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Grant Deadline Updates due to Hurricane Dorian

Due to Hurricane Dorian’s approach, the Application Deadline for the Community Grants Program’s Fiscal Year 2019 – 2020 Second Quarter has been extended from the initial deadline of Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 11:59 PM to the new Application Deadline of Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 11:59 PM.  The Courtesy Review Deadline for returning applicants seeking a full comment and correction review expired Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 11:59 PM and will not be extended.

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City Commission Approves the County-FIU Playhouse Project!

On Wednesday, May 8, 2019 the City of Miami Commission approved the County’s appeal of the City’s Historic and Environmental Preservation Board (HEPB) rejection of the County-FIU plans for the Coconut Grove Playhouse by a 3 to 2 vote. This is a pivotal approval for the County’s work to bring great theater back to Coconut Grove.

Please see the news reports for an account of the City of Miami Commission’s action at:

Coconut Grove Playhouse Special Meeting to be Held on May 8th at 9 AM

The City of Miami Commission voted on Thursday, April 25th to defer the public hearing to make the final decision on the County-FIU Coconut Grove Playhouse project. The Commission scheduled a special meeting both to hear public input and to decide on the appeal by County to move forward with the Coconut Grove Playhouse. The Playhouse decision will be the only item for this meeting at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, May 8th at the Miami City Hall.

We Need Your Help: The Deciding Moment for the Coconut Grove Playhouse Project

Join us next week at the City of Miami Commission’s final hearing on Thursday, April 25th and support the County-FIU Playhouse plan! We are appealing to the unfair and unfortunate action of the City of Miami’s Historic and Environmental Preservation Board which denied the County’s application to move forward with plans to revitalize the Coconut Grove Playhouse.

There Is No Other Plan

There Is No Other Plan.  
At its April 25, 2019 meeting (beginning at 2 pm), the City of Miami Commission is scheduled to hear the County’s appeal of the Historic and Environmental Preservation Board’s recent, unmerited vote to disapprove the County’s Playhouse application. City of Miami Commission will have the choice of approving the County’s thoroughly developed plans or deciding that nothing will happen, and the site will ultimately return to state control.

Simple and Indisputable Facts: 

Cultural Tourism in Miami: What Every Emerging Arts Leader Should Know

Did you know that more than 16 million people attend cultural events in Miami each year? More than 27% are cultural tourists drawn from outside of Miami-Dade County.

Join John Copeland, Director of Cultural Tourism for the
Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau, for a conversation about how Miami’s outstanding artists and cultural groups attract visitors to this tourism destination.


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