Music

Frost Symphony Orchestra presents Mahler Symphony No. 5

Sep 19, 2015, 8:00 pm

Thomas Sleeper conducts the Frost Symphony Orchestra in Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 5, aptly described as moving ‘from tragedy to triumph.’ It features the tender and beautiful “Adagietto.” Thomas Sleeper is professor of instrumental performance and program director of orchestral activities at the University of Miami Frost School of Music, where he also teaches instrumental conducting. He is conductor of the Frost … +

Cinema

Red Carpet Premiere for Best of Enemies at Coral Gables Cinema

Sep 4, 2015, 7:00 pm

Best of Enemies. Buckley vs. Vidal. The 10 Debates that Changed Television Forever tells the story who changed television news in 1968. Directed with consummate skill by filmmakers Robert Gordon and Sundance Film Festival alumn Morgan Neville (Twenty Feet From Stardom), Best of Enemies unleashes a highbrow blood sport that marked the dawn of pundit television as we know it today. Dead … +

Dance

Community Arts Program: Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Octet

Thu, Aug 13, 2015 8:00 pm

Arturo O’Farrill, pianist, composer, and educator, is the 2015 GRAMMY winner for Best Latin Jazz Album. Arturo is hailed by The New York Times as the leader of the “first family of Afro-Cuban Jazz,” and he’s the son of late, great composer Chico O’Farrill. Be prepared for a combination of piano, trumpet, sax, bass, drums and percussion that will move you, literally, … +

Cinema

Coral Gables Art Cinema: Woody Allen’s "Irrational man”

Jul 31 - Aug 6, 2015

America’s most prolific filmmaker is at it again. Here is Woody Allen’s 45th opus. Neither a drama nor a comedy, but a dramedy instead, Irrational Man involves the arrival on campus of Abe Lucas (Joaquin Phoenix), a professor that “should put some Viagra into the Philosophy department.” Gravitating toward Abe-in-a-funk are science colleague Rita (Parker Posey), locked into a loveless marriage, and … +

Museums

Lowe Art Museum exhibits A Collector's Legacy: The Francien C. Ruwitch and the Ruwitch Family Collections.

Apr 16 - Sep 27, 2015

The Lowe Art Museum is thrilled to present the first public exhibition of works from the Francien C. Ruwitch and the Ruwitch Family Collections as a tribute to the wonderful woman who catalyzed their very existence. The Francien C. Ruwitch and the Ruwitch Family Collections comprise a rich, intergenerational assortment of art in all media, including works by Olafur Eliasson, Walker Evans, … +

News

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre presents Unnecessary Farce

Jul 15 - Aug 9, 2015

Unnecessary Farce takes place in a cheap motel room, where an embezzling mayor is supposed to meet with his female accountant. In the room next-door, two undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on videotape. But there’s some confusion as to who’s in which room, who’s being videotaped, who’s taken the money, who’s hired a hit man, and why the accountant keeps … +

Cinema

Coral Gables Art Cinema: Exclusive Miami Premiere of A Borrowed Identity

Jul 17 - Jul 23, 2015

First love, school bullies, British New Wave … and SCUD missiles. This bittersweet 80s coming-of-age drama from director Eran Riklis (The Syrian Bride, The Lemon Tree) adapts two semi-autobiographical novels by the popular Arab-Israeli Sayed Kashua. Eyad is a gifted Arab teenager who wins the chance to attend one of the most prestigious Jewish boarding schools in Israel. Isolated and lonely at … +

Events

Mainly Mozart Festival XXII presented by Miami Chamber Music Society

April 25 - June 21, 2015

This season the festival continues its partnership with the landmark Coral Gables venue – The Biltmore Hotel – that will host 7 of the festival Sunday afternoon concerts and 2 Family Concerts. The Opening Night will take place on Saturday, April 25, 6pm, at Gusman Hall-UM; this special event will honor Doreen Marx and Byron Krulewitch for their remarkable contribution for the … +

Events

Florida Grand Opera to host an interactive event with its General Director Susan T. Danis at Books and Books

March 8, 2015, 3:30pm

The event is focused on FGO’s dynamic General Director & CEO, Susan T. Danis. Her over 20 years experience in the opera industry makes her an interesting subject for a Susan’s Salon, since not many people know what it takes to run an opera company. Danis will share her experiences and humorous anecdotes while audiences are entertained by FGO’s Young Artists performing … +

