Performing Arts

Area Stage Company plays RIDE by Eric Lane

Thu 18 Jan, 2018 - Sun 4 Feb, 2018

Eric Lane’s poignant and hilarious play RIDE takes three teenage girls on a life-changing road trip. While Carrie and Molly would never hang out together at high school, the two form a fragile bond during their job at a local farm stand. Molly convinces Carrie to join her on an unexpected road trip, which deepens their connection. Sam, Carrie’s eleven-year-old sister, joins … +

Visual Arts

Pepe Mar’ Man of the Night at Locust Projects

Through Sat 20 Jan, 2018

Locust Projects presents Man of the Night, an immersive solo installation by Miami-based artist Pepe Mar. The installation excavates the entirety of his practice; the artist collages and assembles images of artifacts, gay ephemera and his personal archive to create a self-portrait that mines his identity and further explores his interest in queer spaces. For this exhibition, Mar has collected images from … +

Visual Arts

Nina Johnson presents Katie Stout: Narcissus

Mon 4 Dec, 2017 - Sat 6 Jan, 2018

Across a range of functional objects, the Brooklyn-based Stout has become one of the most talked about designers of her generation. Whether working within the functional logic of lighting, seating, or shelving, or with mirrored or textile surfaces, Stout recasts the domestic world in her own, singular way—the effects being both absurd and abject, playful and sinister. Stout’s recent work has engaged … +

Museums

Mika Rottenberg at Bass Museum of Art

Mika Rottenberg’s self-titled solo exhibition presents a selection of work created within the past two years. The exhibition occupies all galleries comprising the historic building of the museum and features the U.S. debut of several works, including NoNoseKnows (Artist Variant) (2015), a video and sculptural installation that combines fact and fiction, documenting a group of Chinese laborers who harvest pearls from oysters … +

Visual Arts

Emerson Dorsch presents Karen Rifas: PER FORMS

Through Sat 14 Oct, 2017

Emerson Dorsch presents the first show with the gallery of Karen Rifas, “PER FORMS,”. Rifas will present a vinyl floor drawing in the midst of vivid new paintings on paper that line the walls of the gallery. The colors will have burned an echo into the image you see in the second. Likewise, one can track Rifas’ ability to see throughout her … +

Architecture

Double Vision at The Wolfsonian

Fri 6 Oct, 2017 - Sun 1 Apr, 2018

Graphic design helps establish a visual identity—a brand—for a client. At the same time, it can express the designer’s individual creativity. To explore this dual nature of graphic identity, Vienna-based design studio Seite Zwei transforms The Wolfsonian’s façade and lobby with typefaces, abstract forms, and color schemes derived from the work of Julius Klinger, one of the pioneering graphic artists of the … +

Visual Arts

Locust Projects presents: Cement Houses and How to Build Them by AARON T STEPHAN

Sat 9 Sep, 2017 - Sat 7 Oct, 2017

Portland-based sculptor Aaron T Stephan’s Cement Houses and How to Build Them dialogues with ideas surrounding the American Dream of home ownership in the twentieth century, the collapse of the U.S. housing market at the beginning of the twenty-first century, and recent development booms across cities like Miami. With a one-man, concrete block-making device sold by Sears in the early 1900s—and used to produce … +

Visual Arts

Diana Lowenstein exhibits Reima Nevalainen

Sat 9 Sep, 2017 - Mon 30 Oct, 2017

The young Finnish artist Reima Nevalainen has compared his work to the study of both anatomy and archeology. His dark and existentially loaded works fall somewhere between painting and collage. Using unconventional materials such as cardboard and sand, he depicts bodies twisted in impossible poses, with faces smudged and barely perceptible in a muted palette of gray, sepia, and dusty red. Nevalainen … +

Visual Arts

Nina Johnson exhibits R.M. Fischer: Lampworks

Thu 7 Sep, 2017 - Sat 14 Oct, 2017

In Lampworks, Fischer has returned to creating light sculptures, the subject which originally brought his work attention in the 1980’s. The new sculptures pull from decades of working as designer, sculptor, architect and social mediator. Mechano-like metal support structures form the basis of each lamp, around which Fischer wraps, bolts, sews and stretches their vinyl and fabric skins. The elegant, playful skins … +

Opportunities

Dual Frequency Exhibition and Workshop at Art and Culture Center of Hollywood

Fri 8 Sep, 2017 - Sun 22 Oct, 2017

Dual Frequency envisions artist initiatives to steer creative culture in support of their communities. Many participating artists curate, organize, perform, and teach as expansions of their individual practices. This exhibition activates the Art and Culture Center with interdisciplinary work from 14 preeminent South Florida artists selected to receive awards in 2017 of either $15,000 or $7,500. These awards are among the largest … +

