Events

A book conversation via Zoom on The Orchid Thief, with Javier Barrios live from Mexico City

Apr 21, 2021 at 06:30 pm (Wed)

Lively book conversation on The Orchid Thief, a classic Florida must-read by Susan Orlean. Javier Barrios will join us live from Mexico City as we discuss his current exhibition Cloning the Ghost and its close relationship to the book and subsequent film Adaptation. RSVP Required Join us for a lively book conversation on The Orchid Thief, a classic Florida must-read by Susan Orlean! … +

Cinema

Nina Wu available virtually at Coral Gables Art Cinema

Available Virtually from 4/16

After toiling for years in bit-parts, aspiring actress Nina Wu (Ke-Xi Wu, who also co-wrote the script based on her own personal experiences) finally gets her big break with a leading role in a spy thriller set in the 1960s. The part, which calls for nudity and explicit sex scenes, is made all the more challenging thanks to the director’s unending belittlements. … +

Music

Nicole Henry in Concert – It Never Entered My Mind

May 12, 2021 at 07:45 pm - 10:00 pm

Gold Coast Jazz presents the acclaimed jazz vocalist Nicole Henry in concert.  It Never Entered My Mind is Nicole’s heartfelt and soulful spin on jazz standards that originated as show tunes from 1930-1950s Broadway musicals. – including such writers as Rodgers & Hart; Irving Berlin, Jimmy Van Heusen, and more.  An international award-winning jazz vocalist, MS Henry is one of the most … +

Music

Cuba Symphonic featuring The Alonso Brothers with the Symphony Orchestra

Mar 26, 2021 at 08:00 pm

Miami-Dade County Auditorium and Dranoff International 2 Piano Foundation are pleased to present Cuba Symphonic featuring The Alonso Brothers with the Symphony Orchestra. Miami-Dade County Auditorium and Dranoff International 2 Piano Foundation are pleased to present Cuba Symphonic featuring virtuoso pianists and Cuban brothers, Orlay and Orlando Alonso, in an immersive experience that places the audience at the center of the “Golden … +

News

Raúl Cordero: The ABC of it at Fredric Snitzer Gallery

February 26 - April 17, 2021

Fredric Snitzer Gallery is pleased to announce, The ABC of it, Raúl Cordero’s first solo exhibition with the gallery. Cordero’s exhibition presents an ongoing investigation into his conceptual approach to painting – a combination of blurred images reduced from their initial information with layered texts that are rendered from typefaces the artist has designed out of fragmented dots not easily read upon first … +

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 … +

News

Alejandro Contreras: Güelcome to my Bereaved Chimera of La La Land

January 23 – March 6, 2021

Güelcome to my Bereaved Chimera of La La Land Pre-Columbian Era (denial, anger, bargaining and acceptance) This exhibition is dedicated to the memory of Raiza Marina Contreras Blanco a.k.a La Negra 7/23/1951-9/29/2019 and Carlos Alberto Blanco a.k.a “El Quemao Chimera: A thing that is hoped or wished for but in fact is illusory or impossible to achieve. Dictionary.com In Alejandro Contreras’ second … +

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 … +

News

A Wonderful World by Miami New Drama at Colony Theater

Mar 5 - 13, 2020

A world-premiere musical about jazz legend and singular American icon Louis Armstrong, with songs recorded and made popular by Armstrong, and original book by Aurin Squire, the multi-talented Opalocka-raised playwright and TV writer (This is Us, The Good Fight), and co-author of last season’s hit Confessions of a Cocaine Cowboy.) A Wonderful World, traces Armstrong’s odyssey, the musical genre he helped define, … +

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Between the legible and the opaque: Approaches to an ideal in place, ON VIEW at Bakehouse Art Complex

Through Mar 31, 2020

Between the legible and the opaque: Approaches to an ideal in place proposes works of various media that incorporate abstraction as both a formal and conceptual framework to render perceptions of place. The use of abstraction facilitates readings of the process inherent in their making. This process involves elements that reference diverse notions of place – its color, materiality, use of language, … +

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David Castillo Gallery will exhibit Shinique Smith

Feb 13 - Mar 28, 2020

Shinique Smith combines fine art media with everyday materials, such as found objects and clothing. She began to include used clothing in her work after reading a New York Times Magazine article about secondhand garments shipped to Africa from thrift stores. She describes her process as a personal one: “It all begins with emotion, an expression and I allow myself to go on a journey in the … +

