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    Carolyn Dorfman sets “Odisea" on Dance Now! Miami

    Sept. 18, 2014, 9:39 a.m., Posted by laflor

    “Odisea” is part of choreographer Carolyn Dorfman's The Legacy Project—her tireless exploration of the trials and traumas of the Jewish diaspora. In “Odisea,” Dorfman chronicles the persecution and odyssey (or odisea) of 23 Jewish refugees who fled Recífe, Brazil for America in 1654. Created in 2004, “Odisea” commemorates the 350th...

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    Miami Beach Cinematheque hosts Speaking in Cinema Sept 24

    Sept. 18, 2014, 8:04 a.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Monica Peña, Miami Beach Cinematheque Miami Beach Cinematheque is excited to welcome dedicated cinephiles and curious newcomers to our third evening of Speaking in Cinema on Wednesday, September 24th at 7pm. Speaking in Cinema, a Knight Arts Challenge winner, celebrates the art of cinema by inviting filmmakers and film...

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    AIRIE opens season with Common Ground: Artists in the Everglades at FAU

    Sept. 18, 2014, 7:58 a.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Deborah Mitchell, AIRIE Knight Arts Foundation finalist AIRIE (Artists in Residence in Everglades) kicks off the season with the 3rd stop in its traveling exhibition highlighting artists from its program. Co-curators Sybille Welter and Jill Lavetsky offer an overview of the dynamic works which have resulted from artists in...

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