From April 26 through May 5, 2013. The Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (MGLFF) commemorates its quince this year by celebrating fifteen years of fierce and fabulous queer cinema. As the first, major LGBT film festival of the calendar year, MGLFF sets the tone for the entire LGBT film festival circuit and this year will prove to be no exception, said … +
March 2013. Just in time for spring, Village of Merrick Park, Coral Gables’ premier fashion and lifestyle destination, welcomes the arrival of a new public art installation – bright pink bunnies now appearing throughout the center’s courtyard and public spaces.
From April 17 through 21, 2013. South Beach Comedy Festival returns to Miami Beach for another comedy showcase featuring some of the world’s most favorite entertainers. Now in its eighth year, the South Beach Comedy Festival continues to grow and remains one of the premiere comedy festivals for top comedic talent and fans across the country.
Backstage at the Fillmore. April 17, 2013, 7:00 & 9:30 p.m. For the third time, and yes it’s the charm, Miami’s own Mad Cat Theatre Company will open the South Beach Comedy Festival! This time the troupe is back with an eccentric cast of characters in Charming Acts of Misery, a new comedy written by company member Jessica Farr and directed by … +
New World School of the Arts presents "Rising Stars", a Spectacular Visual Arts and Performance Showcase
March 15, 2013. Rising Stars, a professionally staged, energy-packed, one-of-a-kind performance, presents the extraordinary talent of high school and college students from New World School of the Arts, Florida’s premier arts institution.
Coral Gables Congregational Church. March 13, 2013, 7:30 p.m. For Jessica Alba becoming a mom was the most profound, life-changing and eye-opening experience of her life. Upon becoming pregnant with her daughter Honor (now four), Alba set out to create a healthy environment for her family and herself.
Opening reception: March 8, 2013.From March 8 through June 23, 2013. In partnership with the 2013 Year of Italian Culture, the Coral Gables Museum has several exhibitions and events planned including a beautiful new exhibit, Italy in Motion, which features Italian designed modes of transportation including Ferraris, Vespas, Fiats, Ducatis and custom made bicycles.
Opening reception: March 5, 2013, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Unique and beautiful imagery captured by internationally acclaimed French photographer and artist, Arno Elias, is making its debut in Miami this March. Markowicz Fine Art Gallery in Miami’s Design District is hosting an exclusive exhibit and cocktail event of Arno Elias’ The Lost Series.
From February 6 through March 9, 2013. The Industrial Revolution generated a dialogue between artist and technology, which continues in La Maison du Désir/The House of Desire, a collaborative installation by artists Lea Nickless and Conrad Hamather.
February 14 through 24, 2013. A romantic moonlit Valentine’s concert kicks off the Deering Estate Festival of the Arts at the historic Estate with events and programs from February 14th through 24th. A curated exhibition Speak Now, places artistic interjections throughout the grounds, one-night only art events, classical and chamber ensemble concerts, walk and talk Curator’s tour, and a spectacular closing Red … +
From February 14 through 18, 2013. Following its successful inaugural edition, the Art Wynwood Fair, enthusiastically embraced by the international art dealer community, Miami and the Wynwood Arts District returns for its second year during Presidents Weekend. Art Wynwood takes place in the spacious 100,000-square-foot Art Miami Pavilion, which welcomed more than 60,000 attendees during the 2012 edition of Art Miami.
Opening reception: January 29, 2013, 7:00 p.m. From January 30 through February 28, 2013. The “4th Annual Middle School Art Festival” at Archbishop Curley Notre Dame 6 to 12 Prep gives young artists the chance to experience life as professional artists. More than 30 pieces of work from Miami-Dade Catholic middle school students will be on view through February 18, 2013.
From February 14 through 24, 2013. A romantic moonlit Valentine’s concert kicks off the Deering Estate Festival of the Arts – a ten-day celebration of literary, visual and performing art at the historic Estate with events and programs from February 14 – 24, 2013.
January 25 and 26, 2013. 8:00 p.m. Miami Light Project is presenting the Miami premiere of acclaimed Japanese choreographer, Kota Yamazaki in the dance theater work (glowing). Bodies emerge, float, and then disappear into the shadows of a dimly lit architecture. In (glowing), Kota Yamazaki draws inspiration from the great modern writer Jun’ichirō Tanizaki’s essay In’ei Raisan (In Praise of Shadows), which … +
I have to admit: I am embarrassingly delayed. I am writing this short column on my flight to Los Angeles months after visiting Berlin and Rome. But, even if most of the visited exhibitions are over already, the heart of the impressions and experiences still remains the same. It is still worthwhile experiencing both cities, in summer, fall, winter or springtime!
From January 17 through 20, 2013. Monster movie, film noir, romantic drama, musical, crime thriller, futuristic sex fantasia… Holy Motors is all of these and, then again, none of these. It is a ravishing, shape-shifting, fever dream of becoming, unraveling and starting all over again. From celluloid magic to the digital data stream, this epic journey of the soul is all of … +
Miami Beach. From January 18 through 20, 2013. Art Deco Weekend, presented by the Miami Design Preservation League, sees world-famous Ocean Drive even more energized with 300,000 visitors, checking out the local establishments and hundreds of vendors exhibiting their wares. Whether artists, craftsmen, chefs, bartenders, car collectors, or any variety of Art Deco retailers, all showing the best they have to offer.
Louise O. Gerrits Theater. From December 20 through 22, 2012. Ten graduating seniors from New World School of the Arts’ College Theater Program present One-Person Shows as their B.F.A. Senior Project. Writing, acting and producing their own 20-30 minute piece requires “verve and an abundance of creativity and self-reliance” stated David Kwiat, coordinator of the project at NWSA.
Books & Books, Coral Gables. December 8, 2012. 2:00 p.m. She’s excited us with her magnetism as a Bond Girl in the film Live and Let Die; she’s made us cheer for her dance moves on the Emmy-nominated program Dancing with the Stars; she’s made us laugh as the sexually charged wife of Christopher Walken in New Line Cinema’s feature film Wedding … +
From December 5 through 9, 2012. Join emerging artist Rina Dweck from December 5th through 9th, for her Miami Art Week debut at a Breakwater Hotel pop up gallery (940 Ocean Drive), and outdoor exhibition space at Espanola Way (1444 Drexel). The Brooklyn based artist presents Project Face, a yearlong social media exercise in which she diligently shot 365 self-portraits for her … +
Looks, as always, are deceiving. A relatively simple warehouse space littered with Pulp Fiction film posters and postmodern street-level photographs acts as the hub for Lombardi Properties, the signature source of real estate in Wynwood.
Opening reception: December 6, 2012, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.From December 6 through 9, 2012. Primary Projects presents Raneytown, a transformative and joyful show by Miami native, New York-based artist Rebeca Raney. With a world depicted in more than 250 ink and gouache drawings and works on panel, present in the artist’s playful imagery of hybrid animals, flora and fantastical people is the … +
Exploring the Boundaries Between Art, Interior Design, Industrial Design, and FashionFrom November 29 through December 8, 2012. Glottman continues its tradition of celebrating the relationship between the arts and design in our contemporary lifestyle. This year he is featuring an installation in collaboration with trendsetting German/Swedish, textile firm Kinnasand (kinnasand.de) and vanguard Italian lighting company Viabizzuno (viabizzuno.com)
Opening November 2012. The James Royal Palm has announced the opening of a new “Cultural Collection” in partnership with New World Symphony, YoungArts, the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, and public school fashion design house, which will unite some of Miami’s best organizations and will provide a new approach to Miami hospitality.