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Dan Gelber: The Fine Art of Being Mayor of Miami Beach

Posted by on Jun 24, 2020 in Home-Slider, Interviews, Performing Arts, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Dan Gelber: The Fine Art of Being Mayor of Miami Beach

Dan Gelber:  The Fine Art of Being Mayor of Miami Beach

Born in Miami Beach, DAN GELBER was raised to believe in public service and the importance of community.

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Remembering Alan Metter – Film Director

Posted by on Jun 10, 2020 in Performing Arts | Comments Off on Remembering Alan Metter – Film Director

Remembering Alan Metter – Film Director

ALAN METTER (1942-2020) was a film director whose most notable credits include “Back to School,” starring Rodney Dangerfield and Sally Kellerman; “Girls Just Want to Have Fun,” starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Helen Hunt; “Working Tra$h,” starring George Carlin and Ben Stiller; and “Moving,” starring Richard Pryor and Randy Quaid.  He also produced and directed the 1983 television special “The Winds of Whoopie” for Steve Martin.

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John Waters: Filmmaker, Screenwriter, Actor, Stand-up Comedian, & Author

Posted by on Jun 5, 2020 in Interviews, Performing Arts | Comments Off on John Waters: Filmmaker, Screenwriter, Actor, Stand-up Comedian, & Author

John Waters: Filmmaker, Screenwriter, Actor, Stand-up Comedian, & Author

JOHN WATERS a filmmaker, writer, actor, and artist, born and raised in Baltimore. Waters rose to prominence in the early 1970s for his transgressive cult films, including Multiple Maniacs (1970), Pink Flamingos (1972), and Female Trouble (1974)

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Astronaut Winston Scott: A Musician in Outer Space

Posted by on May 18, 2020 in Interviews, Performing Arts | Comments Off on Astronaut Winston Scott: A Musician in Outer Space

Astronaut Winston Scott:  A Musician in Outer Space

WINSTON SCOTT is a former NASA astronaut and retired U.S. Navy captain. Scott performed a total of 5 spacewalks on two missions to the International Space Station. Scott grew up in Miami, Florida and is an excellent trumpet player.  As a teenager, he sat in with several major bands and performed at the Hampton House in Brownsville. Today, Scott still plays trumpet and performs with the Winston Scott Cosmic Jazz Ensemble.

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Long Distance Affair

Posted by on May 15, 2020 in Performing Arts, Reviews | Comments Off on Long Distance Affair

Long Distance Affair

The new joint production from Miami’s Juggerknot Theatre Co. and New York’s PopUP Theatrics – available at longdistanceaffair.info from May 23-30 – just happens to be a trailblazing example of a form that theater may utilize more frequently in the future.

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The Influence of Leli Hernandez: How to Amass One Million Followers

Posted by on May 1, 2020 in Interviews, Performing Arts | Comments Off on The Influence of Leli Hernandez: How to Amass One Million Followers

The Influence of Leli Hernandez:  How to Amass One Million  Followers

LELI HERNANDEZ is an American model, actress, and social media personality, who has gained most of her social media following through Instagram and YouTube. She currently has more than one million followers on Instagram

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Nicholas Mariscal: New World Symphony Cellist

Posted by on Apr 14, 2020 in Interviews, Performing Arts | Comments Off on Nicholas Mariscal: New World Symphony Cellist

Nicholas Mariscal: New World Symphony Cellist

Second-year Cello Fellow NICHOLAS MARISCAL  is a recent graduate of the University of Southern California (USC), where he received both his master of music degree and graduate certificate studying with distinguished cellist Ralph Kirshbaum.

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Pianist Marta Brankovich & Composer Fredrick Kaufman Talk “Yin & Yang”

Posted by on Mar 17, 2020 in Interviews, Performing Arts | Comments Off on Pianist Marta Brankovich & Composer Fredrick Kaufman Talk “Yin & Yang”

Pianist Marta Brankovich & Composer Fredrick Kaufman Talk “Yin & Yang”

‘‘As a young pianist born in Serbia, but resident in the United States for the past fifteen years, MARTA BRANKOVICH was steadfastly building an impressive resume as a concert artist when lightning struck and her career took flight. A dress, a movie, an enthusiastic crowd, suddenly she was ‘The Black Swan of Piano’ . . . .”

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Nu Deco Ensemble to Feature Piano Great Robert Glasper at New World Center

Posted by on Mar 10, 2020 in Articles, Performing Arts | Comments Off on Nu Deco Ensemble to Feature Piano Great Robert Glasper at New World Center

Nu Deco Ensemble to Feature Piano Great Robert Glasper at New World Center

For two shows at the NEW WORLD CENTER in Miami Beach, on March 13 and 14, NU DECO ENSEMBLE will team up with Grammy-winning jazz pianist ROBERT GLASPER, who is equally renowned for his virtuosic skill and eclectic taste, putting his mark on a diverse range of styles from jazz, R&B, neo-soul, hip-hop and even experimental rock.

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Jamie Elman: Comedian, Actor, Producer, Director, Co-Creator of “YidLifeCrisis”

Posted by on Mar 8, 2020 in Interviews, Performing Arts | Comments Off on Jamie Elman: Comedian, Actor, Producer, Director, Co-Creator of “YidLifeCrisis”

Jamie Elman: Comedian, Actor, Producer, Director, Co-Creator of “YidLifeCrisis”

JAMIE ELMAN is an actor, writer, director, producer and musician. He has appeared on some of television’s most acclaimed series including Mad Men, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and House M.D. and for three seasons of NBC’s critically lauded drama American Dreams.

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