Posted by Nicole Chipi
Zoetic Stage (above). Photo by Justin Namon.
Today, we’re excited to share the finalists in the Knight Arts Challenge, 73 ideas culled from 1,000 plus submissions from as far north as West Palm Beach and as far south as Key West.
The list below is packed with great ...
April 27, 2015, 7:06 p.m., Posted by Marika Lynch
Today, the New World Symphony launches a video-based exploration of the work of John Cage, one of the 20th century’s most influential and provocative composers and visual artists. Part of a free, online resource, the archive grew from a 2013 celebration of Cage on the 100th anniversary of his birth, and allows viewers to experience his music and learn more through behind-the-scenes discussions.
For some of the videos, the material shot during the performance at Miami Beach’s New World Center was just the starting point for the creation of new video art. For example, in the case of Dance/4 Orchestras, images of Cage’s drawings and compositions are layered over the musicians’ in a multimedia work.
April 27, 2015, 4:17 p.m., Posted by Lindsay Green-Barber
Knight Foundation recently released “Gaining Ground: How Nonprofit News Ventures Seek Sustainability,” a follow-up report in an ongoing series chronicling the development of nonprofit news sites. Lindsay Green-Barber is the media impact analyst at The Center for Investigative Reporting, one of the organizations that shared their stories in the report. Here she offers more detail on how the center determines what impact means and how it can be achieved.
If there is one overarching lesson that we at the Center for Investigative Reporting have learned over the past two years of impact measurement and analysis, it is this: There is no single way to measure the effect of what we do.
Instead, there are as many ways to measure impact as there are types of impact.
April 27, 2015, 1:20 p.m., Posted by Jenna Buehler
Aimee Rawlins (left), startup and innovation editor at CNNMoney, moderated a discussion with Anand Shah of BMW Impact Ventures, Kyle Doerksen of Future Motion, Tiffany Chu of Transitmix, Sabrina Sussman of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America), and Chris Thomas, founder and partner at Fontinalis, on how to best disrupt models of mobility with technology. Photo by Preston Tesvich.
The 2015 Smart City Startups festival brought more than 100 leading global innovators with ideas to make cities better into conversation with South Florida residents, city leaders and investors last week. Founders of companies that use technology to lead change across the globe spoke at The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse and took part in a showcase at the Wynwood Warehouse Project in Miami April 23-24.
This is the second year that startup solutions to urban problems were broadcast via live stream from Miami. The two-day event featured lightning talks by company founders, demos from 100 leading startups, and conversations about what it takes to disrupt and innovate in communities across the globe.
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