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

Xaviera Simmons exhibit solo at David Castillo Gallery

April 22 - July 3, 2021

David Castillo presents In the dim light pressing deeply against each other: Xaviera Simmons’ seventh solo exhibition with the gallery. The show features a new body of text and color field paintings by the artist. In a cinematic treatment of the sensual relationships between feeling, perception, and language, Simmons’ paintings evoke the pleasures of landscapes in their natural, manmade, and abstracted forms. … +

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. … +

News

David Castillo presents Split, the first solo exhibition of Yesiyu Zhao

April 22 - July 3, 2021. DC Triangle

The exhibition brings together a selection of highly symbolic and quasi-autobiographical paintings that draw from American and Chinese histories, as well as the artist’s personal experiences, to lay bare, examine, and question the positioning of queer people and of those considered foreign or Other within the West. These works are pervaded by recurring imageries of Chinese soldiers who express queer love, individuals … +

Music

Nu Deco at New World Center ft. Robert Glasper

Mar 13 - 14, 2020. 8:00pm

Nu Deco returns to New World Center for our annual commission project. The concert will feature the world-premiere orchestral work by Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and composer, Robert Glasper. The performance will also include the second movement of Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5, Terry Riley’s In C, and a new suite of music of James Brown. Program SERGEI PROKOFIEV – SYMPHONY NO. 5, MVMT. … +

News

World Premiere of “The Cubans” at Colony Theatre

Wed Jan 23, 2019 - Sun Feb 16, 2020

The mission of developing and presenting new work by Miami artists continues with the debut of the first play by Cuban-American playwright and actor Michael Leon. The Cubans turns the classic American family drama into a quintessential Miami story – a poignant, humorous exploration of the fraught generational dynamics and struggle for identity in a Cuban-American family. When Christy returns to Miami for a … +

Performing Arts

Moscow’s Ballet in The Nutcracker at The Fillmore

Mon Dec 30, 2019

A celebration of Christmas taking North America by storm! Marking the 25th Anniversary Tour, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker features over-the-top production and world class Russian artists. Larger than life Puppets, Nesting Dolls and gloriously hand-crafted costumes bring the Christmas spirit to life. Gather the family and see why the press is raving “Knock Out!” – New York Times “Christmas Cheer!” – … +

Performing Arts

World Premiere of "The Cubans" at Colony Theatre

Jan 23 - Feb 16, 2020

As part of Miami New Drama’ mission of developing and presenting new work by Miami artists continues, the first play by Cuban-American playwright and actor Michael Leon debuts.  The Cubans turns the classic American family drama into a quintessential Miami story – a poignant, humorous exploration of the fraught generational dynamics and struggle for identity in a Cuban-American family. When Christy returns to … +

Music

Willy Colón in Concert -one night only- at The Fillmore

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

William Anthony Colón Román, better known as Willie Colón, is a Nuyorican salsa musician and social activist. Bronx-born of Puerto Rican grandparents, as musician, composer, arranger, singer, and trombonist, as well as producer and director, Colón still holds the all time record for sales, he has created 40 productions that have sold more than thirty million records worldwide. His Asalto Navideño and … +

Music

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: CMS Miami at Colony Theatre

Jan 9-10, 2020

Jan 9, 2020, 8 PM Co-Artistic Directors of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and recipients of Musical America’s Musicians of the Year award, David Finckel and Wu Han are among the most esteemed and influential classical musicians in the world today. The energy, imagination, and integrity they bring to their concert performances and artistic projects go unmatched. “Mr. Finckel and … +

Dance

Dance NOW! Miami at Colony Theatre

Dec 21, 2019, 8 PM

Dance NOW! Kicks off its 20th Anniversary Season with a world premiere from founding co-Director Diego Salterini. Salterini uses Earth, Air, Fire and Water as metaphors to investigate personal, societal and global issues. The evening will also include the audience favorite Visions of Unrest from DNM Co-Director Hannah Baumgarten, and work from guest choreographers Angela Gallo, of Coker University and Miami Dance Luminary Daniel … +

Museums

Bass Museum presents MICKALENE THOMAS: Better Nights

Dec 1, 2019 - Sep 27, 2020

Inspired by the local New Jersey play ‘Put a Little Sugar in my Bowl’ organized and performed by the artists’ mother, friends, and family as well as the parties hosted by the artist’s mother in the late 1970s, Mickalene Thomas: Better Nights is an installation that will transform the galleries into an immersive art experience for the duration of the exhibition. The … +

Music

Chopin Salon: Sean Kennard at La Gorce Country Club

Nov 24, 2019, 4 PM

The beautiful music of Chopin performed by some of today’s finest artists in a lovely Country Club ballroom with an intimate gathering of other classical music enthusiasts. A social wine reception following the concert where you can mix and mingle with other guests and the artists. After beginning studies with Graf, Sean Kennard won various other prizes in piano competitions, including the … +

