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Remembering Gail Sheehy – Author & Journalist

Posted by on Jun 22, 2020 in Literary Arts, Videos, Videos: 2016 | Comments Off on Remembering Gail Sheehy – Author & Journalist

Remembering Gail Sheehy – Author & Journalist

GAIL SHEEHY (1937-2020) was an iconic author, journalist, and lecturer. Sheehy is the author of seventeen books, including Passages (1976), named by the Library of Congress as one of the ten most influential books of our times. She has written biographies and character studies of major twentieth-century leaders, including Hillary Clinton, George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev.

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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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Orlando Jacinto Garcia: Contemporary Classical Composer, Conductor, Educator

Posted by on Jul 31, 2019 in Performing Arts, Videos, Videos: 2016 | Comments Off on Orlando Jacinto Garcia: Contemporary Classical Composer, Conductor, Educator

Orlando Jacinto Garcia: Contemporary Classical Composer, Conductor, Educator

Through 200 works composed for a wide range of performance genres ORLANDO JACINTO GARCÍA has established himself as an important figure in the new music world.

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Marcela Sardi & Michael Rubin: Immersive Design & Architecture

Posted by on Jul 30, 2019 in Videos, Videos: 2016, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Marcela Sardi & Michael Rubin: Immersive Design & Architecture

Marcela Sardi & Michael Rubin:  Immersive Design & Architecture

Architect MARCELA SARDI is a designer and producer of environmental multi-media systems and immersive, experiential settings. Architect MICHAEL RUBIN has been involved in the conceptualization and execution of destination developments and place branding for over 30 years.

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AnaMaria Correa: Building Bridges from NYC to MCB

Posted by on Jul 2, 2019 in Performing Arts, Videos, Videos: 2016 | Comments Off on AnaMaria Correa: Building Bridges from NYC to MCB

AnaMaria Correa:  Building Bridges from NYC to MCB

AnaMaria Correa is Miami City Ballet’s senior director of community engagement.

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Jane Leavy: Author of the 3 Best Baseball Biographies — Sandy, Mickey, & Babe

Posted by on May 29, 2019 in Literary Arts, Videos, Videos: 2016 | Comments Off on Jane Leavy: Author of the 3 Best Baseball Biographies — Sandy, Mickey, & Babe

Jane Leavy:  Author of the 3 Best Baseball Biographies — Sandy, Mickey, & Babe

JANE LEAVY is the award-winning author of the New York Times bestsellers ‘The Big Fella, Babe Ruth and the World He Created;’ ‘The Last Boy, Mickey Mantle and the End of America’s Childhood;’ ‘Sandy Koufax, A Lefty’s Legacy;’ and the comic novel ‘Squeeze Play,’ which Entertainment Weekly called “the best novel ever written about baseball.”

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Bob Mankoff: From The New Yorker to Esquire & Beyond

Posted by on May 15, 2019 in Videos, Videos: 2016, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Bob Mankoff: From The New Yorker to Esquire & Beyond

Bob Mankoff:  From The New Yorker to Esquire & Beyond

BOB MANKOFF (b. 1944) is a cartoonist, editor, and author. After making cartoons for “The New Yorker” magazine for 20 years, Mankoff became the magazine’s cartoon editor, succeeding Lee Lorenz. Mankoff held the position from 1997 to 2017.

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Elisa Turner: Art Critic

Posted by on May 14, 2019 in Videos, Videos: 2016, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Elisa Turner: Art Critic

Elisa Turner:  Art Critic

ELISA TURNER is an award-winning art critic and art journalist. She is a member of the International Association of Art Critics, U.S. Section, and ArtTable, a national organization for women in visual arts professions. Her art writing has appeared in ARTnews, Miami Herald,  Artburstmiami, Art+Auction, Arte Al Dia, Art Circuits, Delicious Line, Hamptons Art Hub, Inspicio, Miami Rail and other publications.

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A Discussion with Billy Collins, 2x U.S. Poet Laureate

Posted by on Apr 16, 2019 in Literary Arts, Videos, Videos: 2016 | Comments Off on A Discussion with Billy Collins, 2x U.S. Poet Laureate

A Discussion with Billy Collins,  2x U.S. Poet Laureate

Dubbed “the most popular poet in America” by Bruce Weber in the New York Times, BILLY COLLINS is famous for conversational, witty poems that welcome readers with humor but often slip into quirky, tender or profound observation on the everyday, reading and writing, and poetry itself.

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Poet P. Scott Cunningham
and the O, Miami Poetry Festival

Posted by on Mar 29, 2019 in Literary Arts, Videos, Videos: 2016 | Comments Off on Poet P. Scott Cunningham
and the O, Miami Poetry Festival

Poet P. Scott Cunninghamand the O, Miami Poetry Festival

SCOTT CUNNINGHAM is a poet, translator, essayist, and community organizer originally from Boca Raton, FL. He is the author of Ya Te Veo (University of Arkansas Press, 2018), selected by Billy Collins for the Miller Williams Poetry Series. His work has appeared in The Awl, Harvard Review, POETRY, A Public Space, The Rumpus, Tupelo Quarterly, Monocle, RHINO, The Guardian, PANK, Electric Literature, and others. His translations of Alejandra Pizarnik, César Vallejo, and Frank Báez have appeared in Omniglots, H.O.W. Journal, Waxwing, and The Miami Rail. And he is the founder and director of O, Miami, a non-profit organization that celebrates Miami, FL through the lens of poetry.

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