Events

As Far As My Fingertips Take Me by Tania El Khoury

Wed 6 Dec, 2017 - Sat 9 Dec, 2017

As Far As My Fingertips Take Me, is a conversation through a gallery wall between an audience member and a refugee. Through touch and sound, stories of border discrimination are shared. The piece is co-created by and based on the story of Basel Zaraa, a Palestinian refugee who made the journey from Syria to the UK and now works as a graffiti … +

Announcements

Ernesto Capdevila’s The Game at Albizu University

On view during Miami Art Week through December 10th

Albizu University and Patricia Jimenez Art Space present the exhibition THE GAME, featuring works by Ernesto Capdevila. THE GAME consists of a selection of Capdevila’s most recent series of sculptures and gets its title from one of the pieces on display which depicts a golfer swinging at human heads instead of golf balls. Capdevila calls these works “stuff” instead of “sculptures” because … +

News

Art Exhibit – Latin American Women Printing

Through December 17th, 2017

With the focus on correcting the gender imbalance in an art form dominated by men. This international exhibit brings attention to the fact that the art form has been practiced by equally skilled women without anyone noticing. What’s surprising is that people don’t talk about it. As we pay homage to our radical women artists, “Latin American Women Printing” is a visual … +

Events

HistoryMiami hosts Miami Street Photography Festival during Miami Art

Thu 7 Dec, 2017 - Sun 10 Dec, 2017

HistoryMiami Museum will celebrate the genre of street photography during Miami Art Week at Miami Street Photography Festival (MSPF). MSPF aims to find and highlight some of the most talented contemporary street photography around the globe. The festival will feature world-class photographers, exhibitions, lectures, workshops, photo walks, and portfolio reviews. Legendary photographers Costa Manos, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Larry Fink, Richard Sandler, Maggie Steber, … +

Visual Arts

KIKI VALDES: The Drawing Chronicles at SWAMPSPACE

Fri 1 Dec, 2017 - Mon 1 Jan, 2018

The recent works of Kiki Valdes are a maniacal storm of ink on paper. The drawings are delicate yet aggressive compositions of comedic abstractions and figurative visions of the artist’s recurring dreams. Mr. Valdes skillfully appropriates art history themes of the ethereal muse, captivating love triangles, social angst and piercing anguish. His ability to convey depth captivates viewers with a unique and … +

Opportunities

Film Photography II – Black-and-White – Miami Institute of Photography

This intermediate course is intended for anyone wishing to expand their basic skills in black-and-white photography. Through extensive use of the darkroom, you will learn the skills necessary to enhance your black-and-white developing and printing techniques while also exploring different photo papers and developers. Each student will be expected to create a series of images that demonstrate conceptual and aesthetic connectivity. Dates: Classes will … +

Opportunities

The fine art nude

A powerful workshop dedicated to study the human figure and how to produce creative images, where concepts, composition and lighting will lead the way to obtain meaningful images. Models, Make Up, Styling and Props will be provided, so each participant can visually approach the body from his /her own vision and perspective. Two 6 hours sessions. Dates: To Be Announced Instructor: Jorge Parra … +

Visual Arts

GLOW by Jorge Enrique at Waltman Ortega Fine Art

Through December 12, 2017 (by appointment).

The exhibition is comprised of mixed media paintings and free-standing sculptures. This new body of work is a departure from the artist’s minimal and controlled palette of colors to the opposite side of the spectrum with bright glowing tonalities of the spray paint. “In the past ten years I had reduced my color palette to a few colors and relied mostly on … +

Visual Arts

Grand opening of Miami’s newest venue for ICA Miami

Fri Nov 30, 12:00 - 8:00pm

With more than double the exhibition space in its new permanent home, the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami presents a bold inaugural program that reflects the museum’s commitment to championing new narratives in contemporary art and to providing a platform for the exchange of art and ideas. Highlights of ICA Miami’s inaugural program include The Everywhere Studio, a thematic survey tracing the … +

Events

MDC Live Arts Brings Haunting and Immersive Projects by Tania El Khoury

Wed 6 Dec, 2017 - Sat 9 Dec, 2017

MDC Live Arts continues its groundbreaking season with two interactive installations by artist Tania El Khoury. Many gardens across Syria conceal the dead bodies of activists and protesters who walked the streets during the early uprising. Lebanese-British artist El Khoury exhumes their stories in Gardens Speak—a stunning, immersive experience that sold out at The Public Theater’s Under The Radar Festival. Ten audience … +

Visual Arts

SUNRISE, SUNSET: Group show at Emerson Dorsch inspired by Edwidge Danticat’s eponymous story

Thu 30 Nov, 2017 - Fri 19 Jan, 2018

Emerson-Dorsch has invited artists to consider Edwidge Danticat’s story “Sunrise, Sunset.” The video, paintings, sculptures and installations featured are part of a conversation that started just after Hurricane Irma spared Miami. Edwidge Danticat’s story Sunrise, Sunset, published in The New Yorker the same week of the storm, grows outward from its rich particulars, becoming a parable about the entropic nature of knowledge … +

Music

Lucia di Lammermoor opens at Broward Center

Only TWO performances in Fort Lauderdale. Nov 30 - Dec 2nd

This is your last chance to see Florida Grand Opera’s production of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor that critics are raving about. “What a gem we have in the Florida Grand Opera. How lucky we are that we don’t have to travel to see great operatic theater” – Michelle Solomon’s review of FGO’s Lucia di Lammermoor in MiamiArtZine Anna Christy earned “ecstatic cheers … +

