Dance

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida closes its season with its Spring Gala this weekend

Sun, Apr 25, 2021 - 5:00 PM

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida, under the direction of Ballet Master Vladimir Issaev concludes its season with an eclectic and demanding repertoire that only high-quality dancers can perform. Excerpts of La Bayadere, Flower Festival, Donizetti Variations by Vladimir Issaev and a new contemporary work “Corpus” by novel choreographer Lusian Hernandez to the Rondo à la Krakowiak in F major, Op. 14 of … +

Cinema

This January: Supernova at Coral Gables Art Cinema

Opens January 29

“[Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci] are on magnificent form in a drama about love and mortality that is all the more powerful for its restraint.” —Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian Sam (Colin Firth) and Tusker (Stanley Tucci), partners of twenty years, are travelling across England in their old campervan visiting friends, family and places from their past. Following a life-changing diagnosis, their time … +

Cinema

Filippo Meneghetti’s Two of Us at Coral Gables Art Cinema

Available February 5

“Young lovers move over – Sukowa and Chevallier bring to life an unforgettable lesbian couple. A Cause for celebration.” —Lisa Nesselson, Screen International “Quietly groundbreaking. Entirely unique and uniquely vital.” —Mark Keizer, Variety France, 2020, 95 min, Dir. Filippo Meneghetti, Not Rated, French with English subtitles, Magnolia Pictures Viewing Window: 72 hours (once viewing is started) Price: $12 Two retired women, Nina … +

Cinema

Identifying Features at Gables Art Cinema

Available Virtually 1/22

“Combines stunning cinematography, evocative sound design and hints of magical realism to create a visionary work of devastating power.” —Anjana Janardhan, Sight & Sound Mexico/Spain, 2020, 94 min, Dir. Fernanda Valadez, Not Rated, Spanish with English subtitles, Kino Lorber Viewing Window: 5 days Price: $12 Middle-aged Magdalena (Mercedes Hernandez) has lost contact with her son after he took off with a friend … +

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. … +

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 … +

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 … +

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 … +

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 … +

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.

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 … +

Museums

Binomial: Claudia DeMonte & Ed McGowin at Lowe Art Museum

Through Mar 22, 2020

With her deep-seated interests in globalism, identity politics, feminism, and social responsibility, Claudia DeMonted mines her auto-biography as well as the stories of the countless women she has met in her extensive travels to inform her creative process. DeMonte’s artistic output reflects not only her cosmopolitan view of the world but also her sense of place within it. She is equally attuned … +

Performing Arts

The Miss Firecracker Contest by FIU Theatre Department at Wertheim Performing Arts Center

Apr 15 - 16, 2020

FIU Department of Theatre presents The Miss Firecracker Contest: Camille Scott is a small town nobody, but she’ll show them when she’s crowned Miss Firecracker! A feisty comedy for anyone who dreams big. The Miss Firecracker Contest is a Southern literature play written by Beth Henley. It was originally produced in Los Angeles in 1980 at the Victory Theater directed by Maria Gobetti. It got a production at the Manhattan … +

Performing Arts

Peking Acrobats at SMDCAC

Feb 29, 2020

For over 30 years, The Peking Acrobats’ jaw-dropping acrobatic skills and colorful productions have enchanted audiences worldwide. Based on centuries old Chinese folk traditions, their impossible-seeming feats of balance, juggling, trick cycling, and precision tumbling stretch the limits of human ability, while beautiful traditional costumes and music recreate the atmosphere of an exuberant Chinese carnival. The troupe usually performs at much larger … +

Performing Arts

Camelot by Actors' Playhouse

Mar 18 - Apr 12, 2020

The legendary love triangle of King Arthur, Guenevere and Sir Lancelot leaps from the pages of T.H. White’s novel in Lerner and Loewe’s award-winning musical. Featuring a rich soaring score boasting such gems as If Ever I Would Leave You, I Loved you Once in Silence, The Lusty Month of May and of course Camelot. This unique newly revised version focusing directly … +

Performing Arts

La Cage aux Folles, on stage at Riverside Theatre

Mar 10 - 29, 2020

Winner of multiple Tony Awards® – Best Musical in 1984 and Best Musical Revival in 2005 and 2010 – La Cage Aux Folles remains one of Broadway’s all-time biggest hits. After twenty years of un-wedded bliss, Georges and his male partner, Albin, get the thrilling news their son is getting married. The only problem is the bride-to-be is daughter of a bigoted, straight-laced … +

Performing Arts

Bakersfield Mist at Waxlax Stage (Riverside Theatre)

Mar 24 - Apr 12, 2020

Inspired by true events, this new comedy follows Maude, a fifty-something unemployed bartender, who buys a painting for a few bucks from a thrift store. Despite almost trashing it, she’s now convinced it’s a lost masterpiece by Jackson Pollock worth millions. But when world-class art expert Lionel Percy flies over from New York and arrives at her trailer home in Bakersfield to … +

Music

Kaleidoscope Eyes: A Big Band Beatles Tribute featuring John Daversa' Big band & vocalist Kate Reid at Pinecrest Gardens

Feb 22, 2020

Multi-Grammy winner, John Daversa, is one of the leading forces of large ensemble jazz today. Composed of the world’s finest musicians, Daversa’s Large Jazz Orchestra explores the vast catalog of The Beatles through Daversa’s imaginative, genre-fusing Grammy-nominated arrangements. Longtime colleague and world renown vocalist, Kate Reid, will be featured for this unique edition of Kaleidoscope Eyes through Daversa’s creative lens.