Visitors to Miami Beach don’t have to go too far to get a little culture - in the winter it’s often broadcast on a 7,000 square-foot wall. Members of the community are encouraged to bring a blanket, share a picnic dinner and enjoy the sights and sounds of the New World Symphony, thanks to innovative video and audio technology which broadcasts the symphony for free at the Miami Beach SoundScape.
Meanwhile, in Philadelphia, the city’s premier Latino culture group is set to launch a series of live concerts under the stars. Performances will celebrate the arts of Latin America and the Caribbean and feature both world-renowned and local-area artists.
Both Knight-funded projects are examples of innovative ideas that exemplify the Knight Arts’ program mission of engaging communities in the arts.