10th Anniversary season of JAZZ ROOTS: Miami’s Best Jazz Series!

Fri 3 Nov, 2017 - Fri 20 Apr, 2018

The Arsht Center is thrilled to announce the 10th Anniversary season of JAZZ ROOTS which brings jazz legends from around the globe to our own Knight Concert Hall – acclaimed as one of the most acoustically superb concert halls of our age! We’ll kick off the 2017-2018 season with Ella Fitzgerald 100th Birthday Tribute, a star-studded celebration of the First Lady of … +


Symphony of the Americas presents Summerfest 2017

Through Sun 13 Aug, 2017

Broward’s longest running Summerfest is back, presenting its 26th annual festival, for one month of performances throughout Florida and the Americas. Nourish your artistic soul with the Symphony of the Americas, a Broward County designated Major Cultural Institution, celebrating its 30th Anniversary this season.  A month of concerts throughout Florida and the Americas beginning July 14 takes the masterful sounds of the … +


SLAVA’S SNOWSHOW Final Performances!

Through Mon 7 Aug, 2017

After conquering the planet’s leading cities many times over, SLAVA’S SNOWSHOW, a visual and musical extravaganza described as “eye-catching” and “dazzling” by the Miami Herald, returns to South Florida following two critically acclaimed engagements. Join the more than 70,000 Miamians who have already been blown away by the SNOWSHOW’s awe-inducing, profoundly moving theatrical experience. Full of wondrous images, delightful comedy, haunting music, … +

Visual Arts

CIFO exhibits No Black/No White

Thu 7 Sep, 2017 - Sun 5 Nov, 2017

The Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO) exhibits No black / No white (no and),  a show with CIFO’s 2017 Grants & Commissions Program Award recipients. It includes the work of the nine award recipients from six countries, divided into three categories: the Achievement Award, given to Mexican-American multi media artist Daniel Joseph Martinez; Mid-Career Artists—Richard Garet (Uruguay) and Fredy Alzate (Colombia); and Emerging … +


Unlimited Devotion plays Grateful Dead at Wynwood Yard

Tue Aug 1, 2017

Unlimited Devotion sets up a revival concert  of  The Grateful Dead, so called  “most American of all bands.” The group will celebrate Jerry Garcia — Dead guitarist, renowned legend, and one of the most celebrated Latin American musicians — at what would have been Garcia’s 75th birthday.  The concert will include songs like “That’s It for the Other One”  which presents an … +


Miami Premiere Screening: Carla Forte’ ANN

Wed Aug 16, 2017

Miami Beach Cinematéque hosts the première of Ann by Venezuelan filmmaker Carla Fonte.  Ann narrates the story of Ruben, a visual artist who has decided to abandon his tormented life by taking refuge within his own imagination; creating a world parallel to reality, which distances him from all material and emotional attachment, thus exorcising his ego. Directed by Carla Forte, with With … +


Documentary My Journey through French Cinema at Miami Beach Cinematéque

Thu Aug 3, 2017

Writer-director Bertrand Tavernier is truly one of the grand auteurs of the movies. His experience is vast and his knowledge is voluminous, his love is inexhaustible and his perspective is matched only by that of Martin Scorsese. This epic documentary has been a lifetime in the making. Tavernier knows his native cinema inside and out, from the giants like Renoir, Godard, and … +


HistoryMiami exhibits South Beach, 1974-1990: Photographs of a Jewish Community

Fri 27 Oct, 2017 - Sun 1 Apr, 2018

South Beach, 1974-1990: Photographs of a Jewish Community explores South Beach the way it was. During the 1970s and 1980s, highlighted photographers Gay Block, Gary Monroe, Richard Nagler, David Scheinbaum, and Andy Sweet each undertook long-term documentation projects of South Beach, before the neighborhood transformed into today’s world famous tourist and nightlife destination. HistoryMiami Museum will display selections from each of their … +

Visual Arts

Artist Francisco Masó’ Surreptitious Stripes at Connect New Room

Through Sun 20 Aug, 2017

Cuban artist Francisco Masó’ Surreptitious Stripes includes two abstract-geometric painting propositions, 20 pieces each, that form part of the “Registro estético de fuerzas encubiertas” Series. The exhibition was curated by North + South (Katherine Chacón and Jim Peele). This Series includes pictures and videos of social control episodes that took place in modern Cuba. These depict street fights between people acting in … +


Jazz at MOCA: Lisanne Lyons

Fri Aug 25, 2017

Lisanne’s career began immediately following high school as the featured vocalist for three Air Force bands. She has been featured with the Woody Herman Orchestra, Maynard Ferguson, Arturo Sandoval, Roanoke Symphony, Palm Beach Pops, XL Big Band in Sweden, Nantes Big Band, Los Alas Studio Orchestra, and various bands and orchestras across the country. She has produced two solo CD’s and two … +


HistoryMiami: Following the Steps of the Orishas. . . Academic Conference

Thu Aug 17, 2017, 1PM

HistoryMiami holds “Following the Steps of the Orishas: Afro-Cuban Spirituality in Urban Spaces”,  an academic conference in conjunction with the IFE-ILE Afro-Cuban Dance Festival. Conference Schedule: 1PM  Keynote Speaker: Dr. Keshia Abraham 1:30PM  Panel Discussion: Transformations and Challenges in Religious Practice 3:00PM Panel Discussion: Empowerment through Embodiment of the Goddess 4:00PM Panel Discussion: Exploring Socio-Cultural Contexts of Choreography 5:00PM Panel Discussion: Regla … +


