Since it opened in 1987, downtown Miami's elite New World School of the Arts has churned out generations of top local artists, from visual geniuses like Hernan Bas to Emmy-winning choreographers like Mia Michaels to playwrights like Tarell Alvin McCraney.For up-and-coming musical theater stars, the ... More >>
It's only June, but it's already been a banner year for the filmmakers at Borscht. Last month, they showed a short film at Cannes -- Day N Night Out, written by Tarell Alvin McCraney and directed by Lucas Leyva. And one of their films won second place at a contest at this year's Tribeca Film ... More >>
Back in February, we awarded the Borscht Film Festival a Mastermind genius grant of $1,000. We're happy to announce the money was put to good use. Lucas Leyva, minister of the interior for Borscht, reports that the cash helped them pay the costs to get two CCCV shorts submitted to Cannes 2010. (The ... More >>
Sweat Records announced the winners of their "Make A Rachel Goodrich Video and Win $500" contest this past Saturday night, which was followed by an in-store performance by the local superstar folk diva. (Read Crossfade's recap of the event here.)In my humble opinion, Lucas Leyva's entry, above, shou ... More >>
Yesterday's list on pop culture showcased how the mass media and the world see Miami, but today's list of cultural moments of the decade focuses on the artistic forces that help Miami see the world. Few cities on any map saw such a dramatic growth spurt in culture in this decade, so let's take a loo ... More >>
Miami Light Project puts on a helluva show.