3 Gables organizations among Knight Arts Challenge finalists

Actors’ Playhouse, the Coral Gables Art Cinema and Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden are among 57 finalists in the 2012 Knight Arts Challenge Miami, which offers matching grant money to the best ideas for bringing South Florida together through the arts.

The finalists, announced May 28 by the Knight Foundation, include individual artists, small artist-led organizations and local cultural groups whose innovative ideas will help push the boundaries of artistic engagement.

The winners will be announced in early December.

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