Performing Arts

The Bridge of San Luis Rey at Colony Theatre

Thu Oct 24 - Nov 17, 2019

Five time Obie Award-winning actor and playwright David Greenspan adapts Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel, 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 dead,” … +


HAEGUE YANG: In the Cone of Uncertainty opens at the Bass Museum

Nov 2, 2019 - Apr 5, 2020

Bringing together new and existing works spanning the last decade, In the Cone of Uncertainty foregrounds the artist’s consistent curiosity about the world and tireless experimentation with materializing the complexity of identity politics. The exhibition presents a selection of Yang’s oeuvre ranging from blind installations, anthropomorphic sculptures, light sculptures, and mural-like graphic wallpaper pieces, to thematic groupings of works related to certain … +


Faena Festival will return to Miami Beach for its second annual iteration

December 2-8, 2019.

Presented by Faena Art, this year’s Festival, The Last Supper,will explore the connections between religion, spirituality, and food through the presentation of seminal and newly-commissioned works by Zhang Huan, Camille Henrot, Emeka Ogboh, The Propeller Group, Myrlande Constant, Yael Bartana, and Gabriel Chaile, among others. Building on Faena Art’s history of presenting experiential programming that transcends artistic and cultural borders, The Last Supper will reimagine votive traditions and … +


Unrated “Walking on Water” about Christo and the Floating Piers at O Cinema South Beach

Sun Sep 22, 2019

One-time-only unrated screening of WALKING ON WATER, an uncensored look into the process and personal relationships of the renowned artist Christo as he sets out to realize The Floating Piers, a project he conceived many years prior with his late wife Jeanne-Claude. The film, which world premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival, will be followed by a Q&A with director Andrey … +


Suicide Girls’ Blackheart Burlesque in one-night-only at The Fillmore

Fri Sep 27, 2019

SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque is said to be the sexiest, smartest, geekiest, and most fun pop-culture burlesque show! Featuring none other than SuicideGirls themselves, the show has been performed hundreds of times, delighted millions of fans in over six countries, and has been touring since 2003! Now, coming LIVE during the 2019 US Tour! SuicideGirls has been redefining beauty since 2001 with its … +


COLORS Presents “R&B Only” at The Fillmore

Fri Sep 20, 2019

COLORS in an experience company based in LA, bringing to The Fillmore, their R&B only. After this anticipated event was rescheduled, the definite night for R&B lover will be Sep 20. R&B Only is designed to be an experience for music lovers. Created with the aim of going beyond the typical concert night. “I was at too many parties where people were … +


Daniel Caesar in CASE STUDY 01: TOUR’ Concert at The Fillmore

Sun Sep 8, 2019

Daniel Caesar makes R&B that sounds like a dream, ebbing and flowing between waves of gospel eloquence, experimentation, and pop ambition. This outlier presentation established him as a pioneering force on 2017’s Freudian. The breakout album yielded the smash, “Best Part” [feat. H.E.R.], which not only garnered a 2018 GRAMMY® Award in the category of “Best R&B Performance,” but it also clocked … +


Chantil Dukart in Garden Session at Gardens, The Standard

Thu Aug 29, 2019

Join a Garden Sessions as Chantil Dukart merges soul, funk, hip-hop, and jazz with an old-spirit sensibility. Dukart combines jazz with songwriting. Hailing from Alaska with roots in the Tsimshian and Aleut tribes, Chantil draws her depth from the strength and perseverance of her ancestors. She is a jazz pianist with many influences from Bill Evans to Erykah Badu, Ravel to Ricky Lee Jones. RSVP … +


Summer Jazz Series at Faena Theater presents SAMMY FIGUEROA & THE LATIN ALL STARS

Wed, Sep 18, 2019 8:00 – 10:00 PM

Sammy Figueroa and his Latin Jazz Explosion .As one of music’s leading percussionists, Figueroa has played with some of the world’s greatest artists, such as David Bowie, Chaka Khan and Mariah Carey, Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Quincy Jones, George Benson, and many more. Sammy will be joined by Maria Rivas, hailed as Venezuela’s Queen of Jazz. Described by legend Ricardo Montaner as … +


Documentary Errol Flynn’s Ghost: Hollywood in Havana at MBC

Sun Sep 8, 2019

In the 1940s and ’50s, Havana’s love affair with Hollywood saw movie stars like Ava Gardner, Marlon Brando, and Gary Cooper flock to the Caribbean—and immortalize the tropical island’s paradise and pleasures on the silver screen. The 2018 documentary follows the history of the American cinema craze in Cuba to one actor’s mountaintop meeting with a young Fidel Castro before the Revolution. … +


Art Exhibition: “Green” by Moira Holohan

Oct 5, 2019

Moira Holohan’s exhibition Green involves the use of woven meditative practice while exploring virtual time and space. Through a series of hand woven screens with hemp and bamboo cord Holohan investigates chroma key compositing, better known as green screen, as a playful subjective color and area which can exist as a pictorial organic object and/or a portal to a virtual transient site. … +


Summer Jazz Series at Faena Theater presents Matthew Whitaker

Wed, August 21, 2019 8:00 – 10:00 PM

Just 18 years old and blind since early childhood, Matthew Whitaker has achieved international acclaim for his awe-inspiring talent and performed across the world in impressive venues including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and Harlem’s Apollo Theater where, at age 10, he opened for Stevie Wonder’s Hall of Fame induction. He has also charmed millions through his television performances … +


