Announcements

NAEMI and Frost Art Museum presents Outsider Artists from Havana

Through Sun Jun 17, 2018

Outsider artists, or artists who work apart from mainstream art communities and academic culture, are self-taught. Certain outsider artists suffer from some form of mental illness that contributes to the creation of unconventional and elaborate works of art. A documented history exists of mental health professionals who, since the 19th century, have identified and helped bring recognition to patients whose skilled artistic … +

Announcements

South Florida JAZZ at Bailey Hall Presents IGNACIO BERROA

Saturday, May 19, – 7:30 p.m.

Ignacio Berroa was born in Havana, Cuba. He developed a passion for drums and by 1975, had become Cuba’s most prominent drummer. The 1980 Mariel boatlift, landed him in NYC where he met and spent the next 10 years as Dizzy Gillespie’s drummer. In addition, Ignacio has worked with a plethora of jazz luminaries, including, McCoy Tyner, Chick Corea, Freddie Hubbard, Jackie … +

Music

Miami International Piano Festival Presents The Magic of Opera & Piano Transcriptions

Sunday, May 13, 7:00 PM

In collaboration with the vocal studio of Manny Perez, this unique program will feature the great opera singers Eglise Gutierrez, Elizabeth Caballero, Mabel Ledo, Yetzabel Arias, Betsy Diaz, Susana Diaz, Ana Collado, Katiuska Rodriguez , Armando Naranjo, Ray Gonzalez ,Matthew Manness, under the direction of pianist/conductor Caren Levine, followed by piano transcriptions, based on opera, performed by the TWO astonishing pianists: Alexander … +

Music

Miami International Piano Festival Presents two Extraordinary Recitals

May 12, 2018. 3:00 and 7:45 PM

An old hand at the piano at the young age of 12, multi-talented prodigy Harmony Zhu’s been featured several times on the Ellen show, where she proved to be off the charts on the cuteness scale. She’s also performed at Carnegie Hall three times and happens to hold the distinction of being the youngest student at Juilliard. Now this prolific composer and world-champion chess … +

Performing Arts

Shrek The Musical by Area Stage Company

Fri May 18, 2018 - Sun Jun 3, 2018

Winner of the Lawrence Oliver, Tony, and Drama Desk awards, Shrek the Musical starts off as many fairy tales do: “Once upon a time …” Yet this story is all but your typical fairy tale. After accepting he will live alone, apart from the “Big Bright Beautiful World” outside, Shrek’s swamp is invaded by fairy tale misfits thanks to a new decree by … +

Dance

9th Baila Flamenco Dance Festival at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Sun May 20, 2018

The festival will feature over 60 performers ranging from ages 4 and up with special performance by Baila Flamenco dance Company. A tribute to a very special urban place in Malaga Spain, the “Chinitas Passageway” meant a lot to Spain’s music history. Celebrations, festivals and daily commercial activity made the passage magical and inspirational. Through the passage access arch was the “Café … +

Music

Gala Evening Of Opera and Piano at Colony Theatre

Sun May 13, 2018

Singing arias of Beethoven, Bellini, Verdi, Mascagni followed by piano Transcriptions performed by two extraordinary pianists: ALEXANDER GAVRYLYUK (Ukraine) & KEMAL GEKIC (Croatia) In Collaboration with the Vocal Studio of Manny Perez This unique program will feature Opera Singers: Eglise Gutierrez / Soprano Elizabeth Caballero / Soprano Mabel Ledo / Mezzo-soprano Yetzabel Arias / Soprano Betsy Diaz / Soprano Susana Diaz / … +

Performing Arts

Thinking Cap Theatre: Aphra Behn’ The Emperor of the Moon

Through Sun Jun 3, 2018

Thinking Cap Theatre at The Vanguard presents The Emperor of the Moon, a thought-provoking farce by England’s first professional female playwright, Aphra Behn. Behn is also the author of The Rover , which critically acclaimed TCT’s 2013 production got a Carbonell Award-nomination in 2013. Aphra Behn was a British playwright, poet, translator and fiction writer from the Restoration Era. As one of … +

Music

Joel & Mushy Widmaier in Concert: Celebrating Haiti at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Sun May 13, 2018

The Widmaier brothers respectively drummer / singer and pianist were part of ZEKLE, considered as one of the most innovative group in Haiti music history, with an explosive success in the 80’s. 
Joël and Mushy in a Live Concert will allow you to experience Joël’s mosaic of sounds fused with African and Haitian rhythms, and Mushy’s mélange from the rhythms of his … +

Visual Arts

Exhibition Corrientes: Movement With Purpose at CCE

Through May 18, 2018

The exhibition will be on view until May 17th which will close with a special performance by Jesús Carmona and with a live fragment of his show Impetu’s. Corrientes: Movement with Purpose is presented as part of the 4th edition of FlamenGO, the exhibition is a tribute to Flamenco, its culture and all its disciplines. In addition to printed still frames and … +

Cinema

MBC Interactive Archive Retrospective: Highlights of World Cinema THE FRENCH AVANT-GARDE

