Music

Lenore Raphael Trio pays tribute to Oscar Peterson and The Modern Jazz Quartet

Saturday, Apr 2, 2022, 8:30pm

The Lenore Raphael trio with Steve Hobbs, vibes, and Hilliard Greene, bass will play a dynamic mix of jazz standards reminiscent of Oscar Peterson and The Modern Jazz quartet but will give them their own spin on these tunes. Lenore Raphael, is an internationally renowned jazz Pianist, Steinway artist, radio host, and jazz teacher and has been critically acclaimed as one of … +

Music

Sheléa: Natural Woman; A Night of Soul at SMDCAC

Friday, March 18, 2022, 8:00pm

A powerhouse singer and protégé of Quincy Jones, Sheléa has brought her gorgeous vocal talent to working with Stevie Wonder, performing for the Obamas at the White House, and recording with Take 6 and Dave Koz. She’ll perform timeless hits from pop-soul divas Aretha Franklin, Adele, Whitney Houston, and more. Run time: 90 min with intermission Tickets: $35.50-$45.50; $66 VIP* Recommended for … +

Dance

Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami: Intimate Salon Series at SMDCAC

Mar 12, 2022 - Mar 13, 2022. Lab Theater

Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami returns to the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center’s Lab Theater this March with another exciting salon program, featuring an insider’s glimpse at five works, all in different stages of progress, being prepared for premiere later this year. Our program spotlights the work of four cutting-edge neo-classical & contemporary choreographers including 2021 Guggenheim Fellow Helen Simoneau, our own … +

Music

Songs We Love at SMDCAC presented by Jazz at Lincoln Center

Sat, Mar 12, 2022 | 8:00pm

Under the musical direction of Riley Mulherkar, Songs We Love is a journey through the first 50 years of jazz song. Three guest vocalists will join an all-star band made up of New York’s rising stars. Combining their distinct talents, the group will sing their way through four decades of music, beginning with the early blues and jazz of the 1920s and … +

Dance

SMDCAC presents T.W.I.S.T (These Women in Space and Time)

From April 8 - 10, 2022

World Premiere of Adele Myers and Dancers’ new evening-length dance theater work- T.W.I.S.T- featuring the company’s signature blend of athletic physicality and personal theatricality with a dash of wry wit. T.W.I.S.T  is an acronym for These Women in Space and Time and offers engaging and empowering acts of female solidarity performed by a dynamic ensemble of female athletes of the heart. This … +

Performing Arts

Peking Acrobats at SMDCAC

Feb 29, 2020

For over 30 years, The Peking Acrobats’ jaw-dropping acrobatic skills and colorful productions have enchanted audiences worldwide. Based on centuries old Chinese folk traditions, their impossible-seeming feats of balance, juggling, trick cycling, and precision tumbling stretch the limits of human ability, while beautiful traditional costumes and music recreate the atmosphere of an exuberant Chinese carnival. The troupe usually performs at much larger … +

Cinema

SMDCAC presents Indie Flicks: Film The Short History of the Long Road

Fri Nov 8, 2019

For teenage Nola (Sabrina Carpenter), home is the open road. Her self-reliant father (Steven Ogg) is her anchor in a life of transience. The pair crisscross the United States in a lovingly refurbished RV, making ends meet through odd jobs while relishing their independence. A shocking rupture, though, casts Nola out on her own. She makes her way to Albuquerque, New Mexico … +

Music

Allison Miller’s Boom Tic Booms at MDCAC

Fri Sep 13, 2019

Miller’s band Boom Tic Boom, featuring pianist Myra Melford, violinist Jenny Scheinman, clarinetist Ben Goldberg, cornetist Kirk Knuffke, bassist Todd Sickafoose, and Miller on drums and composition, is currently celebrating its 10th anniversary with the release of their 5th album, Glitter Wolf. NYC-based drummer/composer/teacher Allison Miller (1992 YoungArts Winner in Jazz) engages her deep roots in improvisation as a vehicle to explore all … +

Cinema

Indie Flicks: Leave The Bus Through The Broken Window at SMDCAC

Fri Oct 18, 2019

In Leave the Bus Through the Broken Window, what starts as a traditional documentary about the Hong Kong art world becomes an intimate and comedic study of loneliness within an increasingly globalized world. Upon realizing that the film he thought he would make is not going to happen, filmmaker Andrew Hevia turns the camera on himself while continuing to engage with Hong … +

Performing Arts

Culture Shock Miami presents Shane Koyczan: Spoken Word Artist at SMDCAC

Sat Sep 28, 2019

A spoken word superstar in a poetic class of his own, Shane Koyczan’s mesmerizing performances of his powerful poems have taken him around the world and garnered millions of views online, from Youtube to TED Talks. A down to earth “creative hurricane” (Vancouver Sun), Koyczan confronts bullying and loneliness in fierce and musical poems that are sad, funny, and ultimately uplifting.

