Music

Miami Jazz Project in Concert

December 6th, 2008. 8:00 p.m.  Miami Jazz Project will be performing a collection of classic standards by legendary Jazz composers and contemporary Jazz compositions penned by Arthur Barron, featuring the stellar talents of Barron on tenor sax, alto sax and flute, Saul Gross on tenor sax and Ken Kay on alto sax with a heavyweight rhythm section of Felix Gomez on piano, … +

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Miami International Film Festival

New Director. November 2008.  The Miami International Film Festival, at Miami Dade College (MDC), has announced the appointment of Tiziana Finzi, a seasoned film professional with more than twenty years of experience in film festival programming and coordination, as its director. She will officially begin her new charge on December 1st, 2008.

Museums

Yinka Shonibare at Miami Art Museum

From Oct 31st, 2008 through Jan 18th, 2009.  As part of its ongoing New Work series, Miami Art Museum will present Yinka Shonibare, MBE: A Flying Machine for Every Man, Woman and Child, a new installation created specifically for MAM. The site-specific work will explore Miami’s role as a destination for both tourists and immigrants and as a symbol of freedom and … +

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Carol Jazzar Contemporary Art

GisMo.  From Nov 14th, 2008 through Jan 10th, 2009.   Carol Jazzar is presenting Limpiezas (cleansings), an exhibition of new contemporary photography by Miami based art collective, GisMo. With steamy and immersive contemporary portraiture in Limpiezas (cleansings), GisMo draws attention to the contrast between Nature and the modern world. Envisaging the response to an abrupt absence of technology as positive and rejuvenating, the … +

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UM's Jerry Herman Ring Theatre

Winter's Tale. From Nov 12th through Nov 22nd, 2008.   Jealousy, rage, intrigue, love, revenge and comic mishaps abound in one of Shakespeare’s most intriguingly plotted plays, now showing at the University of Miami Jerry Herman Ring Theatre located at 1312 Miller Drive on the University of Miami’s Coral Gables campus.

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ArtSpace Virginia Miller Galleries

From Nov 2008 – Feb 2009.  Located in downtown Coral Gables, ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries continues its 35-year tradition of introducing important artists and art movements to this area with the exhibition SAVE AS: Contemporary Chinese Art Born of Ancient Traditions, the first major exhibition of paintings in the US by Cao Xiaodong.

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Butter Gallery

Gustavo Oviedo. From Nov 7th through Dec 7th, 2008.  Bright colors and visual patterns collide at 21st century speeds in Gustavo Oviedo's latest exhibition titled Ultraviolet Palm Trees, which opens on November 7th at the Butter Gallery in Coconut Grove

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Waterfront Playhouse

The Red Head Dilemma. Nov 15th, 22nd and 28th, 2008.  The Waterfront Playhouse presents The Red Head Dilemma, an interactive children’s musical for ages 6 to 12 that has been created by the Key West Children’s Theatre Company. The Red Head Dilemma plays Saturday mornings at 11:00 a.m., on November 15th, 22nd and 29th, 2008.

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Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA)

Anri Sala. From Dec 3rd through Mar 1st, 2009.  Purchase Not by Moonlight is the first major museum exhibition of Anri Sala’s videos and photographs in the United States, featuring works from the late 1990s to the present. The exhibition is co-organized by the Contemporary Arts Center in the Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art (Cincinnati) and the Museum of Contemporary Art, North … +

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Lowe Art Museum

Charles Lieberman. From Nov 22nd, 2008 through Jan 18th, 2009.  Charles Biederman: An American Idealist is a touring exhibition organized by the Frederick Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota, on view at the Lowe Art Museum through January 18th, 2009. The exhibition offers a comprehensive overview of the life and work of Charles Biederman, an acclaimed American modernist, who pioneered … +

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Necrópolis Cristóbal Colón: Photographs by Raúl L. Rodríguez

Historical Museum of Southern Florida. From Sep 25th, 2008 through Jan 25th, 2009   Plotted on a pattern of five crosses, with two avenues creating the main cross, the Cristóbal Colón Cemetery in the Vedado district of Havana, Cuba is considered one of the finest examples of funerary architecture in the world. Miami architect Raúl L. Rodríguez, AIA has been documenting its quiet … +

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MOCA at Goldman Warehouse

The Possibility of an Island . From Dec 4th, 2008 through Mar 21st, 2009.The Museum of Contemporary Art’s annex space, MOCA at Goldman Warehouse, will feature the exhibition The Possibility of an Island from December 4th, 2008 through March 21st, 2009. The exhibition, which takes French author Michel Houellebecq’s 2005 novel of the same name as its starting point, poses existential questions … +