South Florida Theatre League Summer Fest 2017

Through Mon 28 Aug, 2017

Every Monday through August 28, 2017 a South Florida Theatre League member will host a reading of a new play by a local playwright. Playwrights range from established local favorites, including Carbonell Award-winners and nominees, to emerging talents, with plays vastly ranging in subject matter and style. Schedule : July 31, 2017 Actors’ Playhouse, “All Together Now” by Philip Middleton Williams, 7:30 … +

Performing Arts

Finding Mona Lisa at Actors’ Playhouse

Through Sun 13 Aug, 2017

  In Finding Mona Lisa, Carbonell Award-winning playwright Michael McKeever explores the history of the world’s most famous painting, including Leonardo da Vinci’s meeting of Senora del Giocondo (Mona Lisa) and his masterful creation of her indelible countenance. This historical, funny and intriguing new piece presents highlights throughout the painting’s infamous past, including her vandalism, her theft, her journey to America (at … +

Performing Arts

Main Street Players play Bad Jews

Through Sun 13 Aug, 2017

Bad Jews by Joshua Harmon  chronicles the relationships between three cousins who are brought together following the death of their grandfather, a Holocaust survivor. Conflict ensues as the trio fight over a “chai” that belonged to their grandfather. As Daphna and Liam battle over who is more deserving of the memento, Liam’s girlfriend Melody and brother Jonah try to stay clear of … +

Performing Arts

Stephen Sondheim’s Company at Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

Through Sun 6 Aug, 2017

From musical theatre’s most renowned composer Stephen Sondheim, Company is largely regarded as a trailblazer of the dark-comedy, modern-musical genre and the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Lyrics and Best Book. Stephen Sondheim’s game-changing musical is a sophisticated and honest look at modern adult relationships. Raymond F. Kravis Center For The Performing Arts 701 Okeechobee Blvd. … +

Visual Arts

ALI SMITH: ELECTRIC PRISM at Mindy Solomon Gallery

Sat 9 Sep, 2017 - Sat 7 Oct, 2017

Ali Smith (b. 1976, Newport Beach, CA) uses the canvas as an open space of exploration; an empty landscape that serves as the starting point for investigation into abstract terrains. Her work illustrates the existential plight the artist has in finding new, personal meaning and direction within the field of abstract painting. The recurring visual trope of Rococo-like excess and abundance performs … +


Kaleidoscope MusArt Call for Piano Soloists

Nov 20, 2017

Kaleidoscope MusArt, dedicated to promotion of new classical music, art, and emerging artists with an educational scope calls for Scores|Piano Solo emerging women composers. The award consists of World Premiere of the composition at the Steinway Piano Gallery Miami, in H.E.R. hear|echo|reflect program of the Kaleidoscope MusArt “Spotlight” Series. This  concert will be scheduled during Women’s History Month (March 2018), celebrating the creativity of … +


Miami Beach Cinémathèque: The Trip to Spain

Thu 7 Sep, 2017 - Sun 24 Sep, 2017

Miami Premiere Engagement brings The Trip to Spain, considered one of the funniest movies of the year, and part of Tribeca Film Festival official selection. The Trip to Spain, directed by Michael Winterbottom (UK) tells the story of Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embarking themselves on another deliciously deadpan culinary road trip after northern England and Italy. This time around, the guys … +


The Untamed at Miami Beach Cinématèque

Fri Aug 18, 2017

Mexican Director Amat Escalante’ The Untamed comes to Miami Beach Cinématèque as a part of Miami Première Engagement. Winner in Best Director both in Cannes Festival and Venice Festival. With Ruth Ramos, Simone Bucio, Jesús Meza, Eden Villavicencio and Andrea Peláez. It tells the story of a young mother, Alejandra who is also a working housewife, raising two boys with husband Angel … +


Ed Sheeran and James Blunt in Concert at AmericanAirlines Arena

Wed Aug 30, 2017, 7:30PM

Multiple Grammy Award-winning global superstar Ed Sheeran will be in concert in Miami’s AmericanAirlines Arena as a part of his North America Tour.  This tour celebrates Sheeran’s landmark third studio album, “÷.” The album  includes the universal hit singles, “Shape of You” and “Castle On The Hill,” both of which made incredible chart entries after their simultaneous January release. The concert will … +


PAMM exhibits On the Horizon: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection

Through Sun 8 Apr, 2018

On the Horizon explores the diverse cultural and emotional landscapes of recent Cuban art. It presents a selection of works by Contemporary Cuban artists donated to the museum by Jorge M. Perez and recent acquisitions.  The diverse meanings placed on the horizon as a symbol of longing, containment or desire radiate across the additional works on view. Produced in various media, such … +


Hew Locke’ For Those in Peril on the Sea at PAMM

Through Sun 26 Aug, 2018

For Those in Peril on the Sea (2011) is an installation by artist Hew Locke, first shown in 2013 during PAMM’s inaugural programming. Consisting of dozens of scaled-down replicas of ships suspended from the ceiling, the installation creates the impression of a massive exodus taking place throughout the architectural space above the viewer. It features a broad range of vessel types, from … +


Jazz at MOCA with Lisanne Lyons

Fri 25 Aug, 2017

Lisanne Lyons teaches Studio Music and Jazz at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music. Prior to this she was an Associate Professor of Music at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She was founder of the vocal jazz program and directed the Down Beat award-winning vocal jazz group, the New Virginians. During her tenure at VT, she received the Gamma … +