Dance

Broadway’s Legally Blonde – The Musical at SMDCAC

Saturday, March 9 at 3:00PM & 8:00PM

The official national tour of the Broadway show Legally Blonde – The Musical comes to South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. Fabulously fun and based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde – The Musical follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Action-packed and exploding with memorable songs and dynamic dances – this musical … +

Dance

Zoppé Italian Family Circus at SMDCAC

March 22, 23 and 24, 2019

The Zoppé Italian Family Circus takes family entertainment to new heights, performing Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Match 22, 23 and 24 under the intimate, one-ring Big Top on the Concert Lawn at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. The audience is treated to the best of Old World Italian tradition, with a circus that features acrobatic feats, equestrian showmanship, canine capers, clowning and … +

Dance

Flamenco Master Farruquito at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center

February 2nd | 8:00 p.m

FUNDarte and South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center are proud to present Flamenco Master Farruquito, on Feb. 2nd / 8:00 p.m. at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. Heir to a famed gypsy flamenco dynasty, Farruquito first lit up the stage at age four, alongside his legendary grandfather El Farruco. Since then, he’s been consistently acclaimed as one of flamenco’s greatest performers, and a … +

Dance

Dance Theatre of Harlem at SMDCAC

Sat Jan 26, 2019 - Sun Jan 27, 2019

The Dance of Harlem (DTH), the groundbreaking black classical dance troupe, whose visit to South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center last season – after a nearly 20-year absence – was such a powerful artistic and community event, returns to SMDCAC as part of its 50th Anniversary season a celebration of 50 years of passion, power and perfection. This year’s program features a special … +

Cinema

SMDCAC’ Indie Flicks: Dark Money

Fri Sep 14, 2018

SMDCAC in Indie Flicks: Independent Film Series will screen the Documentary Film: Dark Money. Just in time for the midterm elections, this political documentary thriller examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy; the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. A gripping story, Dark Money uncovers the shocking and vital truth of how American elections … +

Performing Arts

Cutler Bay Community Theater’ “Almost, Maine” at SMDCAC

Fri Aug 3, 2018 - Sat Aug 4, 2018

Cutler Bay Community Theater presents Almost, Maine (a collection of eight one acts by John Cariani). On a cold, clear moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine. As the northern lights hover in the star-filled sky above, Almost’s residents find themselves falling in and out of love in … +

Music

Georges Bizet’ CARMEN by Miami Lyric Opera

Sat Aug 25, 2018 - Sun Aug 26, 2018

In Seville by a cigarette factory, soldiers comment on the townspeople. Among them is Micaëla, a peasant girl, who asks for a corporal named Don José. Moralès, another corporal, tells her he will return with the changing of the guard. The relief guard, headed by Lieutenant Zuniga, soon arrives, and José learns from Moralès that Micaëla has been looking for him. When … +

Music

Carmen by Miami Lyric Opera at SMDCAC

Aug 25-26, 2018

Bizet’s Carmen has everything you want from an opera: high drama, passionate characters, a love story. And what’s more, it’s absolutely packed with great melodies – even if you don’t know the opera, you’ll definitely know the tunes. Main Stage South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center 10950 SW 211 Street Miami FL 33189 786.573.5316 www.smdcac.org

Music

SMDCAC presents Air National Guard Band Of The South

Jul 7, 2018

The Air National Guard Band (ANG) of the South is a traditional National Guard Unit whose primary function is to be ambassadors for the Air Force and to bring the message of the Air Force to the public. The band accomplishes this through their patriotic and inspirational music shared with civilians in public settings throughout the United States. Celebrate the Fourth of … +

Music

Classic Album Live plays Fleetwood Mac’ Rumours note by note at SMDCAC

Sat Aug 4, 2018

Classic Albums Live performs note for note and cut for cut from the greatest albums ever made.The world-class musicians of Classic Albums Live recreate Fleetwood Mac’s legendary GRAMMY® award-winning album Rumours almost forty years after its release. Revisit Fleetwood Mac’s passionate look at love, loss, breakups, betrayals, and dreams. Originally released in 1975, it contains many of the group’s greatest hits, including … +

Performing Arts

Journey Through Time at SMDCAC

Sat Jun 9, 2018

A two act dance production where a school science teacher is developing a time machine and demonstrates to his students how it works. His curious students decide to test it out after school hours and surprisingly travel through time, visiting different eras of dance. A presentation of most dance genres, beginning from the tribal era, 1800’s classical ballet, to today’s contemporary and … +

Performing Arts

Culture Shock Miami & SMDCAC present The Other Mozart

Fri Apr 13, 2018 - Sun Apr 15, 2018

The Other Mozart is the true, forgotten story of Maria Anna (Nannerl) Mozart, the sister of Amadeus – a prodigy, virtuoso and composer, who performed throughout Europe with her brother, to equal acclaim, but her work and her story faded away, lost to history. The play is based on facts, stories and lines pulled directly from the Mozart family’s humorous and heartbreaking … +

Cinema

Indie Flicks’ Screening of Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry at SMDCAC

Fri Apr 13, 2018

LOOK AND SEE is a cinematic portrait of the changing landscapes and shifting valuesof rural America in the era of industrial agriculture, as seen through the mind’s eye ofwriter, farmer, and activist, Wendell Berry. The first documentary about Berry, undoubtedly one of America’s most significant living writers (see “About Wendell Berry” below), LOOK AND SEE was filmed in and around the rolling … +