Visual Arts

Adler Guerrier: Deployed, Conditional, and Limited Utopia

Through Tue 21 Nov, 2017

A visual topography of the urban, subtropical conditions of Miami, reflecting upon these distinct environments as evidence of the cultural and political landscapes of the city. Guerrier, in many ways, plays the role of cultural cartographer, and the images themselves, physically folded, unfolded, and then displayed on the wall, have the look of maps laid out with landmarks noted in painted squares. … +

Performing Arts

Palm Beach Dramaworks presents The Little Foxes

Wed 18 Oct, 2017 - Sun 12 Nov, 2017

At the turn of the century in the Deep South, the ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan poison everything they touch. The Little Foxes is a 1939 play by Lillian Hellman, considered a classic of 20th century drama. Its title comes from Chapter 2, Verse 15 of the Song of Solomon in the King James version of the Bible, which reads, “Take us the … +


Arsht Center: BUILDING THE WALL by Robert Schenkkan

Written immediately prior to the recent presidential election, BUILDING THE WALL is a hard-hitting new play inspired by angry campaign rhetoric, and threatening promises made law, that leads to a terrifying escalation of horrifying events. It’s 2019 and the US has suffered another terrorist attack. Declaring martial law, the government has swept up and detained millions of immigrants. Rick is a former … +


Presentation by photographer Silvia Lizama about her life and work

Thu 9 Nov, 2017

Silvia Lizama will give a presentation showing how a lifetime of influences has impacted her image making process. She will show different bodies of work, talk about the inspirations behind the work and finally give brief presentation on how she hand colors her black and white photographs. Silvia Lizama was born in Cuba and moved to South Florida in 1960. She received … +


Mythology and Site by Christina Pettersson opens at Deering Estate

Wednesday, October 18, 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The Deering Estate will present an exhibit reception for ‘Mythology and Site,’ a solo show by artist Christina Pettersson, on Wednesday, October 18, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public and includes a special performance in collaboration with opera singer Shanna Nolan Gundry at 7:45 p.m. ‘Mythology and Site’ responds to the Deering Estate’s … +


Tickets to Ing An Die are only $40!

Friday, October 13 - Saturday, October 14

Dance is both medium and message in this three-act, 70-minute exploration of 21st-century life. A shape-shifting love story, “Ing an Die” weaves choreographic languages with symbolic imagery to disrupt binary structures found within art and society at large: traditional vs. contemporary, masculine vs. feminine, organic human vs. synthetic robot. McGinn returns home to his native Florida from Paris for his operatic debut … +


MDC Live Arts announces its 2017-2018 Season

Sat 4 Nov, 2017 - Thu 31 May, 2018

Miami’s most eclectic performing arts series extraordinary programs—unforgettable experiences Ojalá/Inshallah: Wishes from the Muslim World is a season designed to explore the diversity of Muslim culture through the arts and to challenge widespread assumptions concerning contemporary Muslim identity, made possible by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Arts (DDFIA)’s Building Bridges 2016-17 Grant Program.   WATCH SEASON VIDEO HERE!   THE SACHAL … +


Dual Frequency exhibition at Art and Culture Center of Hollywood

Opening Reception, Sept. 8, 6-9 pm

Art and Culture Center of Hollywood holds Dual Frequency  as part of South Florida Cultural Consortium 2017. The exhibition includes interdisciplinary work from 14 preeminent South Florida artists selected to receive awards in 2017 of either $15,000 or $7,500. These awards are among the largest of such honors accorded by local arts agencies to visual and media artists in the United States. … +


Zun Zún Children’s Fest Brings Music and Theater for the Entire Family!

