Visual Arts

ICA Miami presents a survey of site-specific installations from 1980 to 1998 by Betye Saar

Oct 21, 2021 – Apr 17, 2022

Rooted in the artist’s critical focus on Black identity and intersectional feminism as well as the racialized and gendered connotations of found objects, Saar’s installations expand on her celebrated repertoire and offer broadened insight into ritual, spirituality and cosmologies in relation to the African American experience and the African diaspora. Saar’s intimately scaled works of the 1960s and 1970s––poignant examinations of race … +

News

Nick Dear’s FRANKENSTEIN premieres at the Arsht

From October 14 - 31, 8:00 p.m.

One of the great horror stories of all time, Mary Shelley’s classic tale of gods and monsters still fascinates 200 years after its 1818 publication! First presented at the National Theatre in London, where it was directed by Danny Boyle and starred Benedict Cumberbatch, Nick Dear’s adaptation is highly theatrical and surprisingly relevant. Employing striking images and beautifully poetic language, the play … +

Music

Jonas Kaufmann in recital at the Arsht

Thursday, October 14 - 8:00 p.m.

Jonas Kaufmann is among the world’s most acclaimed tenors. Born in Munich, Kaufmann has been an international star since a breakout appearance in 2006 at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Singing in German, Italian, French, and English, Kaufmann has performed lead roles in Otello, Tosca, Andrea Chénier, Carmen, Werther, Die Walküre, Lohengrin, and many other classic operas at venues such as … +

Music

Chucho Valdés: The Creation with the Yoruban Orchestra at the Arsht

Friday, November 5, 8:00 p.m.

Great Cuban pianist and composer Jesús “Chucho” Valdés presents La Creación (The Creation), his new work for big band, Afro-Cuban percussion, and vocals. A suite in four movements, La Creación explores the story of creation according to the Regla de Ocha, the Afro-Cuban religion known as Santería. It is an extraordinary testament to an extraordinary career. “This new work represents the accumulation … +

Music

MAINLY MOZART FESTIVAL returns this Saturday with Violinist Kevin Zhu’s debut in Miami

Sat, Sep 11, 4:00pm - Sun, Sep 12, 2:00pm

Twenty-year-old violinist Kevin Zhu is a recipient of the 2021 Avery Fisher Career Grant. He has amassed an outstanding record of concert performances and competition wins since he began playing violin at age three. Praised for his “awesome technical command and maturity” (The Strad) and “absolute virtuosity, almost blinding in its incredible purity” (L’ape musicale), Kevin regularly performs on the world’s largest … +

News

Joseph Holtzman at Nina Johnson Gallery

September 23rd - January 15th, 2022 Downstairs Gallery

Holtzman’s ghost-like paintings rendered on stone surfaces elicit a haunted sense of memory in the viewer. The long-lived spirits of both fictional and historic realms co-mingle. The smooth nature of the stone allows the viewer to feel as though the paint is moving in real-time, sliding across a picture plane in an animated gesture, where the images drift onto their monolithic backings. … +

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ICA Miami presents Dalton Gata: The Way We’ll Be

May 14 – Nov 21, 2021

Ground Floor / Ray Ellen and Allan Yarkin Gallery The first solo museum presentation for Cuban-born, Puerto Rico-based artist Dalton Gata (b. 1977, Santiago de Cuba) features his surrealistic installations across media, which explore his personal experiences, queer and popular culture, and psychological and mythical symbols. The artist’s recent focus on metaphysical still-lifes is reflected through newly commissioned paintings and sculpture that depict symbolic … +

Music

Sol and The Tribu. Live on the Plaza

May 7 at 7:30 p.m.

