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88.9 FM WDNA Public Radio

Bringing jazz to more Miamians by launching the Miami Downtown Jazz Festival, which will take over several blocks in downtown and continue in various venues

A Greener Miami

Expanding audiences for music by hosting mini-concerts in South Florida farmers markets with events preceded by a short explanation of the composer’s inspiration

Agustina Woodgate

Creating playful encounters with poetry through “Walk on Poems,” where local poets write pieces about neighborhoods that are then placed on sidewalks with Scrabble-like tiles

Art and Culture Center of Hollywood

Expanding arts education in the region by buying new telepresence equipment so that the center’s staff can interact directly with students in its distance learning arts programs

ArtCenter/South Florida

Exploring climate change through the arts by creating ARTsail, a one-month residency program aboard a sailboat where participants will create work inspired by Miami’s relationship to water

Artefactus Cultural Project

Instilling an appreciation for theater in West Dade’s children through workshops that lead them through the process of staging a play

Bakehouse Art Complex

Bringing Art Hack Day to Miami – an international event, where groups of hackers and artists create an instant exhibition that blends art and technology

City Theatre

Developing and giving voice to the next generation of playwrights through a contest where high school students from Broward to Miami-Dade create, rehearse and present short plays and public readings

City of Miami Gardens

Expanding the city’s successful Jazz in the Gardens music festival to include a music, film and art conference that fosters a deeper exploration of the additional artistic mediums

Corpus Callosum

Exploring how the human brain interprets music through the creation of a new form of audience experience that combines classical music performances with advancements in neuroscience, in partnership with the New World Symphony and the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science

Delou Africa

Celebrating the arts of the African diaspora in Miami by expanding Delou Africa’s annual festival in collaboration with the founders of the national Dance Africa showcase

Extra Virgin Press

Preserving the art of letterpress by creating a space where the community can learn and practice this handmade form of communication

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