Music

The Greater Miami Youth Symphony To Present The Butterfly Lovers Concert

Sunday, March 8, 2015

The Greater Miami Youth Symphony will present a special concert of Taiwanese and Chinese symphonic works and folk melodies. The themed feature work will be the Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto, to be performed by Ms. Huifang Chen, GMYS Music Director and Symphony Orchestra Conductor. The Concerto, written in the western orchestra style and premiered in 1959, is based on an ancient Chinese … +

Music

Frost Wind Ensemble Presents Contemporary Masterworks

March 03, 2015, 8:00pm

This thrilling program opens with Paul Hindemith’s energetic Symphony in B-flat, written in 1951 for the United States Army Band and beloved ever since by wind bands worldwide for its triumphant glory. Next up, the world premiere of Rage Against the Machine by faculty composer Scott Stinson. The second half of the program features Ingolf Dahl’s enduring Concerto for Alto Saxophone featuring … +

Events

Miami International Film Festival 32nd Edition

March 6 – 15, 2015

Now in its 32nd year, the Miami International Film Festival is 10 days of provocative cinema and fabulous parties attended by guests from around the globe. Love the red carpet? See a CINEDWNTWN gala screening . Like films about food? Sink your teeth into one of our mouth-watering Culinary Cinema pairings. Can’t get enough of the Oscars? Attend a master class with … +

News

Vik Muniz: Poetics of Perception at Lowe Art Museum

Feb 7, – Apr 19, 2015

The Brazilian-born Muniz is known for the startling materials he uses in the production of his stunning images. By employing diverse materials such as toys, diamonds, garbage and magazine clippings, the artist creates tableaux, which are then photographed. Poetics of Perception includes elements of several of his renowned bodies of work, including Diamond Divas, Pictures of Chocolate, Pictures of Junk, Pictures of … +

Events

ESCAPE: THE HEYDAY OF CARIBBEAN GLAMOUR by Hermes Mallea

Dec 2nd, 2014. 7:00 pm

The University of Miami Libraries and Books & Books invite you to a presentation of the book ESCAPE: THE HEYDAY OF CARIBBEAN GLAMOUR by Hermes Mallea In his latest book, Escape: The Heyday of Caribbean Glamour, author and architect Hermes Mallea celebrates the well-preserved glamour of warm-weather destinations in the Caribbean and Florida, from the great estates of ambitious patrons to the … +

Museums

Frost Art Museum presents Wang Qingsong: Adinfinitum

Through Jan 18, 2015

Recognized worldwide as one of China’s most innovative artists, Wang Qingsong is based in Beijing and was born in 1966 at the start of the Cultural Revolution. The artist has been invited to Miami for the opening reception and will speak at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 8. ADinfinitum features giant photographic masterpieces the artist stages in huge spaces such as movie … +

Dance

Alma de Tango Celebrates 5 Years at The Biltmore Hotel with Annual Night of Glitz & Glamour

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Alma de Tango cordially invites you to join as we celebrate five years at the Biltmore Hotel with our annual Night of Glitz & Glamour. Ladies come dressed in all things glamorous, and gentlemen in formal tuxedo. The grand extravaganza will be held at no other than in the iconic Biltmore Hotel of Coral Gables grand Country Club Ballroom. It will be … +

Cinema

Coral Gables Cinema presents Woody Allen's Magic in the Moonlight

Through Sep 11, 2014

Woody Allen brings his always "magical touch" to his Gables Cinema smash-hit romantic comedy, Magic in the Moonlight. Set in the south of France during the 1920s, this delightful film with a "supernatural twist" tells the story of a master magician trying to expose a psychic medium as a fake. Colin Firth plays an egotistical Englishman who moonlights as a world famous … +

News

Panoply: Paintings, Photographs and Sculpture at ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries

Through September 2014

ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries in Coral Gables Presents Panoply: Paintings, Photographs and Sculpture. As suggested by its title, Panoply is a wide-ranging selection of more than two dozen colorful abstractions by eleven artists from six countries: the United States, Cuba, England, Egypt, Mexico and Venezuela. Panoply: Paintings, Photographs and Sculpture, Part I (from May 2 through Sep 2014), will feature works by Bassmi, … +