Performing Arts

Seven Guitars by The M ensemble on stage at Sandrell Rivers Theater

Through Sun Jun 24, 2018

The world according to August Wilson – a world churning with life and death, lovemaking and violence, uplifting dreams and hard realities – is back onstage in South Florida with the opening of M Ensemble’s Seven Guitars. Written in the mid-1990s, the sprawling drama is part of the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright’s 10-play Pittsburgh Cycle (first called the Century Cycle), with each play … +

Cinema

Miami Beach Cinémathèque : First Reformed

Sat Jun 30, 2018 - Sun Jul 8, 2018

Reverend Ernst Toller (Ethan Hawke) is a solitary, middle-aged parish pastor at a small Dutch Reform church in upstate New York on the cusp of celebrating its 250th anniversary. Once a stop on the Underground Railroad, the church is now a tourist attraction catering to a dwindling congregation, eclipsed by its nearby parent church, Abundant Life, with its sraedtate-of-the-art facilities and 5,000-strong flock. When … +

Museums

Artist Karen Rifas exhibits at The Bass Museum of Art

Through Sun Oct 21, 2018

For more than thirty years, Miami-based artist Karen Rifas has amassed a body of work that endeavors to understand and re-imagine space. Well known for her minimal cord and leaf installations, and precise, methodical line drawings, in 2016, Rifas began a focused exploration into the constructive possibilities of color. Employing densely hued shapes and irregular lines, Rifas creates spaces that oscillate between … +

Music

Jazz at MOCA: Julio Montalvo in Concert

Fri Jun 29, 2018

Julio Montalvo is one of the leading trombonists from the island of Cuba. Songwriter, producer, arranger and session musician, he also appears as a solo artist, directing his own project since 1998, in which he blends Afro-Cuban rhythms with elements of modern Jazz to achieve an ingenious style – New Latin Jazz. Julio has participated in various Jazz Festivals, with his own … +

Music

SMDCAC presents Air National Guard Band Of The South

Jul 7, 2018

The Air National Guard Band (ANG) of the South is a traditional National Guard Unit whose primary function is to be ambassadors for the Air Force and to bring the message of the Air Force to the public. The band accomplishes this through their patriotic and inspirational music shared with civilians in public settings throughout the United States. Celebrate the Fourth of … +

Performing Arts

Hij@s de la Bernarda (Daughters of Bernarda) by TOJUNTO at ARSHT

Thu Jul 12, 2018 - Sun Jul 15, 2018

Freely adapted version of Federico García Lorca’s The House of Bernarda Alba. Dance-theatre rendered in flamenco and contemporary dance. A widow decrees eight years of mourning for her five daughters. In an atmosphere of authoritarianism, repression and desire, the drama is unfold. Written and directed by/ Escrita y dirigida por Rosa Luisa Márquez Choreography by / Coreografía de Jeanne D’Arc Casas Carnival … +

Performing Arts

Palm Beach Dramaworks: Woody Guthrie’s American Song

Fri Jul 13, 2018 - Sun Aug 5, 2018

Woody Guthrie’s American Song is an ensemble musical theatre piece adapted from the songs and writings of America’s premier folk poet. The show uses Guthrie’s own storytelling to create narrative contexts for his music. He said that his work was inspired by this great country and the people who fought to find meaning and fulfillment in their lives as they wandered through. … +

Performing Arts

Island City Stage plays Mr. Parker

Sat Jul 14, 2018 - Sun Jul 15, 2018

At 54 years old, Terry Parker finds himself at a crossroads in his life.  Suddenly single and unable to adjust to a world that has moved on without him, he wakes up one morning with a 28-year-old man he met the night before.  What starts out as a one-night stand becomes a journey of self-discovery for a man trying to move forward … +

Performing Arts

The It Gets Better Project comes to Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Sat Jun 23, 2018

The South Florida community is invited to participate in the It Gets Better Project which began when Dan Savage and his husband, Terry Miller, created a YouTube video in which supporter from all around the world assured youth who felt bullied that “it gets better”. What started as a grassroots campaign evolved into community residencies and one is set to take place … +

Dance

SMDCAC presents Siempre Flamenco: Viñetas De Verano

Sat Jul 14, 2018 - Sun Jul 15, 2018

Viñetas de Verano enchants and delights audiences with an array of emotions depicting flamenco life. From the joyous Guajiras to the lament of the Soleares and the compelling Alegrias, you will be swept away to Andalucía. Viñetas de Verano features an international cast of world-renowned flamenco artists in our intimate Tablao Cabaret setting. Black Box Theater South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center … +

Performing Arts

Stage Door Theatre plays Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Fri Jul 6, 2018 - Sun Aug 12, 2018

Set at a Catskills resort during the 1960 Labor Day weekend, the script focuses on the shenanigans that abound onstage and behind the scenes at Esther’s Paradise Resort in the Catskills. This sweetly comic story of Lois and Marge follows two friends from Brooklyn in search of good times and romance over one wild Labor Day weekend. The score showcases 18 Neil Sedaka classics, … +

Museums

Lowe Art Museum exhibits Tennessee Williams Playwright and Painter

Through Sun Oct 7, 2018

This exhibit features 9 of Tennessee Williams’s paintings dating from the 1970s. The paintings are on loan from David Wolkowsky, one of Williams’ closest friends and long-standing Key West resident. Wolkowsky hosted Williams at his private island on Ballast Key, 9 miles off of Key West and at his Pier House Resort. Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the … +

