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Picks of the Week: Art Workshop, Exhibits, and More..

Picks of the Week: Art Workshop, Exhibits, and More..

Visual Arts

Published 5/14/21

HISTORYMIAMI MUSEUM: WATERCOLOR WORKSHOPMay 14th at 6:00 pmLearn about painting fruits and vegetables from your garden or market using basic watercolor techniques. Donna will paint brightly colored peppers and you can follow along with her as she paints. The skills you learn in this short class can be used to paint any of your favorite fruits and vegetables More event details here.SANDRELL RIVERS THEATER: CINDERELLA, A FRACTURED FAIRY TALEMay 15th at 11:00 amTake the classic story of Cinderella, mix in elements of comedy, slapstick, music, acrobatics and magic, and you've got a new version of an old story that leaves kids (and adults) begging for more! The show is great for primary grades, and older students that appreciate the flippant comic style of this “Fractured Fairy Tale”. The fun is put to good use in the classroom since Sunshine Standards for literature, theatre and reading are included in FTF's teacher guidelines. More event details here.DEERING ESTATE: SUNRISE …

 New World School of the Arts Partnership

New World School of the Arts Partnership

Visual Arts

Published 5/12/21

The partnership, underwritten by a two-year, $100,000 grant from Mitchell Wolfson Sr Foundation, will commission two NWSA alumni visual artists and provide them with curatorial support to share their work with Commissioner’s growing member community. Launching this initiative is Miami-based artist-activist Chire Regans with A Reflection of the Times, a memorial exhibition of portraiture that opens to Commissioner members on May 20th, and to the public from May 21st through November 1st, at Bakehouse Art Complex. (Photo by Jayme Gershen)“New World School of the Arts is so deeply thankful that Commissioner and the Mitchell Wolfson Sr Foundation are helping to support NWSA alumni artists here in our community,” said Dr. Jeffrey Hodgson, NWSA Provost and CEO. “This sense of locality makes alumna Chire Regans’ work resonate deeply, reflecting the humanity and justice that needs to be expressed, seen and felt.”"Our mission is to create a new cohort of first-time and beginner …

Picks of the Week: New exhibits, Live Music, and More...

Picks of the Week: New exhibits, Live Music, and More...

Visual Arts

Published 4/30/21

BROWARD CENTER: FLO'THELOVEOFMUSICMay 1st at 8:30 pmThe incredible historical success of live entertainment productions #annifloetry & #flopocalypse has given birth to all NEW megaFLO experience. "#FLOTheLoveOfMusic" is showcasing world renowned musicians, singers, dancers & unique artists from across the globe. More event details here.ORCHESTRA MIAMI: DISCOVER MIAMI THROUGH MUSIC AT THE CORAL GABLES WOMAN’S CLUBMay 1st at 8 pmCelebrate the achievements of four incredible female composers in the beautiful environs of the historic Coral Gables Woman’s Club. Discover Miami through Music allows us to learn more about our collective history, and each other, through concerts performed in our landmarks and places of historic interest. The program features music by four women composers- Romance for Violin & Piano Op. 23 by American composer & pianist Amy Marcy Beach, Piano Quintet N. 2 in E Major, Op. 31 by French composer and pianist Louise Farrenc, Quintet Coral …

CULTUREOWL IS LANDING IN ITS FOURTH LOCATION

CULTUREOWL IS LANDING IN ITS FOURTH LOCATION

Visual Arts

Published 4/23/21

CultureOwl launched Atlanta as its fourth location on April 26th, 2021. Atlanta joins Miami/Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach and Tampa/St. Pete in unleashing a world of culture to its followers! 14 other locations are in the works including Boston, Detroit and San Diego. The company first launched its franchise opportunity in 2020 from its headquarters in Miami. “our vision is to spread across the country in the next 3 years, bringing quality cultural programming and news to cities nationwide,” stated Amy Sherit, Owner and Founder of CultureOwl.The expansion is based on a franchising model, enabling business owners with a love for culture and business acumen to do something they love while building a thriving business.No CultureOwl in your locale? Be the change and bring CultureOwl to your town through this affordable and lucrative franchise opportunity. Visit www.cultureowl.com/franchising for more information. 

