News to Use
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!