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Photo Walk with photographer Luis Cobelo

Saturday, March 19, 2022, 11:00am

Join Leica Store Miami for a Coral Gables photo walk with photographer Luis Cobelo. This is a great opportunity to photograph alongside Luis and learn about his process. Luis is an expert explorer of the uncharted waters of imagination, and through his art, he invites people to step into other worlds and alternate dimensions. Expand your imagination, engage with your environment, and … +

Literature

Vanishing Cuba: An Evening with Michael Chinnici at Books and Books

April 11, 6:30 pm

VANISHING CUBA is a visual storytelling project by American photographer Michael Chinnici. The collection depicts the changes Cuba is facing as it emerges from more than 60 years of isolation and decay. Michael’s 24 trips to Cuba have yielded tens of thousands of photographs, thought provoking and emotional stories, and created lifelong friendships. Vanishing Cuba is about capturing the past, present and … +

Literature

Packing for Mars for Kids: A Virtual Evening with Mary Roach and Brad Meltzer on CROWDCAST

April 6, 2022, 6:00pm

“America’s funniest science writer” (Washington Post) asks the questions children ask in this young readers adaptation of her best-selling Packing for Mars. What is it like to float weightlessly in the air? What happens if you vomit in your helmet during a spacewalk? How do astronauts go to the bathroom? Is it true that they don’t shower? Can farts really be deadly … +

Cinema

Mothering Sunday at Coral Gables Art Cinema

April 8, 2022

“There’s a real potency to how [Eva] Husson contrasts the sexual frankness of the young lovers’ meetings with the miserable ritual of their outside lives – the difference between white sheets and the deep reds and fussy florals of an Edwardian parlor room. —Clarisse Loughrey, The Independent “One of the sexiest period dramas in some time”—The Hollywood Reporter On a warm spring … +

Performing Arts

Area Stage Company presents This Is Our Youth

April 15th - May 1st. Fri, Sat, Sun

Set in New York in 1982, the script follows forty-eight hours in the lives of three very lost young souls: Warren, a dejected nineteen-year-old who has just stolen $15,000 from his abusive, tycoon father; Dennis, his charismatic drug-dealing friend who helps Warren put the stolen money to good use; and, Jessica, the anxiously insightful young woman who Warren yearns for. Funny, painful, … +

Cinema

Desperately Seeking Susan at Coral Gables Art Cinema

Saturday March 26, 2022, 9:00pm

In 1985, Susan Seidelman blessed the planet with Desperately Seeking Susan, a screwball East Village fantasia about amnesia, Egyptian artifacts, mob killings, mistaken identities, jacuzzi sales, magic acts, suburban ennui, Nefertiti’s earrings, and an extremely rad jacket. Leora Barish’s script had been lingering in development hell for years, with studios passing on it because, as producer Sarah Pillsbury put it in 2015, … +

Cinema

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night at Coral Gables Art Cinema

Saturday, April 4, 2022

Strange things are afoot in Bad City. The Iranian ghost town, home to prostitutes, junkies, pimps, and other sordid souls, is a place that reeks of death and hopelessness, where a lonely vampire is stalking the town’s most unsavory inhabitants. But when the boy meets a girl, an unusual love story begins to blossom…blood red. The first Iranian Vampire Western, Ana Lily … +

Cinema

The Band Wagon at Coral Gables Art Cinema

Tuesday March 29, 2022

Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse headline this musical comedy about a Hollywood star who returns to the Broadway theater when no producer wants him for a movie. Egos clash between the movie star, his lithe ballerina co-star, and their effete director–and the show bombs in out-of-town tryouts. But the initial failure convinces the stars to work together, re-creating the Musical to entertain … +

Cinema

The Heiresses screens at Coral Gables Art Cinema

March 26 - 27, 2022

The brilliance of a young Isabelle Huppert lends quiet intensity to this piercing period elegy. Budapest, 1936: Szilvia (Lili Monori), a wealthy heiress to an enormous family fortune, befriends Irén (Huppert), a young shopgirl of modest means. Unable to give birth, Szilvia offers Irén money in exchange for conceiving a child with her husband (Jan Nowicki) on her behalf—a transaction that blurs … +

Cinema

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story at Gables Art Cinema

Tuesday March 22

What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and 40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of Cellphone and Bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr, the glamour icon whose ravishing visage was the inspiration for Snow White and Cat Woman, and a technological trailblazer who perfected a secure radio guidance system for Allied torpedoes … +

Visual Arts

Venezuelan photographer Luis Cobelo’ exhibits Zurumbático at Leica Store Miami

March 18 - May 27, 2022

Zurumbático is a story full of the lifeblood that permeates thousands of Latin American little towns, the roots of that giant empirical hemisphere – passionate, forgotten, fickle, violent and, above all, happy. Aracataca is the country where Gabriel García was born and which inspired his original Macondo. This place, and the surrounding geographical area in this Caribbean part of Colombia, was his … +

Music

MAINLY MOZART FESTIVAL returns this Saturday with Violinist Kevin Zhu’s debut in Miami

Sat, Sep 11, 4:00pm - Sun, Sep 12, 2:00pm

Twenty-year-old violinist Kevin Zhu is a recipient of the 2021 Avery Fisher Career Grant. He has amassed an outstanding record of concert performances and competition wins since he began playing violin at age three. Praised for his “awesome technical command and maturity” (The Strad) and “absolute virtuosity, almost blinding in its incredible purity” (L’ape musicale), Kevin regularly performs on the world’s largest … +

