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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.

Nov
15
Posted by Josie Gulliksen
It was a packed house recently when the internationally renowned experimental composer and performance artist Laurie Anderson spoke at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at FIU. Anderson spoke as part of the Steven & Dorothea Green Critics’ Lecture Series. The room broke out in rousing applause as Anderson, with her hair in a small bun atop her head and dressed in loose fighti ..
Nov
15
Posted by Josie Gulliksen
By Lisa Palley, Palley Promotes “For this year’s children and young adult program, Generation Genius, we’ve focused on bringing more of the best children's and YA lit, emphasizing reading and discovering new authors,” said Nicole Swift, program manager for children/YA for 2016 Miami Book Fair. “When a child or teen sees an author present their books, it empowers them to write more, engages ..
Nov
08
Posted by Josie Gulliksen
By Lisa Palley, Palley Promotes I’ve always loved the idea of poems and poetry; how cool did I feel in my solipsistic 20s holding a book of poems by W.S. Merwin on the train from Washington, D.C. for a weekend of New York Cities in the 80s. I loved when people looked at me, thinking how smart I must be. I love the theater, and that is what I liked about poetry. I love the sound of words ..
Nov
02
Posted by Josie Gulliksen
The worlds of technology and the arts converged under one roof at Miami-Dade College Wolfson Campus during the Breakfast with the Arts & Technology. The morning was part of the sixth edition of the two-day MIA Animation Conference & Festival (http://www.miaanimation.com/). After grabbing a plate from the buffet breakfast, attendees settled in to listen to a panel of leaders from M ..
Oct
28
Posted by Josie Gulliksen
Back in 2007 Steven Krams, president and executive director of Coral Gables Art Cinema, had a vision to bring independent cinema to Coral Gables. It was that year he entered into a private-public partnership between the City of Coral Gables and the non-profit Coral Gables Cinematheque. Three years later on Oct. 5, 2010, Coral Gables Cinema opened its doors thanks to the hard work from the  ..
Oct
28
Posted by Josie Gulliksen
By Lisa Palley, Palley Promotes Lovers of books: be it memoir or biography, suspense, thrillers or romance, fiction or nonfiction, graphic novels or comic books, know that the year culminates with Miami Book Fair. Over 600 authors will come from all over the world to gather together at MDC’s Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami for the 33rd edition of the nation’s oldest and largest gather ..
Oct
18
Posted by Josie Gulliksen
By Lisa Palley, Palley Promotes Listening to an author talk about their process is an honor, as well as listening to them talk about why they do what they do, and what it means to them. “We’re interested in why they wanted to be a writer, their writing life, what they are interested in,” said Brickell Avenue Literary Society Board member Leila Kight, “You can hear authors read from thei ..
Oct
12
Posted by Josie Gulliksen
By Lisa Palley, Palley Promotes Sucking a poetry pop, munching down on a poetry sandwich, encountering a poem in thevEverglades, looking up to the sky and seeing a poem, listening to a poem from the dais of the Miami City Commission, Miami-Dade County School Board or from the federal court bench...these are just some of the ways O, Miami engages our community with a poem. The O, Mia ..
Oct
11
Posted by Josie Gulliksen
The inspiration to become involved in theater came early for Stephanie Ansin, founder and artistic director of Miami Theater Center in Miami Shores. As a graduate student at Columbia University working toward her MFA in Theater Directing, one of her assignments was to design a theater company The class was taught by Barry Grove, executive producer of the Manhattan Theatre Club and for the ..
Sep
29
Posted by Josie Gulliksen
O Cinema co-founder Kareem Tabsch let the audience at a recent Creative Mornings event into his quirky world of film and filmmaking. Attendees sat transfixed as he presented a talk on the MAGIC of cinema and film. A Miami native, Tabsch was raised in Carol City (now known as the City of Miami Gardens) and was more than eager to leave Miami to pursue his dreams. He felt there wasn’t much go ..