ArtesMiami President Dr. Aida Levitan announced today, March 29, 2022, that the ArtesMiami Documentary Film Fund application period has been extended till 12 midnight on April 15, 2022.
To apply: amfilmfund.org
The Documentary Film Fund will provide trants to documentary filmmakers of Cuban origin or filmmakers who are producing a documentary on the Cuban diaspora.
Filmmakers Alex Fumero and Kareem Tabsch are coordinating the selection process. Decisions will be made by an panel of expert judges.
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ArtesMiami co-presents Palabra Viva Weekend, virtual events in YouTube Fundación Cuatrogatos
MIAMI (May 20, 2021) -- The Cuatrogatos Foundation is now streaming the fifth edition of its annual event, Palabra Viva Weekend, co-presented by ArtesMiami and the City of Miami. The events are in Spanish.
For children, view the event by clicking on: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agzEAWD2onw&t=3s
Adulta should click on: https://youtu.be/TPDEY3VSFts
As usual, one of the virtual events is aimed at children and another is of interest to adults. For children, Between Songs and Stories features singer and songwriter Rita Rita Ruesga and writer Sergio Andricaín. The adult audience will enjoy a literary recital, De misterios y revelaciones, with the participation of the poets Lizette Espinosa and Carlos Pintado.
The Palabra Viva Weekend 2021 poster reproduces an oil painting on canvas, Fluidity, created by the outstanding visual artist Gloria Lorenzo, whom we thank for the authorization to use her work as an image for this edition of the event. Oscar Fernández-Chuyn produced the graphic design of the promotional materials.
We appreciate the collaboration provided by Zunzun Arts & Education for the production of this event.
For more information, please visit the website of Fundación Cuatrogatos.
Aida Levitan, President of ArtesMiami, announced that the nonprofit organization is supporting the reopening of the Cultural Center of Spain in Miami (CCEMiami) Al Fresco Series of concerts, the reopening of the center after the closing due to the pandemic. The concert series is free and open to the public but First Come First Served.
Mayor Francis Suarez and City Commissioners donated to ArtesMiami so the organization can facilitate free, live and virtual cultlural entertainment to underserved audiences within the city. CCEMiami has been an expert in presenting free performances for publics such as senior citizens and children who might ormally have little access to this quality entertainment.
On April 30th at 8 p.m. De Ida y Vuelta, a group of Spanish and Cuban-American musicians, will perform at CCEMiami. Almudena Cáceres, Sivi de Málaga, Randy Rodríguez and Jesús Rodríguez, will present a who that combines music of their countries of orign, both traditional and contemporary, as well as flamenco and Latin rhythms.
For additional information, click on https://ccemiami.org/en/evento/al-fresco-concierto-a-8-cuerdas/
ArtesMiami, a nonprofit organization, joins the City of Miami and Pinceladas de Arte con Alejandra Cossio in presenting coloratura soprano Eglise Gutierrez and pianist-composer Lazaro Horta April 21st, at 9 p.m., ArtesMiami Facebook Live and Pinceladas de Arte Facebook Live.
Eglise Gutierrez, a Cuban exile soprano who resides in Miami, has performed at the London Royal Opera House and other prestigious opera venues throughout the world. Lazaro Horta is a talented singer, pianist and composer who is a popular performer in the Miami cultural scene. He also has a music label that has produced Un poco de ayer and Herencia Cubana, among others.
ArtesMiami and the City of Miami are underwriting the fees of the artists in order to support them and Pinceladas de Arte con Alejandra Cossío. Through the ArtesMiami Relief Fund, and with support from City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez and the City Commission, ArtesMiami has donated cash and services to Hispanic artists and small cultural organizations based in Miami, to increase their chances of survival during this difficult period.
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To see the concert on April 21 at 9 p.m., please click on https://www.facebook.com/ArtesMiami/
ArtesMiami, through a program sponsored by the City of Miami (Mayor Francis Suárez and Commissioners), presented a cultural event for children that took place on January 14 at the Mater Center, in coordination with the Cuatrogatos Foundation.
That day, the writer Antonio Orlando Rodríguez, winner of the Alfaguara Novel Prize and author of numerous works of children's literature published in different countries, visited the main headquarters of Centro Mater to talk with children of the institution and read them some of the stories and poems.
As a complement to this activity, Rodríguez recorded a video that will be seen by all the children from the other headquarters of the Mater Center. In addition, ArtesMiami made a donation to the Mater Center and the Cuatrogatos Foundation, which gave the Center a collection of children's books in Spanish.
Centro Mater was founded in 1968 by Sister Margarita Miranda Otero - a religious member of the Sacred Heart in Cuba - to help with childcare services for the new families of Cuban exiles arriving in Miami. Currently, Centro Mater has several branches, has expanded its scope and provides its services annually to more than 1,200 children from low-income families of any nationality, religion or race.
This event was presented by ArtesMiami, a non-profit organization, led by Dr. Aida Levitan. If you wish to recommend another school located within the municipality of Miami, to which we could make a similar presentation, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
ArtesMiami and U.S. Century Bank present the Closing Film of the 2020 Miami Film Festival, "Mucho Mucho Amor", on March 14th at 7 p.m. at the Olympia Theater.
Join us to see "Mucho Mucho Amor" on March 14th at the Miami Film Festival - 15% OFF for a limited time: https://miamifilmfestival.com/events/mucho-mucho-amor/
This film is a documentary focused on the extravagant Puerto Rican astrologer legend Walter Mercado, who charmed the world for over 30 years with his televised horoscopes. Equal parts Oprah, Liberace, and Mr. Rogers, Walter was a celebrated daily part of Latin culture.
The Chilean-American poet-artist Gustavo Novoa and ArtesMiami President Dr. Aida Levitan will read poems in English and Spanish from Novoa's Jungle Fables/Poemas de la Jungla, a bilingual poetry book published by Editorial Ultramar, the publishing division of ArtesMiami. The free event will be at 7 p.m. on November 29th, 2018, at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, Florida.
Jungle Fables/Poemas de la Jungla is a charming poetry book illustrated by the celebrated paintings of endangered animals created by Novoa. According to Charles Wieland, "There is a quality to Novoa's fables reminiscent of ancient proverbs. As with Aesop and other fablers of antiquity, Novoa ridicules the fashionable world of snobbery, shams and the injustices man bestows on his fellow man." This book has many levels and can be enjoyed by both children and adults because of its simple but appealing poetry and beautiful illustrations.
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ArtesMiami invites you to enjoy the very funny comedy El Club de las Viudas on June 29-30 and July 1st, at the Koubek Center, at 8:30 p.m., with fantastic local actors. It has been a sellout every night so get your tickets very soon at: