Performing Arts

The Bridge of San Luis Rey at The Colony Theatre

Thu Oct 24, 2019

Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel adapted by five time Obie Award-winning actor and playwright David Greenspan, turning this richly multi-faceted tale, of five travelers in colonial Peru hurled to their deaths by a collapsing bridge, into a wryly lyrical fable of fate, love, and the transformative magic of theater. “There is a land of the living and a land of the … +

Performing Arts

Junie B. Jones, The Musical at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Mon Oct 7, 2019

Outspoken, precocious, lovable Junie B. Jones stars in a colorful,  fast-paced musical about new friends, new glasses, sugar cookies, the annual kickball tournament and other various first-grade, angst-ridden situations. Follow her adventures as she writes down the story of her life in her “Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal.” This musical is based on four volumes in Barbara Park’s Junie B. Jones series of … +

Performing Arts

The Wolves on its South Florida Premiere at Carnival Studio Theater

Oct 31 - Nov 17, 2019

This Pulitzer Prize finalist centers on the lives and experiences of nine high school girls through their weekly Saturday morning pre-game soccer warmups, using their team and relationships as a metaphor for survival in 21st Century America. Different personalities and backgrounds clash, as these young women navigate the bumpy terrain of being a teenager living in America today. This stunning new work, … +

Music

Jazz at MOCA presents Curtis Taylor in Concert

October 25, 2019, 8 PM

Taylor grew up in Bedford, Ohio, where his interest in music was piqued. At 10 years old, he took up the trumpet and got involved with the school’s band program. Two years later Taylor really started showing promise on his instrument. One night after seeing a great concert featuring trumpeters Jon Faddis and Steve Enos, Taylor was so inspired that he decided … +

Dance

I am TANGO, at SMDCAC

Sat Oct 19, 2019

With an ensemble of 24 world-renowned dancers, singers and musicians, I Am Tango presents a distinctive tango experience by staging its artistic evolution over time. The genre is represented by a central character named “Tango” who evolves through different ages and cultures while maintaining the essence of the music that made its mark all over the world. Directed by Alfredo Lerida Main … +

Performing Arts

The Bridge of San Luis Rey at Colony Theatre

Thu Oct 24 - Nov 17, 2019

Five time Obie Award-winning actor and playwright David Greenspan adapts Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel, turning this richly multi-faceted tale, of five travelers in colonial Peru hurled to their deaths by a collapsing bridge, into a wryly lyrical fable of fate, love, and the transformative magic of theater. “There is a land of the living and a land of the dead,” … +

Dance

Miami City Ballet opens 2019-2020 Season

Oct 18 - 20, 2019

Miami City Ballet opens their 2019/20 Season in October. The first program for the season includes three works including Balanchine’s own favorite ballet, Stravinsky Violin Concerto; a do-not-miss work by iconic choreographer Paul Taylor, Mercuric Tidings; and the celebrated stage spectacle set in a 1930s speakeasy, Slaughter on Tenth Avenue – a ballet with vaudevillian soul and a recognizable, toe-tapping score.  Program One STRAVINSKY VIOLIN CONCERTOChoreography: … +

Museums

HAEGUE YANG: In the Cone of Uncertainty opens at the Bass Museum

Nov 2, 2019 - Apr 5, 2020

Bringing together new and existing works spanning the last decade, In the Cone of Uncertainty foregrounds the artist’s consistent curiosity about the world and tireless experimentation with materializing the complexity of identity politics. The exhibition presents a selection of Yang’s oeuvre ranging from blind installations, anthropomorphic sculptures, light sculptures, and mural-like graphic wallpaper pieces, to thematic groupings of works related to certain … +

Visual Arts

Anna Betbeze: Accidental Pictures at Nina Johnson Main Gallery

Thu Oct 3rd, 2019. 7-9pm

Nina Johnson Gallery presents Accidental Pictures, an exhibition of new works by Anna Betbez. Created on silver Mylar with a variety of synthetic pigments, this new body of work continues Betbeze’s exploration into the properties of uncertainty and entropy. Moving amongst the reflective works, viewers find themselves entangled in a dance of creation and degeneration as the play of light on the … +

Performing Arts

Top Comedian Bill Engvall comes to Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Thu Oct 24, 2019

The thing that makes any entertainer successful is the ability to connect with an audience. It’s this quality of sharing the humor in everyday situations that has made Bill Engvall one of the top comedians today – and one of the busiest. A Grammy Award-nominated, multi-platinum selling artist, Engvall is best known for being part of the enormously successful Blue Collar Comedy … +

Opportunities

Drawing Salon

Oct 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Our Drawing Salons offer an opportunity to develop artistic skills while sitting in a relaxing gallery environment. Drawing materials and stools are provided. All ranges of drawing experience are welcome. This event is free and open to the public. Modesto Maidique Campus, 10975 SW 17th Street, Miami, FL 33199

