Knight Arts blog http://wlrn.org en Little Havana Serves As Backdrop For 'UltraVox' Opera http://wlrn.org/post/little-havana-serves-backdrop-ultravox-opera <p>Opera doesn’t always happen in an opera house. Sometimes it happens on Calle Ocho. “UltraVox,” conceived, directed and performed by tenor Santo Martin Cordero and soprano Eloisa M. Ferrer, runs August 2-3 at the intimate SIR Studio on Calle Ocho in Miami’s Little Havana.</p><p>“The artist is an inventive and daring individual who upsets and disturbs, enlightens and seeks a better understanding of the self and the world,” said Cordero. “We weave song, movement and spoken word during this interdisciplinary performance.”</p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 11:50:31 +0000 Neil de la Flor 17838 at http://wlrn.org Little Havana Serves As Backdrop For 'UltraVox' Opera "Sleeping Beauty" Reawakens In Traditional Indian Dance Adaptation http://wlrn.org/post/sleeping-beauty-reawakens-traditional-indian-dance-adaptation <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Nearly everyone knows the story behind the famed children’s fairy tale “Sleeping Beauty,” but an energetic new adaption of the classic story could help promote a new level of cultural understanding. The Rhythms School of Dance will present two performances August </span>31<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and September </span>1<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;that will use the beloved story to help showcase the beauty of traditional Indian classical dance.</span></p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 11:46:37 +0000 Valerie Nahmad Schimel 17085 at http://wlrn.org "Sleeping Beauty" Reawakens In Traditional Indian Dance Adaptation The Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival Draws A Devoted Crowd http://wlrn.org/post/palm-beach-chamber-music-festival-draws-devoted-crowd <p>Although July Fourth usually signals a slowdown in cultural activity as everyone takes a breather to celebrate the holiday, this week actually marks the beginning of one of South Florida’s most durable music festivals.</p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 11:37:00 +0000 Gregory Stepanich 16915 at http://wlrn.org The Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival Draws A Devoted Crowd Linus, Lucy And Blockhead Receive The Museum Treatment http://wlrn.org/post/linus-lucy-and-blockhead-receive-museum-treatment <p></p><p>Not a generation, but a number of generations, grew up under the influence of Charles Schulz and his drawings – those of the&nbsp;<em>Peanuts</em>&nbsp;characters of Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Peppermint Patty, and Lucy. These weren’t average characters in an average comic; they became household names, beloved by kids and adults alike for the 50 years the strip was published. Peanuts continued to live on even after their creator’s death in 2000.</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Anne Tschida 16036 at http://wlrn.org Linus, Lucy And Blockhead Receive The Museum Treatment 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