Picks of the Week: Festivals, Theatre and More...

Picks of the Week: Festivals, Theatre and More...

Visual Arts

Published 4/23/21

SLOW BURN THEATRE CO: TOPSY TURVY CABARETAApril 24th at 7:30 pmSlow Burn Theatre is giving the community a chance to stand before their people once again, rejoice, and JUST BE! So - mark your calendar for a one night only fun, safe, socially-distanced evening of song, dance, and laugher outside. More event details here.BROWARD CENTER: CURIOUS GEORGE - THE GOLDEN MEATBALL LIVEApril 24th at 11:00 amJoin Curious George, the inquisitive, lovable monkey-star of books, movies and the award-winning PBS television show in a brand-new musical. Curious George: The Golden Meatball takes the audience on a fun-filled adventure to learn about Rome, meatballs, and the secret ingredient to cooking! More event details here.HISTORIC VIRGINIA KEY BEACH PARK: ISLAND JAMZ SPECTACULARApril 24th at 12:00 pmIsland Jamz Spectacular is a Reggae/Island themed Festival, entertainment experience drawing music, food, culture and inspiration from our Caribbean neighbors. The festival will be featuring the one and …

Picks of the Week: Art Exhibit, Films, and More...

Picks of the Week: Art Exhibit, Films, and More...

Visual Arts

Published 4/9/21

INFFINITO FILM FESTIVAL: WOMEN OF THE BRAZILIAN AUDIOVISUALThrough April 18thThe Inffinito Film Festival's series Women in the Brazilian Audiovisual will have its 2nd screening. It's a free online event showing features, documentaries, animation, and shorts by renowned Brazilian filmmakers. The films represent the female presence in the audiovisual and provoke reflection on gender equality in the sector. More event details here.SOUTH MIAMI DADE CULTURAL ARTS CENTER: INDIE FLICKS - NARROWSBURGApril 11th through the 14thIn 1999, small town Narrowsburg, NY was poised to become the “Sundance of the East”—or so Jocelyne and Richard Castellano would have local residents believe. The organizers of the Narrowsburg Film Festival—a glamorous French film producer and her mafioso-turned-actor husband—promise to revitalize the town through film. As the duo secures local investment in a feature film production and convinces locals they can become stars, the stage is set for a …

Picks of the Week: Music, Film and More...

Picks of the Week: Music, Film and More...

Visual Arts

Published 4/2/21

AFRICAN HERITAGE CULTURAL ARTS CENTER: 6TH ANNUAL SANKOFA JAZZ FESTIVALApril 3rd at 5:30 pmThe sixth annual Sankofa Jazz Festival, hosted by Hot 105.1’s Rodney Baltimore, is a part of the Center’s community outreach program. The outdoor event is a platform used to maintain the rich history of music of the African Diaspora, while introducing local and emerging artists. More event details here.HISTORIC VIRGINIA KEY BEACH PARK: RIDING & GRILLING SUNDAYSApril 4th at 9:00 amJoin a family friendly cycling excursion, with a potluck style grilling ambiance every Sunday morning! More event details here.IS PROJECTS: TIME, NO LONGER EMPTIED OF PRESENCE: JENNIFER PRINTZ'S SOLO EXHIBITIONThrough May 2ndTime, No Longer Emptied of Presence uses textiles as a means of reflecting on the invisible architecture of life and the ever-changing universe. The many threads woven together to create fabric represent the connections around us, our relationship with the planet, and the impact of time and …

CultureOwl Adds Two New Locations to its Network

CultureOwl Adds Two New Locations to its Network

Visual Arts

Published 2/9/21

The two newest territories are to begin development in Palm Beach and Tampa/St. Pete, Florida. The company first launched its franchise opportunity in 2020 from its headquarters in Miami. “I am thrilled that we are not only selling franchises, but keeping the love for the arts alive and well,” stated Amy Sherit, Owner and Founder of CultureOwl.The company is dedicated to propelling thriving cultural communities. Culture lovers can register through the website or download the app, and follow on social media to stay informed.“We are providing cultural organizations with a platform to showcase their events while empowering culture lovers to experience culture on their own terms. There is so much talent out there and so many things to experience and do, but sadly most people who don’t follow CultureOwl have no idea they are happening,” stated Sherit. “We are excited to continue our expansion and see where CultureOwl flies to next.”The company is seeking to continue expansion …

