Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

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 … +


South Beach Comedy Festival

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.


Coral Gables Museum presents “Italy in Motion”

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.


Deering Estate Festival of the Arts: A Ten-Day Celebration of Literary, Visual and Performing Art

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 … +

Art Fairs

Art Wynwood Fair

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.  


Esteemed Miami Art Professionals serve as jurists for ACND Prep’s 4th Annual Middle School Art Show

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.


Miami Light Project presents Kota Yamazaki

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 … +


Berlin & Rome: Happy summer days forever

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!


Holy Motors at O Cinema Wynwood

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 … +


Art Deco Weekend

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.


New World School of the Arts presents One-Person Shows by Ten Graduating College Seniors

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.


Brooklyn-based artist Rina Dweck presents Project Face

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 … +


Primary Projects presents Raneytown

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 … +


Glottman presents "The Manichini Dance", A Two-Act Installation

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 ( and vanguard Italian lighting company Viabizzuno (


The New James Royal Palm’s Cultural Collection

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.