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Dance inaugurates Faena Forum

A multi-media performance by choreographer Pam Tanowitz and collaborators including architect Shohei Shigematsu inaugurated the Faena Forum on Miami Beach on Monday evening. Executive director Ximena Caminos called it an “architectural striptease.”

Entertainment

Today’s young dancers train hard to win trophies. But what are they losing?

The burgeoning world of competitive dance has turned an art form into a mass-market trend, with tens of thousands of children training hard for contests across the country, feeding (and feeding on) the rise of dance in pop culture. But some question whether the trend exploits parents driven to spend the equivalent of college tuition, or kids stressed by long hours and pressure to win.

Local Obituaries

The face of South Florida theater, Charlie Cinnamon, dies at 94

For more than five decades press agent Charlie Cinnamon was the face of theater in South Florida. Beloved by reporters and critics who relied on him for tips and a friend to stars like Elizabeth Taylor, Eartha Kitt and Jose Ferrer, Cinnamon, who unwittingly created the Coconut Grove Arts Festival via a publicity stunt, balanced the demands of both camps with class and savvy.

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Videos

Janasia Johnson during final performance

Janasia Johnson, 14, who was inspired by the Adrienne Arsht Center’s AileyCamp Miami, will accept an award for the program at the White House on Tuesday.
Courtesy: AdrienneArsht Center
Janasia Johnson during final performance 5:16

Janasia Johnson during final performance

11-year-old dancer reflects on the challenges of competing 3:05

11-year-old dancer reflects on the challenges of competing

How hearing loss affects 'Hamilton' music director Alex Lacamoire 1:38

How hearing loss affects 'Hamilton' music director Alex Lacamoire

Thomas Armour Youth Ballet asking for help for new 'Nutcracker' sets 0:55

Thomas Armour Youth Ballet asking for help for new 'Nutcracker' sets