Miami Light Project

Knight Foundation Arts Partnership Grant. December 2008.  Miami Light Project. Miami Art NewsMiami Light Project was awarded a $200,000 Knight Foundation Arts Partnership Grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, as one of the 31 inaugural grant recipients of the$40 million effort to transform the South Florida arts.

To be paid out over a four year period, this grant will allow the organization to present more original, locally-produced performance art by expanding their Here & Now program, which presents bold, local and original performance. In addition, Miami Light Project will establish an annual residency and retreat program for the commissioned artists.

"For over twenty years, Miami Light Project has been transforming Miami's cultural landscape through the presentation of innovative and provocative contemporary performances – both from our local and emerging artists and from renowned icons from around the world,” Chairman of the Board of Directors for Miami Light Project, Marlon A. Hill, says about the grant. "We are honored to partner with the Knight Foundation in nurturing our diverse and emerging artists and shaping the future of Miami's social and cultural fabric with bright and bold programs."

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Free Screening. September 20th, 2008. 12:00 p.m.  Miami Light Project. Miami Art NewsAs part of the annual Filmmakers Workshop Series, Miami Light Project presents a free film screening of Southern Comfort, a film by Kate Davis. (more…)

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Free Filmmakers Workshop. From Aug 20th through Sep 30th, 2008.  Miami Light Project. Miami Art NewsThrough workshops, film screenings, and panel discussions with industry leaders, Miami Light Project’s Filmmakers Workshop program provides hands on professional development opportunities for emerging South Florida filmmakers to hone their craft. (more…)

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Independent Artists Award. June 2008.Miami Light Project. Miami Art NewsMiami Light Project and the Ford Foundation Future Aesthetics Cohort announce the awarding of over $50,000 to twenty independent artists across the United States and Puerto Rico. The Future Aesthetics Artist Regrant Program (FAAR), is a first of its kind initiative designed to give direct monetary support to emerging Future Aesthetics Artists – a new generation of artists working along the fringes, pushing the boundaries artistically, socially, and politically in literature, dance, music, theater and media arts. FAAR is funded by the Ford Foundation. (more…)

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P.A.T.H. Hip Hop Camp for Teens. Summer 2008.Miami Light Project. Miami Art NewsThis summer, Miami Light Project will partner up with several top Hip Hop artists in Miami to present a four-week summer camp for teens. P.A.T.H. (Preserving, Archiving and Teaching Hip-Hop) is a program designed to increase awareness of the breadth and richness of Hip Hop culture and to bring together young people from 14 to 18 years old, of diverse backgrounds to participate in 5 content areas. (more…)

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Kristina Wong. January 16th, 2008. 8:00 p.m.

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As part of the South Beach Comedy Festival, Miami Light Project presents the Florida premiere of the social commentary of Kristina Wong on Wednesday, January 16th, 2008 at the Colony Theater on Lincoln Road.                                                    (more…)

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