It was a year of sobering losses for South Florida arts and entertainment fans. A Wynwood visionary and a Bee Gees co-founder died. The final curtain fell on three theater companies. And the man who made Miami City Ballet was pushed out. But hope also made headlines in 2012. A new general director promised thrilling things to come at Florida Grand Opera. An improving economy reinvigorated Art Basel. And a maturing exile community gave a hot Cuban rocker a delirious welcome in Little Havana. In the broader culture, artistic achievement and strong box office buoyed the movie business, and cable cemented its place as the home of TV excellence. Follow these links to read The Miami Herald’s assessments of the year in classical, pop and Latin music, theater, dance, visual arts, television and film.