Arts http://wlrn.org en An Appreciation Of Film Composer Jerry Goldsmith http://wlrn.org/post/appreciation-film-composer-jerry-goldsmith <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The late Jerry Goldsmith was one of the most gifted and versatile film composers of the </span>20th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Century.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Here's an appreciation by</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Scott </span>Eyman<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, author of the recent </span>New York Times <span style="line-height: 1.5;">best-seller "</span>John Wayne: The Life and Legend<span style="line-height: 1.5;">."</span></p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:34:55 +0000 Caroline Breder-Watts 36283 at http://wlrn.org An Appreciation Of Film Composer Jerry Goldsmith South Miami Cultural Arts Center, Summer Reading/Classical Music Suggestions and Broward Arts Cal http://wlrn.org/post/south-miami-cultural-arts-center-summer-readingclassical-music-suggestions-and-broward-arts-cal <p></p><p></p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 36147 at http://wlrn.org South Miami Cultural Arts Center, Summer Reading/Classical Music Suggestions and Broward Arts Cal Coral Gables Museum Celebrates History, Architecture And Community http://wlrn.org/post/coral-gables-museum-celebrates-history-architecture-and-community <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The mission of the Coral Gables Museum is multifaceted, with a focus on community as well as art.&nbsp; Caroline </span>Breder-Watts<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> recently spoke with Executive Director Christine </span>Rupp<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hear the interview here:</span></p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:45:51 +0000 Caroline Breder-Watts 35794 at http://wlrn.org Coral Gables Museum Celebrates History, Architecture And Community Renew Your Drivers License At The Overtown Music And Arts Festival http://wlrn.org/post/renew-your-drivers-license-overtown-music-and-arts-festival <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For the first time, the </span>Overtown<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Music and Arts Festival won't only have live musical performances, art exhibits and free food; you can also get your drivers license renewed.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Yvette Harris, a spokesperson for the event, says the service is being offered because going to the Department of Motor Vehicles to get a license renewal is sometimes a challenge for some locals.</span></p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:40:44 +0000 Selima Hussain 35673 at http://wlrn.org Renew Your Drivers License At The Overtown Music And Arts Festival Old West Grove ACE Theater Named Historic Site http://wlrn.org/post/old-west-grove-ace-theater-named-historic-site <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For decades, the ACE Theater on Grand Avenue has stood as a historic monument for blacks in Coconut Grove. During a time of segregation in the </span>1950s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and '</span>60s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the theater provided blacks with a place to gather, watch popular movies and cartoons and offered employment opportunities.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:34:32 +0000 Selima Hussain 35388 at http://wlrn.org Old West Grove ACE Theater Named Historic Site ArtServe, Mad Cat Theatre, 30th Annual Underwater Music Festival, Palm Beach County Arts Calendar http://wlrn.org/post/artserve-mad-cat-theatre-30th-annual-underwater-music-festival-palm-beach-county-arts-calendar <p></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 35346 at http://wlrn.org ArtServe, Mad Cat Theatre, 30th Annual Underwater Music Festival, Palm Beach County Arts Calendar Pérez Art Museum Miami Asks For $2.5 Million In Additional Funding From Government http://wlrn.org/post/p-rez-art-museum-miami-asks-25-million-additional-funding-government <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><a href="http://www.pamm.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Pérez Art Museum Miami </a>says it&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">needs help. The museum, which opened in December of last year, has not received enough private dollars to meet its $14 million annual operating costs.</span></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 20:22:08 +0000 Carla Javier 35112 at http://wlrn.org Pérez Art Museum Miami Asks For $2.5 Million In Additional Funding From Government Palm Beach Chamber Music Fest, Arts At St. Johns, Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed, Miami Arts Cal http://wlrn.org/post/palm-beach-chamber-music-fest-arts-st-johns-living-easy-eyes-closed-miami-arts-cal <p></p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 35013 at http://wlrn.org Palm Beach Chamber Music Fest, Arts At St. Johns, Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed, Miami Arts Cal Power To Peru: The (Quiet) Latin American Boom That's Making South Florida Swoon http://wlrn.org/post/power-peru-quiet-latin-american-boom-thats-making-south-florida-swoon <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Peru is the loudest Latin American boom you’ve probably never heard – but should.</span></p><p>These are the kind of macroeconomic data that made the world swoon over Brazil in the 2000s:</p><p>Ÿ● Peru’s economy has grown an average of almost 7 percent the past four years. Wall Street expects equally robust growth for the next five years.