Florida Guitar Foundation presents Classical Guitar Competition 2019

March 16 and 17, 2019,

The Florida Guitar Foundation hosts its third annual guitar competition on March 16 and 17, 2019, featuring evening performances by Pavel Steidl, and Aniello Desiderio. The highly acclaimed Pavel Steidl will kick-off the 2019 Classical Guitar Competition on March 16 at Clarke Recital Hall. Since his first prize at the Radio France International Competition in Paris in 1982, Steidl, known for his performances on … +

Visual Arts

Fredric Snitzer Gallery: Title by Iva Gueorguieva

Through Sat May 19, 2018

Fredric Snitzer Gallery is pleased to present Title, by Iva Gueorguieva. The artist’s second solo exhibition at the gallery featuring works ranging from paintings on stretched canvas to relief sculptures made with steel, wood, cardboard and muslin. Gueorguieva views them as spatial constructions related to the work of Lucio Fontana and Thornton Dial, in a lineage including Russian Constructivism, American Assemblage and … +


Magic can happen anywhere… even in the Amazon!

Apr 28, 29, May 1,4,5, 2018

Inspired by the writings of the great Gabriel García Márquez (One Hundred Years of Solitude), and Mexican composer Daniel Catán, Florida Grand Opera will premiere Florencia en el Amazonas (Florence in the Amazon), which is considered one of the most lyrical and melodious new operas of the past 30 years, embraced by critics and audiences everywhere it has played. This story of … +


An Open Book: A Memoir in Music. Jorge Mejia at the Arsht

Fri May 4, 2018

A heavyweight in the Latin music world, classical composer and pianist Jorge Mejia releases An Open Book: A Memoir in Music on Sony Music on May 4, 2018. This ambitious genre-bending project, born of Mejia’s devotion to storytelling in all its forms, is an audiobook alternating narrative vignettes with orchestral preludes recorded by the composer with the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra. Also … +


2018 Miami Showhouse at the Deering Estate

April 15 - 29, 2018

Designers to Transform Historic Deering Estate for April Event The Junior League of Miami is proud to announce the final list of celebrated designers that have signed on to be part of its 2018 Miami Showhouse at the historic Deering Estate. The Junior League has partnered with the Deering Estate Foundation to host this biennial event to increase awareness and financial capability … +

Visual Arts

Art and Culture Center of Hollywood exhibits HABITAT

Through Sun May 20, 2018

Habitat is a multi-disciplinary village of artist environments that examines the cosmos, domesticity, and women’s roles in intimate spaces. Curated by Laura Marsh, visitors are immersed in a series of installations made by individual artists and collaboratives. Inspired by an article written by Anne-Marie Slaughter, Why Women Still Can’t Have It All, RPM Project stands for artist collaborative of Rhonda Mitrani, Patricia … +

Visual Arts

Art Exhibition OBSCURA at MOCA

Through Sun May 6, 2018

In artist Lionel Smit’ native country of South Africa, he observes the fluidity of race through the Cape Malay people of Cape Town. As a result of colonialism, African, European and South Asian bloodlines have been crossed over successive generations to create new identities, of which the Cape Malay people are a striking example. The physical attributes of Cape Malays challenge overly … +

Performing Arts

Broadway’s CHICAGO comes to ARSHT

Tuesday, May 8 - Sunday, May 13

There’s never been a better time to experience CHICAGO, Broadway’s razzle-dazzle smash. This triumphant hit musical is the recipient of six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy®, thousands of standing ovations and now the #1 longest-running American Musical in Broadway history CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song … +

Performing Arts

Dita Von Teese and the Copper Coupe Burlesque at The Fillmore Miami Beach

Wed Apr 25, 2018

“Art of the Teese” will mesmerize with a re-staged performance of “Lazy” from Von Teese’s residency at Crazy Horse Paris this past year (including new costuming sponsored by Swarovski and designed by British designer, Jenny Packham), and a revitalization of the Cowgirl Act including her sexy new male “Vontourage.” The “Burlesque Superheroine” (Vanity Fair) will be joined on stage by a diverse … +


Nu Deco Ensemble featuring violinist Kishi Bashi plays at New World Center

Fri Apr 20, 2018 - Sat Apr 21, 2018

Nu Deco kicks off their multi-year commissioning series at the New World Center with multi-instrumentalist, singer, composer and violin looper Kishi Bashi. This catalyst of this performance will be the world-premiere of Bashi’s multimedia piece, Improvisations on EO 9066, based on Executive Order 9066, the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II. The concert will also include music of Mason Bates, Shostakovich, … +


Cubismo! Chucho Valdés: Irakere 45 at ARSHT

Friday, April 20

Winner of six GRAMMY® and three Latin GRAMMY® Awards, the Cuban pianist, composer and arranger Chucho Valdés is the most influential figure in modern Afro-Cuban jazz. Chucho Valdés: Irakere 45 is a celebration of Irakere, the Cuban band that, with its bold fusion of Afro-Cuban ritual music, popular Afro-Cuban music styles, jazz and rock, marked a before and after in Latin jazz. … +

Visual Arts

Bakehouse Art Complex exhibits Processed Prose

Through Sun Apr 29, 2018

Processed Prose celebrates Miami’s month-long poetry festival O, Miami and was conceived as an homage to National Poetry Month, celebrated every April since 1996. Despite being its source of inspiration, however, the written word is rarely at the forefront of the artworks featured in this exhibition: words are burned, extracted, implied, indecipherable, or simply not there, yet their ghostly presence is heavily … +


Beethoven is back in a program by the Danish String Quartet

Saturday, April 14 at 8 p.m.

