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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 … +

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South Florida JAZZ at Bailey Hall Presents IGNACIO BERROA

Saturday, May 19, – 7:30 p.m.

Ignacio Berroa was born in Havana, Cuba. He developed a passion for drums and by 1975, had become Cuba’s most prominent drummer. The 1980 Mariel boatlift, landed him in NYC where he met and spent the next 10 years as Dizzy Gillespie’s drummer. In addition, Ignacio has worked with a plethora of jazz luminaries, including, McCoy Tyner, Chick Corea, Freddie Hubbard, Jackie … +

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An Open Book: A Memoir in Music. Jorge Mejia at the Arsht

Fri May 4, 2018

A heavyweight in the Latin music world, classical composer and pianist Jorge Mejia releases An Open Book: A Memoir in Music on Sony Music on May 4, 2018. This ambitious genre-bending project, born of Mejia’s devotion to storytelling in all its forms, is an audiobook alternating narrative vignettes with orchestral preludes recorded by the composer with the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra. Also … +

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2018 Miami Showhouse at the Deering Estate

April 15 - 29, 2018

Designers to Transform Historic Deering Estate for April Event The Junior League of Miami is proud to announce the final list of celebrated designers that have signed on to be part of its 2018 Miami Showhouse at the historic Deering Estate. The Junior League has partnered with the Deering Estate Foundation to host this biennial event to increase awareness and financial capability … +

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NAEMI and Frost Art Museum presents “Make” Outsider Art Documentary

Fri Apr 13, 2018

“Make” Outsider Art Documentary introduces us to the art, lives and mental illness of artists Judith Scott, Ike Morgan, & Royal Robertson. Screening will be followed by a discussion facilitated by Eugenio Rothe, MD with panelists Silvia Quintana, LMHC, Elizabeth Hoy, MD & Maite Castillo. Friday – April 13, 2018, 6:30pm. Free and open to the public. Upcoming Events The Value and … +

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SWAN Spoken Soul Showcase Vol. 11

Saturday April 7th, 6:00 to 10:00 pm

Highly-anticipated Miami-based women’s arts event to take place at The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County. Inspired by SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) Day, the SWAN Spoken Soul Festival has been the principal event showcasing the work of women artists in South Florida for the past eleven years. Focused on celebrating women in the arts, SSF is a … +

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JAZZ: Gregory Porter & Sara Gazarek!

Fri 2 Mar, 2018

For Gregory Porter, the influence of Nat King Cole on his life and music runs deep, a through-line that reaches back into some of his earliest childhood memories, and culminates in the release of the two-time GRAMMY-winning vocalist’s stunning fifth studio album Nat King Cole & Me, a heartfelt tribute to the legendary singer, pianist, and Capital recording artist. Porter’s love for Cole’s … +

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Cinematic masterpiece AMADEUS LIVE! at the Arsht Center

Thursday, March 15

Experience the multi-Academy Award® winning 1984 motion picture Amadeus on a vast HD screen while Mozart’s most celebrated works are performed live in-sync by a full orchestra and choir: Amadeus is a sumptuous period epic, celebrating the music of the greatest musical genius the world has ever known, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Winner of eight Academy Awards® including Best Picture, Amadeus tells the … +

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Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zuckerman in recital at the Arsht Center!

Sunday, February 25

Pinchas Zukerman returns to the Knight Concert hall for a second time in the same season, but this time joining fellow world-renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman! Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded to a classical musician. Beloved for his charm and humanity as well as his talent, he is treasured by audiences throughout the world … +

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South Florida Symphony presents Beethoven and Vivaldi’s Expressions of Nature

Wed 28 Feb, 2018 - Thu 1 Mar, 2018

Four Seasons is Vivaldi’s best known work, consisting of four violin concerti, each giving a musical expression to a season. Beethoven publically declared the Pastoral Symphony’s ‘extra musical’ purpose: An Expression of Nature. VIVALDI: Four Seasons Lara St. John, Violin. BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.6 PASTORAL LISA NARDI: IN THIS HEART From “Carlito’s Way: Rise to Power” Tickets are available at southfloridasymphony.org or 954-522-8445 Click here … +

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“South Florida JAZZ at Bailey Hall” Presents Jane Bunnett & Maqueque Saturday, March 17 – 8:00 p.m. Canadian soprano saxophonist-flutist Jane Bunnett is recognized both for her artistry and her improvisational daring. She is a four-time JUNO Award-winner and two-time GRAMMY nominee, including 2018 for Best Latin Jazz Album, Oddaro. Jane’s long-term exploration and immersion in Afro-Cuban rhythms and melodies has expressed … +

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“BlackFlorida: Perrine” exhibit reception at the Deering Estate

Wednesday, February 21, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The BlackFlorida: Perrine exhibit reception will be held on Wednesday, February 21st, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at the Deering Estate. Trinidadian-born and Miami-based documentary photographer Johanne Rahaman, a recently-announced Knight Foundation Arts Challenge Grant recipient for this project, introduces the public to a nuanced view of Black neighborhoods. Rahaman was invited, as an expansion of her BlackFlorida project, to explore the Deering Estate’s connection to the town … +

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South Florida JAZZ at Bailey Hall presents Trio Da Paz

Fri 17 Feb, 2018, 7:45pm

Featuring three of Brazil’s most in-demand musicians, Trio da Paz updated the infectious spirit of jazz-oriented Brazilian music by the fusion with North American jazz sensibilities and vocabulary. Formed in 1990 by guitarist Romero Lubambo, acoustic bass virtuoso Nilson Matta, and Brazil’s swingingest drummer, Duduka da Fonseca, the trio has redefined Brazilian jazz with their harmonically adventurous interactions, daring improvisations, and fluid … +

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Jazz at the Arsht! George Benson & Jake Shimabukuro!

