The Bass receives a $100,000 Bank of America 2018 Art Conservation Project Grant

The Bass, Miami Beach’s contemporary art museum, is the recipient of a Bank of America 2018 Art Conservation Project grant in the amount of $100,000. The grant funding will allow the museum to conserve a treasured work in the museum’s founding collection, the Coronation of the Virgin (c. 1492) altarpiece by Renaissance painters Sandro Botticelli (b. 1445, d. 1510) and Domenico Ghirlandaio … +


Conductor Kensho Watanabe with The SYMPHONIA Boca Raton in Connoisseur Concert 2

Sun Jan 6, 2019

Kensho Watanabe has been assistant conductor of The Philadelphia Orchestra since the 2016-17 season. In April 2017, he received worldwide attention and critical acclaim when he stepped in at the last minute for the indisposed conductor Nézet-Séguin. Violinist DAVID KIM, a frequent SYMPHONIA guest artist, is concertmaster of The Philadelphia Orchestra and the All Star Orchestra. He appears as soloist with The … +


Florida Grand Opera’s Community Conversations: The Color of Music

Through Mon Mar 18, 2019

Pinecrest Gardens hosts “Community Conversations: The Color of Music.” Community conversations are an adult lecture series that uses Florida Grand Opera’s main stage as a taking-off point for provocative and stimulating discussions and performances. 8 p.m. Tickets are free with reservation. Please call (800) 741-1010 or e-mail for more information. Click here for Tickets The Color of Music: Performances by the … +


‘Shoplifters’ is a deeply moving look at the meaning of family

In Shoplifters, family isn’t something you’re necessarily born with – it’s something you build. Winner of the top prize at the most recent Cannes Film Festival, Shoplifters is a film with a bottomless amount of compassion, one that very well may be one of the most emotional movie-going experiences of the year. In Hirokazu Kore-eda’s latest, we’re introduced to a poverty-stricken Japanese … +


SHOPLIFTERS by Hirokazu Kore-Eda at Miami Beach Cinematheque

Sunday December 23, 4:15pm Master Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-Eda’s latest film is one of his strongest and most heartfelt, after a long successful career creating modern classics. On the margins of Tokyo, a dysfunctional band of outsiders are united by fierce loyalty, a penchant for petty theft and playful grifting. When the young son is arrested, secrets are exposed that upend their … +


CHER in Tour “Dancing Queen” comes to BB&T Center

Sat Jan 19, 2019

After getting her first high-profile film role in years in this summer’s “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” sequel and getting the critical standout for her rendition of ABBA’s “Fernando” in the musical, she quickly turned around and recorded a whole album of ABBA covers. The resulting “Dancing Queen,” which blends the infectious pop-disco of ’70s ABBA with the Eurodance formula of her 1998 … +


Seraphic Fire: I Have A Dream: Music from the African-American Tradition

Tue Jan 15, 2019 - Sun Jan 20, 2019

Seraphic Fire returns to America’s first true concert music. Highlighting both solemn melodies and exhilarating rhythms, the ensemble presents the breadth and depth of African-American spiritual literature. Anthony Trecek-King, conductor Join us for a PRE-CONCERT CONVERSATION one hour before each concert Concert Schedule: Tue, Jan 15, 7:00pm  |  Naples Tickets Wed, Jan 16, 7:30pm  |  Miami Beach Tickets Thu, Jan 17, 7:30pm  |  Boca … +


AFRICOBRA: Messages to the People on view at MOCA NoMi

Through Sun Apr 7, 2019

Visual language, an experiential form and a revelation. When art successfully combines all of three of these characteristics, it speaks to and moves those who encounter it. The artist collective AFRICOBRA exemplifies these traits while defining for themselves how they want their art to function in the world. Founded in 1968, by Jeff Donaldson, Jae Jarrell, Wadsworth Jarrell, Barbara Jones-Hogu and Gerald … +

Performing Arts

FAKE by Miami New Drama at Colony Theatre

Thu Jan 24, 2019 - Sun Feb 17, 2019

Amidst cut-throat competition at a renowned auction house, Camila has just been promoted as the head of the Latin American Art Department when she is presented with one of her great-aunt Amelia Pelaez’s paintings as a last minute inclusion. The authenticity of the painting is questionable, Camila’s dedication to her great Aunt is not, forcing Camila to decide between her own burgeoning … +

Art Fairs

Art Miami 2018 Sales Report

Guests line up outside of Art Miami VIP Preview, CONTEXT Art Miami VIP Preview at Art Miami Pavilion on December 4, 2018 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Jason Koerner/Getty Images for Art Miami) The sales at Art Miami seem to keep growing. In their new location for a second year, the fair may be best suited to anchor Miami Art Week with … +


Miami Symphony Orchestra Creates Interactive Multi-Sensory Experience with MISO-CHIC: The Magic of Synesthesia

Sun, December 16, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 pm

Following the spectacular success of the first, second and third editions of MISOCHIC dedicated to fashion and art. This time we will take you into a journey of SYNESTHESIA! Experiencing the magic of your 5 senses: sight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste. The concert features works by Wagner, Debussy, Marturet, Ravel, Martinez, Martucci, Villafranca, Ojanguren, Shostakovich, Kreisler, Stravinsky, as well as the … +


Carlos Averhoff Jr brings his ensemble to Arts Garage

Friday, December 21, 8:00 pm

Carlos Averhoff Jr brings his ensemble to Arts Garage. Averhoff is a Grammy-nominated artist with the album “Buena Vista presents Omara Portuondo.” He is an artist of Inner Circle Music Jazz Label and former educator at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. His music brings a unique sound, blending a new hybrid sound of modern Jazz influenced by Cuban and African … +


