Events

Alternative Facts by Paul Ramirez Jonas at MDC Museum of Art + Design

Friday, October 18, 2019 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

An interactive public performance exploring the concept of truth as a social contract. Over the course of two days in two different parts of the city, Paul Ramirez Jonas will engage the public in a series of actions that call into question commonly understood ideas about facts, authority, exchange, value, and trust. Paul Ramírez Jonas is a contemporary artist and arts educator whose … +

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Chief curator’s tour at the Frost Museum of Art

Oct 8, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Join Chief Curator, Dr. Amy Galpin and special guest Dr. Julio Capó, Jr., author of Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami before 1940, on a special tour of our exhibition Art after Stonewall, 1969-1989. The exhibition focuses on both the work of openly LGBTQ artists as well as the practices of artists engaged with newly emerging queer subcultures. Following the tour, please join … +

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The Hidden Cabrera: Where the Oceans Meet exhibition tour with Martin A. Tsang

Sun Sep 29, 2019. 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

MOAD presents a series of public programs related to its current exhibition, Where the Oceans Meet. Rather than a formal sit-down lecture, MOAD presents engaging, conversational, and scholarly exhibition tours lead by a wide array of interdisciplinary experts.  While pointing to specific art work and archival material on view, Tsang sparks a conversation on “The Hidden Cabrera,” highlighting Cabrera’s biography and research methods. Where the Oceans Meet is an exhibition of modern and contemporary art that resonates with … +

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TALKS: Exile Today: Miami, Becoming the Magic City.

Thursday, October 31, 2019. 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Exile Experience will present Exile Today, a series of interdisciplinary conversations with distinguished individuals from the realms of art, science, business, and entertainment that examine exile from contemporary perspectives. For the inaugural series, Exile Today: Conversations with Carlos Alberto Montaner, acclaimed author, speaker, and intellectual Carlos Alberto Montaner will moderate discussions that will investigate the Cuban experience in the United States. The first rendition of Exile Today will kick off with “Miami, Becoming the Magic City,” focused on … +

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Deep Dive with Viviana Dominguez: Saving and Preserving Material Culture

Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Kislak Center at MDC Special Collections is launching Deep Dive, a series of scholarly lectures, panel discussions, and interactive presentations focused on single topics relevant to the history of the early Americas and the conservation of primary source materials. Participants and programming will come from a consortium formed among MDC, the University of Miami, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Library … +

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Speaking Sustainably Film Series: Toxic Waters at The Deering

Wed Oct 23, 2019

As part of the Speaking Sustainably Film Series the Deering Estate invites to a complimentary reception and screening of Toxic Waters. Reception begins at 7PM with light snacks and beverages. The screening will begin at 7:30PM. Following the screening guests can participate in a Q&A with featured experts and the production crew. Harmful algal blooms come in many forms, from toxic outbreaks … +

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The Black Artist Talk 2019 at The Deering

Sat Oct 5, 2019

The Black Artist Talk 2019 is a forum that focuses on engaging Black and Brown artists, activists, educators, religious leaders, and community members in discussions surrounding climate change, earth ethics, sustainability and its correlation to spirituality. Free/RSVP

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Faena Festival will return to Miami Beach for its second annual iteration

December 2-8, 2019.

Presented by Faena Art, this year’s Festival, The Last Supper,will explore the connections between religion, spirituality, and food through the presentation of seminal and newly-commissioned works by Zhang Huan, Camille Henrot, Emeka Ogboh, The Propeller Group, Myrlande Constant, Yael Bartana, and Gabriel Chaile, among others. Building on Faena Art’s history of presenting experiential programming that transcends artistic and cultural borders, The Last Supper will reimagine votive traditions and … +

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JACO PASTORIUS one-time-only Film and Big Band Concert at The Wick

Mon Dec 2, 2019

Film JACO will be screening at The Wick, in a one-time-only opportunity to enjoy it full frame and get in contact with Jaco’s very family and friends, besides the film director himself. Film JACO is all about star musician Jaco Pastorius and his great contribution to music. For many, the best and most influential bass guitarist ever, who’s being remember for his … +

Cinema

The Rocky Horror Picture Show at O Cinema Miami Beach

Sat Oct 26, 2019

As Halloween approaches, o Cinema Miami Beach will screen once again The Rocky Horror. Besides the screening, a fun night is ahead encouraging the audience to become part of the cast! A one-night-only event for singing, hooting, hollering, and quoting along are not only allowed but encouraged. Dress in a costume or just your favorite outfit and feel free to bring your … +

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Gridiron Glory VIP Exhibition Opening Party at HistoryMiami

Thu Sep 26, 2019

Former Miami Dolphin and sportscaster Jimmy Cefalo, and other former NFL greats for an exclusive first look at “Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame,” the largest and most comprehensive exhibition on America’s favorite sport. Complimentary cocktails sponsored by Bacardi, food stations, and music as you browse the exhibition before it opens to the public officially on Sep … +

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de la Cruz Collection screens Whispering Cave, a documentary on Ana Mendieta’s sculptures in Cuba