News

Trenton Doyle Hancock: I Made a Mound City in Miami Dade County, last days on view at Locust Projects

Through Feb 8, 2020

The heroic adventures of Torpedo Boy and his battles in the Moundverse continue at Locust Projects this fall with a new site-specific installation by Houston-based artist Trenton Doyle Hancock. This is Hancock’s first large scale solo exhibition since opening his major survey, Mind of the Mound: Critical Mass, at MASS MoCA in March 2019. The exhibition will open with a public opening … +

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Last Days of INFINITE SPACE by Refik Anadol at Artechouse

Through Jan 30, 2020

Our lives are framed by a sense of finitude: the sense that everything that we perceive will cease to exist one day. But if finitude is the only absolute truth in life, how can we imagine structures and patterns that repeat themselves into an imperceivable horizon? How do we frame imagined realities that represent something beyond our perception of life and of … +

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Tomas Esson: Miami Flow II exhibited at Fredric Snitzer Gallery

Through Jan 19, 2020

Tomas Esson is transported into an altered state of consciousness when he paints. His new series “Miami Flow” features highly labored abstract paintings produced in a flurry of focused exertion. Toiling away in his Miami studio, Esson finds solace in the mental state he is transported as he flicks, swipes, and drizzles paint onto canvass. This state of flow is recognized in … +

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World Premiere of “The Cubans” at Colony Theatre

Wed Jan 23, 2019 - Sun Feb 16, 2020

The mission of developing and presenting new work by Miami artists continues with the debut of the first play by Cuban-American playwright and actor Michael Leon. The Cubans turns the classic American family drama into a quintessential Miami story – a poignant, humorous exploration of the fraught generational dynamics and struggle for identity in a Cuban-American family. When Christy returns to Miami for a … +

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23th Miami Jewish Film Festival: Opening Night at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Jan 9, 2020, 8 PM

The Miami Jewish Film Festival’s 23rd annual Opening Night brings a Film Premiere, Reception, and great Live Music.  Like many survivors of the Holocaust, after World War II, Saul and Ruby moved to America, started families and careers, grew old, and retired to South Florida. For them, settling near Fort Lauderdale could have been the last chapter in their story. But then … +

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Mistletoe & Martinis 2019 at Deering Estate

Fri Dec 13, 2019

On December 13, please join us for Mistletoe & Martinis, our annual holiday celebration featuring festive holiday music and scrumptious bites from the finest caterers in South Florida. Stroll through the homes decorated for the holidays by some of South Florida’s top interior designers and be dazzled by thousands of holiday lights as the Deering Estate grounds are transformed into an enchanted … +

Museums

PAMM opens What Carried Us Over: Gifts from Gordon W. Bailey tonight

Thu Sep 12, 2019 - Sat Apr 25, 2020

This exhibition is organized by PAMM and Gordon W. Bailey, a Los Angeles-based collector, scholar, and advocate. The title of the exhibition emphasizes the artists impassioned commitment to their diverse practices and confirms the inclusive theme of the show which features artworks selected from 60 gifted by Bailey to PAMM since 2016. A variety of media is displayed including drawing, painting and … +

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Art Exhibition: “Green” by Moira Holohan

Oct 5, 2019

Moira Holohan’s exhibition Green involves the use of woven meditative practice while exploring virtual time and space. Through a series of hand woven screens with hemp and bamboo cord Holohan investigates chroma key compositing, better known as green screen, as a playful subjective color and area which can exist as a pictorial organic object and/or a portal to a virtual transient site. … +

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The Magic Flute at Temple Emanu-El Synagogue

Thu Jul 25, 2019 - Sun Jul 28, 2019

A hero on a quest and a princess finding her way encounter enchanted creatures, an evil queen and ultimately, each other – all with the help of a Magic Flute! A part of MMF’s popular Family Operaseries, this production is created specifically for young children and will be performed with English Dialogue and sung in German with English Supertitles. Mozart’s classic “singspiel” … +

News

The Foundation Presented with $200K For Capital Improvements

Thu Aug 15, 2019

On Thursday, August 15, The Deering Estate Foundation hosted Lt. Governor Jeanette Nuñez and other invited guests for a presentation of a State of Florida legislative appropriation of $200,000 to begin the renovation of a 10,700 sq. ft. field study research center. When completed, the facility will provide temporary living quarters for up to 14 researchers as well as house an archival … +