Visual Arts

Vivero by Franky Cruz at Locust Projects

Sat 9 Sep, 2017 - Sat 7 Oct, 2017

Miami-based artist Franky Cruz is a polymath whose artistic practice borrows from a diversity of interdisciplinary media. For his installation at Locust Projects, Cruz will don the hat of entomologist, cultivating butterflies from egg to chrysalis in an enclosed, vegetal environment he will construct in the back project space. As the butterflies emerge from their chrysalis, the umber and ochre secretions they … +

Music

Symphony of the Americas presents 26th Summerfest 2017

Through Tue 15 Aug, 2017

Fort Lauderdale’s own Symphony of the Americas will present its 26th Anniversary summer music festival, Summerfest for one month of performances throughout Florida and the Americas.  Activities include concerts, masterclasses and educational outreach, taking the masterful sounds of this great ensemble to audiences in corners of the world who have never before experienced the exhilaration of live orchestral performance. The Summerfest Chamber … +

Dance

Siempre Flamenco’s 12th annual Festival at ARSHT

Fri 1 Sep, 2017 - Sun 3 Sep, 2017

Siempre Flamenco’s 12th annual Festival de Cante Flamenco returns to South Florida featuring Spain’s brightest stars. This festival, a celebration of cante, brings a unique opportunity to enjoy an art form that is seldom heard outside of Spain. This year’s festival features acclaimed Spanish singers Morenito de Illora, Joselito Montoya “Morenito hijo” and Rocio Bazan, guitarist Paco Fernandez, and world renowned dancer … +

Music

SMDCAC presents David Feder in Concert

Wed 9 Aug, 2017

Guitarist/songwriter David Feder has been captivating audiences with his playful music for over 20 years. His fresh approach to finger style guitar has brought new life into the American Gypsy-World Music scene. Three decades of island-living in the Florida Keys has influenced Feder’s breezy yet sophisticated music. Feder has been praised by NPR’s All Songs Considered, World Café Live, PBS Art Loft, … +

Cinema

Books & Cinema: Forever Yours screens at O Cinema

Sat 19 Aug, 2017

After an amazing summer collaborating with the Miami Book Fair, O Cinema & a slew of our other community partners bring a summer filled with exciting independent films, writing workshops and a unique book fair exploring the Haitian experience. On Saturday, August 19th at 1pm at O Cinema Wynwood presents a special screening of “Forever Yours,” directed by Patrick Ulysse. Adrienne (Patricia … +

Music

Goyescas. Piano Concert

Sat 9 Sep, 2017

CCEMiami presents piano concert “Goyescas. Los Majos Enamorados”, in collaboration with Joaquin Achucarro Foundation. The concert will be performed by three pianists: Yumi Palleschi, Victor Diaz and Marco Antonio Cuevas and highlights Spain’s rich influence in the world of the Arts, students from Joaquin Achucarro’s studio will perform the piano suite Goyescas op.11 written by Enrique Granados and inspired by the paintings of Francisco Goya. … +

Events

Theater Festival at Microtheater Miami at CCE Miami

Through Sun 3 Sep, 2017

CCEMiami and Microtheater Miami present the new season Theater Festival opening on August 3rd until September 3rd. This season Microtheater will have special working hours Thursday to Sunday 8pm to 12am. The theaters that participate are Trail Theater, Teatro 8, Koubek Center, Teatro Bellas Artes and Microtheater. La cueva Autor: Carolina Laursen Director: David Chocarro-Victoria Murtagh Elenco rotativo: Carolina Loyola, Salomon Barros, Lisa … +

Cinema

David Gilmour: Live at Pompeii: Tower Theater one-night screening

Wed 13 Sep, 2017

45 years after Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour filmed Live at Pompeii in the legendary Roman Amphitheatre there, he returned for two spectacular shows, part of his year-long tour in support of his No.1 album Rattle That Lock. The performances were the first-ever rock concerts for an audience in the stone Roman amphitheater, and, for two nights only, the 2,600 strong crowd stood … +

Performing Arts

Informed Consent at GableStage

Through Sun 27 Aug, 2017

Informed Consent by Deborah Zoe Laufer with Elizabeth Dimon, Betsy Graver, Jovon Jacobs, Francisca Munoz and Carlos Orizondo take the spectators into three different perspectives around human beings and their creation. Among the characters we find a genetic anthropologist, a children’ s book author and a Native American  who tells the ancient legend about how Grand Canyon came to be. The play … +

Museums

Jazz at MOCA: Lisanne Lyons

Fri Aug 25, 2017

Lisanne’s career began immediately following high school as the featured vocalist for three Air Force bands. She has been featured with the Woody Herman Orchestra, Maynard Ferguson, Arturo Sandoval, Roanoke Symphony, Palm Beach Pops, XL Big Band in Sweden, Nantes Big Band, Los Alas Studio Orchestra, and various bands and orchestras across the country. She has produced two solo CD’s and two … +