Thu May 17, 2018

Released to intense controversy in 1924 for its cinematic and technical innovations, L’Inhumaine (The Inhuman Woman) is a visual tour-de-force; a fantastical, science-fiction melodrama; and a momentous collaboration of legendary figures from the avant-garde movement. Directed by Marcel L’Herbier (L’Argent, Feu Mathias Pascal) and starring the famous French opera singer Georgette Leblanc – who helped produce the film along with L’Herbier’s company, Cinégraphic – L’Inhumaine is most … +

Performing Arts

CCE Miami Macro Directors for Microtheater: Carlos Diaz

Through May 20, 2018

The project Macro Directors for Microtheater will experiment with theatrical formats by inviting renowned theater directors to produce plays in the center’s microtheatres, located in shipping containers, where each 15-minute piece is part of a larger story that audience members can see in any order. This is the third KACM grant awarded to CCEMiami since 2012. Macro Directors will be divided into … +

Music

Broward Center for the Performing Arts : Bossa Nova’s 60th Anniversary and Press Awards 2018

Sat May 12, 2018

The ceremony of Press Awards 2018 will celebrate Bossa Nova’s 60th Anniversary. The golden era of the Brazilian music repertoire will feature international Brazilian stars Márcia Bittencourt (Germany), Fernanda Noronha (Atlanta), Juliana Areias (Australia), Debora Watts (New York), Lilian Viana (Miami), Joanna Nova York (New York), Keissy Costa (Japan), Corina Brito (Atlanta), Debora Brum (Porto Rico) e Kenia (Pittsburgh), and Bossa Classics … +

Visual Arts

PLUSH at Art and Culture Center of Hollywood

Through Sun 20 May, 2018

As an annual installation dedicated to Pleasurable, Lush, Utilitarian, Subjects of Humanity, PLUSH is a tactile mindscape. In its second year, Center Curator, Laura Marsh drafted an open call to artists. Artists who submitted incorporate overlooked materials and objects that symbolize gender roles and domesticity. Artists included are Dava Lipsky Cars; Nicole Czapinski; Gianna Dibartolomeo; Virginia Fifield; Patricia Schnall-Gutierrez; Alette Simmons-Jimenez; Nick … +

Dance

The Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami at Colony Theatre

Fri May 11, 2018

The Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami 2018 Season Gala Performance, will present the jewels and select pieces of the great Russian ballet: “Paquita” a classical ballet piece with a Spanish flair, the breathtaking and rarely seen “Fire Bird” created for Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes inspired by the Russian legend of a magical bird, original new choreographies “Habaneras” with music by Cuban composer … +

Visual Arts

Fredric Snitzer Gallery: Title by Iva Gueorguieva

Through Sat May 19, 2018

Fredric Snitzer Gallery is pleased to present Title, by Iva Gueorguieva. The artist’s second solo exhibition at the gallery featuring works ranging from paintings on stretched canvas to relief sculptures made with steel, wood, cardboard and muslin. Gueorguieva views them as spatial constructions related to the work of Lucio Fontana and Thornton Dial, in a lineage including Russian Constructivism, American Assemblage and … +

Music

12 Year Old Piano Prodigy Harmony Zhu in Concert at Colony Theatre

Sat May 12, 2018

A prodigy with multiple talents. She has been featured on CBC TV, NBC’s Ellen DeGeneres. In her free time, Harmony enjoys playing chess, composing her own music on the piano, spelling, math, daydreaming, and being in nature. Program BACH – Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue, BWV 903 BEETHOVEN Sonata No. 17, Op. 31 No. 2 CHOPIN Preludes Op. 28 No. 1 to No. … +

Cinema

Giselle: Bolshoi Ballet at O Cinema Miami Beach

Sun May 13, 2018

When Giselle learns that her beloved Albrecht is promised to another woman, she dies of a broken heart in his arms… While Albrecht grieves, she returns from the dead as a Wili, a vengeful spirit meant to make unfaithful men dance until death… Prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova personifies this ultimate ballerina role in the classical repertoire, alongside the sensational Sergei Polunin as … +

Performing Arts

Victor/Victoria by Stage Door Theatre

Through Sun Jun 10, 2018

Victor/Victoria is based on the beloved 1982 film of the same name. When refined British soprano Victoria Grant finds herself down on her luck in Paris, she discovers to her dismay that producers and nightclub owners are looking for a sound that is much less “legitimate” than hers. On the brink of starvation, she is rescued by Toddy, a warm, generous, and flamboyant nightclub … +

Cinema

Coral Gables Cinema’ Screening of The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness

Thu May 31, 2018

Granted near-unfettered access to the notoriously insular Studio Ghibli, director Mami Sunada follows the three men who are the lifeblood of Ghibli – the eminent director Hayao Miyazaki, the producer Toshio Suzuki, and the elusive and influential “other director” Isao Takahata – over the course of a year as the studio rushes to complete two films, Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises and Takahata’s … +

Museums

Dangerous Women at The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Through Sun 20 May, 2018

The Old and New Testaments are replete with female characters-good and bad wives, courageous heroines, and deceptive femme fatales. While some women saved their people, were paragons of wifely virtue, or repented their sins to pursue lives of virtue, others were purveyors of sin, harlots or hussies, or deadly temptresses and seductresses. Even if it was through their misbehavior, all of these women … +