Music

Florida Guitar Foundation presents Maestro Aniello Desiderio in concert

Sunday, March 17, 2019 – 8:00 PM

Maestro Desiderio won 18 first International Awards in both national and international competitions, and has performed as a soloist and with orchestra all over the world in some of the most important theaters of the world such as: Carnegie Hall, Munich Philarmonie, Alte Opera, Tonhalle, Teatro delle Palme, Radio France, Die Gloke, Istanbul Philarmonie, Berlin Philarmonie, Opera House Wien. “…the kind of … +

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Places in the East: Frost Wind Ensemble

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:30 – 8:30pm

The Miami premiere of guest composer Dan Welcher’s 3 Places in the East, inspired by the natural beauty of three national parks, including South Florida’s Everglades. Also featuring Frost lecturer and 2013 Concerto Competition winner Oleksii Ivanchenko on Igor Stravinsky’s epic Concerto for Piano and Winds. The Frost Wind Ensemble at the University of Miami is comprised of  the finest wind and … +

Events

Scottish Festival + Highland Games

Saturday March 2nd from 9am to 6pm

Celebrate Scottish Heritage at the Scottish Festival and Highland Games, presented by the Scottish American Society of South Florida — Featuring Scottish food, Pipe bands, pipe and drumming competitions, Scottish Heavy Athletics, children’s games, sheep dog demonstrations and more. Saturday March 2nd from 9am to 6pm at Plantation Heritage Park in Ft. Lauderdale. Tickets and information is available at www.sassf.org. Adult Tickets … +

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Curator Tour: A Peculiar Paradise: Florida Photographs by Nathan Benn

Saturday Mar 2, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join photographer Nathan Benn as he recalls his journey across the State of Florida while on assignment for National Geographic. Learn how he embraced color photography before it was considered an acceptable medium for serious documentary. Ticket purchase includes a copy of A Peculiar Paradise by Nathan Benn. Capacity is limited, and advanced registration is required. Books must be claimed in-person. One … +

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CLIMAX by Gaspar Noé at Miami Beach Cinematheque

64068 - Thu Mar 21, 2019

From director Gaspar Noé (Irreversible; Enter the Void; Love 3D) comes a hypnotic, hallucinatory, and ultimately hair-raising depiction of a party that descends into delirium over the course of one wintry night. In Climax, a troupe of young dancers gathers in a remote and empty school building to rehearse. Following an unforgettable opening performance lit by virtuoso cinematographer Benoît Debie (Spring Breakers; Enter the Void) … +

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THE LAST RESORT by Dennis Scholl and Kareem Tabsch at Miami Beach Cinematheque

Through Sun Mar 17, 2019

Before the arrival of Miami Vice and MTV Spring Break, South Beach was home to the largest cluster of Jewish retirees in the country. Drawn by the small apartments, low cost of living, sunny weather, and thriving cultural life, they came by the thousands seeking refuge from the Northeast’s brutal winters. By the 1970s, these former New Yorkers had turned from seasonal … +

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Florida Guitar Foundation presents Pavel Steidl in concert

Saturday, March 16, 2019 – 8:00 PM

His highly expressive performances of rare 19th-century guitar literature on authentic instruments add a wonderful dimension to his already exceptional performances. Steidl plays with a quasi-improvisational flexibility in all of the works here and emphasizes the showy aspects of Mertz’s style over its lyrical introspection (though the latter is not neglected). He varies his tempos to an extraordinary degree, taking risks that … +

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Seraphic Fire presents Korean Choral Treasures

Wed Mar 13, 2019 - Sun Mar 17, 2019

Seraphic Fire shines the spotlight on gems of East Asia in this not-to-be-missed event that brings South Korea to South Florida. E. J. Yoon, conductor Join us for a PRE-CONCERT CONVERSATION one hour before each concert Concert Schedule: Wed, Mar 13, 7:30pm  |  Miami Tickets Thu, Mar 14, 7:00pm  |  Naples Tickets Fri, Mar 15, 7:30pm  |  Coral Gables Tickets Sat, Mar 16, 7:30pm  |  … +

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South Motors Jazz Series presents Antonio Adolfo Quartet Featuring Vocalist Carol Saboyo

Saturday, March 16th at 8:00 p.m.

Antonio Adolfo grew up in a musical family in Rio de Janeiro and began his studies at the age of seven. At seventeen he was already a professional musician. His teachers include Eumir Deodato and the great Nadia Boulanger in Paris. During the 60’s he led his own trio and toured with singers Elis Regina and Milton Nascimento. Adolfo wrote tunes that … +

Events

The Miami Beach Film Society’s OSCAR PARTY 2019

Sun Feb 24, 2019

MBC CELEBRATES twenty six years of OSCAR NIGHT PARTIES with a… Casual, Members Only, Dress Down, BYO, FREE, Non-official Academy Awards® Viewing Party! After many years as an officially sanctioned Oscar Night party, MBC is celebrating this year with a home-style casual event. All you have to do to come is become a member, or renew/extend, between now and when it hits … +

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Florida Grand Opera presents FRIDA

Sat Mar 16, 2019 - Sun Mar 24, 2019

Robert Xavier Rodríguez’s colorful score is a perfect match for the passionate art of the legendary painter Frida Kahlo. Although the artist was wracked by agonizing physical pain and caught up in a stormy marriage to Diego Rivera, the flame that fueled Kahlo’s art just kept burning and never turned to ash. She created fifty-five self-portraits. But no portrait of her is … +

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MBCM Premieres OSCAR SHORTS DOCUMENTARY

Wed Feb 20, 2019

For over a decade, ShortsTV has proudly brought the Oscar© Nominated Short Films to audiences across the globe. This exclusive release features the year’s most spectacular short films and for a limited time is available to watch on the big screen. The films go into theaters around the world shortly after nominations are announced and are not released anywhere else until a … +

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Miami New Drama: Cocaine Cowboys at Colony Theatre

Thu Mar 7, 2019 - Sun Apr 7, 2019

Based on the acclaimed documentaries by Billy Corben, Cocaine Cowboys chronicles the development of the illegal drug trade in Miami during the 1970s and 1980s through the eyes of Rivi Ayala, a hired assassin working with the notorious drug dealer Griselda Blanco. Created from the actual texts of Ayala’s depositions, newspaper articles of the time, and other found documents, this new theatrical documentary … +