It's been 30 years since the independent bookstore,¬†Books & Books, first opened its doors in Coral Gables, and this week, they're celebrating. ¬†
Today there are stores throughout the region and beyond. There are three South Florida stores, as well as outposts at the Miami International Airport and the Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale, ¬†and stores in Grand Cayman and Westhampton Beach, New York, too.
The Florida Grand Opera has gone digital for National Opera Week.
The week celebrates the vibrance and culture of the art form in America today.¬† But as the FGO's approach to participating in the week illustrates, there is a marked difference in how they are working to reach new audiences, as compared to the past.
Originally published on Tue November 12, 2013 7:07 pm
If you've ever found yourself anxiously wondering where a hurricane might make landfall, then you're probably familiar with "spaghetti charts" ‚ÄĒ the intertwined web of possible storm tracks put out by many forecasters.
Those lines represent hundreds of millions of observations from satellites, aircraft, balloons and buoys, all crunched from complex forecasting equations on some of the world's most powerful computers.
10/26/12 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat, we‚Äôll talk with the new Broward County Arts Teacher of the Year. ¬†We‚Äôll also find out about a new, five year commitment that brings the Miami-Nice Jazz Festival to downtown Miami‚Äôs Olympia Theatre this weekend. Judith Bishop interviews Lissette Mendez, a co-producer of the 29th Annual Miami Book Fair International. Bill Nix delivers our arts calendar featuring enticing events in Palm Beach County. Catch the conversation and information ¬†Friday on South Florida Arts Beat at 1:00pm.
The endless election season is enough to turn anyone cynical about politics. But for a group of female South Dade migrant workers, the idea of democracy is still a wonder.
They've been exploring it at a dance workshop sponsored by Miami-Dade College and the South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center. It‚Äôs part of the ‚ÄúAre We Democracy‚ÄĚ workshop in Cutler Bay. The program was created by the New York dance troupe Urban Bush Women. The idea is to make democracy personal and concrete for everyone.
Premiering November 14 at 8:00pm on WLRN channel 17
Rising Tide: A Story of Miami Artists is a documentary about seven young exceptionally talented visual artists who live and work in Miami, a city that is in the middle of a cultural explosion. The program takes viewers inside the working worlds of these uniquely creative people, at the same time giving insight into the history and trajectory of Miami‚Äôs own recent creative development.