Visual Arts

Historical Florida Highwaymen’ work at Nina Johnson Gallery

Fri Sep 6, 2019 - Sat Sep 28, 2019

Nina Johnson exhibits historic paintings by the Florida Highwaymen. The Florida Highwaymen were an informal collective of African American artists who painted and sold idyllic landscapes to tourists traveling along the A1A and US1 starting in the 1950s. Defined by the celestial illumination of the Hudson River School, myths of manifest destiny and the open road, and the rise of the middle … +

Performing Arts

Sandrell Rivers Theater: Heavenly Hands

Sat Jul 27, 2019

Fantasy Theatre Factory’s Summer Play Reading Series returns with the Summer of Substance. Intellectually stimulating works for the summer season. This year’s staged readings include a mix of new and old, with two new plays, FOUR BEDROOMS by Marj O’Neill-Butler directed by Ricky J. Martinez and FILL IN HERE by HEAVENLY HANDS by Ricky J. Martinez directed by Marj O’Neill-Butler and two … +

Music

UM Gusman Concert Hall upcoming free Concerts

Mon Aug 19, 2019 - Thu Oct 3, 2019

A list of upcoming free concerts at UM for the next season. From Jazz Ensembles to a powerful program with Frost School of Music Symphonic Winds. Faculty Jazz Concert Weeks Center for Recording & Performance: An evening of music for small jazz ensemble, featuring Frost Studio Music and Jazz faculty.Aug 19, 2019, 6:30 PMClarke Recital Hall –Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Chamber … +

Performing Arts

Fop Deranged and Strange COMEDY Show at The Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center

Sat Jul 20, 2019

Headliner comedians Lisa Corrao and David Stebbins in a one-night-only show. Host Anthony Terzo and guest comedian Fasil Malik join the comedic team for a night of deranged and strange -comic relief.  Lisa Corrao left her lucrative career as a public middle school teacher to travel the world doing stand-up. Her material is clever, sarcastic, and a little dark, delivered with the … +

News

The Magic Flute at Temple Emanu-El Synagogue

Thu Jul 25, 2019 - Sun Jul 28, 2019

A hero on a quest and a princess finding her way encounter enchanted creatures, an evil queen and ultimately, each other – all with the help of a Magic Flute! A part of MMF’s popular Family Operaseries, this production is created specifically for young children and will be performed with English Dialogue and sung in German with English Supertitles. Mozart’s classic “singspiel” … +

News

The Foundation Presented with $200K For Capital Improvements

Thu Aug 15, 2019

On Thursday, August 15, The Deering Estate Foundation hosted Lt. Governor Jeanette Nuñez and other invited guests for a presentation of a State of Florida legislative appropriation of $200,000 to begin the renovation of a 10,700 sq. ft. field study research center. When completed, the facility will provide temporary living quarters for up to 14 researchers as well as house an archival … +

Cinema

Poster Drive 2019 by Coral Gables Art Cinema

Sat Jul 27, 2019

One of Coral Gables Art Cinema’ most popular events is back. The annual poster drive where they offer up hundreds of movie posters and other goodies amassed over the years for a $5 suggested donation per item. This is a fundraiser for them, and a chance for you to support your local nonprofit Cinema while collecting your favorite poster art. You’ll hang … +

Music

Vampire Weekend comes to James L. Knight Center

Sat Aug 24, 2019

Vampire Weekend is an American rock band from New York City, formed in 2006 and currently signed to Columbia Records. The band was formed by lead vocalist and guitarist Ezra Koenig, multi-instrumentalist Rostam Batmanglij, drummer Chris Tomson, and bassist Chris Baio. The band’s first album Vampire Weekend (2008)—which included the singles “Mansard Roof”, “A-Punk”, “Oxford Comma”, “Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa”, and “The Kids Don’t Stand a Chance”—was acclaimed by critics for its world music influences. Their … +

Literature

An Evening with Colson Whitehead at Knight Concert Hall

Jul 26, 2019, 8 PM | Knight Concert Hall

Jul 26, 2019, 8 PM Colson Whitehead, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning Oprah’s Book Club selection The Underground Railroad, will be in Miami for an exclusive appearance to celebrate the highly-anticipated follow-up, THE NICKEL BOYS: A Novel. A devastating, driven narrative that showcases a great American novelist writing at the height of … +

Music

MegaRumba 2019 at The Wynwood Marketplace

Sat Jul 20, 2019 - Sun Jul 21, 2019

Megarumba: the most all-encompassing free Latin Music Festival in Miami is happening soon to celebrate the culture at an all-day event in Wynwood. In this edition, featuring :Lenier; Los Adolescentes; Sonora Carruseles; Periko & Jessi Leon; Diego Val; Manu Manzo; Domino Saints and El Arka, among others. In past years, MegaRumba has brought some Latin artists and Billboard winners onto the stage including Maluma, Danny … +

Visual Arts

Women in Focus Festival, happening at Leica Store Miami

Wed Jul 24, 2019 - Sat Jul 27, 2019

Women in Focus, brought to you by Leica Store Miami, is a photography exhibition and weekend festival dedicated to bringing visibility to leading women in the photographic industry who shoot with Leica. Through photography presentations, panel talks, image review, and a women’s-only workshop, this multi-day event will provide an outlet for photographers to discuss and empower women and their advocates within the … +