Fri Sep 27, 2019

In a brief yet prolific career, Ana Mendieta created groundbreaking work that addressed themes such as exile, displacement, and a return to the landscape, all of which remain a source of public fascination and mystery. In 1981, she became the first Cuban exile to be given permission to create works on the island and chose to carve a series of abstracted female forms into … +

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Miami Music Festival from around the World

Sept 19 - 22, 2019

The Miami Music Festival from around the World is back in 2019! The annual Festival features an extensive array of academic, traditional and contemporary music from diverse cultures performed by acclaimed world-class artists. The Miami Music Festival from around the World was created by S. FL Friends of Classical Music to encourage and support classical music performances and the musical heritage of … +

Cinema

GEMS 2019 Opening Night with Almodóvar’ Pain and Glory at Tower Theater

Thu Oct 10, 2019

Pedro Almodóvar’s highly anticipated Pain and Glory will open the 2019 GEMS Film Festival on Thursday, October 10 at MDC’s Tower Theater Miami. The GEMS Opening Night event will transform MDC’s Tower Theater Miami into “Casa Almodóvar” with a gallery exhibit of classic Almodóvar film posters, images in vignettes, and a post-screening gala party, Sabor de Almodóvar, sponsored by Estrella Damm. Featuring characters from Almodóvar films at the Estrella Damm photo … +

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Suicide Girls’ Blackheart Burlesque in one-night-only at The Fillmore

Fri Sep 27, 2019

SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque is said to be the sexiest, smartest, geekiest, and most fun pop-culture burlesque show! Featuring none other than SuicideGirls themselves, the show has been performed hundreds of times, delighted millions of fans in over six countries, and has been touring since 2003! Now, coming LIVE during the 2019 US Tour! SuicideGirls has been redefining beauty since 2001 with its … +

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Cooper’s Musicology Series is Back at Frost School of Music

Thu Sep 5 - Thu Sep 26, 2019

Frank Cooper’s Musicology Series is Back!These presentations focus on the myriad of facts, people, and works that are little known – but which round out the genius that was Beethoven.Musical technicalities are little involved – this is about feelings, motivations, losses, successes. Your friends will enjoy it. Please recommend.I’ve never done anything comparable. 9/5: Beethoven and the Past9/12: Beethoven and His Time9/19: Beethoven and the … +

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COLORS Presents “R&B Only” at The Fillmore

Fri Sep 20, 2019

COLORS in an experience company based in LA, bringing to The Fillmore, their R&B only. After this anticipated event was rescheduled, the definite night for R&B lover will be Sep 20. R&B Only is designed to be an experience for music lovers. Created with the aim of going beyond the typical concert night. “I was at too many parties where people were … +

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Red Carpet Premier for Gerard Schwarz’s Debut conducting the Frost Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, Sep 14, 2019. 7:30 pm

Frost Symphony Orchestra Live Signature Series welcomes internationally renowned classical musician and conductor Gerard Schwarz on its debut appearance conducting the Frost Symphony Orchestra. In nearly five decades, Gerard Schwarz has received hundreds of honors including six Emmy Awards, 14 GRAMMY nominations, eight ASCAP Awards and numerous Stereo Review and Ovation Awards. His move to South Florida, along with being named the new music director … +

Dance

The Miami/London Exchange by KPD Dance Company at Koubek Memorial Center

Thu Sep 26, 2019

Produced by Florida’s own groundbreaking integrated dance pioneers, Karen Peterson and Dancers (KPD) in the second edition of Forward Motion Physically Integrated Dance Festival and Conference promises to be even more exciting than its inaugural event.  KPD and Step Change Studios come together for a special Miami/London Dance Exchange performance as part of Miami-Dade County’s International Cultural Exchange Program. The performance will be followed by … +

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2nd Annual Forward Motion Conference at MDC Koubek Memorial Center

Thu Sep 26, 2019

Karen Peterson and Dancers (KPD)  is Florida’s only full-time dance organization that features choreography performed by dancers with and without disabilities and has been a role model for the artistic and disability communities in Miami Dade County for twenty-nine years. Under the dedicated direction of Artistic Director Karen Peterson, the company provides educational programming for students with special needs and provides inclusive … +

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Miami artists community comes together at COLLABO 6. Check it out!

August 31st 2019, 7-11pm

It’s time again, rising from the ashes the COLLABO is back. Following the tradition held five times before, COLLABO 6 ALL IN! engages the Miami artists community to come together, and as before, the only rule is that artists must collaborate to create a new artwork in any media. Utilizing a recently vacated Payless Shoe Store space on Flagler, one night only … +

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CultureFest 305 at HistoryMiami Museum

Saturday Nov 9, 2019 12:00 PM - 6:30 PM

HistoryMiami Museum’s CultureFest 305 is back on November 9, 2019! We invite you to celebrate life in the Magic City and take in the unique sights, sounds, and flavors that make Miami, Miami. Join us for a jam-packed day of music, dance, food, and art. This festival brings together the city’s finest traditional artists for a day of performances and demonstrations, craft … +