Wandering in the Wilderness: Outsider Art from the Collection at NAEMI

Saturday, May 7th, 2022, 5PM – 9PM

NAEMI, in collaboration with Mad Arts, is proud to announce an exhibition featuring exclusive art from the permanent collection at NAEMI (National Arts Exhibitions of the Mentally Ill, Inc). The exhibition will include internationally recognized names in Cuban Outsider Art, such as Jorge Alberto Cadi “El Buzo”, Misleidys Castillo Pedroso, and Rigoberto Casorla (Rigo), along with other well-recognized creators like Echo MacCallister, … +


South Florida JAZZ at Bailey Hall Presents MONTY ALEXANDER TRIO

Saturday, January 18 – 8:00 p.m.

Back by popular demand, the jazz master from New York by way of Kingston, Jamaica, Dr. Monty Alexander, returns with his empathetic, hand-in-glove trio. Monty’s playing has always retained a strong Caribbean influence, but with a significant bebop flavor and a bright swinging feeling. Influenced predominantly by Nat Cole, Frank Sinatra, Oscar Peterson, and Wynton Kelly, His roots are evident in all … +


School of Rock at the Arsht Center

Tue Apr 9, 2019 - Sun Apr 14, 2019

Andrew Lloyd Webber, the man who brought rock and romance to Broadway, is back with a new heart-stirring hit. School of Rock is a New York Times Critics’ Pick and “An inspiring jolt of energy, joy and mad skillz!” (Entertainment Weekly). Reuters raves “Andrew Lloyd Webber has broadway rocking again!” Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, … +


Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at the Adrienne Arsht Center

Through Sun Apr 7, 2019

This modern musical masterpiece tells the story of the obsessively vengeful barber Benjamin Barker and his twisted partnership with the outrageous Mrs. Lovett who together, devise a devilish plot to add a special ingredient to a recipe that has all of London dying for their pies! Sondheim’s gloriously gruesome musical combines melodrama and murder with one of the most thrilling scores ever … +


Adrienne Arsht Center presents HUNDRED DAYS

Wed Apr 10, 2019 - Sun Apr 21, 2019

HUNDRED DAYS is the uncensored, exhilarating and heartrending ​true story​ about embracing uncertainty, taking a leap, and loving as if you only had 100 days to live. With magnetic chemistry and anthemic folk-punk music, creators and stars Abigail and Shaun Bengson explore a fundamental question: how do we make the most of the time that we have? “A luminous musical memoir.” – … +


“South Florida JAZZ at Bailey Hall” Presents STEFON HARRIS AND BLACKOUT Featuring Casey Benjamin

Saturday, April 20, 2019 – 8:00 p.m.

Passionate artistry and astonishing virtuosity have propelled mallet player, Stefon Harris, to the forefront of the invigorated jazz scene. He has been heralded as one of the most important artists in jazz. In addition to his four Grammy® nominations, has been named “Best Mallet Player” by DownBeat Magazine and the Jazz Journalists Association. He tops all the polls that have been dominated … +


Friday: Pianist & Latin Grammy-nominated artist Jorge Mejia!

Friday, March 22 | KNIGHT CONCERT HALL

“Jorge Mejia’s world is imagery, cinema, storytelling, and he doesn’t hold back.” – El Nuevo Herald This Friday at the Adrienne Arsht Center – An Open Book: A Memoir in Music! An Open Book, is a music, literary, and visual tour de force, featuring Jorge Mejia, a Latin GRAMMY®-nominated composer and Steinway artist, performing narratives and playing the piano, accompanied by an … +


Flamenco Festival Miami 2019: Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras

Wednesday, March 13 - Sunday, March 17

After selling out four performances during our Flamenco Festival in 2015, the incomparable Sara Baras—direct from Spain—returns to the Arsht Center as the star of the Center’s 12th annual Flamenco Festival Miami. Celebrated for her brilliant footwork and captivating stage presence, Sara Baras has become internationally famous in a career that has spanned more than 20 years and earned her dozens of … +


“South Florida JAZZ at Bailey Hall” Presents John Scofield’s Combo 66

Saturday, March 16 – 8:00 p.m.

Named “one of the hottest jazz tickets in the world” for 2017-18, the Donny McCaslin Group has performed over 80 shows on five continents each of the past two seasons in support of his hit recording, Beyond Now. He has a Grammy for his featured appearance on David Bowie’s Blackstar album Bailey Hall is on the Broward College A. Hugh Adams Central Campus3501 … +


The Joshua Redman Quartet Adrienne Arsht Center | Knight Concert Hall

Jan 18, 8pm

It’s Friday Night Jazz with the Joshua Redman Quartet. Internationally acclaimed saxophone master Joshua Redman is renowned for his sound and boundless creativity. In this highly-anticipated performance, Joshua performs with his quartet – pianist Aaron Goldberg, bassist Ben Williams and drummer Obed Calvaire. Expect an exceptional performance from this group of musicians The New York Times described as “feverish and soulful”. Get … +


“South Florida JAZZ at Bailey Hall” Presents The Randy Brecker Quintet

Friday, January 18 – 8:00 p.m.

