Music

Carmen by Miami Lyric Opera at SMDCAC

Aug 25-26, 2018

Bizet’s Carmen has everything you want from an opera: high drama, passionate characters, a love story. And what’s more, it’s absolutely packed with great melodies – even if you don’t know the opera, you’ll definitely know the tunes. Main Stage South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center 10950 SW 211 Street Miami FL 33189 786.573.5316 www.smdcac.org

Performing Arts

FLO’pocalypse hosted by “QUICKThePoet” Evans at Abdo New River Room

Sat Jul 14, 2018

The highly anticipated annual poetic megaFLO’ production “FLO’pocalypse” returns to the world famous Broward Center for the Performing Arts. An exciting Spoken Word journey through the words & life experiences of one the greatest & most historical storytellers of all time – the POET. This unique artistic showcase spotlights an array of national & internationally renown professional poets (featuring nationally & internationally … +

Museums

The Wolfsonian–FIU: Two Exhibitions of Soviet Era Art and Design

Through Sun Aug 12, 2018

The 1917 Russian Revolution ushered in a relatively short-lived era of experimentation and idealism in the visual arts. Including some of the most iconic images in the history of graphic design, Constructing Revolution will present more than fifty Soviet propaganda posters, among them works by major figures of the early twentieth-century avant-garde such as Vladimir Mayakovsky and Alexander Rodchenko. These posters, offering … +

Music

The Symphony of the Americas’ Annual Summerfest continues at Amaturo Theater

Sat Jul 21, 2018

The Symphony’s 27th Anniversary Summerfest & Maestro Brooks-Bruzzese features soloists from famous European orchestras representing 10  countries joined in cultural exchange by musicians of the Symphony. The Symphony of the Americas’ celebration continues, with its acclaimed summer music festival presenting one month of performances throughout Florida and the Americas. Refreshing cool waters and the Oscar-winning movie Shape of Water, are all inspirations … +

Music

3 DOORS DOWN & Collective Soul in Concert at Mizner Amphitheater

Tue Jul 10, 2018

3 Doors Down and  Collective Soul will co-headline a tour this summer dubbed the Rock & Roll Express Tour, with special guest Soul Asylum joining them at select shows. The Live Nation-helmed run of dates will kick off July 6 in Atlanta, Georgia, and hit 36 states across North America, including Boca Raton’s Mizner Amphitheater. 3 Doors Down was formed in the small Mississippi town of … +

Design

By the People: Designing a Better America at MDC’ Freedom Tower

Through Sun Sep 30, 2018

The first design exhibition scheduled in the MDC Museum of Art and Design after its April 2018 reopening, By the People: Designing a Better America will explore the challenges faced by urban, suburban and rural communities in the U.S. and its bordering countries. Based on more than two years of field research this exhibition presents collaborative designs for more equitable, inclusive and sustainable communities.  Featuring … +

Visual Arts

ArtCenter/South Florida: 1st Residency Art in Public Life

Through Wed May 1, 2019

ArtCenter/South Florida and the City of Miami Beach have named their first Art in Public Life resident, who will provide a fresh perspective in helping the city address the challenge of sea level rise and improve its overall resiliency. Our first Art in Public Life resident, Misael Soto, will provide that perspective, spending a year embedded in the city to both develop … +

Visual Arts

Climate issues and Cultural Production at ICA’s A+RC’s 2nd Summer Intensive

Mon Jul 23, 2018 - Sat Jul 28, 2018

A+RC’s second Summer Intensive addresses ways in which urgent climate issues and anthropogenic effects apply pressure to contemporary cultural production. Seminars range from discussions related to Miami’s immediate conditions to more abstract probing around what it means to think and produce art on a planet that is rapidly changing. With guests as Jason W. Moore and Rozalinda Borcila. Jason W. Moore is an environmental … +

Performing Arts

33rd International Hispanic Theater Festival of Miami

Thu Jul 12, 2018 - Sun Jul 29, 2018

Avante Theater, Adrienne Arsht Center and Miami Dade County Auditorium present the 33rd Miami International Hispanic Theater Festival. The Festival will consist of 9 shows from six countries: Argentina, Spain, United States, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Uruguay. The works will be performed in Spanish and some with supertitles in English. Performances and Venues: Jul 12, 2018, 8: 30 PM Carnival Studio Theater at … +

Museums

Historic Photos of Lisette Model exhibited at Boca Raton Museum of Art

Through Sun Oct 21, 2018

Recognized as an icon of 20th century photography for her ability to transform seemingly average subjects into compelling art, Lisette Model continues to resonate with new audiences long after her death in 1983. An exhibition coming to the Boca Raton Museum of Art, in partnership with the National Gallery of Canada, will feature 71 photographs from a collection of 293 prints, and … +

Visual Arts

ICA Exhibitions / Walter Darby Bannard: 1959–1962

Through Sat Sep 22, 2018

“Walter Darby Bannard: 1959-1962” is a focused presentation of a series of breakthrough paintings the artist produced over a period of several years, during which he abandoned gestural brushwork and developed a pared-down geometric vocabulary. The early works presented have rarely and only recently been exhibited. As was the case for other artists of his generation who aspired to advance abstraction, the … +

Cinema

Friday Night Frights brings A Nightmare on ELM Street 4: The Dream Master

Fri Jul 13, 2018

This summer, Popcorn Frights celebrates  the scariest cinematic boogeyman ever created with a special presentation of one of his most frightening films! It’s the son of a hundred maniacs himself — Freddy Krueger in A Nightmare on ELM Street 4: The Dream Master! Resurrected from the depths of hell, Freddy (Robert Englund) returns to kill the remaining teens on Elm Street. But … +

