Dance

I am TANGO, at SMDCAC

Sat Oct 19, 2019

With an ensemble of 24 world-renowned dancers, singers and musicians, I Am Tango presents a distinctive tango experience by staging its artistic evolution over time. The genre is represented by a central character named “Tango” who evolves through different ages and cultures while maintaining the essence of the music that made its mark all over the world. Directed by Alfredo Lerida Main … +

Opportunities

Drawing Salon

Oct 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Our Drawing Salons offer an opportunity to develop artistic skills while sitting in a relaxing gallery environment. Drawing materials and stools are provided. All ranges of drawing experience are welcome. This event is free and open to the public. Modesto Maidique Campus, 10975 SW 17th Street, Miami, FL 33199

Opportunities

Zine Workshop at Frost Art Museum

Oct 9, 2019 at 12:30 pm - 02:00 pm

Join us for a zine-making workshop inspired by our current exhibition Art after Stonewall, 1969—1989. Zines are personal hand-crafted publications. Materials for the workshop will be provided. This event is free and open to the public. Please, sign-up at this link: Modesto Maidique Campus 10975 SW 17th Street, Miami, FL 33199

Events

Speaking Sustainably Film Series: Toxic Waters at The Deering

Wed Oct 23, 2019

As part of the Speaking Sustainably Film Series the Deering Estate invites to a complimentary reception and screening of Toxic Waters. Reception begins at 7PM with light snacks and beverages. The screening will begin at 7:30PM. Following the screening guests can participate in a Q&A with featured experts and the production crew. Harmful algal blooms come in many forms, from toxic outbreaks … +

Music

FUNDarte and Musicall present ZunZún Children’s Fest V Anniversary Concert!

Sat Oct 5th, 2019 at 2:00pm

FUNDarte’s 2019-20 Season opens up with the 5th edition of our International Festival of The Arts for Youth and Children, “ZunZún Children’s Fest”. A fun journey of classical and contemporary orchestral music performed by Musicall, brings us a lively Miami children’s orchestra, conducted by Jose Antonio Bornot. Rita Rosa Ruesga and musicians interpret the most popular and lasting Latin American songs. ZunZún … +

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 … +

Performing Arts

CCE Miami presents La Golondrina by Guillem Clua

Sep 12th,13th at 8:30 p.m | Sep 14th at 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

The premiere of the Theater Play, La Golondrina by the Spanish play-writer Guillem Clua, inspired by the Pulse nightclub terrorist attacks in Orlando (USA) will take place at MDCA on September 12th-14th. What is it that make us human? Among all the things that we are and we do, what is it that truly defines our human nature? For Amelia, a mother heart … +

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.

Cinema

Indie Flicks: Gay Chorus Deep South at Black Box Theater

Fri Sep 20, 2019

Led by Gay Chorus Conductor Dr. Tim Seelig and joined by The Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir; the tour brings a message of music, love and acceptance, to communities and individuals confronting intolerance. Over 300 singers travelled from Mississippi to Tennessee through the Carolinas and over the bridge in Selma. They performed in churches, community centers and concert halls in hopes of uniting … +

Music

Drummer Allison Miller’s Boom Tic Boom at SMDCAC

Fri Sep 13, 2019

NYC-based drummer/composer/teacher Allison Miller (1992 YoungArts Winner in Jazz) engages her deep roots in improvisation as a vehicle to explore all music. Described by critics as a Modern Jazz Icon in the Making, Miller has been named “Top 20 Jazz Drummers” in Downbeat Magazine and her composition “Otis Was a Polar Bear” is on NPR’s list of The 200 Greatest Songs by … +

Events

Miami artists community comes together at COLLABO 6. Check it out!

August 31st 2019, 7-11pm

It’s time again, rising from the ashes the COLLABO is back. Following the tradition held five times before, COLLABO 6 ALL IN! engages the Miami artists community to come together, and as before, the only rule is that artists must collaborate to create a new artwork in any media. Utilizing a recently vacated Payless Shoe Store space on Flagler, one night only … +

Events

By the Bye Summer at Mana Contemporary Miami

Aug. 31, 2019, 4PM–1AM

By the Bye Summer is presented alongside Collabo 6…All In!, an exhibition featuring over one hundred local artists. The all-day event includes building activations through live music, performance, open studios, and other experiences presented by the Mana Contemporary Miami community. By the Bye Summer features projects commissioned by Pabst Blue Ribbon, an after party with live music by Donzii, and danceable tunes … +

