Filled with family warmth, history, humor and tragedy, ‘Meet Me at the Oak’ is grounded in director Layon Gray’s memories of growing up in small-town Alexandria, Louisiana, and in a family story his father shared.
Trumpet player John Daversa’s Grammy-nominated 2018 album, “American Dreamers: Voices of Hope, Music of Freedom,” features 53 Dreamers representing 17 states and an equal number of birth countries performing with his big band.
Playwright and actor Carmen Pelaez’s artistic roots stretch back to her great-aunt in Cuba. Her older relative’s paintings inspire her multicharacter play, “Fake,” now making its Miami New Drama world premiere.
Playwright Richard Bean’s zany 2011 ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’ is set in the English seaside town of Brighton in 1963, not long before the British Invasion/Swingin’ ’60s would so massively affect youth culture.
The Hamilton Education Program put more than 2,500 South Florida high school students and teachers from 32 schools in Broward and Miami-Dade at a Broward Center matinee after they studied American history.
The Miami Beach City Commission approved a pilot program to bring museums and performing arts centers, including The Bass Museum of Art, Miami City Ballet, and the New World Symphony, into local public schools.
In this republication of a 1994 Miami Herald article, actress Carol Channing talks of her signature “Hello, Dolly!” role, what she thought of Barbra Streisand playing Dolly Levi in film and touring the role.
The Jazz Roots series’ 11th season continues Friday at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami with a performance by saxophonist Joshua Redman, who recently received a Grammy nomination for his 2018 release “Still Dreaming.”