Fashion

Ankara Miami: Upcoming Events in African Fashion Week

Sun Jul 22, 2018 - Mon Jul 23, 2018

Onyejuruwa is the founder of Ankara Miami, an events company that focuses on fashion from Africa and the African diaspora. While Ankara organizes networking opportunities and pop-up shops year-round, its largest event since its inception in 2012 has been African Fashion Week, a four-day showcase that includes two runway shows and a fashion market. By featuring both emerging and established designers from … +

Opportunities

Course “Intro to Screen Printing on Paper” by ArtCenter/South Florida

Fri Jul 13, 2018

Long celebrated for its use by iconic artists such as Andy Warhol, screenprinting is an easy crowd favorite capable of producing fine art quality results. Introduction to Screen Printing on Paper is the ideal course for beginners to learn the basic tools and technique necessary for understanding the silk screening process. In this course, students will learn how to coat a silkscreen … +

Cinema

JAWS The Film in Afterhours at CGAC

Sat Jul 7, 2018

Steven Spielberg instilled a fear of water in millions of moviegoers with the release of the very first summer blockbuster, Jaws. A gruesome great white shark terrorizes the resort town of Amity Island, sending police chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) on the hunt for the killer creature. After several fatalities cripple the island’s Fourth of July celebrations, Brody enlists oceanographer Matt Hooper … +

Music

Jazz at MOCA: Dr. Ed Calle

Fri Jul 27, 2018

Saxophonist, composer, orchestrator, producer, scholar, professor, and leader Ed Calle is known for his extraordinary ability to sight-read, interpret, and perform vitally any musical style. Throughout the globe, his peers and colleagues often laud his versatility. Born in Caracas, Venezuela to Spanish parents, Calle can be heard on more than 1,200 albums, almost 9,000 singles, and countless movie and television soundtracks both … +

Cinema

2001: A Space Odyssey in 50th Anniversary at Coral Gables Cinema

Fri Jul 6, 2018 - Thu Jul 12, 2018

CGAC presents a brand new 70mm print of 2001: A Space Odyssey to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s landmark film. Overseen by Christopher Nolan, “this 70mm print was struck from new printing elements made from the original camera negative. This is a true photochemical film recreation. There are no digital tricks, remastered effects, or revisionist edits. This is the unrestored … +

Performing Arts

Actors’ Playhouse : You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Through Sat Jul 28, 2018

Charles Schulz’s beloved comic comes to life in Clark Gesner’s classic musical, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The whole gang is here: bossy Lucy is hopelessly in love with piano prodigy Schroeder who doesn’t give her the time of day, perfectionist Sally is still mocking blanket-toting Linus, Snoopy is in the doghouse, and “blockhead” himself, Charlie Brown, is in rare form. … +

Performing Arts

33rd International Hispanic Theatre Festival of Miami: La incapaz (Incapable) at ARSHT

Fri Jul 20, 2018 - Mon Jul 23, 2018

Alone and confined, a woman prepares to defend herself in a trial that turns out to be a travesty. Assailed by memory and delirium, she tells us her story. The setting is Uruguay in the late 19th century, in the midst of political and family wars. Montevideo, URUGUAY LA INCAPAZ Author: Carlos María Domínguez Directed by Cecilia Baranda Carnival Studio Theater The … +

Museums

DESTEFASHIONCOLLECTION at The Bass Museum of Art

Through Sun Sep 2, 2018

The DESTEFASHIONCOLLECTION is an incremental project conceived by the DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art to consider and trouble the boundaries between art and fashion. Each year from 2007 through 2014, DESTE commissione­d an artist to survey that season’s international fashion offerings and to select five related items with which to execute a capsule project, reflecting on the formal, representational, material and social … +

Cinema

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? at Coral Gables Cinema

Fri Jun 22, 2018 - Thu Jun 28, 2018

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville’s (Twenty Feet From Stardom, Best of Enemies) latest documentary takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a man whom we all think we know, Won’t You Be My Neighbor? is an emotional and moving film that takes you beyond zip-up cardigans and the land of make-believe, and into the heart … +

Cinema

Scarface in After Hours at Coral Gables Cinema

Sat Jun 30, 2018

Meet Tony Montana (Oscar-winner Al Pacino), a Cuban refugee newly arrived in Miami courtesy of the Mariel boatlift. Together with friend Manny Ribera (Steven Bauer), Tony turns to criminal acts to make ends meet. As they dive into the world of cocaine, their graphically violent criminal enterprise quickly grows, as does Tony’s insatiable appetite for drugs, money, power, and the woman he … +

Music

Frost Chopin Festival Opening Recital: Dang Thai Son/ Frank Cooper

Sun Jun 24, 2018

1st Prize winner of the Chopin International Competition in Warsaw opens the Frost Chopin Festival with a recital dedicated to the music of Paderewski, Liszt and Chopin, with a special introduction to the program by Miami’s own eminent scholar Dr. Frank Cooper. Dang Thai Son, piano Frank Cooper, moderator UM Gusman Concert Hall Jun 24, 2018, 7:30 – 9pm Gusman Concert Hall Frost School of … +

Museums

Laure Prouvost ‘ They are waiting for you at Bass Museum of Art

Through Sun Sep 2, 2018

They Are Waiting for You presents Laure Prouvost’s absorbing moving image installations in which she conflates reality with fiction and art with everyday life. Often narrated in the artist’s voice, and interspersed with spoken and written instructions that directly address the viewer, her works confound expectations through a rapid-fire succession of moving images and sounds. Combining painting, sculpture, and found objects, Prouvost draws us … +