Mia Leonin

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  • 11 years ago | Stage

    A Picasso: Reviewed in this issue. Through May 2. Coconut Grove Playhouse, 3500 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove. 305-442-4000. Flyin' West: Set in 1898, Flyin' West follows three black sisters who've left the South and struck out on their own, settling i...

  • 11 years ago | Stage

    Flyin' West: Set in 1898, Flyin' West follows three black sisters who've left the South and struck out on their own, settling in Nicodemus, Kansas. The hardships of freedom and independence are compounded by their struggle to protect themselves fr...

  • 11 years ago | Stage

    Poet Louise Bogan writes, "True revolutions in Art restore more than they destroy." The same could be said for the theater of ideas. Thomas Gibbons's most recent stage examination of the great American race divide, Permanent Collection, promises t...

  • 12 years ago | Stage

    The beginning of Bill Yule and Barry Ball's The Boys of Mariel is evocative. Pedro (played by Ricky J. Martinez), a dancer who's been kicked out of the National Ballet of Cuba, stands center stage in tight jeans and a muscle shirt. He gyrates his ...

  • 12 years ago

    Two years ago when vocalist Lila Downs performed for 430 people at ArtSouth Sanctuary in Homestead, who could have guessed that she'd soon be singing with Brazilian legend Caetano Veloso before a televised audience of millions at the 2003 Academy ...

  • 12 years ago | Stage

    The Design District's striking yet desolate Buena Vista building is the perfect site for Cuban director and playwright Victor Varela's first Miami-based creation, Nonato en Utero, a disturbing piece of Spanish-language theater that explores clonin...