Picks of the Week: Pompano Beach Arts

Picks of the Week: Pompano Beach Arts

Visual Arts

Published 1/21/21

POMPANO BEACH ARTS EXHIBITIONS ON VIEW BY APPOINTMENTThrough April 1stPompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department is delighted to invite the public back to enjoy the City's art galleries. The Pompano Beach Cultural Center, Bailey Contemporary Arts Center, Ali Cultural Arts Center and Blanche Ely House Museum will each have specific days and times for guests to explore the compelling new exhibitions. Appointment times must be reserved in advance at here.(photo: Pompano Beach Arts Galleries)LYRICS LAB GARDEN OF MY MINDThrough January 31stJoin Pompano Beach Arts for a very special Lyrics Lab as they celebrate the 100th birthday of iconic actress Esther Rolle with a joyous celebration featuring music, dance and spoken word poetry. More event details here.LINES OF EXPRESSION ART TOURThrough January 31stJoin Pompano Beach Arts for a sneak peek of the dazzling display of geometric abstract art. Lines of Expression features six premier South Florida artists who share their dramatic creations. …

Broward County Approves Cultural Grants Budget

Broward County Approves Cultural Grants Budget

Visual Arts

Published 10/15/20

As part of the fiscal year 2021 budget hearing, the Broward County Board of County Commissioners approved the Cultural Division’s budget of $4,869,660 for grant programs, maintaining the previous year’s funding level.This renewal reflects the Commissioners’ commitment to investing in Broward’s arts and culture sector at a time when funding is more necessary than ever. The County Commissioners understand that arts and culture are critical for a healthy economy. With their support, the Cultural Division is committed to continued investment in the community’s growth and support of the arts and culture sector."I am grateful to the Commissioners and to the entire Cultural Division team, who have worked tirelessly to sustain the cultural community in innovative and creative ways. We must ensure its continued viability," says Phillip Dunla, The Director at Broward Cultural Division.Join the Cultural Division live online for their Annual Cultural Forum to learn how they've worked to …

ARTS PROUD Campaign

ARTS PROUD Campaign

Visual Arts

Published 8/26/20

The mission for the Arts Proud campaign is to sustain the arts within South Florida’s LGBTQ community and create a springboard for the non-profit agencies to restART and flourish post-pandemic.  Earlier this summer, Our Fund formed a coalition of LGBTQ cultural institutions such as the Gay Men's Chorus of South Florida, Island City Stage, Miami Gay Men's Chorus, OUTshine Film Festival, South Florida Pride Wind Ensemble, Thinking Cap Theatre, Thou Art Woman, and the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus which has essentially served as a South Florida LGBTQ arts collective and support group. The agencies meet virtually on a regular basis to combine efforts, share and pool resources, and recently began to explore opportunities to reduce costs by leveraging scale and realizing joint savings as a means to preserve financial resources.  “The Arts Proud campaign name succinctly encapsulates what we are trying to accomplish – safeguarding the diverse LGBTQ arts and …

Heart of Art: Call for artists!

Heart of Art: Call for artists!

Visual Arts

Published 6/1/20

Using video as the virtual stage, 20 Miami-based performing artists will each be awarded $1,000 to create new works of dance, music, theater, spoken word and other performing arts that capture our community’s unique voice and experience during this unprecedented crisis. The new video works will be showcased on the Arsht Center’s website and promoted across the Center’s social media platforms and in the Arsht@Home e-newsletter.Details for the video proposals, submission criteria and other guidelines are at arshtcenter.org/heart-art-submission. Artists working across all genres of the performing arts are encouraged to apply, including music, theater, dance, spoken word, monologues or multi-genre combinations. Because Heart of Art is intended to create an artistic time capsule of Miami’s pandemic experience, the program is open exclusively to artists who reside in Miami-Dade County. The work must represent the Miami experience and address the subject of “art in the time of …