Sol and The Tribu is a group of Cuban musicians who blend traditional Caribbean music and modern technology with a Miami twist. As ambassadors of the New Miami Sound, they pride themselves on what makes Miami “The Magic City,” with its blend of Caribbean influences and American swamp funk. Sol and The Tribu — “tribu” means tribe — has seven members, but … +

News

David Castillo presents Ada M. Patterson: Looking For “Looking For Langston

April 22 - July 3, 2021 DC Media

Set in a surreal, atemporal reality, Looking for “Looking for Langston” follows two characters, a sailor and a sea captain, stranded on a beach and gazing longingly at the horizon offshore; the horizon set before them, and its unfixed nature in separating the sea from the sky, is representative of an unreachable destination and of things outside of one’s grasp. Ada M. … +

Dance

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida closes its season with its Spring Gala this weekend

Sun, Apr 25, 2021 - 5:00 PM

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida, under the direction of Ballet Master Vladimir Issaev concludes its season with an eclectic and demanding repertoire that only high-quality dancers can perform. Excerpts of La Bayadere, Flower Festival, Donizetti Variations by Vladimir Issaev and a new contemporary work “Corpus” by novel choreographer Lusian Hernandez to the Rondo à la Krakowiak in F major, Op. 14 of … +

Cinema

Nina Wu available virtually at Coral Gables Art Cinema

Available Virtually from 4/16

After toiling for years in bit-parts, aspiring actress Nina Wu (Ke-Xi Wu, who also co-wrote the script based on her own personal experiences) finally gets her big break with a leading role in a spy thriller set in the 1960s. The part, which calls for nudity and explicit sex scenes, is made all the more challenging thanks to the director’s unending belittlements. … +

Music

Nicole Henry in Concert – It Never Entered My Mind

May 12, 2021 at 07:45 pm - 10:00 pm

Gold Coast Jazz presents the acclaimed jazz vocalist Nicole Henry in concert.  It Never Entered My Mind is Nicole’s heartfelt and soulful spin on jazz standards that originated as show tunes from 1930-1950s Broadway musicals. – including such writers as Rodgers & Hart; Irving Berlin, Jimmy Van Heusen, and more.  An international award-winning jazz vocalist, MS Henry is one of the most … +

Music

Cuba Symphonic featuring The Alonso Brothers with the Symphony Orchestra

Mar 26, 2021 at 08:00 pm

Miami-Dade County Auditorium and Dranoff International 2 Piano Foundation are pleased to present Cuba Symphonic featuring The Alonso Brothers with the Symphony Orchestra. Miami-Dade County Auditorium and Dranoff International 2 Piano Foundation are pleased to present Cuba Symphonic featuring virtuoso pianists and Cuban brothers, Orlay and Orlando Alonso, in an immersive experience that places the audience at the center of the “Golden … +

Cinema

This January: Supernova at Coral Gables Art Cinema

Opens January 29

“[Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci] are on magnificent form in a drama about love and mortality that is all the more powerful for its restraint.” —Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian Sam (Colin Firth) and Tusker (Stanley Tucci), partners of twenty years, are travelling across England in their old campervan visiting friends, family and places from their past. Following a life-changing diagnosis, their time … +

Events

Japanese Spring Festival at Miami Beach Botanical Garden

Sun Mar 29, 2020

The Japanese Spring Festival invites guests to experience Japanese culture firsthand through interactive and immersive encounters including thundering performances of Taiko drumming by Fushu Daiko, Ikebana floral design workshops, traditional Japanese tea ceremonies, hands-on origami lessons and a Japanese Marketplace. A family-friendly event, the Japanese Spring Festival also offers a children’s corner featuring storytelling and arts and crafts.

