News Archive

2016-2017 SEASON

Miami Herald: Bilingual family series launches in Miami with Dia de los Muertos Halloween celebration

The Ten Best DWNTWN Art Days 2016 Events - MDC Live Arts Lab launch

ArtBurst Miami: MDC Live Arts Opens Live Arts Lab Space

The Reporter: MDC LIVE Arts Launches New Space

Miami Herald: The top 10 dance performances to see in South Florida

Miami New Times: Miami's Best Cultural Events of the 2016-17 Season - "Nora Chipaumire: Portrait of Myself as My Father" A boxing play that stings like a bee

Miami New Times: Nora Chipaumire's Portrait of Myself as My Father Reveals the Pressures of Black Masculinity

Miami Herald: Searching for her father and what it means to be a black man

Miami ArtZine: Dance Struggle In a Boxing Ring: 'Portrait of Myself as My Father' at Miami Light Project

Miami Dade College: MDC Live Arts Challenges Perceptions: Choreographer Nora Chipaumire’s "Portrait of Myself as My Father

ArtBurst Miami: Nora Chipaumire - Portrait of Myself as My Father

Miami Herald OpEd: Exploring the shades of blackness through dance.

SunSentinel Nora Chipaumire: la danza de la masculinidad

Afar: The best of what to do in and around Miami this week.

El Nuevo Herald: Tomatito, legendario guitarrista flamenco se presenta en Miami

Diario Las Americas: Tomatito, genio de la guitarra flamenca, actúa en Miami

Ejecutiva Magazine

Miami New Times: Things to Do in Miami This Weekend (Miami Herald): Prism Creative Group's best bets for cultural events in Miami - Nov. 1-15

Community Newspapers: MDC Live Arts & Olympia Theater Present Tomatito: The World’s Greatest Living Flamenco Guitarist in a Moving Tribute

The Miami Herald:Flamenco guitar great Tomatito to perform Nov. 4 at Olympia Theater in Miami

Miami Dade Link Tomatito: The World’s Greatest Living Flamenco Guitarist to play Miami

Thank You Miami: ArtBasel and Miami Art Week 2016

Miami Herald: This Traffic Jam Will Be Fun

South Steve Parker Traffic Jam Traffic Jam

ArtBurst: Car Horn Composition: Steve Parker’s Symphony I-95

The Lone Palm: Steve Parker’s Traffic Jam

Miami New Times: Traffic Jam Makes Music from Art Basel Gridlock

MiamiArtZine: Turning Car Noise into Music: Steve Parker’s ‘Traffic Jam’ comes to Miami

WLRN: Art Plus Transportation: Artist Repurposes Traffic into Musical Performance

Around Steve Parker’s Traffic Jam A Neighborhood Guide to Miami Art Week & Art Basel 2016

Miami Herald: MDC Live Arts brings ‘Steve Parker’s Traffic Jam’ to Miami Traffic Jam An Artistic Installation ALL OVER Downtown Miami, November 30 To December 3, 2016

I’m Not Your Boring Newspaper FaceBook: MDC LIVE ARTS! Presents “Traffic Jam 2016”

WLRN: What's A Man? Performance Explores Gender And Identity

Miami Herald: What's A Man? Performance Explores Gender And Identity


Miami New Times: Scott Turner Schofield Guides Audiences Through Gender Transition in Becoming a Man in 127 Easy Steps

South Florida Gay News: Play Illustrates Transgender Man’s Journey in 127 Steps

Hotspots Magazine: 5 Questions with Scott Turner Schofield

Miami ArtZine: Listings

South Sentinel: Anti-Gun-Violence Musical ‘Trigger’ Comes to Miami

El Nuevo Herald: Listings

El Nuevo Herald: There’s a Power in Music that can be so Much More Powerful Than a Gun.

Artburst: Art Meets Activism on MDC’s North Campus

NBC 6: March to End Gun Violence at Miami-Dade College

Miami New Times:
With Nufonia Must Fall, Kid Koala Mixes Music, Comics and Fun.

Miami Herald/
A DJ, a puppeteer and a Hollywood production designer walk into a bar…

ArtBurst Miami:
‘Nufonia Must Fall’ Breaks Boundaries Between Film, Live Performance

Love, Robots, and 40 Puppets: Kid Koala’s ‘Nufonia Must Fall’

Miami ArtZine:
Robot Love Story, ‘Nufonia” At Olympia: Charlie Chaplin Inspiration for Modern Puppet Show.

