Cinema

Zappa: One-night only screening in-person at Gables Cinema with exclusive bonus footage!

11/23 In-Person / 11/27 Virtually

With unfettered access to the Zappa family trust and all archival footage, Zappa explores the private life behind the mammoth musical career that never shied away from the political turbulence of its time. Alex Winter’s assembly features appearances by Frank’s widow Gail Zappa and several of Frank’s musical collaborators including Mike Keneally, Ian Underwood, Steve Vai, Pamela Des Barres, Bunk Gardner, David … +

Cinema

God of the Piano. Now Available Virtually from Coral Gables Art Cinema

Now Available Virtually

“[Director Itay] Tal’s style has a simultaneous simplicity and density that has an affinity with the works of Lucrecia Martel and Michael Haneke. Rarely does a debut feature showcase a talent so fully formed. This is a remarkably potent film.” —Glenn Kenny, The New York Times Anat (Naama Preis, winner of the Jerusalem Film Festival award for Best Actress) has never been … +

Performing Arts

Multi-Awarded "Fuácata or a Latina's Guide to Surviving the Universe" by Actors' Playhouse

Jul 15 - Aug 16, 2020

This one-woman tour-de-force brings more than 20 characters to glorious life, by weaving together tales of love, marriage, immigration and identity through eccentric stories and whimsical song. Multiple Carbonell Award Winner Elena María García is magical on stage, blending observant humor and poignant moments with sociopolitical commentary. FUACATA finds endless humor in what it means to be a Latina in today’s America. … +

Music

Dee Dee Bridgewater in Concert at Bailey Hall

Jun 13, 2020

Over the course of a multifaceted career, Grammy and Tony Award-winning jazz giant Dee Dee Bridgewater reached the upper echelon of vocalists, putting her unique spin on standards, as well as taking intrepid leaps of faith in re-structuring jazz classics. A fearless explorer of tradition, the three-time Grammy-winner won the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album for Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie … +

Music

Nu Deco at The Citadel ft. Pascal Le Boeuf

May 15 - 16, 2020. 8:00 PM

The last concert of the season for Nu Deco takes place at The Citadel with a program of music by John Adams, Marc Mellits, and the orchestra’s second symphonic suite from the vast catalog of Radiohead. The concert will feature a collaboration with Grammy-nominated composer, pianist and electronic artist Pascal Le Beouf. A second featured collaborator to be announced later this season. … +

Music

Nu Deco at Adrienne Arsht Center with special guests

Sat May 2, 2020. 8:00pm

Nu Deco returns to the Adrienne Arsht Center with selections from Sarah Kirkland Snider’s Penelope, a piece that incorporates elements of art song, indie rock, and chamber folk, and features mezzo-soprano Amanda Crider (Artistic Director of Miami’s IlluminArts). The concert also features selections of Holst’s The Planets, and a suite based on the music of Earth Wind and Fire; a special collaboration … +

Performing Arts

Actors Playhouse: Murder on the Orient Express

May 13 - Jun 7, 2020

Eight suspects, one thrilling ride! The exotic Orient Express with a train full of suspects is the perfect mystery for detective Hercule Poirot. Wax your moustache and hold onto your passport. This new adaptation of Agatha Christie’s masterpiece will take you on the most suspenseful thrilling ride of our season. Join us as Tony Award winning playwright Ken Ludwig succeeds in almost … +

Music

Florida Grand Opera presents Il matrimonio segreto

Apr 18 - Apr 26, 2020

A father attempts to marry off his daughter with dramatic results and surprising complications in one of the most successful comic operas from the late eighteenth century. Cimarosa’s Il matrimono segreto (The Secret Marriage) is the perfect opera for anyone who loves the music of Rossini (The Barber of Seville) and the comedy of Mozart (The Marriage of Figaro). Discover this charming … +

Dance

SMDCAC presents SPEAK by Leela Dance Collective

Apr 25, 2020, 8 PM

Divided by oceans and centuries, American tap and Indian Kathak dance come together in a celebration of rhythm and culture in SPEAK. Leela Dance Collective’s Rachna Nivas and Rina Mehta, contemporary leaders in the ancient storytelling form of Indian Kathak dance, collaborated with revered tap artist Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards and MacArthur Award winning tap choreographer Michelle Dorrance, to explore tradition, innovation, improvisation, female … +

Music

Spanish HARLEM Orchestra comes to Parker Playhouse

Sun Mar 29, 2020

Sizzling salsa and Latin jazz, straight from El Barrio! Fresh off a 2018 Grammy® win, the Spanish Harlem Orchestra comes to the Parker Playhouse in celebration of their 15th anniversary. This powerhouse, 13-member group will perform music from their 2018 album, Anniversary, as well as past favorites, promising a lively evening of fiery salsa rhythms. The all-star salsa big band demonstrates why … +

