Cristina Pato brings new album Latina to SMDCAC

Sat 20 Jan, 2018

Cristina Pato, known for her work with Yo-Yo Ma and the Silkroad Ensemble, brings her new album Latina to the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. Cristina Pato leads a high-energy quartet that combines her love of the gaita with a blend of jazz and Latin sounds.With the help of her quartet, Pato explores what it means to be a Latina and a … +

Performing Arts

Actors’ Playhouse plays Noises OFF

Wed 17 Jan, 2018 - Sun 4 Feb, 2018

Did you ever wonder what happens behind the scenes during the producing of a play? Well, we found your answer. Called the funniest farce ever written, Noises Off presents a manic menagerie of itinerant actors rehearsing and performing a flop called “Nothing’s On.” This uproarious farce features lovers frolicking, doors slamming, clothes being tossed this way and that, with both on stage … +


Cyrille Aimée & the Shelly Berg Trio. Presented by Gold Coast Jazz Concert Series

January 10, 2018, 07:45pm

French vocalist Cyrille Aimée has been called “a revelation” by the New York Daily News. The New York Times called her major label release, It’s a Good Day, “a bravura turn.”  Aimée’s vocals caught the attention of Stephen Sondheim, who cast her in an Encores Special Presentation starring Bernadette Peters at New York City’s City Center. Shelly Berg, Dean of the UM … +

Performing Arts

SMDCAC presents STREB Extreme Action

Sat 20 Jan, 2018 - Sun 21 Jan, 2018

Not dancers, but STREB super heroes perform a wild kaleidoscope of action events careening through, around, and above invented structures accompanied by high energy music and STREB’s resident DJ. STREB’ choreographer Elizabeth Streb calls her dancers action heroes. STREB aims to create work that speaks of and to intrinsic human potential. Reinventing a radical art, entwined with the culture of the street, … +


Tito Puente Jr. at Arts Garage

Fri 19 Jan, 2018

Tito Puente Jr. is determined to nurture the musical legacy left by his father, Tito Puente, Sr., Latin jazz Mambo King, and he does so with charm and grace. The comparison is inevitable – in his looks, his joy, and his music. Crowds who were lured to venues by his father now return to see his son and to once again participate … +


Broadway Sizzle & Operatic Passion: Carlos de Antonis and friends on the Symphony of the Americas’ stage

Sun 18 Feb, 2018

Carlos de Antonis, tenor and friends Cuban born Soprano Maria Aleida, acclaimed for her performances with Andrea Boccelli and opera companies worldwide, returns to south Florida to join powerhouse tenor, Carlos de Antonis and friends on the Symphony stage for an eclectic evening ranging from Puccini to Phantom! Marie Aleida, soprano Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 2:00 pm Broward Center for the Performing … +


Trio Nation feat. Dave Holland, Ignacio Berroa and Martin Bejerano at SMDCAC

Sat 13 Jan, 2018

Featuring the legendary Multi-GRAMMY® award-winning bassist Dave Holland, GRAMMY® nominated drumming icon Ignacio Berroa, and internationally acclaimed pianist Martin Bejerano, Trio Nation is an exciting modern piano trio representing some of the top talent in jazz. Black Box Theater South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center 10950 SW 211th St Miami FL 33189 786.573.5316


Arts Garage presents The Miami Big Sound Orchestra

Sat 13 Jan, 2018

The Miami Big Sound Orchestra is downtown Miami’s resident Latin Jazz big band since 2006, a project formed as a collaboration of musicians from Miami’s Jazz and Latin music communities. The band combines 21st-century big band Jazz with Afro-Cuban and Brazilian music, Funk, and Soul. Hailing from all over the western hemisphere, the members of the MBSO are all veteran Miami musicians … +


The Words of Others: León Ferrari and Rhetoric in Times of War

Fri 16 Feb, 2018 - Sun 12 Aug, 2018

Originally organized as part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, an initiative of the Getty, this is the first solo exhibition of the Argentinian artist León Ferrari (b. 1920, Buenos Aires; d. 2013, Buenos Aires) in the United States, and features the first full performance of his seminal 1967 publication Palabras ajenas (The Words of Others). The exhibition focuses primarily on Ferrari’s influential practice from the 1960s … +

Performing Arts

Comic Cure: Black Laughs Matter at SMDCAC

Fri 12 Jan, 2018

Sean Grant has been a comedian for over 10 years and was recognized as the Funniest College Kid in America by Jimmy Kimmel Live! during his time at Florida State University. After college, Sean moved to Atlanta aka Black Hollywood and was immediately picked up in stage plays and TV projects. Since then he has moved to Hollywood to write the next … +