June 2017

Miami Herald, October, 1996   Maria Eva Duarte de Peron might have been an actress of  modest talents and unexceptional beauty, but her Evita was a masterpiece. A woman wielding power -- decisive power -- disrupted the established order, sparked deep loves and hatreds, aroused mixed desires and...

  Knight Foundation Blog, March, 2017 Over the years O, Miami, the annual, monthlong poetry festival in South Florida, has used billboards and bus stops, benches and pieces of paper sown into garments in thrift stores, to bring poetry to the residents. This year, O, Miami is putting...

[caption id="attachment_1308" align="alignnone" width="1400"] Jan Mapou in his bookstore, Libreri Mapou, in Miami's Little Haiti.[/caption] Jan Mapou sounds almost giddy when discussing the Little Haiti Book Festival—and with good reason. The event, which started with a Knight Arts Challenge award, is now in its fifth year....

JAZZIZ Magazine, June, 2007 Most jazz recordings are little more than souvenirs, true-color snapshots of moments in the music’s history and in artists’ careers. Michael Brecker’s Pilgrimage (Heads Up) is a different matter. Recorded over four days in August 2006, and mixed shortly after Brecker succumbed to...