Museums

Frank Brangwyn: Bringing the Empire Home at The Wolfsonian

Through Mon May 27, 2019

Frank Brangwyn: Bringing the Empire Home spotlights the life and career of Frank Brangwyn (British, b. Belgium, 1867–1956), a versatile artist and designer working in the first half of the twentieth century. His murals, architectural plans, luxury interiors, and furniture vividly capture the many dimensions of Britain’s role as a colonial power and global trade giant. In his diverse works, Brangwyn harnessed the … +

Performing Arts

One Night in Miami on stage at Colony Theatre

Thu Oct 25, 2018 - Sun Nov 18, 2018

The night of February 25th, 1964 a young Cassius Clay emerges from the Miami Beach Convention Center as the World Heavyweight Boxing Champion. Against all odds, he’s defeated Sonny Liston and shocked the world of boxing. While crowds of people swarm Miami Beach’s hotspots to celebrate the match, Clay, unable to stay on the island because of Jim Crow-era segregation laws, spends … +

Visual Arts

The 2018 Florida Biennial happens at Art and Culture Center/Hollywood

Fri Sep 14, 2018 - Sun Oct 21, 2018

The 2018 Florida Biennial features 66 works by 31 artists who were selected by juror Sarah Fritchey from entries submitted to the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood. The exhibition opens with a reception from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14 with the announcement of awards for the Juror’s Pick and Honorable Mention. This ninth edition of the Center’s Juried Biennial received applications from … +

Museums

A People’s History of South Florida Program Series at HistoryMiami

Thu Sep 20, 2018

This program series looks at Miami’s history, from early settlers to its current evolution into a global city. Discussion points will include immigration, civil rights, gentrification, and other topics that help tell the story of the Magic City. Panel Discussion: Art and Community FREE Event Join  for a conversation about the role art plays in shaping and supporting communities and vice versa. … +

Dance

Candoco/Axis Dance Companies perform at Miami Dade County Auditorium

Fri Sep 28, 2018 - Sat Sep 29, 2018

Performing as part of Forward Motion Physically Integrated Dance Festival, London-based Candoco Dance Company, one of the world’s top inclusive contemporary dance companies, with dancers with and without disabilities, performs works by world-class choreographers Yasmeen Godder (Israel) & Alexander Whitley (UK). Als0 performing, AXIS Dance Company, based in the San Francisco area and the leading physically, integrated company in the U.S., performs … +

Museums

The Writing on the Wall, exhibition at Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Wed Aug 29, 2018 - Sun Dec 9, 2018

A collaborative installation, The Writing on the Wall: Hank Willis Thomas and Dr. Baz Dreisinger  presents essays, poems, letters, stories, diagrams, and notes written by individuals in prison around the world, from the United States and Australia to Brazil, Norway and Uganda. During her years teaching in US and international prisons, Professor Dreisinger actively collected the hand-written and typed pieces. The Writing on the Wall calls attention to the … +

Events

HistoryMiami’s CultureFest 305

Sat Oct 13, 2018

HistoryMiami invites to celebrate life in the Magic City and take in the sights, sounds, and flavors that make Miami, Miami. Join for a jam-packed day of music, dance, food, and art. We’re bringing together the city’s finest traditional musicians, artists, and craftsmen for a day of performances and demonstrations, craft activities for all ages, and cuisine from our favorite local restaurants. … +

Visual Arts

E-State Realisms on view at ArtCenter Miami Beach

Through Sun Sep 30, 2018

As our digital and analog worlds continue to merge, we are only beginning to understand the profound effects this change is having on our society. How then, might we use art to understand how the internet is shaping our lives? How does art move through that digital space – and what does that mean for an artwork’s value? ArtCenter/South Florida’s new exhibition, … +

Music

Seraphic Fire’ Spanish Pilgrimage Concerts come to South Florida venues

Wed Oct 17, 2018 - Sun Oct 21, 2018

Seraphic Fire Current season (2018-2019) brings the concerts to South Florida, presenting a multi-cultural exploration of chamber vocal literature, it begins in October 2018 the South Florida subscription series with American Brass Quintet in a voyage that traverses Spain’s storied Camino de Santiago through the music of Victoria, Guerrero, and other Spanish composers. The American Brass Quintet is internationally recognized as one … +

Cinema

Miami Fashion Film Festival 2018

Thu Sep 20, 2018 - Sat Sep 22, 2018

Bringing attention to the historical interdependence between art and fashion and its influences, the Miami Fashion Film Festival adds to the “fashion is art” narrative with local and international films that highlight fashion design through storytelling, graphics, sound, and motion, in real and digitally imagined environments. The MFFF will bring Screenings, Workshops, Panels also parties! 2018 Filmmakers are:  Laia Gil, Adriana Naranjo, … +

Attractions

Dr Jordan B. Peterson in “12 Rules For Life Tour” comes to Jackie Gleason Theater

Thu Sep 13, 2018

Jordan B. Peterson is a Ph.D. research and clinical psychologist currently teaching and researching at the University of Toronto with tenure. He frequently appears on TVO on various topics. His research interests include self-deception, mythology, religion, narrative, neuroscience, personality, deception, creativity, intelligence and motivation. He is one of the two professors listed in the Arts & Science Students Union’s Anti-Calendar rated as … +

Performing Arts

“When A Baby Cries” on stage at Pompano Beach Cultural Center

Wed Aug 29, 2018 - Sun Sep 2, 2018

A comedic paradox that shows how the lives of four people are dramatically uplifted through the redemptive power of new life.  Lemon is a woman healing from the physical and emotional scars of a tragic fire intentionally set by her husband 18 years ago, which claimed his life and the life of their infant son. She again begins to feel the sting of … +