Opportunities

Art Lab workshop at the Arts Warehouse

Oct 12, 2019 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Bring a friend and enjoy the gallery while you paint your own contemporary bowl and enjoy light sips + bites. Guests will learn basic contemporary lines, shapes and patterns, and paint a bisque fired bowl while sipping and enjoying light bites in the gallery. Lead by Grace Gdaniec. It will be fired so that it is food safe and will be available … +

Opportunities

Free at The Frank Workshop: Industrial Jewelry-Making

Oct 12, 2019 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this hands-on workshop, KX2, the sister collaboration of artist Dana Kleinman and metalsmith Ruth Avra Kleinman, will help students merge metals with their imaginations by showing students a variety of beginner jewelry-making techniques and essential terminology. Ages 12 years and older. This event is free and open to the public. All materials provided and no prior experience is required. No advance … +

Performing Arts

Hollywood Revisited at Old School Square Cultural Arts Center

Fri Dec 27, 2019

Few costumes from the “Golden Era” of Hollywood remain except for a small number that have been meticulously preserved by a handful of collectors. Greg Schreiner’s wonderful Hollywood film costume collection houses over 175 such masterpieces. During the 1930-60’s, Hollywood directors were told to “put the light where the money is” and this often-meant spectacular costumes. Studios hired the biggest designers and … +

Literature

An evening with author Jeanette Winterson at Books&Books

Fri Oct 18, 2019

What will happen when homo sapiens is no longer the smartest being on the planet? Jeanette Winterson shows us how much closer we are to that future than we realise. Funny and furious, bold and clear-sighted, Frankissstein is a love story about life itself. Jeanette Winterson CBE was born in Manchester, England. After graduating from Oxford University she published her first novel at … +

Dance

Benise: Fuego at The Center, Coral Springs

Oct 10, 2019

It’s one hot night as Benise, “The Prince of Spanish Guitar,” and his Emmy Award-winning production comes to town. Armed with his Spanish guitar, Benise will take the audience on an unprecedented adventure through Spanish Flamenco, Cuban Salsa, Brazilian Samba, Parisian Waltz, exotic drumming, and more. For Benise, music has always been a journey. From his humble beginnings as a street performer, … +

Opportunities

Zine Workshop at Frost Art Museum

Oct 9, 2019 at 12:30 pm - 02:00 pm

Join us for a zine-making workshop inspired by our current exhibition Art after Stonewall, 1969—1989. Zines are personal hand-crafted publications. Materials for the workshop will be provided. This event is free and open to the public. Please, sign-up at this link: Modesto Maidique Campus 10975 SW 17th Street, Miami, FL 33199

Museums

Seven Solos: big scale Art Installations on view at Cornell Art Museum

Through Sun Oct 6, 2019

Seven Solos departs from our traditional group exhibitions by featuring only eight artists; each creating a unique, site-specific, immersive experience in six galleries plus the Margaret Blume Atrium space. These art installations can only be seen at the Cornell Art Museum Large-scale installations by Miya Ando; Giannina Dwin in collaboration with Freddy Jouwayed; Jacob M Fisher; Frank Hyder; Brookhart Jonquil; Shinduk Kang and … +

Events

Speaking Sustainably Film Series: Toxic Waters at The Deering

Wed Oct 23, 2019

As part of the Speaking Sustainably Film Series the Deering Estate invites to a complimentary reception and screening of Toxic Waters. Reception begins at 7PM with light snacks and beverages. The screening will begin at 7:30PM. Following the screening guests can participate in a Q&A with featured experts and the production crew. Harmful algal blooms come in many forms, from toxic outbreaks … +

Opportunities

Call for Artists|Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery and Exhibit Hall with deadline Jan 2020

Thu Sep 19, 2019 - Wed Jan 1, 2020

The Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery and Exhibit Hall is now accepting artwork submissions and exhibition proposals from artists at any stage in their career. All media are acceptable. Applicants must submit the following: 10-20 high resolution .jpg images or .mov files of current artwork with title, date, media, and dimensions, as well as an artist statement or exhibition proposal of 250 … +

Cinema

Let the Right One In on 35mm at Coral Gables Art Cinema

Sat Oct 26, 2019

“At once a devastating, curiously uplifting inhuman drama and a superbly crafted genre exercise, Let The Right One In can stand toe-to-toe with Spirit Of The Beehive, Pan’s Labyrinth or Orphee. See it.” – Kim Newman, Empire Magazine A lonely 12-year old boy, Oskar, befriends a mysterious 12-year-old girl, Eli, after she moves in next door. Pale and serious, Eli’s arrival coincides … +

Music

Cuban Guitarist José Lezcano in Concert

Oct 6, 2019 at 01:00 pm

With two Grammy nominations for his work as a guitar soloist and composer, Jose is a highly sought-after solo artist and collaborative musician with concerts across the US, including Carnegie Recital, New York City’s North-South Series, Baltimore, Houston, Miami, Charleston, and other cities; international concerts in Cuba, Spain, China, Germany, Czech Republic, Greece, and in four South American nations. He also has … +