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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 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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Katja Esson: Filmmaker

Posted by on Mar 3, 2020 in 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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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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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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Paul Lehr & GroundUP Music

Posted by on Feb 12, 2020 in Interviews, Performing Arts | Comments Off on Paul Lehr & GroundUP Music

Paul Lehr & GroundUP Music

PAUL LEHR serves as the CEO of GroundUP Music which includes on its roster three-time Grammy Award-winning Snarky Puppy, two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame legend David Crosby, and 20 other global artists.

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Miami City Ballet + New World Symphony Unite for First Large-Scale Collaboration

Posted by on Jan 28, 2020 in Articles, Performing Arts | Comments Off on Miami City Ballet + New World Symphony Unite for First Large-Scale Collaboration

Miami City Ballet + New World Symphony Unite for First Large-Scale Collaboration

New World Symphony musicians have teamed up with Miami City Ballet dancers for “Stravinsky and Balanchine: A Monumental Collaboration,” to be presented at Miami Beach’s New World Center at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31 and Feb. 1

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City Theatre Presents “The Cake”

Posted by on Dec 8, 2019 in Performing Arts, Reviews | Comments Off on City Theatre Presents “The Cake”

City Theatre Presents “The Cake”

America’s culture wars get an illuminating skirmish in “The Cake,” Bekah Brunstetter’s play about a North Carolina woman named Jen, who returns to her hometown from Brooklyn to plan the traditional wedding of her dreams.

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