Art Deco Spin’ grand finale with Things to Come at MBC

Sun Aug 25, 2019

The Wolfsonian–FIU and Miami Beach Cinematheque are teaming up for a summer of art and film with an Art Deco spin! From drama to cult horror and even a musical romance, we’re bringing you Tinseltown talkies from the 1930s to look at how some of Hollywood’s heavyweight directors Deco-fied their elegant, streamlined sets. The grand finale in our Deco film series is … +


Classic Gala: XXIV International Ballet Festival of Miami at The Fillmore

Sat Aug 17, 2019

XXIV International Ballet Festival of Miami, considered the most important ballet festival in the US. Featuring worldwide prestigious ballet companies represented by their greatest stars from; Italy, Holland, Spain, Argentina, Chile, France, Mexico, Brazil, England, Germany and USA. “A Life for Dance” Lifetime Achievement Award is presented during this Gala to outstanding worldwide renowned Ballet Dancers, Choreographers & Directors, honoring their legacy … +


Rocketman on the big screen at O Cinema Miami Beach

Fri Jul 12, 2019

Rocketman is an epic musical fantasy about the incredible story of Elton John’s breakthrough years. The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John. This inspirational story — set to Elton John’s most beloved songs and performed by star Taron Egerton — tells the universally relatable story of how a small-town boy became one of … +


XXIV International Ballet Festival of Miami: all Programs and Venues

Sat Jul 27-Sun Aug 18, 2019

Considered the most important ballet festival in the US. Featuring world prestigious ballet companies represented by their greatest stars. PROGRAM IInternational Ballet Festival Youth Gala​The Festival has created this performance to educate and promote arts among the community  showcasing national and international talented, promising young  Ballet artists . ​The Festival has created this performance to educate and promote arts among the community  showcasing national and international talented, promising young  Ballet artists . ​MDC Lehman Theater -Aug 4, … +


40 Years of THE WALL Brit FLOYD World Tour at The Fillmore

Jun 14, 2018, 8 PM

Brit Floyd, the world’s greatest Pink Floyd tribute show returns to the stage in 2018 for a very special ’45th Anniversary’ retrospective of Pink Floyd’s iconic 1973 album, The Dark Side of the Moon.  Having sold in excess of 45 million copies and judged by many as the greatest rock album of all time, The Dark Side of the Moon was an ambitious psychedelic masterpiece that redefined rock itself … +


JUSTIN H.LONG: HAPPY ENDING, 2019 on the Walgreens Windows

May 8 - Sep 15, 2019

Happy Ending [1] is a two-part exploration of late-night text messages, fantasy encounters, reaching out for help, searching inwards, searching outwards, ocean crossings, marine detritus and being lost in the sea of life. Pre-dating radio, International Code Signal Flags have traditionally been used to signal from one boat to another without any other means of communication between them. Raised as beacons, they … +


3 FACES by Jafar Panahi at Miami Beach Cinematheque

Fri Apr 19, 2019 - Sun Apr 28, 2019

Iranian director Jafar Panahi’s fourth completed feature since he was officially banned from filmmaking is one of his very best. Panahi begins with a smartphone video shot by a young woman (Marziyeh Rezaei) who announces to the camera that her parents have forbidden her from realizing her dream of acting and then, by all appearances, takes her own life. The recipient of … +

Visual Arts

Lines of Fracture on view at David Castillo Gallery

Through Sat Apr 13, 2019

David Castillo Gallery is pleased to present Lines of Fracture, an exhibition of works on paper, painting, fabric, and video by Sanford Biggers, Kate Gilmore, Adler Guerrier, Quisqueya Henriquez, and Glexis Novoa. The represented works are marked by the language of fragmentation; punctuated in breaches between lines on paper; in splits between materials and meanings; and in the hewn surfaces from which … +


SHEILA HICKS: Campo Abierto (Open Field) at the Bass Museum

Sat Apr 13, 2019 - Sun Sep 29, 2019

Grouping works of art from various periods, Campo Abierto (Open Field) explores the formal, social and environmental aspects of landscape that have been present, yet rarely examined, throughout Sheila Hicks’ expansive career. Prompting contemplations on collaboration, dialogue and discussion, the exhibition is rooted in the reconfiguration of Escalade Beyond Chromatic Lands (2016-2017), the artist’s vast installation produced for the Arsenale at the … +


AARON CURRY Tune Yer Head at the Bass Museum

Through Sun Apr 21, 2019

Tune Yer Head presents new and recent work by Texas born, LA-based artist, Aaron Curry. Though Curry gained early recognition as a sculptor, making a “return” to painting in 2015, his practice is deeply rooted in the painterly. The exhibition at The Bass surveys the diversity of his practice in terms of materiality and form, highlighting the interplay between painting, sculpture and … +


Miami Beach Cinematheque premieres THE WILD PEAR TREE by Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Fri Mar 29, 2019 - Thu Apr 4, 2019

Following in the great tradition of family dramas like Death of a Salesman and Long Day’s Journey Into Night, The Wild Pear Tree weaves an evocative tale of creative struggle and familial responsibility with inspired performances, sumptuous imagery and surprising bursts of humor. It’s one of Ceylan’s most personal works to date, a film as rich, layered and uncompromising as the novel … +


BLUE COLLAR by Paul Schrader, with panel discussion at Miami Beach Cinematheque

Sun Apr 14, 2019

Ad Hoc Cinema & MBC are pleased to present a very special screening of Paul Schrader’s directorial debut and underground classic Blue Collar…a gripping 1970’s crime drama that examined the highs & lows of proletariat life in Middle America. Starring Yaphet Kotto, Harvey Keitel, and Richard Pryor, in his first dramatic role on screen. The film will be followed by a Q&A … +