Music

Milonga, Sonata y Plata by Marco Flores at Miami Dade County Auditorium

May 6, 2022 8:00 p.m.

This production unites two influential contemporary Spanish artists: Marco Flores, a multi-awarded bailaor and choreographer, and José Almarcha, a lead guitarist. Both develop a dance, scenic and musical dialogue that spontaneously juggles embracing and departing from classical forms, which creates their contemporary expression. The work will reference the Silver Age of Spanish culture: Antonio José Martínez Palacios, Sabicas, and García Lorca. Also … +

Visual Arts

Fire Figure Fantasy: Selections from ICA Miami’s Collection

From May 12 – October 30, 2022

“Fire Figure Fantasy” is ICA Miami’s first major exhibition to showcase its permanent collection, with a focus on recent acquisitions. Since its founding in 2014, ICA Miami has established itself as a singular voice in artistic stewardship and research with a collection that champions leading emerging and established artists. Local and national voices are represented in dialogue with some of the most … +

Events

GroundUP Music Festival 2022

The GroundUP Music Festival, set to take place once again at the historic oceanside North Beach Bandshell in Miami Beach, Florida, May 6-8, 2022, is pleased to announce the impressive lineup of renowned musicians and bands taking the stage for GroundUP’s highly anticipated fifth annual event. Tickets are available now. Joining festival founders and four-time Grammy award-winning collective Snarky Puppy, who will … +

Dance

Requiem for a Stone Curlew, by Lukas Avendaño at CCE Miami

April 8 and 9, 2022

Réquiem por un alcaraván (Requiem for a stone curlew) is the performative dance of the man-woman. The Zapotec culture, through muxheidad, lives homosexuality, gaycity and same-sex marriages with certain contradictions: a muxhe is a man who assumes roles culturally destined for women, both work and affective, emotional and sexual, muxheidad is a veiled social acceptance and at the same time the celebration … +

Music

Miguel Gutierrez and Rodrigo Cuevas: Double Bill event at The North Beach Bandshell

Apr 15, 2022 8:00 p.m.

This double-billed event will feature an evening of two musical performances starting with Sadonna by Miguel Gutierrez; and followed by Trópico de Covadonga, an appropriation of folklore, myths, and legends of northern Spain through the music of the Asturian queer musician Rodrigo Cuevas. Sadonna by Miguel Gutierrez at North Beach BandshellApr 15, 2022 8:00 p.m. S This musical project is precisely what … +

Dance

Corporeal Decorum. Choreographed by Liony Garcia at Miami Theater Center

Apr 7, 8, 9, 2022 8:00 p.m.

“Corporeal Decorum” is a multidisciplinary performance piece and investigation into the cultural erasure of Miami’s Art Deco District. The piece memorializes important features of the city’s surviving deco architecture; it concretizes elements in both scenography and the body itself. Drawing inspiration from earlier examples of architectural preservation in Miami Beach, the choreography reinterprets Miami’s urban and material past as a contemporary embodied … +

Events

Out In The Tropics 2022

April 7th to May 7th, 2022 | Various Venues

FUNDarte presents Out in the Tropics 2022. This year we are happy to announce a comprehensive program of live events featuring diverse artistic disciplines and poetics. Miami audiences will be able to enjoy Corporeal Decorum (premiere) choreographed by Liony Garcia (Miami); Réquiem por un Alcavarán by Lukas Avendaño (Mexico); a double-bill musical performance featuring Sadonna, by Miguel Gutierrez (New York) and Trópico … +

Art Fairs

PALM BEACH MODERN + CONTEMPORARY

From March 24 - 27, 2022

The Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Art Fair (PBM+C), presented by Art Miami announces new dates and a new location for the 2022 edition. The Fair will relocate to the Palm Beach County Convention Center opening with an exclusive VIP Preview benefiting the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens on Thursday, March 24, and will run through Sunday, March 27. The Palm Beach Modern … +

Visual Arts

Carlos Alfonzo: Late Paintings at ICA Miami

From April 21 – November 27, 2022

ICA Miami is proud to present “Carlos Alfonzo: Late Paintings,” which brings together over a dozen paintings from 1990, the artist’s final year of production. Relying on an established exhibition and research practice of delving into significant periods in artists’ work, ICA Miami takes a deep and definitive look at the final series of works in Alfonzo’s oeuvre. The largest gathering of … +

Visual Arts

Pan American Art Projects presents Memories, by Lisandra Ramirez

April 2 -July 2, 2022

Memories, by Lisandra Ramirez, is curated by Gabriela Azcuy and it is a reconstruction of the memory of the artist’s childhood, where the objects are not recreated as they are, but as they are remembered, sometimes as collages or fused images. “In her artistic practice, the child’s object —in most cases reimagined — blends with the remains of historic porcelain, cutlery, and … +

Visual Arts

Pan American Art Projects presents Carbon, by Serlian Barreto

April 2 -July 2, 2022

Carbón, by Serlian Barreto, is a series composed of work produced over the last two years as a homage to his grandfather, who is a life-long producer and exporter of coal in Cuba. Barreto grew up with his grandfather and gained in-depth knowledge of the specifics of turning organic materials into coal, to later be used as fuel: from gathering raw materials, … +

Music

Cuba virtuoso Orlando Alonso plays Bach at New World Symphony

Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 7:30pm

On the 300th Anniversary of the publication of this monumental work, Pianist Orlando Alonso will perform the Well-Tempered Clavier Part I composed by Johann Sebastian Bach. Introductions and conversation with Musicologist Frank Cooper. Cuban born pianist and conductor Orlando Alonso has already established a flourishing international reputation through his orchestral and recital performances in North America, South America, and Europe. Noted for … +

