Knight Arts Challenge http://wlrn.org en DJ Le Spam Tries To "Preserve The Art Of Analog" http://wlrn.org/post/dj-le-spam-tries-preserve-art-analog <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Andrew Yeomanson, also known as DJ Le Spam of the Spam Allstars, is looking to preserve the art of analog recording at his studio in North Miami. At City of Progress Studios,&nbsp;Yeomanson not only records bands on vintage equipment -- like Hammond B-3 organs and MCI tape machines -- but transfers digitizes all the audio.</p><p>His project earned him a spot as a finalist for this year's Knight Arts Challenge.</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:21:54 +0000 Bernard Hacker 34135 at http://wlrn.org DJ Le Spam Tries To "Preserve The Art Of Analog" Here Are 9 Knight Arts Challenge Finalists You Should Know About http://wlrn.org/post/here-are-9-knight-arts-challenge-finalists-you-should-know-about <p>Through the Knight Arts Challenge Miami, the Knight Foundation is one of the primary sources of funding for South Florida arts. The only rule a project must meet to qualify for the grant is that it be about art, benefit South Florida, and that it be matched in funding.</p> Tue, 06 May 2014 15:02:50 +0000 Rob Goyanes 31890 at http://wlrn.org Here Are 9 Knight Arts Challenge Finalists You Should Know About Nora Chipaumire To Perform Excerpt Tonight Of “Rite Riot” At MDC Live Arts http://wlrn.org/post/nora-chipaumire-perform-excerpt-tonight-rite-riot-mdc-live-arts <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For the past month, dance artist and creator Nora </span>Chipaumire<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has led a group of Miami-based dancers, choreographers, performance artists and educators for the inaugural MDC Live Arts Lab, a Knight Arts </span>Challenge Grantee<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The goal of the MDC Live Arts Lab intensive is to bring nationally and internationally renowned artists like </span>Chipaumire<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to Miami for the benefit of Miami artists.</span></p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 20:26:59 +0000 Neil de la Flor 16414 at http://wlrn.org Nora Chipaumire To Perform Excerpt Tonight Of “Rite Riot” At MDC Live Arts Live Arts Lab Seeks To Help Mid-Career Artists Advance http://wlrn.org/post/live-arts-lab-seeks-help-mid-career-artists-advance <p></p> Wed, 29 May 2013 12:25:00 +0000 Neil de la Flor 14357 at http://wlrn.org Live Arts Lab Seeks To Help Mid-Career Artists Advance Miami Herald Honors Students With Silver Knight Awards http://wlrn.org/post/miami-herald-honors-students-silver-knight-awards <p><span style="color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; text-align: left; ">Many of this year’s Miami Herald Silver Knight winners are well-acquainted with adversity — through their own families’ personal heartaches or the struggles of those living halfway around the world.</span></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 16:12:09 +0000 Michael Vasquez 14539 at http://wlrn.org Miami Herald Honors Students With Silver Knight Awards What Happens When A Knight Grant Runs Out? Sweat Records Turns To The Web http://wlrn.org/post/what-happens-when-knight-grant-runs-out-sweat-records-turns-web <p><a href="http://wlrn.org/post/got-creative-cultural-idea-make-miami-better-knight-foundation-wants-give-you-money" target="_blank">With the Knight Foundation officially taking applications for this round of its Knight Arts Challenge grant</a>, buzz about the program is heavy in Miami's artistic circles. <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/got-creative-cultural-idea-make-miami-better-knight-foundation-wants-give-you-money" target="_blank">As we pointed out the week applications opened</a>, no project is necessarily too small or strange, and the foundation funds projects from funky to formal. Thu, 21 Feb 2013 16:05:06 +0000 Arielle Castillo 9643 at http://wlrn.org What Happens When A Knight Grant Runs Out? Sweat Records Turns To The Web