FUNDarte and Centro Cultural Español present Out in the Tropics 2018

Thursday, May 24th - Sunday, June 24th

Now in its ninth year, and extended to a month-long series, FUNDarte and Centro Cultural Español (CCEMiami), present Out in the Tropics 2018 (OITT) an exhilarating program of multi-disciplinary performance art; embracing story-rich poetry, a folklorist musician, a prolific lesbian Cuban painter, a Brazilian multi-disciplinary theater performance, and an exciting month-long season of seven new micro-theater plays. The event will run from Thursday, May 24th through to Sunday, June 24th, 2018 in venues across Miami-Dade County.

Watch OITT 2018 video here

Lineup

Solo Exhibition: Rocío García: Beyond eroticism.

Curated by Elvia R. Castro

The first retrospective to date of Rocío García, one of the best Cuban artists of all time.

Opening Reception, Thu. May 24th from 7 PM – 9 PM.
From Fri. May 25 – Fri. June 22, 2018, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM.
Gallery open Monday – Friday closed at weekends.
Centro Cultural Español (CCEMiami), 1490 Biscayne Blvd, Miami.
FREE admission

Microtheater Miami – Out of the Container

CCEMiami presents an avalanche of fresh bilingual plays with its 5 weeks season Out of the Container at Microtheater Miami. Micro-plays of 15 minutes for an audience of 15 people performed in 7 different shipping containers.

Thursday, May 24th – Sunday, June 24th, 2018, 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM (Thur. – Sun)
Centro Cultural Español (CCEMiami) | MicroTheater Miami: 1490 Biscayne Blvd, Miami.
$6 General Admission per play – limited to 15 audience members per container. Discount tickets $5 for CCEMiami members.

Purchase advance $tickets for Centro Cultural Español (CCEMiami) | MicroTheater Miami at https://tickets.microtheatermiami.com/ OR at the door (box office opens one hour prior to show-time.)

BR TRANS – by Silvero Pereira and As Travestidas

For two-nights only, author, actor, director, Silvero Pereira (Brazil) will performBR TRANS by Brazilian theater company, As Travestidas. Featuring real stories gathered during a research process undertaken while traveling and working with transsexuals throughout Brazil’s northwestern and southern regions, this emphatic and timely solo-play superbly explores its poignant themes with wit and rich stagecraft.

Thursday, June 21 and Friday, June 22, 2018 at 8:30 PM
The Gleason Room at the Fillmore: 1700 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach.
$25 General Admission per performance / $20 for students (under 18)   and seniors (over 65), Centro Cultural Español (CCEMiami) members. and Miami Beach Residents, with I.D., in person, at the theater Box Office Only.

Richard Blanco: The Intersection of Sexual & Cultural Identities – Poetry Reading

Richard Blanco the fifth inaugural poet of the United States, as well as the first Latino, openly gay-identified and youngest person to hold the position to date, hosts a free public reading of his inspiring and heartfelt poetry.

Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 4:00 PM at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden.
Miami Beach Botanical Garden: 2000 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach.
This performance is FREE and open to the Public on a first come first seated basis.

Eliseo Parra in concert

For one intoxicating evening, renowned Spanish composer Eliseo Parra, performs live with his five musicians, in a not-to-be-missed performance that will renovate traditional folk music outside and beyond the Flamenco tradition.

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at 8:30 PM
The Gleason Room at the Fillmore: 1700 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
$25 General Admission per performance / $20 for students (under 18)   and seniors (over 65), Centro Cultural Español (CCEMiami) members. and Miami Beach Residents, with I.D., in person, at the theater Box Office Only.

To purchase tickets for The Gleason Room Backstage at the Fillmore Miami Beach through FUNDarte at www.fundarte.us, www.ticketmaster.com or by phone (800) 745-3000 (ticketmaster) or (305) 673-7300 (Fillmore Miami Beach Theater). Tickets also available at the Fillmore Miami Beach Theater Box Office, Monday thought Friday 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Group rates are available calling FUNDarte 786.348.0789.

www.fundarte.us

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