Visual Arts

“Terry Adkins: Infinity is Always Less Than One” at ICA Miami

May 17-Sep 23, 2018

“Terry Adkins: Infinity is Always Less Than One” is a major thematic survey highlighting the artist’s crucial contributions to the medium of sculpture and cultural protest, featuring major installations that have not been viewed in decades. One of the great conceptual artists of the 21st century, Terry Adkins was renowned for his pioneering work across mediums, which were often inspired by or … +

Announcements

Performance Happy Hour at Art and Culture Center/Hollywood

Friday, May 18, 2018. From 5:30 to 7:00 pm

The Art and Culture Center/Hollywood invites you to join us for our first Performance Happy Hour on Friday, May 18, 2018 from 5:30 to 7 pm. The event will feature appearances by artists Pip and Duane James Brant. The event is a social for the exhibitions Habitat, Origin and Plush, and will feature a donation bar and refreshments. Curated by Center Curator … +

Performing Arts

Next to Normal by The Abyss Theatre

Through Sun Jun 3, 2018

Produced by Infinite Abyss Productions & Measure for Measure Theatre, nominated for eleven 2009 Tony Awards and winning three, “Next to Normal” has been called one of the best musicals of the 21st century and its soundtrack one of the best original soundtracks in a musical due to its graceful handling of its dark matter. Telling the story of a mother, Diana … +

Dance

Dance Dimensions on its 35th Anniversary at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Sat Jun 2, 2018 - Sun Jun 3, 2018

Dance Dimensions presents our annual Spring Performance. Our year-end show features our talented students from the age of 3 through adult sharing our love of dance with the community for 35 years. Amaturo Theater at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts Broward Center for the Performing Arts 201 SW Fifth Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312 954.522.5334 www.browardcenter.org

Performing Arts

Journey Through Time at SMDCAC

Sat Jun 9, 2018

A two act dance production where a school science teacher is developing a time machine and demonstrates to his students how it works. His curious students decide to test it out after school hours and surprisingly travel through time, visiting different eras of dance. A presentation of most dance genres, beginning from the tribal era, 1800’s classical ballet, to today’s contemporary and … +

Visual Arts

Blue Fades To Brown Fades To Violet by artist Alette Simmons-Jimenez at ArtCenter/South Florida

Through Sun 3 Jun, 2018

Alette Simmons-Jimenez’s work is motivated by the dynamic relationships between shapes, form, and color resulting from a spontaneous integration of the known and the unknown. Beginning with layering, overlapping, and binding things together, Simmons-Jimenez then physically tears her work apart to see what abstractions are revealed. Her approach uses the traditional elements of color, composition, line, and form to consider human vulnerability … +

Music

Adrienne Arsht Center presents Goodie Mob in Concert

Sat Jun 16, 2018

The pioneering southern hip-hop group is one of the most celebrated rap acts to come out of Atlanta. Their debut album, Soul Food (1995) is a classic which received national recognition for the hit songs “Cell Therapy,” “Soul Food” and “Dirty South” which reached the #1, #7 and #8 positions respectively on the Hot Rap Singles chart on Billboard. Goodie Mob’s music … +

Dance

A Serbian Story at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Sat Jun 9, 2018

SCA Oplenac Rep Ensemble is considered some of the best folk dance performing team ever assembled outside Serbian. They perform some of the most beautiful folk dance choreography and present a moving museum of national costume treasures. With Serbian dances and songs from Kosovo and Metohija, some of the most remarkable throughout the entire Balkan region. The beautiful simplicity of the archaic … +

Dance

Colony Theatre: Verano y Humo by Ballet Flamenco La Rosa

Sat Jun 9, 2018 - Sun Jun 10, 2018

The original Flamenco work, Verano y Humo, by the company’s Artistic Director Ilisa Rosal, is an international collaboration with stellar guest artists from Spain. Ballet Flamenco La Rosa is a professional Flamenco company, based in Miami, Florida and made up of dancers and musicians from Spain, Latin America and the U.S. The company offers a wide range of pure flamenco programs, as well … +

Performing Arts

Colony Theatre MIND’ Current Season plays THE ALBUM

Thu May 31, 2018 - Sun Jun 3, 2018

Presidential Medal of the Arts winner and MiND’s co-founder Moisés Kaufman and his groundbreaking Tectonic Theater Project join the theater on a challenging new play to launch the “work in progress” series. The Album is inspired by The Höcker Album, a chilling collection of photos of Nazi officers frolicking at a retreat just 20 miles from the Auschwitz concentration camp. Kaufman and … +

Dance

Meg Segreto Dance Centre: Rhythm & Rhyme at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Sat Jun 9, 2018

Rhythm n’ Rhyme”… From Pre-school children to accomplished Senior level dancers. Meg Secreto Students have eprformed professionally with Boston Ballet, The New York City Rockettes, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Audrey Hepburn, June Taylor and in NYC Broadway productions and touring companies. Parker Playhouse Broward Center for the Performing Arts 201 SW Fifth Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312 954.522.5334 www.browardcenter.org

Performing Arts

Avenue Q at Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

Through Sun Jun 10, 2018

Part flesh, part felt and packed with heart, this laugh-out-loud musical tells the timeless story of a bright-eyed college grad named Princeton. When he arrives in the city with big dreams and a tiny bank account, he has to move into a shabby apartment all the way out on AVENUE Q. Still, the neighbors seem nice. There, he meets Kate (the girl … +

