Visual Arts

Michelle Lisa Polissaint: ruining love songs at Art&Culture Center Hollywood

Sat Jan 18, 2020 - Sun Mar 15, 2020

Rruining love songs showcases works from Michelle Lisa Polissaint’s series The Ballad of Me & You, her ongoing visual conversation about her failures and successes in romantic relationships. The body as a centerpiece installation Through large-scale banners, Polissaint searches for light and joy in the reality of broken relationships and existing on her own. The exhibition explores how failed relationships are beautiful, … +

Performing Arts

Broadway' ALADDIN from Disney at Au Rene Theater

Jan 8-9, 2020

A whole new world at Disney’s ALADDIN, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of ALADDIN, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite. Hailed by USA Today as “Pure Genie-Us,” ALADDIN features all … +

Music

Pines of Rome: Frost Wind Ensemble at Gusman Concert Hall

As a part of the Frost Honor Band Weekend, the Frost Wind Ensemble plays a concert featuring guest conductor Steven D. Davis, from University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory. The program features works by David Maslanka, Percy Grainger as well as Ottorino Respighi’s epic symphonic poem Pines of Rome. Robert M. Carnochan and Steven D. Davis, conductors Tina DiMeglio, graduate conductor Jennifer Grim, … +

Performing Arts

Demetri Martin in Wandering Mind Tour at Parker Playhouse

Thu Jan 16, 2020

Standup comedian, artist, writer, and director Demetri Martin began doing standup comedy in New York City, where he worked as a staff writer for Late Night with Conan O’Brien and was regular on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Demetri won the Perrier Award at the Edinburgh International Fringe Festival for his one-man show and received Australia’s Barry Award at the Melbourne … +

Music

All Beethoven: Ehnes Quartet at Wertheim Performing Art Center

Tue Jan 28, 2020

Hailed as “an important new force in the chamber music arena,” the Ehnes Quartet is comprised of four internationally renowned artists: James Ehnes, violin; Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin;  Richard O’Neill, viola and Edward Arron in cello. Co-presented by Friends of Chamber Music of Miami and the FIU School of Music.

Music

Bee Gees NOW at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Jan 4, 2020

Bee Gees NOW presents a dynamic, interactive & thoroughly entertaining live tribute to the multi-platinum kings of disco. Put on your dancing shoes & get ready to experience Saturday Night Fever with this nationally touring premiere Bee Gees Tribute Band. Close your eyes & you will swear the real Gibb Brothers were performing! Open your eyes & experience the illusion that they’re … +

Music

Ottmar Liebert’ LUNA NEGRA at Amaturo Theater

Fri Jan 17, 2020

Twice named “New Ave Artist of the Year” by Billboard magazine, five-time Grammy Award Nominee and nouveau flamenco guitarist, Ottmar Liebert, brings his richly textured and sensuous musical style described as “poetic sunshine at midnight” to the Amaturo Theater. Considered one of the most successful instrumental artists of the past two decades, Liebert has released 25 albums and earned 38 Gold and … +

Music

70’S New Year Soul Explosion at Au Rene Theater

Sat Dec 28, 2019

A night of classic R&B and soul celebration featuring three legendary groups. Russell Thompkins Jr. and The New Stylistics (“Betcha By Golly Wow”, “You Make Me Feel Brand New”, “I’m Stone in Love With You”), The Chi-Lites (“Oh Girl”, “Have You Seen Her”) and Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes (“If You Don’t Know Me By Now”, “Don’t Leave Me This Way”, “Bad Luck”). … +

Dance

National Ballet of Odessa, Ukraine: SWAN LAKE at Parker Playhouse

Dec 29, 2019, 3 PM

This full-scale production, set to the music of Pyotr Tchaikovsky and based on German legend, follows a heroic young prince as he works to free the beautiful swan maiden from an evil spell. The legendary National Ballet Theatre of Odessa with 55 talented Ukrainian dancers, the brightest ballet stars, to bring this romantic tale of true love to glorious life! The National … +

Cinema

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (70mm) at Coral Gables Art Cinema

Dec 20-24, 2019

Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. The ninth, and arguably most personal, film from the writer-director is a paean to Hollywood’s golden age, an era whose end was … +

