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Tigertail presents Playwright, Comedian, Queer Poet Regie Cabico

January 14 through 18, 2013. Tigertail Productions continues its SpeakOut project for LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Questioning) teens with a weeklong residency with nationally recognized Washington, DC-based, Filipino-American spoken word pioneer Regie Cabico. Scheduled for the week are school and community workshops, a poetry slam for LGBTQ youth and a reading for a general audience. All events are free and … +

Cinema

Holy Motors

A film by Leos Carax / France / 2012 / 115 minutesMiami Beach Cinematheque. From December 28 through 30, 2012. 7:00 p.m. From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the life of Monsieur Oscar, a shadowy character who journeys from one life to the next. He is, in turn, captain of industry, assassin, beggar, monster, family man…He seems to be playing … +

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ArtCenter / South Florida presents Smoke Signals: Istwa, Paisajes and Allegories

Opening reception: December 19, 2012. 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.Art/Center South Florida. December 19, 2012 through February 17, 2013. Smoke Signals: Istwa, Paisajes and Allegories, curated by ArtCenter alumnus William Cordova, challenges what may be familiar perceptions of our surroundings through unconventional materials. Many of the materials these artists incorporate into their work are often sourced from traditional building materials, found objects and … +

Cinema

Django

A film by Sergio Corbucci / Italy/Spain / 1966 / 87 minutesMiami Beach Cinematheque. December 28 and 30, 2012 / January 2 and 3, 2013. The inspiration for many of Quentin Tarantino’s signature film bits (Reservoir Dogs’ infamous ear-cutting scene was a direct reference), and now homaged in his upcoming Django Unchained (opening nationwide Christmas Day), it’s time to revisit the original … +

Museums

Pérez Art Museum Miami Capital Campaign Receives $5 Million Contribution

December 2012. Miami Art Museum (MAM) Director Thom Collins announced that the Museum received a $5 million contribution to the capital campaign for its new, Herzog & de Meuron-designed facility, opening as Pérez Art Museum Miami in December 2013. The gift from Constance and Miguel B. ‘Mike’ Fernandez and family, Chairman, MBF Healthcare Partners, brings the total private donations raised to $75.5 … +

Cinema

The Plastic Bag

A film by Ramin Bahrani / Voiced by Werner Herzog / USA / 18 minutesMiami Beach Cinematheque. December 22 and 23, 2012. 5:45 p.m. This short film by American director Ramin Bahrani (Goodbye Solo) traces the epic, existential journey of a plastic bag (voiced by Werner Herzog) searching for its lost maker, the woman who took it home from the store and … +

Cinema

The Red Balloon

A film by Albert Lamorisse / France / 1956 / 34 minutesMiami Beach Cinematheque. December 22 and 23, 2012. 5:45 p.m. Newly restored, Albert Lamorisse’s exquisite The Red Balloon remains one of the most beloved children’s films of all time. In this deceptively simple, nearly wordless tale, a young boy discovers a stray balloon, which seems to have a mind of its … +

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Art @ Work presents La Isla Sufrida: A solo exhibition by Cuban artist Julio Antonio

Through January 20, 2013. The exhibit showcases over twenty recent collages created from 2010 to 2012. These are complex and hauntingly beautiful artworks featuring Julio Antonio’s unique style. In the artist’s own words: “My work is based on the struggle between the conscious and the unconscious, the conclusive and the inconclusive, satire and tragedy, the poetic and the dramatic.