Music

Ann Hampton Callaway: DIVA POWER presented by Gold Coast Jazz Concert Series

December 06, 2017 - 7:45pm

Ann Hampton Callaway, leading champion of the Great American Songbook, has made her mark as a singer, pianist, composer, lyricist, arranger, actress, educator, TV host and producer. In this concert, she presents a soaring celebration of the legendary ladies who helped shape the soundtrack of our lives – Barbra Streisand, Judy Garland, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee, Anita O … +

Visual Arts

Little Haiti Cultural Complex presents Visionary Aponte: Art and Black Freedom

Fri 8 Dec, 2017 - Sat 20 Jan, 2018

Visionary Aponte: Art and Black Freedom is a two part exhibition that features historical material and works by fifteen contemporary artists who respond to José Antonio Aponte’s lost Book of Paintings. Aponte, a Cuban freedom fighter, executed in Havana in 1812, was forced to describe each of its pictures during his trial. To spark new awareness of Aponte’s complex life and art, … +

Art Fairs

ArtSpot Miami International Art Fair Announces Exhibitors and Show Highlights for 2017

Wed 6 Dec, 2017 - Sun 10 Dec, 2017

ArtSpot Miami, a high-end satellite art fair taking place within and in conjunction with Redwood Media Group’s renowned art shows during Art Week Miami and Art Basel Miami Beach, today announced this year’s exhibitor list and special show highlights, including the art project “Made in the USA.” The fair, directed and founded by Aldo Castillo, takes place Wednesday, December 6 – Sunday, … +

Music

JM & The Sweets at Arts Garage

Sun 10 Dec, 2017

Josh Miles is a Dallas Texas born/Palm Beach Florida based singer/songwriter whose brand of Soul music encompasses a wide range of influences. Josh’s music can be described as Bluesy at times and relentlessly groovy at others (and many things in between), but, no matter what, the aim is to keep it soulful. Currently in South Florida the band, the Sweets, are influenced … +

Art Fairs

Art Beat Miami during Art Basel / Miami Art Week

Wed 6 Dec, 2017 - Sun 10 Dec, 2017

Little Haiti Optimist Foundation and Northeast Second Avenue Partnership (NE2P) invites you to participate in the 4th annual ART BEAT MIAMI during Miami Art Week  December 6th – 10th located inside the Caribbean Marketplace at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex. The iconic Caribbean Marketplace (In the heart of Little Haiti) will transform into a pop-up gallery showcasing the works of more than … +

Events

NOW OR NEVERLAND: Ode 2 Hip Hop at Little Haiti Cultural Complex

Fri 8 Dec, 2017 - Sat 20 Jan, 2018

Now or Neverland: Ode to Hip Hop showcases 15 visual artist at the Now or Neverland: Ode to Hip Hop at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex, transforming theater lobby & 2 nd Floor MUCE lounge into a visual honoring of Hip Hop; the global influence of the last two generations. This evening also serves as the awards ceremony for South Florida Webfest. … +

Announcements

Jon Batiste & Stay Human at the Arsht Center

Jon Batiste is a globally celebrated musician, educator, current bandleader of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and television personality whose musical skill, artistic vision and exuberant charisma make him a triple threat with unlimited potential. Recognized for his originality, jaw-dropping talent and dapper sense of style, Jon performs wide-ranging material from commanding the piano with virtuosic skill, to soulfully crooning, to … +

Art Fairs

Superfine! Art Fair 2017

Wed 6 Dec, 2017 - Sun 10 Dec, 2017

Superfine! is a boutique contemporary art fair. It humanizes the art world by carving out a niche space where passionate, professional artists and their champions meet collectors one-on-one. Each fair is a fun, curated, and accessible environment built for enjoying the art collecting experience. Through a hyper-curated exhibitor list, we consistently deliver high-quality, well-priced artwork directly to you. In this edition Superfine! … +

Cinema

The Room featuring James Franco at Coral Gables Cinema

Fri 1 Dec, 2017 - Sat 2 Dec, 2017

Johnny is living it up in San Francisco with his smoking hot future wife Lisa and best friend Mark. But when the devious Lisa grows tired of her life with Johnny, she seduces Mark and weaves a web of betrayal. This is all the plot you need to enjoy The Room, Tommy Wiseau’s cult film and one of the worst movies ever … +

Cinema

Lady Bird. Now Playing at Coral Gables Art Cinema

Through Thu 30 Nov, 2017

Thirtysomething Greta Gerwig, iconic actress of her generation, ascends the ranks of America’s most celebrated filmmakers with her first directorial outing, the rage of this year’s Telluride, Toronto and New York film festivals. Manohla Dargis writes in The New York Times: “Lady Bird is flat-out wonderful, as well as one of the best coming-of-age films since Amy Heckerling’s classic Fast Times at … +

Visual Arts

José Bechara: The thickness of the void at Diana Lowenstein Gallery

Sat 2 Dec, 2017 - Tue 31 Jan, 2017

Unpublished works by José Bechara, established Brazilian artist will be on view at Diana Lowenstein Gallery. Under the title “The thickness of the void”, the gallery brings together 18 new paintings produced in 2017, and also recent works with glass developed especially for the show. The exhibition is formed by two different series: one were the artist uses techniques involving acrylics and … +

Cinema

West Side Story (70mm) screening at Coral Gables Art Cinema

Sat 2 Dec, 2017 - Mon 4 Dec, 2017

Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins’ cinematic landmark brings Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet to Manhattan’s West Side as María (Natalie Wood) and Tony (Richard Beymer) fall in love in spite of the racially driven gang warfare that threatens the peace in their neighborhood. West Side Story won 10 Oscars, including Best Picture, the most for any musical. The real star of the show, … +