Events

GroundUP Music Festival 2022

The GroundUP Music Festival, set to take place once again at the historic oceanside North Beach Bandshell in Miami Beach, Florida, May 6-8, 2022, is pleased to announce the impressive lineup of renowned musicians and bands taking the stage for GroundUP’s highly anticipated fifth annual event. Tickets are available now. Joining festival founders and four-time Grammy award-winning collective Snarky Puppy, who will … +

Music

Miguel Gutierrez and Rodrigo Cuevas: Double Bill event at The North Beach Bandshell

Apr 15, 2022 8:00 p.m.

This double-billed event will feature an evening of two musical performances starting with Sadonna by Miguel Gutierrez; and followed by Trópico de Covadonga, an appropriation of folklore, myths, and legends of northern Spain through the music of the Asturian queer musician Rodrigo Cuevas. Sadonna by Miguel Gutierrez at North Beach BandshellApr 15, 2022 8:00 p.m. S This musical project is precisely what … +

Events

Out In The Tropics 2022

April 7th to May 7th, 2022 | Various Venues

FUNDarte presents Out in the Tropics 2022. This year we are happy to announce a comprehensive program of live events featuring diverse artistic disciplines and poetics. Miami audiences will be able to enjoy Corporeal Decorum (premiere) choreographed by Liony Garcia (Miami); Réquiem por un Alcavarán by Lukas Avendaño (Mexico); a double-bill musical performance featuring Sadonna, by Miguel Gutierrez (New York) and Trópico … +

Cinema

X screens at O, Cinema South Beach

From March 18 - 24, 2022

In 1979 some young filmmakers set out to make an adult film in rural Texas, but when their reclusive, elderly hosts catch them in the act, the cast members find themselves in a fight for their lives. Written and directed by acclaimed genre filmmaker Ti West, this wild slasher stars Mia Goth, Jenna Ortega, Martin Henderson, Brittany Snow, and Scott Mescudi (aka … +

Music

Cuba virtuoso Orlando Alonso plays Bach at New World Symphony

Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 7:30pm

On the 300th Anniversary of the publication of this monumental work, Pianist Orlando Alonso will perform the Well-Tempered Clavier Part I composed by Johann Sebastian Bach. Introductions and conversation with Musicologist Frank Cooper. Cuban born pianist and conductor Orlando Alonso has already established a flourishing international reputation through his orchestral and recital performances in North America, South America, and Europe. Noted for … +

Music

Sphinx Virtuosi: Tracing Visions at New World Symphony

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at 7:30pm

Tracing Visions sets out to challenge and evolve our “classical “canon by illuminating a new pathway for listening, sharing, and artistic expression. As we trace visions of the past, we summon Ginastera’s epic work for strings. We revel in the sounds of gospel and Cuban dance music. We seek to tell a more complete story of America through the voice of Xavier … +

Music

Then and Now: Rebekah Heller live at New World Symphony

Sunday, March 20, 2022 at 2:00pm

Artistic Director Emeritus, NWS alumna Rebekah Heller returns to New World Symphony to share works by today’s visionaries and yesterday’s trailblazers. From Hannah Kendall’s scenes of World War I to Ruth Crawford Seeger’s playful Suite, the pieces explore myriad emotions and techniques. Johannes Brahms’ Piano Quintet is often called the crown of his chamber music. Rebekah Heller is an artist whose work … +

Events

The New 2022 Annual HUMP! Film Festival Featuring All-New Sexy Shorts!

From April 15 - 21, 2022

HUMP! is a festival of short erotic films curated by sex-advice columnist Dan Savage. The films shown at HUMP! are always surprising — they can be hardcore, soft-core, comedic, serious, animated, musical — but all HUMP! films are made by real people, for real people. HUMP! filmmakers and stars put their ultimate turn-ons and craziest fantasies up on the screen for all … +

Music

New Works for Percussion and Piano featuring Pathos Trio

Monday, March 14, 2022 at 7:00pm

Enjoy a program of new works by young composers that combines aesthetics of both the classical and contemporary genres with dark, dense sounds. Hear raw, edgy, and powerful soundscapes in the music of Alyssa Weinberg, Alison Yun-Fei Jiang, Alan Hankers, Finola Merivale, Gene Koshinski, and Evan Chapman, performed by members of the Pathos Trio, including NWS Percussion Fellow Marcelina Suchocka and From the Top alumna Dasha … +

Events

Tomorrow! Global Cuba Fest 2022 Closing Night

March 12th, 2022

FUNDarte and Miami Light Project present a double-bill concert featuring Jorge Luis Pacheco and Carlos Averhoff Jr. with Special Guest Artists on March 12th at 8:00 p.m for the Global Cuba Fest 2022 Closing Night at Miami Dade County Auditorium. Global Cuba Fest Closing Night MARCH 12th – Miami Dade County Auditorium The Closing Night of the XV edition of the Global … +

Cinema

Only Lovers Left Alive screens at O, Cinema South Beach

Wed, Apr 13th 7:00PM

Lucky is a young woman who embarks on an Oz-style adventure into the dreamworld of CAPRICE, her favorite fashion magazine. Director Joanna Hogg’s graduation film, starring a then-unknown 26-year-old Tilda Swinton stretches away from the minimalism that would define her later career. A Technicolor surreal dream paying homage to the legendary Powell & Pressburger’s RED SHOES and cheekily crossing paths with the … +

News

Tilson Thomas resigns from New World Symphony

Thursday March 3, 2022

Michael Tilson Thomas Is stepping down as artistic director of the New World Symphony, the Miami Beach based musical academy that he co-founded with cruise magnate and philanthropist Ted Arison. In an open letter, Tilson Thomas revealed, for the first time, details of his previously reported health crisis. Past August, he underwent brain surgery, followed by a regimen of radiation and chemotherapy … +

Art Fairs

Superfine: A New Art Week in Miami Beach

March 10 - 13, 2022

One of Miami Art Week’s largest fairs returns this March with more than 400 artists, half of whom call South Florida home. The open-air art show takes place at 1111 Lincoln Road, where hundreds of works will make their Miami debut. Superfine is an art fair, “where people who love art can collect without barriers,” says Alex Mitow, cofounder and a Miami … +

Visual Arts

Jillian Mayer’s CURRENT YEAR at David Castillo Gallery

Through April 2, 2022

URRENT YEAR meditates on the state of the present as a landscape that is created, transmitted, and understood through lenses and screens. In this exhibition, Mayer presents glass across a diversity of sculptural contexts—as irregularly-shaped, multi-colored panes suspended from the gallery’s ceiling, the walls, and from metal and fiberglass objects—to address its intrinsic vulnerabilities and contradictions, its ubiquity and evolution as a … +

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 … +