Virtual Experiences suggested by Daisy

Virtual Experiences suggested by Daisy

Visual Arts

Published 4/10/20

5 free online MoMA courses to help you become an art expert in isolation.60 day free (trial subscription) – get unlimited access to thousands of online art & craft classes. Leica and Olympus are offering free virtual courses and talks for photographers. Click here.Free online events and activities for kids at home.You're a home-schooler now? Check out these free resources for activities kids will love.15 virtual games you can play over FaceTime.16 best virtual arts & culture tours.Virtual workout classes you can do at home for free.Get fit indoors with the best free online classes, free apps and challenges available for everyone now.Free entertainment to help you survive coronavirus social distancing.Free classical concerts you can listen to and watch online.The best free yoga classes online.Free tips and tools for remote working.Stay connected with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Hallandale Beach Partners with ArtServe To Become Recognized Arts District

Hallandale Beach Partners with ArtServe To Become Recognized Arts District

Visual Arts

Published 11/27/19

By Larry SchwingelThrough diverse programs, fun-filled activities, cultural activities, fine restaurants, parks, and a blossoming business community, Hallandale Beach is a shining example of growth in the 21st century.ArtServe, the historic arts incubator that fosters artistic growth, has entered into a one-year partnership with the Hallandale Beach Community Redevelopment Agency as part of a rebranding effort that began approximately two years ago. “The leaders of Hallandale Beach have an ambitious vision for the city, with a goal of transforming it into a nationally recognized arts district,” said Craig W. Johnson, executive director of ArtServe. “We are thinking outside the box to create something that is not only visually and experientially stimulating, but it will have a gradual societal impact that provides a renewed sense of community. In that vein we believe it Hallandale Beach can be an unparalleled destination for the arts.”With a mission of becoming a city of …

New World School of the Arts showcases the talent fostered in its artistic programs during the annual professional-level production RISING STARS

New World School of the Arts showcases the talent fostered in its artistic programs during the annual professional-level production RISING STARS

Visual Arts

Published 1/30/19

Kicking off the showcase, Objects Rising Stars Exhibition, presented at the New World Gallery, features a wide-range of artwork created by the college and high school students of the prestigious New World School of the Arts. “The theme for this year’s exhibition highlights the art of an object,” said Maggy Cuesta, dean of Visual Arts. “In approaching the show, we are focusing on a thing to which a specific action or feeling is directed. For example, a graphic design piece could be an object, or it could be promoting an object. Imagine a painting, a sculpture, a photograph, or a film, all focusing on the interpretation of a product whether it is 2D or 3D.” Opening Reception: March 21 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PMExhibition on view March 21 – April 26New World Gallery 25 NE 2 Street, Miami, FloridaFree and open to the publicInformation at 305-237-3620Held at the New World Gallery in the main NWSA building, the exhibition will be followed by the Rising Stars performing arts …

“THE ART SOCIETY” – A CREATIVE GALLERY SPACE FEATURING ARTWORK AND PERFORMANCES BY LOCAL ARTISTS

“THE ART SOCIETY” – A CREATIVE GALLERY SPACE FEATURING ARTWORK AND PERFORMANCES BY LOCAL ARTISTS

Visual Arts

Published 6/28/18

Launching June 29th, the three-month rotating gallery will be celebrated by a series of cultural performances, live painting demonstrations, art workshops, and artist meet-and-greets.Serving a community where art, culture and creativity thrive, Westfield Broward (located at 8000 West Broward Boulevard in Plantation) has partnered with ArtServe to form “The Art Society at Westfield Broward,” a creative space dedicated to exhibiting and selling the work of local artists commission-free.Artists featured in the exhibit include neo-pop stitching artist Ed King; Jacklyn Laflamme who specializes in acrylic on canvas paintings; Pam Maschal, a mixed media artist who draws inspiration from nature; and Tony Mendoza, a primitive expressionist known for colorful, larger-than-life murals.To celebrate the launch of The Art Society, Westfield Broward will play host to a series of free public events from June 29 – July 1 featuring everything from local performances to arts and crafts activities, …

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