News

Art@Work presents Where All Your Dreams Come True

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.

Cinema

Miami International Film Festival Urges Film Lovers to Support Florida Film Projects

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 … +

Music

Fundarte presents Nestor Torres in Concert

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 … +

Music

The Cabinet of Dr. Strange by Livio Tragtenberg

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.

News

It Takes All This to be Me. A Solo Exhibit by Kenton Parker

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.

News

Siempre Viviré: Photographic Portraits of Celia Cruz

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.

Music

Tinariwen in Concert at Grand Central

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.

Literature

Meet Simon Sebag Montefiore discussing and signing Jerusalem: The Biography

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 … +

Architecture

Digital Design: Pulsation in Architecture Book Talk

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 … +

Cinema

Films at MOCA: Strangers No More

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 … +

Events

Mad Hatter Arts Festival

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.

News

Cintas Foundation presents its Visual Arts Fellowship Finalists Exhibition

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.