can we be as brave?

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What you haven’t been to the YoungArts campus yet???

Well here is a great reason why. This current exhibition pushes you to be brave …

can we be as brave?
Alumni Photography Exhibition
Curated by Lisa Leone, YoungArts Vice President of Artistic Programs
May 9 – September 13

The works in this exhibition, by 13 YoungArts alumni, bravely investigate a variety of topics that are connected through multifaceted conversations about family, home and community.
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Gallery Hours:
Monday – Friday: 9 AM until 5 PM
Weekends: By appointment only

Photo by Angela Francis (2014 Winner in Photography & U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts)

Whether she's hosting a spoken word event, music festival, or playing the role of a santera or vixen, Deborah Magdalena makes every emotion super real. This performance artist has acquired impressive TV & Film credits for the past twenty years including Sesame Street (CTW), Apollo Comedy Hour (Tribune Entertainment), Safe Harbor (Warner Brothers), Striptease (Castle Rock), Holyman (Caravan), and For Love or Country (HBO). As a published spoken word artist Deborah has released three CDs, a chapbook, and the spoken word musical FUNKdalena. As an artist-activist she’s the founder of Spoken Soul Festival, a twelve year old, three-day festival that helps women artists go from novice to professionals. As an educator Deborah for the past eight years has led in-school presentations in numerous high schools for the National YoungArts Foundation, is the co-founder of Piano Slam, and led various workshops for local art organizations like Miami Light Project and Institute of Contemporary Art Miami. Most recently and for the seventh year in a row, she was invited by the Arsht Center and Ailey Arts & Education Foundation to serve as the Creative Communication instructor for Ailey Camp Miami.

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