Visual Arts

Onajide Shabaka: On the edge of tomorrows… on view at Emerson Dorsch

Through March 26, 2022

The show is a selection of works made throughout Shabaka’s five-decade career, evoking the artist’s range of expression and the web of connections he makes between stories, ethnobotany, deep mapping, and anthropology, among many other themes. With his practice and work, the artist imbues into his practice a model of how one can hold accumulated memories of horrific truths in history and … +

Music

Sphinx Virtuosi: Tracing Visions at New World Symphony

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at 7:30pm

Tracing Visions sets out to challenge and evolve our “classical “canon by illuminating a new pathway for listening, sharing, and artistic expression. As we trace visions of the past, we summon Ginastera’s epic work for strings. We revel in the sounds of gospel and Cuban dance music. We seek to tell a more complete story of America through the voice of Xavier … +

Performing Arts

Area Stage Company presents This Is Our Youth

April 15th - May 1st. Fri, Sat, Sun

Set in New York in 1982, the script follows forty-eight hours in the lives of three very lost young souls: Warren, a dejected nineteen-year-old who has just stolen $15,000 from his abusive, tycoon father; Dennis, his charismatic drug-dealing friend who helps Warren put the stolen money to good use; and, Jessica, the anxiously insightful young woman who Warren yearns for. Funny, painful, … +

Music

Lenore Raphael Trio pays tribute to Oscar Peterson and The Modern Jazz Quartet

Saturday, Apr 2, 2022, 8:30pm

The Lenore Raphael trio with Steve Hobbs, vibes, and Hilliard Greene, bass will play a dynamic mix of jazz standards reminiscent of Oscar Peterson and The Modern Jazz quartet but will give them their own spin on these tunes. Lenore Raphael, is an internationally renowned jazz Pianist, Steinway artist, radio host, and jazz teacher and has been critically acclaimed as one of … +

Arts Marketing

How to Balance Creativity and the Business of Art

The business of art is something many artists avoid. They enjoy selling their work but not the tasks involved in creating opportunities to get their work into the marketplace. So how can artists make art and operate a business that helps them sell their artworks? I am interested in art as a means of living a life; not as a means of … +

Arts Marketing

How to Sell Art at Shows

Here are tips and observations from selling show space and attending fine art consumer and trade shows for decades. My knowledge comes from participating in fine art, home furnishing, interior design showrooms, and marts in the day. Like many artists, vendors, and exhibitors, I miss the glory days of ArtExpo New York in the Jacob Javits Center, the Decor Expo Atlanta in … +

Music

Then and Now: Rebekah Heller live at New World Symphony

Sunday, March 20, 2022 at 2:00pm

Artistic Director Emeritus, NWS alumna Rebekah Heller returns to New World Symphony to share works by today’s visionaries and yesterday’s trailblazers. From Hannah Kendall’s scenes of World War I to Ruth Crawford Seeger’s playful Suite, the pieces explore myriad emotions and techniques. Johannes Brahms’ Piano Quintet is often called the crown of his chamber music. Rebekah Heller is an artist whose work … +

Visual Arts

Jadé Fadojutimi: Yet, Another Pathetic Fallacy at ICA Miami

Through April 17, 2022

Fadojutimi cites and updates the key art historical elements of the twentieth century—grids, webs, transparency and layering, and the mixing of disparate kinds of mark-making—to suggest processes or elements that are in exalted search for their final forms, blossoming, or in movement. Her complex images, which use a surprising and electric color palette, can suggest plants and garlands, microscopic activity, marine landscapes, … +

Music

Sheléa: Natural Woman; A Night of Soul at SMDCAC

Friday, March 18, 2022, 8:00pm

A powerhouse singer and protégé of Quincy Jones, Sheléa has brought her gorgeous vocal talent to working with Stevie Wonder, performing for the Obamas at the White House, and recording with Take 6 and Dave Koz. She’ll perform timeless hits from pop-soul divas Aretha Franklin, Adele, Whitney Houston, and more. Run time: 90 min with intermission Tickets: $35.50-$45.50; $66 VIP* Recommended for … +

Museums

Art on the Plaza 2022 Calling All South Florida Artists

March 28, 2022 11:59 pm

The Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami is pleased to announce an open call to South Florida artists for a commission opportunity as part of the 2022 Art on the Plaza initiative. This year, we are offering the opportunity for local artists to submit their work through an open call for Art on the Plaza 2022. We are requesting qualifications from professional … +

Music

New Works for Percussion and Piano featuring Pathos Trio

Monday, March 14, 2022 at 7:00pm

Enjoy a program of new works by young composers that combines aesthetics of both the classical and contemporary genres with dark, dense sounds. Hear raw, edgy, and powerful soundscapes in the music of Alyssa Weinberg, Alison Yun-Fei Jiang, Alan Hankers, Finola Merivale, Gene Koshinski, and Evan Chapman, performed by members of the Pathos Trio, including NWS Percussion Fellow Marcelina Suchocka and From the Top alumna Dasha … +

Events

Tomorrow! Global Cuba Fest 2022 Closing Night

March 12th, 2022

FUNDarte and Miami Light Project present a double-bill concert featuring Jorge Luis Pacheco and Carlos Averhoff Jr. with Special Guest Artists on March 12th at 8:00 p.m for the Global Cuba Fest 2022 Closing Night at Miami Dade County Auditorium. Global Cuba Fest Closing Night MARCH 12th – Miami Dade County Auditorium The Closing Night of the XV edition of the Global … +