MiFo LGBT Film Festival 2017 in Miami

Fri 21 Apr, 2017

The MiFo LGBT Film Festival is a bi-annual film festival with a mission to inspire and educate the public encouraging a sense of community through international and culturally diverse film, video and other media that offer historical and contemporary perspectives on the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience. This year the festival opening night will screen Handsome Devil(2016). Ohter films included are: … +


Miami Bach Society present Soprano Yetzabel Arias Fernandez

Wed 3 May, 2017

Soprano Yetzabel Arias Fernandez performs for the first time for Miami Bach Society audience with the program La Lucrezia (Georg Friedrich Handel) directed by Jay Bernfeld. La Lucrezia includes Cantata Spagnuola a voce sola; Pensieri Notturni di Filli HWV 134; Cantate La Lucrezia HWV 145; Sonata a Flauto e Cembalo HWV 362 and Suite for Harpsichord d minor HWV 428. Yetzabel Arias … +


J.Tomás López: The Portrait Series at Lowe Art Museum

Thu 25 May, 2017

Drawing from his personal pantheon of artist heroes, López’s work evokes the powerful imagery of 19th-century master portrait photographers like Nadar (Gaspar Félix Tournachon) and Julia Margaret Cameron. The series exemplifies Lopez’s acute interest in the continuation of formal photographic processes through carbon printing, which produces very beautiful, high-quality images that are rich in pigment and outstanding in visual resolution; a quality … +


ICA Speaks: Artist Hernan Bas

Thu 11 May, 2017

Hernan Bas (b. 1978, Miami, Florida) creates works born of literary intrigue and tinged with nihilistic romanticism and old world imagery. Influenced by the Aesthetic and Decadent writers of the 19th century, in particular Oscar Wilde and Joris-Karl Huysman, Bas’s works weave together stories of adolescent adventures and the paranormal with classical poetry, religious stories, mythology and literature. His work is part … +


11th Annual All Kids Included Festival at SMDCAC

Sat 6 May, 2017

The 11th Annual All Kids Included Family Arts Festival provides a full day of activities and cultural experiences for children with and without disabilities. This event will include: productions by Magic Morgan and Miami Childrens Theater’s Beauty and the Beast; music and performers inside and outside ASL storytelling; face painting, rock wall and food; free surprises and book giveaway of Misty Copeland’s … +

Visual Arts

Robert Chambers: ‘Iron Oar’ at Emerson Dorsch, Miami

Fri 19 May, 2017 - Sat 8 Jul, 2017

Chambers presents a new installation comprised of a salvaged battleship buoy, repurposed as a massive metal ball, more than 5 feet in diameter. Visitors can push the ball around an ovoid decagon track. Chambers lowers the ball’s center of gravity by partially filling it with oiled BBs. This way, the ball will not tip nor stray from its journey. Eager accomplices, the … +


Film His Wedding Dress at Coral Gables Cinema

Sat 8 Apr, 2017

One of the boldest films to come out of Cuba in recent years, Marilyn Solaya’s feature film debut, His Wedding Dress (Vestido de Novia), won the Audience Award at two of the most important Spanish-language film festivals: Havana and Málaga. The film is set in 1994, the worst year of Cuba’s so-called special period, which began with the collapse of the Soviet … +


Rubell Family Collection exhibits High Anxiety

Fri 14 Apr, 2017

High Anxiety: New Acquisitions presents selections of artworks from 32 artists acquired since 2014, many of whom explore polarizing social and political concerns through a broad spectrum of contemporary artistic practices. In gauging the output and energies of these artists we find creative currents that speak to our shared state of uncertainty, nervousness and pessimism. On view through Aug 25, 2017 Rubell … +


OUTSIDE IN: Downtown Hollywood Mural Project at Art and Culture Center of Hollywood

Fri 28 Apr, 2017

OUTSIDE IN, curated by Laura Marsh and Jill Weisberg includes site specific installations, sketches, and objects that attempt to define the parameters between painting and sculpture, graffiti, street art, and public art. The aim is to further define the importance of constructing dialogues between urban walls and activating everyday spaces. It includes the artists Andrew Antonaccio, Jay Bellicchi, Diana Contreras, Filio Galvez, … +