Museums

Local Views at PAMM with Artist Jamilah Sabur

Thu May 24, 2018

Local Views at PAMM gives visitors a first-hand interaction with local artists by creating conversations centered around art and the creative process. This casual 30-minute conversation is offered on the fourth Thursday of each month. Jamilah Sabur works across various disciplines including performance, video, and installation. Sabur was born in Saint Andrew, Jamaica and received her MFA in Visual Arts from University … +

Music

Miami Theater Center: Jazzy Ash and the leaping lizards in Concert

Sat May 19, 2018

Jazzy Ash invites to come along on a Crescent City inspired, jazzy music adventure with her band the Leaping Lizards. Her songs celebrate the magic of movement, with a lot of sugar and sass thrown in, New Orleans–style encouraging kids and families to celebrate the music of New Orleans as part of the American folk music heritage. In concert, Jazzy Ash & … +

Museums

Miami Rocks: The Miami Pop Festival, May 1968 at HistoryMiami

Fri May 18, 2018 - Sun Sep 30, 2018

Did you know that Miami hosted the first East Coast rock festival? From May 18-19, 1968, the Miami Pop Festival took place at Gulfstream Park and featured legendary performers like Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, Chuck Berry, and others. HistoryMiami Museum features this historic festival through an exhibition of rare photographs by Ken Davidoff, archival footage, and artifacts that illuminate the story of … +

Museums

MDC Freedom Tower opens anticipated Kislak Collection to the Public

Sun May 20, 2018

Miami Dade College opens the highly anticipated Kislak Center at MDC’s National Historic Landmark Freedom Tower. The exhibition Kislak Center: Culture and Change in the Early Americas was made possible by a donation by the Jay I. Kislak Foundation and assembled over the course of many decades, the Kislak collection, considered one of the most important of its kind in the United … +

Museums

Cuban Legacy Gallery at MDC Freedom Tower exhibits Cuban Streams: 1885 – 1965

Sat May 19, 2018 - Mon May 20, 2019

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Cuban Legacy Gallery at the Freedom Tower will present Cuban Streams: 1855 – 1965, a multimedia installation by Miami artist César Trasobares. The installation features captivating and immersive video projections that highlight historical photographs of the island nation from the collection of Ramiro A. Fernández. The Cuban Legacy Gallery is a permanent space dedicated to the impact of … +

Announcements

America’s Short Play Festival returns in 2018

Thursday, May 31 - Sunday, July 1

Featuring the best brand-new ten-minute plays and musicals in the country! Summer Shorts 2018 is a yearly theatrical celebration that showcases the diversity of Miami through a 90-minute program of new comedies, dramas, and mini-musicals. Don’t miss this season’s fun-filled collection of plays from the country’s best writers, starring a company of South Florida theatre all-stars! This year’s lineup includes*: Ailurphobia by … +

Performing Arts

ARSHT presents Summer shorts Festival 2018!

Thu May 31, 2018 - Sun Jul 1, 2018

America’s Short Play Festival returns in 2018 with the best brand-new ten-minute plays and musicals in the country! Summer Shorts 2018 is a yearly theatrical celebration that showcases the diversity of Miami through a 90-minute program of new comedies, dramas, and mini-musicals. Ailurphobia by Scott Gibson The fur flies when a couple enjoying a purrfectly romantic evening wind up at the mercy … +

Editorial

Gavrylyuk brings polish, seasoned artistry to Miami Piano Festival

Alexander Gavrylyuk returned to the Miami International Piano Festival for the first time since 2007 in an impressive recital Sunday afternoon at the Aventura Arts and Culture Center. Now in the midst of a busy international career and artist residency at upstate New York’s Chautauqua Institution, Gavrylyuk emerged as a less impulsive, more seasoned and polished artist. Ferrucio Busoni’s transcription of Bach’s Toccata … +

Editorial

The Bookshop in Miami that Has Preserved Haitian Culture for Decades

In 1990, Jan Mapou, the Haitian playwright, poet, and activist, rented a booth at the Caribbean Marketplace in Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood. He set up 300 books, mostly in Creole, from his own private collection: books on Haitian history, folklore, religion, politics; romance novels and big, colorful children’s stories by Haitian authors. The “Haitian boat people” — as they were known in … +

Art Fairs

‘It Isn’t Working Anymore’: Dealers at Frieze New York Reckon With the Thorny State of the Art Market

Inside Josh Lilley Gallery’s stand at Frieze New York, a painting barely larger than an album cover hangs on an otherwise empty white wall. The work, by the 30-year-old Berlin-based artist Tom Anholt, sold to the first client who walked into the booth during the fair’s VIP preview for $6,000. That’s $2,000 less than it cost the gallery to rent the wall … +

Architecture

Blast from the past: Photos show ‘Miami that was never built’

Getting caught up in Miami’s past is easy to do especially when you work at the University of Miami. Jorge Damian de la Paz, the program manager for Office of Civic and Community Engagement at the Big U, shares his photo slideshow that includes renderings of Miami’s historic developments that were forgotten in time. Call it “a Miami that was never built” … +