In this Beethoven program, the quartet will show the splendid span of music from this genre-defining composer from his early, middle and late periods. The program features Beethoven’s “String Quartet No. 3,” “String Quartet No. 7” and “String Quartet No. 14.” With three Danes and one Norwegian cellist, this chamber music ensemble truly is a Scandinavian treasure. The high technical and musical … +


2018 Classical Guitar Competition Featuring David Russell, and Grisha Goryachev

Thu 15 Mar, 2018 - Sat 17 Mar, 2018

Florida: The Florida Guitar Foundation (FGF) is proud to announce its 2nd annual Classical Guitar Competition featuring evening performances by world-renowned David Russell, and flamenco virtuoso Grisha Goryachev. For ticket information, please visit DAVID RUSSELL Thursday, March 15th @ 8pm Grammy Award winner classical guitarist David Russell is world-renowned for his superb musicianship and inspired artistry, having earned the highest praise … +


Amaturo Theater: The Hot Sardines in Concert

Fri 16 Feb, 2018

Quality is timeless. Just ask The Hot Sardines. With their brassy horn arrangements, rollicking piano melodies, and silky vocals listeners are transported to an earlier time in music. Their self-titled debut album, named by iTunes as one of the best jazz albums of 2014, spent more than a year on the Billboard Jazz Chart, debuting in the top 10 alongside Michael Bublé, … +


American Rhapsody: The Gershwin Songbook at Parker Playhouse

Thu 8 Feb, 2018

Nearly a century after the songs were composed, Gershwin’s music remains as fresh and irresistible as it did during the Jazz Age. His poetic melodies and eclectic oeuvre of everything including Broadway, Hollywood, opera and classic American standards have left a legacy audiences love to hear again and again. The Gershwin Big Band led by Michael Andrew, whom the New York Post … +


Latin Rock Band Suénalo at Arts Garage

Sat 10 Feb, 2018

Miami’s Suenalo has been crowned by the Miami New Times in the Best of Miami Awards: Best Latin Rock Band in 2005 and Best Latin Band in 2011. In 2014, New Times Readers’ Choice Awards named them Best Band and one of Miami’s Best Latin Rock Bands of All Times. Suenalo mixes Afro sounds and funk with a dose hip-hop, reggae, rock, … +

Performing Arts

Shh! We Have a Plan at The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts

Sat 10 Feb, 2018

Shh! We Have a Plan is the enchanting new theatre production by the multi award winning Theatre Company Cahoots NI. A non-verbal tale featuring magic, music, and puppetry based on the Chris Haughton book of the same name. Created and Directed by Paul Bosco Mc Eneaney. Music by Garth McConaghie. Prepare to be enchanted and amazed by this unique and engaging production … +


Take Me To The River: Memphis Soul and R&B at Parker Playhouse

Sat 3 Feb, 2018

This live performance experience is based on the award-winning film and record that brought together multiple generations of iconic Memphis and Mississippi Delta musicians. It features Grammy Award-winners and legends William Bell and Bobby Rush, and Memphis music legend Don Bryant sharing the stage and performing classics and new TMTTR collaborations. Memphis musicians William Bell, Bobby Rush, and Don Bryant are three of this country’s great … +


Florida Grand Opera: Salome at ARSHT

Sat 27 Jan, 2018 - Sat 3 Feb, 2018

With its bizarre brew of eroticism and religion, Richard Strauss’s Salome was so disturbing when it first appeared that it was banned in Vienna and London. Today, it’s lost none of its power to send shivers through the audience, and this production eerily captures all the depravity of King Herod’s court in ancient Jerusalem. Starring as the princess whose sexually charged dance … +


Rufus Wainwright at ARSHT

Fri 9 Feb, 2018

Rufus Wainwright, one of the great male vocalists, composers, and songwriters of his generation, has released eight studio albums, three DVDs, and three live albums. He has collaborated with artists ranging from Elton John, David Byrne, Robbie Wiiliams, Mark Ronson, Joni Mitchell to Burt Bacharach. His album Rufus Does Judy recorded at Carnegie Hall in 2006 was nominated for a Grammy. His … +


Perceptual Tracking: A Color Space at Frank Art Gallery

Through Sun 11 Mar, 2018

The Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery and Exhibit Hall cordially invites you to the opening reception of Perceptual Tracking: A Color Space A collaborative installation by Leah Brown, Christian Feneck, and Peter Symons. On Thursday, January 11, 6 – 9 pm At 601 City Center Way Pembroke Pines, Florida 33025 The exhibit will focus around a collaborative installation by Leah Brown, Christian … +

Performing Arts

Caldwell Theatre plays The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity

Through Sun 18 Feb, 2018

Fresh from its Pulitzer Prize nomination, The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity is the comedic look into the world of professional wrestling but told through a thoughtful examination of race relations, geopolitics, and personal introspection. Unlike anything you’ve ever seen, one moment you’re awed by the spectacle, another you’re laughing uncontrollably and finally, you’re rethinking America’s place in the global landscape. Casting … +