Music

LaTraia Savage as Diana Ross & Whitney Houston at Mizner Park Cultural Center

Fri Nov 9, 2018

LaTraia Savage is a vocalist well-known for covering a wide variety of genres, including Jazz, R&B, Country, Big Band, Dance, Motown and more. She has opened shows for several national acts including Alicia Keys, Chris Brown, The S.O.S Band, and others. And currently, she’s touring with the legend, Glenn Leonard (former lead singer of The Temptations), Bertie Higgins (songwriter and producer of … +

Music

No Dead White Guys: Frost Symphonic Winds at UM Gusman Concert Hall

Thu Nov 29, 2018

Known for their creative vision of classical music, the Frost Symphonic Winds will perform works by artists outside the Dead White Male European pantheon. They include Colombian composer Victoriano Valencia’s lively, folkloric-influenced Fandangueira, Japanese composer Yasuhide Ito’s emotionally stirring Gloriosa, and An Introduction to the Moon, by Grammy-winning American composer Libby Larsen. Steven Moore, Conductor UM Gusman Concert Hall Free Frost School … +

Music

Percussion Consort: GOLDEN AGE at New World Center

Sat Sep 29, 2018

Percussion Consort: GOLDEN AGE is part of the Sounds of the Times Series. Visionary artists and NWS Percussion Fellows present leading-edge contemporary music—including two U.S. premieres—in the intimate, state-of-the-art New World Center. The Program will include New York (2010) by Gavin Bryars; an intermission and …del color a la materia… (2002) by Martin Matalon. The concert will be conducted by Michael Linville. Michael Linville enjoys a varied … +

Music

A Night of American Music at Frost’ Gusman Concert Hall

Thu Sep 13, 2018

Enjoy a night of American themed anthems in large-scale arrangements by Stephen Guerra and John Daversa. Also Stephen Guerra and John Daversa as directors. Thursday, Sep 13, 2018, 7:30 – 8:30pm Gusman Concert Hall Frost School of Music 1314 Miller Drive Coral Gables, FL 33146 Ph: 305-284-2241 www.miami.edu/frost/

Cinema

MBC: The Golden Age of Hollywood with Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Wed Sep 5, 2018

Jean Arthur, James Stewart and Claude Rains star in Frank Capra’s Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, the award-winning 1939 classic about an idealistic, small town senator who heads to Washington and suddenly finds himself single-handedly battling ruthless politicians out to destroy him. As Capra began working on the film, it was suggested that Gary Copper, the star of Mr. Deeds Goes to … +

Music

Frost Electroacoustic Music Ensemble / Juraj Kojs in Concert

Wed Nov 28, 2018

Venture to the musical frontier in this night of electroacoustic music by leaders in the field and Frost composition students. Pieces incorporate new trends in electronic dance music and advanced technology, using laptops, real-time processing, interactive electronics, game controllers, smartphones, and more. Juraj Kojs, Director UM Gusman Concert Hall FREE Gusman Concert Hall Frost School of Music 1314 Miller Drive Coral Gables, … +

Performing Arts

Penal de Ocaña by Nao D’Amores at MDCA

Fri Sep 14, 2018 - Sat Sep 15, 2018

Nao d’amores, is a theater company developing Medieval and Renaissance Theater formed by a troupe of professional actors and musicians with classical theater, puppetry and music backgrounds directed by Ana Zamora. Penal de Ocaña is one of the company’s most renowned and emblematic contemporary productions. The play is the journal of María Josefa Canellada, a student of philosophy in Madrid in 1936, … +

Music

LOST 80’S LIVE at Parker Playhouse

Sat Sep 15, 2018

This Summer Night of Music will include: Flock of Seagulls “I Ran (So Far Away,” “Space Age Love Song”; Wang Chung “Everybody Wang Chung Tonight,” “Dance Hall Days,” “To Live and Die in LA”; Naked Eyes “Promises Promises,” ” Always Something There To Remind Me; Animotion “Obsession,” “Room to Move” and Farrington and Mann the original When in Rome UK “The Promise,” … +

Opportunities

ICA Miami: Several Opportunities for Interns

Tue Aug 21, 2018

ICA  Internship  Descriptions The  Institute  of  Contemporary  Art,  Miami  (ICA  Miami)  is  dedicated  to  promoting  continuous experimentation  in  contemporary  art,  and  to  the  exchange  of  art  and  ideas  throughout  the  Miami region  and  internationally.  Launched  in  2014, The ICA  Miami  opened  its  new  permanent  home  in  Miami’s  Design  District  in  2017. The  ICA’s  internship  program  is  awarded  on  a  bi-annual  basis  and  … +

Cinema

Miami Premiere Engagement of the new restoration: WANDA

Fri Sep 14, 2018 - Sun Sep 23, 2018

With her first and only feature film—a hard-luck drama she wrote, directed, and starred in—Barbara Loden turned in a groundbreaking work of American independent cinema, bringing to life a kind of character seldom seen on-screen. Set amid a soot-choked Pennsylvania landscape, and shot in an intensely intimate vérité style, the film takes up with distant and soft-spoken Wanda (Loden), who has left … +

Music

A Time for Peace: The life and song of Pete Seeger at Mizner Park Cultural Center

Fri Nov 2, 2018

Pete Seeger honed his banjo skills while traveling in Appalachia and became the most stalwart of America’s troubadours for social justice, peace, and the environment, together with his wife, Toshi. He founded such iconic groups as the Almanac Singers and the Weavers, and continuing to entertain and rally crowds around their causes after others of his generation had long since faded away. … +