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The blog of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

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    Arts

    Inside CEZ's pop-up park

    July 3, 2014, 11:14 a.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Jack Becker, Forecast Public Art After months of planning with dozens of artists and creative business leaders in the neighborhood surrounding Forecast Public Art, the Creative Enterprise Zone (CEZ) was transformed on June 14 into a one-day pop-up cultural park to celebrate the launch of the new Green Line...

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    Refresh Miami helps keeps ideas flowing during summer doldrums

    July 3, 2014, 11 a.m., Posted by Carolina Wilson

    RefreshMiami meetup at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science in Miami. Photos by Carolina Wilson.

    Summer may tempt even the most dedicated entrepreneurs to take a break, but Refresh Miami attempts to keep them engaged in building and improving their businesses through a “summer startup series” of educational events.

    On Tuesday evening, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science hosted Refresh Miami’s “Bringing Your Ideas to Life” event, sponsored by Wyncode, a coding bootcamp.

    “Our purpose here at Refresh is to foster the growth of South Florida’s tech and entrepreneurial communities,” said Brian Breslin, founder of Refresh Miami, which Knight Foundation has funded as a means of supporting and growing the Miami entrepreneurial and technology community. “Tonight’s going to be all about how to bring your idea to life.”

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    Get ready for the 29th annual International Hispanic Theatre Festival

    July 3, 2014, 9:46 a.m., Posted by laflor

    Next week, the 29th annual International Hispanic Theatre Festival (IHTF) returns to Miami with a tribute to Argentina. The Festival, which runs from July 10-27, features leading theater companies from Spain, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Argentina and the United States. "Caligula" by Cibrián Campoy and Ángel Malher....

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