Miami Dade College unveils art installation by Carlos Cruz-Diez

Miami Dade College, in collaboration with International Solidarity for Human Rights, commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with an installation by internationally-renowned artist Carlos Cruz-Diez. ISHR, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, also presented the Human Rights Friendly recognition awards in 4 categories: Human Rights Friendly Country, Human Rights Friendly Educational Institution, Human Rights Friendly Corporation … +


Miami Beach Cinematheque: THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT by Lars von Trier

Fri Dec 28, 2018 - Thu Jan 10, 2019

THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT takes place in 1970s USA. We follow the highly intelligent Jack through five incidents and are introduced to the murders that define Jack’s development as a serial killer.  We experience the story from Jack’s point of view. He views each murder as an artwork in itself, even though his dysfunction gives him problems in the outside world. … +


Alexander Fiterstein: Such Different Paths at New World Symphony

Sun Dec 16, 2018

Explore a myriad of chamber music alongside NWS Fellows as they tackle styles spanning over 200 years! The clarinet has a rich history and concert artist Alexander Fiterstein will make sure we experience all of it, joining Fellows for a performance of one of Mozart’s best-known chamber works, the Clarinet Quintet. In Paul Schoenfeld’s wildly virtuosic and fun Trio, the clarinet celebrates … +


New World Symphony presents Chloe Tula: Harp Virtuosity and Versatility

Mon Dec 10, 2018

The modern harp, patented in Paris in the 19th century, was favored by the French Impressionist masters in the orchestral repertoire, with its signature angelic sound. However, this evening’s repertoire goes far beyond that. This sampling, presented by Harp Fellow Chloe Tula, is an array of show-stopping solo works, drawing from Spanish, jazz, and symphonic influences. The harp also has a chance … +


New World Symphony: Sound of the Times: Harmony and Understanding

Sat Dec 8, 2018

One night only on December 8, be there and experience what he created for you – the audience – which is music so inclusive and interactive that it blurs the lines between performers and audience. Lang designed this unusual and exciting work to bring us together as human beings, to play and create and enjoy creating the music together. Also featured is … +


Seraphic Fire Christmas in Coral Gables

Sun Dec 16, 2018 - Sun Dec 16, 2018

Seraphic Fire presents selections from its recording “A Seraphic Fire Christmas”. Selections include O Come All Ye Faithful, Ave Maria, Jesus Christ the Apple Tree, Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day, Adeste Fideles, Silent Night and many more. Concert Schedule: Thu, Dec 6, 7:30pm  |  Boca Raton Tickets Fri, Dec 7, 7:30pm  |  Coral Gables: St. Philip’s Tickets* Sat, Dec 8, 7:30pm  |  Miami … +


National Ballet of Odessa: The Sleeping Beauty

Sun, Dec 30, 2018 - 3:00 PM

This full-scale production, choreographed by renowned choreographer Marius Petipa, is based on the Brothers Grimm’s enchanting fairytale, where love restores life.
This is the first time the legendary National Ballet Theatre of Odessa has visited the United States, with 55 of the most talented and the brightest ballet stars, this production is sure to bring this celebration of true love onto our stage … +


Meg Segreto’s Dance Centre: “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”

Sun Dec 9, 2018

The holiday season is upon us, and Meg Segreto’s Perpetual Motion Dance Company is here to help kick it off. Along with our revamped “Nutcracker” we’re bringing back our festive kicklines! It’s going to be a beautiful, fun show for every age. Please join us on December 9th. Sun, Dec 9, 2018 – 2:00 PM Price $30.00 Buy Tickets Now Parker Playhouse … +


Peter London’ Global Dance Company: WOMEN VOICES & MEN HEARTS TO WOMEN

Sun Dec 30, 2018 - Sun Dec 30, 2018

This stunningly powerful and electrifying performance event by an all Miami group of choreographers and dancers includes male choreographers celebrating the significant contribution of women in their lives. Sharron Lynn Williams former artist with AILEY II and The Lion King will perform a powerhouse solo work, AILEY star, Jamar Roberts’s new work is a duet danced by Martha Graham principal dancer, Lloyd … +

Performing Arts

City Theatre’s Winter Shorts at the Arsht Center

Sun Dec 23, 2018 - Sun Dec 23, 2018

This festive version of Summer Shorts: America’s Short Play Festival features a jolly program of short plays and musicals, each a complete work 8-10 minutes long! Treat yourself, your friends and family to an evening of theater filled with hilarity, both naughty and nice. Penned by the country’s best playwrights and performed by a company of South Florida theater all-stars, City Theatre’s … +

Visual Arts

Judy Chicago: A Reckoning at the Institute of Contemporary Art

Tue Dec 4, 2018 - Sun Apr 21, 2019

The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami presents “Judy Chicago: A Reckoning,” a major survey of works by the pioneering feminist artist. This exhibition highlights Chicago’s iconographic transition from abstraction to figuration, and explores the ways in which the artist’s strong feminist voice transforms our understanding of modernism and its traditions. Representing the female voice in a male-dominated world, Chicago explores important narratives … +


Between Fantasy and Reality: The work of Six Cuban Artists

Through Sun December 12th, 2018

JCamejo Art is focused in promoting the creative representations of established and emerging artist from Cuba and Latin America. Conveying a curated collection of contemporary art consisting of pieces that represent medias such as: Painting, Sculpture, Installation and Photography from figurative to abstract. Artists: Daniel R. Collazo | Carlos González | Roldán Lauzán | Andy Llanes  |  Joel Nuñez | Ernesto Rancaño … +