Music

Lights, Camera, Action! brought by The Symphonia

Dec 10, 2019

Sound meets sight in this evening of cinematic and artistic exploration that highlights the works of Copland, Wagner and Respighi. Exploration of Aaron Copland’s musical contributions to three classic movies: Of Mice and Men, The City and Our Town. Imagining Cosima Wagner’s delight on being woken on Christmas morning with a musical gift from her famous husband. Marvel at Ottorino Respighi’s musical … +

Performing Arts

Hillary and Clinton, on stage at Gablestage

Sat Nov 23, 2019 - Sun Dec 22, 2019

In New Hampshire during early 2008, a former First Lady is in a desperate bid to save her troubled Presidential campaign. Her husband sees things one-way; her campaign manager sees things differently. This play is a profound and timely look at two of the most controversial figures in American political history. Created by Lucas Hnath.

Museums

Breakfast in the Park with Petah Coyne by Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Sun Dec 8, 2019

The annual Breakfast in the Park is an official Art Basel Miami Beach event. Each year since 2004, the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum has welcomed guests to enjoy a complimentary breakfast, a lecture by a noted sculptor, and guided tours of our Sculpture Park and exhibitions. This event is free and open to the public. Contemporary sculptor and photographer Petah … +

Music

MADONNA’ Madame X Tour comes to The Fillmore

Sat Dec 14, 2019 - Thu Dec 19, 2019

Madame X Tour will mark her 14th studio album following her last record, Rebel Heart, released in 2015. The release was jam-packed with hits from, “Living for Love,” “Ghosttown,” to fan-favorite, “Bitch I’m Madonna.”  Rebel Heart included various collaborations with an eclectic group of performers, including Nicki Minaj, Chance the Rapper and Mike Tyson. With that said, fans can expect the “Queen of Pop,” to … +

Performing Arts

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum on stage at Marshall Rinker Playhouse

Fri Nov 22, 2019 - Sun Dec 8, 2019

Light, fast-paced, irreverent and completely politically incorrect, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is some of the funniest musicals ever written. Pseudolus, a crafty slave, struggles to win the hand of a beautiful, but slow-witted, courtesan named Philia for his young master, Hero, in exchange for freedom. The plot twists and turns with cases of mistaken identity, slamming doors, and … +

Literature

SPF’19 Small Press Fair at FatVillage

Nov 9, 2019, 12 PM

Join SPF for the 4th edition of the Small Press Fair Fort Lauderdale: SPF’19 with a market of print, book and zine exhibitors; a giant steamroller press, live print-making demonstrations, food trucks and more! A market of print, book and zine exhibitors from Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Boca Raton, Orlando, Gainesville, Tennessee, New York, Louisiana and beyond. Steamroller pressing the largest prints of … +

Events

24th Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival

November 1-17, 2019

The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) returns for its 34th year, November 1-17, with an exciting line-up of more than 150 films (60 feature film premieres representing over 25 countries), over-the-top theme parties, and both renowned and aspiring film talent. American Independent, foreign language, and films from Florida will include features, documentaries and shorts with an eclectic array of genres. Opening … +

Cinema

Santa Sangre by Jodorowsky at Coral Gables Art Cinema’ Afterhours

Nov 9, 2019

“A movie like none other I have seen before…a film in which the inner chambers of the soul are laid bare.” – Roger Ebert “One of the great hallucinatory experiences in cinema, a visually intoxicating horror trip. A perfect introduction for those eager to travel down more rarely explored routes of international film.” – Nathaniel Thompson, Mondo Digital Fifteen years after Alejandro … +

Cinema

MICFF’ Dutch Animation Celebration at Coral Gables Art Cinema

Nov 9, 2019

Cinekid, The Netherland’s premiere film festival for children, presents a program of the very best of Dutch animation – featuring diverse stories, hilarious romps, inventive animation, and more! With trusty scissors in hand, Mr. Paper makes choice cuts to craft his ideal world. Blooming with artful animation and wistful storytelling, Emily was spotlighted as the Netherlands’ entry for Oscar consideration. Then three … +

Performing Arts

The Informer By Bertolt Brecht at Waterfront Playhouse

Sun Nov 3, 2019 - Mon Nov 11, 2019

Set in the living room of a middle class family on a Sunday afternoon in the late 1930s, Brecht described this play as “a dramatic sketch of family life as it is today in the new Hiter’s Germany.” A teacher and his wife are terrified that their son, a member of the Hitler Youth, will turn them in for their negative statements … +

Cinema

Miami International Children’s Film Festival: Whole Program

Nov 8-10, 2019

The Miami International Children’s Film Festival (MICFF) returns this November in partnership with the prestigious New York International Children’s Film Festival! Culturally rich, entertaining, and inexpensive family fun, the Festival returns for four days of highly-acclaimed international cinema for children and families. The Festival offers a unique opportunity to cultivate critical appreciation for intelligent films among younger people, while educating and entertaining. … +

