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Miami's cultural transformation
Miami's cultural transformation

It's Saturday night, and though a drizzle threatens, the lawn is jammed with children snoozing in strollers, couples sprawling on picnic blankets, teens taking a break from skateboarding. The star appears — not some retread boomer rocker but high-octane conductor Michael Tilson Thomas, affiliated with in London and San Francisco, and Miami's New World Symphony, a prestigious youth development academy. Make that MTT (as he's widely known) by way of outdoor Wallcasts — a high-definition projection of the concert inside Miami Beach's Frank Gehry-designed New World Symphony academy and performance hall, with sound so clear that many who can easily afford tickets...

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