Please follow this link to a statement by Mayor Carlos Gimenez regarding the recommended course of action to return great theater to Coconut Grove Playhouse. The Mayor provides important clarifications, highlights and facts regarding the Playhouse plan.
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On June 16, 2020 the Appellate Division of the Circuit Court of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit heard oral arguments for Miami-Dade County’s petition appealing the City of Miami Mayor’s veto of the County’s application for a final Certificate of Appropriateness for the Coconut Grove Playhouse project. The court’s decision is pending.
View a comprehensive list of all the previous project updates at https://miamidadearts.org/coconut-grove-playhouse-updates.
Since the beginning of this public health crisis in March, we have been reporting on the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Miami-Dade County’s nonprofit cultural industry on a monthly-basis. We have new, updated results covering March through May.
We know the hardships many in our cultural community continue to face due to COVID-19. We are especially aware of the impact of the pandemic on Miami-Dade County’s outstanding artists. To help, we are proud to announce the new Miami-Dade Artist Support! (MÁS!) Grants Program, a joint initiative The Jorge M. Pérez Family Foundation and our Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs.
Today, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez issued an Emergency Order that provides guidelines for opening summer camps and youth activities and a process for the eventual re-opening of “movie theaters, concert houses, auditoriums and playhouses.” Please note that under these rules, summer camps are authorized to re-open, effective Monday, June 8.
Now more than ever, it is important to review your hurricane preparedness plan to a adapt quickly to a weather emergency. We know how difficult it is to focus on one more impending threat to our well-being, but we are here to help!
As we make our way out of the third month of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) public health crisis, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs continues to collect data about the impact of this pandemic on the arts in Miami-Dade County. The COVID-19 Survey of Impact on Miami-Dade County's Cultural Community (CO-SIC) survey for May is now open.
MAY SURVEY DEADLINE: Tuesday, June 9, 2020 (include data only from May 1-31, 2020)