Art Fairs

Aqua Art Miami

Nov 30 through Dec 4, 2011. This contemporary art fair takes place each December at the Aqua Hotel on Miami Beach. This year the show starts with a preview party on Wednesday evening, November 30th. The fair began in 2005 as an experimental project to bring west coast galleries and artists to Miami during Art Basel week, and quickly established it’s reputation … +

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Bridge Miami Beach

From Dec 4th through Dec 7th, 2008.  Following its success in the last two years, Bridge is pleased announces its third installment in Miami Beach. Held at both the Catalina and Maxine Hotels, Bridge Miami leads the South Beach satellite art market, located a mere two blocks from Art Basel. Visitors can browse nearly 80 rooms of the freshest and most innovative … +

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Bridge Wynwood

From Dec 2nd through 7th, 2008.  Bridge Art Fair presents its inaugural edition of Bridge Miami Wynwood, offering collectors, art professionals and visitors a boutique-style booth fair easily accessible in the heart of Midtown Miami. Taking place concurrently with Bridge Miami Beach, Bridge Miami Wynwood marks a significant expansion of Bridge’s presence at the global art fair market that converges in Miami … +

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Fountain Miami

From Dec 3rd through Dec 7th, 2008.  Fountain Miami, the alternative art exhibition known for presenting cutting-edge and independent art galleries, sets up shop in an industrial warehouse located at 25th Street and North Miami Avenue for its latest installment this December. Fountain is a guerrilla-style art event, dubbed by many as the "Anti Art Fair" for its brash, off-the-wall offerings of … +

Cinema

The Pleasure of Being Robbed

Miami Beach Cinematheque. November 16th, 2008.  The Pleasure of Being Robbed, directed by Joshua Safdie, premieres at the Miami Beach Cinematheque on November 16th, 2008 at 8:30 p.m. By turns delightful, exasperating, goofy and opaque, The Pleasure of Being Robbed has been called a "mumblecore" film, but either that's totally wrong or the term means nothing beyond an inexpensively made indie about … +

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The Frida Files

Miami Beach Cinematheque. Through Nov 2008.  The Miami Beach Cinematheque is currently presenting an exhibition titled The Frida Files showcasing photographs by Leo Matiz through the month of November.

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The Exiles

Miami Beach Cinematheque. November 26th, 2008.  The Exiles, directed by Kent Mackensie, premieres at the Miami Beach Cinematheque on November 26th, 2008 at 8:30 p.m. From the people who brought you the restored version of Charles Burnett’s Killer of Sheep, The Exiles chronicles one night in the lives of young Native American men and women living in the Bunker Hill district of … +

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Ballast

Miami Beach Cinematheque. From Nov 28th through 29th, 2008.  The film Ballast, directed by Lance Hammer, premiers at the Miami Beach Cinematheque on November 28th and 29th, 2008 at 7:45 and 9:35 p.m. With Michael J. Smith Sr, JimMyron Ross, Tarra Riggs, Johnny McPhail Ballast is one of those rare films that maximize the medium through an aesthetic of understatement. Every frame … +

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Photoconstructions by Peter Macke

From Nov 8th through Nov 22nd, 2008.  Curator's Voice Art Projects led by Milagros Bello presents the solo exhibition Photoconstructions by artist Peter Macke through November 22nd, 2008. Peter Mackies' photographic images present scolding references to urban elements and recreate a constructivist world of tools and industrial materials in a rough and textured environment.

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Filth and Wisdom

Miami Beach Cinematheque. From Nov 22nd through 24th, 2008.  The film Filth and Wisdom, directed by Madonna, premieres at the Miami Beach Cinematheque from Nov 22nd through 24th, 2008 at 7:45 and 9:30 p.m. Madonna's directorial debut, Filth and Wisdom, is a hilariously sexy tale of three roommates who must delve into mischievous and naughty behavior in pursuit of bigger and brighter … +

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The Pool

Miami Beach Cinematheque. From Nov 7th through Nov 8th, 2008.  The Pool by Chris Smith premiers November 7th and 8th at 7:45 and 9:40 p.m. at the Miami Beach Cinematheque. The Pool is the story of Venkatesh, a "room boy" working at a hotel in Panjim, Goa, who sees from his perch in a mango tree a luxuriant garden and shimmering pool … +