Museums

Breakfast in the Park with Petah Coyne by Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Sun Dec 8, 2019

The annual Breakfast in the Park is an official Art Basel Miami Beach event. Each year since 2004, the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum has welcomed guests to enjoy a complimentary breakfast, a lecture by a noted sculptor, and guided tours of our Sculpture Park and exhibitions. This event is free and open to the public. Contemporary sculptor and photographer Petah … +

Music

MADONNA’ Madame X Tour comes to The Fillmore

Sat Dec 14, 2019 - Thu Dec 19, 2019

Madame X Tour will mark her 14th studio album following her last record, Rebel Heart, released in 2015. The release was jam-packed with hits from, “Living for Love,” “Ghosttown,” to fan-favorite, “Bitch I’m Madonna.”  Rebel Heart included various collaborations with an eclectic group of performers, including Nicki Minaj, Chance the Rapper and Mike Tyson. With that said, fans can expect the “Queen of Pop,” to … +

Visual Arts

Implanted by Artist Sara Averbook Kaplan at Miami Beach Botanical Garden

Through Nov 21, 2019

Artist Sara Averbook Kaplan is a visual artist and arts activator based in Miami, FL. As a South Florida native, Kaplan feels a responsibility to bring a resurgence of magic, consciousness and connection to nature to her city and community. With The Miami Beach Botanical Garden as her current muse Kaplan is creating a coloring book and painting exhibition based on the … +

Music

2019 FIU Music Festival: Vadym Kholedenko

Fri Nov 8 at 8:00pm

Concert pianist Vadym Kholodenko, Gold Medalist in the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, performs an electrifying concert of Mozart, Beethoven, and Chopin. Co-presented by Friends of Chamber Music of Miami. Vadym Kholodenko is fast building a reputation as one of the most musically dynamic technically gifted performers of the new generation of pianists, praised by the Philadelphia Enquirer in his performance … +

Events

Rapcaviar Live at The Fillmore

Thu Oct 24, 2019

Spotify’s RapCaviar Live is returning to the stage, in Miami. The show will include Megan Thee Stallion, Trina, Kash Doll, Saweetie, Melii, and more. Following the launch of RapCaviar Live in 2017, Spotify continues to showcase some of today’s hottest rappers to their biggest fans around the country. Produced in partnership with Live Nation Urban, RapCaviar Live is inspired by Spotify’s highly influential … +

Cinema

SHADOWS by John Cassavetes screening at Miami Beach Cinematheque this October

Wed Oct 2, 2019 - Wed Oct 30, 2019

SHADOWS isn’t America’s first indie feature film, but it may be its first mature one — the first to put everything on the line for its uncompromising modern approach to style and subject matter. As he follows the lives of three black Manhattanite siblings (with a breakout performance by Lelia Goldoni), Cassavetes gives each actor room to shape their character like a … +

Museums

LARA FAVARETTO: Blind Spot at the BASS Museum

Dec 1, 2019 - Apr 19, 2020

Incorporating paintings, sculpture and interactive installations, Lara Favaretto: Blind Spot presents an arrangement of new and recent works alongside ongoing series from the artist’s practice. The exhibition also features a new, site-specific work commissioned for the museum’s permanent collection. Favaretto embraces the idea of constant change, creating works of art and situations that are in flux. Though often humorous and playful, her … +

Art Fairs

Exhibitor List for NADA Miami 2019 Released!

Dec 2019

Here is a most anticipated list of galleries and projects participating  in NADA Miami 2019. New comers include Gasworks (of London), Galeria Alegria (Madrid), and Galerie Iragui (Moscow). Full exhibitor list follows. 14a, Hamburg 56 Henry, New York 80m2 Livia Benavides, Lima AA|LA Gallery, Los Angeles Adams and Ollman, Portland Alden Projects™, New York Galeria Alegria, Madrid Althuis Hofland Fine Arts, Amsterdam … +

Music

Thievery Corporation comes to The Fillmore

Wed Nov 6, 2019

Thriving for over 20 years without a radio hit, a big budget video, or major label backing Moreover, have managed to do high-profile TV appearances, own and operate their own independent label since day one, sell several million albums and continue to expand their fan base across the globe each year. They’ve collaborated with such uniquely famed artists David Byrne, Perry Farrell, … +

Performing Arts

The Bridge of San Luis Rey at The Colony Theatre

Thu Oct 24, 2019

Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel adapted by five time Obie Award-winning actor and playwright David Greenspan, turning this richly multi-faceted tale, of five travelers in colonial Peru hurled to their deaths by a collapsing bridge, into a wryly lyrical fable of fate, love, and the transformative magic of theater. “There is a land of the living and a land of the … +