Events

Artist Talk with Virginia Overton

Join Commuter Biennial in conversation with artist Virginia Overton as she discusses her sculptural installation Late Bloomer on site on The People’s Dock at the Deering Estate. With this work, Overton repurposes the bed of her Dodge Ram 150 pickup truck and fashions it into a habitat for native aquatic plants. This piece will evolve throughout the course of its installation as the plants continue to grow. This discussion … +

Events

Miami’s International Physically Integrated Dance Festival and Conference​

Fri Sep 27 - Wed Aug 28, 2019

Produced by Karen Peterson and Dancers, the festival is one of the first festivals and conferences anywhere in the world showcasing groundbreaking physically integrated dance companies and choreography. This groundbreaking contemporary dance form – inclusive of those with and without disabilities, on stage, and in the audience – challenges artistic and societal perceptions of what defines physical beauty, and beautiful movement. Forward … +

Performing Arts

La Golondrina by Guillem Clua at MDCA

Thu Sep 12, 2019

Amelia, a mother in grief, says: What really makes us human is the capacity to feel the suffering of others as our own, that is what differentiates us from beasts. La Golondrina is the latest play written by the renowned playwright Guillem Clua (Barcelona, 1973). It is a work inspired by the Pulse nightclub terrorist attacks in Orlando, FL. This play will … +

Music

Let it Bleed by Rolling Stones, a tribute concert at SMDCAC

Sat Aug 17, 2019

A recreation of the famous 1969 Rolling Stones album this concert features songs that became staples of the band and on rock radio stations for decades to come, including “Gimme Shelter” and “You Can’t Always Get What You Want.” The magic of rock and roll, note for note, cut for cut, played by some of the world’s best musicians. Main Stage Aug … +

News

The Foundation Presented with $200K For Capital Improvements

Thu Aug 15, 2019

On Thursday, August 15, The Deering Estate Foundation hosted Lt. Governor Jeanette Nuñez and other invited guests for a presentation of a State of Florida legislative appropriation of $200,000 to begin the renovation of a 10,700 sq. ft. field study research center. When completed, the facility will provide temporary living quarters for up to 14 researchers as well as house an archival … +

Performing Arts

Dimension Dance Theatre: An Evening of Premiere Ballets at SMDCAC

Sat Jul 13, 2019 - Sun Jul 14, 2019

Hailed by The New York Times as “athletic, energetic, and sexy,” Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami turns up the summertime heat with an all new, must-see program bookended by two world premiere ballets: “Bolero” by Yanis Pikieris, inspired by Maurice Ravel’s famous work of the same name, and “Equus” by Ariel Rose, set to the intense string compositions of Philip Glass. Main Stage Jul 13, … +

Music

MLO: La Cenerentola at South Miami Dade Cultural Center

Sat Jul 6, 2019 - Sun Jul 7, 2019

Everyone is familiar with the story of Cinderella, immortalized by Charles Perrault and the brothers Grimm. Yet this is not quite the story of La Cenerentola, even though was inspired by it when was written. This drama giocoso, whose full title is Cinderella or Goodness Triumphant, focuses on the adventures of Angelina, a frail and brilliant heroin for whom Rossini has reserved his most tender melodies, interwoven … +

Music

Frost Latin Jazz Orchestra

Wed Apr 24, 2019

MacArthur “Genuis” Fellowship winner and two-time Grammy nominee Dafnis Prieto conducts the Downbeat Award winning Frost Latin Jazz Orchestra in music from his outstanding new big band recording, Back to the Sunset. This concert will highlight Prieto’s compositions, including Song for Chico, dedicated to the late Cuban composer Chico O’Farrill, and Una Vez Más, dedicated to Brian Lynch and maestro Eddie Palmieri. Dafnis Prieto, director Wednesday, … +

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 … +

News

Musicall Summer Camp Registration Open

WHEN SCHOOL IS OUT MUSICALL SUMMER CAMP IS IN Musicall Summer Camp Program offers children from 5 years to 18 years old a safe and fun Music Camp during the summer Register Here Our program includes Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced Classes. Chorus, Music Theory, Piano, Strings, Guitar, Percussion, Woodwind and Brass, Musical Theatre, Sports, Orchestras and Chamber, Composition, All-State Preparation, Field Trips……… … +