</p><p>Ÿ● Wall Street also ranks Peru No. 2, behind only South Korea, when it comes to resisting external shocks to its economy.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 21:35:58 +0000 Tim Padgett 34836 at http://wlrn.org Power To Peru: The (Quiet) Latin American Boom That's Making South Florida Swoon StoryCorps Comes To The University Of Miami http://wlrn.org/post/storycorps-comes-university-miami <p>StoryCorps<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the nonprofit radio program that broadcasts stories from everyday Americans,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">came to the University of Miami this week to record stories from veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. &nbsp;It's part of the program's special military voices initiative.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:04:08 +0000 Selima Hussain 34635 at http://wlrn.org StoryCorps Comes To The University Of Miami Filmmakers Franco Parente and Angel Eva Markoulis, Symphony of the Americas, Dan Hudak and Keys Cal http://wlrn.org/post/filmmakers-franco-parente-and-angel-eva-markoulis-symphony-americas-dan-hudak-and-keys-cal <p></p><p>06/27/14 -&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Next time on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SouthFloridaArtsBeat"><strong>South Florida Arts Beat</strong></a>, will an old Miami music pub get its own documentary? Only a <a href="http://kck.st/RGvPgU"><strong>Kickstarter campaign</strong></a> can pull it off. Find out more from film makers <strong><a href="http://www.littlehaitirockcity.com/">Franco Parente</a></strong> and <strong><a href="https://twitter.com/angelmarkoulis">Angel Eva </a></strong><strong><a href="https://twitter.com/angelmarkoulis">Markouli</a></strong>s. Maestro <strong><a href="http://www.jamesbrooks-bruzzese.com/">James Brooks-Bruzzese</a></strong> describes a new season of delights coming up for The Symphony of the Americas. Film critic, <a href="http://www.hudakonhollywood.com"><strong>Dan Hudak</strong></a>, previews the new Spanish film that garnered 6 Goya Awards, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, opening soon in South Florida. Chef Norman Van Aken whips up </span><a href="http://wlrn.org/programs/word-food"><strong><em style="line-height: 1.5;">A Word On Food</em></strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wlrn.org/programs/word-food"><strong> </strong></a>and our <a href="http://www.fla-keys.com/calendarofevents/"><strong>Florida Keys calendar </strong></a>features Andy Newman. Catch the conversation and information every Friday on <a href="https://twitter.com/sofloartsbeat"><strong>South Florida Arts Beat</strong></a> at 1:00pm.</span></p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 34653 at http://wlrn.org Filmmakers Franco Parente and Angel Eva Markoulis, Symphony of the Americas, Dan Hudak and Keys Cal "Viaje One Way," Anthology Of Miami's Latin Cultures, At The Betsy Hotel http://wlrn.org/post/viaje-one-way-anthology-miamis-latin-cultures-betsy-hotel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“Viaje One Way” is a Spanish-language anthology of authors from Latin America and Spain. Hernan&nbsp;Vera Alvarez, one of the editors, says the book is "a mirror of the&nbsp;21st-Century Miami."</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"Before there were anthologies of Cuban writers in Miami," he says, "but this book is the first one that unites Latin American, Spanish and Cuban writers."</span></p><p>Alvarez moved to the U.S. from Argentina when he was 23 years old. Below, he talks about the new "Viaje One Way."</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:47:55 +0000 Constanza Gallardo 34597 at http://wlrn.org "Viaje One Way," Anthology Of Miami's Latin Cultures, At The Betsy Hotel Listen To Patrick Stewart On Reading Shakespeare For The First Time http://wlrn.org/post/listen-patrick-stewart-reading-shakespeare-first-time <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Before Sir Patrick Stewart quit high school at 15 years old, an English teacher handed him a copy of "The Merchant of Venice" by William Shakespeare and told Stewart to read the part of Shylock. That one act changed everything for the working-class teenager from Yorkshire, England. Hear him talk about reading Shakespeare for the first time.</span></p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:30:10 +0000 Sammy Mack 34102 at http://wlrn.org Listen To Patrick Stewart On Reading Shakespeare For The First Time Museum Park In Downtown Miami Opens To Public http://wlrn.org/post/museum-park-downtown-miami-opens-public <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Museum Park opened to the public Saturday afternoon.&nbsp;</span></p><p>The new space, bordered by the <a href="http://www.pamm.org/" target="_blank">Pérez&nbsp;Art Museum</a> and the <a href="http://www.miamisci.org/">Frost Museum of Science</a>, features palm trees, sandy spots, and large open fields of grass.</p><p>It cost $40 million to build so far. Future plans include a children's garden and space for a restaurant.</p><p></p><p>Listen to the story here:</p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 19:16:49 +0000 Carla Javier 33977 at http://wlrn.org Museum Park In Downtown Miami Opens To Public Russell Mofsky of Gold Dust Lounge, O Cinema with Dan Hudak, And Our Broward Arts Calendar http://wlrn.org/post/russell-mofsky-gold-dust-lounge-o-cinema-dan-hudak-and-our-broward-arts-calendar <p></p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 33793 at http://wlrn.org Russell Mofsky of Gold Dust Lounge, O Cinema with Dan Hudak, And Our Broward Arts Calendar