Sun 1 Oct, 2017

FUNDarte’s FY 2017-18 Season opens Sunday, October 1, 2017 with the 3nd edition of our International Festival of The Arts for Youth and Children, “Zun Zún Children’s Fest” featuring: Rita Rosa Ruesga (Cuba/Miami), Nicolas Tovar (Colombia/Miami), Yusa (Cuba/Miami), AnaBé (Cuba/Miami), Lluvia (Venezuela/Miami), Inez Barlatier (Haiti/Miami), and visiting artist Maria del Sol Peralta (Colombia), musical director Jose Domenech (Spain/Miami), and Theatre performance “iWant” … +


Florida Grand Opera announces its 77th Season

Through Sat 5 May, 2018

Company’s 77th Season includes Lucia Di Lammermoor, Salome, Orfeo ed Euridice, and Florencia en el Amazonas The 2017-18 season—the company’s 77th—opens on Saturday, November 11, with Donizetti’s bel-canto classic Lucia di Lammermoor. Soprano Anna Christy, whose résumé includes the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, puts her individual stamp on the demanding title role of the … +


Ibeyi at The North Beach Bandshell

October 28 @ 8:00 pm

From Paris to Cuba and all points in between, the twin sisters of Ibeyi created a global sensation with their debut in 2015. How does one follow up on a groundbreaker?  The young artists immersed themselves in their Afro-Cuban roots, and collaborated with musical luminaries. They return to the US this fall, including a date Saturday October 28th at the North Beach … +

Visual Arts

Can I touch it? at Mindy Solomon Gallery

Through Sat 14 Oct, 2017

More often than not, gallery visitors are warned about not to touch artworks. Museum limit access to valuable works and many are displayed under security glass. Artworks are valuable fragile commodities. The desire to fondle, rub, squeeze and pinch is hard to discourage. Sometimes people flick and knock on things. Why? Where is their sense of decorum? Apparently the old adage “with … +

Visual Arts

Emerson Dorsch presents Karen Rifas: PER FORMS

Through Sat 14 Oct, 2017

Emerson Dorsch presents the first show with the gallery of Karen Rifas, “PER FORMS,”. Rifas will present a vinyl floor drawing in the midst of vivid new paintings on paper that line the walls of the gallery. The colors will have burned an echo into the image you see in the second. Likewise, one can track Rifas’ ability to see throughout her … +

Performing Arts

Mad Cat Live! Performs Black Sabbath Vol.4

Mad Cat kicks off their 18th season with their popular concert series Mad Cat Live performing Black Sabbath’s Vol. 4. Just in time for Halloween, this limited engagement will be a must-see live event for fans of Sabbath; a heavy metal band who began their dramatic 50 year history in Birmingham, England as a jazz-blues quartet called Earth, only to find themselves … +


Last Days in Havana: Final week at Coral Gables Cinema

Fri 22 Sep, 2017 - Thu 28 Sep, 2017

In director Fernando Pérez’s latest film, Havana is a crumbling dowager-in-waiting whose lover has overstayed his absence beyond expectation. In a dilapidated apartment lives Diego (Jorge Martínez) whose AIDS affliction has left him bedridden but with joie de vivre intact. Miguel (Patricio Wood) is Diego’s childhood friend and roommate, but not his lover, though he waits upon Diego hand and foot, tending … +


Frost Symphony Orchestra: Gems from the 20th Century

Fri 6 Oct, 2017

Distinguished alumnus and internationally acclaimed guest conductor Cristian Măcelaru leads the Frost Symphony Orchestra in Bernstein’s Overture to Candide. Thomas Sleeper conducts Bartók’s Miraculous Mandarin Suite and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5. Cristian Măcelaru, guest conductor Thomas Sleeper, conductor NOTE: Patrons who have previously purchased tickets for Monday, September 18 are already registered for this event. No further action is required. Friday, October … +

Visual Arts

Franky Cruz: Viverium Meconium at Locust Projects

Through Sat 7 Oct, 2017

Locust Projects presents Viverium Meconium, an indoor butterfly nursery by Miami-based artist Franky Cruz. In a practice that borrows from plant cultivation and native-species conservation, Cruz dons the hat of hobbyist entomologist and cultivates butterflies–from egg to chrysalis to hatchling–during his eight-week residency at Locust Projects. Cruz raises the butterflies with the diligence of scientific methodology and the nurturing of someone who … +


America the Beautiful: American Indians and the Promotion of National Parks

Through Sun 8 Oct, 2017

When the U.S. government and railroad companies began encouraging leisure travel to National Parks in the first half of the twentieth century, they often used images of American Indians on promotional materials. Focusing on publicity for three parks—Everglades, Glacier, and Grand Canyon—this installation marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park system through a display of brochures, calendars, postcards, and souvenir artwork … +