Music

Gold Coast Jazz Society Band honors the Great Ladies of Jazz at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Wed May 9, 2018

Honoring the Great Ladies of Jazz Debbie Orta, Wendy Pedersen and Nicole Yarling. Members of the Gold Coast Jazz Society Band under the direction of Martin Hand will have an evening of jazz to close our 26th season. An exciting close to its 26th year of our concert series The Gold Coast Jazz Society Band is comprised of local professional jazz musicians, … +

Performing Arts

Multi-Awarded Jersey Boys at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Tue May 8, 2018 - Sun May 20, 2018

JERSEY BOYS:  2006 Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award®-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers. The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the true story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million … +

Music

Miami International Piano Festival presents Alexander Gavrylyuk at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Sun May 6, 2018

Pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk  has received critical acclaim for his thrilling performances. He has performed the complete Rachmaninoff concerti cycle and the Rhapsody with both the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and Neeme Järvi (May 2013) and as part of the Vancouver Symphony’s Rachmaninov Festival. He regularly visits Japan and Asia, performing with orchestras such as NHK Symphony and Seoul Philharmonic as well … +

Music

Jorge Mejia releases An Open Book: A Memoir in Music at ARSHT

Fri May 4, 2018

A heavyweight in the Latin music world, classical composer and pianist Jorge Mejia releases An Open Book: A Memoir in Music on Sony Music on May 4, 2018. This genre-bending project, born of Mejia’s devotion to storytelling in all its forms, is an audiobook alternating narrative vignettes with orchestral preludes recorded by the composer with the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra. Also available … +

Visual Arts

9 Sculptors, Types of Abstraction at Durban Segnini Gallery

Through Sun Jul 15, 2018

9 Sculptors. Types of Abstraction features the work of Artists Manolo Valdés; Waltercio Caldas; Agustí­n Cárdenas; Pablo Atchugarry;  Ramírez Villamizar; Jaildo Marinho; William Barbosa; Manuel Felguérez and Germán Botero. 9 Sculptors. Forms of Abstraction includes about twenty works that show the amplitude and richness of the sculptural forms of abstraction. Sculptures in marble, iron, and bronze, but also in aluminum, wood, and mixed … +

Performing Arts

¿Qué Pasa, U.S.A.? Today comes to ARSHT

Thu May 17, 2018 - Sat May 26, 2018

Our favorite Cuban family is back, now with Steven Bauer joining the cast – in the brand-new Spanglish production of ¿Qué Pasa, U.S.A.? Today! The cast features returning favorites – Ana Margo, Connie Ramirez and Barbara Ann Martin – from the original TV Show plus new cast members including Vivian Ruiz and Martha Picanes. Four decades ago, ¿Qué Pasa, U.S.A.? entered our living rooms and … +

Performing Arts

The Big Bang at Actors’ Playhouse

Wed May 9, 2018 - Sun Jun 24, 2018

In this whirlwind musical, two comedy writers try to raise enough “dough” for the most historically expansive show ever conceived, about the ENTIRE history of the universe. In a record 90 minutes, both actors are put to the test as they try to convince their potential theatrical backers (the audience) that this insane frivolity is somehow worthy of the authors’ unrealistic hopes … +

Music

Marc Cohn in Concert at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Thu May 10, 2018

GrammyAward-winner Marc Cohn (“Walking in Memphis”, “Silver Thunderbird”, “True Companion”) is a natural storyteller balancing the exuberant with the poignant, and able to distill universal truth out of his often romantic, drawn-from-life tales. He combines the precision of a brilliant tunesmith with the passion of a great soul man. This intimate performance offers Cohn’s behind the scenes stories of life as a … +

Visual Arts

Locust Projects ART ON THE MOVE: Whithervanes by Studio Rootoftwo

Through Fri Jul 20, 2018

Whithervanes are weathervanes for the twenty-first century, tracking and measuring the “climate of fear” on the internet. Installed on three rooftops in Miami, these 4ft-high, internet-connected sculptures inspired by the story of Chicken Little, come to Locust from the Detroit-based hybrid design studio rootoftwo, headed by Cezanne Charles and John Marshall. Whithervanes consists of three headless chicken sculptures, sited on rooftops in … +

Cinema

Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat at O Cinema Wynwood

Fri May 18, 2018

Conveying Basquiat’s personal magnetism, eccentricity and non-stop creativity without romanticizing him, the doc serves as another chapter in the ongoing effort to rescue Basquiat from his own hype. To tell this story, Driver worked closely and collaboratively with her friends and other artists who emerged from that scene: Nan Goldin, Jim Jarmusch, James Nares, Fab Five Freddy, Lee Quinones, Luc Sante and … +

Cinema

Film MY ART by Laurie Simmons/Brunch/Q&A at O Cinema Wynwood

Sun May 6, 2018

Art Films presents the best of films by and about artists paired with food & drinks, followed by a post-film discussion by one of the film’s creators. Co-presented by O Cinema and ArtCenter South Florida. THE SCHEDULE: (Brunch will be served next-door at Charcoal) • BRUNCH starts @ 11:30am • FILM starts @ 12:30pm • Filmmaker Laurie Simmons will attend and participate … +

Visual Arts

Wendy White: Oil Slicks at David Castillo Gallery

Through Thu May 31, 2018

David Castillo Gallery is proud to present Wendy White’s second solo exhibition at the gallery Oil Slicks, a meditation on the American dream versus the flawed mythos of happiness, optimism and nostalgia. Debuting the newest iteration of her Jeans series, White juxtaposes the tactile and synthetic in brightly hued canvases framed in collaged fragments of denim jeans, resulting in a psychedelic clash … +

