Events

ArtServe Changemaker Circle – November 2019 Edition

Nov 15, 2019 at 06:30 pm (Fri)

ArtServe is hosting a new monthly networking and strategic planning series for artists, entrepreneurs, creative professionals, service leaders and changemakers who are interested in making a positive and powerful difference in the community through the arts. “As a creative laboratory, ArtServe’s goal is to build an inclusive network of creatives, entrepreneurs, business leaders, social service professionals and forward-thinkers interested in co-creating experimental, innovative … +

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Miami City Ballet opens 2019-2020 Season

Oct 18 - 20, 2019

Miami City Ballet opens their 2019/20 Season in October. The first program for the season includes three works including Balanchine’s own favorite ballet, Stravinsky Violin Concerto; a do-not-miss work by iconic choreographer Paul Taylor, Mercuric Tidings; and the celebrated stage spectacle set in a 1930s speakeasy, Slaughter on Tenth Avenue – a ballet with vaudevillian soul and a recognizable, toe-tapping score.  Program One STRAVINSKY VIOLIN CONCERTOChoreography: … +

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Benise: Fuego at The Center, Coral Springs

Oct 10, 2019

It’s one hot night as Benise, “The Prince of Spanish Guitar,” and his Emmy Award-winning production comes to town. Armed with his Spanish guitar, Benise will take the audience on an unprecedented adventure through Spanish Flamenco, Cuban Salsa, Brazilian Samba, Parisian Waltz, exotic drumming, and more. For Benise, music has always been a journey. From his humble beginnings as a street performer, … +

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Inclusive Ballroom Workshop by Step Change Studios at MDC Koubek Memorial Center

Sat Sep 28, 2019

Join Step Change Studios dancers for a 90-minute ballroom dance workshop. This inclusive workshop will introduce participants to a range of dances such as waltz and cha cha, explore how traditional sequences can be transposed to suit different abilities, introduce a short piece of choreography, and include professional demonstrations. No previous experience of ballroom or Latin dance is required. Footwear and comfortable … +

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The Miami/London Exchange by KPD Dance Company at Koubek Memorial Center

Thu Sep 26, 2019

Produced by Florida’s own groundbreaking integrated dance pioneers, Karen Peterson and Dancers (KPD) in the second edition of Forward Motion Physically Integrated Dance Festival and Conference promises to be even more exciting than its inaugural event.  KPD and Step Change Studios come together for a special Miami/London Dance Exchange performance as part of Miami-Dade County’s International Cultural Exchange Program. The performance will be followed by … +

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2nd Annual Forward Motion Conference at MDC Koubek Memorial Center

Thu Sep 26, 2019

Karen Peterson and Dancers (KPD)  is Florida’s only full-time dance organization that features choreography performed by dancers with and without disabilities and has been a role model for the artistic and disability communities in Miami Dade County for twenty-nine years. Under the dedicated direction of Artistic Director Karen Peterson, the company provides educational programming for students with special needs and provides inclusive … +

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THREAT by Dancer Yusha-Marie Sorzano at YoungArts Jewel Box

Thu Sep 26, 2019

THREAT by Yusha-Marie Sorzano, 2000 YoungArts Winner in Dance and 2019 Artist-in-Residence is the new contemporary dance work-in-development. THREAT investigates emotional coping mechanisms associated with change and the often rebellious actions it can instigate. It draws on samples of protest songs throughout history, pulls from the rhythms of Sorzano’s native Trinidad, and – informed by her experiences as a classical concert choreographer … +

Events

Siudy Garrido’s Flamenco Intimo at Bailey Hall

Saturday, September 14, 2019 7:30 PM

Flamenco Intimo is an original production by renowned flamenco dancer and choreographer and artistic director Siudy Garrido. Flamenco Intimo features original music from composer and flamenco guitarist Jose Luis de la Paz and renowned musical figures in the guitars, singing and percussion, along with a corps de ballet starring six extraordinary dancers. For tickets CLICK HERE

Events

Miami’s International Physically Integrated Dance Festival and Conference​

Fri Sep 27 - Wed Aug 28, 2019

Produced by Karen Peterson and Dancers, the festival is one of the first festivals and conferences anywhere in the world showcasing groundbreaking physically integrated dance companies and choreography. This groundbreaking contemporary dance form – inclusive of those with and without disabilities, on stage, and in the audience – challenges artistic and societal perceptions of what defines physical beauty, and beautiful movement. Forward … +

Performing Arts

Aires de España by Florida Chamber Orchestra at MDCA

Sun Sep 15, 2019

The most famous composers of Classical Music such as Falla, Albéniz, Massenet, selections of Zarzuelas and traditional flamenco dance, performed by FCO accompanying Segovia Ballet Español with principal Spanish dancer Marisol Moreno, soprano Eglise Gutierrez and tenor Peter Alexander Rivera, under the baton of Maestro Marlene Urbay.