Fri 16 Feb, 2018

Simply one of the greatest artists in jazz history, 10-time GRAMMY winner and NEA Jazz Master George Benson is an amazingly versatile musician, whose adept skills find him crossing easily between straight-ahead jazz, smooth jazz, and contemporary R&B. At various points along the five-decade continuum of his storied career, he has been heralded as a jazz guitarist of unparalleled chops, a vocalist … +

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“Moonlight & Music” Valentine’s Day Concert at the Deering Estate

February 14th, 8:00 p.m

Celebrate your love at a romantic, outdoor concert under the stars at the Deering Estate’s “Moonlight & Music” Valentine’s Day Concert featuring vocal powerhouse Yoli Mayor, from the 12th season of NBC’s America’s Got Talent, and Alejandro Elizondo. The concert on Wednesday, February 14th starts at 8:00 p.m. and the gate opens at 7:00 pm. Guests who purchase tickets with an early access upgrade can enter … +

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Small Mouth Sounds: A Funny & Ingenious New Play!

Friday, February 16 - Sunday, March 4

Small Mouth Sounds is a funny and ingenious new play that asks how we address life’s biggest questions when words fail us. The New York Times says, “it leaves you moved, refreshed and even enlightened.” And New York Magazine declares “it deserves to be seen—and re-seen!” It’s a theatrical experience—and an emotional journey—you will never forget. In the quiet of the woods, … +

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Nu Deco returns to Miami’s Arsht Center featuring Jacob Collier

Thu 15 Feb, 2018

Quincy Jones raves Jacob Collier is “an absolute genius…I have never in my life seen a talent like this…Beyond category!” Nu Deco welcomes Collier, who is a two-time Grammy award-winning singer, composer, arranger, producer and multi-instrumentalist to the Knight Concert Hall. The concert will also include an exploration into the music from “Journey into the Secret Life of Plants” by Stevie Wonder … +

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Itzhak Perlman in Recital at the Arsht Center!

Thu 15 Feb, 2018

  Pinchas Zukerman returns to the Knight Concert hall for a second time in the same season, but this time joining fellow world-renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman. Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded to a classical musician. Beloved for his charm and humanity as well as his talent, he is treasured by audiences throughout the … +

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Masterworks II: Martha Graham’s Dance of Life

Martha Graham Dance Company and the SFSO come together for the Symphony’s 20th Anniversary celebration performing Stravinsky’s revolutionary ‘Rite of Spring’ and Copland’s legendary Appalachian Spring to Martha Graham’s original choreography. Graham 2 choreographer Virginie Mécène brings alive the WORLD PREMIERE performance of her new work, A New Place, inspired by the creative genius of Tom Hormel’s Legend of Bird Mountain. Tickets … +

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Perceptual Tracking: A Color Space at Frank Art Gallery

Through Sun 11 Mar, 2018

The Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery and Exhibit Hall cordially invites you to the opening reception of Perceptual Tracking: A Color Space A collaborative installation by Leah Brown, Christian Feneck, and Peter Symons. On Thursday, January 11, 6 – 9 pm At 601 City Center Way Pembroke Pines, Florida 33025 The exhibit will focus around a collaborative installation by Leah Brown, Christian … +

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South Florida JAZZ at Bailey Hall presents the Monty Alexander Trio

Born in Kingston, Jamaica on D-Day, Monty Alexander is a self-taught pianist with prodigious skills that were evident from age four. He was gigging in Kingston clubs in his teens when he moved to Miami briefly. His playing retains a strong Caribbean influence, but with a significant bebop flavor and bright swinging feeling. Influenced by Nat Cole, Oscar Peterson, Erroll Garner, and … +

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WHIM ‘N RHYTHM: YALE University Female A Capella Group

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 7pm

YALE University Female A Capella Group w/ special guests AQUINAS CHAMBER SINGERS About Yale University’s Whim ‘N Rhythm The 14 singers of Whim N’ Rhythm represent the best and most experienced female musicians of Yale’s senior class. The group tours yearly, visiting locations from New York and Los Angeles to Hong Kong and Cairo, and recently founded a full-fledged Alumnae Board to … +

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Mon 1 Jan, 2018

Ramsey Lewis was admitted to the hospital for minor surgery on December 29 and is currently home recuperating. He is expected to begin performing again in February; however, his engagement at the Arsht Center could not be postponed. We are excited to announce that GRAMMY® & Tony Award-winning jazz giant, Dee Dee Bridgewater will be performing with Joey Alexander! Dee Dee Bridgewater’s … +

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An Electrifying & Thrilling Evening of Dance and Music!

December 29 & 30 at 7:30 pm; December 31 at 5 pm

“Rhythmic Atlantic” celebrates the influence of the African drum and instruments on new world music, and in particular jazz, Spirituals, Soul, rock and roll, R&B, Salsa, Reggae, Calypso and retention of African dance in New World, both religious and secular rituals, popular and contemporary dance. The program will feature world premier choreography by Miami natives Jamar Roberts (ALVIN AILEY), Gentry Isaiah George … +