Dance

Ballet Dr. Ouch! III by Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Mar 7-8, 2020

Opening the Spring season, the company brings “Dr. Ouch! ” a ballet in two acts based on children poems about the fun adventures lived by nice Dr. Ouch while going to Africa to cure ill monkeys. Based on the books of Kornei Chukovsky, the ballet features music of I. Morozov, choreography by Vladimir Issaev and imaginative costumes designed by creative custom designer … +

Performing Arts

"As You Like It" by National Players at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Feb 7, 2020, 8 PM

By William Shakespeare Directed by Jason King Jones Banished from the only home she’s ever known, Rosalind escapes to the Forest of Arden with her cousin Celia and their fool Touchstone. While disguised as a man, Rosalind meets fellow outcasts in the forest, including the dashing and lovesick Orlando. Determined to woo him, Rosalind persuades Orlando in her male disguise to win … +

Music

Pianist MISHA DACIĆ plays at Key Biscayne Piano Festival

Fri Feb 14, 2020

Pianist Misha Dacic performs at Key Biscayne Piano Festival, acclaimed for its passion and virtuosity, this one-time-only concert will include a wide program. There will also be an introductory talk by Frank Cooper. RACHMANINOFF Elegie in E flat minor, Op.3 No.1 Melodie in E major, Op.3 No.3 In the Silent Night Op.4 No.3 (Arr.Earl Wild) To Her Op.38 No.2 (Arr.Misha Dacic) Prelude … +

News

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 … +

Music

Bee Gees NOW at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Jan 4, 2020

Bee Gees NOW presents a dynamic, interactive & thoroughly entertaining live tribute to the multi-platinum kings of disco. Put on your dancing shoes & get ready to experience Saturday Night Fever with this nationally touring premiere Bee Gees Tribute Band. Close your eyes & you will swear the real Gibb Brothers were performing! Open your eyes & experience the illusion that they’re … +

Music

Miami International Piano Festival presents: Jorge Luis Prats

Sun, Jan 19, 2020 - 5:00 PM

“Prats is a rare genius, not only because of his extraordinary life story but because of his extraordinary gifts. The piano, he said, is merely the tool he uses to create music. The music he creates is stunning — it enthralls and amazes, while simultaneously stimulating the mind. Here is a prodigious talent whose experiences in Cuba and abroad are conveyed in … +

Music

JORGE LUIS PRATS at Key Biscayne Piano Festival

Fri, Jan 17 & 19, 2020

“Prats is a rare genius, not only because of his extraordinary life story but because of his extraordinary gifts. The piano, he said, is merely the tool he uses to create music. The music he creates is stunning — it enthralls and amazes, while simultaneously stimulating the mind. Here is a prodigious talent whose experiences in Cuba and abroad are conveyed in … +

Cinema

Film Working Woman at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Dec 3, 2019, 7:30 PM

Working Woman is a beautifully performed drama about the everyday struggles of being female in the workplace. Life at work becomes unbearable for Orna. Her boss appreciates and promotes her, while making inappropriate advances. Her husband struggles to keep his new restaurant afloat, and Orna becomes the main breadwinner for their three children. When her world is finally shattered, she must pull herself together … +

Music

The Magic of Opera Arias & Piano Masterpieces

Sun, Dec 15, 2019 - 5:00 PM

This unique program will provide a dialogue between pianists and opera singers of great romantic masterpieces and lead the audience into a journey of these two great forms of art. Born in Holguin, Cuba, soprano Eglise Gutiérrez has been named by Opera News as “one of opera’s next wave”. She has performed in opera houses throughout the world and has received universal … +

Music

Pietro de Maria plays at Miami International Piano Festival

Nov 15-17, 2019

De Maria commands a formidable technique with immaculate finish, and profound musicianship, which he places at the service of the music., this pianist breathes new life into music.”  Stephen Greenbank After receiving the Critics’ Prize at the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow (1990), Pietro De Maria won First Prize in other prestigious international piano competitions, such as the Dino Ciani – Teatro La … +

Performing Arts

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida open Season at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Sat Oct 5, 7:30 pm & Sun Oct 6, 3:00 pm

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida will begin its season of performances in October with a beautiful program which includes contemporary and neoclassical pieces dedicated to loyal and new audiences.  Led by Artistic Director Master Vladimir Issaev, the North Miami-Dade based ballet company (founded in 1997) opens on October 5th, featuring a selection of neoclassical contemporary works of the XXI Century that includes: … +

Performing Arts

Orchestra Miami: Mozart’s Magnificent Voyage for all ages at Alan & Diane Lieberman Theater

Oct 13, 2019

A journey back in time: Orchestra Miami presents Mozart’s Magnificent Voyage!  A dramatic story, a little bit of history and the world’s best-loved classical music set the scene in a musical adventures for all ages! This popular story in the Classical Kids series tells the story of the great composer Mozart’s young son, Karl, who longs to spend more time with his … +