Music

Raul Midón in Homecoming Concert at Gusman Hall

Thu Nov 7, 2019

Described by The New York Times as “a one-man band who turns a guitar into an orchestra and his voice into a chorus,” singer and songwriter Raul Midón returns to his alma mater for a solo appearance. Expect selections from his most recent Grammy-nominated albums If You Really Want, featuring the Metropole Orkest directed by Vince Mendoza as well as Bad Ass … +

Performing Arts

Broadway “The Music Man” on stage at The Wick

Nov 29 - Dec 26, 2019

There is trouble in River City with Meredith Willson’s most famous flim-flam man comes to town in The Music Man. Winner of the 1957 Tony Award for Best Musical, the classic Broadway blockbuster includes hits like “Til there was You”, “76 Trombones”, “Lida Rose”, and “The Wells Fargo Wagon”. A whole marching band might show up on stage.

Cinema

Miracle on 34th Street at Coral Gables Art Cinema

Dec 14-15, 2019

A perennial Christmas classic, Miracle on 34th Street tells the story of a department store Santa Claus (lovingly played by Edmund Gwenn) who claims to be the real Claus. In spite of his good nature and widespread appeal, poor Kris Kringle is put on trial for his claim, putting everyone’s faith to the test. Over seventy years after its premiere, the film … +

Performing Arts

Slow Burn Theatre Co: A Christmas Story, The Musical at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Dec 13-14, 2019

From the songwriting team behind the smash-hit Tony Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen and the Academy Award-winning film La La Land, A Christmas Story, The Musical brings the classic 1983 movie to hilarious life on stage! Following a successful Broadway run garnering three 2013 Tony Award nominations including BEST MUSICAL, BEST BOOK OF A MUSICAL (Joseph Robinette) and BEST ORIGINAL SCORE (Benj … +

Events

IRCC Diwali Festival of Lights 2019 at Eisenhower Boulevard

Nov 9, 2019

IRCC Diwali 2019 Festival of Lights is a once a year mega event being held at the Broward County Convention Center on November 9th 2019. This event attracts over 10000 people each year and is filled with colorful Indian dances, flavorful food from the Indian subcontinent and lots of shopping opportunities for authentic Indian clothes, jewelry, paintings and gifts. Where 1950 Eisenhower … +

Visual Arts

Artist as Neuroscientists: A Visuo-cognitive Safari at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Oct 23-Nov 13, 2019

In 2013, Russell D. Hamer, PhD a visual neuroscientist who studies how the eye and brain process light information to create our rich visual world, took an audio tour of an exhibition of Rene Magritte’s art at MOMA in NYC. The tour’s descriptions were interesting, full of historical context, but missing any basic understanding of the visual perception “tricks” that Magritte so … +

Museums

Carlos Estévez: Cities of the Mind Opens at the Lowe Art Museum

Thu Oct 24, 2019, 7 - 9 p.m.

Cities of the Mind features nine large-format paintings that reference the artist’s fascination with city plans. Inspired by the Havana of his youth, the Medieval European cities to which he has traveled extensively as an adult, and his abiding interest in symbolic cosmology and origin stories, Estévez has created in this new body of work personal maps of the human mind influenced by … +

Cinema

Disney/Pixar’s Coco: In live Concert and Film at ARSHT

Nov 2, 2019

Disney and Pixar’s Coco: In Concert Live to Film is a family-friendly film with live orchestra concert event featuring Michael Giacchino’s beautiful musical score and the 2017 two-time Academy Award-winning film for Best Original Song as well as Best Animated Feature Film. Produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures, the film tells the story of a 12-year-old boy named … +

Visual Arts

HENRIETTA HARRIS’S SOLO EXHIBITION “SECOND BEST” at Robert Fontaine Gallery

Saturday, November 9, 2019. 7:00 PM

Henrietta Harris, is a New Zealand based artist who explores, the human condition, through a muted, soft and weightless palette. The faces in her paintings are often of young subjects, with gleaming eyes, filled with a sense of hope and confusion. As a result her paintings, as physical objects breathe life, conveying all the vulnerabilities and truths that are deeply obvious in … +

Music

Movies and Idylls by The Symphonia in Connoisseur Series

Dec 8, 2019, 3 PM

What inspires a composer to compose? Come experience how film, nostalgic prose, a birthday gift, and Renaissance frescoes inspired Copland, Barber, Wagner and Respighi. The curtain rises with music from three films scored by Aaron Copland: The City, Our Town and Of Mice and Men. Then The Symphonia performs Samuel Barber’s richly textured lyric rhapsody, “Knoxville: Summer of 1915.” It is a setting for soprano … +