From March 15 through 17, 2013. A weekend of diverse Cuban music in Miami Beach is lined up as part of the month-long Miami-wide festival, Global Cuba Fest, which celebrates the roots of Cuban music and the genre’s funkiest innovations exploring jazz, son montuno, bolero, trova, timba and Afro-Cuban rhythms.
Cachita: The Infinite Lightness of Being at The Olga M. and Carlos Saladrigas Gallery, at the Ignatian Center for the Arts
Opening reception: February 26, 2013, 7:30 – 10:00 p.m.From February 26 through March 26, 2013. Emblematic Cuban artists such as José Bedia, Consuelo Castañeda, Tomás Esson, Glexis Novoa, Carlos Rodríguez Cárdenas, Ciro Quintana, Leandro Soto, Tomás Sánchez y Rubén Torres-Llorca, among others, get together in this collective show that renders tribute to the Cuban Saint Patroness and celebrates the outstanding production of … +
Opening reception: March 5, 2013, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Unique and beautiful imagery captured by internationally acclaimed French photographer and artist, Arno Elias, is making its debut in Miami this March. Markowicz Fine Art Gallery in Miami’s Design District is hosting an exclusive exhibit and cocktail event of Arno Elias’ The Lost Series.
Opening reception: Saturday, March 2, 2013, 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.From March 2 through April 6, 2013. David Castillo Gallery presents The Eye, The Vessel, and The Spell, new works by Pepe Mar in sculpture, collage, painting, and installation for the artist’s fourth solo show with the gallery.
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Olympia Theater at Gusman Center. April 6 and 7, 2013, 8:00 and 4:00 p.m. The story of Carmen is set in Seville, Spain, around 1830, and concerns the eponymous Carmen, a beautiful Gipsy with a fiery temper. Free with her love, she woos the corporal Don José, an inexperienced soldier. Their relationship leads to his rejection of his former love, mutiny against … +
Through April 14, 2013. “What does race mean to you?” Oren Stier, an associate professor of religious studies at FIU and director of the Jewish Studies Program, asks this question of the students enrolled in his course on the Holocaust as he leads them on a tour of the exhibition Race and Visual Culture under National Socialism. Stier guest-curated the exhibition, which … +
The Stage. March 21 through 23, 2013. A product of the hghly acclamed, lvng Amercan composer Robert Xaver Rodrguez, Tango s a one-act comc concert operetta composed for a sngle tenor role, sung by Young Artst Matthew Newln, and a chamber ensemble.
The Stage. March 21 through 23, 2013. A product of the highly acclaimed, living American composer Robert Xavier Rodriguez, Tango is a one-act comic concert operetta composed for a single tenor role, sung by Young Artist Matthew Newlin, and a chamber ensemble.
Miami-Dade County Auditorium. March 22 and 23, 2013. 8:30 p.m. Tigertail will present the recent Bessie Award-winning choreographer Emily Johnson on Friday & Saturday, March 22 and 23, 2013, at 8:30 p.m., at Miami-Dade County Auditorium’s On Stage Black Box, in a concert featuring Johnson’s critically-acclaimed work Niicugni, influenced by her Alaskan heritage.
From March 8 through 28, 2013. For the first time ever, six former heads of Israel’s domestic secret service agency, the Shin Bet, share their explosive insights and reflect publicly on their actions in this year’s Oscar nominated feature-length documentary, The Gatekeepers, starting its South Florida First Run Engagement on Friday, March 8, in 35mm, at the Coral Gables Art Cinema.
Meet Ellen Kanner discussing and signing Feeding the Hungry Ghost: Life, Faith and What to Eat for Dinner
Books & Books, Coral Gables. February 27 and 28, 2013. What do we turn to for both everyday sustenance and seasonal celebration? Food. Often, though, we’re like the hungry ghosts of Taoist lore, eating mindlessly, wandering aimlessly, and wanting more – more than food itself can provide. Ellen Kanner believes that if we put in a little thought and preparation, every meal … +
Colony Theatre. March 15 and 16, 2013. 8:00 p.m. Miami Dade College’s (MDC) MDC Live Arts presents the U.S. premiere of Chile’s acclaimed Teatro Cinema in two trailblazing performances that combine theatre and film in Sin Sangre (Without Blood), at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 15 and 16, at the Colony Theatre.
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Directed by Michael Apted, 2013, 139 minutes, England, UnratedFrom February 21 through 24, 2013. Starting in 1964 with Seven Up, The UP Series has explored this Jesuit maxim. The original concept was to interview 14 children from diverse backgrounds from all over England, asking them about their lives and their dreams for the future.
From March 1 through 9, 2013. In celebration of the “Year of Italian Culture in the United States”, the Miami Bach Society’s renowned annual Early Music celebration will feature Italian artists, Italian music and Italian programming. The festival will take place in venues in Coral Gables, March 1 through 9, 2013.
February 2013. Bonnie Clearwater, the executive director and chief curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami, announced the appointment of Alex Gartenfeld as curator, a new position that will include both curatorial and administrative duties. An independent curator, writer, and senior editor of Art in America and Interview online, Gartenfeld has been involved in the organization of over 25 … +
Directed by Roman Coppola, 2013, 86 minutes, rated RFrom February 21 through 24, 2013. Set in a stylized Los Angeles, ‘A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III’ is a playful comedy of lost love, friendship, revenge fantasies, and Brandy Alexanders. Charles (Charlie Sheen) is a successful graphic designer whose fame, money and charm have provided him with a seemingly perfect … +
Knight Concert Hall. February 22, 2013, 7:30 p.m. “Richard Blanco is not just a poet from Miami; he’s a Miami poet. Robert Frost only lived in New England for a small portion of his life, but when he wrote out came birches, apples, snow. Blanco lives in Maine in now, but whenever he puts pen to paper, out comes mangroves, abuelas, mangos.
March 1st, 2013. 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Locust Projects celebrates its 15th anniversary as a pioneer of the Miami art scene with a block party at its new 5,000 square foot exhibition space in the Design District. Guests are invited to sip cocktails, dance and enjoy food by Gastropod, the original gourmet.
Directed By Stephen Vittoria, 2013, 120 minutes, USA, UnratedFrom February 21 through 24, 2013. Long Distance Revolutionary focuses on Mumia Abu-Jamal’s career as a prolific writer and journalist from the depths of prison. The film chronicles his life and work as a journalist, writer and philosopher – a public intellectual who has spent thirty years in a Pennsylvania prison, twenty, nine of … +
South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. March 9, 2013, 8:00 p.m. Eddie Palmieri, known for his charismatic power and bold innovative drive, has a musical career that spans over 50 years as a bandleader of Salsa and Latin Jazz orchestras. With a discography that includes 36 titles, Mr. Palmieri has been awarded Nine Grammy Awards. He received his first Grammy Award in 1975 … +