Be Heard – Creating, Recording and Exploiting Your Music 2/12/15

Be Heard – Creating, Recording and Exploiting Your Music
Thursday, February 12th, 6pm
beheardBall and Chain
1513 SW 8th street
Little Havana, Miami, FL
Complimentary Admission

The second music event from the Miami-Dade County Film and Entertainment Advisory Board is coming. The event will be a panel on recording music and the state of the industry with the heads and CEO’s of some of the biggest labels and studios, producers, engineers, musicians and more, with a special live music performance by one of Miami’s best. It will cover:

-Home studio vs major studio.
-What are labels looking for from an artist today?
-Should records be radio ready and the state of the industry?

-Steve Gibb- Guitarist/Vocalist for Barry Gibb, formerly of Black Label Society, Crowbar and Kingdom of Sorrow
-Ted Lucas- CEO of Slip and Slide Records
-Matt Knoble- Engineer/Producer, Lenny Kravitz
-Nir Seroussi- President of Sony Latin America

Live performance by Feneiva, one of the New Times top ten of all time from Miami.
Happy Hour and networking from 6-7 Panel at 7 Performance after

If you’re a musician, know a musician or do anything in the entertainment industry really, this will be a great one, so we hope to see you there!

Marketing Muscle 2/24/15

Marketing Muscle
Tuesday, 02/24/2015 – 09:00 am – 12:00 pm
Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd.,
Miami, Florida 33131
Webpage Link
Cost: $35

This workshop will explore three essential components of the marketing process: consumer, content and strategic planning. Hear from keynote experts on targeting your audience, effectively telling your story and leveraging compelling content to your advantage. Speakers: Manny Machado, MGS Communication and Rayna Davis, New World Symphony. Facilitator: Brenda Glynn, Florida Grand Opera.

Knight Arts Challenge Community Q&As 2/2/15 – 2/6/15

Knight Arts Challenge Community Q&As
kac-south-florida-eblastMonday, February 2, 7 p.m.
ArtSouth, South Miami Community Center
5800 SW 66 St.
South Miami, FL

Tuesday, , February 3, 7 p.m.
The Projects at FATVillage
523 NW First Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Wednesday, , February 4, 7 p.m.
1035 N. Miami Ave., No. 300
Downtown Miami, FL

Thursday, February 5, 7 p.m.
African Heritage Cultural Arts Center
6161 NW 22nd Ave.
Miami, FL

Friday, , February 6, 11 a.m.
Custom House Museum
281 Front St.
Key West, FL
park at the Westin

The Community Q&As will be cohosted by ArtSouth, city of South Miami, African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, Key West Art and Historical Society, the Westin Key West Resort & Marina, Florida Keys Council of the Arts, Cannonball, FatVillage and Broward Cultural Division.

Beginning Jan. 26, South Floridians can apply for the Knight Arts Challenge, which funds the best ideas for bringing the community together through the arts. The deadline for the challenge, a project of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, is Feb. 23. More here.

I Heart Fashion I Heart Kids 2/7/15

I Heart Fashion I Heart Kids
Saturday, 02/07/2015 – 09:00 am – 04:00 pm
IMG_20150109_135221Miami Airport Convention Center
777 NW 72nd Ave,
Miami, Florida 33126
Webpage Link

I Heart Fashion I Heart Kids is a non-profit organization that hosts a fashion show to teach children self-confidence along with teaching them entrepreneurship and anti-bullying through workshops and activities. I Heart Fashion I Heart Kids is an event for children of all ages.

Photographs of Artist Talk with Jason Aponte at Cafeina Wynwood Lounge on 1/15/15

Artist Talk with Jason Aponte at Cafeina Wynwood Lounge on Thursday, January 15, 2105.   Bakehouse resident artist, Jason Aponte gave an artist talk and was moderated by curator Ananda DeMello. He was speaking about his current exhibition on view, “Through the Looking Glass”, his painterly style and the erotic and cinematic iconography appearing throughout his works.

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Penelope Umbrico Lecture 1/28/15

Penelope Umbrico Lecture
Wednesday, 01/28/2015 – 07:30 pm –
umbrico_Installation_SunsFromFlickr_-CROP-AKGirls Club
117 Northeast 2nd Street,
Ft Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

Penelope Umbrico is a photo-based artist whose work explores the ever-increasing production and consumption of photographs on the web. Umbrico has exhibited nationally and internationally and her work is in the permanent collections of the Guggenheim Museum; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY; Museum of Modern Art, NY; Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, among others. She is the recipient of numerous awards including a recent Guggenheim Fellowship, and a Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship. Aperture published her monograph, “Penelope Umbrico (photographs)”, 2011 and Range, 2014. Out of Order, 2014, was published by RVB Paris. She is represented by Mark Moore Gallery in the US and XPO Gallery in Paris.

Photographs of Behind the Walls at Filling Station Lofts on 1/15/15

Behind the Walls at Filling Station Lofts on January 15, 2105. Arts + Entertainment District, Mixed Media Collective, Artist Daniel “Krave” Fila hosted an wonderful evening of conversations with Miami’s art community in conjunction with the unveiling of the Filling Station Project. There was an amaxing panel of local artists, gallery owners, editors, photographers + leading art-community activists that engaged in discussions about the Miami art scene.

The panelists included:  Daniel “Krave” Fila, Jose Mertz, Raymond “gems” Adrian, Ruben Ubiera, 2Alas, Luis Valle, Robert William De Los Rios of, Caitlin Granfield, Danna Bitton of Danna B. Interiors and moderated by Jose Duran of the Miami New Times.

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