South Florida Arts Beat

Every Friday at 1:00 PM on 91.3 WLRN-HD1
  • Hosted by
  • Local Anchor Online Producer: Paul Leary

At the helm of  WLRN's South Florida Arts Beat program is host, Ed Bell. Along with a team of equally knowledgeable and creative contributors, he brings his world of experience in the arts to the fore, and lets us know what's out there for us to see, hear and enjoy.  From probing interviews with artists to lively discussions with curators and impresarios, to unique live music performances, you'll be up to speed on the arts with Ed Bell and South Florida Arts Beat on 91.3 WLRN-HD1. .

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03/06/15 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat you can enjoy another live studio performance. The Latin-Funk-Fusion band, Electric Piquete will perform their original compositions and give us a musical “exclusive” featuring their latest unreleased creation. They’ve won the “Best Latin Band” award from Miami New Times, so please tune in to catch their infectious groove Friday on South Florida Arts Beat at 1:00pm. www.electricpiquete.com www.twitter.com/ElectricPiquete

02/27/15 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat , classical contributor, Charles Greenfield speaks with Chair and Co-Executive Director of the 9 th Annual Festival of the Arts Boca , Charlie Siemon. Paul Leary interviews award-winning actor and vocalist, Betty Buckley , who will perform this weekend at The Colony Theater on Lincoln Road. Film critic, Dan Hudak , previews the 32 nd Annual Miami International Film Festival with Executive Director, Jaie LaPlante. Chef Norman Van Aken serves up A...

02/20/15 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat , Co-producer, Kyle Barnhart, shares his excitement about the numerous events at The Virginia Key Grassroots Festival of Music, Art and Dance. Contributor Charles Greenfield previews upcoming concerts from The Master Chorale of South Florida with Artistic Director, Brett Karlin. Music Director Darryl Archibald talks about Motown: The Musical coming to the Broward Center . Chef Norman Van Aken whips up A Word On Food and our Broward arts calendar...

02/13/15 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat you can enjoy another studio performance. We’re honored to present The Brenda Alford Jazz Band featuring tunes from the Great American Songbook and originals. Accompanying Ms. Alford on sax is South Florida’s great Jazzman, Jesse Jones, Jr. Catch Jazz and Blues at its finest with The Brenda Alford Jazz Band Friday on South Florida Arts Beat at 1:00pm. More photos at Facebook.com/SouthFloridaArtsBeat

02/06/15 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat , Founder Lee Schrager shares his excitement about the 14 th Annual South Beach Wine and Food Festival. Judith Bishop speaks with Founder and Artistic Director, Stephanie Ansin , about the Miami Theater Center’s latest presentation, The Seven Year Itch . Film critic, Dan Hudak , delivers his sage Oscar predictions. Chef Norman Van Aken cooks up A Word On Food and our Miami-Dade arts calendar features Deborah Margol . Catch the arts conversation...

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01/30/15 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat , Jazz pianist and educator, Jim Gasior, tells us about the not-for-profit, Miami Jazz Co-op ’s performances and rent parties featuring South Florida’s finest talent. Viga Gewert, Chopin Foundation’s Executive Director for the U.S., shares her excitement about the 9 th Annual National Chopin Piano Competition and its many local events. Christine Rupp, Director of the Coral Gables Museum , runs down their extensive, exciting educational events...

01/23/15 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat , you can enjoy another studio performance. Latin Jazz Bebopper, Orlando Sanchez , brings his terrific band into our studios to burn up the airwaves. This multi-instrumentalist (piano, saxophone, clarinet), founder of the Jazz Plaza Festival, director, composer and arranger with more than 30 years of artistic experience, displays virtuosity and creates a passionate and energized brand of Jazz. Catch the fire of Orlando Sanchez and his band on...

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01/16/15 - On the next South Florida Arts Beat , documentarian, Mark Moormann, brings us the details about his upcoming film, The Record Man , about how Henry Stone exported the music of Miami to the world. Film critic, Dan Hudak , previews the Southern Circuit Film Tour and their feature film, The New Black . Chef Norman Van Aken delivers A Word On Food and our Palm Beach arts calendar features Marilyn Bauer. Catch the arts conversation and information every Friday on South Florida Arts Beat...

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01/09/15 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat , Amanda Bush brings us the exciting details about the 38 th Annual Art Deco Weekend on Miami Beach. Charles Greenfield talks with Artistic Director, Lourdes Lopez, about the Miami City Ballet’s 2015 enchanting season events. Film critic, Dan Hudak , previews the 25 th Donald Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival. Chef Norman Van Aken presents A Word On Food and our Miami-Dade arts calendar features Deborah Margol. Catch the arts conversation...

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01/02/15 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat , film critic, Dan Hudak , previews the Miami Jewish Film Festival with director Igor Shteyrenberg. Classical contributor, Charles Greenfield talks with Julian Kreeger about the Friends of Chamber Music of Miami ’s upcoming concerts through April. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden has a new art center and Dale Chihuly exhibition . Nannette Zapata brings us the exciting details. Chef Norman Van Aken serves up A Word On Food and our Broward arts...

2nd Annual Miami Beach Jazz Festival "Living Legends of Jazz" from Miami Beach Jazz on Vimeo . 12/26/14 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat , founder and producer, Carmen Cartiglia, describes the 2 nd Miami Beach Jazz Festival presenting Living Legends of Jazz at the New World Center for the Arts on January 10 th . Film critic, Dan Hudak , lists his top ten picks for the year. Restaurateur, Bobby Stokey, talks about the exciting Uncorked: Key Largo and Islamorada Food and Wine Festival...

12/19/14 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat , Alana Perez, Director of Pinecrest Gardens , talks about their exciting cultural arts park events from their Jazz and Classical series to theater, visual arts program and their Airie residency program and much more. Coconut Grove’s annual satirical parade, The King Mango Strut , gets under way Sunday, Dec. 28 th . Co-producer Deborah Crisp reveals the fun. Chef Norman Van Aken cooks up A Word On Food and our Palm Beach arts calendar features...

12/12/14 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat , founder and Executive Director, Naomi Wilzig, talks about W.E.A.M, Miami Beach’ s most engaging and adult museum and its upcoming exhibitions. General Director, Susan Danis, voices her support for the Florida Grand Opera and shares her excitement about their future presentations. Chef Norman Van Aken delivers A Word On Food and our arts calendar features Jody Horne-Leshinsky, Assistant Director of the Broward Cultural Division . Catch the arts...

12/05/14 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat , you can enjoy another live performance from our Miami studios. Jazz legend, Ira Sullivan, brings his Inter-Outer Continental Jazz Quintet to our WLRN Studio A to perform Jazz standards with his group of professional musicians. Please tune in Friday to hear the Jazz excitement of Ira Sullivan on South Florida Arts Beat at 1:00pm.

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11/27/14 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat , Judith Bishop speaks with Bob Goodman about the artistic tidal wave that is Art Basel/Miami Beach . Patti Ragan describes her non-profit Center For Great Apes and its fundraiser in Wynwood next week. Bob Weinberg reviews Iko Iko’s new CD, “Bullets In The Bonfire, Vol. 1.” Chef Norman Van Aken cooks up A Word On Food and our Miami-Dade arts calendar features Deborah Margol. Catch the conversation and information every Friday on South Florida...

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