News

Fantasy Theatre Factory

Little Monster Tales. From Oct 10th through Oct 12th, 2007. Fantasy Theatre Factory presents a series of performances for children titled Little Monster Tales. Little Monster Tales is the trick to make reading a treat. Fantasy Theatre presents squeamish stories about monsters, children and other squiggly creatures. Children love "scary" stories, so the Factory uses themed selections from children’s literature to bring … +

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Art Rouge Gallery

Artists Group Show. September, 2007. Art Rouge Gallery is presenting a group show during September, 2007 featuring recent works by Hector Perez, Olyn, Luis Granda, Carlos Frank, Andrei Chaplya, Pedro Zubizarreta, Rosario Giovannini, Felipe Alarcon and Antonio Diaz. The gallery recently relocated from its venue in Coral Gables to a more contemporary space in Wynwood Art District.

Cinema

Docuspain: Season Premiere

Miami Beach Cinematheque. September 30th, 2007. 8:00 p.m. Premiering this September at the Miami Beach Cinematheque will be Docuspain, a series of award winning, provocative documentaries in Spanish, produced with Spanish support. The first screening of the season will be the documentary La Casa de mi Abuela (My Grandmother’s House) directed by Adan Aliaga in 2005.

Cinema

Antonioni: Zabriskie Point. 1970

Miami Beach Cinematheque. September 28th, 2007. 8:30 p.m. Featuring Mark Frechette, Daria Halprin and Rod Taylor with music by Pink Floyd and Jerry Garcia, Zabriskie Point is a film exploding with a European artistic sense that went too far for most Americans – besides the acclimated cinephiles who clamored to defend it as it shocked the establishment, and formed a cult status … +

News

Buffett Art Gallery

{mosimage}Buffett Art Gallery recently opened its doors to the public on NE 2nd Avenue. The gallery has the mission of showing diverse and distinctive art, ranging from contemporary Latin American to jewelry-made with semi-precious stones and finely crafted in the African-American, Asian, and Latin American traditions. Buffett Gallery invites artists from both, the community and beyond, to present their work at this … +

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Gallery Diet

Open now in Wynwood. Located at 174 NW 23rd Street, Gallery Diet will promote visual carb-counting by keeping its artist roster small. According to gallerist Nina Johnson, Gallery Diet’s mission is to curb visual gluttony. "Everything in pop culture has become so image-driven,” she says. “The people showing up to art exhibits are so much more desensitized than they used to be, … +

Architecture

Glo, 20th Century Design

Modern Paintings and Decorative Arts. The 20th Century Design Gallery, located at 5050 Biscayne Blvd in Miami, is exhibiting paintings by Pedro Friedeberg, an artist born in Florence, Italy who now lives and works in Guanajuato, Mexico. During World War II in 1940, Pedro and his mother immigrated to Mexico. In 1956, he entered Universidad Iberoamerica to study architecture and art under … +

Events

Art Now Fair

Premiering in Miami next December. From Dec 6th through Dec 9th, 2007. Art Now Fair announce its first art fair in Miami Beach, Florida. The Fair will be held December 6th through 9th, 2007 at the newly renovated Claremont Hotel located at 1700 Collins Avenue at the corner of 17th Street. The venue is ideally and conveniently located in the art deco … +

News

Dorsch Gallery

Works by John Sanchez and Kyle Trowbridge. From Sep through Oct, 2007. Dorsch Gallery is presenting the exhibition Variations on a Theme by artist John Sanchez through the months of September and October. Using a traditional process, Sanchez paints various nocturnal commonplace views. His paintings evoke a contemplative if not somber mood. At times Sanchez tightly controls how he handles the paint, … +

News

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida

New Season featuring Petrouchka. From Oct 6th through Oct 14th, 2007. After last season’s success of Petrouchka, Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida, under the artistic direction of Vladimir Issaev, will please their audiences by launching their 2007-2008 season with this very unique production with music of Stravinsky, costume designs by Jorge Gallardo, scenery by Russian artist Elena Bondarenko and choreography by Issaev … +

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Art Rouge Gallery

Solo exhibition by Juan Carlos Robelo. From October 12th through Nov 15th, 2007. Art Rouge Gallery presents Myths and Shadows, an exhibition featuring the latest artworks of artist Juan Carlos Robelo. The exhibition will open to the public on October 12th from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the gallery’s new location in the Wynwood Art District. The new Art Rouge Gallery International … +

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Centro Cultural Español

Cara a Cara / Face to Face. From Sep 7th through Oct 26th, 2007. Centro Cultural Español in Coral Gables is presenting the exhibition Cara a Cara / Face to Face, which showcases documentaries and a roundtable that aims to establish a series of reflections and dialogues through theoretical analysis and political experiences a well as cultural ones between both sides of … +

Music

Federico Britos Celebration

Manuel Artime Theater in Downtown Miami. October 5th, 2007. 8:00 p.m. Books and Books starts their 25th anniversary celebration with a Latin Jazz concert that honors a legend and introduces a new star.  Renowned violinist Federico Britos will perform with the young jazz bass sensation Esperanza Spalding, plus other special guests, at the Manuel Artime Theater in Miami.