Sun Sentinel:
Shy robot: Kid Koala’s futuristic ‘Nufonia Must Fall’ comes to Davie and Miami

El Nuevo Herald: Sabado, Arte En Vivo

A Movie About a Lovelorn Robot—Filmed, Edited, and Scored Live

Jolt Radio:
Kid Koala’s Nufonia Must Fall

2015-2016 SEASON

Local 10 News: 'Conscience Under Fire' helping veterans overcome PTSD

WLRN: “Conscience Under Fire,” A Theater Piece By Local War Veterans

Miami Herald OpEd: Putting post-traumatic rebirth on center stage

CBS Miami: South Florida Vets Take To The Stage To Deal With PTSD

Local 10 News: 14 years after 9/11, war veterans with PTSD tout 'post-traumatic growth'

Miami Herald: Men share their experiences in a pair of Miami plays

Sun Sentinel: South Florida Vets Take To The Stage To Deal With PTSD

Sun Sentinel: Weekend preview: Thank you for your service

Sun Times: Watch: Iraq war veterans practice for Miami play

Knight Foundation KnightBlog: Miami war veterans use performance to process their 'post-service' lives

NBC Miami: Performance Preview: Conscience Under Fire



Miami’s Community Newspapers: B-Boy Meets Gaucho (and Modern)! A Radical Argentine Dance Company makes U.S. Debut with MDC Live Arts

Artburst Miami: Argentine Troupe Mixes Up Hip Hop, Popping and Old Fashion Folk Dance

The Local Miami: Combinado Argentino de Danza at the Colony Theatre October 17th

Letra Urbana: La compañía de Danza Radical Argentina hace su debut en Estados Unidos con MDC Live Arts

La Gran Epoca: MDC Live presenta Combinado Argentino de Danza en el Teatro Colony

Artburst Miami: Hip Hop Hits the Stage with Combinado Argentino de Danza

Miami Herald: Barrio Abajo and Cumbia All Stars rescue a classic beat

Artburst: Barrio Abajo, Cumbia All Stars Rescue a Classic

2014-2015 SEASON

MundoFOX8: Especial: 20 de cada 100 veteranos en Estados Unidos sufre de síndrome de estrés post traumático

ArtBurst Miami: Hip-Hop Plus Classical Equals Elastic Dance

Diario Las Américas: Magnífico espectáculo de danza contemporánea en Miami este fin de semana

WLRN: Two Marines, Two Soldiers Become One Acting Troupe

Miami Herald: ‘Combat Hippies’ to take the Stage with Personal Stories

KnightBlog: Making Poetry from the Pain of War

Artburst: Of Jazz, Biking Tours, and Poetry

Sun Sentinel: Taylor Ho Bynum: On a bicycle built for tunes

Miami Herald: ‘Basetrack Live’ moving, disturbing theater

KnightFoundation Knight Blog: Veterans’ stories: How culture can help in healing

El Nuevo Herald: Teatro innovador para curar las secuelas de una guerra

Diario Las Américas: La obra teatral “Basetrack Live” ofrece una mirada intimista al regreso de la guerra

Miami New Times: Veterans’ Battles at Home and Abroad Take Center Stage in Basetrack Live

Miami Herald: ‘Basetrack Live’ at South Miami-Dade Cultural Center brings veterans’ experiences back home

Miami New Times: Basetrack Live to Tell Veterans’ Stories

Artburst: Rude Mechs: Gaming, Evolution and Performance in the ‘Now’

Miami Herald: A restless married guy and a theater collective hit Miami stages for ‘The Seven Year Itch’ and ‘Now Now Oh Now’

Miami New Times: Rude Mechs: A Theater Company’s Take on Larping

Artburst: A Stream of Music from the Nile to Florida

El Nuevo Herald: Ritmos, danzas y cantos de las aguas en La Play

What’s Up Miami: Tonight: Musicians from 11 African Nations To Perform “The Nile Project” at North Beach Bandshell

Miami Herald: Musicians from Nile River Basin collaborate for first U.S. tour

Artburst: Shen Wei and the Art of Dance at Art Basel Miami Beach


New Times Cultist: Art Basel & Shen Wei

Artburst: Ira Glass Brings This American Life Tales To Dance Performance at Miami Book Fair

WLRN.ORG: Ira Glass Opens Miami Book Fair With Monica Bill Barnes & Company

Miami Herald: Words and moves open Book Fair

Miami Herald: On Air, On Stage- This American Life’ creator Ira Glass does mash-up with modern dancers to open Book Fair