Performing Arts

Miami Theater Center presents Slingby’s Emil and the Detectives

A journey about discovery and self-discovery, the value of friendships and taking risks, and the empowerment of young people.  In Slingsby’s signature intimate theatrical style, the story is told by two skilled actors combining the thrilling intrigue of a classic caper with an evocative film noir design, complete with smoke and mirrors, miniature worlds and a cinematic score. Recommended Ages:
 For everyone … +

Performing Arts

Itzhak Perlman with Rohan de Silva at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Sun Mar 22, 2020

Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician. Beloved for his charm, humanity and remarkable artistry, he is treasured by audiences globally for his irrepressible joy for making music. A cultural icon in classical music, he has performed with every major orchestra and at venerable concert halls around the world. His exceptional contributions … +

Dance

enra: Dreams at SMDCAC

Apr 3, 2020, 8 PM

Named for a mythical shape-shifting Japanese spirit, Japanese group enra combines martial arts, gymnastics, ballet, street dance and more with vivid digital art projections to create futuristic theatrical magic, riffing on Japanese pop culture and appealing to audiences worldwide.  The key to enra’s artistry is the fusion of interactive digital technology with performance art. Blending the skills of dancers with backgrounds in … +

Museums

Allied with Power: African and African Diaspora Art from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection at PAMM

Apr 24 - Jul 26, 2020

Through a large donation of Cuban art in 2017, an earlier donation of Latin American art in 2011, and significant gifts through acquisition funds, the Jorge M. and Darlene Pérez has added more than 500 works of modern and contemporary art to PAMM’s permanent collection. Allied with Power: African and African Diaspora Art from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection celebrates their most … +

Events

Japanese Spring Festival at Miami Beach Botanical Garden

Sun Mar 29, 2020

The Japanese Spring Festival invites guests to experience Japanese culture firsthand through interactive and immersive encounters including thundering performances of Taiko drumming by Fushu Daiko, Ikebana floral design workshops, traditional Japanese tea ceremonies, hands-on origami lessons and a Japanese Marketplace. A family-friendly event, the Japanese Spring Festival also offers a children’s corner featuring storytelling and arts and crafts.

Music

Live at Royal Albert Hall: The Everly Brothers Reunion at Parker Playhouse

Fri Mar 27, 2020

The Everly Brothers got back together for a reunion concert in 1983 after a decade of not speaking to each other. Though surprising, there was no doubt that this reconciliation concert, held for sentimental reasons at the Albert Hall, would be a triumph. Two smooth, well-built figures in dinner jackets, with acoustic guitars, the Everlys (at the time Don 46, Phil 44) … +

Performing Arts

Zoetic Stage' Gringo Landia at ARSHT

May 13 - 14, 2020

Returning to the country he escaped from 50 years ago, a man returns to Cuba in search of a family heirloom. Accompanied by his non Spanish-speaking son and daughter, the family commences on a journey of closure, truth, and an examination of their cultural identities. Taking place in various locations throughout the island of Cuba, this fascinating new play by a gifted … +

Performing Arts

"The Great Leap" on stage at Colony Theater by Miami New Drama

Apr 23 - May 1, 2020

The Great Leap is acclaimed Bay Area playwright Lauren Yee’s comedic drama about a swaggering American basketball coach who brings his university team to Beijing for a 1989 exhibition game against a Chinese former protégé determined to prove himself. Their competition is upended by an ambitious Chinese-American high school star and the tragedy of the Tiananmen Square protests. Yee’s story of political … +

Performing Arts

The Bodyguard, the musical by Riverside Theatre

Apr 14 - May 3, 2020

Based on the smash hit film, the breathtakingly romantic thriller follows Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, when he is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Featuring songs made famous by Whitney Houston, The Bodyguard includes “Queen of the Night,” “So Emotional,” “One Moment in Time,” “Saving All My Love For You,” “I Have Nothing,” and one … +

Dance

The White Peacock by Ballet Flamenco La Rosa at Colony Theater

May 23 -24, 2020

The White Peacock, a Flamenco ballet by Ilisa Rosal, inspired by the D. H. Lawrence novel of the same name with three Guest Artists from Spain and four company dancers and musicians at The Colony Theatre. Ballet Flamenco La Rosa is a professional Flamenco company, based in Miami, Florida and made up of dancers and musicians from Spain, Latin America and the U.S. … +

Museums

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

Through May 3, 2020

The most recent project of renowned Cuban-American artist Carlos Estévez, 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 body of new work personal … +

Performing Arts

Russian National Ballet’ Sleeping Beauty at Parker Playhouse

Sun Mar 1, 2020

The Russian National Ballet has been bringing timeless ballet classics to the stages of North America since 1999. Founded in Moscow during the transitional period of Perestroika in the late 1980s, the company uses their new-found creative freedom, influenced by the political movement, to invigorate the tradition of Russian Ballet with new developments in dance from around the world. The Sleeping Beauty, … +