Antonia Wright. From Oct 31, 2011 through Jan 13, 2012. Antonia Wright investigates the universal human condition through a multifarious, process- oriented art practice combining photography, performance, poetry, video, installation and sculpture. A poet and photographer, Wright introduces social critique into a broad conceptual framework with imagination and conviction.
MDC Wolfson Campus. Nov 11, 2011. 7:30 p.m. Tom Brokaw, known and beloved for his landmark work in American journalism and for the New York Times bestsellers The Greatest Generation and Boom!, now turns his attention to the challenges that face America in the new millennium, to offer reflections on how we can restore America’s greatness.
November 2011. Miami International Film Festival (MIFF), produced and presented by Miami Dade College (MDC), today announced the launch of a Kickstarter project for its “Florida Focus” program. An annual celebration of made/set-in-Florida films, the program’s overall objective is to provide local producers and filmmakers an important and essential opportunity to exhibit their talent within an international film festival model (provided by … +
South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. Nov 11, 2011. 8:00 p.m. Ten years after the tragedy of 9/11, Nestor Torres creates a concert event of a lifetime in a symphonic version of songs from his CD “Dances, Prayers and Meditations for Peace. The concert will take place on Friday, November 11 at 8:00 p.m. at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. It will include … +
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From Nov 10 through 27, 2011. The Alliance Theatre Lab is closing its 2011 Season with Kenneth Lonergan’s critically acclaimed play Lobby Hero. This Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Play nominee tells the story of Jeff, a luckless young security guard trying to get his life together after being thrown out of the navy.
West Dade Regional Library. From Oct 11, 2011 through Mar 8, 2012. This year, the Miami-Dade Public Library System celebrates its 40th anniversary and forty years of collecting, maintaining, and preserving an increasing and special art collection of more than 2,200 works.
Oct 27, 2011. 8:00 p.m. As part of its current series, “The Discreet Charm of Luis Buñuel”, the Miami Beach Cinematheque is screening the film The Phantom of Liberty, directed by Buñuel in 1974, starring Julien Bertheau, Miléna Vukotic, Jean Rochefort, and Michel Piccoli.
Oct 26, 2011. 8:30 p.m. The film Wish Me Away, directed by Bobbie Birleffi and Beverly Kopf, and starring Chely Wright, Jennifer Archer and Howard Bragman, will be screened at the Miami Beach Cinematheque on October 26 at 8:30 p.m.
Sleepless Night, Miami Beach. Nov 5, 2011. 6:00 p.m. Tigertail takes pleasure in presenting Brazilian composer Livio Tragtenberg as part of Miami Beach’s Sleepless Night on Saturday, November 5, 2011, from 6:00 p.m. to midnight. For Sleepless Night, Tragtenberg will perform The Cabinet of Dr. Strange.
Through Nov 5, 2011. Centered in his locus of collage, sculpture and painting, and navigating his rhetorical milieu of organic and found materials, Fabian Peña argues for an entomology that is also anthropology; a mysticism that is also realism; a microcosm that is also infinity.
Primary Projects. Through Nov 6, 2011. Primary Projects is presenting It Takes All This to be Me by Los Angeles-based artist Kenton Parker in his first solo project since 2007. Borrowing and re-appropriating mainstream cultural imagery, then barraging that aesthetic with subtly aggressive visual and textual commentary, Parker subverts and subsequently defies the authority of the surfaces and personalities he encounters.
Hispanic Branch Library. From Oct 4, 2011 through Mar 1, 2012. Alexis Rodriguez-Duarte took these photographs of the late legendary salsa singer Celia Cruz (1925-2003) during the last fifteen years of her illustrious life. The series of black and white photographs captures the “Queen of Salsa” in moments and places few other photographers were granted access.
Nov 10, 2011. 8:00 p.m. “The Clash of the desert,” Tinariwen are nomadic Tuareg guitar-poets from Mali’s southern Sahara. They made waves throughout the Saraha playing what became the soundtrack for Tuareg independence. Now they are making waves in the international rock scene.
Books & Books, Coral Gables. Oct 29, 2011. 8:00 p.m. Join Michael Connors at Books & Books for an unprecedented tour of stunning and architecturally significant Cuban palacios, mansions, and private homes that have been meticulously preserved, previously un-photographed, and inaccessible to visitors.
Temple Judea Coral Gables. Oct 27, 2011. 7:30 p.m. Jerusalem is the universal city, the capital of two peoples, the shrine of three faiths; it is the prize of empires, the site of Judgement Day and the battlefield of today’s clash of civilizations. From King David to Barack Obama, from the birth of Judaism, Christianity and Islam to the Israel-Palestine conflict, this … +
Wolfsonian Museum – FIU. Oct 28, 2011. 7:00 p.m. “Digital design is not simply a means to an end, but is opening doors for different kinds of sensibility of design – it is opening up a Pandora’s box of new possibilities for architecture,” says Eric Goldemberg, author of the newly published book Pulsation in Architecture. Goldemberg presents his book as part of … +
Oct 26, 2011. 7:00 p.m. The Museum of Contemporary Art will screen the award winning-film Strangers No More on Wednesday evening, October 26th at 7:00 p.m. Executive Producer Lin Arison, will introduce the film, which won the 2011 Academy Award for Best Documentary. Strangers No More was shot on location at the Bialik-Rogozin School in Tel Aviv. It is produced and directed … +
Oct 29 and 30, 2011. 10:00 a.m. Mad Hatter Arts Festival returns for its 7th season taking place Saturday and Sunday, October 29 and 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at The Barnacle and along the sidewalks of Main Highway, from the Cloisters to Calamari. This juried event features artists of all types of media.
From Oct 28 through Dec 16, 2011. After reviewing nearly 100 submissions from around the world, the Cintas Foundation has selected ten finalists in the visual arts category for its annual Cintas Foundation Fellowship competition. They are Ivan Abreu, Harold Batista, Domingo Castillo, Ivan Depena, Coco Fusco, Jillian Mayer, Fabian Pena, Dinorah de Jesus Rodriguez, Ruben Torres Llorca, and Juana Valdez.
Oct 2011. Florida Grand Opera (FGO) is proud to announce the appointment of a new Managing Director, Kevin G. Mynatt, who concurrently serves as the company’s Director of Production. FGO also welcomes Erin Turner in the role of Technical Director.
From Oct 26 through Nov 9, 2011. A major milestone in the life of New World School of the Arts, the Dance for the Community dance series is part of the young arts institution’s 25th Anniversary celebration. “The South Florida community has played an integral role in the growth and achievements of NWSA – and what better way to demonstrate our gratitude … +
Video by FIUOnline FIU Online students can now virtually tour the Frost Art Museum at FIU in Miami, FL. The museum boasts more than 6000 works of art ranging from … Watch on Youtube