Performing Arts

The Vagina Monologues back at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Sat Oct 12, 2019

An Obie Award-winning whirlwind tour of a forbidden zone, The Vagina Monologues introduces a wildly divergent gathering of female voices, including a six-year-old girl, a septuagenarian New Yorker, a vagina workshop participant, a woman who witnesses the birth of her granddaughter, a Bosnian survivor of rape, and a feminist happy to have found a man who “liked to look at it.” *This … +

Dance

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida opens Season at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

September 2019

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida opens its season featuring Neoclassical contemporary works of the XXI Century.: “Eros Game” by Cuban choreographer Alberto Mendez, “Fuga con Pajarillo” with music by Venezuelan composer Aldemaro Romero, “Four Seasons” by Verdi and “Shostakovich Suites”. All these pieces with choreography by Vladimir Issaev. In December, the company performs the beloved production of “The Nutcracker” with choreography by Vladimir … +

Performing Arts

Menopause, The Musical at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Tue Oct 23, 2018 - Thu Oct 25, 2018

Four women at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles! See what millions of women worldwide have been laughing … +

Cinema

Film Apres Le Mariage’ Grande Premiere at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Sat Jun 23, 2018

Realite Film Production Presents: Apres Le Mariage (After the Wedding). Film by Romuald Thermidor, an extraordinary story of Solange, a Haitian-American stuck in a life of human trafficking and abuse. Directed by award winner Samuel Vincent. Live performance by new female artist: Siwo miel. Hosted by the talented actress Nadege Telfort. Aventura Arts & Cultural Center Broward Center for the Performing Arts … +

Music

Miami International Piano Festival presents Alexander Gavrylyuk at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Sun May 6, 2018

Pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk  has received critical acclaim for his thrilling performances. He has performed the complete Rachmaninoff concerti cycle and the Rhapsody with both the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and Neeme Järvi (May 2013) and as part of the Vancouver Symphony’s Rachmaninov Festival. He regularly visits Japan and Asia, performing with orchestras such as NHK Symphony and Seoul Philharmonic as well … +

Music

Miami International Piano Festival Presents Celebrated Pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk

Sun May 6, 2018

This is our 21st season of presenting exceptional international artists and offering them to the South Florida community. Many of our past finds have gone on to achieve major careers and world-wide fame. Alexander Gavrylyuk is such an artist, one who has been acclaimed worldwide and invited to the world’s most prestigious venues. “Alexander Gavylyuk is one of the greatest discoveries of … +

Dance

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida: Tribute to Marius Petipa II

Sat 28 Apr, 2018 - Sun 29 Apr, 2018

The 20th Anniversary season of Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida closes with an outstanding program that includes the most exciting and challenging Pas de Deux and excerpts from the greatest choreographer of the history of the Russian Ballets, Marius Petipa on his 200 anniversary. The program features La Bayadere, Talisman, Swan Lake, Don Quixote and Divertissements of Le Corsaire. Venues and Performances … +

Events

Miami International Piano Festival Presents Master Pianist Ilya Itin

Sat March 25, 5:00 PM | Classical Sundays at FIVE

This is our 21st season of presenting exceptional international artists and offering them to the South Florida community. Many of our past finds have gone on to achieve major careers and world-wide acclaim. Ilya Itin is such an artist, one who has been widely celebrated as a performer and educator. “Itin’s is a rare and exciting artistry indeed…poised, pure, and ravishing in … +

Performing Arts

Fuggetaboutit…Three Guys From the Neighborhood come to Aventura Arts and Cultural Center

Sat 24 Mar, 2018

Standup Comedy will never be the same as three guys from the neighborhood take the stage. Although each comedian grew up on different sides of the tracks, each one will share their brand of humor in a way only their eyes could see. The most hysterical show to hit the stage since you left Brooklyn…Fuggetaboutit. This program may include adult content and … +

Performing Arts

Aventura Arts & Cultural Center: On Golden Pond

Wed 21 Mar, 2018

On Golden Pond is considered an American treasure. Made famous through the Academy Award-winning film with Henry and Jane Fonda and Katharine Hepburn, this simple tale of a single family and how they pull apart and then find each other has been touching audiences for decades and generations. The story continues to resonate because we all have mothers and fathers, we all … +

Music

Aventura Arts and Cultural Center: Pianist Luigi Carroccia

Sun 18 Feb, 2018

Luigi Carroccia was born into a musical family and his first piano teachers were his father and grandfather. His studies continued at the Claudio Monteverdi Conservatory in Bolzano, where he earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees with honors. Luigi has won prizes in many competitions, such as the Maria Herrero International
Competition in Granada and the Premio Abbado, organized by the Italian Ministry … +