Events

Adrienne Arsht Center presents Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club

Thursday, Oct 22, 2015, 8:00 PM

Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club has been touring the globe in different forms and combinations since 1997. They will take to the road one final time with a series of concerts and related cultural events that will celebrate the Orquesta’s storied journey as ambassadors for Cuban Music. Coming almost two decades after the release of the original Grammy-winning, self-titled LP, the new … +

Music

Seraphic Fire presents Schubert: Mass in G

Oct 14 - Oct 18, 2015

Seraphic Fire opens their 14th Season (2015-2016) with New York-based period instrumental ensemble the Sebastians in a combination of contemporary and canon: a newly-commissioned work by young American composer Jake Runestad, along with Franz Schubert’s Mass in G Major. Oct 14, 2015, 7:30pm St. Sophia Cathedral (Miami) Oct 16, 2015, 7:30pm St. Philip’s Episcopal (Coral Gables) Oct 17, 2015, 8:00pm All Saints … +

Dance

Miami City Ballet presenting George Balanchine's Swan Lake

Oct 23 – Nov 15, 2015

Miami City Ballet on its 2015-2016 Season presents Swan Lake, the most famous of all ballets, its name practically synonymous with the art form. Miami City Ballet is excited to be bringing back to our audiences the glorious version of Acts Two and Four – the “white acts” – that George Balanchine created in 1951 for Maria Tallchief and New York City … +

Music

MISO Grand Season Opening at Adrienne Arsht Center

Oct 4, 2015, 6:00 pm

The Miami Symphony Orchestra is proud to announce a spectacular 27th season (2015-2016) Opening featuring works by Mozart, Sibelius and Brahms. Celebrate Eduardo Marturet’s 10th season leading the Miami Symphony with one of Schubert’s most beloved orchestral works, his “Unfinished” Symphony, also MISO’s Composer-in-Residence Tulio Cremisini premieres his latest composition “Echoes”. The four upcoming concerts feature concertos for the piano, electric guitar … +

News

City Theatre and Island City Stage present Shorts Gone Wild 3

Aug 6 – Sep 13, 2015

Celebrating City Theatre’s 20th Anniversary Season Shorts Gone Wild 3 brings eight stylistically diverse short plays to life. Presenting 6 actors, 8 playwrights and 4 directors. The plays in Shorts Gone Wild 3 explore sexual orientation and experimentation, where life choices lead, the ache of betrayal and more, through a combination of humor and truth. Aug 6 – Sep 6, 2015 Empire … +

Museums

Project Gallery: Nicolas Lobo with The Leisure Pit at PAMM

Through Dec 13, 2015

Commissioned for one of PAMM’s project galleries, The Leisure Pit is a site-based installation encompassing a group of mixed-media sculptures, which the artist cast inside a swimming pool using an experimental process. The ensemble relates to Lobo’s interest in the intersections among cultural, technological, and corporeal systems of consumption. Lobo’s point of departure is a set of concrete forms derived from massive … +

Museums

PAMM presents project The School of the Forest | Miami Campus

Through Oct 9, 2015

This interdisciplinary work by Marjetica Potrč is an endeavor that centers on the kind of elevated, open-air structures commonly used as communal gathering spaces among Amazonian forest communities. Marjetica Potrč encompasses community-based, participatory projects, as well as gallery installations referencing architectural conditions. These installations represent local organic responses to universal material and social needs, including shelter, energy, water, and communication. Over the … +

News

MDC Live Arts on its 25th Anniversary Season: Conscience under fire

Sep 11-12, 2015, 8:00 pm

On the anniversary of 9/11, a collective of local veterans take the stage in an original spoken word theater piece that is both powerful and humorous. The show, which features group and solo work, speaks to the vets’ process of transforming Post Traumatic Stress into Post Traumatic Growth. This fully-staged theatrical production is a commissioned work that grew out of an MDC … +

Museums

Iman Issa: Heritage Studies at PAMM

Through Sept 27, 2015

Issa will present a new body of works drawn from a larger series entitled Heritage Studies. Issa’s multimedia works explore the relationship between history, memory, language, and objects. Issa’s modest but beautifully crafted objects, short videos, snapshot-like photographs, and accompanying texts use language and juxtaposition to create ambiguous, but resonant tableaus. These sculptures represent a shift in scale for the artist and … +

Events

Adrienne Arsht Center: The Music of Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, Oct 15, 2015, 8:00 pm

The Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra presents the elegant and soothing music of imperial courts. Most of the concert features original works composed for Chinese instruments, leading the melody on top of a full Western orchestra. The concert features solo performances by a few of the world’s top classical Chinese singers. Traditional Chinese drama and early European opera shared the same singing technique, … +

News

Robert Thiele shows UNTITLED at MDC Museum of Art + Design

Sep 4 - Nov 8, 2015

UNTITLED (3 for 8), is an exhibition of sculptures and wall constructions by one of Miami’s most influential artists, Robert Thiele. The exhibition is organized by the Museum and curated by guest curator Tyler Emerson-Dorsch. There’s a quiet intensity that has marked Thiele’s artwork since he first arrived in Miami in 1966, who became an art instructor at Miami Dade College, where … +

Museums

MDC Museum of Art + Design: Robert Huff 47 Years

Sep 4 - Nov 8, 2015

Through this exhibition, MDC Museum of Art +Design pays tribute to one of Miami’s homegrown pioneers through a retrospective of pivotal works spanning his prolific career: Robert Huff. In 2014, the Miami art community mourned the great loss of Robert Huff, an exceptional artist and teacher to many. Spanning nearly fifty years, the two- and three-dimensional works in Robert Huff: 47 Years … +