Performing Arts

34th International Hispanic Theatre Festival of Miami: Bendita Gloria (Blessed Gloria) at Carnival Studio Theater

Jul 25-28, 2019 Inspired on the life and work of Cuban poet María Luisa Milanés (1893 – 1919), an ardent feminist and patriot who killed herself at a very young age, in part because of an unhappy marriage and the dogmatism of the time. She wrote poems that were deep critiques of patriarchal culture and expressions of solidarity with other women and … +

Visual Arts

FIU: Lisa Haque on Artist Talk

Thu Jul 18, 2019

Have you ever wondered how paper can be made into art? Miami-based artist Lisa Haque at Books & Books Coral Gables, hold an intimate conversation about her work and papermaking process. Haque was a Studio Collaborator and the Production Manager at Dieu Donné in Manhattan, where she worked with artists in residence to create new bodies of work. Prior to that, she … +

Cinema

Between Me and My Mind at Silverspot Cinema Metsquare

Wed Jul 17, 2019

Following the critically-acclaimed world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival, Between Me and My Mind comes to movie theaters nationwide for a special one-night-only screening on Wednesday, July 17. A few minutes into this intimate look at the creative process of founding Phish guitarist and vocalist Trey Anastasio, it is clear that he is exploding with his unique brand of songwriting and creativity. … +

Cinema

MBC & The Wolfsonian, Art & Film together: The Black Cat

Sun Jul 28, 2019

The Wolfsonian–FIU and Miami Beach Cinematheque are teaming up for a summer of art and film with an Art Deco spin! From drama to cult horror and even a musical romance, they’re bringing you Tinseltown talkies from the 1930s to look at how some of Hollywood’s heavyweight directors Deco-fied their elegant, streamlined sets. Selected Sundays from 4pm, a guided tour of Deco: … +

Visual Arts

Gustavo Matamoros’ Social Commentary at Dimension Variable

Through Thu Aug 1, 2019

For his solo project at Dimensions Variable, Gustavo Matamoros will produce the first in a collection of works titled Social Commentary that explore sensitive issues of interest to artists, curators, critics, collectors, installation designers, art educators, art administrators, philanthropists, government funding agencies, and those who enjoy reading about art; issues as diverse as Academic Freedom, Abortion, Adoption, Advertising to children, Affirmative Action, Ageism, AIDS/HIV, … +

Visual Arts

Dimensions Variable exhibits artist Juan Pablo Garza

Through Thu Aug 1, 2019

For his solo project at Dimensions Variable, Juan Pablo Garza will be showing a body of work that consists of collecting, intervening, modifying, and organizing objects. Responding to the objects he collects, the process of altering them, their relationship to the space and each other, Garza will make a single installation piece using the entire gallery. Garza is interested in his relationship … +

Cinema

MOCA Moving Images: Of Men and Gods

Wed Jul 24, 2019

Of Men and Gods  examines the daily existence of several Haitian men who are openly gay. Prevalent, yet still taboo, homosexuality and gay culture are allowed to flourish within the context of Haiti’s Vodou religion. As “children of the gods,” the men find an explanation for homosexuality as well as divine protection. They also find an outlet for theatrical expression through exhilarating performances … +

Visual Arts

Artist Luz Carabaño’s work at Dimensions Variable

Through Thu Aug 1, 2019

For his solo project at Dimensions Variable, Luz Carabaño presents Ni Aquí, Ni Allá, a selection of her work which showcases the in-between space her paintings inhabit. Displacement plays a central role in these images. They stand between our world in their naturalistic renderings and another in abstract ambiguous fields. The paintings are always rooted in something seen, yet they are distant from … +

Performing Arts

Bring it LIVE! comes to Au Rene Theater one more time

Wed Jul 24, 2019

Featuring the legendary Coach Dianna Williams and her team of Dancing Dolls, comes the unforgettable, jam-packed heart-pounding experience we call Bring It! Live. After three acclaimed touring seasons, the hit Lifetime TV series Bring It! is back again live with never before seen routines and an all new fan vs Dancing Doll stand battles. The 2019 summer tour will feature an all new interactive show with … +

Museums

Exhibition Opening Night: The Other Side of Now at PAMM

Thu Jul 18, 2019 - Sun Jun 7, 2020

The Other Side of Now: Foresight in Contemporary Caribbean Art is a thematic group exhibition centered on the question, “what might a Caribbean future look like?” With a series of newly commissioned works, The Other Side of Now seeks to think beyond narratives of catastrophe that continue to frame the region in terms of then and now.  In this exhibition, the region is conceptualized as both … +

Music

New World Center in one-night-only: Carnegie Hall’s NYO2

Sat Jul 27, 2019

Carnegie Hall’s NYO2 makes its anticipated return to New World Center alongside Grammy Award-winning pianist Gabriela Montero and NWS Fellows and alumni for an exclusive one-night-only event—the orchestra’s only public performance before its finale at Carnegie Hall on July 30.  Under the baton of conductor Carlos Miguel Prieto, the ensemble zips from Spanish music to Russian ballet music, performing selections from Falla’s The Three-Cornered Hat and … +