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Closing Reception: Wendy Wischer: Escaping Gravity. In this new body of work, Wendy Wischer turns her focus more directly to nature, the cycle of life, alongside the major signals of our current environmental issues. By layering multimedia, reflecting poetically on the human condition and the earth, both in decay and bloom, Wischer explores her shifting relationship with nature and with herself.
THE BEATLES: Eight Days a Week. The Touring Years, 4K restoration and digitally remastered/ A 30 minutes concert of The Beatles’ performance from Shea Stadium 1965 is an in-theater exclusive bonus. From June of 1962 to the time the band quit touring in August of 1966, the Beatles performed 815 times in 15 different countries and 90 cities around the world. From Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard.Cult-Movies new art circuits’ section.
Eight recent Venezuelan Movies Festival from September 23 to September 29. At 7 or 9 pm or both. Check here for more information: https://www.facebook.com/CinemaVenezuelaInaternacional. The films are: El Malquerido, Paquete #3, Hasta que la Muerte nos Separe, Memorias de un Soldado, El Infierno de Gaspar Mendoza, Lo que lleva el Rio, La Casa del Fin de los Tiempos and Km 72.
Miami Beach SoundScape Cinema Series presents the new season of Free Films Under the Stars. Starting on October 5th at 8 pm with Brooklyn (2015). A beach chair or towel is all moviegoers will need to enjoy cinema under the stars on the beautifully manicured grounds of SoundScape. The films are projected onto a 7,000 square foot wall of the New World Center through a freestanding state-of-the art visual and audio system.Subscribe to receive text updates on the movie series by texting MBFilm to 91011.
The public is invited to attend the closing reception for centennial exhibit “This Land Is Your Land: A Second Century for America’s National Parks” on Friday, January 6th from 6 pm to 10 pm, with free admission, cash bar and live performance of “Songs and Stories of Our National Parks” by Florida folk musician Grant Livingston and park ranger Gary Bremen. The duo will perform together from 7 pm to 8 pm. Grant Livingston will perform a second solo set of his original songs from 8:30 pm to 9:30pm. This special performance is presented by the Coral Gables Museum in partnership with the Dade Heritage Trust, South Florida National Park Trust and National Park Service.
Sunday, March 19th from 2 to 7 p.m., the NW 7th Avenue businesses are hosting their 7 Ave Sunday art walk to be held every third Sunday of the month. This art walk is free and open to the public and will feature art, live music, performances, and food at different locations along NW 7th Avenue from NW 20th Street to NW 54th Street in Miami. Some of the participating businesses and locations are 749 Art Studios and Gallery, Chris Pyrate Studio Gallery, The Bridge Catalyst Art Space, Brooklyn Vintage and Vinyl, Jolt Radio, The Collective Art Space Miami, His and Hers Parlour, Mark Diamond Photography, the Art Square, and D Point USA to name a few. Please come out every third Sunday and enjoy all the fun! More info: www.7avesunday.com.
Directed by Philippe Niang. French with English Subtitles. At only eight years-old, Toussaint Louverture was marked forever after witnessing a grave tragedy befall his enslaved father. Over two decades later—as an adult and a free man—Louverture enlists his military genius and political acumen to lead the first successful slave uprising that led to the independence of Haiti. For the past several years, Ayiti Images has been using film as a platform to expose the greater South Florida community to a more positive and varied image of the Haitian experience. Films selected for the series are highly acclaimed and award-winning works capturing authentic aspects of Haitian life. Many are by Haitian filmmakers.
Cult Movies Films & Hours here: http://www.gablescinema.com/coming-soon/. You can also call the info line: 786 385 9689. There is a covered garage with ample parking immediately next door to the Cinema. Rates are $1.00 per hour, $2.00 per hour every hour after 4 hours, and $12 maximum (or if you lose your ticket). Patrons who park in the garage can self-validate in our lobby.
Final Days for Ciudad Magica with works by Hoxxoh, Andrew Antonaccio, and Michael Vasquez. Miami is often referred to as the Ciudad Mágica (the magic city), a nickname born out of the city’s rapid growth.
Directed by Jean Renoir. The roguish publisher of a debt-ridden magazine (Jules Berry) disappears and is presumed dead following a railroad accident.A delightful 80-year-old French classic, as fresh as today’s headlines.
