What Have We Done So Far

The Knight Foundation

Deep City Records, Miami’s Motown

Well before Miami Sound became a brand name, there was a Miami sound.

It came together in the mid-’60s and it was soul and funk as only Miami could make it. It was raw and gritty. It was built on the sanctified grooves of church and street life, the brash sound of marching bands, and the lilting cadences of the Caribbean.

Independent Cuban film: A revolution in the revolution


One of the most intriguing series in the 32nd Miami International Film Festival is, without a doubt, the Emerging Cuban Program. Smartly made with limited means by an enterprising young generation of directors, some not yet in their 30s, the films include both features and shorts, dramatic pieces, and documentaries.

Finding the symphony in the sound of a city

Think of the city as an orchestra – a rhythm section of cars and buses; the brass sounds of a factory; the emotions played out by a string section, told in the sounds of water; a choir of voices, perhaps in many different languages, all at once, telling stories.

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