Bailey Hall is on the Broward College A. Hugh Adams Central Campus 3501 SW Davie Rd. Davie, FL 33314 Jazz trumpeter Randy Brecker was born in Philadelphia to a musical family that included his late brother Michael, a remarkably influential tenor saxophone innovator. The brothers had created individually successful careers, but they shared a very special bond, often working together from 1975 … +


ARTEMIS: Great women in Jazz at the Arsht Center

Hailing from America, Canada, France, Chile, Israel and Japan, ARTEMIS is an extraordinary all-star group comprised of seven of the finest performers in jazz today, gender irrelevant. The band features a powerful front line of A-list musicians in trumpeter Ingrid Jensen, tenor saxophonist Melissa Aldana and clarinetist Anat Cohen; a virtuosic rhythm section of pianist and music director Renee Rosnes, bassist Noriko … +


Area Stage Company presents The Ballad of Janis Matthews and the Dodo Scouts

Through September 30th, 2018

Area Stage Company in Coral Gables presents The Ballad of Janis Matthews and the Dodo Scouts, a world premiere musical written, directed, and designed by ASC’s own Giancarlo Rodaz, with music by Rachel Dean. This folk rock, coming-of-age musical story follows Janis Matthews, a young girl living in 1960’s Colorado. During the course of a summer, she is set on a rollicking … +


“Healing Waters” Photography by JohnBob Carlos at the Deering Estate

Through Jan 5, 2019

An Exhibit Evening Reception for “Healing Waters,” Photography by JohnBob Carlos, will be held Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Deering Estate. The event is free and open to the public and includes performances that begin at 7:30 p.m. RSVP is preferred on Eventbrite. The exhibition will be on view from Oct. 17, 2018, through Jan. 5, 2019, daily, … +


African Rock’s Great Global Star, Youssou DNOUR at the Arsht!

Fri Oct 26, 2018

Grammy Award–winning singer-songwriter and activist Youssou NDOUR makes his Arsht Center debut! Named one of the world’s 50 great voices by NPR, the Senegalese superstar’s vibrant vocals anchor powerful songs that have made him the world’s leading performer of mbalax, his country’s music that fuses classic African praise-singing, percussion, and guitar-based pop. “African rock’s great global star, he has found the most … +


Pianist & Composer Featured in “Shutter Island” and “Arrival”!

Saturday, October 13

Blending classical, electronic and rock influences, Max Richter calls his style “post-classical.” Hear his haunting, beautiful music featured in Shutter Island and Arrival in an evening featuring Infra and excerpts from The Blue Notebooks. Max will be joined by a narrator and ACME, an electro-acoustic chamber ensemble comprised of piano, electronics and a string quintet! “A modern-day musical genius.” – The New York Times About the Program Infra is … +


Announcing the 18/19 Jazz Roots Series!

Starts Fri Nov 9, 2018

The Arsht Center is thrilled to announce the 11th season of JAZZ ROOTS which brings jazz legends from around the globe to our own Knight Concert Hall – acclaimed as one of the most acoustically superb concert halls of our age! LEONARD BERNSTEIN 100 AND BEYOND November 9, 2018 at 8 p.m. Ann Hampton Callaway, Jon Secada, Kirk Whalum and the Henry … +


Lior Suchard enchants the Arsht Center this weekend!

Friday, July 20 - Saturday, July 21

Lior has traveled the world with his highly successful show where he performs extraordinary displays of telepathy and telekinesis with audience participation. Lior had multiple guest appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Show and has done television appearances with James Corden, Kim Kardashian, Larry King, Zac Efron and many others. He is an incredible showman; his live performance is mind-blowing, … +


Gary Nuñez & Plena Libre with special guest Lalo Rodríguez at the Arsht

Sat Jun 30, 2018

Singer, songwriter, composer, producer and Grammy Award-winning Lalo Rodríguez will join Plena Libre for some of his greatest hits including the fan favorite “Ven, devórame otra vez.” Captivating and moving audiences over the course of a 25-year, 16-album career, this fine-tuned Puerto Rican-based ensemble of virtuoso musicians has only gotten better with age, as evidenced by their four Grammy nominations. Plena Libre … +


Performance Happy Hour at Art and Culture Center/Hollywood

Friday, May 18, 2018. From 5:30 to 7:00 pm

The Art and Culture Center/Hollywood invites you to join us for our first Performance Happy Hour on Friday, May 18, 2018 from 5:30 to 7 pm. The event will feature appearances by artists Pip and Duane James Brant. The event is a social for the exhibitions Habitat, Origin and Plush, and will feature a donation bar and refreshments. Curated by Center Curator … +


America’s Short Play Festival returns in 2018

Thursday, May 31 - Sunday, July 1

Featuring the best brand-new ten-minute plays and musicals in the country! Summer Shorts 2018 is a yearly theatrical celebration that showcases the diversity of Miami through a 90-minute program of new comedies, dramas, and mini-musicals. Don’t miss this season’s fun-filled collection of plays from the country’s best writers, starring a company of South Florida theatre all-stars! This year’s lineup includes*: Ailurphobia by … +


NAEMI and Frost Art Museum presents Outsider Artists from Havana

Through Sun Jun 17, 2018

Outsider artists, or artists who work apart from mainstream art communities and academic culture, are self-taught. Certain outsider artists suffer from some form of mental illness that contributes to the creation of unconventional and elaborate works of art. A documented history exists of mental health professionals who, since the 19th century, have identified and helped bring recognition to patients whose skilled artistic … +