A Fantastic Woman – Coral Gables Art Cinema (260 Aragon Ave.), 4 & 7 pm. Marina and Orlando are in love and planning for the future. Marina is a young waitress and aspiring singer. Orlando is 20 years older than her and owns a printing company. After celebrating Marina’s birthday one evening, Orlando falls seriously ill. Marina rushes him to the emergency room, but he passes away just after arriving at the hospital. Instead of being able to mourn her lover, suddenly Marina is treated with suspicion. The doctors and Orlando’s family don’t trust her. A woman detective investigates Marina to see if she was involved in his death. Orlando’s ex-wife forbids her from attending the funeral.
Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival and Adaptive Studios will team up on Tuesday, June 5 for a special screening of the first two episodes of GROWN at MDC’s Tower Theater Miami, followed by a panel and Q&A session and a reception. GROWN creators and stars Edson Jean and Joshua Jean-Baptiste, New World School of the Arts college theater alumni will be in attendance.
August 11 – December 21: The Barbers of Miami and Havana: Relations Not Cut. Barbershops are places where community, culture,and identity thrive. They are also places where there are connections between people on many levels. This exhibit takes you inside several Cuban American barbershops in the Miami area and several Cuban barbershops in Havana to allow you to see for yourself how much goes on besides people getting haircuts. Regardless of the ever‑shifting governmental politics and policies of the two countries, the connections between people are strong and relations are not cut!
Join PAMM for this unmissable event! The Third Horizon Film Festival is coming to PAMM, with a never-before-seen visual journey that displays Jamaican culture conceptually. Experience an illusionary exploration of the land and people with beautiful artistic footage by renowned director Khalik Allah. Kick off the film festival weekend with music by DJ Juls, AfroPop sensation, and culture Thursday.
Because they are installing a New Screen!!! On October 1st through 4th the Cinema will be closed for its installation. Measuring 12 x 33 feet and boasting a 2.76:1 aspect ratio, it will accommodate Ultra Panavision 70 films. These extra-wide titles also require the use of a special lens on our Century JJ 70mm projectors. The Cinema has received the screen and lens through a generous donation from Magna-Tech Electronic Co.
One Time Screening Only, Today. October 1st, at 6:30 pm. AIDA (SALZBURG FESTIVAL). Music: Giuseppe Verdi. Directed by: Shirin Neshat. Cast: Anna Netrebko, Francesco Meli, Roberto Tagliavini, Ekaterina Semenchuk. France, Austria / 2018 / 160 min + One Interval / Opera in Four Acts. In Italian with English Subtitles. Part of the 2018 World Stages Fall Season at MDC’s Tower Theater.
In the history of the Salzburg Festival, Verdi’s popular opera Aida was performed only once, in 1979, staged and conducted by Herbert von Karajan. For its return, the Salzburg Festival assembled a superb artistic team, making this production the most sought after and over-booked in the Festival’s history. The supreme cast was led by Anna Netrebko in the title role, directed by Iranian-born New York-based visual artist Shirin Neshat and conducted by the world’s finest Verdi conductor, Riccardo Muti.
Join the Coral Gables Art Cinema for this fascinating film experience! With a modern interpretation of Suspiria (by Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino), revisit Dario Argento’s masterpiece in an amazing restoration that enhances the cinematography and unique score by rock band Goblin. The story follows a ballet dancer who transfers to a prestigious German dance school only to discover malice and mystery. Watch this harrowing thriller today.
Today at 4pm, in Savor – Ft. Lauderdale: Mariana Monteagudo is a renowned Venezuelan plastic artist currently residing in Florida. The film details the creative process of her new series “Uncanny”, and the inspirations behind her intriguing, eerie and culturally hybrid doll sculptures. The creations are made of repurposed materials that were originally waste. In the film, topics like capitalism, immigration, maternity, contemporary art, terror and the repurposing of objects are explored. Producer: The Lunch Box Studio / Cinematographer-Editor: Elaine Minionis / Featuring: Mariana Monteagudo, Mary Ann Cohen, Rochi Llaneza / Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
December 9th; 9:30-10: 30 am; Coral Gables Museum
Enjoy a talk with the Coral Gables Museum as ten artists consider the beauty and intrigue behind the work within “Kindred Spirits: Ten Artists by the Hudson”. Today is the last day that the exhibition will be open, and the closing reception will include a conversation about the pieces and the culture behind them, as well as carefully curated Cuban snacks to go along with the theme of the exhibit.
