Sol Ruiz is a Grammy-nominated international recording artist from Miami.
Positive Vibration Nation is a new full-length multimedia musical theatre rock guaguanco opera. The musical includes six characters that embark on a journey to search for their roots and through their discoveries and unification they unlock their musical superhero powers. The show encompasses interactive live performances that integrate technology with an immersive cultural experience of sound, visual art, fashion, dance, and Caribbean music. The project reflects their roots as the foundation of Miami’s uniqueness while also connecting the audience with a positive message.
Sol and The Tribu is a musical group of Cuban musicians that blends traditional Caribbean music and modern technology with a distinct Miami twist. As ambassadors of The New Miami Sound, they pride themselves on what makes Miami “The Magic City” with its blend of Caribbean influences and American swamp funk. Their album Miami 3050 is a conceptual album, based on the story of three superheroes that come from the year 3050 to the present-day to save the future of music by preserving its roots. With their storyline, the purpose is to preserve Caribbean cultural identity and Miami history through music and visual art that promotes our uniqueness. Their most recent EP, Positive Vibration Nation, released in Fall 2020, was created during the Corona Virus quarantine. It features 6 tracks created during the quarantine of the Corona Virus. Conceptually, it encourages positive thinking and is an uplifting portrait of the band in times of uncertainty.
Eventz Paul is currently the Technical Director and Productions Manager at Miami Light Project. He has been a part of this organization since 2011. He participated in Miami Light Project’s first class of the Technical Fellowship Program held at The Light Box. He joined this program hoping to improve his existing theater skills. He received training from experts in the industry that mentored and further his theater technical skills. Now, he has successfully used his professional knowledge and has had the opportunity to work with various arts organizations and venues throughout Miami including Miami Theater Center, National Young Arts Foundation, the Colony Theatre and many more. He has become an instructor and conducts audiovisual classes to incoming technical fellows.
Beth Boone has been the Artistic & Executive Director of Miami Light Project since 1998, developing critically acclaimed artistic programs that have asserted the organization as one of the leading cultural institutions in South Florida. These programs include: the establishment of Here & Now, South Florida’s most respected commission and presenting program for community-based artists; premiere presentations of internationally acclaimed; pioneering historic international cultural exchange with Cuba; and the creation of The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse, a multi-use performance and visual art space in Miami’s Wynwood Arts District. She previously served as Associate Director of Development for Florida Grand Opera, Deputy Director for the Department of Cultural Affairs at Miami Dade Community College, Wolfson Campus, co-founded an Off Broadway theater company (New York Rep), and served for six years as a Program Associate in the Arts & Culture Program of the AT&T Foundation. She received a B.A. in Fine Arts from the College of Charleston in South Carolina, and a MFA in Theater Arts from Brandeis University in Boston, MA.