Concert Sounds Of The Times: Night Walkers at NWS

Sat 15 Apr, 2017

Master of modern music Reinbert de Leeuw returns to the New World Symphony for the U.S. premiere of one of his own works and an explosive violin concerto. With a name exposing a clash of sacred and profane, Kaija Saariaho’s Graal théâtre is inspired by writings of King Arthur and the Grail, and spectacularly tackled by contemporary music advocate and consummate violinist … +


2017 Fort Lauderdale Fringe Festival

Thu 20 - Sun 23 Apr, 2017

Broward College brings the Fringe Festival back to South Florida for the third year in a row. The three-day event is set to be held on Friday April 21st – Sunday, April 23rd. This diverse, cutting-edge, and uncensored live theater event aims to fuse the art scene with the local community by bringing the true nature of creation to the stage and … +


Jazz at MOCA: Carlos Averhoff, Jr

Fri 27 Jan, 2017

Carlos Averhoff, Jr. is a Latin Grammy nominated Cuban tenor saxophonist, he is a contemporary Afro-Cuban Jazz composer and educator. His debut album iRESI released in April 2015 at Boston’s Scullers Jazz Club has been applauded by international critics and major jazz blogs. Carlos has also collaborated with Louis Hayes, Jimmy Cobb, Bob Moses, Cuban drummers Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez and Calixto … +


Florida Guitar Foundation presents Manuel Barrueco in concert

Fri 7 Apr, 2017 8:00pm

“If Barrueco is not the greatest living guitarist on the world stage today, I don’t know who is” -Fanfare Magazine “Barrueco is a mature artist at the height of his power…his technique is absolute, his expression restrained but always moving, always in the finest of state…what the guitar should sound like” -American Record Guide (2017) The Florida Guitar Foundation is extremely proud … +


A Tsunami of Sound Coming to ARTSERVE

Sat 15 Apr, 2017

An eclectic group of live bands will take the stage at ArtServe, as this notable cultural location converts into a live music venue for a one-night extravaganza.  Headlining band, Musidora, offers a broad musical palette ranging from pummeling alt rock to ethereal-chill tunes.  Featured acts include C***Monsters, Escape the Clouds, Chris Kay and other special guest artists. Delicious snacks and a bountiful … +


Studio Jazz Band New Works at Frost School of Music

Wed 12 Apr, 2017

The Frost Studio Jazz Band presents a concert featuring new music by Stephen Guerra, Jr. as conductor and graduate assistant William Longo, with members of the Frost Studio Jazz Band. UM Gusman Concert Hall Frost School of Music 1314 Miller Drive Coral Gables, FL 33146 Ph: 305-284-2241


Art Brut – NAEMI 29th Anniversary Annual Exhibition

Fri 21 Apr, 2017

The Foundation NAEMI (National Arts Exhibition of the Mentally III Inc) presents its 29º Anniversary Annual Art Brut Exhibition opening on April 21st 5-7pm at Borders Picture Framing & Gallery (1601 SW 1st St Miami, FL 33135). Works from Misleidys Castillo, Isaac Crespo, Christopher Paul, Sebastián Ferreira, Damián Valdés Dilla, Lucia Ballester and Peyi Rodríguez Cabrera are for sale. There is free … +


One of Verdi’s most passionate and dramatic operas

Sat 29 Apr - 13 May, 2017

THE STORY: King Gustavo is a leader loved by his people but surrounded by conspirators. He also harbors a secret shame: he adores Amelia, the wife of his closest friend and loyal minister, the Count. After questioning his wife’s loyalty involving the affection of the King, the Count decides to join a conspiratorial plot to assassinate his leader. A masked ball is … +


Letter from the Unknown at CCE

Mon 10 Apr, 2017

The exhibition Letter from the Unknown by artist Angela Valella examines what might be referred to as arcane or archaic modes of communication and technologies. It comprises a collection of first found written literary work and drawings by a writer whose work was never published together with the artist sculptures, installation, collages and video. Letter from Unknown (Woman) is a 1922 novel … +