Visual Arts

Locust Projects exhibits Laura Marsh’ New Havens immersive installation

Through Fri Jun 8, 2018

Locust Projects is pleased to present New Havens, an immersive installation series about artist-centered placemaking by Miami-based artist Laura Marsh. The exhibition is comprised of three mini-installations situated within the Project Room, providing a village of interactive experiences connected together by Marsh’s passion to create spaces that artists can exist within. The installation will act as an incubator for happenings and dialogues … +

Visual Arts

Artists Chuck Yatsuk / Justin Rancourt: 
Horizons at Locust Projects

Through Fri Jun 8, 2018

Locust Projects presents Horizons, a new commission by artist duo Rancourt/Yatsuk. Inspired by a multitude of sources including alternative medicine; theme park rides, get-rich-quick schemes, and near death experiences, Horizons explores the role of fantasy as a manipulative tool within the darkest corners of unfettered capitalism. The media driven installation is engineered to guide viewers through a layered indoctrination process and sales … +

Cinema

MBC Interactive Archive Project: OVERVIEW OF SILENT FILM (1890s to 1920s)

Wed May 2, 2018

After 50 years (so far) of collecting and months of cataloging,  organizing, grouping and scanning images to represent the history of cinema illustrated by vintage memorabilia and ephemera. Eight thousand, nine hundred scans and photographs of original items were used, just for this first segment of the project. Every three months we will debut a new decade of images from the archive. … +

Visual Arts

Fredric Snitzer Gallery’ Project Space exhibits Orestes Gonzalez: Julio’s House

Through Sat May 19, 2018

Fredric Snitzer Gallery presents Julio’s House, a photographic essay by Orestes Gonzalez. Addressing themes of memory, nostalgia and discovery, Orestes Gonzalez creates a vivid portrait of a late relative, one he previously disregarded in fear of his own first adolescent stirrings of sexuality. On a chance visit, years later, the artist discovers an environment of make believe, of fancy, and comes quickly … +

Cinema

Film Lean on Pete at O Cinema Miami Beach

Fri Apr 27, 2018 - Thu May 3, 2018

Fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson (Charlie Plummer) arrives in Portland, Oregon with his single father Ray (Travis Fimmel), both of them eager for a fresh start after a series of hard knocks. While Ray descends into personal turmoil, Charley finds acceptance and camaraderie at a local racetrack where he lands a job caring for an aging Quarter Horse named Lean On Pete. The horse’s … +

Literature

Opening of Seeking the Essence by illustrator/Designer Menena Cottin at Ideobox Artspace

Thu Apr 26, 2018

Multi-Awarded Venezuelan illustrator /Designer Menena Cottin studied graphic design in Caracas, at the Neumann Foundation Design Institute. After taking courses in writing and illustrating children’s books at Parsons School of Design and traditional animation at the Pratt Institute, both in New York City, he began creating books for children. Author, illustrator and designer of more than 30 children’s books published in Venezuela, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, … +

Visual Arts

Mindy Solomon Gallery: If you would just shut up and listen by Kelly Johnson / Alejandro Contreras

Through Sat May 26, 2018

Exhibition If you would just shut up and listen brings together artists Kelly Johnson and Alejandro Contreras through Sculpture and Painting. The relationship between the participant and the painted object are key to Kelly Johnson’s practice. The body of work is investigating the interaction with the viewer and their movement with the sculptural aspects of the artwork. This is the merging of physical … +

Visual Arts

ORIGIN by Artist Sri Prabha at Art and Culture Center of Hollywood

Fri Mar 16, 2018 - Sun May 20, 2018

Slipping between resin pours, meditative states, and explorations into the cosmos through everyday objects, Sri Prabha challenges our sense of gravity and simultaneously asks us to find our center. His coalescing galaxies are fluid yet contained within their solid resin forms. Poetically, “Anthropocene 1” renders a discarded sneaker as an animalistic object with gritty toenails poking out from the geometric treaded sole. … +

Music

Alhambra Orchestra in Concert “Power of Five” with pianist Ciro Fodere

Sun May 6, 2018

Ciro Fodere is the pianist of the Miami Symphony and piano professor at the New World School of the Arts. As an enthusiast of the 21st century a-vant-garde approach to MISO’s performances, and as the First Prize winner of the XIV Bartok-Kabalevsky-Prokofieff International Competition, Ciro’s latest performances have been described as “masterful, electric, by turns fiery and lyrical” by The Post and … +

Visual Arts

Group Exhibition “Between a view and a milestone” at ArtCenter Miami Beach

Sat Apr 28, 2018 - Sun Jul 8, 2018

Between a view and a milestone presents works by ArtCenter/South Florida’s studio residents that offer contemplative meditations on place. While place can imply a certain level of geographic specificity, determining placehood can be difficult and requires certain physical and intangible elements to make it so. The exhibition’s title refers to a visual device used in landscape painting, in which the painter includes … +

Dance

Nu Deco at New World featuring Kishi Bashi

Fri Apr 20, Sat Apr 21, 2018

Nu Deco Ensemble kicks off their commissioning series at New World Center on April 20-21 with multi-instrumentalist, singer, composer and violin looper Kishi Bashi. After a sold-out appearance with Nu Deco in 2016, Kishi Bashi returns for the world-premiere of his multimedia piece, “Improvisations on EO 9066”, based on Executive Order 9066, the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II. The performance … +

Music

Magic can happen anywhere… even in the Amazon!

Apr 28, 29, May 1,4,5, 2018

Inspired by the writings of the great Gabriel García Márquez (One Hundred Years of Solitude), and Mexican composer Daniel Catán, Florida Grand Opera will premiere Florencia en el Amazonas (Florence in the Amazon), which is considered one of the most lyrical and melodious new operas of the past 30 years, embraced by critics and audiences everywhere it has played. This story of … +