Performing Arts

Madero Tango at The Fillmore

Sat Aug 24, 2019

With an impressive LED screen, excellent dancers, two singers and a typical live Argentine Tango Orchestra, this show promise to take the audience in a journey of emotions. This show will allow the audience to know the evolution of the musical genre through history and also to know the newest and modern technological versions of them. The classics are evoked in a … +

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Classic Gala: XXIV International Ballet Festival of Miami at The Fillmore

Sat Aug 17, 2019

XXIV International Ballet Festival of Miami, considered the most important ballet festival in the US. Featuring worldwide prestigious ballet companies represented by their greatest stars from; Italy, Holland, Spain, Argentina, Chile, France, Mexico, Brazil, England, Germany and USA. “A Life for Dance” Lifetime Achievement Award is presented during this Gala to outstanding worldwide renowned Ballet Dancers, Choreographers & Directors, honoring their legacy … +

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Dimension Dance Theatre: An Evening of Premiere Ballets at SMDCAC

Sat Jul 13, 2019 - Sun Jul 14, 2019

Hailed by The New York Times as “athletic, energetic, and sexy,” Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami turns up the summertime heat with an all new, must-see program bookended by two world premiere ballets: “Bolero” by Yanis Pikieris, inspired by Maurice Ravel’s famous work of the same name, and “Equus” by Ariel Rose, set to the intense string compositions of Philip Glass. Main Stage Jul 13, … +

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XXIV International Ballet Festival of Miami: all Programs and Venues

Sat Jul 27-Sun Aug 18, 2019

Considered the most important ballet festival in the US. Featuring world prestigious ballet companies represented by their greatest stars. PROGRAM IInternational Ballet Festival Youth Gala​The Festival has created this performance to educate and promote arts among the community  showcasing national and international talented, promising young  Ballet artists . ​The Festival has created this performance to educate and promote arts among the community  showcasing national and international talented, promising young  Ballet artists . ​MDC Lehman Theater -Aug 4, … +

Cinema

Yuli, Carlos Acosta’ story on film at Tower Theater

Fri Jul 12, 2019

Yuli is the life story of ballet superstar Carlos Acosta, told from three distinct vantage points. As the 11th of 11 children in his low-income family, Yuli (as his father Pedro calls him), demonstrates great physical gifts but rebels against any kind of disciplinary studies, preferring to test his survival skills on Havana’s tough streets. Pedro eventually prevails and enrolls Yuli in the Cuban … +

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Mainly Mozart FEST: Rehearsal In Paris

Jun 29, 2019, 4 PM

A ground-breaking intersection of music, dance and film, this dazzling multi-genre performance will take the audiences on an imaginary journey to Paris. Members of the Miami City Ballet will join phenomenal award-winning classical musicians of the Mainly Mozart Festival in this smart and beautiful meditation on the ephemeral nature of dance.  Ashley Knox, dancerAlexander Peters, dancerEric Trope, choreographerMarina Radiushina, pianoThomas Mesa, celloQianqian Li, violin Ali Habashi, filmmaker

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Fuerza Flamenca at North Beach Bandshell

June 22, 2019, 8 PM

Led by the world-renowned master teacher, choreographer, soloist and Artistic Director Ilisa Rosal, Ballet Flamenco La Rosa (BFLR) presents the spellbinding and earthy power of authentic Flamenco dance at its best. With its spectacular footwork, precise athleticism and vibrant energy, the performance is at once sensual and spiritual, raw and refined, and filled with both restrained passion and electrifying release – making … +

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FUNDarte presents Flamenco Rave II – Nuevo Flamenco

March 9th at 8:30 p.m. and 10th at 6:00 p.m.

FUNDarte in collaboration with The Miami Dade County Auditorium proudly presents Flamenco Rave II – Nuevo Flamenco featuring Sergio de Lope; Diego Guerrero; María Terremoto; and Miguel Ángel Cortés with Dani Bonilla and Lucía Álvarez “La Piñona”, among others. March 9 – 8:30 p.m. & 10 – 6:00 p.m. Miami Dade County Auditorium. Experience the explosive movement and sound of 15 contemporary … +

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Broadway’s Legally Blonde – The Musical at SMDCAC

Saturday, March 9 at 3:00PM & 8:00PM

The official national tour of the Broadway show Legally Blonde – The Musical comes to South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. Fabulously fun and based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde – The Musical follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Action-packed and exploding with memorable songs and dynamic dances – this musical … +

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Zoppé Italian Family Circus at SMDCAC

March 22, 23 and 24, 2019

The Zoppé Italian Family Circus takes family entertainment to new heights, performing Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Match 22, 23 and 24 under the intimate, one-ring Big Top on the Concert Lawn at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. The audience is treated to the best of Old World Italian tradition, with a circus that features acrobatic feats, equestrian showmanship, canine capers, clowning and … +

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Flamenco Master Farruquito at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center

February 2nd | 8:00 p.m

FUNDarte and South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center are proud to present Flamenco Master Farruquito, on Feb. 2nd / 8:00 p.m. at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. Heir to a famed gypsy flamenco dynasty, Farruquito first lit up the stage at age four, alongside his legendary grandfather El Farruco. Since then, he’s been consistently acclaimed as one of flamenco’s greatest performers, and a … +

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Dance Theatre of Harlem at SMDCAC

Sat Jan 26, 2019 - Sun Jan 27, 2019

The Dance of Harlem (DTH), the groundbreaking black classical dance troupe, whose visit to South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center last season – after a nearly 20-year absence – was such a powerful artistic and community event, returns to SMDCAC as part of its 50th Anniversary season a celebration of 50 years of passion, power and perfection. This year’s program features a special … +