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 prestigious dance awards, including Spain’s highest dance honor (National Dance Award), France’s Medaille de Vermeil de la Villa de Paris, Kennedy Center’s Gold Medal in the Arts and the National Dance Gold Medal of Andalucía, the birthplace of flamenco. Her career is represented by the education that she received from her mother, Concha Baras, the teacher who has had the most influence on her professional path. Baras captures the emotion, drama, and passion of traditional flamenco with a vibrant contemporary edge. Described by The Guardian as a “woman who can dance up not just a flamenco storm, but a hurricane,” Baras has created and choreographed 11 original evening works and delivered more than 4,000 magnificent performances with her company all over the world.
IlluminArts debuted on the Miami cultural scene on November 10, 2013. In its short it has collaborated with prominent institutions in the community to tell stories through art and music including the Pérez Art Museum Miami, … +
Terence Blanchard featuring the E-Collective collaborate with choreographer Rennie Harris’ company, Puremovement, and sculptor/projection mapping artist Andrew Scott to create Caravan: A Revolution on the Road, a new work expanding on themes explored on the first E-Collective recording and tour. These artists … +
Last Podcast on the Left barrels headlong into all things horror — as hosts Ben Kissel, Marcus Parks and Henry Zebrowski cover dark subjects spanning Jeffrey Dahmer, werewolves, Jonestown, iconic hauntings, the history of war crimes, and more. Whether it’s cults, killers, … +
In Terrestrial Bodies, Juana Valdes considers Ptolemy’s research, expanding two-dimensional works into large installations that map a connection between the history of trade and the displacement of various cultures and people. Incorporating early cartographies and … +
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 … +
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 … +