Performing Arts

Zoetic Stage' Gringo Landia at ARSHT

May 13 - 14, 2020

Returning to the country he escaped from 50 years ago, a man returns to Cuba in search of a family heirloom. Accompanied by his non Spanish-speaking son and daughter, the family commences on a journey of closure, truth, and an examination of their cultural identities. Taking place in various locations throughout the island of Cuba, this fascinating new play by a gifted … +

Dance

The White Peacock by Ballet Flamenco La Rosa at Colony Theater

May 23 -24, 2020

The White Peacock, a Flamenco ballet by Ilisa Rosal, inspired by the D. H. Lawrence novel of the same name with three Guest Artists from Spain and four company dancers and musicians at The Colony Theatre. Ballet Flamenco La Rosa is a professional Flamenco company, based in Miami, Florida and made up of dancers and musicians from Spain, Latin America and the U.S. … +

Music

Jazzmeia Horn at Bailey Hall

Sat Mar 21, 2020 at 08:00 pm

Grammy nominated Jazz vocalist Jazzmeia Horn performs at Bailey Hall. Horn is the winner of both the Thelonious Monk Institute Competition and Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition. BUY TICKETS Originally from Dallas, Texas, Jazzmeia Horn became a New Yorker while attending the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. Possessing a luminous gift that the late Jon Hendricks called “… one … +

Dance

Ballet Dr. Ouch! III by Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Mar 7-8, 2020

Opening the Spring season, the company brings “Dr. Ouch! ” a ballet in two acts based on children poems about the fun adventures lived by nice Dr. Ouch while going to Africa to cure ill monkeys. Based on the books of Kornei Chukovsky, the ballet features music of I. Morozov, choreography by Vladimir Issaev and imaginative costumes designed by creative custom designer … +

Museums

George Segal’s Abraham’s Farewell to Ishmael (1987) is on view at PAMM

Nov 22, 2019 - Jul 6, 2020

George Segal’s Abraham’s Farewell to Ishmael (1987) is on view for the first time since a complete restoration. Segal first began making plaster casts from live models in 1961 and was known for his figurative sculptures throughout his career. The hyperrealism of these works renders the figures familiar and emotionally resonant. He did a series of works based on biblical stories, all from the … +

Music

Nu Deco at The Citadel ft. Hurray for the Riff Raff

Jan 24 - 25, 2020. 8:00pm

Nu Deco is back at The Citadel with for a night of music by Steven Freund, Caroline Shaw, and Jonathan Bailey Holland, a special collaboration with the eclectic indie-ensemble Hurray for the Riff Raff featuring Alynda Seggara, and the music of Fleetwood Mac. Program STEVEN FREUND – UNREMIXED CAROLINE SHAW – ENTR’ACTE JONATHAN BAILEY HOLLAND – MOTOR CITY DANCE MIX SPECIAL COLLABORATION FEATURING HURRAY FOR … +

Music

Pianist MISHA DACIĆ plays at Key Biscayne Piano Festival

Fri Feb 14, 2020

Pianist Misha Dacic performs at Key Biscayne Piano Festival, acclaimed for its passion and virtuosity, this one-time-only concert will include a wide program. There will also be an introductory talk by Frank Cooper. RACHMANINOFF Elegie in E flat minor, Op.3 No.1 Melodie in E major, Op.3 No.3 In the Silent Night Op.4 No.3 (Arr.Earl Wild) To Her Op.38 No.2 (Arr.Misha Dacic) Prelude … +

Music

Florida Grand Opera presents Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at Broward Center

Jan 30 - Feb 1, 2020

A love affair goes horribly wrong in a fateful collision of East and West. Set in 1890’s Japan, Puccini’s exotic opera is a heartbreaking story of betrayal, abandonment, and sacrifice. Starring internationally acclaimed soprano Sandra Lopez as Cio-Cio-San who has toured with Andrea Bocelli, and proclaimed “gifted young tenor” by the New York Times, Grammy Award-winner Joshua Guerrero as Lt. Pinkerton. This devastating saga is one of … +

Performing Arts

Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom at Miami-Dade County Auditorium

Feb 7, 2020, 8 PM

Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom tells the moving, true story of Lynda Blackmon Lowery, one of the youngest participants in the Selma to Montgomery march in 1965. Jailed nine times before her fifteenth birthday, Lowery fought alongside Martin Luther King, Jr. to secure the right to vote for African-Americans. The performance lets audiences of all ages experience what it took … +