropical Baroque Festival, now in its 12th incarnation, continues through this weekend with concerts featuring Fuoco e Cenere (Fire and Ash), the French-based early music ensemble with the Italian name, founded by a guy from New York. Their two appearances Friday and Saturday (followed by another Sunday afternoon up north in […]

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The first family of the opera

Miami // March 2, 2011

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By Liana Cole, Florida Grand Opera From the Brady Bunch to the Von Trapps, the myth of musical DNA has always been a curious topic. A group of brothers known as Hanson became a teen pop sensation in the 90s while the Jackson 5 had already proved the power of musical genetics when they took […]

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Let’s get real with the artificial

Miami // March 2, 2011

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While parts of the art world have decamped to New York City for the week for the Armory fair and satellite shows, one local institution will open a retrospective of sorts of a local artist who has made a splash here — and New York,

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Random Acts of Culture™: Charlotte Update

Charlotte, Random Acts of Culture // March 1, 2011

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By Aaron Fiedler, Arts & Science Council February was a busy month for the Arts & Science Council (ASC) as we kicked off our 2011 Annual Fund Drive and brightened up Charlotte with two more Random Acts of Culture (RAC). 

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For the love of painting, real painting

Miami // March 1, 2011

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Walking up the stairs this particular Sunday night to visit an out-of-the-way space in North Miami, this is what was overheard: “Everyone wanting to be a real painter needs to see this show” — and numerous iterations of that statement throughout the evening. What they were talking about

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Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People perform at The Colony

Dance, Miami, Theater // March 1, 2011

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Elizabeth Doud, artistic director of Miami Dade College’s Cultura del Lobo series, is excited about Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People’s upcoming performance of Last Meadow, and you should be excited too. On Friday and Saturday, March 25 – 26, Gutierrez and company will invade

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Locust Projects Open Call: 2011 Billboard Project

Miami // February 28, 2011

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By Locust Projects Attention South Florida artists! Locust Projects is pleased to announce the second year of Out of the Box, a new initiative that will increase exposure to contemporary art by sponsoring projects in public locations throughout Miami. The program launched with the Billboard Project in December 2010, for which internationally renowned artist Liam Gillick was […]

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Knight Arts Challenge Miami countdown: Get inspired with winning ideas

KAC Miami, Miami // February 28, 2011

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In the last four years, Knight Foundation has funded 78 ideas, granting $17.5 million, to bring South Florida together through the arts.  Here are just a few winning ideas from previous years. Applications close March 2 – submit your best idea now!  The Rhythm Foundation received support to showcase Haitian music and launch the upcoming […]

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Knight Arts Challenge Miami countdown: What do we consider art?

KAC Miami, Miami, Uncategorized // February 26, 2011

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Are you wondering if your idea qualifies for the Knight Arts Challenge?  What exactly do we consider ART? Good question. There are many definitions, but we like this one: The conscious use of skill and creative imagination. We are not looking for social projects that utilize art to achieve their goal. We are seeking projects […]

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