Arts Biz Blog

MIAMI DANCES BLOG: Daniel Lewis, Founding ...

Written By Josie Gulliksen

    Miami Dances features insight into traditional and nontraditional dance programs, performers and choreographers that make Miami’s dance scene special. In this post we feature, Daniel Lewis, Founding Dean of the Dance School at New World School of the Arts. He speaks extensively about his history with New World and his legacy there in the interview below. Lewis graduated

Buskerfest Founders win Public Space Chall...

Written By Josie Gulliksen

Wanting to continually bring performers to outdoor spaces throughout Miami, the founders of Buskerfest Miami along with frequent collaborators Emerge Miami have won

YoungArts Winners Return for Transformatio...

Written By Josie Gulliksen

A few minor raindrops fell before and during the outdoor screening of the five short films that made up “Transformations,” part of the Outside the Box series at the YoungArts Campus

Truth Seeker Laurie Anderson Captivates Pa...

Written 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

Superstar Authors Hit the Stages at the Bo...

Written 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 them in reading for pleasure and helps make a connection between themselves and the author, allowing them to imagine themselves capable of becoming a writer, or anything else for that matter.” Don’t leave your kids behind when you go to the 33rd edition of the Miami Book Fair, Nov. 18-20. There is a lot of stuff for them to do there too. Wembly Wordsmith returns to his Author Tent with his tall tale-spinning authors for the elementary/middle grade set, including Ape and Armadillo Take Over the World

Poems and Poetry at 33rd Miami Book Fair

Written 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. That is

​ Arts & Technology Morning Merge at A...

Written 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. After grabbing a plate from the buffet breakfast, attendees settled in to listen to a panel of leaders from Miami’s arts community. Moderator Leigh-Ann Buchanan, executive director of Venture Café Miami, introduced guests Howard Herring,

​Indie Cinema Profile: Meet Coral Gables A...

Written 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

Miami Book Fair Evening With Series 2016

Written 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