Sunday, December 9th; 10am-1pm; Lowe Art Museum
Join the Lowe Art Museum for Bubbles and Brunch to celebrate the end of Art Basel and Art Miami Week 2018! This event includes a deliciously luxurious breakfast, as well as a talk by Basel-featured artist Hank Willis Thomas. Enjoy the fin of the art fair with fellow museum members and art lovers at the Lowe.
Opening Reception of Second Life by Venezuelan artist Mario Villaroel this Tuesday, December 18, 7 pm, at 1548 Brickell Ave (The Hive at Brickell). A Ninoska Huerta new Pop Op on view until January 15, 2019. Intervened Cellos & Violins!
Saturday, December 29th; 12-7pm; Fabian Castanier Gallery
Join the Fabian Castanier Gallery to see “Boundless”, an exhibition by the Miaz Brothers that closes today! Boundless explores figurative work and portraiture in a new way with paintings depicting ethereal visions of women with blurred, otherworldly lighting that creates a unique and beautiful effect. Inspired by classical portraiture, but rendered with layers of aerosol paint, the artists explore the space between one’s perception of the self and the intangible in a truly boundless and personal way.
January 5th, 2019; Pan American Art Projects; 12-6pm
Today is the last day to see “Space as Form”, the exhibition with art by Carolina Sardi of Pan American Projects. The Argentinian artist works mostly with conceptual and ambiguous three-dimensional work inspired by the concrete art movement to create simple and unifying sculptural pieces defined by the relationship between space and shape.
Artist Jamali’s next gallery visit is scheduled for February 6, 1 – 8 pm. Meet the internationally renowned, Pakistan-born artist, Jamali, and enjoy his new pieces: Love is in the Air. He developed his unique style of “Mystical Expressionism” long-ago in response to a vision.
Meet Jamali at his space in Brickell City Centre on Friday, April 12th (noon – 9 pm) and Saturday, April 13th same hours (noon to 9pm). Enjoy his new works, his Spring Exhibition: Art with “Sole” Jamali is one of the most collected living artists in the world today. His greatest historic contribution to contemporary art is his innovative technique, Fresco Tempera.
Tuesday, April 23rd; 8-9pm; Coral Gables Musuem
Today is the last day to see the Coral Gables Museum exhibit. Castles in the Sky, an exhibition on Fantasy Architecture in Contemporary Art. Jarring the laws of actual architecture, the imagined palace functions as a very real foundation, buttress, and pillar for Castles in the Sky. From Claes Oldenburg’s proposal to replace the Washington Monument with gigantic scissors to Laurie Simmons’ photograph of candy castles atop a cake weathering a blizzard of confectionary “snow,” the works here delight and intrigue.
Before it closes, visit Miami MoCAAD’s Reconstructing Identity: An Exploration of Identity and Diaspora Through Artistic Practice, a pop-up exhibition of painting, sculpture, photography and drawings. Hours: Wednesday – Friday, 12-6pm; Sat., 1-5pm, until June 27 when the exhibit ends. Historic Ward Rooming House at 249 NW 9th St., Overtown, Miami, Fl. 33136. Exhibition organized by Donnamarie Baptiste.
Saturday, June 29th; 10-12pm; HistoryMiami
Join HistoryMiami and resident historian Dr. George for a walking tour of Brickell Avenue while listening to stories of William and Mary Brickell, who developed the area to what it is today.
Join the Coral Gables Arts Cinema for a pre-Independence Day film extravaganza directed by Denys Arcand “The Fall of the American Empire”. This film is witty and critical in its depiction of modern capitalistic society, and takes on the powerful themes of the predominance of money and morals in outrageous cinematic sequence. This film is in French with English subtitles and is rated R.
Annie Blazejack & Geddes Levenson: Rewilding closing reception will take place on Saturday, October 5, 6 – 9 at Gallery@CGAF (3390 Mary St. -entrance on Grand Ave-, Coconut Grove). Free and open to the public. Annie and Geddes grew up together in Miami ,Florida, graduated from NWSA and work collaboratively. Thet have been showing work together for over a decade.