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This past weekend, H2Ombre opened in Miami with a literal splash. Developed first for the Arsht Center, and soon to tour internationally, H2Ombre is an immersive multi-media spectacle that brings audiences right in, around, and underneath the action. Light summer fare for everybody, it is fun to watch and easy to like. The Arsht Center team was heavily involved in the realization of H2Ombr..

The 29th season of the International Hispanic Theatre Festival (IHTF) of Miami, which runs from July 10 through 27, showcases leading theater companies from across Latin America, Spain, and the United States. This year, the festival honors Argentina. It also features one Argentina's most celebrated writers and theater companies -- the eponymous Cibrián-Mahler Company, whose play opens t..

In its fifth year of Out in the Tropics -- a performing art series that highlights contemporary GLBT artists and their work in poetry, dance, and theater -- FUNDarte invited back San Francisco-based Sean Dorsey Dance to unveil new work, Uncovered: The Diary Project. Two years ago, Dorsey and company performed the intriguing The Secret History of Love, the untold stories of gay love, from the p..

The past and future of dance met when Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami, under Pedro Pablo Peña’s direction, paid tribute to early 20th-century impresario Serge Diaghilev’s “Ballets Russes,” introducing seven newcomers to our city, young defectors from Ballet Nacional de Cuba lately in the headlines. A guest appearance by San Francisco Ballet star Lorena Feij&oacut..

On a recent afternoon Carlota Pradera and Lazaro Godoy both peered at the empty, black performance space and pondered the narrative of the upcoming show, Bare Bones. Neither would reveal the show’s narrative, as every aspect of the production, from the tree trunks to the natural vines used as props, will project life in its organic form. And the movement will be propelled from a visc..

Rosie Herrera learned young that a show girl is never the star of the show. As a teenager working the cabaret at the Teatro Bellas Artes in Little Havana early aughts, she posed prettily on the side of the stage, jutting out her hip to display her costume, and extending her arms to frame the featured comedian. She never forgot what if felt like to be a piece of sexy scenery. “You ha..

Always with an eye for movement, Momentum Dance Company’s founder and Artistic Director Delma Iles chose to base the company’s latest children’s ballet on Rumpletsiltskin in part because she was intrigued by the movement possibilities that come with spinning straw into gold. Iles also wanted to tap into the idea of wishing as the catalyst for change: “Rumpletsiltskin is..

Here & Now, a Knight Emerging Artists Series produced by Miami Light Project, has showcased local artists’ work since 1998. Each year three to five Miami based artists in various disciplines are supported with the space and time to create, develop, rehearse, produce, and show their work. It is one of those rare islands of creative support that is a crucial and privileged resour..

When it comes to dance, Miami may not have reached its apex yet in ways other cities have, but it has had momentum. As in the Momentum Dance Company, which has spear-headed the vibrant Miami Dance Festival, now entering its 11th year. From Thursday through May 15, a variety of bold and innovative dance works by local companies such as Momentum itself, Ballet Flamenco La Rosa and special guest ..

After months in the making, Karen Peterson and Dancers’ latest work “GRIT” debuts in its entirety this Thursday and Friday at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium. The defining piece touches on the human experience and is intended to showcase the strength of the renowned mixed-abilities company, which is comprised of a host of able-bodied, formally trained dancers and yes, wh..

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Monaco is famous for the Monte Carlo Casino, Grand Prix racing, and its location on the French Riviera. But it also has a globe-trotting boys choir, which returns to Miami at the end of the month. As part of a tour of the East Coast, the Monaco Boys Choir will perform a free concert on July 28, at 7:30 p.m., at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in downtown Miami. “They are the musical amba..

Whether it’s castanets, the polka-dot dresses or the dour faces as dancers stomp their feet, there are certain elements that have always been associated with flamenco dance and music. But flamenco is much more than that. Flamenco is surprisingly rich, complex and varied, especially in a contemporary context. South Florida audiences will have the opportunity to discover as much w..

Many local music presenters take a break during the off-season. But the Coral Gables United Church of Christ starts its Summer Concert Series on June 5. Now in its 29th year, the series features artists who play a variety of styles of jazz and classical music. “The mission of the church is one that’s very much with the arts,” says Mark Hart, executive and artistic directo..

Like most Miami natives, Orchestra Miami music director Elaine Rinaldi has driven by the majestic Scottish Rite Masonic Center building by Lummus Park countless times, but never gone inside. Finally, one of those times it hit her. “I thought: What would be an incentive for me and a lot of other people to go inside?” she asks with a teenage giddiness. “A concert.” Su..

The pressure may be subsiding for Susan Danis and Ramón Tebar. The CEO and music director are now completing the first season that they planned since taking the helm of Florida Grand Opera in 2012. This season proved to be well-balanced, with an adventurous touch, closing with Jules Massenet’s seldom-performed Thaïs. FGO’s current leadership has departed slightly fr..

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Out in the Tropics, el festival celebrado en Miami dedicado a artistas y temática GLBTQ ( las siglas en inglés de Gay, Lesbiana, Bisexual, Transgénero, Queer), en su quinta edición presenta a los poetas Neil de la Flor (de la Flor es también colaborador de Artburst) y Carlos Pintado, la Sean Dorsey Dance Company de San Francisco y el bailaor flamenco Juan Car..

Llevarlo todo a su mínima expresión. Depurar, limpiar, reducir hasta llegar al hueso. Así buscan comunicarse a través de la danza y de la música Carlota Pradera y Lázaro Godoy en su nueva pieza experimental, Bare Bones. Bare Bones, con estreno pautado para el 13 de junio (y en cartelera hasta el 28 del mes) es parte de la serie SandBox que iniciar..

Todo eso que suena a cliché sobre los hispanos -- que si son apasionados, tienen ritmo, y destilan sensualidad -- perfectamente podría aplicarse a los bailarines de Ballet Hispánico. Y no hay nada malo en ello. Por el contrario. Porque sus bailarines sí son apasionados en escena, sobresalen como virtuosos del ritmo, y sus movimientos seducen por lo sensuales qu..

De repente, es como si todo el sur de la Florida hubiera caído bajo el embrujo del flamenco. Ya sea por otra celebración del Flamenco Festival Miami en el Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts (Feb. 27-March 8); el estreno mundial del ballet flamenco Señorita Julia, de Ballet Flamenco La Rosa, en el Koubek Center; o sencillamente un tablao en un restaurante de ..

El cantante, compositor y autor español Santiago Auserón no es la típica estrella de rock. Auserón, de hecho, conoce el lenguaje y los rituales del estrellato de rock: primero como líder y vocalista de Radio Futura – grupo de pop rock que no sólo fue enormemente popular sino influyente en La Movida de la España pos-Franco de los año..

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Artburst is a multi-platform media bureau for the arts in Miami-Dade. We hire seasoned journalists with experience covering the arts to write articles, reviews, previews and features on dance and music performances and events. We will also write feature articles on local artists and arts executives. In addition we produce videos and radio spots.

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