Music

Caetano Veloso. The Ce Tour

Carnival Center for the Performing Arts. November 24th, 2007. 8:00 p.m. Caetano Veloso’s Ce was released by Nonesuch Records earlier this year to critical and popular success both inside and out of Brazil. The record includes twelve original songs by Veloso, who recorded them in the spring and summer of 2006 with a rock band of younger musicians: Pedro Sa (electric guitar), … +

Music

Nosso Trio

University of Miami Maurice Gusman Hall. November 4th, 2007. 4:00 p.m. The Rhythm Foundation presents Nelson Faria (guitar), Ney Conceicao (contrabass) and Kiko Freitas (drums), currently three of the most important jazz musicians in Brazil who form a "power trio" known as the Nosso Trio. The group emerged from the great musical affinity between these three members of Joao Bosco's band, the … +

Music

Macaco from Barcelona

Studio A in Downtown Miami. October 28th, 2007. 8:00 p.m. With a war cry and monkey leaps, Macaco, which stands for Crazy Monkey, climbs the stage at Studio A in Downtown Miami with his group and the audience finds itself transported to the midst of the musical cauldron of Barcelona – an intoxicating blend of rumba catalan, rock, dub reggae, funk, hiphop, … +

Music

Spain's new sensation Concha Buika

Manuel Artime Theater in Downtown Miami. October 24th, 2007. 8:00 p.m. A vocalist in her mid thirties, whose family hails from Equatorial Guinea, Concha Buika is no conventional flamenco singer; her husky voice is stepped in R&B and gospel, and her band, blending guitar and piano over ultra-subtle percussion, has all the elegance and poise of a straight-ahead jazz group. The results … +

Music

Youssou N' Dour with the Super Etoile Band

Gusman Theater in Downtown Miami. November 16th, 2007.  8:00 p.m. Senegalese popular music known in the Wolof language as mbalax, an enchanting blend of Senegal's traditional percussion and griot singing with Afro-Cuban and indigenous dance flavors, has found in Youssou N' Dour both its enduring symbol and its hardiest innovator. N'Dour, born in 1959 in Dakar, a vocal artist with incredible range … +

Museums

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

Francisco de Goya: Los Caprichos. From Sep 29th, 2007 through Jan 6th, 2008. Only few artists have transcended like Spanish Francisco de Goya has. A disturbed brilliant mind, a mysterious illness that left him deaf and a tempered personality gained him a reputation since early in his life. Beginning as a commissioned painter for Charles IV Entourage in the mid 1700s, his … +

Events

Art Miami. New Location. New Venue

{mosimage}December will no longer be the "visiting art fairs month" when a totally renewed Art Miami shifts its dates to the high season's  peak this December. Its new home will be a large tent structure on NW 2nd Avenue, between 22nd and 23rd street, right in the heart of Wynwood Art District. The 100,000 square foot pavilion will host approximately one hundred … +

Architecture

Ocean Drive and Beyond Walking Tour

This ninety-minute walking tour provides an introduction to the Art Deco, Mediterranean Revival, and Miami Modern styles found within the Miami Beach Architectural Historic District. Tours depart from the Art Deco Welcome Center located at 1001 Ocean Drive in Miami Beach, FL on the following schedule: Wed. and Fri-Sun. at 10:30 a.m.; Thurs. at 6:30 p.m. The Welcome Center is open daily … +

Editorial

Raul de la Nuez

Thoughts of a painter. “Everything done with honesty should be admired, or at least deserve a few minutes of observation.” Thus begins a reflection by Raul de la Nuez about his inseparable relationship with art. “We artists enjoy life in a very peculiar way. We don’t see green or blue or black and white, but all the tonalities of green, the nuances … +

Editorial

Light Forces. The Work of Brandon Opalka

Brandon Opalka’s Miami Beach studio is part construction site and part art installation. Located on Liberty Avenue and 20th Street, Opalka is one of the first artists to work in what the City of Miami Beach hopes will soon become Miami’s newest arts district. When I arrive, Opalka is outside of his studio with friend and fellow artist Carlos Stincer.

Museums

MoCA at Goldman Warehouse

New Art: South Florida. From Sep 8th through Oct 27th, 2007. MOCA at Goldman Warehouse presents New Art: South Florida, an exhibition of works by the fourteen recipients of the 2007 South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowships for Visual and Media Artists from September 8th through October 27, 2007. Artists represented in the exhibition are Ray Azcuy, Louis Davis, Katie Deits, Theresa Diehl, … +