Sleepless Night

City of Miami Beach

Date Awarded
12/15/08
Amount
$150,000
Grant Period
12/15/08 to 12/31/09
Focus Areas
Engaged Communities, Fostering the Arts
Community
Miami
Initiative
Knight Arts Challenge

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To continue providing artists and residents with a free, city-wide celebration of the arts by installing Sleepless Night as an annual Miami Beach tradition

Launched in 2007, Sleepless Night presents 13-hours of free cultural events, including art installations, dance, theater, music, slam poetry and acrobatics, at more than 80 venues to mark the last night of Daylight Savings Time. In its first year, more than 150,000 people attended. This grant supports continuing the festival, which the City of Miami Beach aims to offer annually with private and corporate sponsors.
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Gary Farmer

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