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

Posted by on Mar 17, 2020 in Home-Slider, 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 Home-Slider, 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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Film Director Maria Giese Leads the Battle for Gender Equality in the Film Industry

Posted by on Mar 3, 2020 in Home-Slider, Interviews, Performing Arts | Comments Off on Film Director Maria Giese Leads the Battle for Gender Equality in the Film Industry

Film Director Maria Giese Leads the Battle for Gender Equality in the Film Industry

In 2015, after four years of activism in the Directors Guild of America, MARIA GIESE became the person who instigated the biggest industry-wide Federal investigation for women directors in Hollywood history. She is now the subject of a feature-length documentary “This Changes Everything,” which includes commentary by Geena Davis, Meryl Streep, Reese Witherspoon, Natalie Portman, and many others.

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Movie Talk with Jaie Laplante — Executive Director of Miami International Film Festival

Posted by on Mar 2, 2020 in Interviews, Performing Arts | Comments Off on Movie Talk with Jaie Laplante — Executive Director of Miami International Film Festival

Movie Talk with Jaie Laplante — Executive Director of Miami International Film Festival

THE 2020 MIAMI FILM FESTIVAL BEGINS ON MARCH 6th.
JAIE LAPLANTE is the Executive Director of Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Miami International Film Festival.

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Katja Esson: Filmmaker

Posted by on Mar 1, 2020 in Home-Slider, Interviews, Performing Arts | Comments Off on Katja Esson: Filmmaker

Katja Esson:  Filmmaker

KATJA ESSON is an Academy Award® nominated filmmaker based in Miami and Havana who mixes documentary and narrative genres.

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Four Wives Share Louis Armstrong’s Story in ‘A Wonderful World’

Posted by on Feb 28, 2020 in Articles, Performing Arts | Comments Off on Four Wives Share Louis Armstrong’s Story in ‘A Wonderful World’

Four Wives Share Louis Armstrong’s Story in ‘A Wonderful World’

If you’re a person of a certain age, a lover of jazz, a fan of outsized personalities, you’re probably familiar with the late LOUIS ARMSTRONG.

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Pat Mitchell: Lifelong Advocate for Women in Media

Posted by on Feb 26, 2020 in Interviews, Performing Arts | Comments Off on Pat Mitchell: Lifelong Advocate for Women in Media

Pat Mitchell: Lifelong Advocate for Women in Media

PAT MITCHELL is a lifelong advocate for women and girls. At every step of her career, Mitchell has broken new ground for women, leveraging the power of media as a journalist, an Emmy award-winning and Oscar-nominated producer to tell women’s stories and increase the representation of women onscreen and off.

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The Historic Hampton House: Most Important Nexus in African American History

Posted by on Feb 23, 2020 in Interviews, Performing Arts, Videos, Videos: 2016 | Comments Off on The Historic Hampton House: Most Important Nexus in African American History

The Historic Hampton House: Most Important Nexus in African American History

In the 1950s and ’60s, when Miami Beach was still segregated and African-Americans were not allowed to sleep there, the Hampton House Motel was an oasis for African-American leaders, activists, performers, and professional athletes, including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Sammy Davis Jr., Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Malcolm X, and Muhammad Ali.

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“Miami Motel Stories” Comes to North Beach

Posted by on Feb 22, 2020 in Performing Arts, Reviews | Comments Off on “Miami Motel Stories” Comes to North Beach

“Miami Motel Stories” Comes to North Beach

Beginning with “Miami Motel Stories: Little Havana” in 2017, Juggerknot Theatre Co. has continued to create immersive theater in an idiosyncratic, widely embraced way.

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