Miami Herald: Season of the Arts Critics Picks for Dance

Miami Herald: Season of the Arts Critics Picks for Latin & World Music

Artburst: Baba Israel and MDC Live Arts Summer Lab

Knight Arts: Baba Israel leads MDC Live Arts Lab

Miami Rail: The Love Song For Buckminster Fuller: Review + Interviews with SAM GREEN and IRA KAPLAN

Tropicult: Sam Green’s Love Song For Buckminister Fuller Arrives In SOBE

Miami New Times: The Manganiyar Seduction: A Sensual Take on Sufi Poetry

El Sentinel: The Manganiyar Seduction’: un encuentro musical con la India en Miami

Knight Arts: MDC Live Arts Brings Experimental Latin Artists to Miami

Miami Herald: Mystical, sexy ‘Manganiyar Seduction’ plays Miami Nov. 8

El Nuevo Herald: ‘The Manganiyar Seduction’, una fiesta de los sentidos

VOXXI: Latin alternative music takes center stage at OLA Music Fest


Artburst: An Earful of New Latin Sounds at OLA

Artburst: Brazilian pianist André Mehmari Five Latin American musical acts hit the Miami stage for one night only (Photos)

El Sentinel: Festival OLA traerá bandas alternativas a Miami

Miami Herald: Top 5 events in Latin/World music for 2013-14 season

Miami Herald: Top 5 events for Dance for 2013-14 season

2012-2013 SEASON

Back for Live Lab and Live Performance

Nora Chipaumire to Perform Excerpt Tonight of “Rite Riot” at MDC Live Arts

Nora Chipaumire Revisited

Hungry Like the Wolf

Nora Chipaumire Launches Live Arts Lab

Nora Chipaumire inaugurates MDC’s Live Arts Lab

Pablo Aslan y su quinteto, tributo a Piazzolla y al jazz tango

El renacimiento del Jazz Tango con el Quinteto de Pablo Aslan

Quintet brings ‘Piazzolla in Brooklyn’ to Colony

Pablo Aslan, Astor Piazzolla and Jazz-Tango Fusion

Jazz Tango with Pablo Aslan Quintet

‘Sin Sangre’, un experimento chileno en el Colony

Fusión de Teatro y cine en escena

Miami New Times Pick of the Week – Mar. 14, 2013

‘Sin Sangre’, el goce de un ‘teatro cinematográfico’

Chile’s acclaimed Teatro Cinema debuts groundbreaking performances in Miami

Chile’s Teatro Cinema marries theater and film

The Worlds of Theater and Film Merge in the U.S. Premiere of Teatro Cinema’s Sin Sangre

Live! The Realest MC

Miami New Times Pick of the Week – Feb. 7, 2013

The Man and the Stories Behind Abraham.In.Motion

Abraham.In.Motion Premiers New Twist on Pinocchio

Abraham.In.Motion, experiencia viva

The Moves and Motion of Kyle Abraham

Kyle Abraham And Abraham.In.Motion Perform “Live! The Realest MC”

Miami New Times Pick of the Week – Jan. 30, 2013

A Bow To Rennie Harris and MDC Live

Famoso cuerpo de baile de Hip-Hop llega a Miami

MDC Live Arts presents Yemen Blues’ debut in Miami

Poncho Sanchez, jazz latino bajo las estrellas

Are We Democracy?: Political Frustrations Get a Voice on the Stage

How to Dance to the Preamble of the United States Constitution

Explore Democracy with Acclaimed Urban Bush Women

An Exploration of Democracy Through Dance

Urban Bush Women, Dance, and Democracy

Nuevo Ballet Español Brings Flamenco to Life

Artistry and irony on display in two weekend performances

El Nuevo Ballet Español trae a Miami la emoción y duende del flamenco

Nuevo Ballet Español in Guarever Tudei

Avante-garde flamenco troupe opens MDC series

Flamenco Tradicional con la Frescura de Hoy

Nuevo Ballet Español Returns to Flamenco’s Traditional Roots

Danza del Siglo XXI: Antiguas y Nuevas Formas

Critic’s Top 5 – Music with Yemen Blues

Critic’s Top 5 – Dance with Nuevo Ballet Español

Arts Leaders weigh in on how to take Miami to the next level

Miami’s most eclectic performing arts series
extraordinary programs—unforgettable experiences


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