Museums

Little Havana’s first Museum opening in Winter 2017

Wed 15 Nov, 2017

Little Havana’s first museum -El Museo de Little Havana-  is expected to open on Calle Ocho this winter. Admission will be free. Located next to the popular Ball and Chain bar, El Museo will be a permanent time capsule on the calle, preserving tales and artifacts of the three-square-mile neighborhood, which is home to not only Cuban exiles but also immigrants from Central … +

Cinema

False Confessions (Les Fausses Confidences): Tower Theater one-night screening

Wed 13 Sep, 2017

After wealthy widow Araminte hires young and lusting Dorante, secrets and lies accumulate as Dorante and his accomplice, Araminte’s manservant Dubois (Yves Jacques), manipulate not only the good-hearted Araminte, but also her friend and confidante, Marton (Manon Combes). Dorante, by turns pitiable and proficient, but always deferential to his social better, walks a fine line in his quest to arouse an equal … +

Cinema

David Gilmour: Live at Pompeii: Tower Theater one-night screening

Wed 13 Sep, 2017

45 years after Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour filmed Live at Pompeii in the legendary Roman Amphitheatre there, he returned for two spectacular shows, part of his year-long tour in support of his No.1 album Rattle That Lock. The performances were the first-ever rock concerts for an audience in the stone Roman amphitheater, and, for two nights only, the 2,600 strong crowd stood … +

Cinema

MENASHE: An intimate glimpse into a world seldom seen

Fri 18 Aug, 2017

Set within the New York Hasidic community in Borough Park, Brooklyn, Menashe follows a kind but hapless grocery store clerk trying to maintain custody of his son Rieven after his wife, Lea, passes away. Since they live in a tradition-bound culture that requires a mother present in every home, Rieven is supposed to be adopted by the boy’s strict, married uncle, but … +

Cinema

From the Land of the Moon (Mal de Pierres): A tale of forbidden romance at Tower Theater.

Fri 4 Aug, 2017

Gabrielle (Marion Cotillard) comes from a small village in the South of France at a time when her dream of true love is considered scandalous, and even a sign of insanity. Her parents marry her to José (Àlex Brendemühl), an honest and loving Spanish farm worker who they think will make a respectable woman of her. Despite José’s devotion to her, Gabrielle … +

Cinema

RADIO DREAMS: A Tower Theater Exclusive

Fri 4 Aug, 2017

Winner of coveted Rotterdam International Film Festival’s Tiger Award, Radio Dreams is the newest feature film from Iranian-British director Babak Jalali (Frontier Blues). The film creates the strange yet very real world of PARS-FM – a Farsi-language radio station broadcasting from the heart of San Francisco. The story unfolds over a single day as the station’s program manager, Hamid – a brilliant, … +

News

Art@Work presents Where All Your Dreams Come True

Antonia Wright. From Oct 31, 2011 through Jan 13, 2012. Antonia Wright investigates the universal human condition through a multifarious, process- oriented art practice combining photography, performance, poetry, video, installation and sculpture. A poet and photographer, Wright introduces social critique into a broad conceptual framework with imagination and conviction.

Dance

The Cuban Classical Ballet’s La Fille Mal Gardee

By Manuela Gabaldon

The city of Miami is no stranger to Cuban heritage – and that’s an understatement, to say the least – the home of The Freedom Tower in downtown Miami, the famous Calle Ocho and Viernes Culturales, and what Miamian doesn’t enjoy a cortadito after lunch? Yes, these are staples of the Cuban community of South Florida, but Choreographer and Artistic Director Pedro … +

Editorial

Imago Art Gallery

By Matt Balmaseda

Miami is in a constant state of change. In any given week it’s not surprising to see a handful of establishments, young and old, close their doors for good while fresh-faced additions emerge to take their place. Among the city’s galleries, change often occurs gradually, organically and reasonably. When new ones, like Imago Art Gallery, begin exhibiting there is not always the … +

Editorial

Tower Theater

By Matt Balmaseda

When asked to consider the state of cinemas in Miami, the first thought that comes to mind may be a strong visual like the following: a crowded theater of noisy adolescents, feet firmly planted against the rear of your seat, reveling in the ear-shattering, violent explosions of the latest Hollywood blockbuster, probably directed by Michael Bay.

News

Renee Gallery

Through May 29th, 2009.  Renee Gallery, located on Miami's Calle Ocho, is presenting an exhibition titled The Nature of Things, featuring current photographs by Antonia Wright Clyde Butcher through May 29th, 2009.

News

Little Havana

Last Friday of each month Viernes Culturales / Cultural Fridays is an artistic and cultural fair that takes place on the last Friday of each month in the historic neighborhood, on 8th Street SW between 14th and 17th Avenues. A venue for local artists, artisans and entertainers, this monthly festival certainly offers an opportunity for visitors and tourists to experience an evening … +