News

The Jungle Book this weekend at Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre

Apr 24, 2:00 pm - Apr 25 at 3:00 pm

The jungle springs to life in a music-filled spectacle that chronicles young Mowgli’s adventures growing up in the animal kingdom. Based on Rudyard Kipling’s time-honored children’s tales, join Mowgli as he learns about friendship and survival with the help of friends like the wise black panther Bagheera and Baloo the lovable bear. Cheer as Mowgli faces his fear and foils his nemesis … +

Cinema

This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection at Coral Gables Art Cinema

Available Virtually 4/16

Deserving comparison with the work of Pedro Costa, Andrei Tarkovsky, and Souleymane Cissé, This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection marks the introduction of a major filmmaker and the final powerhouse performance of a remarkable actress. The late Mary Twala Mhlongo, recognizable from Beyoncé’s blockbuster musical Black Is King, gives a heartbreaking career-capping performance as Mantoa, an 80-year-old woman who has … +

Cinema

Nina Wu available virtually at Coral Gables Art Cinema

Available Virtually from 4/16

After toiling for years in bit-parts, aspiring actress Nina Wu (Ke-Xi Wu, who also co-wrote the script based on her own personal experiences) finally gets her big break with a leading role in a spy thriller set in the 1960s. The part, which calls for nudity and explicit sex scenes, is made all the more challenging thanks to the director’s unending belittlements. … +

Cinema

This January: Supernova at Coral Gables Art Cinema

Opens January 29

“[Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci] are on magnificent form in a drama about love and mortality that is all the more powerful for its restraint.” —Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian Sam (Colin Firth) and Tusker (Stanley Tucci), partners of twenty years, are travelling across England in their old campervan visiting friends, family and places from their past. Following a life-changing diagnosis, their time … +

Cinema

Filippo Meneghetti’s Two of Us at Coral Gables Art Cinema

Available February 5

“Young lovers move over – Sukowa and Chevallier bring to life an unforgettable lesbian couple. A Cause for celebration.” —Lisa Nesselson, Screen International “Quietly groundbreaking. Entirely unique and uniquely vital.” —Mark Keizer, Variety France, 2020, 95 min, Dir. Filippo Meneghetti, Not Rated, French with English subtitles, Magnolia Pictures Viewing Window: 72 hours (once viewing is started) Price: $12 Two retired women, Nina … +

Cinema

Identifying Features at Gables Art Cinema

Available Virtually 1/22

“Combines stunning cinematography, evocative sound design and hints of magical realism to create a visionary work of devastating power.” —Anjana Janardhan, Sight & Sound Mexico/Spain, 2020, 94 min, Dir. Fernanda Valadez, Not Rated, Spanish with English subtitles, Kino Lorber Viewing Window: 5 days Price: $12 Middle-aged Magdalena (Mercedes Hernandez) has lost contact with her son after he took off with a friend … +

Cinema

Zappa: One-night only screening in-person at Gables Cinema with exclusive bonus footage!

11/23 In-Person / 11/27 Virtually

With unfettered access to the Zappa family trust and all archival footage, Zappa explores the private life behind the mammoth musical career that never shied away from the political turbulence of its time. Alex Winter’s assembly features appearances by Frank’s widow Gail Zappa and several of Frank’s musical collaborators including Mike Keneally, Ian Underwood, Steve Vai, Pamela Des Barres, Bunk Gardner, David … +

Cinema

God of the Piano. Now Available Virtually from Coral Gables Art Cinema

Now Available Virtually

“[Director Itay] Tal’s style has a simultaneous simplicity and density that has an affinity with the works of Lucrecia Martel and Michael Haneke. Rarely does a debut feature showcase a talent so fully formed. This is a remarkably potent film.” —Glenn Kenny, The New York Times Anat (Naama Preis, winner of the Jerusalem Film Festival award for Best Actress) has never been … +

Performing Arts

Camelot by Actors' Playhouse

Mar 18 - Apr 12, 2020

The legendary love triangle of King Arthur, Guenevere and Sir Lancelot leaps from the pages of T.H. White’s novel in Lerner and Loewe’s award-winning musical. Featuring a rich soaring score boasting such gems as If Ever I Would Leave You, I Loved you Once in Silence, The Lusty Month of May and of course Camelot. This unique newly revised version focusing directly … +

Music

Carol Oja on Lecture about Marian Anderson at Clarke Recital Hall

Fri Feb 21, 2020

Marian Anderson’s debut at the Metropolitan Opera House in 1955 broke through the company’s longstanding Jim Crow practices. Carol Oja, Professor of Music at Harvard University, revisits the campaign waged by the NAACP and Anderson’s manager, Sol Hurok, to gain equal access to concert halls and major performance institutions. Seventh Annual Robert Kelley Memorial Lecture Series Weeks Center for Recording & Performance, … +

Music

From Appalachia to Tango: Music for Guitar and Flute at Gusman Concert Hall

Sat Feb 22, 2020

The pairing of guitar and flute has long inspired delightful music, at once earthy and delicately translucid. An evening featuring Robert Beaser’s Mountain Songs, based on Appalachian music; Astor Piazzolla’s Histoire Du Tango, a tango lesson in four movements; Carlos Rafael Rivera’s Raven Dance, which draws on Balkan music, and more. Rafael Padron, guitar Jennifer Grim, flute