Museums

No Boundaries: Aboriginal Australian Contemporary Abstract Painting at PAMM

Sep 17, 2015 – Jan 3, 2016

This exhibition brings together the work of nine Aboriginal Australian artists: Paddy Bedford, Janangoo Butcher Cherel, Tommy Mitchell, Ngarra, Boxer Milner Tjampitjin, Warlimpirrnga Tjapaltjarri, Tjumpo Tjapanangvka, Billy Joongoorra Thomas, and Prince of Wales (Midpul). Each of these men is a leader within their community, their works explore complex and innovative modes of abstraction. Relating to cultural systems, religious beliefs, and social structures, … +

News

Jacqueline Falcone's Bed and Breakfast at Locust Roundtables

Sep 1, 2015 7:00 pm

As a part of Locust Roundtables (site-specific work venue), the artist Jacqueline Falcone presents Bed and Breakfast. This piece embraces context and situation-specificity by placing artworks and exhibitions in the intimate setting of Falcone’s private bedroom. This roundtable invites us to consider the presentation of art outside of the traditional contexts of museums or galleries and the impact that has upon the … +

News

Actions Between Territories: Public talk by Christopher Cozier in Cannonball

Aug 26, 2015. 7:00pm

Cannonball Artist-in-Residence Christopher Cozier will speak about the potential free/play spaces that Caribbean artists are constantly imagining. As the established idea of the Caribbean—as a viable fiction; as a site of exchanges—is an old, owned product traded between various beneficiaries that predominantly seek to control and exclude, Caribbean artists generate defiant spaces that fall between categorizations and established properties. Resisting the on-going … +

Events

Symposium Speaks: The Internet and Conceptual Art Films in Cannonball

Aug 5, 2015 7:00pm

In this Symposium Speaks event, filmmaker and multimedia artist Juan Carlos Zaldivar joins MFDP Program Manager Ronald Baez via Skype from L.A. to lead an in-depth discussion seeking to explore the concepts, structures, and exhibition design of a wide range of contemporary works, Baez and Zaldivar will lead an open discussion aimed towards understanding how the Internet may continue to be a … +

News

Public talk by artist Alice Miceli in Cannonball

Aug 12, 2015, 7 pm

Cannonball Artist-in-Residence and current CIFO Grant and Commissions Award-winner Alice Miceli will present an artist’s talk on recent works that explore the phenomenon of impenetrable places that, even in our globalized world, remain somehow off the map. Introducing various works, including her current research into minefields, the talk will ultimately focus on a recent project centered on the creation of visualization patterns … +

News

Dimensions Variable presents Voleur

Aug 14, 2015 at 8 pm

Dimensions Variable presents Voleur (thief), a two day performance by Jamilah Sabur and Andy Robert for a performance each day. This performance is a tribute to Marie Vieux Chauvet who was a Haitian novelist, poet and playwright. Born and educated in Port-au-Prince, her most famous works are the novels Fille d’Haïti (1954), La Danse sur le Volcan (1957), Fonds des Nègres (1961), … +

News

History Miami exhibits Awakening Jamaica

Aug 6, 2015, 5:30 pm

On Jamaican Independence Day, be among the first guests to view this unique exhibit featuring more than 50 prints of Jamaica photographed in 1891 by Valentine & Sons of Dundee, Scotland. Archival items related to the studio and the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair, where the prints were first displayed, will also be on view. Light hors d’oeuvres and music will round out … +

News

MDC Museum of Art + Design shows Journeys: A Dialogue with Time. New works from Florencio Gelabert

Jun 11 - Aug 16, 2015

Since his initial works from Cuba in the early 80’s, Florencio Gelabert continues to look for ways of expression that go beyond the traditional standards of sculpture, using unconventional materials and forms, and deconstructing the actual concept of sculpture. His efforts have focused on the creation of sculptures and installations that incorporate elements extracted from nature, utilitarian objects and architectural fragments. This … +

News

Microtheater at Centro Cultural Español

Through Aug 30, 2015

Microtheater is a revolutionary way to experience Theatre proposing 7 Original Plays, of 15 min each, holding 6 Showings per night, for 15 audience members in 7 containers. The audience choose how many plays they want to see and how much they want to spend. This season “Best of Micro” has included more than 60 of our biggest sell-out plays in English … +

Museums

Eugenio Espinoza: Unruly Supports (1970 – 1980)

Mar 19 - Aug 23, 2015

Eugenio Espinoza’s current show features over 50 exceptional works including paintings, photographs, sculptures, postcards and documentation of performances and interventions by the Venezuelan artist. The exhibition focuses on his practice during the decade of the 1970s, highlighting his significance within the Latin American avant-garde of that period. Currently living in Florida, Espinoza is known for his nonfigurative, humorous and irreverent manipulations of … +

News

Project Gallery: Shana Lutker Again Against, A Foot, A Back, A Wall

May 7 - Sep 13, 2015

Since 2012, the artist Shana Lutker has been researching the Surrealist movement. Among the most important European avant-garde groups of the 20th century, the Surrealists explored the unconscious mind and creative expressions that were tied to the irrational. Growing out of the artist’s previous work focused on psychoanalysis, this ongoing project, The History of the Fistfights of the Surrealists (2012–), presents a … +

Museums

PAMM's Project Gallery: Diego Bianchi

Feb 19 - July 26, 2015

Argentinian artist Diego Bianchi has produced a new large-scale installation for PAMM’s project gallery adjacent to the museum’s main entrance. With an underlying sense of loss and an unusual beauty, his dynamic assemblages involve binding, burning, or cementing together these worn objects, creating textured surfaces that dialogue with the work of Antoni Tàpies, concurrently on view at PAMM. Bianchi is known for … +