Performing Arts

Moscow’s Ballet in The Nutcracker at The Fillmore

Mon Dec 30, 2019

A celebration of Christmas taking North America by storm! Marking the 25th Anniversary Tour, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker features over-the-top production and world class Russian artists. Larger than life Puppets, Nesting Dolls and gloriously hand-crafted costumes bring the Christmas spirit to life. Gather the family and see why the press is raving “Knock Out!” – New York Times “Christmas Cheer!” – … +

Music

Florida Grand Opera presents Madama Butterfly by GIACOMO PUCCINI

Jan 18- Feb 1, 2020

A love affair goes horribly wrong in a fateful meeting of East and West. Set in 1890’s Japan, Puccini’s heartbreaking story of betrayal portrays an American naval officer as he marries a young Japanese girl only to abandon her and force her to make the ultimate sacrifice. A devastating saga of devotion, tradition, and sacrifice—and one of the most beloved operas of … +

Music

Miami International Piano Festival presents: Jorge Luis Prats

Sun, Jan 19, 2020 - 5:00 PM

“Prats is a rare genius, not only because of his extraordinary life story but because of his extraordinary gifts. The piano, he said, is merely the tool he uses to create music. The music he creates is stunning — it enthralls and amazes, while simultaneously stimulating the mind. Here is a prodigious talent whose experiences in Cuba and abroad are conveyed in … +

Music

New Year's Soul Xplosion Concert at Au Rene Theater

Dec 28, 2019

Celebrate with a night of classic R&B and soul featuring three legendary groups. Don’t miss Russell Thompkins Jr. and The New Stylistics (“Betcha By Golly Wow”, “You Make Me Feel Brand New”, “I’m Stone in Love With You”), The Chi-Lites (“Oh Girl”, “Have You Seen Her”) and Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes (“If You Don’t Know Me By Now”, “Don’t Leave Me This … +

Cinema

Little Women in 35 mm at Coral Gables Art Cinema

Dec 25, 2019-Jan 2, 2020

Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her fictional life. In Gerwig’s take, the beloved story of the March sisters – four young women each determined to live life on her own terms … +

Performing Arts

The Addams Family, a new musical at Abdo New River Room

Dec 17-18, 2019

The Addams Family is the smash-hit musical comedy that brings the darkly delirious world of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Wednesday, Pugsley and, of course, Lurch to spooky and spectacular life. With an infectious and unforgettable score, this musical as performed by talented students, aged 10-16 is sure to entertain. Book by MARSHALL BRICKMAN and RICK ELICEMusic and Lyrics by ANDREW LIPPABased … +

Performing Arts

City Theatre: 'The Cake' at Carnival Studio

Through Dec 22, 2019

America’s culture wars get an illuminating skirmish in “The Cake,” Bekah Brunstetter’s play about a North Carolina woman named Jen, who returns to her hometown from Brooklyn to plan the traditional wedding of her dreams. Initially thrilled when she thinks Jen has a groom waiting in the wings, Della pleads a packed schedule when it becomes clear that Macy, the inquisitive young, … +

Music

Christmas with Oscar de León at Au Rene Theater

Dec 14, 2019

Celebrate the holidays with Latin music icon Oscar D’León! A Venezuelan musician who achieved international acclaim for his salsa music, his most famous song is perhaps “Llorarás,” which he recorded in 1975 with his group La Dimensión Latina. In Spanish, he is known as El Diablo de la Salsa (“The Devil of Salsa”), El Sonero del Mundo (“the Son Singer of the … +

Museums

Abraham’s Farewell to Ishmael: on view at PAMM after complete restoration

Through Mon Jul 6, 2020

George Segal’s Abraham’s Farewell to Ishmael (1987) is on view for the first time since a complete restoration. Segal first began making plaster casts from live models in 1961 and was known for his figurative sculptures throughout his career. The hyperrealism of these works renders the figures familiar and emotionally resonant. He did a series of works based on biblical stories, all from the … +

Events

First Friday Jazz Jams with Nicole Yarling and members of the Gold Coast Jazz Society Band

Jan 3, 2020 at 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm

Join Nicole Yarling and members of the Gold Coast Jazz Society Band’s Quartet for an evening of jazz!  Area student jazz musicians are invited to come and jam with the professionals in front of a live audience in a family-friendly space.  Audience members welcomed. Participation, attendance and parking is free for everyone. Jan 3, 2020 at 07:30 pm – 09:30 pm Feb … +