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    Food meets the arts this week as local chef, restaurateur & culinary icon Michael Schwartz is celebrating the Knight Foundation’s Dennis Scholl with a special menu addition. Scholl, the Foundation’s Miami Program Director, was recently awarded the Big Heart Humanitarian Award in the Arts by the American Heart Association at...
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    Art Center/South Florida recently debuted a new exhibit at its Lincoln Road gallery. Until March 28 Ritual and Process, a guide to sanity and survival in the soon-to-be present will explore & deconstruct our age of consumer capitalism. Generation Y Miami artists Orlando Estrada, Rosemarie Romero and Kacey Westall Keogh...
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    Think the Knight Arts Challenge is only for established artists and aspiring adults? Think again and think younger - way younger. A first grade class from Seminole Elementary School recently got to spend an afternoon with the Wizard of Oz courtesy of the Challenge. WSVN channel 7 met up with...
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    2008 Knight Arts Challenge winner Leggo my Demo is revamping the electronic music world one demo at a time. Founded by Chris Chrebert after he was flooded with demo tapes at the 2006 Winter Music Conference, Leggo my Demo is an Internet-based community platform that showcases & celebrates new music...
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    The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum, located at Florida International University campus, sometimes seems overlooked in a city like Miami where it must compete with fine institutions like the Museum of Contemporary Art and Miami Art Museum and where heavyweight collectors constantly flex the muscles of their extensive collections....
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    By Marly Falcon, Knight Foundation Sunday concluded the Miami run of Platanos & Collard Greens, a love story between an African-American man and a Latina who are confronted with racial and cultural prejudices from family and friends. The Knight Foundation's Marly Falcon weighs in with her reactions to the show......
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    It's uncanny: whenever a New York play about race comes to Miami, the issues are so similar, yet so different. Sometimes the differences are glaring, like that play about La Lupe where the star blackened her face for the Miami performance but for the New York performance you bet she...
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    If I had my way, live theater and dance would be programmed throughout the day and night, all week long, just like the movies. Augusto Soledade did his part to make my dream come true by scheduling a Brazz Dance Theater performance at 2:30 last Saturday afternoon at the Area...
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    Miami Light Project managing producer Rebekah Lengel checks in with an update on the 2010 Here & Now program... 21-year-old nonprofit, Miami Light Project launched the Here & Now commissioning program 11 years ago with the belief that investing in the artistic talents of Mimi-based performance and media artists would...
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    20 winners emerged from 1,562 applicants today to win $3.7 million in the 2009 Knight Arts Challenge. Winning projects include: * Reinstalling a live orchestra at the Miami City Ballet * Creating an arts incubator Wynwood * Launching an online site for selling & promoting locally-produced music For a complete...
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    From Richard Harris, executive director of the Miami Music Project... The Miami Music Project is a year round classical music outreach program which culminates in a collaborative arts festival led by Artistic Director James Judd. At the very heart of the Miami Music Project is an ‘educational ensemble’ whose primary...
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    2008 KAC Winner Gean Moreno just sent the first volume of his [NAME] project to the printers. Today he ruminates on books, his relationships with them and the seeds of the [NAME] project… “It’s not books, it’s graphic anomalies and unexpected forms that are interesting. I have a healthy relationship...