From March 6th throuh 18th, 2006The Miami Bach Society will present its annual early music celebration featuring the classical music of Central and South America written before 1800. Exploring this little-known repertory of Latin American music written for religious and secular purposes, the Society will present virtuoso performers, playing works of their native countries. Concerts take place in venues throughout Coral Gables. Jordi Savall, called “The King of Spain” will open the event on March 6th with music from his native country. He will bring his ensemble, Hesperion XXI with 23 musicians and singers to perform music from Europe as well as pieces from the Old World taken to the New. As the week progresses, there will be artists from Bolivia, Guatemala, Argentina and England as well as France, and the United States. They will be joined by others form Mexico and Cuba (recent émigrés.) The Festival will also feature the Miami Bach Society’s Chamber Orchestra, giving its annual Royal Fireworks concert. The event will be held at the Biltmore Hotel with real fireworks and special guest artist, Horacio Franco of Mexico, playing the recorder. The Miami Bach Society is the area’s principle organization performing and presenting classical music written before 1800. For more information, please call: 305.669.1376
From Jul 7th through 11th, 2010. Gender-bending, lesbian marriage, Cuban theater, queer circus arts, racy humor, laughter, tears and much more will fill the stage at Out in the Tropics, South Florida’s first Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender contemporary performing arts festival, from July 7th through 11th, 2010.
From Jun 9 through 19, 2011. Out in the Tropics kicks off its second year with a panel discussion and opening reception at The Shore Club hotel in Miami Beach. The evening begins with the ideas and insights of some of the best GLBT contemporary artists in Words and Power, a panel discussion moderated by Founding Artistic Director Robert Rosenberg.
From August 17 through September 22, 2012. In celebration of the centenary of the birth of controversial Cuban playwright Virgilio Piñera, the University of Miami (UM) Jerry Herman Ring Theatre will present five of his brilliant plays under the title of Absurd Celebration: The First International Festival of Virgilio Piñera’s Theatre.
FUNDarte and Miami Light Project present Global Cuba Fest 2015, featuring some of the most prominent names in Latin Jazz, and world music. The festival kicks off with an Opening Night Contemporary Cuban Sound Extravaganza on Saturday, March 7, from 7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. at the Miami Dade County Auditorium . The remaining three events will be held at The Light … +
Now in its sixth edition, FUNDarte’s Out in the Tropics is a unique, daring, and artistically outstanding performance festival featuring work by some of today’s most innovative and relevant GLBTQ artists, including Chely Lima, M Lamar, Marga Gomez, Caridad Svich and John Moletress of force/collision. Out In The Tropics 2015 starts with a poetry reading by Miami’s own Chely Lima followed by … +
FUNDarte and Miami Light Project present Global Cuba Fest 2016, the ninth edition of the much awaited festival that this year brings to the stage some of the most recognized musicians of the Cuban Diaspora in Spain. The program includes sets by Iván “Melon” Lewis, considered one of the most recognized jazz pianists of his generation; by Yadam, singer-songwriter who in the … +