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Singular Art Collection to Debut on Celebrity Reflection in the Port of Miami

December 3, 2012. On Monday, December 3, 2012, Celebrity Reflection, the newest ship in the Celebrity fleet, with an innovative, original art collection, will debut in Miami before the ship sets sail on its inaugural Stateside voyage. The collection is part of the fleetwide Celebrity Art Collection, representing a nearly $60-million investment across the fleet, showcasing conceptually strong, unique pieces and providing … +

Museums

MOCA Nomi presents Bill Viola: Liber Insularum

Opening reception: December 4, 2012. 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.From December 5, 2012 through March 3, 2013. The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) North Miami has announced it will present a major exhibition of work by Bill Viola, recognized as one of the leading practitioners of video art. Bill Viola: Liber Insularum will begin its sole presentation in the United States at MOCA, … +

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Everywhere I look, I Only See Myself: Performance by Bert Rodriguez

Celebrity Reflection. December 3, 2012. Celebrity Cruises and ICArt will present a live performance by conceptual artist Bert Rodriguez onboard Celebrity Reflection, the newest ship in the Celebrity fleet. The performance, Everywhere I Look I Only See Myself, will take place on Monday, December 3rd, during an exclusive Art Basel Miami Beach press and VIP event, marking the debut of the new … +

Music

Ramon Tebar, FGO’s Music Director and Conductor, honored with 2013 Henry C. Clark Award

November 2012. Florida Grand Opera (FGO) recently announced the recipient of the 2013 Henry C. Clark Conductor Award, Maestro Ramon Tebar. FGO’s Music Director and conductor of the season-opening production of La bohème, Tebar was recently honored by the company’s new General Director and CEO, Susan T. Danis, when she presented him with the 2013 award during FGO’s annual gala this November.

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Primary Projects presents Raneytown

Opening reception: December 6, 2012, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.From December 6 through 9, 2012. Primary Projects presents Raneytown, a transformative and joyful show by Miami native, New York-based artist Rebeca Raney. With a world depicted in more than 250 ink and gouache drawings and works on panel, present in the artist’s playful imagery of hybrid animals, flora and fantastical people is the … +

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Gallery Diet presents The Working Day and Khamsa-izm

Opening reception: November 30, 2012. 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.From November 30 through December 31, 2012. “In my previous work, I’ve engaged with the notion of the modern as a locus of futuristic hope as well as a site of both oppression and repression. I’ve focused on the question of place – and the desire for the creation of a potential-filled ‘new place’ … +

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FSU Art Grad Students participate in Fountain Art Fair

From December 6 through 9, 2012. Peter Kamback, President of the League of Graduate Artist (LGA) and second year MFA Candidate at FSU, along with other MFA grad students, accomplished a goal that most artists work a lifetime to achieve. The students will be exhibiting their newest work along side of some of the most prestigious and respected artist in the world … +

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Dance Now! Miami and Little Haiti Cultural Center present Miami Open Stage

December 15, 2012. 7:00 p.m. Dance Now! Miami and Little Haiti Cultural Center support the work of local choreographers by presenting an evening of new work and works-in-progress in a theatre environment. Dr. Celeste Fraser Delgado, arts critics and associate professor of English and Humanities at Barry University will lead a discussion on process in dance making between the audience and the … +

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Eleazar Delgado's Sunshine Culture

Opening reception: November 30, 2012, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.Through December 2012. Join artist Eleazar Delgado and a host of South Florida socialites including SocialMiami’s.com Allison Weiss Brady, Elysze Held and Amy Rosenberg for a fundraising evening to benefit Gene Spotlight. View Delgado’s newest collection inspired by South Florida living. The new Sunshine Culture collection lives in the 1920’s, the roaring 20’s, because … +

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Diana Lowenstein Gallery presents a Solo Exhibition by Loris Cecchini

Through January 31, 2013. In Cecchini’s work photography, drawing, sculpture and installation combine to form a unified poetics, the cardinal element of which is transfiguration. The subjects that appear include multiple collages and detailed architectural models, objects in rubber, reinvented caravans and tree houses, structurally distorted spaces, and prismatic, transparent covers and surfaces.

Literature

Meet Norman Van Aken and his son Justin Van Aken discussing and signing My Key West Kitchen

Books & Books, Coral Gables. November 27, 2012. 8:00 p.m. Long before Jimmy Buffett wrote “Margaritaville” about Key West, James Beard award-winning chef Norman Van Aken had already pledged allegiance to the magical little scrap of land at the end of the rainbow. Norman says “I just felt lucky when I walked the old small streets and alleys, protected by some ancient … +

Architecture

Glottman presents "The Manichini Dance", A Two-Act Installation

Exploring the Boundaries Between Art, Interior Design, Industrial Design, and FashionFrom November 29 through December 8, 2012. Glottman continues its tradition of celebrating the relationship between the arts and design in our contemporary lifestyle. This year he is featuring an installation in collaboration with trendsetting German/Swedish, textile firm Kinnasand (kinnasand.de) and vanguard Italian lighting company Viabizzuno (viabizzuno.com)

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MDC Museum of Art + Design and Galleria Ca’ D’Oro present Foreverglades

Opening reception: November 30, 2012. 7:00 p.m.From November 30, 2012 through January 26, 2013. As part of Foreverglades, an environmentally minded public installation by William Sweetlove and other members of Cracking Art Group, large-scale recyclable plastic alligators, sea turtles, frogs, and bunnies will be positioned crawling up and down and around the historic Freedom Tower at MDC. The exhibition will open with … +

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Mad Cat Theatre presents Cat Lady

From January 3 through 20, 2013. How do you get a cat to stop spraying while simultaneously using theater to end existential loneliness and racism? This frequently asked question is tackled by Kristina Wong in her hilarious play Cat Lady, directed by Paul Tei, which will open Mad Cat Theatre Company’s 13th season.