Visual Arts

Sondra Perry: Typhoon Coming On at ICA Miami

Fri Jul 13, 2018 - Sun Nov 4, 2018

Featuring work recently shown at Serpentine Gallery in London in a completely new exhibition design for ICA Miami, Typhoon Coming On explores Perry’s use of video, media, installation and performance to create powerful narratives that explore the intersection of black identity, digital culture and power. The exhibition is set to open this summer at ICA Miami on July 13. Perry creates work … +

Architecture

There’s a new park coming to Miami

A groundbreaking ceremony was held May 9 in District 12 for a new linear park, Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department reports. The park will benefit Miami neighborhoods such as Doral, Hialeah, Hialeah Gardens, Medley, Sweetwater, and Virginia Gardens. The ceremony’s attendees included Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz, personnel from Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, and the public. The under … +

Architecture

Kanye West’s New Architecture Venture: Who, What, Why and… Really?

On Sunday evening, rapper Kanye West took to Twitter to announce the creation of a new architecture wing for his popular Yeezy company. With “Yeezy Home,” West is “looking for architects and industrial designers who want to make the world better,” leading to a flurry of speculation, excitement—and a certain amount of ridicule—across the online world. Whether or not you welcome the news, … +

Opportunities

Theater Manager

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County is seeking an experienced, skilled, and highly motivated Theater Manager to support the Assistant Vice President, Operations. Basic Function The Theater Manager is a key member of the Operations team, reporting to the Assistant Vice President, Operations. Above all, the Theater Manager ensures the delivery of Great Guest Service to everyone … +

Announcements

Gary Nuñez & Plena Libre with special guest Lalo Rodríguez at the Arsht

Sat Jun 30, 2018

Singer, songwriter, composer, producer and Grammy Award-winning Lalo Rodríguez will join Plena Libre for some of his greatest hits including the fan favorite “Ven, devórame otra vez.” Captivating and moving audiences over the course of a 25-year, 16-album career, this fine-tuned Puerto Rican-based ensemble of virtuoso musicians has only gotten better with age, as evidenced by their four Grammy nominations. Plena Libre … +

Events

Miami Music Festival 2018

Wed Jun 6, 2018 - Mon Jul 30, 2018

Miami Music Festival (MMF), an intensive training program for the next generation of classical musicians, announces the lineup for the 2018 season from June 6 through July 30, 2018 at various venues in Miami. Young classical musicians gain world class experience and bring enchanting and passionate performances to Miami’s summer season, including A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Ghosts of Versailles; an entertaining … +

Visual Arts

Sebastian Spreng’s DRESDEN at Lowe Art Museum

Through Sun Sep 23, 2018

Sebastian Spreng’s DRESDEN depicts the decimation of this beautiful eastern German city by Allied bombers in February 1945, and is a meditation on mankind’s infinite capacity for both good and evil. Despite the stark messaging of the images in the  DRESDEN project, the 61 works, created on an iPad, have an undeniably lyrical, painterly quality due, in part, to Spreng’s deep knowledge of … +

Museums

Lowe Art Museum exhibits Painted Pixels by Artist Sheila Elias

Through Sun Sep 23, 2018

Sheila Elias’ works in Painted Pixels come in and out of focus, buoyed by waves of colors, as one engages with them. Though abstract, many pay homage to her own body of figurative work as well as favored literary masterpieces that inspire her. Created on the iPad and printed on aluminum, whose luster and reflective qualities echo the effect of an illuminated … +

Music

Classic Album Live plays Fleetwood Mac’ Rumours note by note at SMDCAC

Sat Aug 4, 2018

Classic Albums Live performs note for note and cut for cut from the greatest albums ever made.The world-class musicians of Classic Albums Live recreate Fleetwood Mac’s legendary GRAMMY® award-winning album Rumours almost forty years after its release. Revisit Fleetwood Mac’s passionate look at love, loss, breakups, betrayals, and dreams. Originally released in 1975, it contains many of the group’s greatest hits, including … +

Music

Jazz at MOCA presents Julio Montalvo

Fri Jun 29, 2018

Julio Montalvo is one of the leading trombonists from the island of Cuba. Songwriter, producer, arranger and session musician, he also appears as a solo artist, directing his own project since 1998, in which he blends Afro-Cuban rhythms with elements of modern Jazz to achieve an ingenious style – New Latin Jazz. Julio has participated in various Jazz Festivals, with his own … +

Museums

Screening of Films Papa Machete/ H-2 Worker at PAMM

Thu Jun 14, 2018

In celebration of “Juneteenth,” PAMM collaborates with National Museum of  African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) to host a screening of Papa Machete (2014, dir. Jonathan David Kane) and H-2 Worker (1990, dir. Stephanie Black). A conversation between documentary filmmaker Stephanie Black; writer, musician, and filmmaker Jason Fitzroy Jeffers; and guest curator for NMAAHC Michelle Materre will follow the screenings, touching upon … +

Visual Arts

Art and Culture Center of Hollywood exhibits Dual Roles

Fri Jun 8, 2018 - Sun Aug 19, 2018

How can we change the perception that having kids is career impediment? Also, how can we relate to the intriguing worlds of small people and how they see the world in their formative years? Dual Roles captures the South Florida artist community, where artists bring their kids to openings, run spaces, and start initiatives. Summer is also a hectic time for booking … +